Wed.Nov 13, 2019

How to Deal With Colleagues in Denial

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Written for EO by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, disaster avoidance expert, speaker and author. . When was the last time a colleague said something so ridiculous that it made your jaw drop?

Scavenger Hunt: What To Look For In A Pitch Deck

The Seraf Compass

Deciding whether to invest in a good idea is hard. Even when its potential is clearly explained. Trying to make that evaluation without a solid explanation is an exercise in needless frustration.


Ben Franklin Technology Partners

LANCASTER, PA – On Tuesday, November 12, 2019 six local tech-entrepreneurs made pitch presentations to a panel of judges for a chance to win up to $10,000. The audience of more than 70 people who attended also had the opportunity to vote for their favorite pitch.

[Zoomcar in Economic Times] Tata Power partners with Zoomcar for EV fleet


Power discom TPDDL has rolled out a pilot project to switch over to an electric vehicle fleet for its operations and maintenance work by collaborating with car rental company Zoomcar. 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.

Ben Franklin Alum Company, Sustainable Composites, In The News!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Sustainable Composites Introduces Recycled Enspire Leather To Market, And La-Z-Boy And Timberland Sign On! Pamela Danziger/Forbes. Five years ago two scientists had a mad idea: recycle leather scraps and turn them back into a useable leather product.

How One Entrepreneur Empowers Adults With Disabilities Through Art

Smart Hustle Magazine

About Creativity Explored. Creativity Explored gives artists the space to create, and a space to show off their work. This is a rarity, as many studios focus on just one of the above.

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2019 LaunchPad Propel Pitch Competition Winners Help Build Student Credit Scores, Connect Young Creative Talent to Opportunities, and Provide Healthy Snacks


Out of nearly 100 student entrepreneurial teams from schools across the U.S. and Ireland, Credit Starter , Cllctve , and Eat Makhana rose above the rest and won in the 2019 Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars Propel pitch competition.

4 ways to foster transparency in your organization

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

By Ana Gonzalez. Responsible business starts with you.


A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

This is a week full of philanthropy for The Gotham Gal and me. We are attending two fundraisers for organizations we support and throwing one for an organization we started. I woke up thinking about giving back and how important it has become to us. Neither of us grew up in environments that were deep in philanthropy but somehow we were drawn to it in our thirties. The Gotham Gal got involved in MOUSE when it was formed and became the Board Chair a few years later.

4 maneras de fomentar la transparencia en tu organización

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Por Ana González. Los negocios responsables comienzan contigo.

Startup School Week 11 Recap – Geoff Ralston’s Parting Advice

Y Combinator

In this week’s lecture YC President Geoff Ralston shares parting advice for all the founders that participated in Startup School. If you want to sign up for next year’s edition of Startup School, you can put your name on the waitlist at Topics. 00:00 – Intro. 00:31 – Geoff Ralston’s Parting Advice. 00:51 – There is no one path. 3:19 – Find your path. 3:26 – Focus on what matters. 4:14 – Startups are hard.

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Can Business Insurance Be Simple? New Service by THREE Thinks So.

Smart Hustle Magazine

Insurance, business or personal is messy. It comes with lots of legalese, lots of paper and it's a pain to wade through and understand. A relatively new company, THREE is out to reimagine business insurance for small businesses, THREE makes the process easy and simple.


[Tyto Care in CNet] First at-home, on-demand medical exam kit launches at Best Buy


The health tech company just launched its hand-held telemedicine examination device, TytoHome, at Best Buy online and at 300 locations across the country (it was previously only available directly from health providers). Read more here.

[Nexa3D in Business Wire] Nexa3D Scales Commercial Shipments of Its NXE400 Around the World


Nexa3D, the maker of ultrafast production 3D printers, announced today that it is rapidly scaling commercial shipments of its NXE400 printers in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Korea.