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Happy 4th of July: Think Independently!


Every 4th of July I like to reflect on what it means to be independent. Today I wrote nearly an entire post on production independence, starting with energy independence. But I have decided to post that another day because there is a different type of independence that I have decided is more important at this particular moment in time: independent thinking.

How Do Digital Payments & Cryptoassets Benefit Small Businesses?


Small businesses are the backbone of any economy. They are. Read more. The post How Do Digital Payments & Cryptoassets Benefit Small Businesses? appeared first on Feedough. Featured


The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

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Remove that ‘exit strategy’ slide from your pitch deck


A lot of pitch decks I review have a slide that really shouldn’t be there: the exit strategy slide.

Equity crowdfunding appears immune to market volatility, on track for its best year yet


Equity crowdfunding — or community raises, as the fundraising platforms involved prefer to call it — has grown steadily over the last few years.

4 climate tech investors sound off on Supreme Court’s EPA ruling


This week’s Supreme Court decision to curtail the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions may not have been unexpected, but it was still a bombshell.

MarketWolf is a trading-first platform for new investors


Live in India, Singapore-based MarketWolf has plans to introduce stock trading to first-time investors in more markets. The platform announced today it has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Singaporean venture capital firm Jungle Ventures and Mumbai-based Dream Capital.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Tracking Klarna’s plunging valuation


Welcome to The Interchange! If you received this in your inbox, thank you for signing up and your vote of confidence. If you’re reading this as a post on our site, sign up here so you can receive it directly in the future. Every week, I’ll take a look at the hottest fintech news of the previous week.

PINA offers wealth management for Indonesia’s growing middle- to upper-class


Indonesian wealth management app PINA’s founding team. While many of Indonesia’s investment apps are focused on hooking first-time investors with low fees and starting deposits, PINA is targeting the middle-to-upper classes with wealth management services. The app announced today that it has raised $3 million in seed funding from AC Ventures, Vibe.VC and Y Combinator, with participation from XA Network.

UK’s Oxford Quantum Circuits snaps up $47M for quantum-computing-as-a-service


Quantum computing has been making quantum leaps of progress in the last several years — going from theoretical concept to multiple testing environments, to help organizations prep for a time when quantum computers, and their unparalleled processing power, become a scaled reality.

FTX policy exec says its ‘priorities have not changed’ amid market madness


As the crypto markets continue to trend downward, the world’s second-largest crypto exchange, FTX, remains undeterred. “Our priorities have not changed,” Mark Wetjen, head of policy and regulatory strategy at FTX, told TechCrunch.

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Without a clear ask, your pitch deck is useless


You’ve brushed off your Keynote skills, you’re giddy that you’re finally going to be able to start paying yourself a living wage, and you are excited to start pitching your startup’s next round of funding to your investors.

Notch will sell you insurance in case your Instagram gets hacked


Getting hacked sucks. It’s even worse if you’re a digital creator whose social media accounts literally pay your bills.

Pina Earth gets seed backing to grow sustainable forestry carbon credits


YC-backed climate tech startup, Pina Earth , has closed a $2.5 million seed round of funding a year after being founded and a few months since it presented at the accelerator’s Winter 2022 Demo Day in March.


Onomondo secures cash to expand its wireless network for IoT devices


Onomondo , a startup offering a dedicated wireless network for internet of things (IoT) devices, today announced that it raised $21 million in a funding round led by Verdane with participation from Maersk Growth, People Ventures, and The Danish Growth Fund.


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McEasy is digitizing Indonesia’s logistics, transportation and supply chain industries


In Indonesia, many logistics providers still use old-fashioned systems to track their operations and fleets, including pen-and-paper ledgers. McEasy wants to change that. The startup, which develops software-as-a-service solutions for the logistics and supply chain industry, has raised $6.5


Just how wrong were those 2021 valuations?


Happy Monday. It’s Independence Day here in the United States, which means that much of TechCrunch is on holiday. But as last week came to a close, several important pieces of data dropped that are worth our consideration. Let’s not let that opportunity pass, day off or not.

Juragan Material is simplifying Indonesia’s complicated construction supply chain


Indonesia’s construction industry is large and growing quickly , but a lot of supply procurement is still done the old-fashioned way, through phone calls and text messages. Juragan Material wants to make things easier with a B2B marketplace for building materials from curated suppliers.

[Ravin in the Jerusalem Post] Challenges in used vehicle market are opportunities for new AI-powered tech – opinion


Using advanced AI, car owners who are concerned that renters might damage their vehicles could use apps to better discern whom to rent to — and whom to avoid. Read more here.

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

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[Superpedestrian in Nottinghamshire Live] Man whizzing to help blind wife in Eastwood with free e-scooter rides


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