Sat.Feb 24, 2024 - Fri.Mar 01, 2024

article thumbnail

ICBI38: Unleashing Excellence Through Practice

INBIA

InBIA will host its 38th annual International Conference on Business Incubation (ICBI38) in San Antonio, Texas, from April 14-17.

article thumbnail

But There's So Much Content Out There!

This is going to be BIG.

I’m very lucky. I know a lot of really smart, interesting people. That’s why I find myself telling a lot of people that I’d love it if they shared their thoughts more often in public. I don’t much care whether they do it in writing, or a newsletter, a podcast or on LinkedIn—but I feel like I every time I interact with them, I learn something or I’m inspired to think about things in a different way.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

5 Transformations The Best Retreats Offer To A Leader

Entrepreneurs' Organization

For high-performance entrepreneurs, retreats are remarkably powerful tools — and the best ones can offer a significant transformative power to entrepreneurs who are seeking sustained success. I will never quite forget the experience of an early retreat which truly opened my eyes to the transformations one can experience. I was participating at a retreat on the tranquil west coast of Canada, and I declared my intention to be selfish, indulgent and receive all I could muster.

article thumbnail

Building Future Tech Company Founders and Leaders: Ben Franklin Technology Partners Supports CC4H Robotics

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern PA (Ben Franklin CNP) is thrilled to sponsor the Centre County 4-H Robotics (CC4H Robotics) program, recognizing the profound impact it has in empowering young minds. In total, the program has ten competing teams, with over 100 students between 4 th and 12 th grade. Recently, five CC4H Robotics’ middle school teams showcased their talent and innovation at an event on January 20th, 2024, kicking off the competition season at the York qualif

support 105
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

Social Enterprise Incubator’s 5th Cohort focuses on Climate and Health Equity

American Entrepreneurship

Seven startups begin a six-month program that will make them investment-ready To grow the Orange County, California ecosystem , the RevHub social enterprise incubator was established in 2019. Soon after, the RevHubOC Social Innovation Fund was launched, supporting 23 social enterprises to date—with another cohort of startups just announced. The new cohort will focus on climate action and health equity.

health 98

More Trending

article thumbnail

How To Empower Your Entrepreneurial Mindset: Rick Sapio Shares 10 Ways To Take Agency in Crisis

Entrepreneurs' Organization

“To me, an entrepreneur is anyone who decides to take responsibility for outcomes.” – Rick Sapio Rick Sapio (EO Dallas) is a lifelong entrepreneur who started his first company at age 13, after the untimely death of his father. Since then, he has founded more than 20 companies and was a founding member of the Dallas chapter 30 years ago. In August 2023, Rick received a life-altering medical diagnosis: advanced pancreatic cancer.

health 193
article thumbnail

Ad-Shield Leads the Charge in Restoring Publisher Revenue Amidst Rising Ad Blockers

AsiaTechDaily

Ad-Shield, a pioneering AdTech startup, is at the forefront of the battle against ad blockers, offering an innovative solution for online publishers to reclaim lost ad revenue. In an era where ad blockers pose a significant threat to online advertising income, Ad-Shield has emerged as a game-changer in the industry. With its cutting-edge adblock recovery […] The post Ad-Shield Leads the Charge in Restoring Publisher Revenue Amidst Rising Ad Blockers first appeared on AsiaTechDaily - Asia's Leadi

media 88
article thumbnail

Intenseye secures record-breaking $64M Series B to advance its mission of transforming workplace safety with AI

American Entrepreneurship

Fundraise follows momentous year in which 36 million unsafe acts and conditions were identified for customers in 25 countries, and additional industry titans joined dozens of other Fortune 500 innovators in trusting Intenseye to transform their workplace safety at scale NEW YORK – Feb. 27, 2024 – Intenseye, the leader in AI-powered workplace safety solutions, secured $64 million in series B funding led by new investor Lightspeed Venture Partners with participation from existing investors Insight

health 97
article thumbnail

The Year to Be Great

Andreessen Horowitz

Everyone knows that founders have been on a whipsaw over the past several years. Pivoting from growth at all costs in 2020 and 2021 to efficiency in 2022 and 2023 meant slashing budgets, shelving new projects, doing RIFs, and picking fights with your cloud provider over your bills. That’s hard work, and founders should be commended for doing it. But now, the market is stabilizing and companies’ optimization 1 cycles 2 are coming to a close. 3 Efficiency alone doesn’t build a generation-defining

article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

Get Happie: Feel Good About Feeling Good

Jason Malki

I had the pleasure of interviewing Meet Pete Olander, the innovator and driving force behind Happie , a wellness cannabis brand that’s changing lives from its base in Wheaton, IL, and operations in Santa Rosa, California. With a rich background in nutrition design for performance athletes, Pete has always been passionate about health and wellness. His journey with Happie began in 2015 when his research into a greens product led him to discover CBD and its potent anti-inflammatory properties.

health 52
article thumbnail

Singaporean Fintech Enabler FLUID Raises $5.2M to Revolutionize B2B Purchase Financing

AsiaTechDaily

Singaporean fintech enabler Fluid has successfully raised $5.2 million in Series A funding, spearheaded by Insignia Ventures Partners. The funding aims to strengthen Fluid’s business-to-business purchase financing solutions. Fluid Series A round, led by Insignia Ventures Partners, is vital for the Singapore-based startup, known for its flexible B2B purchase financing platform.

article thumbnail

Small Business Communication Greatly Enhanced by Generative AI, According to Study

