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Why There’s Still Room for Cloud Solution Startups

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Public cloud adoption is rising. A recent Cowen study revealed that companies will be spending 16 percent more on public cloud services in 2017 year-over-year. Organizations are also increasing their use of cloud resources in their work. 18 percent of workloads are now supported…


What 9 Tech Companies Can Teach Us About Great Customer Service

By | Nov 23, 2015 at 5:00 pm

You’ve been there. Something’s not working right and you’re ready to lose your mind. Perhaps you were disconnected after holding for a support rep and listening to terrible music for twenty minutes. Or you received yet another cut-and-paste email that doesn’t answer your question….


Test Your Startup Idea in the #GetStarted2014 Challenge

By | Jul 3, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Do you have a great idea but aren’t sure whether it has legs? The folks at Simpleweb, Onboardly, and Rackspace want you to know that there’s still time to take the #GetStarted2014 challenge. But you need to hurry – entrants must submit their ideas…


Las Vegas

AirHelp Wins $10,000 Prize in Collision Conference Startup Competition

By | May 15, 2014 at 11:43 am

San Francisco-based AirHelp has been announced as the winner of the 2014 Spark powered by Rackspace award at the inaugural Collision Conference in Downtown Las Vegas. The San Francisco-based startup beat over 30 technology startups, which were selected from 500 applicants, and won a cash…


9 Foundational Software and Services for Startups

By | Nov 8, 2013 at 11:00 am

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via…

Coworking spaces

San Antonio

Take a Tour of Geekdom, Texas’s Largest Coworking Space

By | Jun 17, 2013 at 3:00 pm

For the past two years, TechStars Cloud has run its accelerator program out of a downtown San Antonio coworking space that’s claimed to be Texas’s largest. The 45,000-square-foot space was cofounded by veterans from Rackspace, and it has 1,500 hot-desk spots and 300 desks…


Wish You Were There: Video Highlights From Our #StartupLife Celebration

By | Mar 11, 2012 at 2:03 pm

Thanks to our friends at Rackspace for this great video highlighting our #StartupLife Celebration yesterday at The Stage on Sixth at SXSW.  We had a great time.  For those who weren’t able to make it, the below video will give you a little taste…


Robert Scoble: New Platforms Are Fueling Creativity and Innovation

By | Dec 3, 2011 at 6:56 pm

What happens when you grow up as the son of an engineer in Silicon Valley? You get to see the first Mac prototype in 1967 – which didn’t ship for another 17 years. Prolific author and man-about-tech-town Robert Scoble, who was with Microsoft and…



ReportGrid Brings Simplicity to Analytics

By | Oct 27, 2011 at 12:30 pm

Lackluster analytics getting you down? ReportGrid, a company that was showecased at our Tech Cocktail Boulder event on Monday night, is here to the rescue with a simple API – and intelligent, eye-catching analytics to boot, which they deliver as a service through a web…


San Francisco

TechCrunch Disrupt SF Day 2 in Photos

By | Sep 28, 2010 at 7:20 pm

In case you missed it, today, TechCrunch announced it was acquired by AOL (more on that later) and we are in San Francisco to bring you TechCrunch Disrupt Day 2. Check out some of the photos from the second day which has been filled…


San Francisco

TechCrunch Disrupt SF Day 1 in Photos

By | Sep 27, 2010 at 9:59 pm

Welcome to TechCrunch Disrupt 2010! It’s extremely hectic at TechCrunch Disrupt – one might even call it disruptive. 😉 Wow, what a first day! There are so many interesting people in attendance including regulars like TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, Robert Scoble, Dave McClure, Reid…