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Jen Consalvo
Jen Consalvo is Co-Founder and COO of the tech-focused media company, Tech Cocktail (, a startup advisor, as well as the Founder of Thankfulfor, an online gratitude journal community.

You can find Jen on Twitter @noreaster.

Entries by Jen Consalvo

Starting Up Isn't All Rainbows and Unicorns

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 10:20 PM

The original name for Tech Cocktail LLC was Freedom Jump LLC because that's how my cofounder Frank Gruber envisioned entrepreneurship. Finally, I'm free! I can fly! Down with the corporate grind and gray cubicles! Little did he know.

As entrepreneurs, we've experienced all-nighters, red-eye flights, running out of money,...

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Searching for Hidden Startups Across America

(2) Comments | Posted June 10, 2013 | 2:54 PM

Startups are everywhere but they are often not heard or seen. They are working either by themselves or in small teams in coffee shops and coworking spaces fueled by caffeine and a dream. While there are large events in New York and San Francisco as well as festivals like South...

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2010 Gratitude Index: What People Are Really Thankful For

(3) Comments | Posted November 25, 2010 | 11:52 AM

It is the season of gratitude, the time of year when people pause, look at what they have in life and give thanks. Whether the thanks is to other people, to the universe or to God, gratitude abounds during the holidays. But these days there's a new trend toward thinking...

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Hot Party, Cool Technologies

(0) Comments | Posted June 10, 2010 | 11:06 AM

This coming Friday night is the DCWEEK Opening Party sponsored by Palantir, which kicks off Digital Capital Week, a 10-day festival focused on technology, innovation and all things digital in the nation's capital. This is not your average "come and have a few drinks with us...

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DCWEEK: A Community Building Exercise in the Nation's Capital

(1) Comments | Posted May 3, 2010 | 4:15 PM

What happens when you reach out and ask an entire region to create technology related events and projects during a ten day period in June? Well, hopefully we'll see civic engagement like we've never seen before and have some fun in the process.

I'm referring to a 10 day festival...

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CES Coolness: Observations from the Floor

(0) Comments | Posted January 12, 2010 | 1:20 PM

When you are at the CES it's easy to get caught up in, well, everything. The halls are constructed into miniature cities and the foot paths between each giant brand structure feels like a superhighway during rush hour, where you need to know exactly where you're going, while maintaining strong...

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CES 2010: It's All About Comfy Footwear

(0) Comments | Posted January 11, 2010 | 12:07 AM

A few of the things you quickly become aware of at CES is the sheer amount of yardage one must cover each day and whether or not you made a wise choice in footwear as you packed your carry on. From Thursday to Saturday I observed thousands of people hoofing...

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