Why Peer-to-Peer Mentorship Is Essential for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Likewise, transmitting your experiences to others feels energizing. I’ve made monthly peer-mentoring sessions of 10 to 12 other entrepreneurs an integral part of my ongoing education. In no small part, the knowledge I’ve gleaned from my EO peers led me to my newest undertaking.

What Is Peer-To-Peer?

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The IT world witnesses two significant types of network architectures: the client server-network and the peer-to-peer network. Hence, peer-to-peer network architecture came into existence. What Is Peer-To-Peer Network?

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Peer-to-peer car-sharing company Turo files IPO to go public

TechCrunch

Peer-to-peer car-sharing startup Turo has released its filing to become a publicly traded company in the United States, a process the company began confidentially in August. million in 2020, a 6% growth from the previous year, according to the S-1.

Digital bank Umba raises $15M, plans to expand into three new African markets

TechCrunch

As the region continues to experience rapid growth in mobile usage and the corresponding growing young population, these fintechs think this is the right time to provide financial services to every market category, from the banked to the unbanked. million to date.

The gray revolution: Fundraising within the older adult space

TechCrunch

We see an emphasis on young founders (“40 Under 40”), innovative ideas and disruptive challenges to legacy brands, incumbent companies and “old” ways of thinking. Older adults have so much to offer. Lawrence Kosick. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

Lydia adds stock and crypto trading to its payment app

TechCrunch

French startup Lydia is entering a whole new category by adding trading to its financial super app later this year. Lydia users will be able to buy, hold and sell American and European shares, precious metals, cryptocurrencies and ETFs. After that, you have to send money.

Turo’s S-1 filing shows that unicorns can slingshot out of the pandemic

TechCrunch

Peer-to-peer car-sharing company Turo filed to go public last night. That Turo has filed to go public is not a surprise. From 2019 to 2020, Turo recorded slim revenue growth. million to $149.9 million worth of negative net income in 2019 to $97.1

Key Takeaways From Startup Grind Global

Entrepreneurs' Organization

After the Startup Grind Global conference, he took time to reflect on the lessons he learned from the many early-stage entrepreneurs he spoke with. EO is a peer-to-peer learning organization , so it made perfect sense to offer free mentoring sessions to conference attendees who wished to spend time with an entrepreneur. After 20 sessions, over two intense back-to-back days, I took away many lessons that I am excited to implement.

New capital positions luxury goods reseller Rebag for next round of innovation

TechCrunch

We profiled Rebag back in 2015, when its name included two “g’s,” (gotta love URL availability) and had raised $4 million in seed funding to go after incumbents like The RealReal. Online Designer Bag Reseller Rebagg Gains $4 Million In Seed Funding To Take On TheRealReal.

Car-sharing startup Turo has filed confidentially for an IPO

TechCrunch

Turo, the peer-to-peer car-sharing startup, has initiated the confidential process of filing for an initial public offering with the U.S. The number of shares to be offered in the IPO and the price range have not yet been determined, the company said in a statement.

Goldfinch raises $25M from a16z to power its DeFi lending protocol for borrowers in developing countries

TechCrunch

For all of the excitement pulsing through the so-called web3 space in the past year, most of the heartiest sums of investor dollars have seemed to find their way toward products touching users in the United States. How African refugees used bitcoin to build their own grassroots economy.

Looking to emulate Venmo, JoomPay preps a Euro launch for easy bill splitting and cash payments

TechCrunch

JoomPay , a startup with a similar product to PayPal-owned Venmo in the U.S., is set to launch in Europe shortly after being granted a Luxembourg Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license. The app allows people to send and receive money with anyone, instantly and for free.

Booming edtech M&A activity brings consolidation to a fragmented sector

TechCrunch

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force teachers, students and parents to adopt new technologies, edtech’s total addressable market has massively grown in the last several months. Content, to an extent, is commoditized.

Identiq, a privacy-friendly fraud prevention startup, secures $47M at Series A

TechCrunch

Fraud prevention is big business, which is slated to be worth $145 billion by 2026, ballooning by eightfold in size compared to 2018. Identiq takes a different, more privacy-friendly approach to fraud prevention, without having to share a customer’s data with a third-party.

Cabinet brings in $2.6M, designs software for executive assistants

TechCrunch

Executive assistants are the ultimate multitaskers and instead of relying on half a dozen apps to make their jobs easier, startup Cabinet is pulling all of that together into one software package designed for the 10 million-person administrative professional market.

With investors expecting a Latin American cryptocurrency boom, Mexico’s Bitso raises $62 million

TechCrunch

Six years after the launch of the Mexico-based cryptocurrency exchange and financial services platform Bitso , the company revealed it has closed on $62 million in financing to capitalize on the cryptocurrency boom investors expect to hit Latin America. .

Subspace Labs raises funding for a more scalable, sustainable blockchain

TechCrunch

As the crypto space has grown in popularity, some of the most popular blockchains have struggled to meet user demand. . are more scalable than their older counterparts, they still make security and decentralization tradeoffs inherent to the proof-of-stake system.

