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Advancing Equity: Validating Multiple Pathways and Developing a Holistic Organizational Approach

Venture Well

Validating multiple pathways to success and developing a holistic organizational approach are twin strategies that can help bridge participation gaps in innovation and entrepreneurship programs.

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250 Developers

This is going to be BIG.

In today’s world, one of the bottlenecks we have to innovation is the lack of software development talent. There have been some pretty good grass roots efforts at creating more development talent in the community—but they’ve been on smaller scales and heavily reliant on the volunteer efforts of a small number of dedicated people. I like starting with the big goal, because it then naturally leads to the most critical questions: Are we talking about educating new developers?

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Flox raises $27M to bring Nix to more developers

TechCrunch

Nix, the open-source tool for creating reproducible builds and deployments, is becoming increasingly popular among developers, but it’s not always the easiest service to work with. Shaw to make it easier for its internal developers to use.

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The Future of Professional Development

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Digital natives entering today’s workforce expect companies to provide them opportunities for professional development and learning. While classrooms, conferences, and generic training videos have been a mainstay in professional development for decades, the rise of learning management system (LMS) software provides new opportunities for learning. Opportunities for Personal and Professional Development. Focus on personal and professional development opportunities. ?

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The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

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How should non technical founders collaborate with software developers?

TechCrunch

Software consultants come in many forms, but if you cannot write your own code, finding a developer who meets your needs can be a stressful process that involves much trial and error. However, many of the apps we develop have a very strong gamification aspect.

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5 ways to improve mental health for software developers

TechCrunch

Lorna Mitchell is head of Developer Relations at Aiven , a software company that combines the best open source technologies with cloud infrastructure. Software development at its best is a creative endeavor. Developers need a certain level of comfort to be able to produce quality work.

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Celebrating Entrepreneurship-led Economic Development this Economic Development Week

Source Link

According to my friend Jeff Finkle (pictured right), president of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), “Supporting entrepreneurs and small-business owners with creating and growing their local companies is a crucial part of economic development.”.

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Don’t leave developers behind in the Section 230 debate

TechCrunch

Shelley McKinley Contributor Share on Twitter Shelley McKinley is chief legal officer at GitHub, home to more than 100 million software developers. Policymakers should recognize the critical role of developers and work to support them, not stifle innovation.

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Pear VC’s Anand Iyer goes solo with new $20M fund for crypto developer tools

TechCrunch

As the race between different chains heats up, communities of loyalists are duking it out to attract developers to their blockchain of choice in hopes that doing so will turbocharge growth. Engineers are the bedrock of any tech product, and blockchains are no exception.

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A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

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Tips for developing strong brands

NZ Entrepreneur

In intellectual property practice, we frequently see businesses spend tens of thousands of dollars on the development of a new name or brand without considering whether the brand is free to use. The post Tips for developing strong brands appeared first on NZ Entrepreneur Magazine.

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Raising Awareness about Entrepreneurship as an Economic Development Strategy

Ecosystem Builder Hub

“Communities seeking to grow their economy need to understand the impact entrepreneurship and small business play in economic growth.” — Grow Your Own: Entrepreneurship-based Economic Development for Local Communities, Dell Gines, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

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Should You Fear Outsourcing Your Software Development?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Written by Mike Scott, co-founder and CEO of NONA , a software development studio based in South Africa. Software development is still a ‘dark art’ for many founders, executives and business decision-makers, and yet it can be absolutely critical to the success of your business. Finding the right software developer is analogous to working with a car mechanic who we simply have to trust because we just don’t know enough about fixing cars.

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LinearB wants to help development teams optimize their workflows

TechCrunch

LinearB , a startup that helps engineering leaders optimize the workflow of their development teams, today announced that it has raised a $50 million Series B round led by Tribe Capital. The company says it managed to grow its user base from 1,500 development teams in 2021 to over 5,000 today.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out the best one for your team so you’ll be able to enhance and optimize your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

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Why generic marketing approaches don’t work on software developers

TechCrunch

“Most of the technical content published misses the mark with developers. I think we can all do a better job,” author and developer marketing expert Adam DuVander says. Why did you write a book titled “Developer Marketing Does Not Exist”?

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From Ph.D. to boutique software developer: An interview with Solwey’s Andrew Drach

TechCrunch

More specifically, Solwey provides consulting in all stages of software design and development strategy and execution. Currently, we have eight full-time developers, a DevOps manager and our Chief Operating Officer Nima [Kargah-Ostadi] who has a Ph.D.

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True ‘shift left and extend right’ security requires empowered developers

TechCrunch

Security and risk management leaders must adhere to the collaborative, agile nature of DevOps for security testing to be seamless in development, making the “Sec” in DevSecOps transparent. Consider a developer that is assigned to add PII fields to an internet-facing API. Idan Plotnik.

