Wed.Nov 27, 2019

Lighting the torch of change: Youth volunteering in Haiti

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

By Elise Kemp. As a part of the YLAI Network’s mission, community involvement in fostering development is critical. Hearing about the impact that our networkmembers are making in their own communities is a real privilege and helps us see how impactful it can be to volunteer locally.

Cash Management In Startups

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

When I was in my mid-20s and had just gotten a job in venture capital, I read a piece on Alan Shugart , the larger than life founder of Seagate, one of the most successful disk drive companies. Alan was quoted as saying that “cash is more important than your mother.” ” That got my attention because mothers are really important. Over the years, I have learned what Alan meant. Cash is everything in a startup. It is the fuel that keeps the car running.

Supporting and empowering children with autism in Nicaragua

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

By Ana Gonzalez. In 1992, the United Nations proclaimed December 3 to be the International Day of Disabled Persons to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities and to raise awareness of the situations they face in political, social, economic, and cultural aspects of life.

Oxygen, Aspirin or Jewelry: Which Makes a Better Investment?

The Seraf Compass

Entrepreneurs fall in love with their products. It’s no surprise… their product is their idea and as they nurture it, it becomes like a child to them, and who doesn’t love their child!?

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.

Ready to scale in Southeast Asia? Start in Singapore.

500

While people may think of Singapore as a top startup city, what they may not realize is that this city-state potentially has quite a bit more to offer as a local hub when looking to scale throughout the region. This fall, we kicked off Global Launch, a program aimed at building bridges between Singapore and the Silicon Valley.

Why recurring revenues increase your company’s value

Berkonomics

The massive shift in revenue models in recent years. Have you noticed how many web apps and content have turned into subscription services during the last several years? Call it the Netflix effect.

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Cory Doctorow and Joe Betts-Lacroix on Adversarial Interoperability

Y Combinator

Cory Doctorow is a blogger, journalist, and science fiction author. He’s also the co-editor of Boing Boing. Joe Betts-Lacroix is the CTO of VIUM and an Expert at YC. Topics. 00:07 – Adversarial interoperability. 7:30 – So what should founders do? 13:30 – Copyright. 19:30 – Remixing. 26:35 – AT&T. 29:25 – Firms and state-like duties. 31:00 – Medium-term suggestions for founders. 39:00 – Conspiracy theories.

[Zoomcar in Financial Express] 5 apps that are hot with millenials

OurCrowd

Zoomcar holds the distinction of being India’s first self-drive mobility platform, with the introduction of car sharing services in 2013. It has over 14,000 cars in its fleet and operates in nearly 42 cities across India. Read more here.

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Cory Doctorow and Joe Betts-Lacroix on Adversarial Interoperability

Y Combinator

Cory Doctorow is a blogger, journalist, and science fiction author. He’s also the co-editor of Boing Boing. Joe Betts-Lacroix is the CTO of VIUM and an Expert at YC. Topics. 00:07 – Adversarial interoperability. 7:30 – So what should founders do? 13:30 – Copyright. 19:30 – Remixing. 26:35 – AT&T. 29:25 – Firms and state-like duties. 31:00 – Medium-term suggestions for founders. 39:00 – Conspiracy theories.

[Alpha Tau in Israel21c] Encouraging results for new squamous cell cancer treatment

OurCrowd

Results from the first clinical trial of Alpha Tau Medical’s revolutionary alpha radiation technology are in – and the news is encouraging for patients with aggressive, recurrent cancers. Read more here.