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Creating Innovators, Not Companies: Measuring the Success of an Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Course

Venture Well

José Lugo and Mari Luz Zapata Ramos of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez share how VentureWell funding helped in expanding their entrepreneurship course. The post Creating Innovators, Not Companies: Measuring the Success of an Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Course appeared first on VentureWell.

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EO Members Share 6 Mindset Tactics to Tackle Stress Head-On (Part I)

Entrepreneurs' Organization

April is Stress Awareness Month. As driven entrepreneurs, members of EO are quite aware of the high-level stress involved in running and growing a company — and many have developed unique ways of mitigating its potentially damaging effects. Managing stress is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle and strong leadership. In part one of our three-part series about mitigating stress, we asked EO members to share their fresh perspectives on go-to stress reduction techniques, quirky daily ritu

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Beyond the Badge: Your Guide to San Antonio for ICBI38

INBIA

In a few days, the InBIA community will convene in San Antonio for ICBI38! This vibrant locale, nicknamed Alamo City, River City, Military City, and even the City of Creativity for Gastronomy, will offer much more than just presentations and networking events.

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How EO@INSEAD 2024 Helped 50 EO Members Discover the Leader Within

Entrepreneurs' Organization

EO@INSEAD is one of EO’s six Executive Education programs that empowers members to amplify leadership skills, build culture, and drive change through four days of intensive learning. Hosted at INSEAD’s Asian campus in Singapore, the annual event is the newest in EO’s Executive Education suite, and one that brings together EO peers from across the globe.

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Digitalization: 5 Tech Updates That Will Help You Survive The Recession & Thrive

Lack of digitalization decreases business competitiveness. To thrive, embracing modern solutions becomes essential. The approach to digitalization often aligns with a company's business model. This shift not only boosts productivity but also automates processes and improves security. The tech market offers a wealth of technologies tailored for management, planning, and forecasting, replacing outdated pen-and-paper methods.

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How Do You Know a Great Entrepreneur When You See One?

The Seraf Compass

Seraf Co-Founder Christopher Mirabile interviews several experienced angel investors from around the country to find out: How do you know a great entrepreneur when you see one? Learn how these leading angels identify outstanding CEOs, and how their experiences can help shape your investing decisions.

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Creating Innovators, Not Companies: Measuring the Success of an Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Course

Venture Well

José Lugo and Mari Luz Zapata Ramos of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez share how VentureWell funding helped in expanding their entrepreneurship course. The post Creating Innovators, Not Companies: Measuring the Success of an Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Course appeared first on VentureWell.

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Erin Price-Wright

Andreessen Horowitz

Artificial intelligence is transforming every aspect of technology, from how we code to how we sell to how we build companies. But perhaps more than any other sector, artificial intelligence is transforming the physical world in ways that were recently unimaginable. From supply chains and robotics to advanced factories and industrial autonomy, LLMs and other AI models are powering the next wave of transformation in the physical domain in ways we’re only just beginning to comprehend.

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How One Entrepreneur Utilizes Visualization To Promote Living Organ Donation

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Entrepreneurs change the world. We provide jobs that help drive the economy, give back to local communities , and create sustainability practices that support climate neutrality to make our world a better place. Entrepreneurs also save lives. And that’s what Dave Galbenski , former EO Global Chair and 24-year member of EO Detroit, is doing. Dave is alive and well today thanks to a living liver donation in 2019.

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Founders Factory and Rio Tinto Partner to Boost Mining Tech Startups

AsiaTechDaily

Rio Tinto, a prominent Australian mining company, has partnered strategically with Founders Factory, a renowned global venture studio and startup investor. This collaboration aims to support the development and commercialization of technologies in the mining sector, aligning with Rio Tinto’s mission to innovate and meet the world’s growing demand for essential materials.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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CharmHealth Unveils 2024 Innovation Challenge to Bring Creative Solutions to the Fingertips of Healthcare Providers

American Entrepreneurship

Call for Proposals Now Open to Digital Health Startups to Compete on the CharmHealth Ecosystem PLEASANTON, Calif. — April 17, 2024 — CharmHealth , a leader in healthcare technology solutions for providers, today announced the kickoff of its 2024 Innovation Challenge. The fourth annual competition is designed to surface new ideas that will fundamentally improve healthcare and its underlying systems and processes.

