Tue.Oct 12, 2021

NYC’s Tech Resurgence (continued)

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

A few weeks ago, I wrote about NYC’s Tech Resurgence. I observed that NYC continues to develop as one of the world’s leading centers of tech innovation. And then yesterday, I saw this tweet : NYC startups are getting funded at 2/3 the rate of Silicon Valley startups.

infusing sustainability into sports product design: a q&a with Dr. Susan Sokolowski of University of Oregon

Venture Well

Through sustainable sports product design, Dr. Susan Sokolowski helps students create innovations that can protect the environment and transform the sports industry.

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Questions to Ask When Hiring a Marketing Agency

StartupNation

Nearly 84% of B2Bs and 62% of B2Cs outsource at least one part of their marketing. This shows that more and more businesses are seeing the advantages of outsourcing to digital marketing agencies, especially during this time of worldwide slowdown because of the COVID-19 outbreak. link].

How to Fix a Broken Brand: Especially if All of Your Pivoting Still Hasn’t Worked Yet

Smart Hustle Magazine

By Rikki Roehrich, seasoned content creator for various small business brands. It’s no surprise that small businesses went through a lot last year. They have given the impact of public health and safety concerns on the economy.

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.

How to Excel at Organic Promotion

StartupNation

Whether you are just starting a business or you’ve been an entrepreneur for a long time, and your business could use a boost, the murky waters of business promotion and marketing can be daunting.

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Servers to Cloud: Register for StartupNation’s Free Webinar with Dell Technologies

StartupNation

Join StartupNation and Dell Technologies for a FREE LIVE webinar on selecting the right IT platforms for your business, whether big or small. The conversation starts at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Oct.

FitOn pumps up its fitness platform with $18M in Delta-v Capital-led funding

TechCrunch

Carving out 45 minutes or an hour for a workout can be difficult between work, home and daily life. Digital fitness and wellness company FitOn was created to provide 15- or 20-minute workouts aimed at getting people moving in whatever time they can make.

5 Tips to Turn a Costly Mistake into Future Gains

StartupNation

Making mistakes when starting a business is inevitable, but for some young entrepreneurs it’s enough to crush their dreams of ever starting a business again. The mistakes, failures and wrong turns in the world of business can be costly, but the cost doesn’t have to be worthless.

Plume raises $300M as it passes 1.2B devices in 35M homes using its smart Wi-Fi service

TechCrunch

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!

3 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Leaked Theranos Texts

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Elizabeth Holmes’ and Sunny Balwani’s text messages may serve as red flags to protect future entrepreneurs from a similar fate. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». entrepreneurship venture-capital business startup startup-lessons

Alviere lands $70M in funding to help brands offer bespoke financial products and services

TechCrunch

Alviere , an embedded finance startup that aims to help any brand deliver financial products and services to its customers and employees, announced today it has closed $70 million of new funding.

GCUC North America 2021 Recap

GCUC

If you missed the GCUC North America event in NYC last month, don’t fret. You can stream the replay as well as view the. The post GCUC North America 2021 Recap appeared first on GCUC Community. Coworking Conference Community GCUC North America

EngFlow raises $3.7M seed to speed up compiling of large code projects

TechCrunch

Over the years, applications have gotten bigger and bigger. Even a small company could be dealing with large libraries of open source code, making it time-consuming to pull the various pieces of a project together, package them up and compile them into a single program.

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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 — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — 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.

IntellAct helps boats, planes and trains run on time

OurCrowd

The post IntellAct helps boats, planes and trains run on time appeared first on OurCrowd Blog. Weekly Newsletter investing investment Israeli tech Job Opportunities jon medved ourcrowd startup startup community startup nation technology

SoWork just convinced investors (and Tinder) that virtual co-working is here to stay

TechCrunch

Vishal Punwani , the CEO and co-founder of SoWork, is building a business based off of a feeling that he stumbled upon by accident. SoWork, a virtual co-working startup, began after Punwani and his co-founders decided to build a machine learning edtech company.

[Hailo in TechCrunch] AI chipmaker Hailo raises $136M as it doubles down new opportunities for AI modules in edge devices

OurCrowd

Hailo, which makes edge-device chips customized to work with AI workloads — typical implementations include smart cities, retail environments, industrial settings and next-generation automotive systems — has raised $136 million in a Series C round of funding, one of the biggest to date in the AI chip market.

SheeldMarket raises $10 million for its institutional crypto investment platform

TechCrunch

Paris-based cryptocurrency broker SheeldMarket has raised a $10 million Series A funding round led by Atomico. As a EU-registered broker, the company wants to help institutional investors buy and sell crypto assets in a regulated way.

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.

OECD Peer Learning Partnership: A Collaborative and Diverse Approach

Impact Hub

To make recommendations that can support organisations and enterprises worldwide, it is essential to include a wide variety of voices in the conversation and make the most of the diversity that they bring.

India’s CarDekho becomes unicorn with $250 million fundraise

TechCrunch

CarDekho, an Indian search and e-commerce platform for new and used cars , has become the latest startup in the world’s second-largest market to reach the unicorn status.

What Is Adtech? – Use Cases, Examples, & Future

Feedough

Advertising is an important part of any marketing campaign. Read more. Startup Essentials

GreenForges digs deep to farm underground

TechCrunch

Vertical farms usually look up. Aerofarms, Plenty, Gotham Greens — these companies are trying to revolutionize agriculture by looking toward the sky, with tall warehouses full of growing equipment extending upward. But Philippe Labrie is looking down.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

How to Build a Business with Purpose

StartupNation

For decades, business leaders treated purpose as an afterthought, if they thought about it at all —a donation or volunteer program to be supported after it had achieved its business goals. But times are changing.

Steve Wozniak and Alex Fielding’s startup Privateer aims to be the Google Maps of space

TechCrunch

A number of startups have emerged aimed at cleaning up low Earth orbit, which is currently crowded with millions of pieces of space junk – including anything from broken satellites, to rocket fragments, to debris from vehicle stages or space missions.

WJR Business Beat: US Consumers Worried About Supply Chain Issues (Episode 303)

StartupNation

On today’s Business Beat, Jeff discusses a new study by Oracle that reveals how worried Americans are about supply chain disruption issues. Tune in to the Business Beat, below, to learn more about what businesses can do during the supply chain crisis: .

Atomic aims to give consumers more control over their income with payroll-connecting APIs

TechCrunch

Fintech startup Atomic announced this morning that it has closed a $22 million Series A. Core Innovation Capital led the round, which saw participation from preceding investors. The company has raised just under $39 million to date.

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How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.