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Diversity

50 Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs Around the World, Ranked

By | Jul 19, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Diversity in the workplace has been proven to be good for business. Yes, your little boys club might feel comfortable, but stepping outside of it and hiring women and minorities is the best way to make sure your company is headed for success. And…

Tips & How To’s

3 Realistic Ways to Achieve the Goals You Set for Yourself

By | Jul 17, 2017 at 7:15 am

How many times have you set goals and couldn’t follow through? Maybe you wanted to bring your product to a new market or build out your marketing team in a certain amount of time and just couldn’t pull it off. Whatever the case may…

Reports & Rankings

Chicago

10 Best Cities for Startup Funding, Ranked

By | Jul 13, 2017 at 1:30 pm

In the startup world, sometimes it can feel like the coasts get everything. Whether it’s the media attention, the business resources, or the innovative minds, New York and San Francisco are the tech hubs that make everyone else feel small. However, according to a…

Tips & How To’s

5 Bad Habits to Break If You Want To Succeed

By | Jul 9, 2017 at 2:30 pm

In order to succeed, you don’t have to expose yourself at all costs. The thing that you must do is work. You have to try and be persistent in reaching your goal. In order to boost your chances of success, you might want to…

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: Flying Cars, Job Interviews, and Our 11th Anniversary

By | Jul 7, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The exciting weeks just keep coming for TechCo! Not only have we been churning out stories and celebrating the 4th of July, we’re also celebrating the 11th anniversary of the very first TechCo event ever. Back when we were TECH Cocktail, we packed hundreds…

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Tips & How To’s

5 Simple Ways to Ensure You Never Make the Same Mistake Twice

By | Jul 5, 2017 at 8:30 am

Being an entrepreneur is all about making mistakes. Whether it’s a botched investors meeting or a poor team choice, the startup world is filled with failure. But as they say, it’s not how bad you fail but how quickly you get back up. We…

Productivity

Can More Tech Increase Your Productivity?

By | Jul 3, 2017 at 3:50 pm

How many devices do you own and what effect does it have on your productivity? Have you ever wondered about that tablet you bought on a whim that is lying in a corner collecting dust? Fear not my friend, you are not alone. Increasing…

Product

3 Tips to Pivot Your Startup Without Falling Apart

By | Jul 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Running a business can be a constant struggle. The moment you open your doors, every decision you make from that point forward is critical. You may find pockets of opportunity for growth or suffer a total collapse with a single mistake. The cold hard…

Tips & How To’s

3 Tips for Planning Your Career from a Former Google Director

By | Jun 29, 2017 at 1:30 pm

At this point, Google has become the gold standard for business. Whether it’s their overarching success, their jealousy-inducing company culture, or their fun loving name, this search engine turned tech giant is the envy of every entrepreneur, startup founder, and tech employee around the…

Diversity

Foundry Group, Techstars and Others Launch Women in STEM Scholarship

By | Jun 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

It’s hard to argue that diversity in tech isn’t a pressing issue. After all, there are more than enough problems arising at Uber and plenty of problematic statistics when it comes to women in tech. The issue is made even more infuriating when you…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Smart Leads, Online Debates and Free Music

By | Jun 23, 2017 at 12:20 pm

While outside it’s heating up for summer, we’re staying cool indoors researching startups. Each week, Tech.Co looks for five new businesses with creative or innovative ideas so you can keep your cool all summer long. This week we found companies offering smart home security,…

Business

The 50 Most Influential CMOs in the World

By | Jun 23, 2017 at 11:30 am

A lot of responsibility for the success of a startup falls on the shoulders of the CEO. Between hiring a quality team, delegating important tasks, and generally running the day to day operations, these inspiring entrepreneurs can hit a wall if they don’t have…

Marketing & Social Media

4 Game-Changing Influencer Marketing Trends

By | Jun 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Influencer marketing has evolved significantly over the last year, as marketers in wide-ranging industries have embraced the strategy. Not only have micro-influencers become an important part of the landscape, but influencers are starting to emerge in the B2B space as well. In the meantime,…

Entrepreneur

5 Apps to Help Entrepreneurs Make the Most of Their Time

By | Jun 17, 2017 at 10:30 am

Entrepreneurs are constantly falling short on time. With busy schedules and far too many meetings, there just aren’t enough hours in the day to manage all the tasks on your to-do list. Fortunately, we’ve got your back. For smart-working, go-getting, young entrepreneurs like you,…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Father’s Day, Prince’s Accelerator, and Innovate! and Celebrate 2017

By | Jun 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Between innovative startups, exciting tech news, and entrepreneurs running amuck, it can be hard to keep up with all of it, even if you stare at your computer all day. Fortunately, Tech.Co understands this plight and seeks to remedy it by providing you with…

Tips & How To’s

7 Practices That Drive Away Talented Employees

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 11:30 am

Ask any entrepreneur in the world and they’ll tell you that the key to success is a good team. If you can’t hire, train, and delegate work to qualified employees, your good idea isn’t going to get passed the development stage. However, once you’ve…

Happiness

Steve Wozniak, Cofounder of Apple, on How to Be Happy

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 9:20 am

There’s no denying that Apple has changed the world. Not only have their computers been a bedrock of comprehensive simplicity and sleek design in tech for decades, but the iPhone has fundamentally change the way society functions forever. And while success is probably pretty…