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Spring Cleaning for Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Developers

Source Link

Spring cleaning isn’t just for closets and cobwebs.

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Making the Most of Open Source AI

Andreessen Horowitz

There are few terms in the world of artificial intelligence that invoke more of a reaction than a simple four-letter word: Open. Whether it’s industry debates over business models and the actual definition of open , or governments actively discussing how to regulate models, seemingly everyone has an opinion on what it means for AI models to be open.

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Indonesia’s Jago Coffee Brews Up $6 Million in Series A Funding

AsiaTechDaily

Jago Coffee, an Indonesia-based mobile cafe startup, has successfully secured a Series A funding round of US$6 million. The investment was led by Intudo Ventures and BEENEXT Accelerate, with participation from ORZON Ventures and D Global Ventures.

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PE Mastery: CAPTARGET's Playbook for Quality Lead Flow

CAPTARGET presents a masterclass in M&A deal sourcing. Learn to cast a wide net, embracing seller self-identification. Consistency is the linchpin: keep the origination process steady for a reliable flow of opportunities. Diversify your tactics, employing various tools and vendors. Tech matters! Understand DNS settings, domain authority, and brand presence for optimal outreach.

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Home Heating and Cooling Innovation Launched with $33M Series A Raise

American Entrepreneurship

Climate Tech Startup introduces sustainability product to accelerate move away from fossil fuels Addressing the 20% of U.S. global warming emissions rising from homes, climate tech startup Quilt is launching in May an innovation that will make the management of the home environment significantly more efficient. The breakthrough technology and sizeable raise is the combination of top people from Google, Apple, Nest, and Tesla with multiple climate tech venture capital firms.

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Hard Tech Companies, Then and Now

Y Combinator

Last month, Boom became the first independent company to develop a supersonic jet.  Here’s Boom’s XB-1 jet taking its maiden flight: It was a historic moment for humanity.  It was also an emotional moment for us at YC because we’ve been hoping this day would come since Blake was in the W16 batch, walking around with a plastic model of the plane he hoped to build.

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Grand Challenges in Healthcare AI with Vijay Pande and Julie Yoo

Andreessen Horowitz

Vijay Pande, founding general partner, and Julie Yoo, general partner at a16z Bio + Health, come together to talk through the grand challenges facing healthcare AI today. The discussion covers the implications of AI integration in healthcare workflows, AI as a potential catalyst for value-based care, and the opportunity for innovation in clinical trials.

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10 Disciplines To Help Driven Entrepreneurs Find Peace and Shine

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Working with driven entrepreneurs has been my life for over three decades. It is one of my greatest joys. I happen to be one myself. Being a driven entrepreneur is a blessing and a curse. The blessing is that we are the creators of most things on this planet, we have superhuman stamina, and we are superheroes who save the day. Many people depend on us to solve big problems.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Born Ready and Catalyze Research Unite for Futureverse Fund

AsiaTechDaily

Born Ready, a venture capital fund focused on Web3 initiatives has partnered with Catalyze Research to introduce the Catalyze Futureverse Ecosystem Fund. With this partnership, the duo plans to collaborate on innovation in the Web3 space, leveraging the expertise of both entities.

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HumanX launches AI Community and Inaugural AI-Event with $6M of Funding Raised

American Entrepreneurship

Multiple-prong approach will help all organizations globally to gain access to AI As AI propels the world into a more sophisticated technology-driven future, it is clear that AI is here to stay and we are only beginning to see and understand its full impact. Given this, HumanX , a recently established forum with funding support from venture capital firms, announced it will host an inaugural AI Conference in Las Vegas on March 10-13, 2025.

