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Rebranding and expanding your target audience with a social business expert from Brazil

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Rebranding and expanding your target audience with a social business expert from Brazil. By Shannon Courtney.

How Oleg and Andrew Made It Big in the Data Industry in Time of Crisis

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Every cloud has a silver lining. With a bit of creativity, you can transform a crisis into an opportunity. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». leadership entrepreneurship productivity startup technology

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Brex just signed a term sheet for $300M at a $12.3B valuation

TechCrunch

Fast-growing fintech Brex has raised $300 million in funding that propels it to decacorn status, just six months after it was valued at $7.4 billion, according to people familiar with the deal.

People Fail at Side Hustles Because They Don’t Understand the Only 4 Roles in the Creator Economy

Entrepreneur's Handbook

The 4th role of “player”creates successful side hustles. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». self-improvement sales startup success entrepreneurship

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.

What do people want in a co-founder?

Y Combinator

YC launched a co-founder matching platform about 3 months ago. There are now 16,000 co-founder profiles on the platform. Potential co-founders have sent 130,000 matching invites through the platform, and, with a 25% acceptance rate, we’ve seen a total of 33,000 matches.

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[CytoReason in No Camels] cytoreason teams up with merck kgaa on cancer drug development

OurCrowd

Israeli biotech startup CytoReason announced Wednesday that it is collaborating with German multinational science and technology company, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, to profile one of its leading immuno-oncology drugs. Read more here.

Blume Ventures and AWI back Indian exporter SaaS startup SourceWiz

TechCrunch

Small and medium-sized exporters in India struggle to communicate their designs with buyers.

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[Plenty in Business Wire] Plenty VP of Farm Operations Megan Gillespie Receives Woman of Influence Award

OurCrowd

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Station F adds an online program to educate the next generation of entrepreneurs

TechCrunch

Station F , the big startup campus located in Paris, is launching an online component called Launch by Station F. With this new program, entrepreneurs from anywhere can get started and learn all the basics to start a company.

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.

Create a Cyber-Resilient Business in 4 Steps

StartupNation

Resilience is a serious topic of conversation among senior managers and board directors these days.

Charting a course through the internet’s ever-changing landscape

TechCrunch

Pete Knowlton. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Pete Knowlton is the senior director of operations and community at Ghostery , a digital privacy company. When you think of today’s internet landscape, Google’s overwhelming market share immediately comes to mind.

Zen Marketing: The Untold Secret Behind Bruce Lee’s Insane Success

Entrepreneur's Handbook

How to thrive as a digital marketer by applying Zen principles. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». digital-marketing startup wisdom zen marketing

B12 raises $15.7M to become the Shopify for professional services firms

TechCrunch

When it comes to the digital world, many professional service firms are still working to get caught up — especially the smaller players.

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.

What Is Evangelism Marketing? – Importance, Types, & Examples

Feedough

Literally meaning ‘to convert’, evangelism in marketing means the conversion. Read more. Marketing Essentials

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Toolio bags $8M in new funding to keep your retail shop fully stocked with the right products

TechCrunch

Running out of inventory not only means you are missing out on sales of popular items, but you may also have to wait awhile to get those items back in stock.

The four rules for motivating your employees with money.

Berkonomics

We’ve debated this one forever it seems. Should be overwhelm prospective employees with stock options and perks? Or concentrate our available resources on just plain money as an attraction?

Yummy bags $18M as its expands delivery app across Latin America

TechCrunch

Three months after announcing a $4 million seed round , Venezuelan delivery super app Yummy is back with an $18 million Series A round that will accelerate the company’s proposed expansion throughout Latin America.

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.

How newcomer River plans to fill a gap in India’s competitive EV two-wheeler market

TechCrunch

Two-wheelers have long been a cornerstone of life in India — their smaller size and affordability make these traditionally gas and diesel-powered vehicles a go-to means of navigating the traffic-jammed streets of the country’s most populous cities.

What do people want in a co-founder? YC has some answers

TechCrunch

If I went to Stanford and worked with some YC-backed startups, chances are that I’ll find it relatively easy to find one or two co-founders, get millions in funding and build a billion-dollar company.

Lessons from founders raising their first round in a bull market

TechCrunch

Mahendra Ramsinghani. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Mahendra Ramsinghani is the founder of Secure Octane Investments , investing in cloud infrastructure and security startups. When he is not investing, he is busy writing blogs and books.

MIT spinoff Via Separations scores $38M Series B to decarbonize manufacturing

TechCrunch

Via Separations is a startup from a couple of MIT material science engineers who figured out a way to reduce the amount of energy required in a manufacturing process, resulting in lower carbon creation, lower energy usage and lower costs. Today, the company announced a $38 million Series B.

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!

Socratic nabs $3M seed to build data-driven task management system for developers

TechCrunch

Socratic , an early-stage startup that wants to bring data to bear on a developer-focused task management system, announced a $3 million seed investment today from Unusual Ventures, Overtime.vc and a couple of industry angels. The company is also opening up public beta of the software starting today.

Hong Kong-based fintech XanPool raises $27M for its decentralized payment network

TechCrunch

XanPool , a payment infrastructure provider that facilitates faster crypto and fiat settlements, announced today it has raised a $27 million Series A led by Valar Ventures.

AirGarage, a full-stack parking operator, raises $12.5M in round led by a16z

TechCrunch

Parking can often feel almost laughably old-fashioned, with some lots still hiring an attendant to collect fees and check for valid tickets.

Parker Conrad’s Rippling is now valued at $6.5 billion — more than Zenefits at its peak

TechCrunch

Founded by entrepreneur Parker Conrad in 2013, the HR company Zenefits was quickly anointed one of the fast-growing companies in Silicon Valley, with a valuation that soared to $4.5 billion within three years. Then it began to fall apart. The company was discovered to face compliance issues.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.