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Ecosystems

Seattle

Why Tacoma’s Thriving Intellectual Workforce Is Attracting Startups

By | Nov 21, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Tacoma, Washington is a city between the booming Seattle and Portland ecosystem. But why are startups taking up residence in this city versus the nearby ones? In this interview series of #StartupsEverywhere, we talked with Lee Reeves, cofounder of Startup253, and Shadrach White, founder and CEO…

Culture

4 Ways to Integrate Philanthropic Efforts Into Your Company Culture

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Philanthropic work is dynamic; it radiates good in many directions and benefits everyone involved in a holistic way. For example, kids who have been mentored are 130 percent more likely to hold leadership positions later in life. This is why, long before starting a…

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Entrepreneur

9 Strategies for Operating Your Business During the Holidays

By | Nov 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The holidays are a stressful time for everyone. However, startup founders are pressed even more, as their business could take a serious hit considering the chaotic time of year. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make sure nothing goes awry….

Reports & Rankings

10 Best Countries for Doing Business

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The international startup ecosystem is booming. With more and more people launching and growing from businesses in every corner of the globe, innovation has never seemed so common. However, with hundreds entrepreneurial countries around the world, where do you think it’s easiest to start…

Startups & Apps

France

French-American Creative Lab Showcases 8 Innovative Startups

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 10:50 am

France is known for a lot more than just cheese and wine. This powerhouse of startup activity is churning out more good ideas than you’d know what to do with. In fact, the companies coming out of France are so impressive that eight of…

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Startups & Apps

Meet the 21 Semifinalists for the Women’s Safety XPRIZE Competition

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 11:15 am

Rewarding innovation is the cornerstone of our economy. Fortunately XPRIZE, the non-profit organization launching public competitions intended to encourage technological development that could benefit humanity, has set up a system to do just that. Their competitions have spurred countless innovations in transportation, energy, and…

Health

Village Capital to Fund Companies Solving Problems of Aging Population

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm

It’s no secret: people are getting older. Between improved healthcare technology and the country’s largest generations hitting that certain age, governments and citizens alike seem unprepared for what will eventually be the largest demographic shift the US as ever seen. Fortunately, the entrepreneurial community…

Ecosystems

Milwaukee

How Milwaukee’s Tech Ecosystem Found Their Sweet Spot

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 1:30 pm

When you hear of Milwaukee, WI, baseball and a cold beer might come to mind, and maybe snow. But what you’ll find when the tech community steps up to the plate are more home runs happening each month. In this #StartupsEverywhere, interview, we talked with Joe…

Startups & Apps

20 Most Competitive Startups, According to AngelList

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 9:20 am

Being competitive in the startup world is a necessity at this point in the game. Sure, some might have referred to startups as “rare” or “a novelty” in a few decades ago. But now, everyone and their mothers are starting businesses, building everything from…

SXSW

Austin

Meet the Featured Speakers at SXSW 2018

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you’ve never been to South by Southwest (SXSW), you’re missing out. Between the cornucopia of live music, the dozens of celebrities walking the streets of Austin, and the lively atmosphere of a city in the depths of one of the most popular experiences…

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Global Entrepreneurship Week Will Inspire You to Launch Your Business

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

Inspiration can be pretty hard to come by in entrepreneurship. Sure, there are accelerators to support you, VCs to fund you, and enough startup founders in the world to make it seem like a real possibility. But without a supportive community to build you…

Funding

Portland, Maine

Tilson Technology Raises $3.5M in Series D Round

By | Nov 12, 2017 at 10:30 am

Tilson Technology, the IT-services company in Portland, has raised $3.5 million of a $5 million offering to fuel its rapid expansion. CEO Joshua Broder told Maine Startups Insider that the new investment, which is a combination of debt and equity, will be used to…

Startups & Apps

15 Startups Built by Veterans Impacting the Business World

By | Nov 10, 2017 at 12:20 pm

For those that don’t know, veterans make incredible startup founders. Between the unflinching accountability to the unmatched adaptability, former military members are have the skills necessary to make an innovative impact on the business world. And with 200,000 military personnel transitioning from military to civil life,…

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Public Speaking, Networking, and Affordable Attorneys

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you are in the market for a new job, we might have some companies you want to check out. Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help streamline your daily life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found startups that help build…

Reports & Rankings

10 Fastest Growing Tech Companies in the US

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Every entrepreneur knows that if you’re not growing, you’re dying. It’s not enough for companies to remain stagnant in the business world, as new and innovative ideas are popping up every day ready to dethrone even the most solidified of unicorns. In fact, you’ve…

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…

Accelerator

Maine

Scratchpad Accelerator Announces New Female-Led Startups

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 7:15 am

Scratchpad Accelerator, a Maine-based female-focused accelerator, has announced the four companies that will take part in its first entrepreneurial-training program. The four startups will be: True North Beauty (Milo, Maine) a skincare products company. Herbal Revolution (Lincolnville, Maine) produces herbal tonics and elixirs. Parkupine (Norfolk, VA)  a mobile…