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Gear & Gadgets

San Francisco

This Backpack Traveled Over 100,000 Miles With Me

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

I’ve been on a quest over the last decade to find a laptop backpack that offers comfort, style, durability, and function. I’ve gone through a dozen laptop backpacks over the years, from Timbuk2 to Kenneth Cole to North Face to Encase to Hurley and a…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Get in on a Roundtable With Top Accelerators, Founders, and Mentors

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Innovate Celebrate 2017 comes with a variety of flashy events, from the 100 pitches our Startup of the Year semifinalists will be blazing through, to the escape rooms and improv classes we’ll have available. But when you’re looking for the skinny on entrepreneurship, you’ll…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Innovate Celebrate 2017 Will Be Home to Some Pretty Great Prizes

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 1:30 pm

If you’ve ever been to Innovate Celebrate in the past, you know that it’s an entrepreneur’s dream. With mentor sessions, startup competitions, and enough cocktails to make a llama woozy, our annual conference is about supporting and celebrating startup founders and entrepreneurs from around…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Champagne, a View, and More at the 2017 Startup of the Year Party

By | Oct 4, 2017 at 1:30 pm

At the 3-day global Innovate Celebrate 2017 Conference in San Francisco, hundreds of corporate innovators, investors, tech leaders will packed the halls at the InterContinental for a variety of panels and fireside chats. We’ll also host a trip out to the Lighthouse for the Blind, to…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

20 More Mentors Imparting Wisdom at Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Sep 29, 2017 at 11:30 am

A little mentorship can go a long way when your building a startup. Sure, failure is the best teacher, but doesn’t it sound a little less soul crushing to learn about the mistakes you might make from someone that’s already been there? Fortunately, TechCo…

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Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Ice Hockey Olympian Angela Ruggiero to Speak at Innovate Celebrate

By | Sep 29, 2017 at 10:50 am

Our roster of Innovate Celebrate speakers includes the CTO of a robotics company, a New York Times bestseller, a sports tech maven, and top execs at Intel, Homeland Security, and GoPro. Now, we’re adding a four-time Olympic ice hockey player. Yeah, that’s right, be jealous. In…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

GoPro COO CJ Prober to Speak at Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Sep 28, 2017 at 2:30 pm

No one would have ever seen Brandy the Surfing Pug catch a wave or Captain Andreas B. Heide freediving with wild orca whales if it wasn’t for a GoPro. Whether you’re a sport enthusiast, photographer, or someone who just wants to capture the action, a GoPro…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

San Francisco 49ers’ CIO Brano Perkovich to Speak at Innovate Celebrate

By | Sep 27, 2017 at 11:30 am

The NFL has admittedly been steeped in controversy in recent months. However, despite the extensive news coverage, the avid boycotts, and the tweet-heavy president, the league still remains one of the largest innovators in the sports industry. From impressive camera technology to improved graphics…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

5 Things to Do in San Francisco During Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Sep 26, 2017 at 11:30 am

At Innovate Celebrate 2017 in sunny San Francisco, you’ll be listening to speakers, networking at events, and checking out our 5th Annual Startup of the Year Celebration. But you know all about that. Where can you go to see the sights, eat the eats, and drink…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Meet the Women Founders Competing to Be TechCo’s Startup of the Year

By | Sep 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Being an entrepreneur is hard enough as it is. Long hours, constant rejection, and scouring the planet for capital can take a toll on anyone. Unfortunately, one group of entrepreneurs has it even harder: women founders. In addition to all this entrepreneurial stress, they…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Meet the Top Startups Competing at Innovate Celebrate 2017 [WEST]

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 12:20 pm

For anyone that loves beautiful weather, outdoor adventures, and innovative startups, the West Coast is the place to be. Not only do states like California, Colorado, Washington, and New Mexico enjoy enough sunshine to make tanning lotion a necessity, they also house some of…

Mobile

Palo Alto

News Aggregator Flipboard Is a Secret Weapon for Mobile Traffic

By | Jul 28, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Quick, name the top traffic sources for a mobile site: the Google/Facebook duopoly sits at the top, while other major social networks — Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and even Instagram — might factor in depending on the news in question. But does the news aggregation…

Startups & Apps

San Francisco

How the Startup of the Year Competition Impacts Its Winners

By | Jul 27, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Between October 9th and 11th, 2017, Innovate! and Celebrate conference will descend on downtown San Francisco for its fifth annual Startup of the Year event. You can read up on what to expect from the event, which is created through the partnership between TechCo and Consumer…

Funding

San Francisco

Canaan Partners Closes $800 Million Fund, Largest to Date

By | Jul 26, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Venture capital funding has been on a relatively steady decline over the last few years. However, much like salaries in the NBA and MLB, gigantic sums are being thrown around in single funds and deals that are keeping things on an even keel. With…

Facebook

San Francisco

Facebook Wants to Build Its Own Town

By | Jul 24, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Tech companies are famous for their office perks. Whether it’s pinball machines, gourmet chefs, or access to a company yacht, innovative minds come up with innovative ways to treat their employees right. But if you think fully stocked fridges, meditation rooms, and nap pods…

Jobs

San Francisco

Solutions Architect Tops the Latest List of Highest Paid Positions in Tech

By | Jul 17, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The future is bright for tech professionals: average tech salaries have jumped 7.7 percent in the last year, and are now up to a whopping $96,370, according to a Fast Company stat. But which professions are earning far above that number, and which are…

Ecosystems

San Francisco

What Are The Top Tech Hubs? 25 Cities Ranked

By | Jun 19, 2017 at 12:15 pm

The mission to become the “next Silicon Valley” has become a trite endeavor as every city outside of the San Francisco bay area has attempted to spur the connectivity, capital, talent, and success potential that it has to offer. Let’s not forget, Silicon Valley…