Zego, the tech-enabled commercial motor insurer, raises $150M at $1.1B valuation

TechCrunch

Zego , the insurtech that got its start by offering flexible motorbike insurance for gig economy workers but has since expanded with a range of tech-enabled commercial motor insurance products, has raised $150 million.

She Breaks Barriers: Enabling an Equal World for Girls in Sport

Impact Hub

We could not agree more with the International Women’s Day 2020 campaign theme for this year’s celebrations of female achievement: “An equal world is an enabled world.”. The post She Breaks Barriers: Enabling an Equal World for Girls in Sport appeared first on Impact Hub.

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[Celeno in PR Newswire] Celeno and Realtek Debut a Joint Solution for Wi-Fi 6/6E Enabled Fiber Gateways

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The post [Celeno in PR Newswire] Celeno and Realtek Debut a Joint Solution for Wi-Fi 6/6E Enabled Fiber Gateways appeared first on OurCrowd Blog. RA’ANANA, Israel, Jan.

[NanoLock in AIthority] OPTAGE And NanoLock To Enable Nationwide IoT Security In Japan

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The post [NanoLock in AIthority] OPTAGE And NanoLock To Enable Nationwide IoT Security In Japan appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

[NanoLock in Total Telecom] OPTAGE and NanoLock to Enable Nationwide IoT Security in Japan

OurCrowd

The post [NanoLock in Total Telecom] OPTAGE and NanoLock to Enable Nationwide IoT Security in Japan appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

BigCommerce Enables Small Business Owners to Sell Online Quickly and Easily 

Smart Hustle Magazine

BigCommerce enables you to implement a simple, single-page checkout to improve conversions. . The post BigCommerce Enables Small Business Owners to Sell Online Quickly and Easily appeared first on SmartHustle.com.

How Will I Enable Greatness Today?

Tomasz Tunguz

Practically speaking this means deploying small teams on projects and constraining meeting sizes; empowering/trusting these small teams to make bold strides; hiring well; providing clear direction and honest feedback - ultimately enabling faster iteration cycles for better results. It’s about waking up in the morning and asking, “How will I enable greatness today In the summer of 2008, a crisis evolved on my team at Google: social networks had grown exponentially.

Pricing for SaaS Enabled Marketplaces - When to Go Free

Tomasz Tunguz

SaaS Enabled Marketplaces employ elegant business models. They are verticalized SaaS companies that manage a marketplace to create winner-take-all market dynamics. SEMs can generate revenue in four ways: charge the buyer and/or supplier a software fee & charge the buyer and/or supplier a marketplace fee. In addition, a startup must determine what rake to charge.

Cognixion’s brain-monitoring headset enables fluid communication for people with severe disabilities

TechCrunch

Of the many frustrations of having a severe motor impairment, the difficulty of communicating must surely be among the worst.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

GCUC Online: Enabling Technology Follow up

GCUC

The post GCUC Online: Enabling Technology Follow up appeared first on GCUC Community. As promised we gathered up the unanswered questions from our GCUC online event on the 21st and tracked down the answers for you. Below.

Slintel grabs $4.2M seed to grow sales intelligence platform

TechCrunch

Cloud Enterprise Funding Recent Funding Startups TC Accel sales enablement SlintelAs the pandemic rages on, companies are looking for an edge when it comes to sales. Having the right data about the customers most likely to convert can be a huge boost right now. Slintel , an early-stage startup building a sales intelligence tool, announced a $4.2 million seed round today. The investment was led by Accel with help from Sequoia Capital India and existing investor Stellaris Venture Partners.

[DailyPay in AiThority] DailyPay Continues to Innovate Its Gold Standard, Industry-Leading Platform With a New Rewards Solution Enabling on-the-Spot Payments

OurCrowd

The post [DailyPay in AiThority] DailyPay Continues to Innovate Its Gold Standard, Industry-Leading Platform With a New Rewards Solution Enabling on-the-Spot Payments appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

[Bizzabo in Yahoo Finance] Bizzabo Joins Adobe Exchange Partner Program To Enable Marketers To Run and Measure Virtual and Hybrid Events

OurCrowd

This collaboration brings together the unique positioning of both technologies and further strengthens Bizzabo’s mission of enabling B2B marketers to manage, measure and grow professional events across the globe in any format — virtual, in-person or hybrid. NEW YORK, Feb.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

[Tovala in Forbes] The Peloton Of Home Cooking? Amid Pandemic Growth, Tech-Enabled Meal Kit Company Tovala Lands $30M Series C

OurCrowd

In food, there are few companies that parallel Peloton’s offering, combining an all-in-one tech-enabled experience with premium content and aspirational partnerships, all in the comforts of home.

