Wed.Sep 22, 2021

Going hybrid? 3 Strategic real estate tips

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Andrew Flint , a co-founder of Occupier , a transaction and portfolio management software helping commercial tenants and brokers manage their real estate footprint. Occupier’s software helps teams make smarter, more informed lease decisions by centralizing the way they work.

Protecting Your Projects: Beat Copycats and Intellectual Property Pirates

StartupNation

Copycats are thieves, not just in the literal sense but also figuratively when they steal another person’s work and present it as their own. You have put a lot of time, effort and your own money into designing and manufacturing a product, or creating your teaching or coaching course.

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Hiring Remote Employees is Hard!

GAN

Good thing you’re not alone… The shape of the modern workforce is changing and many startups are now operating as remote or distributed teams. This shift comes with a lot of positives, like saving on rent, access to a larger talent pool, and access to cheaper talent.

Five PA Companies To Receive Funding from Ben Franklin Technology Partners!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

At the September 2021 Board of Director’s meeting, five additional companies were approved to receive an investment from Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern PA.

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.

Koa is helping African consumers make better money moves

TechCrunch

While Delila Kidanu grew up in Nairobi, Kenya, mobile money platform M-Pesa was the go-to fintech platform for her and most Kenyans. The Safaricom-owned product provides basic access to financial services like sending and receiving money and purchasing airtime.

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Latin America’s second wave of digital transformation

TechCrunch

Julio Vasconcellos. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Julio Vasconcellos is the managing partner of Atlantico , a venture capital fund focused on Latin America. He was previously the founder of Canary and Peixe Urbano, and was Facebook’s first employee in Brazil. More posts by this contributor.

2021 Reader Survey?—?Entrepreneur’s Handbook

Entrepreneur's Handbook

2021 Reader Survey?—?Entrepreneur’s Entrepreneur’s Handbook I was an utter “wantrapreneur” when I first started Entrepreneur’s Handbook in 2014. Medium had just launched. I was fascinated by the platform. It was an amazing place to write.

Tide encryption is ready to end the cyber breach pandemic

TechCrunch

The global pandemic, along with the digital transformation it accelerated, broadened corporate attack surfaces exponentially. As a result, there were almost 1,800 publicly reported data breaches in the first six months of 2021 alone, accounting for the exposure of 18.8 billion records.

Monica Moldovan: Supporting Seniors’ Entrepreneurship

Impact Hub

For a variety of reasons, many seniors looking to stay active after retirement often encounter challenges to re-engage with the job market. Supporting seniors’ entrepreneurship and providing practical solutions for people with these types of barriers is absolutely key not to leave anyone behind.

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!

Crypto asset management platform Cobo bags $40M Series B

TechCrunch

Cobo , a Singapore-based crypto asset management platform, raised a $40 million Series B to accelerate the development of decentralized finance as a service (DFaaS). The round was co-led by DST Global , A&T Capital and IMO Ventures.

Turning it Around through Green and Circular Innovation in Health

Impact Hub

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that climate change is the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century. Despite the clear link between climate change and negative health outcomes, the health sector is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions globally.

Are Eastern European startups overlooked and undervalued?

TechCrunch

Alexander Chachava. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Alexander Chachava is a serial entrepreneur, investor and managing partner at LETA Capital , a technology investment firm.

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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Yesterday I wrote about NYC’s Citibike system , which I love, and said this: There should be financial rewards for taking a bike from a kiosk that is completely full or nearly full and returning to a kiosk that is empty or nearly empty. There should also be a financial reward for docking an E-Bike in a kiosk where there are no E-Bikes or very few.

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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 — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — 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.

Cellino is using AI and machine learning to scale production of stem cell therapies

TechCrunch

Cellino , a company developing a platform to automate stem cell production, presented today at TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 to detail how its system, which combines A.I. technology, machine learning, hardware, software — and yes, lasers! — could eventually democratize access to cell therapies.

Build for Tomorrow, Not Yesterday

The Seraf Compass

It was the summer of 2007, and all appeared calm on the horizon. The US was in the fifth year of an economic expansion, the housing market was booming, and consumer confidence was at historically high levels. It looked like a perfect time to set out on an entrepreneurial voyage.

Carbix spins emissions into gold — or at least useful minerals

TechCrunch

Pollutants pouring from smokestacks around the world may be bad news for the atmosphere, but if you catch them before they get out there, you could reduce emissions and collect some valuable materials at the same time.

[Classiq in TechRadar.Pro] Quantum computing may already be more widespread than we think

OurCrowd

Quantum computing in your enterprise may be a lot closer than you (probably) think. A new report from Classiq claims many enterprises are already dabbling with the technology, have budgets allocated for it, and expect equity investments to skyrocket in coming years. Read more here.

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.

Inventory optimization startup Flieber bags $12M, aims to help retailers avoid out-of-stock, overstock moments

TechCrunch

Flieber wants to help e-commerce retailers get back to what they do best: selling.

[Plenty in Blue Book Services] Plenty’s rebrand honored by Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Awards

OurCrowd

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS BUSINESS WIRE)–Plenty, BB #:356949,the flavor-first vertical farming company with a mission to improve the lives of people, plants, and the planet, today announced it has been named a finalist for Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Awards. Read more here.

Keep Technologies wants to turn a cup holder into a security guard for your car

TechCrunch

David Moeller wasn’t looking to start another company. He had already earned the serial entrepreneur badge with CodeGuard, a website backup startup, and his hardware company Claw Hanging Systems.

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: How Brick-and-Mortar Retail Remains Relevant (Episode 293)

StartupNation

On today’s Business Beat, Jeff discusses the findings of a report on the state of brick-and-mortar retailers. Tune in to the Business Beat, below, to learn more about how brick-and-mortar stores can remain relevant: Are you an entrepreneur with a great story to share?

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

SoftBank and Demi Lovato back June Homes, a proptech startup emerging from stealth with $50M in funding

TechCrunch

June Homes , a proptech startup that aims to make renting less painful and more flexible for both tenants and landlords, is emerging from stealth today with $50 million in total funding. SoftBank Ventures Asia led the startup’s latest round — a $27 million Series B.

CRED Business Model | How Does Cred Make Money?

Feedough

Most credit card users face the hassle of handling multiple. Read more. Business Models

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Electric utility bike company Ubco scores $10M strategic investment with TPK

TechCrunch

New Zealand-based electric utility bike company Ubco announced a new strategic partnership with TPK Holdings, a Taiwanese electric components manufacturing company.

What Is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

Feedough

Corporations can have more detrimental effects on the environment than. Read more. Marketing Essentials

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How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.