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How Founders Can Master Mental Resilience to Stay in the Game Long Enough to Win

Entrepreneurs' Organization

In May, mental health is top of mind with Mental Health Awareness Month and Mental Health Awareness Week , 13-19 May. Don’t miss our previous posts on How to Protect Your Mental Health When Starting a Business and 5 Strategies To Change Your Inner Dialogue From Critic to Advocate and 3 Steps to Safeguard Your Mental Health and Become a Better, More Effective Leader.

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Themes vs Verticals: How to Stand Out as a VC Building a Thesis

This is going to be BIG.

There are more active VCs alive today than have ever existed in the history of modern human existence—and that dates back 300,000 years! That means a lot of competition for the best deals and more difficulty in standing out. Add on the fact that some people theorize that the need for venture capital dollars will peak, or potentially already has, and then decline because of the ever-decreasing cost of technology infrastructure as well as the increasing capability of AI to replace expensive humans

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San Diego Angel Conference Awards Ecodrive $300K Top Funding Prize

American Entrepreneurship

Four startup finalists pitched to an audience of entrepreneurs and angel investors For the sixth consecutive year the San Diego Angel Conference (SDAC), held at the University of San Diego, made sizeable investments into two startup finalists of its four-month-long program. Ecodrive took the top funding prize of $300,000* and runner-up Achieve Clinics was awarded $100,000.* Ecodriv e is a sustainability startup that works with brands to engage in climate activities while driving customer engagem

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Textio’s Founder Kieran Snyder on the Two Advantages Startups Have in AI (While Remaining Skeptical Of The Funding Gold Rush)

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“Admirer from outside of the cap table” is how I approached Kieran Snyder , Cofounder of Textio. That is to say, I DMed her on Twitter in 2016, impressed by the work she was doing but without a preexisting relationship. Thankfully the interest was mutual and we’ve had the chance to exchange thoughts here and there in the time since.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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4 Steps to Launch Your Startup’s First Product on a Shoestring Budget

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Turning an idea into a sellable product takes grit, but limited budgets often require entrepreneurs to develop creative solutions that rely more on resourcefulness than cash. In the rocky economic climate of 2024, creativity fuels entrepreneurial success more than deep pockets. The following battle-tested steps can help you launch your first product on a budget, from identifying a Minimum Viable Product and bootstrapping development to finding affordable manufacturing options and mastering guerr

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RunPod’s Innovative AI Cloud Service Gains $20M in Funding from Tech Giants

American Entrepreneurship

A broad movement of developers led to a 10x year over year revenue increase The AI race is in full throttle, with entrepreneurs innovating to join this new highly competitive tech arena. Count-in New Jersey -based RunPod, being the first cloud provider for AI applications. The company’s AI cloud platform enables developers to seamlessly deploy custom full-stack AI applications.

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Student Entrepreneurs Triumph at 20th Anniversary Entrepreneur’s Cup, Winning $158,000 in Prizes

Innovation 2 Enterprise

The entrepreneurial talent of student innovators from across Oklahoma shone brightly at the 20th anniversary Entrepreneur’s Cup awards dinner, presented by Love’s Travel Stops, on Tuesday, April 30. Over 50 teams from seven Oklahoma higher education institutions vied for top honors and a share of $158,000 in cash prizes and scholarships in this year’s competition.

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AI Talks Leave ‘Little Tech’ Out

Andreessen Horowitz

Regulators influenced by the big companies create barriers to entry and curtail innovation.

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The German Coworking Market in 2024

Deskmag

The economic situation of coworking spaces in Germany remains volatile. Learn more about the current challenges and possible reasons.

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Your Fractional Finance and Accounting Team

Mighty Financial specializes in supporting the financial aspirations of small businesses and entrepreneurs. With our comprehensive bookkeeping and precise accounting expertise with decades of experience across diverse financial roles, our team offers tailor-made services ranging from essential bookkeeping to strategic fractional CFO support, catered specifically to the unique challenges of technology companies, startups, and SMEs.

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Governor Murphy Announces Proposed Fintech Accelerator in Hoboken

American Entrepreneurship

NJ FAST is the fourth Strategic Innovation Center in the state and will support research and development, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the Fintech and Insuretech Sectors HOBOKEN, N.J. (May 7, 2024) – Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and Plug and Play , a Silicon Valley-based firm and innovation platform known for connecting startups, corporations, venture capital firms, and government agencies, have launched an accelerator hub

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9Unicorns Evolves into 100Unicorns: Launches $200M Fund for India’s Startups

AsiaTechDaily

Early-stage accelerator fund 9Unicorns, part of the Venture Catalysts Group, has undergone a rebranding and emerged as 100Unicorns.

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Ideas and inspiration for Mental Health Awareness Month

GCUC

Ideas and inspiration for Mental Health Awareness Month May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time when we get real about how we’re feeling. Here at GCUC, we are gearing up for.

