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Apr 17, 2017 by Denise Stephan

In today’s competitive sales landscape, you’re only as good as your next deal. That’s why gathering industry data, researching prospects, and maintaining competitive intelligence is critical to finding the next big prospect to close. As companies grow, there are key moments in their development that can tell you the right moment to reach out. Which...

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CrunchBase Report: Harvard, Stanford And MIT Top The List Of Schools For Female Founders
Aug 05, 2015 by Gené Teare

Editor’s note: Gené Teare (@geneteare), a past female founder, heads up the CrunchBase Venture Program and CrunchBase’s data work. Ned Desmond (@neddesmond) is the COO of TechCrunch and CrunchBase. Cory Cox, an analyst at CrunchBase, contributed to this post. This report was originally posted on TechCrunch. CrunchBase Female Founders Study (Part 2) In May this year, CrunchBase published its first report…

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Startup Calendar for August 4th
Aug 04, 2015 by Julie Kim

                    Featured events this week: Waterloo Innovation Summit (Waterloo, Ontario) Venture Days 2015 (Prague, Czech Republic) Mindtrek Openmind 2015 (Tampere, Finland) Other events: An Evening of HR Innovation (San Francisco, CA) FundingPost Conference (San Diego, CA) Innovation for Jobs (Mountain View, CA) Hack the City 2015 (Chiasso, Switzerland) Innovation World Cup Conference…

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Investments For Hearables Surge
Jul 30, 2015 by Ruochen Huang

Editor’s Note: This is a repost of a TechCrunch article by Ruochen Huang. These days the hardware you put in your ear can do much more than just play music. Although new technologies are just coming to market, the earworn wearables sector has companies developing products that change the way people perceive devices worn in and around the ear…

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Startup Calendar for July 28th
Jul 28, 2015 by Julie Kim

                    Featured events this week: SYNC SF 2015 (San Francisco, CA) Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit (Los Angeles, CA) Techonomy Detroit 2015 (Detroit, MI) Other events: Top Tips & Tricks to Drive Mobile Growth (Boston, MA) Community Building Growth Tactics (San Francisco, CA) Partner Appreciation Cocktail Party (New York, NY) Joining…

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Startup Calendar for July 21st
Jul 21, 2015 by Julie Kim

                    Featured events this week: Respawn (Köln, Germany) SET EXPO 2015 (São Paulo, Brazil) Mind the Product London 2015 (London, UK) Other events: Mobile Growth (Marina Del Rey, CA) Traditional vs. Corporate VC (San Francisco, CA) Robotics as a Business (San Mateo, CA) Agile Global Conference (Washington, DC) FundingPost…

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Startup Calendar for July 14th
Jul 14, 2015 by Julie Kim

                    Featured events this week: Tech Open Air 2015 (Berlin, Germany) The Conference 2015 (Malmo, Sweden) Mobile Growth Europe 2015 (Berlin, Germany) Other events: What’s Up With Apple (Carmel, IN) CoInvent LA Startup Happy Hour (Los Angeles, CA) How to Get Investment from a Silicon Valley VC (Chicago, IL)…

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Venture Capitalists Help Wearable Companies Expand Their Wares
Jul 10, 2015 by Ruochen Huang

When you hear the term “wearable,” you probably think of wristbands, such as the Fitbit or the Apple Watch. In reality, these devices represent only a small portion of an increasingly diverse sector. There are augmented reality headsets, such as the Microsoft Hololens, interactive textiles like the conductive yarn that Google’s Project Jacquard is developing for full-body monitoring, and…

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Startup Calendar for July 7th
Jul 07, 2015 by Julie Kim

                    Featured events this week: Global Silicon Valley Innovation Summit 2015 (Mountain View, CA) Pirate Summit 2015 (Cologne, Germany) Industry of Things World (Berlin, Germany) Other events: Startup Grind NYC Hosts Joel Spolsky (New York, NY) Investor & Founder Virtual Reality Demo Day (Mountain View, CA) Strategy Chat –…

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Startup Calendar for June 30th
Jun 30, 2015 by Julie Kim

                    Featured events this week: European Innovation Academy 2015 (Nice, France) Game Developers Conference Europe 2015 (Cologne, Germany) IoT Evolution Expo (Las Vegas, NV) Other events: UKBAA Angel Investment Summit 2015 (London, UK) Mobile Growth Hackers London at WeWork (London, UK) Educelerate + US DOE (Santa Monica, CA) Ask…

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Startup Calendar for June 23rd
Jun 23, 2015 by Julie Kim

                    Featured events this week: Mobile World Congress Shanghai (Shanghai, China) SEAT 2015 San Francisco Conference (San Francisco, CA) SWXW V2V 2015 (Las Vegas, NV) Other events: Startup Socials Exclusive Networking Event (San Francisco, CA) Hyper-Local Marketing for NYC Businesses (New York, NY) Greg Nudelman (San Mateo, CA) IoT…

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