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The Great Formation

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

On Friday, the US jobs report produced a confusing result. From Bloomberg : The jobs report is composed of two surveys — one of employers and the other of households.

Business podcasts: The ultimate guide to starting yours

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Dave Will, an EO Boston member, is the host of the EO 360° podcast. As the co-founder and CEO of PropFuel , Dave is a one-of-a-kind entrepreneur dedicated to creating a place for unique conversations with successful founders and business leaders.

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How collective data and storytelling can lead to lasting impact for underserved entrepreneurs

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For the better part of the last decade, our field has greatly evolved.

Top Ann Arbor Tech Companies and Startups to Watch in 2022

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Ann Arbor continues to be one of the top growing tech ecosystems around the country with some of the best startups to watch.

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100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Computer Science Education Week

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

The second week of December every year is Computer Science Education Week. It is a week to celebrate efforts to get computer science education into the K12 system around the world, and it is also a week in which schools do events, like The Hour of Code , to encourage students and teachers to get excited about learning computer science. Most AVC readers know that my passion project for the last decade has been getting computer science education broadly available in the NYC public school system.

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Food tech startup Aqua Cultured Foods announced a $2.1M Pre-Seed Round.

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Fund Investor Profile Series: Steven Wamathai, FrontEnd Ventures

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This profile is the second in a series of interviews highlighting the work of interesting small funds.

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By centering STEM concepts and international collaboration in her curriculum, Dr. Delphine Dean of Clemson University is supporting future healthcare innovators. The post supporting student healthcare pioneers: a q&a with Dr. Delphine Dean of Clemson University appeared first on VentureWell.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

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Firing 900 Staff Via Zoom Isn’t The Biggest Mistake This Founder Made

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TradeDepot raises $110M from IFC, Novastar to extend BNPL service to merchants across Africa

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Stacked Raises $35M Series A

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We are excited to share that Stacked , a cryptocurrency investment platform, announced raising a $35M Series A round. HPA participated in the round, which was led by Alameda Research and ByBit Ventures.

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

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How to Deliver a Killer Pitch That Hook Investors From the Start

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Do These 8 Things to Save Your Startup Money in 2022

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Startup entrepreneurs face some of the toughest odds when it comes to achieving success. With 90% of startups failing — more than half by Year 3 — there’s seemingly little hope for those looking to start their own company. Yet, small business owners are vital to the U.S. economy.

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Flink, the Berlin-based instant grocery startup, is now valued at $2.85B after raising $750M in a round led by DoorDash

TechCrunch

Instant grocery delivery continues to be a very frothy market, but today comes news of a major funding round for one player in it that investors believe will still be standing after the hype has died down.

Geoff Lewis – Vibe Capitalist

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Geoff is an irrepressible, delightful, candid personality on Twitter with an impressive investing track record. After leaving Founders Fund, Geoff launched Bedrock an investment firm “in search of narrative violations” with ~$6B AUM (according to Pitchbook).

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

How to Find a Great Business Partner?—?According to My Millionaire CEO

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The 4 Elements Necessary for Building Innovative Teams

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Peter Gajdoš. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Peter Gajdoš is a partner at Fifth Wall , where he co-leads the Climate Technology Investment team. When I started getting involved in clean tech 1.0 financing back in 2005, “climate change” was some future event.

Navigating Potential Speed Bumps This Holiday Season

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While small businesses deal with the uncertainty that comes with a worldwide pandemic and continued shipping delays combined with labor shortages, the 2021 holiday season promises to be like no other.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

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I Don’t Take a Salary?—?I‘m Building a 6-Figure Home Office Instead

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A Startup Guide to Creating an Employee Feedback Strategy

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Startups can be high-pressured environments, with world-changing missions that inevitably encourage staff to work incredibly hard. It’s probably no surprise that the average tenure at a fast-growing startup is just two years , several years less than the market average.

Indonesian fintech Flip secures $48M in Series B to support expansion

TechCrunch

Flip , an Indonesia-based fintech startup, announced today it has raised $48 million in a Series B to accelerate its growth. The funding brings Flip’s total capital raised to $65million. . Sequoia Capital India, Insight Partners and Insignia Ventures Partners co-led the Series B round.

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In 2022, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!