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How 9 Business Leaders Took In Solar Eclipse

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 1:48 am

The total solar eclipse has come and gone, and hopefully you had a chance to take it in. If you did not, don’t worry NASA has you covered. We were curious to see where some of the top tech titans and luminaries took in…

Women's issues

4 Ways Gender Equality is Good for Men 

By | Sep 24, 2015 at 12:30 pm

“White men in Europe and the US are the beneficiaries of the single greatest affirmation action program in the history of the world. It is called the history of the world,” quips Michael Kimmel in his new TEDWomen talk. This is one of the…

Reports & Rankings

The 13 Most Powerful Women in Tech (by Fortune) 

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 8:00 am

Last week, Fortune released its annual list of the Most Powerful Women in Business – including thirteen female executives from the US tech industry. HP CEO Meg Whitman and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg came in at #7 and #8, with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer…


Infographic: Women in Technology Then and Now

By | Oct 22, 2014 at 11:00 pm

The IT industry has got a bit of catching up to do when it comes to women in the workplace, as they represent half of the workforce worldwide, but only occupy a quarter of the jobs in Information Technology. The STEM professions (Science, Technology,…


The Top 10 Stories of the Week: DC’s Zoobean on Shark Tank, Defining Work-Life Balance, and How the Virginia Tech Tragedy Led Fred Cook to Entrepreneurship

By | Apr 19, 2014 at 12:49 pm

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech Cocktail’s posts from this week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get it. You’re a busy person, with a lot of things on your mind and…



Watch Sheryl Sandberg on the Colbert Report [VIDEO]

By | Apr 11, 2014 at 3:35 pm

On Wednesday night, Stephen Colbert – who was in the news this week for replacing David Letterman – welcomed Sheryl Sandberg to the Colbert Report. The COO of Facebook and author of Lean In, Sandberg laughed her way through the interview and managed to…

Work-life balance

We’re Obsessed with Work-Life Balance, But We Totally Fail at It

By | Apr 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm

When I went to a meetup on Sunday, the topic of meditation came up. To my surprise, it seemed perfectly normal: most people talked about trying it at one point or another. Meditation has gone mainstream. That’s part of a broader movement toward work-life…

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Las Vegas

Gina Bianchini of Mightybell: Don’t Be a Lone Wolf

By | Oct 24, 2013 at 9:14 pm

“As a kid, all the way through college, I observed a crucial mistake that so many people make during their narrative of entrepreneurship: being the lone wolf,” says Gina Bianchini, founder of Mightybell. Her talk today at Tech Cocktail Celebrate focused around how to…

Social Media

Lean In Circles Debut on Mightybell

By | Aug 22, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Lean In, the movement spearheaded by Sheryl Sandberg to help women pursue their ambitions, has found a home on Mightybell. Over 7,000 circles have been created on the community platform, where Lean In supporters can share and discuss content, organize meetups, and send private…


Facebook Files For IPO, Exposes ‘The Hacker Way’ Among Other Juicy Details

By | Feb 1, 2012 at 11:59 pm

Facebook filed it’s form S-1 with the SEC today to raise $5 billion in an initial public offering. It’s likely to be the largest by a web company since Google in 2004 and could place the social network’s value as high as $75 billion to…


While Google Plus Snubs Businesses, Facebook Gives Them Free Ads

By | Sep 28, 2011 at 9:00 am

Facebook announced Monday that it will be giving away up to $10 million in free advertisements – $50 for 200,000 businesses – starting in January 2012. “Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy and we believe that Facebook can be a tremendous…


NYTimes Profiles Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg

By | Oct 3, 2010 at 6:44 pm

The addition of Sheryl Sandberg just a few short years ago, appears to be one of the best moves that Mark Zuckerberg has made as it added a level of established credibility to Facebook. This credibility has been necessary as Facebook has been in…