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How a Company Becomes a Pillar of Its Local Community

Revolution

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on October 3, 2022. Hill Street Studios/Getty Images There was never a guarantee that Detroit would become the Motor City.

Nigerian proptech Spleet gets $2.6M led by MaC VC to scale its property management products

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For the average individual living in Lagos — Nigeria’s most populous city, with over 20 million people — apartment hunting is an extreme sport.

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TechCelerator at Ben Franklin is hosting a Virtual Pitch Event!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Join us to vote on your favorite business concept and help award a cash prize of 1,000 to a local startup! Eight local entrepreneurial teams are in the process of completing a ten-week, business startup boot camp. This exciting program has been offered by Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator program!

GIC backs Indian EV startup Euler Motors in $60 million funding

TechCrunch

Euler Motors, an Indian startup that designs and builds commercial electric vehicles, has raised $60 million in a new funding round as it works to ramp up its production capacity and broaden its offerings. Singapore’s sovereign fund GIC led the New Delhi-headquartered startup’s Series C funding.

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—the ultimate competitive advantage. With the help of the fastest, most frictionless way to target strategic accounts with in-the-moment behavioral data, marketers can reach prospects at the very beginning of their buyer’s journey. Even before they’ve engaged with any sales or marketing channels. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations, helping you prioritize sales outreach with companies that are ready to buy.

Project to Professionalize Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Building Progresses

Ecosystem Builder Hub

The Ecosystem Building Leadership Project (EBLP) is an initiative to advance the entrepreneurship ecosystem building field of practice. It launched in March, and has made some significant progress over the past few months.

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10 Lessons I Wish I’d Learned Before 10+ Years of Entrepreneurship

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Accel, BoxGroup, Cowboy Ventures, Pear VC and Yahoo to judge Startup Battlefield at Disrupt

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We’re less than a month away from TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18–20 in San Francisco!

Impact Hubs and their journey to Net Zero

Impact Hub

The journey to Net Zero is one that is walked collectively by Impact Hubs all over the globe; a journey that will allow us to ultimately co-exist and thrive with nature. Over the past few years, a few Impact Hubs have been leading the way to become Net Zero. .

Edtech’s honeymoon might be over, but expect a second boom

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Rhys Spence. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Rhys Spence is head of research at Brighteye Ventures, a European edtech-focused fund. More posts by this contributor. Despite creaky markets, European edtech is showing its resilience. European, North American edtech startups see funding triple in 2021.

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. All eyes are on you to make an impact — fast. That’s where your data comes in. 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 — when they’re most receptive to hearing your message — using different types of data.

TechCelerator at Ben Franklin is hosting a Virtual Pitch Event!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Join us to vote on your favorite business concept and help award a cash prize of 1,000 to a local startup! Eight local entrepreneurial teams are in the process of completing a ten-week, business startup boot camp. This exciting program has been offered by Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator program!

The Startup Battlefield 200: Education, security and space edition

TechCrunch

The collective creativity, ingenuity and technical prowess of the Startup Battlefield 200 presented by Capital Connect by JP Morgan is nothing short of amazing.

A Comparison Of Life Sciences Outcomes Compared To Other Verticals

Angel Capital Association

Since TCA’s founding in 1997, we have invested in more than 500 companies and 123 (32%) of these have been in Life Sciences. Of the total investment, 25% has been in Life Sciences.

Eclypsium lands $25M to secure the device supply chain

TechCrunch

As the enterprise device supply chain grows increasingly global and fragmented, it’s becoming more challenging for organizations to secure their hardware and software from suppliers.

16 Go-to-Market Plays for Your Entire Sales Funnel

After gathering some of the best go-to-market plays from our own B2B sales and marketing pros, we've package them here for you. Try one of these 16 plays in your next salesflow or as inspiration for your next winning sales engagement strategy.

Weekly 17: Rewire how you think about your business

Entrepreneur's Handbook

ICYMI: We’re holding another community event on Oct 11! Meet the team ( Dave Schools , Amardeep Parmar and Stephen Moore ) and top writers of Entrepreneur’s Handbook. Hear tips and stories about Medium. We will recognize top writers with four Writer Awards ($100 bonuses).

Drowning in trash: Google opens applications for circular-economy accelerator

TechCrunch

Google is spinning up a new, online-only startup accelerator centered around the elusive circular economy. The effort is Google’s latest to help environmentally focused startups grow while potentially hooking them on its cloud products in the process.

[Phantom Auto on Phantom Auto] Phantom Auto acquires Voysys AB to bolster video streaming capabilities and fuel growth

OurCrowd

Oct 4, 2022 Silicon Valley, CA — Phantom Auto, the leading provider of remote operation software, has acquired Voysys AB to accelerate adoption of Phantom’s award-winning remote operation platform.

Duolingo makes its first official acquisition, with more to come

TechCrunch

Duolingo has acquired its first startup, an animation studio that has created art for the language learning app and for Amazon, Dropbox, Spotify and Google.

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.

My Dad Died. The Way I Think About What I Do Has Changed Forever.

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SingleStore raises $30M more to brings its database tech to new customers

TechCrunch

Months after bagging $116 million in an extension of its Series F round, database vendor SingleStore this week announced that it raised an additional $30 million from investors including Prosperity7, the venture arm of Saudi Aramco.

[BOL Pharma in Newswire] Decibel announces international expansion of Qwest brand

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CALGARY, AB, Oct. 4, 2022 /CNW/ – Decibel Cannabis Company Inc.

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Xembly raises cash to develop an AI assistant for corporate meetings

TechCrunch

Macroeconomic factors are placing pressure on companies to improve efficiency, and on employees and their managers to do more with less.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

[Tovala in Fansided] Tovala partners with MasterChef winner Christine Ha on a limited time menu

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Read more here. The post [Tovala in Fansided] Tovala partners with MasterChef winner Christine Ha on a limited time menu appeared first on OurCrowd Blog. News Center Consumer Hardware portfolio news tovala

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Highnote launches a collaboration platform for musicians and podcasters offering voice notes, polls and more

TechCrunch

Highnote launched to the public today, allowing musicians, podcasters, and other creators to collaborate on audio files by recording voice notes directly over a track, making timestamped reactions, and creating polls to get opinions. Highnote also announced its pre-seed funding round of $1.7 million.

[JumpCloud in 9T05Mac] Apple @ Work Podcast: October is coming with Tom Bridge from JumpCloud

OurCrowd

Listen to the episode here. The post [JumpCloud in 9T05Mac] Apple @ Work Podcast: October is coming with Tom Bridge from JumpCloud appeared first on OurCrowd Blog. News Center enterprise software enterprise sw jumpcloud portfolio news

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Edtech market map, robotics fundraising, getting started with FinOps

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Some purchases provide near-instant time to value (TTV), like buying an umbrella on a rainy day or hiring a glazier to replace a broken window. Cybersecurity startups, however, often experience long TTV, as enterprise customers often require several sales calls and a bespoke onboarding process.

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.