Using data-driven techniques to beat the Great Resignation

TechCrunch

Throughout the pandemic, people had the space and time to consider what really matters to them, and to ask the big questions such as “Am I happy?”. Clearly, many workers are looking for ways to better manage family and work responsibilities. Meisha-ann Martin. Contributor.

Blockchain startup Propy plans first-ever auction of a real apartment as a collectible NFT

TechCrunch

We previously wrote about Propy using blockchain technology to smooth real-world real estate sales by introducing the concept of smart contracts. Propy was the first blockchain startup to make that work. And, by golly, they are going to try. And so I think that has to happen.

End-to-end moving startup Updater buys on-demand moving startup Dolly

TechCrunch

Moving services giant Updater is bringing on the team from Dolly as the New York company looks to expand its scope of offerings with the acquisition of the on-demand startup known for helping consumers execute small-scale moves. according to their website.

Anthony Levandowski’s latest moonshot is a peer-to-peer telecom network powered by cryptocurrency

TechCrunch

The peer-to-peer open source wireless network called Pollen Mobile will incentivize its users with cryptocurrency to run their own mini cell towers and build out the network’s coverage in the Bay Area where the service is initially launching.

Top Four Survival Tips for Small Business Owners

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Every day—perhaps every hour—you feel forced to reset your expectations, your goals and your strategy. Entrepreneurs jump in to offer solutions.”. Before you tackle the problems at hand, take time to reflect on your core purpose. Encourage your clients to post online reviews.

#NewYearGoals2018: Harness the Power of Accountability

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Octane’s #NewYearGoals2018 series is focused on tackling small, attainable goals to realizing big results. Want to increase the likelihood of achieving your goals? The Four As of Accountability.

[Superpedestrian in GlobeNewswire] Superpedestrian and Cities Today release roadmap for helping e-scooters and public transit work better together to reduce car trips

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The post [Superpedestrian in GlobeNewswire] Superpedestrian and Cities Today release roadmap for helping e-scooters and public transit work better together to reduce car trips appeared first on OurCrowd Blog. CAMBRIDGE, Mass.,

Enlist collaborators. Everyone is invited. Fireside Chat 3

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Social Venturers is launching a series of Fireside Chats to discuss what makes ecosystem builders effective. Every two weeks from September 10th until December 3rd, they are hosting peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions and you are invited! #3

Chipper Cash gets $2B valuation with $150M extension round led by FTX

TechCrunch

The company’s total Series C stands at $250 million but its total funding to date is over $305 million. Serunjogi founded Chipper Cash with Maijid Moujaled in 2018 to offer a no-fee peer-to-peer cross-border payment service in Africa via its app.

3 key ingredients for successful remote work

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The global coronavirus pandemic has forced a widespread shift to remote work. Around the world, parents struggle to find a quiet space to work, professionals battle with technology, and employers assess the safest way forward. . Keep them to 20 or less.

4 Ways to Boost Employee Appreciation and Create a Stronger Company Culture

StartupNation

While years of service is not a bad way to recognize and demonstrate employee appreciation, 58% of employees believe receiving recognition from leaders would improve their engagement. One way to demonstrate recognition is through public acknowledgement.

Live the Values. Fireside Chat 4

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Social Venturers is launching a series of Fireside Chats to discuss what makes ecosystem builders effective. Every two weeks from September 10th until December 3rd, they are hosting peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions and you are invited! #4

Indonesian investment platform FUNDtastic lands $7.7 million Series A

TechCrunch

Despite the market impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, retail investing is increasing in Indonesia , especially among people aged 18 to 30. million Series A to tap into that demand, with plans to launch new products for retail investors, reports DealStreetAsia.

Foster Inclusive Conversations. Fireside Chat 2

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Social Venturers is launching a series of Fireside Chats to discuss what makes ecosystem builders effective. Every two weeks from September 10th until December 3rd, they are hosting peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions and you are invited! #2

5 Types of Investors for Startups

StartupNation

“The most meaningful way to succeed is to help others succeed.”. It is imperative for budding entrepreneurs to take the time to learn about the types of investors available and how to use best practices when approaching them for funds. Peer-to-peer lenders.

3 Reasons to embark on the EO Path of Leadership

Entrepreneurs' Organization

I joined Entrepreneurs’ Organization four years ago, unsure what to expect. I’ve also had the opportunity to hear from and speak to major business thinkers, including Jim Kwik, Peter Diamandis, Brene Brown , Simon Sinek and Warren Rustand.

Atma wants to make job hunting in Indonesia easier

TechCrunch

Atma , an Indonesian startup that wants to make job hunting less painful, announced today it has raised $5 million in pre-seed funding led by AC Ventures, with participation from Global Founders Capital. Atma says up to over 100 million people in Indonesia fit into this category.

Business Entity Types Affect Financing Options

StartupNation

One of the most important decisions you’ll have to make for your new business is to determine a business entity type. One of the most important things that your businesses entity type will impact is the financing options available to you.