American Entrepreneurship

Grammarly-Harris Poll Study encourages businesses to not be left behind in implementing generative AI As generative AI spreads across business sectors, inclusive of small and large businesses, management and workers are seeing its value in their daily work. Now Grammarly, the popular AI writing assistance company, has released its third annual study, titled “ State of Business Communication: AI’s Potential to Turn Overload Into Impact ”, providing insight into how AI can substantially improve a

mix-use 96
article thumbnail

Three Questions with… Jamil Khan, H&R Block

Andreessen Horowitz

This content first appeared in the February 2024 Fintech newsletter. If you’d like more commentary and analysis about news and trends from the a16z Fintech team, you can subscribe here. “The amount of innovation we’re about to see in tax is unparalleled in recent history,” says Jamil Khan, the Chief Strategy and Small Business Officer for tax giant H&R Block.

advice 85
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

Ben Franklin Technology Partners Presents: Feed the Founders Networking Event Featuring Special Guest Simone Kendle, CEO of Wove

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Calling all entrepreneurs and business enthusiasts! Ben Franklin Technology Partners is thrilled to announce the upcoming Feed the Founders networking event, scheduled for Thursday, March 21, 2024, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. This event will take place at the vibrant 6th Floor of The Candy Factory, located at 342 N Queen St Warehouse D, Lancaster, PA 17603.

article thumbnail

iFLYTEK, Zense Entertainment, & Chulalongkorn University Sign MoU to Accelerate the Advancement of Thai Speech Recognition

AsiaTechDaily

IFLYTEK, a global leader in artificial intelligence and speech technology, Zense Entertainment, a cutting-edge entertainment technology company, and Chulalongkorn University, Thailand’s prestigious academic institution, announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to accelerate the advancement of Thai speech recognition. Through this partnership, the aim is to propel the development of cutting-edge Thai speech […] The post iFLYTEK, Zense Entertainment, & Chulalongkorn Univers

article thumbnail

Small Business Communication Greatly Enhanced by Generative AI, According to Study

American Entrepreneurship

Grammarly-Harris Poll Study encourages businesses to not be left behind in implementing generative AI As generative AI spreads across business sectors, inclusive of small and large businesses, management and workers are seeing its value in their daily work. Now Grammarly, the popular AI writing assistance company, has released its third annual study, titled “ State of Business Communication: AI’s Potential to Turn Overload Into Impact ”, providing insight into how AI can substantially improve a

mix-use 96
article thumbnail

Introducing Talent x Opportunity Spring ‘24 Cohort

Andreessen Horowitz

Since its launch, the Talent x Opportunity Initiative (TxO) has been more than a funding vehicle; it’s been a launchpad for culturally inspired innovation and a community of support for under-networked founders. Like the startups in our portfolio, TxO is constantly evolving to ensure we’re meeting the needs of our founders. While funding is just a small part of the value we aim to provide our founders, we’re thrilled to share today that we’re dialing up our investment in the Spring

article thumbnail

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

article thumbnail

How AI Is Going to Revolutionize Customer Support!

The Groove Blog

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is reshaping the world at an unprecedented pace. Platforms like OpenAI and Bard are at the forefront of this movement, offering tools that amplify human potential. They enable users to generate creative content, streamline processes, and extract insights from massive data sets. These platforms have garnered significant attention due to their advanced […] The post How AI Is Going to Revolutionize Customer Support!

support 62
article thumbnail

Marketing Your Coworking Space | Proven Tips

GCUC

Marketing Your Coworking Space | Proven Tips Marketing your flex space is a critical component of attracting potential tenants. In an increasingly competitive market, it is essential to differentiate your space.

article thumbnail

Fortescue subsidiary chooses Delaware for expansion that will bring new hydrogen economy jobs to Kent County

American Entrepreneurship

New FFI Ionix site in Dover will be first Central Delaware location benefiting from state Graduated Lab Space Grant funding WILMINGTON, Del. ( February 26, 2024 ) – FFI Ionix Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortescue, a global green technology, energy and metals company,has chosen Dover, Delaware, to base its operations to support global decarbonization and establishment of the hydrogen economy.

article thumbnail

The Quest for True Signal: How Zynga Spotted Mobile

Andreessen Horowitz

You might recognize the name Mark Pincus but we almost guarantee you recognize the game Farmville. Mark Pincus is the founder and longtime CEO of Zynga, known for its massive global franchise of games, including those household names like Farmville and Words with Friends. Zynga was also at the forefront of the transition to mobile and the use of large platforms like Facebook for distribution.

article thumbnail

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

article thumbnail

Can your lawyer destroy a good business deal?

Berkonomics

Let’s talk about lawyers… Over the years in business and as a member of over forty boards, I have received good advice from corporate attorneys and on occasion bad advice as well. There is a line that should be drawn in a relationship between corporate attorney and CEO or board. Attorneys are paid to protect the corporation, not to give business advice.

advice 48
article thumbnail

CNBC names President and Founder of Dandelion Energy a CNBC Changemaker in inaugural list

OurCrowd

Dandelion Energy, the nation’s leading home geothermal company, today announced that company president and founder Kathy Hannun is included on CNBC’s inaugural Changemakers List. This prestigious recognition celebrates influential women reshaping the business landscape with innovative leadership and sustainable practices. Read More here.

energy 36
article thumbnail

How Chinese Entrepreneurs Moved China Forward

American Entrepreneurship

Join author Mark Atkeson on his 30-plus year journey of living and working in China, an eyewitness to China’s great transformation into a superpower. As both an entrepreneur and investor, Mark shares his firsthand experiences in a country that lifted 800 million people out of poverty over that period, spurred in large part by innovating Chinese entrepreneurs.

article thumbnail

Understanding Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Measurement Part 4: Strategic Reporting

Source Link

This four-part series addresses why tracking and measuring the activity of your entrepreneurial ecosystem is crucial to its long-term sustainability and the economic success of your community.

article thumbnail

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.