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Payload raises $4.7M for its developer-first headless CMS

TechCrunch

Payload , which develops a headless open-source content management system (CMS), today announced that it has raised a $4.7 Unlike most CMS tools, Michigan-based Payload puts its emphasis on developers.

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

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Workforce Development Can Strengthen Cybersecurity

StartupNation

This article guides you through the necessary steps to enhance security via workforce development. Workforce development: what you need to know. For this reason, you must develop your workforce when it comes to cybersecurity. Develop alternative management strategies.

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Case Study: The Dan River Region Ecosystem Development

Ecosystem Builder Hub

As with any movement, there comes a day when grand visions need to either remain that, or be executed on so that they may evolve to the next stage of development and maturation.

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6 technologists discuss how no-code tools are changing software development

TechCrunch

As we learned from our last survey of investors active in the space earlier this month , the technology democratizes access to modern software development, but there are still some kinks to iron out. In 2031, will developers still be required to learn how to code? Karan Bhasin.

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Professional development for tomorrow’s ecosystem builders

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Not everybody can do ecosystem building; it’s a talent that is developed through experience and education, connections and networking. What we found through our research are three essential areas to foster the professional and personal development of entrepreneurial ecosystem builders: Justifying and valuing their work: Building the business case for inclusive ecosystem building through fieldwide metrics .

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3 Mistakes Organizations Make While Developing ABM Programs

While B2B research suggests organizations are thriving through successful ABM programs, getting just one campaign off the ground is more difficult than it seems. From building an account universe to understanding to orchestrating sales and marketing alignment around touchpoint and messaging, there are a number of variables to consider before launching a program.

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A Masterclass in Sales Development from Lars Nilsson at Snowflake

Tomasz Tunguz

Yesterday, Office Hours welcomed Lars Nilsson, VP Sales Development from Snowflake to talk about his learnings across 5 companies he helped take public. Hiring a sales or business-development representative (SDR/BDR) can be the better choice.

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Jetpack.io helps developers focus on applications instead of infrastructure

TechCrunch

But when he was at his last job running engineering at Virta Health, he noticed that his developer team had to work hard deploying infrastructure, and it distracted them from their primary job building applications. Jetpack.io’s

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Bobidi launches to reward developers for testing companies’ AI models

TechCrunch

The idea is to let developers test AI systems and biases — that is, the edge cases where the systems perform poorly — to reduce the time needed for validation, Choi explained in an email interview.

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Google to offer 40,000 developer scholarships in Africa; continues accelerator program

TechCrunch

Google today announced the launch of 40,000 new developer scholarships in Africa. Google will offer the scholarships — created in partnership with tech talent companies Pluralsight and Andela — to developers spread across mobile and cloud development tracks.

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Marketing-Led COVID-19 Growth Strategies: 2022 and Beyond

More than two years in, COVID-19 is far from over. Businesses are tasked with beating pre-COVID numbers, making marketing crucial. This is your time to create brand awareness, bring in the best leads, and play a vital role in new and existing profit.

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Draft.dev CEO Karl Hughes on the importance of using experts in developer marketing

TechCrunch

Developers can be a tough crowd. Coming up with relevant content that developers find interesting takes specific know-how, and this is where Draft.dev comes in. Karl Hughes: Almost all of our clients are developer tools companies. Okta launches a new free developer plan.

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Who are the best software development consultants for startups?

TechCrunch

When the dot-com bubble popped 20 years ago a lot of people thought that software development was going to get broadly outsourced. And yet, software development outsourcing is a thing once again.

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GDevelop wants to make game development accessible

TechCrunch

GDevelop is a game engine that lets you develop a video game without any specific development experience. With GDevelop, he wanted to make game development as accessible as possible. Developers can also create their own extension if they want to go further.

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Microsoft acquires startup developing high-speed cables for transmitting data

TechCrunch

based startup developing “hollow core fiber (HCF)” technologies primarily for data centers and ISPs. ” Microsoft acquires startup developing high-speed cables for transmitting data by Kyle Wiggers originally published on TechCrunch.

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16 Go-to-Market Plays for Your Entire Sales Funnel

After gathering some of the best go-to-market plays from our own B2B sales and marketing pros, we've package them here for you. Try one of these 16 plays in your next salesflow or as inspiration for your next winning sales engagement strategy.

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United Nations Development Program and 500 Startups Join Forces to Bridge the World of Impact Financing and Tech Startups

500

Enter ImpactAIM Indonesia, a program forged from a partnership between 500 Startups and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The program will select up to 8-10 successful post-seed startups whose businesses align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, help selected participants measure and accelerate their impact, as well as showcase them to prospective impact investors. Startup founders often have ambitions not just to make money, but to change the world.