Fri.Jan 20, 2023

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Reflections on the Origin Story of EO Global Leadership Academy (GLA)

Entrepreneurs' Organization

by Erick Slabaugh, a long-standing EO member in Seattle and former director on the EO Global Board “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

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Thoma Bravo agrees to acquire digital forensics firm Magnet Forensics for over $1B

TechCrunch

Thoma Bravo, the private equity and growth capital firm, today announced that it would spend $1.8 billion CAD (~$1.34 billion) to acquire Magnet Forensics, a Waterloo-based company making software used by defense forces and businesses to investigate cybersecurity threats.

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18 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Starting a Business from Scratch

Startup Blogpost

From keeping your mental game strong to getting a mentor to help make decisions, here are 18 responses to the question “What is one thing you wish someone told you about starting a business from scratch?”

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4 investors discuss the next big wave for alternative seafood startups

TechCrunch

Though investment in food technology has slowed in line with the rest of the venture capital world, the industry recently achieved some milestones that suggest the sector and the government are moving into alignment.

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Rethinking Growth: The Fight to Become and Stay Profitable

Speaker: Aleksey Krylov, CFA - Chief Financial Officer at CytoImmune Therapeutics

Join Aleksey Krylov, corporate finance expert and CFO at CytoImmune Therapeutics, for an insightful overview of working capital management and managing profitability.

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GCUC Podcast Recap: Bill Bennett

GCUC

GCUC Podcast Recap: Bill Bennett Running 3.8M square feet in 34 cities and 45 locations successfully through a global pandemic has its own unique challenges. Join Bill Bennett, Founder.

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Beat Burnout: 7 Self-Care Tips for Busy Small Business Owners

StartupNation

Owning a small business or startup can be exhilarating and fulfilling, but it can also come with stress… The post Beat Burnout: 7 Self-Care Tips for Busy Small Business Owners appeared first on StartupNation. Management burnout rapid finance

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Daily Crunch: Alphabet CEO lays off 12,000 people, says company ‘hired for a different economic reality’  

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To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PST, subscribe here. Happy Friday! Join us in wishing Lorenzo a very warm welcome to the team! He’s joining our crack team of cybersecurity reporters, working alongside Zack and Carly.

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[RO in PR Newswire] Ro launches weight loss program with GLP-1 medications, lab testing, 1:1 coaching, and personalized provider care

OurCrowd

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Ro, the leading direct-to-patient healthcare company, announced today the launch of the Ro Body Program, a comprehensive weight loss program that provides access to GLP-1 medications, the most effective prescription obesity treatments available.

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Debunking the myths of why venture investors don’t fund diverse startups

TechCrunch

People can never land on a word to explain what is happening to women and minorities within venture. Are such founders overlooked or undersought? Underestimated and underrepresented? Marginalized? Discriminated against? Or just ignored?

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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A new kind of PE fund plans to roll-up German startups into potential unicorns and bigger exits

TechCrunch

European startups have always suffered from the perennial startup problem: how to exit? However, in Europe the problem has always been particularly acute. How many large European industrial or corporate giants acquire or acqu-hire? Not that many and not nearly enough.

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Why international DFIs are looking to African startups to scale impact investing efforts

TechCrunch

Even as VC funding dries up across the world, development finance institutions (DFIs) are looking to African startups to deploy their dry powder.

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With a focus on patients with chronic illness, Nourish hopes to help Americans eat better

TechCrunch

Many of us would feel better if we ate better. But for patients with chronic diseases, the issue is more pressing: Fixing their diet is often key to keeping their condition under control. According to the CDC , six in 10 adults in the U.S. have a chronic disease such as diabetes or heart conditions.

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TechCrunch+ roundup: 2023 unicorn slump, global VC slowdown, email marketing 101

TechCrunch

Due to a phenomenon called semantic satiation, if you repeat a word or phrase too frequently, it can sometimes lose all meaning. That’s what happened to “unicorn:” We wore it out like a pair of sneakers that leak in the rain but are too comfortable to part with.

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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Gas, Slay, what’s next? Fire?

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 week, Natasha Mascarenhas, Mary Ann Azevedo and Rebecca Szkutak jumped on the mic to talk through a diverse news week.

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4 questions to ask when evaluating AI prototypes for bias

TechCrunch

Veronica Torres Contributor Share on Twitter Veronica Torres is the worldwide privacy and regulatory counsel for Jumio , where she provides strategic legal counsel regarding business processes, applications and technologies to ensure compliance with privacy laws.

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GoodOnes raises to help make sense of your mess of a camera roll

TechCrunch

You know what it’s like — you’ve been on vacation and you’ve taken 28 million photos, and you just want to select the best 12 so you can make a calendar. Ain’t nobody got time for that — and that’s what GoodOnes is here to help you with.

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