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Don't Hate the Raise. Hate the Game.

This is going to be BIG.

The other day, I was talking to a highly experienced female professional out raising money. It was super clear to me that she was incredibly qualified to tackle the problems that she was raising money to go after—but few people in the ecosystem knew who she was compared to other, more high profile professionals. There were other people who spend more time on social, doing the podcasts, videos and interviews—things that, while brand building, opened them up to more criticism.

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Clubhouse announces plans for creator payments and raises new funding led by Andreessen Horowitz

TechCrunch

Buzzy live voice chat app Clubhouse has confirmed that it has raised new funding – without revealing how much – in a Series B round led by Andreessen Horowitz through the firm’s partner Andrew Chen.

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The Mindset, Traits, and Skills of an Ecosystem Builder

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Experienced ecosystem builders share their insights and experience. Facilitating connections, resilience, inclusivity, altruism, empathy — these are a few of the key values, and traits most esteemed by ecosystem builders.

Wingcopter raises $22 million to expand to the U.S. and launch a next-generation drone

TechCrunch

German drone technology startup Wingcopter has raised a $22 million Series A – its first significant venture capital raise after mostly bootstrapping.

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!

‘Oklahoma!’ a unique model for innovation

Innovation 2 Enterprise

By Scott Meacham. In 1943, when the musical Oklahoma opened on Broadway, our state had only been a state for 36 years. Oklahoma not only gave us the best state song in the entire country, this play, named for our state, spawned innovation at every turn.

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Information as Surprise - Harness Claude Shannon's Key Idea

Tomasz Tunguz

How do you measure how much information a statement contains? The short answer is surprise. If you live in Los Angeles and I told you the weather tomorrow would be sunny, you would receive no information from me. It’s sunny there every day. But if I told you Salesforce intends to buy Uber to ferry salespeople to their prospects, that would be interesting! Claude Shannon invented this idea, information as surprise. His theories enabled modern-day computing, with many others contributing.

How a Bored Developer Turned a Tweet Into a 6-Figure Business

Entrepreneur's Handbook

You don’t have to build rockets to be a successful entrepreneur Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». twitter entrepreneurship technology startup business

SpaceX sets new record for most satellites on a single launch with latest Falcon 9 mission

TechCrunch

SpaceX has set a new all-time record for the most satellites launched and deployed on a single mission, with its Transporter-1 flight on Sunday. The launch was the first of SpaceX’s dedicated rideshare missions, in which it splits up the payload capacity of its rocket among multiple customers, resulting in a reduced cost for each but still providing SpaceX with a full launch and all the revenue it requires to justify lauding one of its vehicles.

A Cunning Engineer Snagged 1.2 Million Free Air Miles With Pudding

Entrepreneur's Handbook

The story of David Phillips and his bizarre pudding heist. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». life marketing humor life-lessons business

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.

[Freightos in Metropolitan Airport News] Qatar Airways Cargo Takes a Major Digital Leap with Global eBooking on WebCargo

OurCrowd

The world’s largest cargo airline will provide forwarders with real-time pricing, capacity, and eBookings via WebCargo, marking a major milestone in air cargo digitalization. Read more here.

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[Klook in PR Newswire] Klook Completes US$200M in Additional Funding

OurCrowd

HONG KONG, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Klook, a world-leading travel and leisure booking platform, today announced that it has raised US$200 million in additional funding. Read more here.

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[Stellar Cyber in Business Wire] Stellar Cyber Wins TMC Cybersecurity Excellence Award

OurCrowd

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stellar Cyber, the only intelligent next-gen security operations platform powered by Open XDR, announced today that it has won an Internet Telephony Cybersecurity Excellence Award. Read more here.

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[Superpedestrian in AMNY LINK e-scooters eying NYC bodegas to serve transit desert communities

OurCrowd

A safer way to scoot about your neighborhood being pitch to the city Department of Transportation by Superpedestrian, whose leaders hope to bring LINK to specifically low income communities in the outer boroughs. Read more here.

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.

[DailyPay in PYMNTS.com] DailyPay Launches CYCLE To Disburse Off-Cycle Payments

OurCrowd

On-demand pay platform DailyPay has rolled out its CYCLE solution, intending to help professionals handle off-cycle payroll payments, according to a press release. Read more here. The post [DailyPay in PYMNTS.com] DailyPay Launches CYCLE To Disburse Off-Cycle Payments appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

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[enVerid in PR Newswire] enVerid Systems Urges Reevaluation of HVAC COVID-19 Strategies in Light of ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force’s Latest Core Recommendations

OurCrowd

WESTWOOD, Mass.,