Jan 6

Is Tech Getting Boring?

Finishing up my reading for the evening, I came across this serendipitous tweet.* Intrigued (well done, Mr. Rosoff), I clicked the link, noting it was to Business Insider, a publication for which I have decidedly complicated feelings**. In any case, the story was great, if single-sourced. A reporter wandering the halls at CES found a desultory Accenture booth, manned […]

Dec 15

Why Silicon Valley Won’t Always Be the Center of Entrepreneurship

The ever-present debate around whether Silicon Valley will retain its crown as the most important tech hub got fresh fuel this past week, first from a piece by Adam Lashinsky (yes, it will), and then from a Financial Times report (sub. required) seemingly refuting his conclusion (no, New York wins!). The research behind the FT report claims the most […]

Dec 5

Typeform: Building the Lego Of User Interaction

One of the best kinds of NewCos are those that are “hindsight obvious” – at first you don’t get what the big deal is, but after you spend a bit of time grokking the company’s story, it’s undeniable how much better their version of the world is than that which came before. Such is the […]

Nov 30

NewCo Spotlight: Tesloop: Tesla As A Platform

This is the first in what I hope will become a regular series of posts on new kinds of companies the NewCo team has discovered in our travels to NewCo cities around the world. First up is Tesloop, which I noticed while perusing the schedule for NewCo LA last month. I was already planning on seeing Hyperloop […]

Nov 9

Where I’ll Be For NewCo Boulder Nov. 18-19th

Boulder is the world’s most creative city, according to a recent study highlighted in Richard Florida’s Rise of the Creative Class – Revisted, so it makes perfect sense that NewCo Boulder has a plethora of extraordinary companies to visit during NewCo Boulder, coming to town November 18-19. Boulder is also home to sovrn Holdings, a […]

Sep 24

Product Hunt, Uber Join SF Lineup – Get Inside Oct. 6-7!

We’re thrilled to welcome Product Hunt and Uber to the NewCo San Francisco lineup. Both of these companies are causing waves – Product Hunt has become the go-to destination for information on new products and startups, and Uber is, well, Uber. Product Hunt’s session will be a “meet the founders” jam session inside their Mint Plaza offices. […]

Sep 7

Welcome Lee Anna Mariglia to NewCo!

We’re thrilled to welcome Lee Anna Mariglia to NewCo as our director of communications. She comes to us with eight years of experience in communications and event production roles for Black Rock City – the folks behind Burning Man (and yes, she’s there right now!). As is our custom, we welcome Lee Anna here with a few fun […]