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Inspiration

Las Vegas

How to Forge Your Own Path to Success

By | Jun 21, 2017 at 3:50 pm

As a kid, you grow up with certain beliefs that will stick with you throughout your life. But as you mature, experience the world, launch a career, and find someone to share the journey along the way, your beliefs might change and alter the…

Conferences

San Francisco

Innovate! and Celebrate 2017 Is Coming to San Francisco This October

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) are joining forces again for the 5th annual Innovate! and Celebrate conference to host a unique, dual conference where the biggest names in technology meet the cutting edge of the startup world. This year, we’re excited to announce…

Ecosystems

Birmingham

A Peek Into Birmingham’s Startup Ecosystem

By | Apr 28, 2016 at 12:30 pm

In the 1960s, Birmingham, AL earned the nickname “The Magic City” and “Pittsburgh of the South”. The city served as a primary industrial center and, along with Atlanta, was a railroad hub in the Deep South. Its major industries were iron and steel production….

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Las Vegas

IADB Can Build You a Website in Less Than 90 Seconds [VIDEO]

By | Dec 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Anybody can start a website these days – it’s one of the many benefits to living in a technology-focused world. However, maintaining a website becomes an entirely different beast to manage in its own right. That is, a lot of people settle for a template…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

$250K Up For Grabs At Celebrate Startup of the Year Competition

By | Sep 14, 2015 at 8:00 am

One of the most common questions that come out of early stage startups is how they can get additional funding, guidance or introductions. At Celebrate 2015, not only will our thought leaders and mentors have answers to this question and many more, but for…

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Celebrate Startup Tour

Miami

Tracks and LiveAnswer Win Miami Startups of the Year

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 7:04 pm

The Tech Cocktail event crew was thrilled to help WeWork open their new Miami location, right in the heart of Lincoln Rd in South Beach. The atmosphere at last Thursday’s event was just as fun as the scene outside! The volunteer community in Miami…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

DC

The Internet of Things Dissected By SmartThings CTO Jeff Hagins

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 11:00 am

It’s Thursday and we’re one day away from a holiday weekend, so let’s take a quick break to flashback with a fun throwback video for Throwback Thursday. This particular video is from our Celebrate Conference last year when SmartThings CTO Jeff Hagins had a conversation with Yahoo! Tech…

Celebrate Startup Tour

San Francisco

Who is San Francisco’s Startup of the Year? [Poll]

By | Jun 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm

On June 12, from 6:30 to 9:00 pm, we’ll be hosting our San Francisco Startup of the Year Competition & Mixer at Parisoma. Should your startup be there? Well, let’s see: Are you looking for funding? Do you need pitch practice? Do you enjoy telling…

Celebrate Startup Tour

DC

Who is DC’s Startup of the Year? [Poll]

By | Jun 2, 2015 at 9:00 am

The DC startup community is more vibrant than ever. Programs championed by recently elected Mayor Muriel Bowser promote tech and innovation, and it’s one of the top cities for women in tech. In fact, check out this profile series highlighting the regional organizations lowering the barrier of entry…

Announcements

The Evolution of a Brand: From Cocktails to Content

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 6:00 am

You may have noticed our new brand – Tech.Co.  We never formally announced the transition from Tech Cocktail to Tech.Co, but decided it’s time to give you a little more background on why we made this big change. It’s been quite a while since we…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Memphis

Ncrease, Gemphones, and 6Figure Win Tech Cocktail’s Memphis Startup Competition

By | May 20, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Tech.Co was overly excited to welcome Tech Cocktail’s first year at the Memphis, TN’s BBQ Fest, a four-day event filled with, well, I’m sure you guessed it: BBQ. Set along the Mississippi River, last week’s event brought together 250 cooking teams, a great amount of…

Opinion/Analysis

Your Imagination May Be the Only Limitation to 3D Printing at Home

By | Apr 5, 2015 at 10:11 pm

Remember how 3D printing was all the rage in 2013 and everyone and their grandmother imagined a world where you could make anything you wanted to just by printing it? 3D printers had “arrived” and they promised a fascinating future – the only limitation,…

Funding

Miami

Why Scout Ventures Invested in LiveNinja First

By | Jan 14, 2015 at 9:00 am

Scout Ventures, a New York-based venture capital firm, announced that they invested in Miami-based startup LiveNinja. This is Scout Ventures’ first announcement in South Florida, an important move since they opened an additional office in Miami in September. LiveNinja did not disclose the amount…

Events

Miami

Congrats to the Winners of the Tech Cocktail & Refresh Miami All-Star 2014 Awards!

By | Dec 12, 2014 at 9:00 pm

Holiday season is upon us, and what better place to be jolly than a holiday party with industry leaders? And jolly it was during this year’s Tech Cocktail & Refresh Miami Holiday party. We mingled with old friends, cheered with new ones, and recognized those in…

Entrepreneur

How to Completely Destroy Your Pitch with 5 Simple Phrases

By | Dec 4, 2014 at 9:00 am

I see over 150 companies pitch for funding every year. That’s about 3 per week. When you see that many pitches, you learn a lot, such as those things that help make a pitch a huge success and those that completely destroy the presentation and the…

Tech Cocktail TV

Fate Brought Three Alumni Together Around Entrepreneurship

By | Nov 29, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Back in the 1940s and 1950s fraternities and sororities would put old study materials, like the previous year’s exams, in coffers – or treasure chests as some might call them. At Virginia Tech, the tradition is still alive today, but Michael Rihani, the co-founder…

Entrepreneur

David Copperfield is Both Illusionist and Entrepreneur

By | Nov 14, 2014 at 8:00 am

You might not think that a man like David Copperfield could have too much to say about starting up, but you would be wrong. In fact, Copperfield had some incredible insight into the daily grind that entrepreneurs face when he spoke with Ben Parr…