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Reputation isn't as powerful as you imagine

A Smart Bear: Longform

Blogger with tens of thousands of subscribers launches a new venture… and gets only 2 signups. Not the advantage you thought it was.

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How We Amplified to Go Bolder: EO XCentric 2023 Recap

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The echoes of inspiration are still reverberating after the US Central region hosted its annual regional event, EO XCentric 2023 in Detroit, from 2-4 October 2023. Under the theme of “Amplify”, EO members were encouraged to go bigger, bolder and better as disruptors and doers as they explored the heartbeat of the Motor City that birthed Motown. “You can’t replace the magic, spontaneity and connection that happens when EOers get together at in-person events,” said Andrew Kuhn of EO Detroit, who s

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AI: The Teammate Clinicians Need

Andreessen Horowitz

Our healthcare workers need our help. Our clinicians are burned out. After the Covid-19 pandemic, only 57% of physicians said they would choose the field of medicine again. Another recent study reported nurse burnout rates higher than 50%. Our clinicians are battling mental illness. Approximately 10% of physicians have reported having thoughts of suicide, and physicians have one of the highest rates of suicide of any profession.

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Making Northcentral PA the Global Center for Advanced Pressed Materials

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

In an era of technological advancement and economic transformation, Northcentral Pennsylvania finds itself at the forefront of a remarkable development. The North Central Regional Planning and Development Commission , based in Ridgway, PA, along with partners Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pennsylvania, Penn State DuBois , and the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford , has secured a $400,000 Strategic Development Grant from the US Economic Development Administration (ED

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Cellico, ‘Smart AR Glasses,’ Wins CES 2024 Innovation Awards in Three Categories in the United States

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register Cellico (CEO Kim Jungsuk ) won CES Innovation Awards in three categories: Wearable Technologies, Digital Health, and Accessibility & Aging Tech, for their augmented reality (AR) smart glasses (product name: EyeCane), which they are developing for visually impaired patients.

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9 Key Financial Metrics for Startups: What to Track and Why

Startup Blogpost

9 Key Financial Metrics for Startups: What to Track and Why To shed light on the crucial financial metrics startups should track, we’ve gathered insights from nine top startup leaders, including CEOs and Founders. From understanding the importance of tracking burn rate for strategic planning to enhancing customer retention and revenue by monitoring churn rate, discover the metrics these experts deem vital for startup success.

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway exits Paytm at a 40% loss

TechCrunch

Berkshire Hathaway sold its shares in the Paytm-parent firm One97 Communications Friday, booking a loss of about 40% on the investment it made more than five years ago. The Warren Buffett firm invested about $260 million in Paytm in 2018, acquiring a 3% stake in the financial services startup at a valuation of about $10 […] © 2023 TechCrunch. All rights reserved.

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Skylink’s WaveOn Revolutionizes Software Development: Empowering Non-Tech Professionals with a No-Code Approach

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register The landscape of software development is undergoing a transformative shift with the rise of no-code tools, and Korean startup Skylink is at the forefront of this revolution. In response to Gartner’s prediction that 7 out of 10 apps released in 2024 will be developed by non-tech professionals, Skylink introduced its groundbreaking platform, WaveOn.

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NJEDA’s $4M Innovative E-Commerce Program has Helped over 150 Small Businesses Expand Online Presence

American Entrepreneurship

Small businesses encouraged to take advantage of the Small Business E-Commerce Support Program to develop website, marketing plan & implement online ordering TRENTON, N.J. (November 21, 2023) – Earlier this year, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) launched a new $4 million pilot program that provides free e-commerce and digital marketing consulting services to New Jersey small businesses.

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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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How to Win the Fight for America

Andreessen Horowitz

This article is based on a speech delivered at Shift’s Defense Ventures Summit in Washington, D.C. on November 15, 2023. It was first published in The Free Press, where the article is available in its entirety. Two years ago, I made a bold prediction, which is actually a bad thing for a venture capitalist to do because we’re so often wrong. During the Reagan National Defense Forum , I tweeted “Time is Running Out with Silicon Valley.

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OpenAI’s initial new board counts Larry Summers among its ranks

TechCrunch

Meet OpenAI’s new board of directors: Bret Taylor, Larry Summers and Adam D’Angelo. Or, more precisely, the board for the time being. We have reached an agreement in principle for Sam Altman to return to OpenAI as CEO with a new initial board of Bret Taylor (Chair), Larry Summers, and Adam D'Angelo. We are collaborating […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Munice’s Miracle Night App: A Scientific Breakthrough for Better Sleep

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register In a world grappling with sleep issues, South Korean startup Munice presents a game-changing solution – the Miracle Night app. This innovative digital sleeping pill, backed by neuroscience and cutting-edge technology, pledges to revolutionize the way we sleep.

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The Secret to Overcoming Startup Anxiety and Inertia: Unemployability

Entrepreneur's Handbook

A successful pre-entrepreneurship career could be stifling your startup success. Here’s how (and why) to ditch the shackles ASAP.

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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

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Knowledge Base: Social media strategy with Brent Ireland, Collab Digital

NZ Entrepreneur

Watch now: (17 mins) In this edition of Knowledge Base, Richard Liew talks with Brent Ireland, CEO of social media and content experts Collab Digital. In 2023, business social media platform LinkedIn celebrated its 20th birthday signifying at least two decades since social media has been available for businesses to use as part of their marketing and communications mix.