[C2A Security in PR Newswire] C2A Security Enables Cyber-secured Next Generation Vehicles With Overarching Solution for Ethernet Networks

OurCrowd

The post [C2A Security in PR Newswire] C2A Security Enables Cyber-secured Next Generation Vehicles With Overarching Solution for Ethernet Networks appeared first on OurCrowd.

[Clinch in Yahoo Finance] Adelphic Inks First-to-Market Integration with Clinch Enabling New Shoppable Video Ad Solutions For Brands As Ecommerce Sales Rise

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The post [Clinch in Yahoo Finance] Adelphic Inks First-to-Market Integration with Clinch Enabling New Shoppable Video Ad Solutions For Brands As Ecommerce Sales Rise appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

How Great Unit Economics Enables Startups to Weather the Storm - The Story of WebEx

Tomasz Tunguz

In the late 90s, one company changed its name five times before they settled on one which today is a well-known brand. The business started as Silver Computing in 1995, then Stellar Computing in June 1997. Six months later, the company would rebrand as next ActiveTouch Systems, then six months later to ActiveTouch Inc., and finally, six months before IPO to WebEx. WebEx went public in June 2000 with $8.3M in revenue over the previous twelve months.

[Airobotics in SUAS News] Airobotics’ drones enable quick emergency response

OurCrowd

The startup enables companies and governments to run automatic missions for emergency response, monitoring, inspecting, and securing large industrial facilities and other strategic sites such as mines, oil & gas companies, and seaports.

[Freightos in PR Newswire] Veem and Freightos Announce Partnership To Enable More Secure Global Sourcing for Small Businesses

OurCrowd

The post [Freightos in PR Newswire] Veem and Freightos Announce Partnership To Enable More Secure Global Sourcing for Small Businesses appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

[RO in HIT Infrastructure] Gauss Expands Access to Smartphone-Enabled, At-Home COVID-19 Test

OurCrowd

The post [RO in HIT Infrastructure] Gauss Expands Access to Smartphone-Enabled, At-Home COVID-19 Test appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

[DailyPay in TechBullion] DailyPay’s Amanda Romeo Recognized By Sales Enablement PRO For “Initiative of the Year” – Onboarding

OurCrowd

24, 2021 – Sales Enablement Pro, a leading information source in the sales enablement field, has bestowed DailyPay’s Amanda Romeo with the prestigious recognition of “Initiative of the Year” – Onboarding as part of the annual Sales Enablement PRO Awards. NEW YORK, Feb.

[Ordergroove in BusinessWire] Ordergroove’s New Automated Magento Commerce Extension Enables Brands to Easily Launch Subscriptions

OurCrowd

The post [Ordergroove in BusinessWire] Ordergroove’s New Automated Magento Commerce Extension Enables Brands to Easily Launch Subscriptions appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

Data Network Effects in SaaS Enabled Marketplaces

Tomasz Tunguz

SaaS Enabled Marketplaces benefit from a unique advantage in their go-to-market. This data enables the marketplace to amass census scale data on supplier performance, granular to the type of service rendered. They have a panoptic view of their market place, which over time provides them an unassailable competitive advantage. SEMs provide software to suppliers and consumers, and then make a market between them. The first SEMs flourished in advertising.

[Celeno in Yahoo Finance] Orange Labs to Research AI Innovation Over Celeno Wi-Fi Doppler Imaging Platform to Enable New Smart Home Applications

OurCrowd

The post [Celeno in Yahoo Finance] Orange Labs to Research AI Innovation Over Celeno Wi-Fi Doppler Imaging Platform to Enable New Smart Home Applications appeared first on OurCrowd. Celeno, a leading provider of smart, innovative Wi-Fi solutions, announced today that Orange Labs will engage in researching AI classifiers for human postures, behaviors and events to increase contextual interpretation of situations in the home. Read more here.