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[CytoReason in Startup News] Using AI-models to find curse for diseaseCytoReason and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation forge groundbreaking data collaboration to advance IBD research[CytoReason in NoCamels] Using AI-models to find curse for disease

OurCrowd

The post [CytoReason in Startup News] Using AI-models to find curse for diseaseCytoReason and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation forge groundbreaking data collaboration to advance IBD research[CytoReason in NoCamels] Using AI-models to find curse for disease appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

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Digitalization: 5 Tech Updates That Will Help You Survive The Recession & Thrive

Lack of digitalization decreases business competitiveness. To thrive, embracing modern solutions becomes essential. The approach to digitalization often aligns with a company's business model. This shift not only boosts productivity but also automates processes and improves security. The tech market offers a wealth of technologies tailored for management, planning, and forecasting, replacing outdated pen-and-paper methods.

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NJEDA Board Designates Netflix as a Studio Partner, Continuing New Jersey’s Film Industry Momentum

American Entrepreneurship

Projects filmed at new, state-of-the-art production studio campus at Fort Monmouth can now benefit from expanded Film Tax Credits TRENTON, N.J. (May 8, 2024) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board today designated Netflix Inc. as a Studio Partner , allowing the media company to access expanded benefits under the state’s Film and Digital Media Tax Credit program.

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Linnovate Partners Secures $40M Investment Boost from Seatown 

AsiaTechDaily

Linnovate Partners, a force in asset servicing and financial technology (FinTech) for the alternative investment sector, has recently concluded an investment commitment.

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GCUC Podcast Recap: Cat Johnson

GCUC

GCUC Podcast Recap: Cat Johnson In this podcast, we sat down with Cat Johnson on our podcast to discuss her writing journey and impact in the coworking world. Through.

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[IQM in Qauntum Insider] IQM Quantum Computers Collaborates With Hewlett Packard Enterprise And Demonstrates Quantum-HPC Integration

OurCrowd

The post [IQM in Qauntum Insider] IQM Quantum Computers Collaborates With Hewlett Packard Enterprise And Demonstrates Quantum-HPC Integration appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

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PE Mastery: CAPTARGET's Playbook for Quality Lead Flow

CAPTARGET presents a masterclass in M&A deal sourcing. Learn to cast a wide net, embracing seller self-identification. Consistency is the linchpin: keep the origination process steady for a reliable flow of opportunities. Diversify your tactics, employing various tools and vendors. Tech matters! Understand DNS settings, domain authority, and brand presence for optimal outreach.

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Marketing an Innovative New Tech Product

American Entrepreneurship

Daniel Daoura, founder and CTO of Pebblebee , is a serial entrepreneur and visionary leader in the trackables industry. Daniel began his career at Boeing, where he spent over 10 years in lead engineering roles developing global software and hardware systems for military asset-tracking communication systems. Leveraging this experience, Daniel ventured into the finder space, creating Pebblebee to help people track what matters most to them.

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AsiaTechDaily Proudly Presents AC Venture’s Adrian Li as Investor of the Month 

AsiaTechDaily

With extensive experience and impactful contributions to the Southeast Asian tech ecosystem, AC Venture‘s co-founder and managing partner, Adrian Li, is celebrated for his impact on entrepreneurship and VC.

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5 Tips for Entrepreneurs From Our Subscribers

The Seraf Compass

We sent out a survey to our Seraf Compass subscribers to ask for advice and tips for first-time entrepreneurs.

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[ByondXR in Globe Newswire] The Lead Announces The Leading 100 List of 2024

OurCrowd

NEW YORK, May 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Lead, a research, media, and events company focused on brand-to-consumer, announced The Leading 100 List (2024) today. For the third year, The Leading 100 List is recognizing innovative tech start-ups helping to redefine the future of brands-to-consumer.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

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Open Models and Maturation: Assessing the Generative AI Market

Andreessen Horowitz

In this episode of the AI + a16z podcast, a16z partners Guido Appenzeller and Matt Bornstein discuss the state of the generative AI market, about 18 months after it really kicked into high gear with the release of ChatGPT — everything from the emergence of powerful open source LLMs to the excitement around AI-generated music. If there’s one major lesson to learn, it’s that although we’ve made some very impressive technological strides and companies are generating meaningful rev

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How and why to make a /now page on your site

Derek Sivers

Background I used to wonder what my friend Benny Lewis was doing. He has a website and social media accounts, but neither gave an overview of what he’s doing now. Then I realized some people might wonder the same about me. So in 2015, I made a /now page on my website, saying what I’d tell a friend I hadn’t seen in a year. It has a nice side-effect of being a public declaration of priorities.

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AI Spending Patterns : It's Not What You Think

Tomasz Tunguz

Ramp published its quarterly spending trends & revealed how businesses are spending on AI. There are many great data points that underscore the growth in AI but there are important nuances in the patterns. First, AI growth rates across the most popular vendors have fallen 78% annually. On average, these AI businesses are growing customer counts 105% ; the median is 38%. 1 However, this isn’t a uniform trend.

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[C2A Security in Startup News] C2A Security expands in Europe, opens a German subsidiary

OurCrowd

C2A Security Accelerates Company Growth in Europe with a German subsidiary, Opens offices in Munich to better serve its European-based customers Read more here.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr