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Beyond the Badge: Your Guide to San Antonio for ICBI38

INBIA

In a few days, the InBIA community will convene in San Antonio for ICBI38! This vibrant locale, nicknamed Alamo City, River City, Military City, and even the City of Creativity for Gastronomy, will offer much more than just presentations and networking events.

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How One Entrepreneur Utilizes Visualization To Promote Living Organ Donation

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Entrepreneurs change the world. We provide jobs that help drive the economy, give back to local communities , and create sustainability practices that support climate neutrality to make our world a better place. Entrepreneurs also save lives. And that’s what Dave Galbenski , former EO Global Chair and 24-year member of EO Detroit, is doing. Dave is alive and well today thanks to a living liver donation in 2019.

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Founders Factory and Rio Tinto Partner to Boost Mining Tech Startups

AsiaTechDaily

Rio Tinto, a prominent Australian mining company, has partnered strategically with Founders Factory, a renowned global venture studio and startup investor. This collaboration aims to support the development and commercialization of technologies in the mining sector, aligning with Rio Tinto’s mission to innovate and meet the world’s growing demand for essential materials.

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Erin Price-Wright

Andreessen Horowitz

Artificial intelligence is transforming every aspect of technology, from how we code to how we sell to how we build companies. But perhaps more than any other sector, artificial intelligence is transforming the physical world in ways that were recently unimaginable. From supply chains and robotics to advanced factories and industrial autonomy, LLMs and other AI models are powering the next wave of transformation in the physical domain in ways we’re only just beginning to comprehend.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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Maniv ‘s third Venture Fund focuses on Decarbonization and Digitalization of Transportation

American Entrepreneurship

Venture capital firm made an early commitment to mobility, transportation and energy Global venture capital firm Maniv, based in Tel Aviv and NYC, is advancing solutions to climate change via its recently announced early-stage venture fund of $140 million. The firm’s third fund will support Seed and Series A stage startups focusing on decarbonization and digitalization of global transportation.

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Wavemaker Partners Invests $1 Million in Vietnamese Marketing Solutions Provider CNV

AsiaTechDaily

Vietnamese digital marketing solutions provider CNV has secured $1 million in seed funding from Singapore-based venture capital firm Wavemaker Partners. This investment follows CNV’s strong performance in 2022 and 2023, three years after receiving crucial pre-seed funding from NextPay, a Vietnamese SME payments and services company.

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Making the Most of Open Source AI

Andreessen Horowitz

There are few terms in the world of artificial intelligence that invoke more of a reaction than a simple four-letter word: Open. Whether it’s industry debates over business models and the actual definition of open , or governments actively discussing how to regulate models, seemingly everyone has an opinion on what it means for AI models to be open.

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Hard Tech Companies, Then and Now

Y Combinator

Last month, Boom became the first independent company to develop a supersonic jet.  Here’s Boom’s XB-1 jet taking its maiden flight: It was a historic moment for humanity.  It was also an emotional moment for us at YC because we’ve been hoping this day would come since Blake was in the W16 batch, walking around with a plastic model of the plane he hoped to build.

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Fight for balance on your board!

Berkonomics

Picking up where we left off… In my last insight, I described the CEO who stacked the board with two friends, making a majority for control purposes and relegating the investor representatives to insignificance. There were no outside board members with industry experience, no members the CEO trusted with governance backgrounds, no scientists to evaluate the technology that is the core asset of the corporation.

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Your Fractional Finance and Accounting Team

Mighty Financial specializes in supporting the financial aspirations of small businesses and entrepreneurs. With our comprehensive bookkeeping and precise accounting expertise with decades of experience across diverse financial roles, our team offers tailor-made services ranging from essential bookkeeping to strategic fractional CFO support, catered specifically to the unique challenges of technology companies, startups, and SMEs.

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A  Rising Player Surfing the GPU Wave: How Inference.ai Plans to Become the “New AWS of the AI Era”

AsiaTechDaily

“The world we live in is built on NVIDIA GPUs,” NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang said in a recent media interview. Indeed, this is no exaggeration, as generative AI is sweeping the globe, led by OpenAI’s ChatGPT.

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Grand Challenges in Healthcare AI with Vijay Pande and Julie Yoo

Andreessen Horowitz

Vijay Pande, founding general partner, and Julie Yoo, general partner at a16z Bio + Health, come together to talk through the grand challenges facing healthcare AI today. The discussion covers the implications of AI integration in healthcare workflows, AI as a potential catalyst for value-based care, and the opportunity for innovation in clinical trials.

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Building AssetMule: Empowering Product Marketers and Bringing Sales Assets into the 21st Century

Jason Malki

I had the pleasure of interviewing Justin Dorfman, the Co-Founder and CEO of AssetMule , a SaaS product that product marketing and sales teams use to create personalized interactive sales assets. Prior to AssetMule, Justin spent 15 years building sales and product marketing practices at early stage and hypergrowth companies across the Cloud Computing, Influencer Marketing, and Crypto/Blockchain industries.

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Two SDAC Angel Investors weigh in on funding Startups: “Jockey or Horse?”

