How Cloud Technology Enables Budding Entrepreneurs to Work Smarter

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There is no doubt that cloud technology continues to grow in popularity; we’re using it in our personal lives more than ever before, and businesses are adopting cloud infrastructure and applications to improve workplace collaboration, productivity and even security.

Enable bags $45M for B2B rebate management platform

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Enable , a startup developing a cloud-based software tool for business-to-business rebate management, announced Wednesday a $45 million Series B funding round. Its technology automates how distributors and manufacturers create, execute and track rebates.

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Healthcare startup Africa Health Holdings lands $18 million Series A funding to roll-out tech-enabled services

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Africa Health Holdings will expand by bringing its telemedicine technology to multiple countries. Individuals are able to enter micro-tech-enabled clinics, meet with doctors virtually, consult with nurses, and receive treatment and/or referrals for additional care at a reduced cost,” he said.

Ben Franklin Technology Partners Invests in 14 Tech Startups!   

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Fourteen companies located in central and northern PA recently received an investment from Ben Franklin Technology Partners that will allow them to further develop and commercialize new products, processes, or software applications.

Croatia’s Gideon Brothers raises $31M for its 3D vision-enabled autonomous warehouse robots

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Proving that Central and Eastern Europe remains a powerhouse of hardware engineering matched with software, Gideon Brothers (GB), a Zagreb, Croatia-based robotics and AI startup, has raised a $31 million Series A round led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), the venture and growth arm of Koch Industries Inc.,

Bzaar bags $4M to enable US retailers to source home, lifestyle products from India

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The new funding will enable the company to invest in marketing to get in front of buyers and invest on its technology to advance its cataloging feature so that goods pass through customs seamlessly. Small businesses in the U.S.

Ably raises $70 million for its developer platform that enables realtime features

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And yet, Ably thinks it has the best technology platform out there and can build a large, standalone realtime API-based startup. Ably is a Pub/Sub messaging platform that companies can use to develop realtime features in their products.

Nigerian fintech Appzone raises $10M for expansion and proprietary technology

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Typically , African financial institutions rely on using foreign technology solutions to solve their problems. One clear differentiator is that the company functions as an enabler (at payment rails and the core infrastructure) within banking and payments.

Ten-Nine Technologies Welcomes Chief Financial Officer

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TULSA – Ten-Nine Technologies ( [link] /) is pleased to announce that Carolyn Hauger has joined its growing team of chemists, engineers, management consultants, and laboratory testing partners. Ten-Nine Technologies is dedicated to developing new materials for new economies.

SIX PA STARTUPS RECEIVED AN INVESTMENT FROM BEN FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Every year, dozens of PA startups get their start with Ben Franklin Technology Partners. technology to mid-market producers across several manufacturing verticals. The technology improves the productivity of legacy equipment at a fraction of replacement cost.

GCUC Online: Enabling Technology Follow up

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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.

AgBiome lands $166M for safer crop protection technology

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His firm has an impact fund focused on the future of food and began investing in alternative proteins in 2016 before expanding that to delivery systems in agriculture technology, he said.

REEF Technology raises $700M from SoftBank and others to remake parking lots

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Even after the collapse of WeWork, the investors are doubling down on a similar business model as part of a syndicate investing $700 million into REEF Technology. These restaurants are, in some cases, taking advantage of the employees that REEF Technology has operating its network of kitchens.

Kenyan edtech startup Craydel raises $1 million to enhance its technology

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Kenyan edtech startup Craydel , a platform for comparing colleges, course options and tuition fees, has secured $1 million in a pre-seed round that will go toward improving its search and recommendation technology and enhancing its online resources. .

Barbershop technology startup theCut sharpens its platform with new $4.5M round

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TheCut , a technology platform designed to handle back-end operations for barbers, raised $4.5 The app also enables barbers, perhaps for the first time, to have a list of clients and keep notes and photos of hair styles, as well as track visits and spending.

Creating Jobs and Helping Grow the PA Economy: Ben Franklin Technology Partners Invests in 17 Tech Startups!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Seventeen companies located in central and northern PA recently received an investment from Ben Franklin Technology Partners that will allow them to further develop and commercialize new products, processes, or software applications.

Six More Tech-Startups Will Get “Their Start” With Ben Franklin Technology Partners!

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STATE COLLEGE, PA – Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern PA provides investment capital and business support services to tech-startups and small manufacturers located in our 32-county footprint.

Real-World Examples of Blockchain Technology Use in Business 

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While everyone has heard of bitcoin by now in some capacity, blockchain technology — the technology that powers bitcoin transactions – is just as powerful. . Plus, you can also consider if there is an opportunity to use these technologies in your business.

