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San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Curing Acne, Positive Mental Health and Voice Transcription

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm

With school in session, the stress of homework and exams are going to start taking a toll. TechCo has some startup solutions. Each week we compile a list of startups aimed at streamlining your day or helping your quality of life. This week, we…

Accelerator

Tel Aviv

Knowmail’s Accelerator Experience With “The Big Guys,” Microsoft

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Email: Since the dawn of the internet age, it has remained both the most essential form of communication and the most needlessly time-consuming task any employee faces daily. In fact, the McKinsey Global Institute once clocked the average time spent answering email at 28…

Google

San Francisco

YouTubeTV Now Reaching Half of U.S. Households

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 11:30 am

This week Google announced the expansion of their YouTubeTV offering in 14 new locations and pre-announced 17 new cities will gain access in the coming weeks. As a result of the latest expansion, YouTube TV will now be accessible in half of U.S. households,…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Stress Is the Worst Part of Having a Job

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 10:50 am

No one ever said work was going to be easy. Between long hours, boring meetings, and clueless bosses, the days never seem to end, particularly in the startup world where a 9 to 5 job is hard to come by. However, there are a…

Space

Albuquerque

This Company Plans to Offer WiFi to Space Tourists

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 9:20 am

Ah, space: The final frontier for a billionaire’s vacation. But while the Mad Men-style space tourism of the 1960s never got off the ground, space tourism in the 2010s looks like a real possibility. And that means one thing: Space tourists will need their…

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Healthy Entrepreneur

Chicago

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Turn Your Hobby Into a Business

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 8:30 am

Each person has a hobby. Maybe you write poems, grow flowers, design infographics, or build drones. But have you ever thought of turning your hobby into a profitable startup? Think of Rosanna Pansino, whose baking brings her $2.5 million per year. Or Nick Palmisciano, whose…

Accelerator

Boulder

Techstars Wants You to Say Something

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 7:15 am

Ever since industry news about sexual harassment began to surface, we believe that it’s more important than ever to reinforce a positive, safe and respectful network. Techstars is a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. We are ten years old and have had over…

Coding

Here’s How To Become A Professional Coder On Your Own Time

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 6:30 am

Coding is a broad term, an ever-developing conglomeration of processes involving designing, scripting, testing, debugging/troubleshooting, maintaining the source code of computer programs, and a litany of other steps. With dozens of tools and techniques available to coders, it can be difficult to figure where…

Co-working Spaces

Why Early-Stage Startups Usually Go for Service Offices

By | Aug 17, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The words ‘virtual,’ ‘remote,’ and ‘mobile’ are becoming increasingly common within the business world. They are part of a fast-moving transition, an evolution of what we consider to be the modern office. Entrepreneurs, start-ups, and small companies are eschewing long term leases and fixed…

Diversity

Why Work Flexibility is Important to Employee Happiness

By | Aug 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm

For many years, when we talked about “workplace flexibility” or “flex time,” most people really only thought it applied to working mothers. But workplace flexibility has always been something fathers value, too. And the conversation about flexible work is becoming more and more gender-inclusive. A…

Diversity

Denver

Diversity Initiatives Need to Start With the CEO

By | Aug 17, 2017 at 3:50 pm

A study by McKinsey and Company has found companies that have a diverse workforce are “35 percent more likely to have financial returns above their respective national industry medians.” A survey by Stefanie Johnson, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship at University of Colorado’s…

Drones

3 Mini Drones That Won’t Drain Your Wallet

By | Aug 17, 2017 at 3:00 pm

The latest post from your Facebook friend showed an aerial photo from a drone of their entire family and you want one for yourself. Before you go sinking hundreds, even thousands, into a piece of tech that is very likely to come crashing down…

Digital Currency

What the Heck Is an ICO Anyway?

By | Aug 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The world of cryptocurrencies was weird to begin with, but since its beginnings as a serious form of currency in 2009, it has continued to expand in both value (at the time of writing, one bitcoin is worth over $4300) and in seemingly endless formats…

Accelerator

The Road Map to a Corporate Accelerator

By | Aug 17, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In the past, startups and corporations were very much separate. While corporations maintained the status quo, developing million dollar deals for products everyone already has, startups were the kings of innovation, creating brand new technologies that no one had even dreamed of before. But…