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How To Use AI-Assisted Brainstorming To Boost Innovation in Remote Work

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Have you seen the new study in Nature that “conclusively proves” remote work harms innovation and creativity? That study echoes anecdotes by leaders such as Sallie Krawcheck, CEO of Ellevest, who claimed remote work made her employees more productive but less innovative, and Sam Altman, two-time CEO of Open AI, who said that remote work undermined creativity for startups.

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San Diego Angel Conference VI Announces Six Finalists to Compete for Share of Largest Event-Based Angel Fund in U.S.

American Entrepreneurship

Angel investment fund selects six companies to pitch live on USD campus on May 9. Tickets for live pitch event now available. SAN DIEGO – March 25, 2024 – San Diego Angel Conference (SDAC), at University of San Diego (USD) , which activates angel investors and connects them with promising early-stage companies to create robust deal flow for accredited investors, has selected six company finalists to compete for a chance to win seed funding at SDAC VI Angel Conference at USD on May 9.

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Your board should protect you!

Berkonomics

All other board functions are secondary. Even venture capitalists who sit on boards where they have significant investments often forget this point. They write in their investment documents that they will occupy a seat on the board for as long as they are invested in the company, thinking of this as a protection for their investment and tool for them to influence growth.

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Empowering Innovators: Trailblazing Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Journey

Innovation 2 Enterprise

In celebration of Women’s History Month, i2E is proud to shine a spotlight on two remarkable women founders who have not only engaged with i2E’s programs and resources but have also left an indelible mark in their respective industries. Jenae Goodin, founder of BAB, was a participant in Cohort 42 of i2E’s E3 program , a customer discovery bootcamp for startups.

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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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How EO@INSEAD 2024 Helped 50 EO Members Discover the Leader Within

Entrepreneurs' Organization

EO@INSEAD is one of EO’s six Executive Education programs that empowers members to amplify leadership skills, build culture, and drive change through four days of intensive learning. Hosted at INSEAD’s Asian campus in Singapore, the annual event is the newest in EO’s Executive Education suite, and one that brings together EO peers from across the globe.

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Investing in Tennr

Andreessen Horowitz

An enduring promise of new technologies is to find ways to increase human productivity. Software and robotics, for example, have always presented immense potential to automate repetitive mundane tasks that humans perform, freeing them up to do more valuable work. In the last few decades, we’ve made meaningful progress toward this goal, and the first generation of robotic process automation created some massive companies, such as UiPath.

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Ben Franklin Technology Partners Drives Innovation with Strategic Investments in Four Promising Enterprises

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern PA (Ben Franklin CNP) continues its mission of catalyzing innovation and fostering growth in the technology sector with its recent investments in four dynamic companies. These strategic investments totaling $290,000 are poised to propel these startups toward significant milestones, empowering them to revolutionize their respective industries.

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Building AI Models is faster and cheaper than you probably think

Y Combinator

If you read articles about companies like OpenAI and Anthropic training foundation models, the press tends to focus on the huge amount of money and computation involved. It would be natural to assume that if you don’t have a billion dollars or the resources of a large company, you can’t build AI models of your own. At YC, we’re seeing the opposite, and we wanted to highlight 25 examples of YC companies training their own foundation models or fine-tuning them.

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Boulevard Launches New Capital Program Designed Specifically for Self-Care Businesses 

American Entrepreneurship

Boulevard Capital delivers fast funding to help salons, spas, barbershops, and medspas accelerate business growth LOS ANGELES – March 20, 2024 – Boulevard ( www.joinblvd.com ), provider of the client experience platform purpose-built for appointment-based, self-care businesses, today announced the launch of Boulevard Capital. This new financial offering gives Boulevard-powered salons , barbershops , spas , and medspas access to essential growth funding without the challenges of traditional lendi

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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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Born Ready and Catalyze Research Unite for Futureverse Fund

AsiaTechDaily

Born Ready, a venture capital fund focused on Web3 initiatives has partnered with Catalyze Research to introduce the Catalyze Futureverse Ecosystem Fund. With this partnership, the duo plans to collaborate on innovation in the Web3 space, leveraging the expertise of both entities.

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Spring Cleaning for Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Developers

Source Link

Spring cleaning isn’t just for closets and cobwebs.

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Behind the Buy: Payors and Providers on AI Adoption

Andreessen Horowitz

As any healthcare founder knows, it can be difficult to get into a room with the executives making purchase decisions for payors and providers—so we’re bringing the executives to you. This episode features interviews with payor and provider leaders about what they’re seeing and how they’re thinking about AI. Guided by Julie Yoo, general partner, and Jay Rughani, investment partner at a16z Bio + Health, you’ll hear from the executives about how they’re utilizing AI, the KPIs they use

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Cloverleaf Secures $7.3 Million Series A Extension Led by Advantage Capital

American Entrepreneurship

Automated Workplace Coaching Platform Triples Revenue, Expands Services to Further Help Organizations Maximize Employee Talent Cincinnati, OH – March 27, 2024 – Cloverleaf , the leading automated coaching technology designed to bring out the best in workers and teams, announced today that it has secured a $7.3 million Series A extension funding round.