Allbirds flotation should help the market sort the value of tech-enabled IPOs

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Allbirds is a tech-enabled shoe company that raised a series of venture capital rounds since mid-2015, per Crunchbase data. That’s thanks to its status as a “tech-enabled company,” as opposed to a pure technology outfit.

[Arcadia in PR Newswire] Introducing Arc™ by Arcadia®: The technology platform accelerating the clean energy revolution

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Arc enables innovators in industries including electric vehicles, smart home devices, storage, and solar to create previously impossible energy experiences, resulting in a cleaner, smarter grid.

Popl tops $2.7M in sales for its technology that replaces business cards

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Packaged as either a phone sticker, keychain or wristband, Popl uses NFC technology to make sharing contact information as easy as using Apple Pay. million in sales for its digital business card technology. poplchallengue #newtech #technology #foryou #fyp #instant. ?

Real-World Examples of Blockchain Technology Use in Business 

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While everyone has heard of bitcoin by now in some capacity, blockchain technology — the technology that powers bitcoin transactions – is just as powerful. . Plus, you can also consider if there is an opportunity to use these technologies in your business.

Slintel grabs $4.2M seed to grow sales intelligence platform

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He says that every company leaves a technology footprint. 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.

[Innoviz in PR Newswire] Innoviz Technologies and Sensagrate Announce Partnership to Enable Smart City Applications

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The post [Innoviz in PR Newswire] Innoviz Technologies and Sensagrate Announce Partnership to Enable Smart City Applications 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

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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.

Great Startups Are Where Soul and Technology Meet

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Some entrepreneurs forget that they can’t use people the same way they use technology to build a startup. Inventors, for example, are skilled in manipulating technology, but may have little interest or experience engaging people to make an effective team. Unfortunately, startups are not one-man shows, so entrepreneurs need to study leadership as much as they study technology. Focusing on the technology doesn’t do it. Invested Interests entrepreneur soul technology

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

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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.

[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.

VCs eating our own dog food: Using technology and analytics to make better investments

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When I met my now-wife, I realized that any technology that can find me a spouse is a killer app. I’d argue that the same type of technologies that have revolutionized dating can revolutionize our industry. . In liquid markets, most of the calories expended on technology and analytics are focused on trade selection, or “ origination ”. I walk through below how progressive investors are using technology and analytics throughout all of their operations.

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

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Everyone with a motor impairment has different needs and capabilities, and there are a variety of assistive technologies that cater to many of these needs. Of the many frustrations of having a severe motor impairment, the difficulty of communicating must surely be among the worst.

Venture capitalists eating our own dog food: Using technology and analytics to make better investments

David Teten VC

When I met my now-wife, I realized that any technology that can find me a spouse is a killer app. I’d argue that the same type of technologies that have revolutionized dating can revolutionize our industry. . Earnest Research * and Drop Technologies * mine proprietary data sets (e.g.,

ACOUSTIC TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED BY PSU ENGINEERING GRADS IS MAKING SOME NOISE IN LOCAL BREWING COMPANY!

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Founded by three Penn State University engineering graduates, TZero Labs www.tzerolabs.com is a sensor technology and data-company that lets brew masters “ hear the beer ” as it ferments. With funding from Ben Franklin Technology Partners www.cnp.benfranklin.org , they’ve developed a cloud-based platform that accumulates data from acoustic sensors mounted on the brewing equipment that provide real-time fermentation condition data.

Personal experience leads PhotoniCare’s groundbreaking technology to detect ear infections

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That’s the back story on PhotoniCare, a young company that provides a ground-breaking imaging technology, called the TOMi Scope, which allows physicians, for the first time ever, to non-invasively. About eight years ago, PhotoniCare CEO and co-founder Ryan Shelton, a biomedical engineer by training and an Oklahoman from Perkins by birth, was pursuing post-doctoral research on a technology that used light to see through tissue. By Scott Meacham.

Investors bet that Sweetgreen will make sweet amounts of green

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From there, we’ll see if the company’s valuation squares up with what we’ve seen from other recent technology-enabled IPOs. Fundings & Exits Startups TC allbirds EC Newsletter IPO Rent the Runway Sweetgreen tech-enabled The Exchange

A Work-From-Home E-Book From Dell

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For most companies, work-from-home directives came almost overnight, with little time to address critical remote technology issues of scale, management, support, productivity, security and more. Learn how companies have benefited from Dell Technologies in this e-book.

The Right Software is Essential for Your Evolving Business

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Using software that allows for inventory management can enable the sales team and other personnel to assess and update the inventory, eliminate out-of-stock products, and plan the movement of extra inventory efficiently.

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

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Gauss and healthcare technology company, Ro, recently partnered to offer Gauss’s smartphone-powered, at-home COVID-19 rapid antigen test through Ro’s primary care platform. .