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I Built a 6-Figure Passive Income Machine?—?Here’s How to Do It Without Quitting Your Job

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TripleBlind secures $24M for a new approach to enterprise-level, privacy-preserving data sharing

TechCrunch

Organizations that have made the leap into using big data to drive their business are increasingly looking for better, more efficient ways to share data with others without compromising privacy and data protection laws, and that is ushering in a rush of technologists building a number of new approaches to fill that need.

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News: SMB Going Online Tripled Between Pre-pandemic and 2021

Smart Hustle Magazine

The coronavirus pandemic forced businesses to reinvent themselves to survive and thrive in difficult times. So, there is no surprise that more and more businesses went online during the pandemic.

6 Steps To Protect Your Startup From Cyberattacks

StartupNation

With the development of internet technology, the barriers to entry into business have decreased. But worst of all, opportunities for cybercriminals have opened up. Their activity has paralyzed the work of large companies around the world. These same scammers can also endanger smaller businesses.

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Hex - The Best Product for the Technical Analyst

Tomasz Tunguz

We believe the 2020s are the decade of data. The trends are ubiquitous and plain. The number of data teams is growing as more companies rely on data for daily operations. In addition, the sophistication of these teams has progressed meaningfully in the last five years.

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OfficeRnD, a SaaS for managing hybrid workplaces, grabs $10M

TechCrunch

The decentralized reality of office work after the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drive plenty of startup activity.

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What I Learned About Pricing From the Entrepreneur Who Gave the Greatest Sales Pitch in History

Entrepreneur's Handbook

A surprising strategy that can get customers buying more of your product Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business startup pricing-strategy history entrepreneurship

Using the Reversal Mental Model to Invest Better

Tomasz Tunguz

Reversing a problem is a common mental model for thinking about a challenge in a novel way. Especially in investing. Google’s share price is $2863.55 as I write this. Is it a good price to buy? The traditional way of thinking would lead one to build a bottoms-up model with a few assumptions and compare the output to the price. But that approach ignores some critical information: the price.

Aiven snags $60M investment on $2B valuation, up from $800M in March

TechCrunch

Aiven , a Finnish startup that helps companies combine various open source technologies with public cloud infrastructure resources, announced a $60 million investment on a $2 billion valuation today.

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.

Working Multiple Jobs

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Since 2016, I have been working “half time” at USV and taking half of a partner’s carry. That has allowed me to allocate more time to things like building green buildings with the Gotham Gal, building a philanthropic organization with the Gotham Gal, sitting on non-profit and civic boards, and a few other things.

More African startups get into Techstars Toronto

TechCrunch

In March, two Nigerian startups, Treepz ( formerly Plentywaka ) and TalentQL got into the Techstars Toronto accelerator program alongside eight other companies.

[OurCrowd in Calcalist] israeli fintech companies have an incredible opportunity for investments in abu Dhabi.

OurCrowd

Sabah al-Binali, head of the Gulf region at OurCrowd, welcomed Israeli investors in a panel on fintech investments held by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). Read more here. The post [OurCrowd in Calcalist] israeli fintech companies have an incredible opportunity for investments in abu Dhabi.

Deep tech startups in need of funding should consider federal grants

TechCrunch

Xipeng Shen. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Xipeng Shen is a professor at North Carolina State University and ACM Distinguished Member, focusing on system software and machine learning research. He is a co-founder and CTO of CoCoPIE LLC.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

What Makes an Impact Player and How You Can Be One, Too

StartupNation

Modified excerpt from “Impact Players: How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger, and Multiply Your Impact” by Liz Wiseman. Copyright © 2021 by the author and reprinted by permission of Harper Business.

Quris combines AI with ‘patient on a chip’ to speed drug development and reduce animal testing

TechCrunch

The necessity of animal testing is a sad one for the process of drug discovery, but there’s seemingly no good alternative to mice, even though they’re not particularly accurate human analogues.

TechBytes: The Art of Turning Your Hobbies into Hustles (Episode 1)

StartupNation

Welcome to the premiere episode of TechBytes, a new podcast series by StartupNation and Dell Technologies! When you run a growing business, Dell Technologies is here to help with the right tech solutions.

Challenger bank N26 raises $900 million at $9 billion valuation

TechCrunch

Fintech startup N26 has raised a $900 million Series E round at a $9 billion valuation. That represents a big jump from the company’s Series D valuation of $3.5 billion. The Berlin-based startup operates a digital bank with 7 million clients across 25 countries.

State of MENA Startups 2019, Report

MAGNiTT and 500 Startups jointly launch first 'State of MENA Startups 2019" report. Survey findings reveal insights on trends in fundraising exercise, exit opportunities, hiring, and growth optimization.

WJR Business Beat: Remote Work Continues to Grow in Certain Sectors (Episode 306)

StartupNation

On today’s Business Beat, Jeff talks about the future of remote work. Tune in to the Business Beat, below, to learn which sectors are embracing remote work and why the trend will continue beyond the pandemic: Tune in to News/Talk 760 AM WJR weekday mornings at 7:11 a.m. for the WJR Business Beat.

Limbix releases clinical trial data on a self-guided mental health app for teens

TechCrunch

In October, Limbix, a company creating digital therapeutics for adolescents, released data from a trial on its new product: SparkRx. SparkRx is a self-guided therapy program for teens run entirely on a phone. .

The Right Entry-Level Servers for Your Small Business

StartupNation

Entry-level servers can help small businesses manage expenses, improve productivity and reduce organizational complexities.

Builder.io aims to make developers happy with its no-code approach to digital storefronts

TechCrunch

Any e-commerce business has to constantly change its digital storefront to ensure accurate inventory is represented. But to launch a new product or test a homepage placement often requires the need to tap busy developers for guidance, slowing down the process. Builder.io

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

30+ Gifts For Boss For Every Occasion

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Choosing a gift for someone may be difficult, and the. Read more. Featured

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Scribe launches knowledge-capturing software that gets employees on the same page

TechCrunch

Employees come and go, often taking their knowledge with them. There are also times when just a handful of employees know how to do something and don’t have time to provide a mass tutorial. That’s where Scribe comes in.

Your Small Business Can’t Function Without These Tools

Smart Hustle Magazine

When starting a new business, the to-do list is long and humbling. From creating a business plan to doing market research to lining up vendors and so much more.

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Our Next Energy closes $25M Series A for battery tech with backing from Bill Gates, BMW

TechCrunch

Michigan-based startup Our Next Energy (ONE) has closed a $25 million Series A for tech that it says can double the range of EVs, as more and more startups take aim at surpassing the pitfalls of conventional lithium-ion batteries.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.