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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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Ant Group’s CTO Envisions a Marathon Towards AGI at the Fortune Innovation Forum

AsiaTechDaily

“The journey towards AGI is a marathon, not a 100-meter dash. You need to be incremental, you need to keep doing the hard work and keep investing,” said Ant Group’s Chief Technology Officer, Zhengyu He, at the Fortune Innovation Forum in Hong Kong on March 27, 2024.

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ACA Proudly Welcomes Dr. Charu Ramanathan as Keynote at the ACA Summit of Angel Investing

Angel Capital Association

The ACA and angel investing community are thrilled to welcome Dr. Charu Ramanathan as a keynote speaker to the Summit of Angel Investing in Columbus, OH. Dr. Ramanathan is the Founding Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Black Star Fund , an early-stage venture capital fund. Dr. Ramanathan is a serial entrepreneur driven by a passion for leveraging technology to advance health equity and access.

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Impact Hub Ljubljana: Emerging tech-driven entrepreneurs in Slovenia

Impact Hub

Impact Hub Ljubljana: Emerging tech-driven entrepreneurs in Slovenia Four outstanding winners of the Social Impact Award (SIA) Slovenia are cultivating social entrepreneurship and driving positive change through innovative tech solutions aimed at tackling diverse environmental and social challenges. Co-organized by Impact Hub Ljubljana, these initiatives are paving the way for a brighter future in Slovenia.

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Defense Startup Picogrid Raises $12M to Connect Defense Systems

American Entrepreneurship

El Segundo, CA – March 26, 2024 – Picogrid , a defense technology startup, announces a $12 million seed round led by Initialized Capital with participation by Starburst Ventures, Credo Ventures, Giant Step Capital, Domino Ventures, and Alumni Ventures. Picogrid builds a unified platform for autonomous systems, creating an open ecosystem of defense technology suppliers.

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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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Indonesian InsurTech Qoala Secures $47M in Series C Funding Led by PayPal Ventures

AsiaTechDaily

Indonesian InsurTech firm Qoala has completed its Series C funding round, securing $47 million in investment. PayPal Ventures, PayPal’s corporate venture arm, backed Qoala with the investment. PayPal Ventures and MassMutual Ventures co-led the funding, with participation from MUFG Innovation Partners, Ohana Holdings, and existing investors such as Flourish Ventures, Eurazeo, and AppWorks.

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Angel Capital Association’s Annual Summit is a Goldmine for Black Investors, Founders, and High Growth Startups Raising Capital

Angel Capital Association

The Angel Capital Association (ACA) Summit represents a beacon for black investors, founders, and high-growth startups. This event, heralded as the industry’s flagship, convenes a diverse community of new and experienced angel investors, business leaders, and entrepreneurial minds to explore critical topics and trends in angel investing. The summit offers an unparalleled opportunity for learning, networking, and investment discovery, specifically tailored to empower the black entrepreneurial eco

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Impact Hub Bradford: journey in inclusive innovation

Impact Hub

Impact Hub Bradford: Journey in inclusive innovation Impact Hub Bradford is addressing the needs of marginalised communities through their many initiatives focused on diversity and inclusion innovation. Participants leave their programmes equipped with the tools and networks necessary for sustainable growth and success, demonstrating Impact Hub Bradford’s dedication to making a lasting impact in their community.

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NJEDA Unveils First Annual New Jersey Global Economic Index

American Entrepreneurship

Report aims to guide and further develop the state’s international business relationships TRENTON, N.J. (March 22, 2024) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today presented the inaugural New Jersey Global Economic Index, a report that highlights, ranks, and analyzes the sources of foreign direct investment (FDI) into New Jersey.

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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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SM Entertainment Founder Invests in South Korean AI Startup MindLogic

AsiaTechDaily

MindLogic, an AI startup based in South Korea, has secured 7 billion won in Series B funding, with investment from Lee Soo-man, the former chief producer of SM Entertainment. This makes Lee Soo-man’s investment in MindLogic 10 billion won.

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Evolution of the unconference: Introducing Roundtables

GCUC

Evolution of the unconference: Introducing Roundtables Over 11 years ago, GCUC was born from a serendipitous meetup at SXSW, embracing the ethos of an “unconference” where attendees shaped the agenda.

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BioCatch releases comprehensive analysis of banking-fraud and financial-crime trends in Europe

OurCrowd

In a report released today, BioCatch – the global leader in digital-fraud detection and financial-crime prevention powered by behavioral biometric intelligence – published findings showing bad actors targeting the region continue to innovate, bombarding European financial institutions with a medley of bank-impersonation, purchase, romance, investment, and other scams.

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SourceLink Affiliate Quarterly Conversation – March 2024

Source Link

SourceLink Affiliate Quarterly Conversation Recap General Announcements Rob Williams, SourceLink Director, started our March 7 SourceLink Affiliate Quarterly Conversation, with several announcements.

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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.