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San Francisco

Who Will Be TechCo’s 2017 Startup of the Year?

By | Jun 28, 2017 at 2:55 pm

Showcasing new innovations and trends is at the core of what we do here at TechCo, many times these come from early-stage startups. Whether we’re producing content that highlights innovative products and apps that make the world a better place or bridging partnerships between…

Entrepreneur

DC

National Geographic Launches Chasing Genius Competition to Save the World

By | Jun 7, 2017 at 9:20 am

Earth, while filled with beautiful oceans, stunning landscapes, and compassionate people, has its fair share of problems. From food shortages to health issues to sustainability concerns, there’s no denying that this planet isn’t perfect. Fortunately, National Geographic has decided that its time to do…

Startup

San Francisco

Last Call for Startup of the Year Competition Applications

By | May 31, 2017 at 5:50 pm

The Startup of the Year competition is a time-honored tradition at Tech.Co. Every year at our annual conference, we provide a sizable platform for startups to compete for prizes, business resources, and bragging rights. The application process runs for most of the year and startups…

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…

Startups & Apps

Portland, Maine

Meet the Five Finalists in LaunchPad’s Pitch Competition

By | May 23, 2017 at 10:30 am

After close to 140 applications and countless hours to narrow down the finalists, LaunchPad, the small business pitch competition created by Gorham Savings Bank, named the five startups to compete next month for a chance to win $50,000. Meet the Five Finalists Good To-Go (Kittery) – makes dehydrated…

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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…

Startups & Apps

New York

43North Competition Offers Mentorship, Funding, and No State Taxes

By | May 10, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Startup competitions come in all shapes and sizes. Some offer capital that will help founders acquire the resources they need to keep their company moving forward. Others offer mentorship, which is more valuable than anything for startup founders that are new to the entrepreneurial landscape….

Startups & Apps

Columbus

Social Entrepreneurship Company Wins First-Ever Columbus Pitch Competition

By | May 9, 2017 at 5:50 pm

The 1st annual Columbus Startup Week Pitch Competition kicked off on May 8, the first evening of the five-day entrepreneur celebration. The best of Columbus gathered on stage to present their pitches in competition for $50,000 in advertising prizes from sponsor Dispatch Media Group, as well as…

Events

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…

Beauty

After 500 Startups, ShearShare Plans Silicon Valley Move

By | Mar 23, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Last year we dubbed a new startup, ShearShare, startup of the year due to a combination of their amazing team and organizational focus. When we last spoke to the founders, Courtney and Tye Caldwell, they were nearing the end of their time with 500…

Announcements

San Francisco

Apply Now to Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Competition 2017

By | Dec 8, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Being a startup is about more than just hard work. While drive goes a long way in facilitating success, showcasing your innovative ideas in a meaningful and supportive atmosphere is the key to launching your startup with gusto. Fortunately, Tech.Co is more than happy…

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Phoenix

The Rise of the Rest Tour Comes to a Close in Phoenix

By | Oct 5, 2016 at 1:30 pm

The Rise of the Rest tour is presented by Revolution, Google for Entrepreneurs, Salesforce for Startups, Village Capital, Economic Innovation Group, Inc., and Engine, with Tech.Co joining on as a partner. All good things must come to an end. Whether it’s your favorite movie…

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Denver

The Rise of the Rest Tour Takes a Mile-High Trip to Denver

By | Sep 30, 2016 at 12:45 pm

The Rise of the Rest tour is presented by Revolution, Google for Entrepreneurs, Salesforce for Startups, Village Capital, Economic Innovation Group, Inc., and Engine, with Tech.Co joining on as a partner. A little competition is good for everyone. It gets the blood pumping, your…

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Lincoln

The Rise of the Rest Tour with Steve Case Kicks Off in Nebraska

By | Sep 29, 2016 at 1:45 pm

The Rise of the Rest tour is presented by Revolution, Google for Entrepreneurs, Salesforce for Startups, Village Capital, Economic Innovation Group, Inc., and Engine, with Tech.Co joining on as a partner. Every startup deserves their day in the sun. Whether it’s through investment, bootstrapping,…

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Dallas

New Dallas Tech: On the Road to Innovate! and Celebrate 2016

By | Aug 1, 2016 at 12:06 pm

Everything is bigger in Texas. The football games are bigger. The cowboy hats are bigger. Even the state is the biggest in the entire (continental) country. And if you think running a startup in this beautiful state is easy, you’ve got another thing coming….

Startups & Apps

Rorus Inc Awarded Best Startup at Launch Pad PITCH 2016

By | May 2, 2016 at 12:13 pm

As America’s fastest growing tech startup conference, Collision has brought thousands of startup founders, corporation CEOs and leading investors together to further the progress of the tech industry one company at a time. The two-year-old conference has seen nearly 8,000 attendees from more than…

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Alabama

Vote for Your Favorite Startup in the Will This Fly? Pitch Competition

By | Apr 30, 2016 at 12:10 pm

Before they launch their companies, startup founders have to ask a lot of questions. “Is there market demand for this product?” “Can we start production at a reasonable cost?” “Does anyone actually want what we’re selling?” But when all is said and done, running…