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Yahaha Studios, a platform for building no-code, immersive games, raised $50M in 3 rounds ahead of its launch this year

TechCrunch

The success of Roblox and other user-created gaming experiences like Overwolf have democratized the concept of making games and have taken it into the mainstream.

I Analyzed What 250 Millionaires Do for a Living?—?Here Are the Results

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UBITS snags $25M to create ‘the Netflix for corporate training’ in LatAm

TechCrunch

UBITS, a B2B online learning platform for upskilling employees in Latin America, has raised $25 million in funding led by Riverwood Capital.

Ramon to Share Tips on Making Your Business More Accessible at Google Event

Smart Hustle Magazine

Around 61 million people in America have a disability that affects major life activities. As a small business owner, you must go the extra mile to boost business accessibility to these people. This is because business accessibility offers multiple benefits.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

MycoWorks, making leather from fungi, closes $125M to scale production

TechCrunch

MycoWorks , a company making a fungal-based biomaterial that can replace leather, brought in a fresh round of funding — $125 million in Series C financing — to fund a production plant for scaling the manufacture of its flagship product Reishi.

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Local Motors, the startup behind the Olli autonomous shuttle, has shut down

TechCrunch

Local Motors, the company that crowdsourced and built the Olli autonomous shuttle as well as the Rally Fighter, will be shutting down operations by Friday, according to several posts from various employees on LinkedIn.

If you’re lucky enough: Celebrate your exit!

Berkonomics

How might you view your successful exit from the company you have spent so much effort to build?

Has Y Combinator’s new deal changed the early-stage investing game?

TechCrunch

Y Combinator’s newly announced plan to invest more capital into startups that take part in its accelerator program is more controversial than many first assumed. By raising its so-called “standard deal” to include an additional $375,000 , the U.S.

It’s time to raise your prices

GCUC

It’s time to raise your prices. More income. Sounds good right? You paused and considered the negative feedback you *might get* from your current. The post It’s time to raise your prices appeared first on GCUC Community. Financial Coworking

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Google’s loss to Sonos settles it: Big Tech has an IP piracy problem

TechCrunch

Adam Mossoff. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Adam Mossoff is a patent law expert at George Mason University who has testified before Congress on the STRONGER Patent Act and a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. The U.S.

#11 How To Know What to Do Next in Your Marketing to Grow Your Business w/ Erik Huberman | Hawke…

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#11 How To Know What to Do Next in Your Marketing to Grow Your Business w/ Erik Huberman | Hawke Media Inspirational stories plus practical takeaways from the entrepreneurship world. Listen on Apple Podcasts , Spotify , or YouTube.

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Arc wants to build the de facto finance solution for SaaS startups

TechCrunch

There’s financial technology (fintech) companies out there targeting all sorts of different segments of the population, as well as companies at various stages of growth.

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Celebrating 2021 Accomplishments and Looking Ahead to New Opportunities

Angel Capital Association

By: Pat Gouhin, Chief Executive Officer During each year’s transition to the next, we take the chance to reflect on the accomplishments and challenges of the past, but our focus remains on the future.

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.

Fintech Farm nabs $7.4M to launch neobanks in Nigeria and other emerging markets

TechCrunch

Fintech Farm , a newly launched fintech startup based in the U.K. that creates digital banks in emerging markets, confirmed to TechCrunch today that it has raised $7.4 million in seed funding.

Newsletter: Superfood from waste + 3D printing goes large

OurCrowd

Top investment opportunities Startup of the Week: Largix, 3D printing for large items Maolac: Superfood from waste A winter’s tale: Tu B’Shvat and venture capital PepsiCo hails success with CropX in Mexico BlueTree: Natural juice, less sugar, huge market Career in high tech?

Global Processing Services adds $100M to its coffers to grow its embedded finance and API payments platform

TechCrunch

Embedded finance continues to be the engine driving the growth of fintech, with one group of companies building core banking, payments and other financial technology, and a much bigger group tapping that technology through APIs to build customer-facing businesses.

[Juganu in California18] Qualcomm, Nokia and Juganu collaborate for 5G applications

OurCrowd

A collaboration between Qualcomm, Nokia and Juganu aims to standardize 5G spectrum for smart cities and use cases in public internet of things (IoT) services in Brazil.

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.

Crypto API provider Conduit wants to be the Stripe of decentralized finance

TechCrunch

Financial institutions continue to search for ways to pile into the crypto market, and decentralized finance (DeFi) products are one mechanism that could help them capture share. Investors in DeFi products can earn yield on their capital by lending out their cryptocurrency in exchange for interest.

5 Areas of Your Business You Should Be Outsourcing

StartupNation

Whether you’re just starting a company or you’re growing faster than you thought possible, you need to consider outsourcing. Every business has an area of expertise. And the best businesses know to play to those strengths and outsource the rest.

5 essential factors for attracting angel investment

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Marjorie Radlo-Zandi. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Marjorie Radlo-Zandi is an entrepreneur, board member, mentor to startups and angel investor who shows early-stage businesses how to build and successfully scale their businesses. More posts by this contributor.

TechBytes: Protection Wherever Life Takes You with Dell Technologies & McAfee (Episode 4)

StartupNation

On this episode of StartupNation TechBytes, learn how Dell Technologies and McAfee are helping small businesses and consumers beef up their cybersecurity.

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.

Seel secures $17M round to infuse AI in customer product returns

TechCrunch

Product returns remain a headache for many e-commerce companies. Some have gotten creative in how they approach it — for example, Amazon formed relationships with Kohl’s and Stein Mart for in-person returns, while PayPal acquired returns provider Happy Returns. Seel’s return option example.

WJR Business Beat: Top Mobile Apps of 2021 (Episode 345)

StartupNation

Today on the WJR Business Beat, Jeff Sloan takes a closer look at app downloads as a measure of what the hottest apps are these days. Can you guess? . Tune in to the Business Beat, below, for details on the top apps by category and more: . WJR Business Beat Transcript.

Vangst ropes in $19 million more to place employees with work in the growing cannabis industry

TechCrunch

In a tight labor market, so-called vertical labor marketplaces that zoom in on one industry, like nursing or hospitality, are drawing funding. Trusted Health, a healthcare staffing platform, raised $149 million in funding in November, for example.

[Flytrex in NoCamels] Israeli drones deliver emergency response in hurricanes, fires

OurCrowd

Israel has long been an international leader in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and drone technology, whether it’s utilizing its military expertise to develop defense drones and emergency response flying vehicles or employing autonomous drone solutions for the greater good, like eradicating malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. 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.