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Meet the Finalists of the Penfolds Wine “Maximum Funding” Competition

By | Oct 30, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Winning a startup competition and a celebratory glass of wine tend to go together. But with the Penfolds Wine competition, that wine is the official host of the event. The event’s title, Maximum Funding, is reminiscent of the business figure being honored: Pioneer Max…

Startup

Portland, Maine

Friday Feedback Wins Startup South Portland Contest

By | Oct 15, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Luke Thomas took home top honors, along with $1,500, recently at the Startup South Portland final pitch contest with his software startup, Friday Feedback. Thomas, a South Portland resident, has been quietly working on Friday Feedback for the past year, putting in about 10…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Join Us for the Startup of the Year Party at Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The Startup of the Year competition is an integral and exciting part of Innovate Celebrate. The competitive spirit of the startups, combined with the entrepreneurial energy of the conference, makes for an atmosphere that is rivaled only by the Super Bowl. And after all…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Innovate Celebrate 2017 Will Be Home to Some Pretty Great Prizes

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 1:30 pm

If you’ve ever been to Innovate Celebrate in the past, you know that it’s an entrepreneur’s dream. With mentor sessions, startup competitions, and enough cocktails to make a llama woozy, our annual conference is about supporting and celebrating startup founders and entrepreneurs from around…

Startups & Apps

Napa

Penfolds Wine Launches “Maximum Funding” Competition for Startups

By | Oct 3, 2017 at 12:20 pm

When startups want to celebrate little wins there might be a glass of wine found near by. At Penfolds wine, they celebrate innovation regularly, and today they are launching their “Maximum Funding” competition for startups around the US. Max Schubert, a renegade and pioneer,…

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NYC

Best of the Boroughs NYC Competition Wants You to Share Your Story

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

If you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere. At least, that’s what every small town singer, comedian, and artist has said to their parents before moving to the Big Apple. Despite the immaturity behind the statement, being competitive…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Every Single Semifinalist Competing in TechCo’s Startup of the Year Competition

By | Sep 5, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The startup world would be nothing without a little competition. After all, innovation is bred from the entrepreneurial desire to outmatch, outwit, and generally outperform other companies within your industry. If you want to make an impact, you’re going to have to show the…

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…

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…

Startup

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…

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…