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Level Setting and Career Goals for VCs: What level are Midas List VCs actually performing on?

This is going to be BIG.

I find level setting to be one of the most difficult things to do around any task or skill. Just how good is good? What are the best people accomplishing? How do you measure it? It comes up a lot with my coaching clients who aspire to be top VCs and are trying to figure out how to self-assess and goal set. I figured the best way to go about answering would be to ask the best of the best.

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How Inversion Art is trying to become the Y Combinator of the arts world

TechCrunch

What if a little bit of investment, a splash of mentoring and practical support, a slew of introductions, and a whole lot of belief could be used to help artists with their careers? © 2023 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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How to Leverage Community at the 5 Stages of Your Startup Journey

Entrepreneur's Handbook

When it comes to online communities, I’ve seen a lot. 3413, to be exact Photo by Matt Duncan on Unsplash When it comes to online communities, I’ve seen a lot. 3413, to be exact. That’s how many are in the spreadsheet I’ve been manually curating for the past three years. Weird hobby? Maybe. But it sure has been an interesting ride. By now, the spreadsheet has a fancy frontend, and you can browse it at the Hive Index , my directory site.

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8 Tips To Navigate Cancel Culture So Your Business Survives

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed to EO by Eden Gillott, an EO Los Angeles member who is president of Gillott Communications , a strategic communications and crisis PR firm. She’s the author of A Business Owner’s Guide to Crisis PR: Protecting You & Your Business’ Reputation , and serves the EO Los Angeles chapter as MarComm co-chair. We asked Eden how to protect your company from being cancelled.

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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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Hands, Head, and Heart: Professional Development Opportunities for those in Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development and Ecosystem Building

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When I started this work almost 20 years ago, very few entrepreneurship-led economic development, much less ecosystem building, resources or institutions existed for early practitioners to be able to tap […]

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MYbank showcases digital solutions for SME financing at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2023

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register At the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) on November 16, 2023. MYbank, a leading internet bank in China and an associate of Ant Group , showcased digital solutions with the goal of improving accessibility to financial services for small and micro-sized enterprises (SMEs) and the agricultural sector.

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Outclassed: The Battle for Therapeutic Market Share

Andreessen Horowitz

We are firmly in the century of biology. The last two decades have seen explosive advancement in biomedical and therapeutic innovations, like the Human Genome Project , the discovery of CRISPR , and the rapid development of Covid-19 mRNA vaccines, to name a few. This rapid innovation has been fueled by an unprecedented amount of investment. Despite the recent slowdown, venture capital investment in the biotech sector in the US ballooned to nearly $25 billion in 2022 from just under $4 billion in

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Mosh JD’s CEO Takes HR to the Future with AI-Powered Job Description Software

Jason Malki

I had the pleasure of interviewing Josh Kiernan, CEO of Mosh JD. Josh is an entrepreneurial visionary with over a decade of experience in technology sales, HR service delivery, and consulting. At Mosh JD, Josh and his team are on a mission to address a longstanding challenge often overlooked in the HR tech space —  job description management. They are committed to eliminating the chaos surrounding job descriptions and streamlining processes vital for effective talent management, compensation pla

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Racing Against Time: Why Scientists May Use AI ‘Research Assembly Lines’

HPA

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly outpacing scientific research due to the latter’s inherent limitations. Addressing this issue is crucial to seize significant opportunities. Failure to do so may result in the United States falling behind scientists from other countries. America’s scientists and researchers must harness the power of AI.

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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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Japan Launches Silicon Valley Hub for Startups: Innovation Campus in Palo Alto

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register Japan has opened a new base for Japanese startups in Palo Alto, California. The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry held an opening ceremony on the 12th. It is its first base in Silicon Valley, a pivotal hub for the global information technology industry.

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Clinical Copilots: Augmenting Human Care with Suchi Saria

Andreessen Horowitz

AI trailblazer Suchi Saria, PhD, in conversation with Vijay Pande, sheds light on the winding path that led her to launch Bayesian Health, a bold effort to infuse intelligence into clinical workflows. With infectious optimism, Suchi describes her vision to create “clinical copilots” that augment human capabilities and unburden care teams.

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How to leverage military experience to become a successful entrepreneur

TechCrunch

Veterans already possess many of the skills and attributes needed to be a successful entrepreneur — including having courage. © 2023 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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Sanzhar Kettebekov’s Vision: Empowering Trade with AI in the Volatile Food Market

Jason Malki

I had the pleasure of interviewing Sanzhar Kettebekov, co-founder and CEO of Liquient. He has 25 years’ experience in AI and related technologies, and over 10 years at the C-level of driving large projects in various areas for economic development. Sanzhar and a team of highly experienced co-founders with tenure in global management consulting launched a new venture to tackle the foremost issue in the food supply chain.

