Mon.May 09, 2022

Tech Year NYC

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Tech:NYC is launching a new initiative, Tech Year NYC , which helps young people from underrepresented backgrounds get access to careers in NYC’s fast-growing tech sector. Tech Year NYC is a rollup of several existing city programs into a single point of entry and engagement for tech companies and students. The idea is to make it easier for local tech companies to engage with this population and easier for the students to get access to these pathways to jobs.

How Caribbean entrepreneurs are tackling climate change with their businesses?

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

How Caribbean entrepreneurs are tackling climate change with their businesses. By Shannon Courtney. To preserve and protect the Earth for our communities, we must make a collective investment to ensure that generations of global citizens have access to clean and healthy environments.

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The Role of a Recruiter and HR in Small Business

StartupNation

You’ve launched your business and it’s humming along. Like most entrepreneurs, you wear plenty of hats, including chief human resources (HR) and recruitment officer. Here’s the problem, though: You can’t handle all your employee-related responsibilities forever.

Why I Quit a $450k Engineering Job at Netflix

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Playing it safe is the riskiest choice of all Golden handcuffs?—?when when you stay at a job that you’d rather quit only for the money. I thought I was going to stay at Netflix forever. Top of market pay. Freedom and responsibility. Unlimited PTO. What more could you ask for?

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

6 Successful Dealmakers Provide Top Tips on Raising Capital

StartupNation

Bootstrapping will only take your startup so far. Many businesses underestimate how much money they really need to keep going and growing, and they run out of runway. When raising capital, these investor-entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share their best secrets, tips and strategies.

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FIND OUT WHO WILL WIN THIS YEARS’ $50,000 PA WILDS BIG IDEA CONTEST!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

DuBois, PA – In partnership with the PA WILDS Center for Entrepreneurship, Ben Franklin Technology Partners recently sponsored a BIG IDEA contest targeting innovators working in the maker economy, forest products, outdoors and recreation, and even tech-manufacturing.

Why Every Startup Needs a Lawyer From the Start

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Get the right lawyer now and avoid disaster later Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». venture-capital startup lawyers entrepreneurship legal

Can You Create Culture In A Remote Work World?

Smart Hustle Magazine

Company culture isn’t just about ping pong tables and happy hours. It’s the set of values, behaviors, and beliefs that shape how your employees work together and how they interact with customers.

PR Is About Perception: The 5 Stages to Positive Branding

StartupNation

The following is an excerpt from “You Need PR” by Jenna Guarneri. Copyright 2022 by An Inc. Original. When a new house is constructed, the builder pulls together the brightest professionals from each construction trade. It takes twenty-two subcontractors to build the average home.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Use data from Q5 to boost mobile app growth for the entire year

TechCrunch

Vladyslav Strykun. Contributor. Vladyslav Strykun is head of marketing at Headway , an edtech startup that provides bite-sized learning for fun and personal growth. Wondering how to improve the marketing performance of your mobile app in the spring without experimenting and extra costs?

A Q&A with Ryan Close of Bartesian: Creating and Marketing a Game Changer

StartupNation

Bartesian started as a dream for Ryan Close. But in just a few years, his cocktail company had 975% year-over-year growth and more than $50 million in sales. The business is a media darling and has been featured in such publications as Forbes , Esquire , People and others.

Seadronix aims to reduce marine accidents at port and sea with AI

TechCrunch

South Korean startup Seadronix wants to reduce the issue of marine accidents, 75% of which are caused by human error, according to a 2019 Allianz safety and shipping report. The company just secured a $5.8

Weekly #4: Should You Quit Your Job for Entrepreneurship?

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Welcome to another edition of our new newsletter! You’ll receive the best practical startup advice straight to your inbox every week. In this week’s edition, we answer the BIG question: should you quit your job?—?that that thing that offers you stability, routine and financial security?—?in

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Hugging Face reaches $2 billion valuation to build the GitHub of machine learning

TechCrunch

Hugging Face has closed a new round of funding. It’s a $100 million Series C round with a big valuation. Following today’s funding round, Hugging Face is now worth $2 billion. Lux Capital is leading the round, with Sequoia and Coatue investing in the company for the first time.

Effective Startup Leaders Know the Right Way to Annoy Their Employees

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Being the boss isn’t about making friends Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». work startup business management entrepreneurship

Manara gets $3M to grow tech talent pool in the Middle East and North Africa

TechCrunch

Edtech startup Manara has raised $3 million in pre-seed funding for its cohort-based training ­­platform geared toward growing the tech-talent pool in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

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Leapfunder

Triggre is a proven no-code platform for SMBs and SMEs. Customers use Triggre to innovate faster and save on software licenses, back-office staffing and costs of failure and rework

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.

Egyptian fintech Paymob raises $50M led by PayPal Ventures and Kora Capital

TechCrunch

Egyptian fintech Paymob , which enables merchants to accept digital payments online and in-store, announced today it has raised $50 million in Series B funding.

Personal Update: Rage Against the Dying of the Light

Continuations

I have been away from writing here for an entire month. It was a combination of travel followed by a health crisis that is now thankfully nearly over (a “routine” surgery that turned out to be anything but). But there is also an underlying frustration that makes it at times difficult to know what to say at all. We are living in times of the omnicrisis and yet so many people seem to just want to get on with their lives.

The SaaS selloff is steepening

TechCrunch

By now you may be tired of stories detailing the bad news in the market. Too bad! More are coming.

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What Clients Actually Mean When They Say You’re Too Expensive

Entrepreneur's Handbook

12 Ways to Interpret a Budget Disconnect Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». careers marketing salary-negotiations freelance business

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

Hey look, another downturn

TechCrunch

It’s a nasty day for asset prices. Around the world, the stock market is selling off. Here in the United States, shares are following suit in early-morning trading.

[Ride Vision in Bike Review] Product review: Ride Vision collision aversion technology

OurCrowd

Early this year we had the fortune to test the Ride Vision Collision Aversion Technology system by test riding a BMW F 900 XR decked out with the kit. It was a great experience and an eye opener to how much AI can help make the roads a safer place for us riders…. Read more here.

Daily Crunch: PayPal Ventures leads $50M Series B for Egyptian fintech Paymob

TechCrunch

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[Stellar Cyber in Business Wire] Stellar Cyber partners with NGBPS LIMITED to bring open XDR to India

OurCrowd

NEW DELHI & SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stellar Cyber, today announced a strategic agreement with NGBPS LIMITED under which NGBPS will provide Stellar Cyber’s Open XDR-based Threat Detection and Response platform to customers in India.

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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.