Wed.Nov 24, 2021

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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I remember about fifteen years ago, a well-known VC said to me “you need to sell a company within a few years of the founder leaving. Companies can’t sustain their innovation after a founder leaves.”

Juicy Marbles gets $4.5M to sizzle up plant-based steaks

TechCrunch

Convincing meat eaters to adopt a climate-friendly diet might get a little easier thanks to Slovenian startup Juicy Marbles , which has come up with a way to create plant-based whole meat cuts, if that doesn’t sound too oxymoronic.

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How to practice rigorous authenticity by surrendering what others think

Entrepreneurs' Organization

. Contributed by Michael Brody-Waite , a recovered addict of 18 years who uses his incredible experience with addiction and recovery to benefit leaders and entrepreneurs who want to step into their own authentic leadership style.

Pet video marketplace Camlist eyes UK growth after raising $1.3 million pre-seed funding

TechCrunch

Camlist , a video marketplace for pets, has raised $1.3 million in a pre-seed round, funding that the startup plans to use to develop its platform and grow its workforce — as it looks to expand its reach in the UK, its second market (after the U.A.E.), which it entered earlier this year.

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.

Woman Investor Profile Series: Gina Tedesco, Managing Member, Amala Ventures

The Seraf Compass

This profile is the second in a series of interviews highlighting the work of interesting female investors. Gina Tedesco is Managing Member of Amala Ventures, Managing Director and NJ Chapter Lead of Golden Seeds, and a member and board trustee of Jumpstart NJ Angel Network

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Amilya Antonetti- Leading Human Behavior Expert- Shares Nuggets to Be a Successful Solopreneur

Smart Hustle Magazine

Starting a solo business is one thing, but making it a success is another. From marketing to customer handling to accounting, you have to be good at multiple tasks to succeed in your endeavor. Also, you have to practice a lot of self-discipline to separate work and home life.

India’s Spinny valued at over $1.75 billion in $280 million funding

TechCrunch

Spinny, a Gurgaon-based startup that operates a platform to facilitate the purchase and sale of used cars , is the latest firm to become a unicorn in the world’s second-largest internet market.

What Is Bitcoin? How Does It Work?

Feedough

From 10 cents in 2010 to $66,000 in October 2021, Read more. Crypto Essentials

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Attio wants to build the CRM for the Airtable generation

TechCrunch

Meet Attio , a new CRM for people who are familiar with modern collaboration tools, such as Airtable , Notion and Zapier.

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.

How to Eliminate Imposter Syndrome Stress With One Simple Phrase, According to These First-Time Founders

Entrepreneur - Entrepreneurs Category

Mina Park and Ricardo Marquez of Crispy Chicken social media agency discuss the launch and growth of their business. Main Street Entrepreneur

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Tiamat Sciences cooking up plant-based proteins for cheaper production of cellular meat

TechCrunch

Cellular growth medium is a component of cellular agriculture that enables lab-grown meat to be made at a lower cost. However, the traditional ways of making these growth factors, or reagents, are costly themselves, which makes large-scale manufacturing difficult.

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WJR Business Beat: Hottest Consumer Market Today is Age 70 Plus (Episode 325)

StartupNation

On today’s Business Beat, Jeff Sloan talks about the fastest-growing population segment and its buying power. Tune in to the Business Beat, below, to learn more about why marketers need to pursue this demographic group: . Tune in to News/Talk 760 AM WJR weekday mornings at 7:11 a.m.

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How Pilot convinced Index Ventures to think long-term about margins

TechCrunch

On a recently recorded (and soon-to-be published) episode of the Found podcast , an entrepreneur told my co-host and me that he sees a broad swath of the venture capitalists out there as money managers, more focused on short-term gains and returns than long-term revolutionary technology.

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.

Does co-founder matching work? It did for these three YC companies.

Y Combinator

“Co-founder matching saved my life.”. In August of 2021, Christina Czap, co-founder and CEO of Seer (YC W21), found herself badly in need of a technical co-founder. Seer, which raised $2.3M

Financial flash mobs meet fundraising memes

TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Equity , a podcast about the business of startups where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday episode when we niche down to a single topic, looking to expand our understanding of one particular technology trend or another.

[Klook in TTRW] Klook ramps up insurance offers

OurCrowd

Klook travel and leisure booking platform is partnering with ZA Tech Global Limited to provide travel-related insurance to consumers worldwide. The joint venture agreement will ensure consumers will have seamless access to travel-related insurance policies at competitive prices. Read more here.

Afterpay unveils BNPL subscription offering for US customers

TechCrunch

“Buy now, pay later” company Afterpay announced Wednesday that it was going after the $1.5 trillion global subscription payments market by offering to its U.S. customers payment installments for subscriptions, like gym memberships, entertainment subscriptions and online services.

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.

[ThetaRay in The Fintech Times] Money 20/20 USA Meetups: Trulioo, ThetaRay, Coinflip and Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions

OurCrowd

Money20/20 USA took place in Las Vegas during October 2021. With this year marking the 10th anniversary of the event, during the show, The Fintech Times caught up with a number of companies to discuss what the last 18 months looked like for them and what their key focus is moving forward.

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TabTrader raises $5.8M for a mobile app that aggregates crypto exchange data

TechCrunch

As many of the top cryptocurrencies seem to temporarily stabilize near all-time highs, users looking to speculate on tokens that are a bit more volatile are searching across exchanges to find deals.

[Stellar Cyber in Enterprise Security] True Digital chooses Stellar Cyber platform for enhanced security awareness

OurCrowd

. Read more here. . The post [Stellar Cyber in Enterprise Security] True Digital chooses Stellar Cyber platform for enhanced security awareness appeared first on OurCrowd Blog. News Center cyber security portfolio news stellar cyber stellar_cyber

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Longevica takes in $2.5M as it launches open research resources to examine life extension

TechCrunch

Life science company Longevica said Wednesday it is launching an open research tool so scientists and research institutions can access a data set that tracks the effects of more than 1,000 pharmacological compounds for testing drugs.

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!

[Insightec in The Australian Jewish News] Israeli treatment for tremors

OurCrowd

ONE of only two current providers in Australia of a groundbreaking Israeli-invented, non-invasive treatment for involuntary shaking has described its non-inclusion in the Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS) to date as “borderline scandalous”.

Dear Sophie: How long does International Entrepreneur Parole take?

TechCrunch

Sophie Alcorn. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.”

As human capital grows scarce, flexible compensation can help attract and retain talent

TechCrunch

Boyd Davis. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Boyd Davis is the CEO and co-founder of Compright , a cloud-based compensation planning tool. Previously, Boyd helped organizations deploy solutions that leveraged data and AI. The Great Resignation is among the most significant events in recent U.S.