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What to make of Stripe’s possible $100B valuation


This is The TechCrunch Exchange, a newsletter that goes out on Saturdays, based on the column of the same name. You can sign up for the email here. Welcome to a special Thanksgiving edition of The Exchange. Today we will be brief. But not silent, as there is much to talk about.

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Alkami could become Oklahoma’s first ‘Unicorn’

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By Scott Meacham. In the venture capital industry, “unicorn” is a term used to describe a privately held startup company with a company valuation of over $1 billion.

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We Will Miss You Arnold

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I learned yesterday of the passing of Arnold Waldstein. Arnold was as regular a reader of this blog as there ever was or ever will be. His warmth is what I will remember most. He cared about people. Arnold was a born and bred NYer who went to Silicon Valley and built a career in marketing. He was an early employee at a number of well-known tech companies.


How You Turn Unprofessional Writing Into A 6-Figure Business At Any Age

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How Ryan Reynolds and Mint Mobile worked without becoming the joke


In the past decade, celebrity interest and investment in tech companies has significantly increased. But not all celebrity investments are created equally. Some investors, like Ashton Kutcher , have prioritized the VC pursuits. Some have invested casually without getting overly involved.

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Cyber Monday Starts Now! Shop Dell’s Cyber Week Savings Event


Ready for a tech upgrade? Achieve more each workday with exclusive member savings on powerful computers, top electronics and more. StartupNation Members can save an additional 5 percent to 10 percent on select Dell products during the Cyber Monday Savings Event, starting Sunday, Nov.

Tools to help your business grow — Entrepreneur’s Handbook 3,2,1 Dispatch

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Tools to help your business grow?—?Entrepreneur’s Entrepreneur’s Handbook 3,2,1 Dispatch Hello everyone, welcome to our ninth bi-monthly dispatch to help you better navigate your business or start a new one. This 3,2,1 houses our 3 most viewed articles, 2 of our personal favorites, and 1 of our oldies but goodies that resonated with a lot of readers.

Primer, the fintech helping merchants consolidate the payments stack, raises £14M Series A


Primer , the U.K. fintech that wants to help merchants consolidate their payments stack and easily support new payment methods in the future, has raised £14 million in Series A funding.

Brick And Mortar: Definition, Examples, & Challenges


Traditionally, when the world wasn’t civilised, businessmen used to scout for customers themselves. Later, when towns and cities developed, these businessmen started doing businesses in physical shops. Customers who desired the offering used to visit such shops to conduct trade face-to-face.

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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.

[NSLComm in Times of Israel] Israel’s mini-satellite startup offers big coverage at low cost


NSLComm’s jack-in-the-box antennas unfold in space, aiming to serve the half of the planet without internet access. Read more here. The post [NSLComm in Times of Israel] Israel’s mini-satellite startup offers big coverage at low cost appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

[OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved in Sky News] New startups to help ‘solve critical global challenges’


OurCrowd CEO Jonathan Medved says he is currently excited about a “ton on things” within the startup world as companies look to solve some of the critical global challenges. Read more here.