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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…

Jobs

Top 20 Cities With Growing Tech Jobs That Aren’t in Silicon Valley

By | Jun 15, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In our latest report, we discovered that the top 10 tech jobs to have in 2017 include some form of engineer or developer role, and with it comes with higher pay. While you might think that everyone will be running to Silicon Valley for…

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…

Funding

The GroupRaise CEO on Fundraising Outside the Silicon Valley Bubble

By | Jun 1, 2017 at 3:50 pm

With its latest, undisclosed funding round, GroupRaise has officially raised follow on funds from three separate firms: Magma Partners, Techstars, and Start-Up Chile. Their platform is designed to connect universities and nonprofits to nearby restaurants in order to host fundraisers. Thanks to GroupRaise, any community can pick…

Events

San Francisco

Seriously, It’s Time to Apply for Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Competition

By | May 25, 2017 at 3:30 pm

OK, you’ve been coy for the last few months. You knew that the Startup of the Year competition deadline was off in the distance and there was no rush to get it in early. But whether you’re waiting to the last minute or have…

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Startups & Apps

The Not Hotdog App from HBO’s Silicon Valley Is Real

By | May 15, 2017 at 2:20 pm

HBO’s Silicon Valley has been touted as one of the funniest shows on TV right now. However, Bay Area entrepreneurs and startup founders are quick to point out that the show is remarkably accurate when it comes its portrayal of the tech world. Founder disputes,…

Funding

Austin

Austin’s Opcity Raises $27MM to Match Home Buyers and Sellers With Realtors

By | May 10, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Cofounder of Yodle, Ben Rubenstein, who sold the company to Web.com in 2016 for $342MM, is at it again. He’s scaling his next venture with Opcity, the real estate technology company improving residential real estate’s consumer experience by matching top agents with qualified home…

Education

Phoenix

Arizona State and Draper University Team Up For Entrepreneur Dream Course

By | Apr 21, 2017 at 11:20 am

For college students, going to class and reading about building a business is one thing, but having the opportunity to actually build one of their own is quite another. Sure there are plenty of business courses that students can take to up their game,…

Reports & Rankings

Austin

The Top 5 Cities for Tech in the US

By | Apr 20, 2017 at 11:20 am

For years, Silicon Valley has been the tech haven of the world. With more patents, more unicorn companies, and more overall innovation than anywhere in the world, it was hard to argue with the Bay Area’s status as the best city for tech. However,…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Mentors, Cybersecurity, and SXSW Startup Night

By | Mar 24, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Spring has sprung! The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and entrepreneurs around the world are crawling out of their home offices in search of food that isn’t Doritos. And if you were out in the world enjoying some sunshine, you might have missed some…

Interviews

Austin

Startups: Disrupt Yourself To Disrupt The Industry – Interview With Brian Solis

By | Mar 23, 2017 at 3:30 pm

While startups may think that Silicon Valley is the only place they should build a business and find funding, they’re wrong. Startup hotspots such as Los Angeles, New York, Denver, Phoenix, Austin, and more, are bubbling up all over the country and the money…

Ecosystems

San Francisco

How to Build Your Network in Silicon Valley

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 10:30 am

It’s no secret that Silicon Valley is saturated with formidable tech startups. The tech hub has attracted investors, built a thriving community, and spawned innovative concepts and ideas popular around the world. As competitive an environment as it is, startup disruption also fosters support…

Startups & Apps

Why You Should Build a Startup in Your Community

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 5:50 pm

For many years, entrepreneurs assumed that if they were going to create a successful, tech-based startup, they had to move to Silicon Valley. If this was ever true, it isn’t true anymore. With business incubators, Shark Tank style competitions, and crowdfunding solutions popping up…

News

Peter Thiel Speaks Out About His Support of Donald Trump

By | Oct 31, 2016 at 2:20 pm

At the National Press Club billionaire Peter Thiel, entered the lion’s den of media and discussed why he is backing Donald Trump for president. Theil, a libertarian, has traditionally supported outsiders and lumps Donald into that same category. “Bernie Sanders and Trump are the…

Startups & Apps

Robots Have Officially Perfected the Pizza Delivery Process

By | Oct 4, 2016 at 11:20 am

We’ve all been there. Sitting at home waiting for a large, pepperoni and mushroom pizza to arrive at the front door after ordering on your smartphone. The “smart tracker” says it should have been there 20 minutes ago, but it’s delivery, so you know…

Opinion/Analysis

Millennials Don’t Trust Silicon Valley

By | Sep 28, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Fear of financial failure stopped 40 percent of millennials from starting businesses in 2014. Since the 1980s, the number of business owners under 30 dropped 65 percent, one analysis says. Now, a new nationwide survey might hold a few more clues as to why so…

Tips & How To’s

What Daytime TV Can Teach You About Startup Stress

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 9:43 am

The first episode of Silicon Valley features the main character Richard throwing up in a doctor’s office because the guy can’t handle a seemingly impossible choice: Taking the money or keeping the company. The cheery doctor tells him it’s, “Just a garden variety panic attack. Welcome…