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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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“Putting adVenture back into Venture Capital!”- Jeshua Soh’s Unique Approach to Investing

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register Hailing from Singapore, Jeshua Soh is a young and dynamic angel investor who has woven a narrative that curves through unconventional education, accidental entrepreneurship, and a globetrotting escapade to over 55 countries across five continents.

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My First 16: Competing in a Crowd of Incumbents with Mercury’s Immad Akhund

Andreessen Horowitz

ABOUT MY FIRST 16 Our new video podcast series My First 16 features interviews with founders and CEOs of fintech companies about how they acquired their initial customers and the hard lessons they learned along the way. Subscribe to the a16z channel on YouTube and follow this show on our podcast feed so you don't miss an episode. In this episode, a16z partner Seema Amble talks with co-founder and CEO of Mercury Immad Akhund about the idea of a minimum delightful product in fintech, doing the spr

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Menlo Ventures closes on $1.35B in new capital, targets investments in AI startups

TechCrunch

Menlo Ventures has raised $1.35 billion in new capital that it plans to use in part “to support the forthcoming generation of AI startups,” the venture firm announced today. Notably and unsurprisingly, the firm is today quite bullish on the future of artificial intelligence, noting that it has already backed the likes of Abnormal, Anthropic, […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Crafting Emotional Connections: The Heartbeat of Successful Tech Products.

Angel Capital Association

By Edi Bianco , Chief Design Officer, Amplifi Labs As designers living in this fast-paced world of technology where innovation reigns supreme and information overload has saturated our receptors and shortened people’s attention span to a few seconds, we may get stuck focusing on the functionalities of a product, thinking it’s the best we can do. However, beyond the rigid rules, cold codes and even the smartest algorithms lies a fundamental truth: the emotional connection between a product and it

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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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Hyundai’s Asan Nanum Foundation’s “Asan Voyager” Program Propels Korean Startups into Global Markets

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register In a strategic move to elevate its support for emerging entrepreneurs, South Korea’s Asan Nanum Foundation has introduced the groundbreaking “Asan Voyager” program. Founded in 2011 to commemorate the legacy of Hyundai founder Chung Ju-yung (Asan), the foundation has been a driving force in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in South Korea.

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The Worlds She Sees with Godmother of AI, Fei-Fei Li

Andreessen Horowitz

Fei-Fei Li, PhD, Professor in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University, and Co-Director of Stanford’s Human-Centered AI Institute, joins Bio + Health founding partner Vijay Pande. In this candid conversation, Li unfolds her transformation from a young immigrant to an influential figure in AI. The conversation explores the birth of ImageNet, a pivotal step that bridged the gap between visual intelligence and accessible AI technology.

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GM absorbs commercial EV unit BrightDrop, CEO is out

TechCrunch

BrightDrop, the commercial EV subsidiary of General Motors that launched in 2021, is being swallowed up by its parent company. GM said Thursday that BrightDrop — a “startup” that spun out of the automaker’s Global Innovation organization to become a wholly owned subsidiary — will become part of GM. BrightDrop CEO Travis Katz, who was […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Upcoming Ideation FashionTech Conference Celebrates Fashion Innovation

American Entrepreneurship

Industry leaders will discuss the digital transformation underway and offer a look to the future On November 16 th the 2023 Ideation FashionTech Conference will be held in New York City focusing on how technology is shaping the fashion industry. Top brands, retailers and manufacturers in fashion are gathering to showcase the latest innovations, while and fashion leaders will discuss how to navigate the changing landscape and prepare for the future.

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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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Pangyo Techno Valley Powers “G-STAR,” South Korea’s Premier Game Exhibition

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register The largest-scale game exhibition in Korea, ‘ G-STAR 2023 ,’ will be held at BEXCO in Busan from November 16th to November 19th, spanning four days. This year, it is expected to be held on the scale of events before COVID-19. Surpassing the 3,208 booths of the largest-ever event, ‘G-STAR 2019,’ a total of 3,250 booths (2,386 booths for B2C and 864 booths for B2B

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Coworking Megatrends 2024 – A new vertical emerges

GCUC

Coworking Megatrends 2024 – A new vertical emerges Before you begin, I recommend you have a look back at my megatrends from last year. It’s still pretty spot on if I do.

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Veteran to visionary: What I learned in the marines about being a fintech founder

TechCrunch

According to the SBA, veterans are roughly 45% more likely to form their own business compared to people who haven’t served in the military. © 2023 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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How to Speed Up Product Development with Design

Entrepreneur's Handbook

New frameworks that tech leaders are leveraging to accelerate the development process Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook »

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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