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Thanks for visiting, CoderDojoNOVA.co!

You can usually find our team decked out in orange at conferences and hackathons throughout the year with tons of swag in tow. However, during the second week of December, we were ecstatic to team up with CoderDojoNOVA.co during Code Week. We welcomed to our Virginia...

2014’s Amazing Global Startup Battle Competition

In November over 2,700 individuals joined the .COmmunity as part of Startup Weekend and the annual Global Startup Battle (GSB) competition. If you’ve been following the .CO social channels, you know that .CO had it’s own “track” in the competition, the .CO Innovators...

.COmmunity Stories: Popcord.co

Popcord is an elegant and customizable key ring charger that will keep you from ever running out of battery again. You’ll always have Popcord handy to simply plug into a USB to top up your battery. We caught up with Frank Milani and Matt Sandrini of Popcord.co to get...

.COmmunity Stories: Katana.co

The founders of Miami-based startup Katana.co have sought out to create a movement to put an end to bad customer service. In developing a cohesive, all-inclusive platform which is directly built-in to a website, they’ve made the video-chat platform an effective sales...

.COmmunity Stories: Guides.co

Guides.co is a website which features the largest collection of online guides on the web. Featuring both free and premium multimedia guides, content includes detailed information, templates, tips, instructional videos, discussions and more. Popular topics include life...

.CO Icons & Innovators: John Battelle

Meet John Battelle of NewCo.co John is Co-founder and Chair of NewCo, Inc., a disruptive conference model and media platform where the networked economy is showcased. Also a Board Director of Acxiom, Inc., a NYSE-listed public company, John Battelle maintains...

SEO News – June

Hey there, .CO-ers! As you know, we love to keep you in the know about all things SEO, and that includes informing you of the latest news in the world of search engines. May was a busy month in the land of search engines since Google launched two major updates to its...

SEO Spotlight: Ms.Tech

As you probably know, SEO is a very important topic for us. We believe that not only is it important to get the word out about how SEO-friendly .CO domains are, but we also believe in SEO education and knowledge-share so we can empower webmasters to be their absolute...

.CO Icons & Innovators: DJ Skee

Meet DJ Skee of Skee.co A DJ, television host, radio personality, music composer, video producer and entrepreneur, DJ Skee is a major influencer in today’s entertainment industry. Skee.co is the online home of DJ Skee’s growing community – providing community members...

Part III: Google Panda Update

Hi there, .CO friends! Welcome to another installment in our Google Algorithm blog post series! In our last post, we talked all about the Hummingbird update. Today we are talking about one of the biggest algorithm changes Google has ever launched: the Panda update....

We Heart PPP’s

This week we’re celebrating the launch of Global Partnerships Week (GP3), an initiative launched by the US State Department to recognize the important role that public-private partnerships (PPPs) play in promoting diplomacy and development around the world. For one...

.CO Icons & Innovators: Randi Zuckerberg

Meet Randi Zuckerberg of DotComplicated.co Mother, wife and CEO of social media firm Zuckerberg Media - Randi truly does it all! Businesswoman and former Director of Market Development and Spokeswoman for Facebook, Randi Zuckerberg is now heading a digital lifestyle...

It’s Onward & Upward for .CO!

Historic times for us at .CO: just a few days ago we signed a “definitive agreement” whereby Neustar will become the company’s sole shareholder. I couldn’t be more proud to share this news or more excited about what the future holds in store for .CO! While this...

Want to know how to rise above the noise at SXSW? Whisper.

Having just returned from my 4th experience as a marketer at SXSWi – I am struck by the number of times I’ve heard people say “we need to find a way to rise above the noise” and to “cut through the clutter” to get noticed.  Here’s a reality check to all of you startup...

The .COmmunity Takes Austin: SxSWi 2014

We did it big this year at SXSWi! We hosted a series of events at our pop-up HQ in Austin Friday through Sunday.  We were excited to have our own space where we could treat our .COmmunity members to all sorts of programming and treats! It proved to be quite the...

Part II: All About the Hummingbird Update

Howdy, .COers! Today we are bringing you another SEO-related blog post for your reading pleasure. At .CO, we believe knowledge is power, and we like to provide you with the industry information you need in order to succeed. Last year, we posted an in-depth series of...

.COmmunity Stories: Ubiq.co

When former data analyst turned entrepreneur, Sreeram Sreenivasan, experienced the pain points of using enterprise data processing and reporting applications like SAS in his day job, he decided to develop his own solution (www.ubiq.co) to solve for the issues he...

2013: Highlights & Connections

As 2013 closes and we prepare for an awesome, crazy and trend setting 2014, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on 2013 with a rundown of .CO‘s highpoints. From launch, our team set out with the lofty goal of changing the fabric of the Internet. As we head into 2014,...

New TLDs: Bring it!

In the next two years we are going to see a massive proliferation of new top level domain extensions (nTLDs).  Some of my favorites: .ninja, .nyc, .tech, .design, .app, and .web.  Soon there will be well over 1000 domain options coming online. This begs the question:...

Why Dallas? (For Startups)

When you think of Dallas, what are the first things that come to mind? Some people think of the Dallas Cowboys, the popular TV show “Dallas,” or the airport that is on track to become America’s second-largest by 2022. But who thinks of Dallas as a thriving...

Three Rokk3r Labs Companies to Watch in 2014

Just recently we stopped by the new HQ of our friends at Rokk3r Labs. In case you haven’t heard of them, Rokk3r Labs is a technology portfolio company that partners with entrepreneurs to launch their ideas into the market. Rokk3r launched their headquarters in Miami...

We’re Helping to Power the Global Startup Battle!

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be supporting the Global Startup Battle (GSB) this year. Entrepreneurs participating in GSB will have access to build their ideas on .CO domains for free, as well as the opportunity to win a trip to LeWeb Paris or Lean Startup...

Ready, Set, GEW!

On the eve of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the world’s largest celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship, we are thrilled to welcome the newest member of the .CO family: GEW.co. We feel very lucky to have been able to work with our friends at Global...