Wed.Apr 14, 2021

Why Emmy Award-winning documentarians focused their lens on 5 GSEA student entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) encourages young entrepreneurs through its Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) , EO’s premier competition for college students who own and operate a business.

Women entrepreneurs find success despite lack of access to investment capital

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Throughout history there are numerous success stories of female entrepreneurs, yet women continue to face a number of challenges when starting and growing their businesses.

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Free Business Funding: 5 Tips for Writing a Winning Small Business Grant Application

StartupNation

If you’ve researched grants for startup or existing businesses, you know how hard they are to find.

How You Can Achieve a Step Change in Your Fitness Before Summer

Both Sides of the Table

Just 21 months ago I couldn’t have jogged 2 miles in under 20 minutes and now I can run 3 miles in 21 minutes or more to the point I can pretty easily run 7.5 miles in an hour.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

The Collapse of What “Could’ve Been the Next Facebook” Shows Why Sexy Ideas Aren’t Enough

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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Outschool is the newest edtech unicorn

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Outschool , a marketplace providing small-group, virtual after-school activities for children, has raised a $75 million Series C led by Coatue and Tiger Global Management. TechCrunch first learned of the round from sources familiar with the transaction; the company confirmed the deal to TechCrunch.

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Pepperdine Most Fundable Companies (Episode 211)

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On this morning’s Business Beat, Jeff welcomes Dr. Craig Everett, finance professor at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio Business School, who shares details of the Pepperdine Most Fundable Companies competition.

Slice raises $40M to power ordering and marketing for independent pizzerias

TechCrunch

Slice , a startup that helps independent pizzerias build an online business, has raised another $40 million in Series D funding.

A Former Facebook VP Shares Lessons to Manage Your Team Better

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Messaging app Wire raises $21 million

TechCrunch

Wire , the end-to-end encrypted messaging app and service, has raised a $21 million Series B funding round led by UVC Partners. As the company said a couple of years ago, the company is focusing on the enterprise market more than ever.

What Is Acqui-Hiring & How It Works?

Feedough

Mark Zuckerberg once said that Facebook has never bought a company for the sake of buying a company. They buy companies to hire great people. You’re not alone if you’ve ever wondered why a tech-savvy company would bother to buy a startup with no profit and a product in a completely different field.

Vanadium ion battery startup Standard Energy raises $8.9M Series C from SoftBank Ventures Asia

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Standard Energy , a vanadium ion battery developer, announced today it has raised a $8.9 million Series C from SoftBank Ventures Asia. The South Korea-based company says its batteries’ advantages over lithium ion include less risk of ignition and the ease of sourcing vanadium.

Coinbase from YC to IPO

Y Combinator

Today, Coinbase has gone public. We are proud to say that Coinbase is a Y Combinator company and a member of the Summer 2012 batch. Co-founder and CEO Brian Armstrong applied to Y Combinator on March 29, 2012 and began the batch a few months later.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Beat the deadline: Apply to compete in Startup Battlefield at TC Disrupt 2021

TechCrunch

Startup Battlefield — the matriarch of all pitch competitions — is the stuff of tech legend. Heck, it even played a role in the HBO show, “Silicon Valley,” and its influence touches early-stage startups around the globe.

[Highcon in WhatTheyTh!nk] Highcon Invests in Customer Success

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Yavne –Highcon Systems Ltd. today announces the launch of new product enhancements and consumables, and a new pricing model.

PlexTrac raises $10M Series A round for its collaboration-centric security platform

TechCrunch

PlexTrac , a Boise, ID-based security service that aims to provide a unified workflow automation platform for red and blue teams, today announced that it has raised a $10 million Series A funding round led by Noro-Moseley Partners and Madrona Venture Group.

8 Massive Signs You’re Further Ahead Than You May Think

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

MIT startup Pickle raises $5.75M for its package-picking robot

TechCrunch

There’s no doubt this past year has been a major watershed moment for the robotics industry. Warehouse and logistics have been a particular target for an automation push, as companies have worked to keep the lights on amidst stay at home orders and other labor shortages.

[The Bouqs in Forbes] Tiffani Thiessen On Balancing Business And Motherhood

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She captured the hearts of teenagers in the 1990s as good girl “Kelly Kapowski” on Saved by the Bell, but these days, actress and businesswoman Tiffani Thiessen is all about reaching the hearts of a wider audience, especially her fellow moms. Read more here.

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Amira Learning raises $11M to put its AI-powered literacy tutor in post-COVID classrooms

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School closures due to the pandemic have interrupted the learning processes of millions of kids, and without individual attention from teachers, reading skills in particular are taking a hit.

[Juganu in CTech] The 50 Most Promising Israeli Startups – 2021

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Even the biggest optimists couldn’t predict the turnaround that the Israeli tech sector experienced over the past year.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

How Pilot charted a course of not raising too much money

TechCrunch

A few weeks ago, we wrote about fintech Pilot raising a $100 million Series C that doubled the company’s valuation to $1.2 billion.

[HoneyBook in CTech] The 50 Most Promising Israeli Startups – 2021

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Even the biggest optimists couldn’t predict the turnaround that the Israeli tech sector experienced over the past year. April of 2020 was a period of crippling uncertainty, with the entire county under lockdown, businesses closing down and mass waves of layoffs and furloughs, with a seemingly inescapable economic crisis arriving in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Inside the US’ epic first-quarter venture capital results

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It’s no surprise that the venture capital market was incredibly active in the United States during the first quarter of 2021, but precisely how strong has only recently become clear. This morning, we’re digging into the data.

[ClimaCell in CTech] The 50 Most Promising Israeli Startups – 2021

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Even the biggest optimists couldn’t predict the turnaround that the Israeli tech sector experienced over the past year. April of 2020 was a period of crippling uncertainty, with the entire county under lockdown, businesses closing down and mass waves of layoffs and furloughs, with a seemingly inescapable economic crisis arriving in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

State of MENA Startups 2019, Report

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