1. Articles in category: Venture Capital

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    1. 5 Ways to Help Employees Keep Up with Digital Transformation

      5 Ways to Help Employees Keep Up with Digital Transformation

      The consumer products landscape is in the midst of a significant digital shake up. Success of these new ideas and approaches depends on the abilities, skills, and mindset of the company’s workforce. Work with leading consumer products companies around the world shows that there are clear practices and investments that drive a greater chance of success in organizing a workforce around the expectations and needs of the connected consumer: 1) Commit from the top, 2) Give employees direct access to consumers, 3) Help employees embrace agility, 4) Invest in “Employee Experience Design”, 5) Invest in lifelong learning. The consumer ...

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      Mentions: Asia Paris Digital
    2. 5 emerging female VCs you should know about

      5 emerging female VCs you should know about

      According to a report conducted by TechCrunch, only 7 percent of partners at top VC firms are women. While there is an apparent gender divide amongst male and female VCs, a new study shows that women are better investors than men. The big investment firm Fidelity found that female investors outperformed men by 0.4 percent in the past year. The firm also discovered that female investors outdid men last year when generating a return on their investments.

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    3. Show Me the Money! Best Practices for Raising Capital for Your Startup

      Show Me the Money! Best Practices for Raising Capital for Your Startup

      Raising capital for your start-up is one of the most difficult yet most important parts of being an entrepreneur . While not every entrepreneur will be in need of investors, every startup looking to raise money will need them -- whether that means ...

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    4. How These Female Engineers Reinvented The Bra

      How These Female Engineers Reinvented The Bra

      Nearly every style she owned–hundreds of dollars’ worth in her drawers–featured medieval underwires that dug into her ribcage and constricting straps that irritated her shoulders. “As I started talking to other women, I realized I was not the only one,” says McKeen, 37, the founder and CEO of Evelyn & Bobbie. “We are all experiencing this. Somehow we were getting the message that it was just us–that everybody else was rushing into the lingerie store and coming out fulfilled.

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    5. Investors Go Where Trump Won’t: To Immigrant Entrepreneurs

      Investors Go Where Trump Won’t: To Immigrant Entrepreneurs

      These are tense times for foreigners who want to live and work in the U.S., due to President Trump’s aggressive remarks and stringent policies about immigration. But skilled immigrants who want to start companies in the U.S. are finding support in a group of venture capitalist investors who aim to ease their challenges. Such assistance can be crucial to immigrant entrepreneurs because the U.S.—unlike Canada, France, Singapore, and the U.K.—lacks a so-called startup visa.

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    6. 25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

      25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

      22. Entrepreneur on Fire. John Dumas' Entrepreneur on Fire interviews exceptional entrepreneurs and discusses strategies that can really transform a business or even an enterprise. 23. The Broad Experience. The Broad Experience is packed with ...

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    7. 5 Books That Will Make You Rethink Love, Influence, Creativity and Technology

      5 Books That Will Make You Rethink Love, Influence, Creativity and Technology

      Up for the challenge of becoming a more well-rounded, deeply thoughtful entrepreneur ? Start with this list of must-reads, which I promise will allow you to form your own insights about relationships, the realities of our tech-driven culture and the ...

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      Mentions: Amazon.com Dell Earth
    8. Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency

      Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency

      “Everybody I know in the cryptocurrency space has gotten their phone number stolen,” said Joby Weeks, a Bitcoin entrepreneur . Mr. Weeks lost his phone number and about a million dollars' worth of virtual currency late last year, despite having asked ...

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    9. Women of Sex Tech, Unite

      Women of Sex Tech, Unite

      Based in New York, the group has since expanded to include more than 70 people, including members in California, Spain and China. New York City-based members include Meika Hollender, the co-founder of Sustain, which makes organic and fair trade lubricants and condoms; Mia Davis, who created a sex education app called Tabú; and Bryony Cole, the host of the popular podcast, Future of Sex.

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    10. To Fit Into Silicon Valley, Wear These Wool Shoes

      To Fit Into Silicon Valley, Wear These Wool Shoes

      Founded by a New Zealand soccer star and a clean-technology entrepreneur , Allbirds makes the sneakerlike shoes from wool and castor bean oil. Slightly fuzzy to the touch, Allbirds have minimal styling (tiny logos only) and come in two versions: a ...

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