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Meet YC’s newest Visiting Group Partners

Y Combinator

I am excited to announce we have three new Visiting Group Partners joining us for the S24 YC batch: Andrew Miklas, Ooshma Garg, and Jon Xu. Visiting Group Partners help advise founders during the batch by sharing their own experiences and lessons learned building companies. All three of our new Visiting Group Partners have lots to share on that front, as do our two returning Visiting Group Partners — Tyler Bosmeny and Nate Smith.

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AI-Enabled Continuity of Care with Ed and Todd Park

Andreessen Horowitz

Vijay Pande, founding general partner of a16z Bio + Health, chats with the builders (and siblings) behind Devoted Health, Ed and Todd Park. The Park brothers, with decades of expertise in healthcare and policy, including as EVP and COO at athenahealth (Ed) and Chief Technology Officer of the United States (Todd), started Devoted with the idea of building a healthcare model from scratch.

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Statement of Cash Flows vs. Cash Flow Statement

Speaker: Wayne Spivak - President and Chief Financial Officer of SBA * Consulting LTD, Industry Writer, and Public Speaker

The old adages that "cash is king" and "you can’t spend profits" still hold true today. But however well-known these sayings might be, it requires a change in mindset to properly implement a cash flow management system that predicts your business's runaway as accurately as possible. Key to this new mindset is understanding the difference between the Statement of Cash Flows, a historical look at the source and uses of cash, and the Cash Flow Statement, which uses transaction history and forward-l

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6 Lessons Adventure Trekking Teaches About Navigating Entrepreneurial Stresses

Entrepreneurs' Organization

As a member leader on EO’s Regional Council for Middle East, Pakistan and Africa (MEPA), we guide and support the health of EO through focused team projects and collaboration. It’s critical that we know how to navigate challenges, address problems head-on, and work together to maximize our impact across the organization. So it felt right when Faizan Syed , our esteemed Regional Chair , suggested that our team escape the conference room during the recent EMEA, MEPA, and South Asia Presidents’ Mee

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Bridgewise Secures $21M Funding Led by SIX Group: Expanding AI-Based Investment Analysis Globally

AsiaTechDaily

Bridgewise, an AI-based platform for analyzing global securities, has concluded a $21 million funding round led by SIX Group, with additional support from Group11, L4 Venture Builder, and other major financial institutions. This funding round brings Bridgewise’s total raised capital to $35 million.

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Maniv ‘s third Venture Fund focuses on Decarbonization and Digitalization of Transportation

American Entrepreneurship

Venture capital firm made an early commitment to mobility, transportation and energy Global venture capital firm Maniv, based in Tel Aviv and NYC, is advancing solutions to climate change via its recently announced early-stage venture fund of $140 million. The firm’s third fund will support Seed and Series A stage startups focusing on decarbonization and digitalization of global transportation.

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Knowledge Base: Angel funding insights with Bridget Unsworth, Angel Association New Zealand

NZ Entrepreneur

Watch now: (20 mins) In this edition of Knowledge Base, Richard Liew talks with Bridget Unsworth, Executive Director of Angel Association New Zealand (AANZ). If you are building an innovative startup and need funding, tune into this informative discussion where Bridget provides an overview of angel investment funding in New Zealand and plenty of tips for founders considering seeking angel investment.

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How to Avoid the Pain and Cost of PCI Compliance While Optimizing Payments

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security, Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars, and Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

PCI compliance can feel challenging and sometimes the result feels like you are optimizing more for security and compliance than you are for business outcomes. The key is to take the right strategy to PCI compliance that gets you both. In this webinar, we have a great set of panelists who will take you through how Zero Data strategies can be used as part of a well-rounded compliance and security approach, and get you to market much sooner by also allowing for payment optimization.