The 3 Ways Culture Enables Startups to Scale

Tomasz Tunguz

Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars. While culture may seem an ambiguous and fuzzy concept, strong cultures are the best way for leaders to manage their companies throughout their evolution. One founder/CEO described his company’s rapid growth to several hundred employees in just a few years this way. First, I was one of a few founders. As we grew, I became a manager of people.

[CropX in Amazon Web Services] CropX Runs Soil Sensor Application on AWS to Help Global Farmers Enable Sustainability 2020

OurCrowd

The post [CropX in Amazon Web Services] CropX Runs Soil Sensor Application on AWS to Help Global Farmers Enable Sustainability 2020 appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

[Signals Analytics in Newswire] Signals Analytics Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for Enabling Transformative Business Decisions with its Novel Analytical Platform

OurCrowd

The post [Signals Analytics in Newswire] Signals Analytics Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for Enabling Transformative Business Decisions with its Novel Analytical Platform appeared first on OurCrowd.

[Varo Money in Crowdfund Insider] US Consumer Fintech Varo Money Aims to Enable Financial Inclusion, According to Chief Risk Officer Philippa Girling

OurCrowd

The post [Varo Money in Crowdfund Insider] US Consumer Fintech Varo Money Aims to Enable Financial Inclusion, According to Chief Risk Officer Philippa Girling appeared first on OurCrowd Blog. Varo Money, Inc. ,

Anticipatory Computing: The Next Big Thing Is Enabling Laziness

Tomasz Tunguz

Control4’s IPO last week and Nest’s massive success mark the beginning of mainstream, useful connected devices. In the decade to come, the most successful will be united by one common characteristic. They will anticipate our needs and make us lazier. Living is hard work. So many things to remember, like buying milk on the way home tonight. Plenty of software has been written to help us manage our daily torrent of to dos. In fact, there is a fine app for Remembering the Milk. But it has one flaw.

[Signals Analytics in PR Newswire] Signals Analytics Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for Enabling Transformative Business Decisions with its Novel Analytical Platform

OurCrowd

The post [Signals Analytics in PR Newswire] Signals Analytics Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for Enabling Transformative Business Decisions with its Novel Analytical Platform appeared first on OurCrowd.

Free SaaS Enabled Marketplaces - A Novel Go-To-Market for Software Startups

Tomasz Tunguz

Today, we’re seeing a new segment of the SaaS ecosystem move to free - the SaaS Enabled Marketplace (SEM). SaaS Enabled Marketplaces, like Contently, charge for both software (content management tools) and access to a market place (of content producers). The free SaaS enabled market places (FSEM), of which Zenefits is the most prominent, also build software and provide access to a market place. Traditional software was initially sold by perpetual license.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Forbes] Virgin Hyperloop Is Designing Travel That Will Enable You To Work From Anywhere

OurCrowd

The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in Forbes] Virgin Hyperloop Is Designing Travel That Will Enable You To Work From Anywhere appeared first on OurCrowd. This is the future of travel being reimagined by Virgin Hyperloop One, a startup founded by serial investor Shervin Pishevar and space engineers Josh Giegel from Virgin Galactic and Brogan BamBrogan from SpaceX. In 2014, the trio set out to build faster, cheaper, and greener transportation based on Elon Musk’s seminal Hyperloop white paper.

[Zebra in Business Wire] Zebra Medical Vision’s Solutions Now Available on Philips IntelliSpace AI Workflow Suite, Enabling More AI Capabilities for Radiologists

OurCrowd

The post [Zebra in Business Wire] Zebra Medical Vision’s Solutions Now Available on Philips IntelliSpace AI Workflow Suite, Enabling More AI Capabilities for Radiologists appeared first on OurCrowd.

Hospitality Tech as a Service

500

As sector agnostic investors, we get a first-hand look at tech-enabled startups across a number of different verticals. One which you may not have heard much about is HTaaS — or Hospitality Tech as a Service.