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Books

San Francisco

Sarah Lacy on Benevolent Sexism and You

By | Nov 22, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Over the past several months we’ve seen dozens of men in power, across various industries, facing the ramifications of their predatory behavior.  The timeliness the new book by Pando founder Sarah Lacy titled, A UTERUS IS A FEATURE, NOT A BUG: The Working Woman’s Guide…

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…

Enqos – Tower V3

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…

Conferences

San Francisco

Innovate! and Celebrate 2017 Is Coming to San Francisco This October

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) are joining forces again for the 5th annual Innovate! and Celebrate conference to host a unique, dual conference where the biggest names in technology meet the cutting edge of the startup world. This year, we’re excited to announce…

SXSW

Austin

SXSW Startup Night Winners: WiseBanyan, SPLT, & Eddy by FLUX

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 3:30 pm

If you walked down the infamous 6th Street in Austin, Texas during SXSW 2017, you’d see plenty of bars and barbecue opportunities as well as your fair share of interesting people. Among the excitement of the festival, 24 startups competed at the Tech.Co Startup…

Announcements

San Francisco

Just Like NBA’s Kevin Durant, We’re Headed to the Bay Area Soon

By | Jul 11, 2016 at 12:30 pm

With NBA superstar Kevin Durant moving to the Golden State Warriors, there is certainly going to be an earthquake-like shift in the NBA. But for a startup in San Francisco, shaking things up in a particular industry is an everyday occurrence. Tech.Co’s excited to…

News

A Cool Map of New York City from a San Francisco Perspective

By | Oct 22, 2014 at 9:00 pm

For the briefest of moments, let’s set aside the debate regarding whether it’s better to startup in New York City or San Francisco. I mean, really, when you think about, both the Bay area and New York are equally great, considering the quality of…

News

San Francisco

Path Raises $25 Million In Series C Round Of Funding

By | Jan 10, 2014 at 10:22 pm

With continued growth and feature rollouts in 2013 Path shared this evening that they are starting 2014 out by announcing their latest funding round. For their Series C round of funding they have raised $25 million. The round includes contributions from Bakrie Global Group, Kleiner Perkins Caufield…

Startup

San Francisco

Pinstagram: Billion Dollar Mashup?

By | May 2, 2012 at 12:54 pm

Pinterest and Instagram are two the of the fastest growing apps of all time. So I wonder what would happen if you combine them together? Pinterest + Instagram = Pinstagram That is exactly what the team of Brandon Leonardo and Pek Pongpaet did with the launch…

Startup

San Francisco

Y Combinator Launches 39 Startups At Demo Day 2012 – Vote For Your Favorite

By | Mar 28, 2012 at 5:00 pm

Based in Silicon Valley, Y Combinator is one of the hottest startup accelerators offering seed funding for startups. Founded by Paul Graham just 7 years ago, YC has produced such companies as Airbnb, Reddit, Justin.tv, and more. This spring they put out another large and…

Startup

San Francisco

500 Startups Unveils Latest Class Of 34 Startups

By | Oct 31, 2011 at 12:01 pm

Today the Silicon Valley based accelerator 500 Startups lead by Dave McClure and Paul Singh has unveiled its latest set of startups which includes 34 companies from across the United States, which is the largest batch size to date. The latest class of startups…

Gear & Gadgets

San Francisco

Lead iPod Creator Unveils Nest: The Sleek, Smart Thermostat

By | Oct 25, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Green technology is making consumer appliances cool again: yesterday, former Apple iPod SVP Tony Fadell unveiled a smart thermostat called Nest. “We [are excited] to reinvent such an important yet unloved device that would make people’s lives easier and hopefully, make the world a…

Games

NYC

Shaker Looks To Stir Up Facebook With First Virtual Bar: Cocktails Anyone?

By | Sep 15, 2011 at 1:01 am

Virtual worlds are nothing new. Second Life blazed the trail and opened up people’s eyes to the various uses of a virtual environment. Now virtual worlds may have gone mainstream, as we’ve noticed a serious trend that consists of meshing a virtual world on…

Entrepreneur

Boulder

SimpleGeo Co-Founder Matt Galligan Moves On

By | Aug 22, 2011 at 8:01 pm

Yesterday, we shared some thoughts from SimpleGeo VP of Product Jeffrey Kalmikoff, and today SimpleGeo founder Matt Galligan has decided to move on. We’ve been following Matt for quite sometime now from his days as a TechStars startup with SocialThing, where I first interviewed…

Entrepreneur

San Francisco

Fwix Takes On GeoTagging The Web; Future of Location With CEO Darian Shirazi

By | Aug 19, 2011 at 10:52 am

With the rise of mobile devices, mainly smartphones, location-based services have been tied to just about every application we use these days. Geolocation is used to personalize your experience, or, in some cases, offer additional services to you. The geolocation data enables applications to…

Episodes

San Francisco

Hotpads.com HQ San Francisco Office Preview

By | Jul 4, 2011 at 9:09 am

Hotpads.com has been operating from Washington, D.C. since 2005 as one of the first visual searches for real estate and apartment rentals. We covered the launch of both its Android and iPad apps. This past May they opened up a West Coast office in…

Business

San Francisco

Square Raises $100 Million More Funding, Valued at $1 Billion

By | Jun 29, 2011 at 1:55 am

There is definitely money to be made in the mobile payment business and to prove it, venture capitalists just put $100 million dollars more into Square in a Series C round of funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, according to a report…