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Saviu Ventures’ second fund reaches €12 million first close to back Francophone Africa startups

TechCrunch

Saviu Ventures, a VC firm targeting startups in Francophone Africa, has made an initial close of €12 million for its second fund with the backing of private investors, including French and Kenyan family offices. The VC firm aims to close the fund at between €30 million and €50 million to primarily invest in startups within […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Pierre Fabre Laboratories collaborates with Chowis Company; Analyze skin, hair, and scalp with AI diagnostic solutions

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register Chowis Company (“Chowis”) , a specialist in skin, hair and scalp diagnostic solutions, has teamed up with global Pierre Fabre Laboratories to launch the new technology Dermoprime. This multi-type diagnostic system can analyse the skin, hair and scalp by simply changing the lens and by using “Here to Care”, a professional software that provides scientific analysis using arti

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What I Wish I’d Known Starting My First Business at 20

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Lessons from two decades of serial entrepreneurship Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook »

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Statement of Cash Flows vs. Cash Flow Statement

Speaker: Wayne Spivak - President and Chief Financial Officer of SBA * Consulting LTD, Industry Writer, and Public Speaker

The old adages that "cash is king" and "you can’t spend profits" still hold true today. But however well-known these sayings might be, it requires a change in mindset to properly implement a cash flow management system that predicts your business's runaway as accurately as possible. Key to this new mindset is understanding the difference between the Statement of Cash Flows, a historical look at the source and uses of cash, and the Cash Flow Statement, which uses transaction history and forward-l

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Circularity in action: Sustainable innovations in Amsterdam

Impact Hub

Circularity in action: Sustainable innovations in Amsterdam Reflower and Dik & Schil emerge as two pioneering businesses in Amsterdam to advance the circular economy through innovative solutions. Their steadfast dedication to circular principles is evident in their disruptive approach to the industry, where they actively reduce waste and ingeniously repurpose materials to infuse new life into their products.

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OpenAI’s initial new board counts Larry Summers among its ranks

TechCrunch

Meet OpenAI’s new board of directors: Bret Taylor, Larry Summers and Adam D’Angelo. Or, more precisely, the board for the time being. We have reached an agreement in principle for Sam Altman to return to OpenAI as CEO with a new initial board of Bret Taylor (Chair), Larry Summers, and Adam D'Angelo. We are collaborating […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Silvia Health Pioneers Cognitive Health Solutions with Innovative Age-Tech Platform

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register The global rise in cognitive health issues, notably dementia, has spurred Korean startup Silvia Health to forefront with its groundbreaking age-tech solution. Led by CEO Myung Jin Ko and CTO Jaemin Cheon, Silvia Health addresses the pressing challenges of cognitive decline through its Silvia platform—an advanced digital healthcare application emphasizing early detection, prevention,

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Dave Mount’s Vision of Simplicity: Koor’s Big-Picture Approach to Data Storage

Jason Malki

I had the pleasure of interviewing Dave Mount, the CTO of Koor Technologies, Inc. Dave has been building information systems his entire 30-year career. His latest venture is a return to basics. Data is the oxygen of information systems. Koor is a great fit for anyone who needs to manage their own data storage while keeping costs in check. What motivated you to launch your startup?

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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Circularity in action: Innovations from China

Impact Hub

Circularity in action: Innovations from China Pioneers in the circular economy field in China, Wenjing Zhao and Stéphane Vernede have created new models of products and services that are being mainstreamed by major companies. They demonstrate a dedication to reducing waste, maximising resource efficiency, and promoting sustainable practices. Together they pave the way for a more environmentally conscious world.

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The 20 best STEM toys and games to gift young learners and curious minds

TechCrunch

There’s no doubt the STEM toys category has lost a bit of its magic. The hype that started about a decade ago, powering a wave of startups to launch creative and experimental products — pitching parents on dedicated connected hardware and apps to help unlock their kids’ future tech career progression — has faded to […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Carro’s Road to IPO: Singapore Unicorn Eyes $100M Funding Boost

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register Singapore-based Carro , a prominent online automotive marketplace in Southeast Asia, is actively engaging in discussions with potential investors to secure a funding round exceeding $100 million. According to a senior executive from the unicorn, the move is strategically timed as the company contemplates a potential listing in the United States within the next 18 months.

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NJEDA Board Approves Program to Expand Access to Capital for Emerging Developers

American Entrepreneurship

TRENTON, N.J. (November 21, 2023) – Last week, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board approved a new $20 million pilot program to support rising real estate developers. The Emerging Developer Fund will help developers gain access to capital and build additional capacity to expand their existing portfolio. Access to capital for small-scale developers in the real estate development industry continues to be a challenge.

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How to Avoid the Pain and Cost of PCI Compliance While Optimizing Payments

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security, Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars, and Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

PCI compliance can feel challenging and sometimes the result feels like you are optimizing more for security and compliance than you are for business outcomes. The key is to take the right strategy to PCI compliance that gets you both. In this webinar, we have a great set of panelists who will take you through how Zero Data strategies can be used as part of a well-rounded compliance and security approach, and get you to market much sooner by also allowing for payment optimization.