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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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Startup Calendar for June 9th
Jun 09, 2015 by Julie Kim

                    Featured events this week: NOAH Berlin 2015 (Berlin, Germany) infoShare 2015 (Gdansk, Poland) E3 (Los Angeles, CA) Other events: Droidcon Tel Aviv (Rishon Le Zion, Israel) Shift Conference 2015 (Split, Croatia) Abilities Expo Chicago 2015 (Schaumburg, IL) MoneyConf (Belfast, United Kingdom) Startup Socials Mixer San Diego June 2015…

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Startup Calendar for June 2nd
Jun 02, 2015 by Julie Kim

                      Featured events this week: Infosecurity Europe (London, UK) Web2Day (Nantes, France) The Europas (London, UK) Other events: Startup Village (Moscow, Russian Fed) GSV Capital Investor Day (Redwood City, CA) World Cup Tech Challenge 2015 (Mountain View, CA) Mind the Product San Francisco (San Francisco, CA) AWS Loft…

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Female Founders On An Upward Trend, According To CrunchBase
May 26, 2015 by Gené Teare

Editor’s note: Gené Teare heads up the venture program and content for CrunchBase. Ned Desmond is the COO of TechCrunch and CrunchBase. This report is the first in a series looking at female founders.  This post originally appeared on TechCrunch. Anyone working in the startup world knows intuitively that women are not well represented in technical…

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Startup Calendar for May 26th
May 26, 2015 by Amruta Patil

                      Featured events this week: Pioneers Festival (Vienna, Austria) Social Media Week Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA) Premoney (San Francisco, CA) Other events: Inside 3D Printing Melbourne (Melbourne, AUS) Global Mobile App Summit & Awards 2015 (Chennai, India ) TechFire Ignite – LA 2015 (Los Angeles, CA) Health…

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Startup Calendar for May 19th
May 19, 2015 by Julie Kim

                           Featured events this week: Houston 2035 (Houston, TX) ArabNet Digital Summit 2015 (Dubai, UAE) Midem (Cannes, France) Other events: Decoded Fashion London Summit (London, UK) 3D Printshow London (London, UK) Plug and Play FinTech + Retail EXPO (Sunnyvale, CA) PAPIs Connect (Paris, France) ICRA 2015 (Seattle,…

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Startup Calendar for May 12th
May 12, 2015 by Julie Kim

                           Featured events this week: The Startup Conference (Redwood City, CA) ICT Spring Europe 2015 (Luxenbourg, