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Appropriate Accessibility: Announcing nextNYC Open Office Hours

This is going to be BIG.

Over a decade ago, when I was working for First Round Capital, we opened our doors for “Open Office Hours”—a series of open meetings where any founder could come in and chat with us for 20 minutes each. We met quite a few smart folks. I’m not sure we backed any of the founders—but that wasn’t the point. We made connections, hopefully made a good impression, and potentially helped founders along their journeys with some advice or connections.

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Increasing Student Engagement In Entrepreneurship: Four Key Motivational Tactics

Venture Well

Through the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) workshop series, funded by the National Science Foundation, social scientists collaborated with entrepreneurship educators to bridge the gap. The post Increasing Student Engagement In Entrepreneurship: Four Key Motivational Tactics appeared first on VentureWell.

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Foundation Health Secures $6 Million in Seed Funding to Power the Next Generation of Consumer Healthcare Experiences

American Entrepreneurship

Investment Accelerates the Development of SaaS Solutions Suite Featuring API-based Pharmacy and Telehealth Products SAN FRANCISCO, CA – March 11, 2024 – Foundation Health, a pioneering healthcare technology company, today announced the closure of a $6 million seed funding round. Propelling Foundation Health into an exciting phase of growth, participants in the round include industry leaders Garry Tan (CEO, Y Combinator), Transpose Platform, Tuesday VC, Alt Capital, Box Group, Liquid Ventures, Ex

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Michael Seibel on his next ten years at YC

Y Combinator

We typically don’t make changes to our internal org structure public unless significant – and Michael Seibel’s impact as a leader at YC has been significant. Earlier today Michael shared an update with the YC community, outlining a shift to his role within YC moving forward. After 8 years as the Managing Director/CEO of the YC accelerator, I’ve decided now is the right time to hand over my leadership responsibilities.

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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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14 Pieces of Advice for Resolving Conflicts Among Startup Team Members

Startup Blogpost

14 Pieces of Advice for Resolving Conflicts Among Startup Team Members Navigating team conflicts in a startup environment requires wisdom and practical strategies. Drawing from the experiences of CEOs, Co-Founders, and other leaders, we’ve compiled fourteen diverse perspectives. From fostering open communication and empathy to acknowledging and navigating conflicts mindfully, these insights aim to help startups create a harmonious and productive team dynamic.

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HPA Announces Key Leadership Promotions in Investment Team

HPA

CHICAGO, Illinois – March 13, 2024: Hyde Park Angels (HPA) is excited to announce the promotion of four outstanding investment professionals. Bess Goodfellow , Stephen Ross , and Michael Sachaj have been promoted to Partners, while Michelle Rogoff has advanced to an Associate role. Collectively, Goodfellow, Ross, and Sachaj have been pivotal in shaping HPA’s distinctive People First approach to early-stage investments over the past decade.

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EV Buddy announces collaboration with i-Charging USA to integrate their Blueberry Chargers into EV Buddy’s projects

American Entrepreneurship

Edison, March 9, 2024 – “We are pleased to join forces with i-Charging USA and integrate their Blueberry Chargers into our projects,” said Suresh Arya, CEO, at EV Buddy. “This collaboration reinforces our commitment to delivering innovative and eco-friendly EV charging solutions to our customers. By combining the expertise of both companies, we are poised to set new standards in the EV charging industry.” EV Buddy has developed a line of charging products all design

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India’s HiLabs Secures $39 Million to Expand AI-Powered Healthcare Solutions

AsiaTechDaily

Health tech firm HiLabs has secured $39 million in Series B financing, the company announced on Thursday. The funding round was led by Denali Growth Partners and Eight Roads Ventures, with additional participation from F-Prime Capital.

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ACA On the Road

Angel Capital Association

The Ann and Bill Payne ACA Angel University program has been on the road to educate new angels! On February 28 , in Florence, CO, Elaine Bolle , Kevin Kudra , and Katelynne Staehnke were in attendance at the Fremont County Angel Investing Workshop, sponsored the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade ( CO OEDIT ). At this event, Elaine Bolle delivered the Fundamentals of Angel Investing course.

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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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How to cheat legally on your tax return.

Berkonomics

When do you cross the line between honesty and dishonesty in tax planning? Is it ethical to allocate income between periods to take advantage of tax breaks? Can expenses be put off until the next period to increase income, or accelerated into this period by prepayment to decrease net income? Where do you draw the line, assuming no intent to defraud?

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TELO announces strategic funding round, TESLA co-founder joins Board

American Entrepreneurship

Tesla co-founder joins TELO board timely guiding the company through its next development stage EV manufacturer TELO gained significant support for its innovative mini-truck via a $5.4 million strategic funding round led by the venture capital firm and Accelerator N eo. Prior investor Sp ero Ventures and angel investors joined the round supporting TELO’s efforts to bring their innovative truck to market.

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OCBC Launches Women Entrepreneurs Programme: Supporting Female-Led SMEs in Singapore

AsiaTechDaily

OCBC Bank has introduced a new SME initiative for launch in April 2024, focusing on supporting women entrepreneurs in Singapore. The OCBC Women Entrepreneurs Programme aims to provide targeted financing solutions, facilitating the achievement of business objectives for female-owned SMEs.

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13 Best Practices for Financial Reporting in Startups

Startup Blogpost

13 Best Practices for Financial Reporting in Startups Navigating the complexities of financial reporting in startups requires wisdom from those at the helm. We’ve gathered insights from CEOs and managing directors, detailing their best practices from narrating data with interactive dashboards to ensuring compliance with financial regulations for trust.

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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 Live Chat for Customer Support Can Boost LTV?

The Groove Blog

Customer acquisition is expensive and time-consuming, while the markets are getting more and more competitive. So who can win this battle? Businesses with high LTV. Apart from bigger profit margins, higher LTV allows you to invest more into development and be able to withstand higher CAC. One sure way to lose a customer is to […] The post How Live Chat for Customer Support Can Boost LTV?

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Senior Business Leader Joins SMU Cox Spears Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership

American Entrepreneurship

New Managing Director Joshua Taylor Brings 20 Years of Strategy and Entrepreneurial Experience Dallas, TX (SMU), March 11, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Veteran leader Joshua Taylor has joined SMU Cox School of Business as the Managing Director of the William S. Spears Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Taylor will be responsible for leading the Institute’s goals, programs and operations, in alignment with the overall mission and vision of SMU Cox, Co-Founding Directors Megha Tolia and N

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First Move’s Investment Fuels Ten Startup Ventures in Southeast Asia

AsiaTechDaily

First Move, an early-stage venture capital firm founded by Joel Neoh, the creator of Fave, and Audra Pakalnyte, the former head of FavePay Later, has recently announced its support for ten startups. With a portfolio already spanning Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia, First Move specializes in early-stage investments within the consumer sector.

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Unlock Cost Savings: Elevate Your Space with Vivreau Water

GCUC

Unlock Cost Savings: Elevate Your Space with Vivreau Water We understand that as coworking space operators, there is a steady thrum of decisions always on your mind. It takes finesse to successfully support.

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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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How To Learn Like a Local With EO’s Discover North Asia Series

Entrepreneurs' Organization

When you join EO, it opens the door to a vibrant community of like-minded entrepreneurs at the local, regional and global level who enjoy sharing experiences in business and life. Forging connections with members from different regions is a pathway to both self-discovery and professional growth. EO North Asia’s “Discover” series of events is tailored to help you explore the region’s most intriguing cities and enjoy unique experiences surrounded by EO members who share your thirst for learning.

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New Jersey Announces New Cohort of Film-Ready Communities

American Entrepreneurship

Film Commission’s next Film Ready Workshop set for April 23 NEWARK, N.J. – The New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission (NJMPTVC), part of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), announced today that 14 municipalities and four counties have completed the Film Ready New Jersey Program and are now designated as Film Ready Communities.

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People.ai continues to invest in AI innovation welcoming industry expert and Microsoft Veteran Linda Simovic as EVP and Chief Product Officer

OurCrowd

The post People.ai continues to invest in AI innovation welcoming industry expert and Microsoft Veteran Linda Simovic as EVP and Chief Product Officer appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

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Why Databases Won't Charge for Storage in the Future

Tomasz Tunguz

The database is being unbundled. Historically, a database like Snowflake sold both data storage & a query engine (& the computing power to execute the query). That’s step 1 above. But, customers are pushing for a deeper separation of compute & storage. The recent Snowflake earnings call highlighted the trend. Larger customers prefer open formats for interoperability (step 2 & 3).

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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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5 Things You Need To Be A Highly Effective Public Speaker

Entrepreneurs' Organization

At some point along your entrepreneurial journey, it’s likely that you’ll be handed a microphone to address a large group of people. Learning the secrets to becoming a captivating public speaker before that moment arrives can be a game-changer. How can you improve your public speaking skills or overcome a fear of speaking in public? What does it take to give a fascinating and engaging public talk?

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Doceree launches Spark to Ignite a New Era in Patient-Provider Engagement with Advanced Tech for EHR Platforms, at HIMSS 2024 

American Entrepreneurship

Offering a new dimension to provider messaging within clinical workflow, Spark, powered by Doceree, elevates patient-provider engagement through five distinctive Sparks – Co-pay Spark, Trial Spark, Drug Spark, Rep Spark, and Sample Spark. PARSIPPANY, NJ – 12 th March 2024 – In a significant move to enhance provider messaging across Electronic Health Record (EHR), eRx, Telehealth, and other Point of Care (POC) platforms, Doceree has unveiled its revolutionary technology, Spark, today at HIM

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[Tailor Brands in USA Today] Personal development in tech: Insights from Nate Nead and Yali Saar

OurCrowd

In the fast-paced world of technology, staying ahead means not just keeping up with trends but also investing in personal growth. Yali Saar, Co-founder and CEO of Tailor Brands, and Nate Nead, CEO of Law.co, share their insights on personal development, emphasizing the importance of continuous learning, adaptability, creativity, mentorship, and strategic career progression.

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AIsphere Raises $14 Million to Challenge OpenAI’s Sora in China’s AI Landscape

AsiaTechDaily

Beijing-based generative AI startup AIsphere has raised funding, indicating its ambition to rival OpenAI’s Sora. AIsphere, a Chinese text-to-video startup, aims to catch up with Sora within three to six months and has completed a new funding round amidst interest in generative artificial intelligence and large language models in the country.

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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.