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Las Vegas

Why Eureka Park Embodies the Spirit of CES 2017

By | Jan 4, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story.  This year’s first big tech get together is already upon us: The Consumer Electronics Show is gearing up at Las Vegas, NV, and will run from January 5 to 8 in 2017. For…

Product Launch

How to Find Your Path to Market for Consumer Products

By | Feb 7, 2017 at 11:20 am

Once your product is made and you’re ready to put it on the market, understanding the manufacturing and distribution process can be a huge learning curve for founders. Unfortunately, it’s also an incredibly important thing to learn if you’re interested in …

Funding

3 Startup Accelerators Net Almost 10 Percent of All U.S. Series A Rounds

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 4:30 pm

As Mattermark has found, the top three accelerators in the startup business — Y Combinator, Techstars, and 500 Startups — have been responsible for about ten percent of all series A deals in the U.S. for a couple years straight. The real news here? Most…

Accelerator

Techstars and Target: Driving Innovation for Retail

By | Jan 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

Techstars has announced that they’re opening applications for the 2017 class of Techstars Retail in partnership with Target. You can apply online, and applications are open through April 9th and the program starts in July. Recapping Last Year In case you missed it, …

Accelerator

Building a Startup Accelerator at a Large Company: Lessons from Target

By | Dec 29, 2016 at 8:30 pm

An accelerator is a great way to give innovative startups the chance to really grow in a supporting environment. And while they’re typically used by smaller companies, big corporations are starting to see the value in investing in new ideas. Recently, Target and …

CES

Las Vegas

Techstars to Host the Startup Stage at CES 2017

By | Dec 15, 2016 at 5:50 pm

CES is one of the largest tech trading shows in the world. Held in Las Vegas, Nevada, the event is entering its 50th year. And in between all the giant technology companies showcasing the thinnest TVs, the fastest chips, and the coolest concept cars,…

Diversity

Techstars Foundation Announces Second Round of Grantees for Diversity

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Diversity in tech is not only important; it’s imperative to progressing the innovation revolution. Fortunately, The Techstars Foundation has announce their second round of grantees committed to improving the landscape of diversity in tech. Techstars received hundreds …

Partnership

How “Couplepreneurs” Make Each Other Better

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 4:30 pm

In the world of entrepreneurship, it’s not uncommon to find cofounders being husband and wife who are able to keep their partnership going strong before and after clocking out at the end of the day. Tech.Co’s own CEO Frank Gruber and COO Jen Consalvo,…

Conferences

Detroit

20 Startups Set to Showcase at North American International Auto Show

By | Dec 11, 2016 at 10:30 am

With their pedal to the metal, the automotive industry is working to bring consumers the latest technology to their driving experience and looking to startups for solutions. Coming this January, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), one of the most prestigious auto …

Startups & Apps

How Reading App Caribu Makes Bedtime Stories High-Tech

By | Dec 8, 2016 at 10:30 am

Reading to your little one before bed is a time honored tradition. But with more and more parents being forced to travel away from their children for any myriad of reasons, finding a way to keep up the tradition is harder than ever. Fortunately,…

Accelerator

Seattle

Techstars Announces the Alexa Accelerator in Seattle

By | Dec 1, 2016 at 8:30 pm

With Amazon launching a new artificial intelligence platform that is available to outside developers and the holidays being right around the corner, interest in Alexa has never been higher. And now Techstars is getting in on the fun by announcing their expanded investment in …

Startup

Miami

How a New Cambridge Innovation Center Will Boost Miami Startups

By | Nov 30, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), a well-established entrepreneur community and work space, has moved to Miami. The space has only been open in full since this fall, but it’s already working to bring the same support and resources to Miami startups that other CIC …

Startups & Apps

How the Loog Guitar Gives Kids the Most Fun, Simple Instrument Possible

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm

First conceived as a master’s thesis at New York University and then spending time as a 2011 Kickstarter funded at quadruple its initial goal, the Loog guitar is now the banner product at NYC-based startup Loog. The guitar provides a simple, easy-to-learn kids’ …

Funding

Ask Techstars: Going From Seed to Series A

By | Nov 20, 2016 at 10:30 am

When your startup is going for that Series A, knowing what investors look for in a business is helpful when moving from one round to the next. At Techstars, Ari Newman, partner at Techstars; Bryan Birsic, CEO of Wunder Capital (Boulder ‘14); and Bora Celik,…

Entrepreneur

A Veteran’s Day Conversation With Entrepreneur and Vet Ray Antonino

By | Nov 11, 2016 at 10:30 am

Patriot Boot Camp (PBC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 2012, aims to to provide service members, veterans, and their spouses with access to mentors and training that will help them create the next generation of high-growth startups. Since its inception, the organization has …

Inspiration

Patriot Boot Camp Helps Veterans Transition to Tech Entrepreneurs

By | Feb 8, 2017 at 9:15 am

Etched into the mindset of the American military, the warrior ethos of the U.S. Armed Forces is to leave no one behind. Inspired by that credo, a tightly knit band of veterans and their family members has created a unique “boot camp” to help…

Startups & Apps

How Global Startup Weekend 2016 Can Plug You Into Your Community

By | Nov 10, 2016 at 9:15 am

Any innovators out there — new or experienced — can tell you that connections are key. If you don’t have an opportunity to proof your ability, you won’t attract the traction you need to get a project, startup, or even a job offer. Lucky…