American Entrepreneurship

First-time entrepreneurs often have great business ideas that provoke their passion to start a business. Our guests, Stacy Pena and Brian Engleman, are Fund Managers for the San Diego Angel Conference and they will share their experience as to how angel investors view founding entrepreneurs and the business ideas they pitch for funding. Don’t miss this chance to gain insight into how to best position your startup to gain the support of investors.

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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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Japan’s Fintech Sensation: SmartPay Secures $7M From SMBC Venture Capital

AsiaTechDaily

Japanese fintech leader SmartPay has secured $7 million in a pre-Series A funding round, oversubscribed and led by SMBC Venture Capital. Other participants in the round include Japanese venture capital firm Angel Bridge, European venture capital firm Global Founders Capital, and American venture capital firm Matrix Partners.

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12 Angel Investor Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs

The Seraf Compass

I was speaking with Jim Connor of Sand Hill Angels in Silicon Valley and Catherine Mott of BlueTree Allied Angels in Pittsburgh and the subject of fundraising advice for first time entrepreneurs came up. I took the opportunity to jot down answers to twelve questions every fundraising entrepreneur should think through.

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Leading Diverse Teams

Mark MacLeod

Startups are an inherently creative exercise. We literally create a company out of nothing. From an idea to an initial product to, hopefully, a thriving company. There is no one way to do this. Otherwise, we would all be following […] The post Leading Diverse Teams appeared first on Mark MacLeod.

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Salto Aceleradora: empowering Black women entrepreneurs

Impact Hub

Salto Aceleradora: empowering Black women entrepreneurs The impactful journey of Salto Aceleradora, a programme dedicated to accelerating and supporting small businesses, particularly those led by Black women in Florianópolis and São Paulo. Impact Hub Network Global team Facebook Twitter LinkedIn WhatsApp Over 6 years ago, Salto Aceleradora emerged in the Florianópolis ecosystem with a mission to accelerate and support small businesses in the region.

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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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[Arcadia in PR Newswire] Arcadia raises $50M to accelerate product innovation and fuel continued growth

OurCrowd

Arcadia, a global utility data and community solar platform, today announced the close of a growth round. This financing will support the continued growth of the company’s market-leading community solar program, alongside product innovation leveraging AI to unlock new use cases built on the company’s trove of energy data. Read more here.

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Financial Modeling – Top Down or Bottom Up?

Gust

Yielding 10x growth or more, known as “hockey-stick growth,” remains the goal for many investors. But only one percent of startups become unicorns; in fact, most VC-backed companies don’t reach their expected rate of return. “That means 95% of founders—or more—are gonna have a bad time,” explains Rand Fishkin, the author of Lost and Founder, and co-founder of Moz and more recently of SparkToro.

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Welcome to the AI + a16z podcast

Andreessen Horowitz

The new AI + a16z podcast captures our thinking on AI across a broad swath of areas, from the infrastructure that powers today’s foundation models to how specific tools, like LLMs, are reshaping the hiring process. Looking forward, you can expect to hear about a list of topics that includes models, cybersecurity, and the emerging stack of tools for building and running generative models.

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Mosti Launches Single Window Initiative to Boost Malaysia’s Startup Scene

AsiaTechDaily

Mosti is set to introduce the Single Window Initiative, a program that helps Malaysia’s startup ecosystem by simplifying procedures and consolidating resources within a unified platform. Minister Chang Lih Kang recently highlighted the initiative’s goal to eliminate bureaucratic obstacles, streamline approval processes, and empower entrepreneurs to navigate the startup landscape more efficiently.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

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the best book ever written

Derek Sivers

I’ve asked my favorite musicians if, when they’re done writing a new song, they feel it’s the best song ever. All of them said yes. I’ve asked my favorite authors if, when they’re done writing a new book, they feel it was the best book ever. All of them said no. I don’t know why the two groups are so different. Do you? (Please post your thoughts, below, if so.

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24 Hours After a Grueling Session of Pickleball, He Invented Something That Makes Most People Better at the Addictive Sport

Entrepreneur - Entrepreneurs Category

Veloz founder, president and CEO Mitch Junkins discusses the creation process behind his revolutionary paddle and shares his advice for other inventors hoping to make an overhead smash in their industry.

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Scoping the Enterprise LLM Market

Andreessen Horowitz

Naveen Rao has been building artificial intelligence technologies and companies for more than a decade. He founded Nervana Systems (acquired by Intel) and MosaicML (acquired by Databricks), and now serves as vice president of generative AI at Databricks. From chips to models, there are few people with a better pulse on how enterprises are using AI. In this inaugural episode of the AI + a16z podcast, Rao joins a16z partner Matt Bornstein and a16z enterprise editor Derrick Harris to discuss where

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India’s Swiggy Prepares for IPO: Shifts to Public Limited Company Amidst Expansion Plans

AsiaTechDaily

Indian food delivery platform Swiggy has undergone a corporate transformation, transitioning from a private limited entity to a public limited company, according to reports. The company’s decision to change its status was formalized through filings with the Registrar of Companies (RoC), indicating a strategy ahead of its anticipated initial public offering (IPO) later this year.

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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