Contact Tracing and Technology Conference

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

As I wrote about a few weeks ago , I am excited about the possibility that technology, particularly mobile computing technology, can supplement the work of manual contact tracing to keep us all safer until a permanent solution is found to this pandemic. The organizations behind this series of online events are The COVID Tech Task Force, Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center, NYU’s Alliance for Public Interest Technology, TechCrunch, Betaworks Studios, and Hangar.

advancing neurosurgical technology: q&a with Casey Grage of Hubly

Venture Well

For Casey Grage of neurosurgical technology innovators, Hubly, entrepreneurship has taught her to master the art of difficult conversations and strategically identify skills gaps on the team.


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Knife to a Gunfight - Startup Technology & IP

The Seraf Compass

But you have to look beyond the prototype, ignore the flashy product demo, and really dig into the technology before you write that check We all love toys, new ideas, shiny new baubles. Part of the fun of investing in early stage companies relates to the joy we get in trying out new products or imagining how the world will be a better place when a new medical device comes to market.

The Life-Saving Impact of Designing for Diversity

Venture Well

Designing for diversity includes factors such as gender, ethnicity, economic status, and age, all of which can dramatically impact how individuals respond to biomedical technologies, treatments, and therapies.

The Recruiting Crossword Puzzle

Test your recruiter-brain with this crossword puzzle, which reveals the best ways to move forward in your efforts with every answer!

Ten-Nine Technologies

Innovation 2 Enterprise

About Ten-Nine Tech Ten-Nine Technologies is dedicated to developing new materials for new economies. In 2017, Ten-Nine Technologies announced a world-first achievement of fossil-fuel level energy density in a battery material.

Addressing the Gaps: Auckland University of Technology // Auckland, New Zealand


Sabrina Nagel is the CO.STARTERS Program Director (or “Dot Connector,” as she is reverently called by her colleagues) at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). The post Addressing the Gaps: Auckland University of Technology // Auckland, New Zealand appeared first on CO.STARTERS®. “There is a gap in Auckland that we are trying to fill.” .

Register for StartupNation’s Live Webinar with Dell Technologies, Be Entered to Win a Dell XPS 13 Laptop


Join StartupNation, Dell Technologies and Microsoft for a free LIVE webinar and Q&A on modern workplace solutions and collaboration technologies on Wednesday, Feb. Key webinar takeaways: Modern workplace solutions and collaboration technologies.

Interview with Captain Steve Lauver, Director of Technology Accelerators, AFWERX


Captain Steve Lauver is the Director of Technology Accelerators for AFWERX, a program that seeks to foster innovation within the US Air Force. This interview originally appeared in a report from Innovation Leader , sponsored by Techstars, “Startup Engagement: Best Practices for Large Organizations.” ” Read the complete report here. .

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) – Definition, Roles, & Responsibilities


One of the members of this C-suite is the chief technology officer (CTO) who handles all the technical priorities of the company. He is responsible for the technology infrastructure of the organisation and makes sure to fulfil the short term and long term technology needs of the organisation.

Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

protecting our oceans with AI technology: q&a with Saakib Akbany of Remora

Venture Well

Saakib Akbany of E-Team, Remora, developed an autonomous marine drone that uses AI technology to collect floating garbage from ports to address ocean pollution. The post protecting our oceans with AI technology: q&a with Saakib Akbany of Remora appeared first on VentureWell.

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


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.

The technology selloff is getting to be somewhat material


Tech stocks are getting hammered today, with previously high-flying shares of software companies taking even more damage. For a sector that has enjoyed a year in the sun , recent trading sessions have punctured a period of market adoration.

Nine More PA Companies Just Received Funding from Ben Franklin Technology Partners!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

At the September 2020 Board of Director’s meeting, nine additional companies were approved to receive an investment from Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern PA and were added to the program’s portfolio of funded clients. Horizon Technology, located in St.

3 Mistakes Organizations Make While Developing ABM Programs

While B2B research suggests organizations are thriving through successful ABM programs, getting just one campaign off the ground is more difficult than it seems. From building an account universe to understanding to orchestrating sales and marketing alignment around touchpoint and messaging, there are a number of variables to consider before launching a program.

how technology transfer offices can close the gender engagement gap

Venture Well

As more technology transfer offices work to close the gender engagement gap, we outline some best practices to help administrators enhance their efforts. The post how technology transfer offices can close the gender engagement gap appeared first on VentureWell. Inclusive entrepreneurship open 2020 STEM


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. Using the company’s technology, retailers can effectively enforce return policies, efficiently manage the return process, and improve the bottom line.

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.

Juniper Networks acquires Boston-area AI SD-WAN startup 128 Technology for $450M


Today Juniper Networks announced it was acquiring smart wide area networking startup 128 Technology for $450 million. With 128 Technology, the company gets more AI SD-WAN technology. 128 Technologies was founded in 2014 and raised over $97 million, according to Crunchbase data. In addition to the $450 million, Juniper has asked 128 Technology to issue retention stock bonuses to encourage the startup’s employees to stay on during the transition to the new owners.

Five Essential Pieces of a Prospecting Solution

As organizations chase new revenue targets, B2B sales leaders must examine cutting edge prospecting solutions that proactively help reps identify, connect with, and close qualified buyers faster. This eBook aims to help B2B sales leaders better understand the five essential features your prospecting solution must include.

Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal

Both Sides of the Table

Back in 2006/07 when I sold my company and then worked at there were very few options in SF for technology folk to build their careers at big, growing companies. Technology innovation doesn’t occur in a vacuum. And sci-fi writers are but one example of the way society impacts technology. And it is one of the reasons that NYC is developing a vibrant technology community.

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: StartupNation, Dell Technologies and Microsoft Offer Free Webinar to Help Small Business (Episode 179)


” – Megan Shadle, Dell Technologies. The post WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: StartupNation, Dell Technologies and Microsoft Offer Free Webinar to Help Small Business (Episode 179) appeared first on StartupNation.

Persistence is the key to this YLAI Fellow’s success in the technology industry in Bolivia

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

I am most passionate about finding new ways to discover how technology can help people. Technology has the power to change people’s lives, and by determining how to effectively utilize it, I can help facilitate people bettering their lives. My two companies Kumi Solutions (a division of Zékiri ) and Panal Fresh are both focused on providing ways to utilize technology to better people’s lives. By Jewelle Saunders.

At Ten-Nine Technologies, lessons learned from both science, entrepreneurship

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Paige Johnson, founder and CEO of Tulsa-based Ten-Nine Technologies, is a noted research chemist, nanotechnology inventor, and entrepreneur who comfortably wears both hats — science and entrepreneurship. Johnson invented the technology for a new class of non-toxic nanomaterials with energy equivalence to fossil fuels. The technology (with four approved and another 15 filed patents pending) was validated by two independent sources. By Scott Meacham.

How Many Technologies Can a Company Adopt at Once?

Tomasz Tunguz

How many technologies can a company adopt at once, successfully? How quickly an IT team can train people, onboard them, and make them successful with all the different technologies procured by a central unit. The second answer is that the company can absorb an infinite number of technologies - if it flips the model. Instead of IT managing change, each employee learns the technologies they need at their own pace. An IT executive recently asked me this question.

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: LogMeIn Study on Remote Work Technologies (Episode 181)


What technologies should we focus on to keep us connected, secure and productive? The post WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: LogMeIn Study on Remote Work Technologies (Episode 181) appeared first on StartupNation.

3 Ways Technology Companies Can Serve Small Businesses

Smart Hustle Magazine

Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are the primary source of jobs and innovation in both the US and abroad today, yet they are consistently underserved by technology companies. And increasingly, SMBs are proactively searching for technology solutions that will help them: Adapt to changing business models. With an understanding of the SMB segment and a genuine approach to solving problems and delivering value, technology companies can gain traction in a whole new market segment.

Stillwater’s HostBridge Technology bridges gap between legacy mainframes, emerging mobile technologies

Innovation 2 Enterprise

STILLWATER – Don’t look for a sign in downtown Stillwater advertising the presence of HostBridge Technology, which has maintained its headquarters just off Main Street for two decades. Founded by Russell Teubner in 2000, HostBridge Technology occupies a historic building along E. Stillwater is where we live and work,” Teubner told me and a colleague from the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST) when we visited the HostBridge HQ in early January.

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

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

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. Also located in Erie, PA, Olympia Technologies , created Hippoh, a crowdsourcing happy hour app, that helps users discover local events by hosting in-app promotions related to the food and beverage industry.

Technology Trends: 10 Areas of Innovation to Watch for 2012

This is going to be BIG.

Election years tend to be good for technology diffusion. Well designed services can be built more and more easily using off the shelf technology and outsourced development--if you know what you're building and why right off the bat--at least to start off with anyway. Tweet. One of the best things any investor can do is to pull back from the day to day of getting pitches and think about high level trends. What areas are going to change? What areas need to be disrupted?

A Theory of History and Society: Technology, Constraints and Measurement (TCM)


In my book World After Capital , I propose a theory of history in which technology changes the binding constraint for humanity. With that set of technologies (planting, irrigation, domestication of animals, etc.), Then only a couple hundred years ago a series of new technologies (steam, electricity, chemistry, mining, etc.) I have been happy with this characterization of the role of technology in human affairs.

VCs 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. . 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.

Three Big Ideas on Technology Innovation Cycles

Tomasz Tunguz

Recently, New York seed investor Jerry Neumann spoke on the show and talked about three key ideas on the technology innovation cycle. First, he discussed reading Carlota Perez Technological Surge Cycle. The key idea is each technology cycle lasts 70 years, and is broken into two phases installation and deployment. During the deployment phase, new technology advances diffuse through the world and change people’s lives.

How This Founder Wants to Apply Her Technology to Help Save the Planet’s Resources

Both Sides of the Table

How This Founder Wants to Apply Her Technology to Help Save the Planet’s Resources was originally published in Both Sides of the Table on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. There are so many moments from the Upfront Summit that I want to share with you?—?it it just takes time to watch through all the videos, do write ups and still do my day job.

Some Quick Thoughts on Exits for Technology Startups

Both Sides of the Table

Later today I’m presenting at the annual Rincon Ventures Summit in Santa Barbara. Startup Exits: A Primer from msuster. I thought you might like to see an advance copy of what I’m going to cover. I speak privately a lot about getting an exit at a startup. I haven’t spoken publicly about it much but since Rincon asked – I agreed.

New Year, New Dell Technology for Starting a Business


StartupNation members can save an extra 5% to 10% off Dell-branded solutions during the New Year, New Technology sale, running Jan. Dell’s New Year, New Technology sale runs Jan. The post New Year, New Dell Technology for Starting a Business appeared first on StartupNation.