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San Francisco

The Startup of the Year 2018 Application Is Open

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Since 2006, the Startup of the Year competition has been showcasing early-stage startups in a way that only we can. Our excitement and zeal for these budding entrepreneurs is unparalleled across the industry, as is evident from the success the companies involved have experienced….

Startup Spotlight

Boston

Startup Spotlight: Final Exams, Santa Chatbot and Clean Up Your Email

By | Dec 8, 2017 at 1:30 pm

December is the month where the flurry of the holidays are in full swing and students are starting to stress out in anticipation of final exams. This week in Startup Spotlight we found companies helping students get through their final exams, gift giving chatbots, getting…

Enqos – Tower V2

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Cyber Security, Car Care, and Reducing Grunt Work

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm

With the new iPhone X, biometric security was taken to the next level with FaceID to protect one’s personal and banking information. Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help streamline your daily life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found an affordable…

Ecosystems

Fargo

There’s More to Fargo, North Dakota Than What’s on the Big Screen

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 12:20 pm

If you hear the word “Fargo,” you might think of the american comedy series or the 1996 film that won multiple Oscars. But there’s more to the city than what’s on the big screen. It is here where innovators, artists, entrepreneurs and more have…

Startup Spotlight

Los Angeles

Startup Spotlight: Electric Folding Bike, DIY Science Kits and a Smart Trashcan

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 1:30 pm

If you are starting to get a jump on your holiday list, we have some startups that have built some gadgets that could find its way into your life. Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help streamline your daily life. This week…

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: Hurricane Relief, Pet Gadgets, and Startup of the Year

By | Sep 1, 2017 at 2:30 pm

There are few things more exciting than the weekend. The promise of some free time after the long work week can be enough to make you giddy. And there’s nothing more relaxing on a Friday afternoon than taking a look at the top stories…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

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

By | Sep 1, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The world is filled with people that want to make a difference. From the peak of Nanda Devi in India to the streets of the Champs-Élysées in Paris, startup founders and entrepreneurs have shown that Silicon Valley isn’t the only place that business is…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

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

By | Aug 31, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The Midwest is home to more than friendly faces, great sports teams, and frigid weather. This part of the country is filled with startups and entrepreneurs that are more than happy to show the coasts where innovation really comes from. And with success stories…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

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

By | Aug 30, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Being from the South comes with a certain amount of pride. In addition to the unflinching hospitality and the incredible barbecue restaurants, this part of the country is home to a bevy of innovative startups and hungry entrepreneurs. From Texas hubs like Austin and…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

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

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The East Coast startup ecosystem is a force to be reckoned with. Between Washington DC, New England and Silicon Alley, cities and states on the East Coast have shown the world that innovative ideas grow best when sprinkled with a little salt from the…

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…

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…

News

France

11 Favorite Thought-Leaders Named at 2017 Cannes Lions

By | Jun 20, 2017 at 3:50 pm

At the 2017 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the creative global community come together to learn, network and celebrate individuals who push the limits of business, creative communications and change for good. This year, Adobe and Wunderman selected 11 of their favorite thought-leaders who…

Events

San Francisco

5 Benefits of the Startup of the Year Competition That Aren’t Winning

By | May 16, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Unlike bar trivia, startup competitions are about more than just winning. While the prizes, the attention, and the bragging rights are certainly beneficial to any company looking to make it big, there are more than enough benefits to taking part in a startup competition…

Events

San Francisco

Former Startup of the Year Contestants on Why You Need to Apply Today

By | May 11, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Every year, Tech.Co holds the Startup of the Year competition, a pitch contest that pits a huge number of startups against each other in pursuit of capital, business resources, and bragging rights in the startup community. The competition takes place at our annual conference,…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

The Importance of Inclusion in Startup Competitions [Infographic]

By | May 9, 2017 at 12:50 pm

The goal of startup competitions is simple: give smaller startups the attention, opportunity, and maybe even prizes that they would have a hard time finding without a stage to pitch on. They bring together investors, founders, and entrepreneurs to facilitate economic growth and spur innovation…

Events

San Francisco

Cheryl Foil of Kiddar Capital on the Value of Startup Competitions

By | Apr 25, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Competition is a big part of being a startup. With limited capital, sparse media attention, and only so many customers out there, just having a great idea isn’t going to cut it. You’re going to have to prove your worth on a regular basis…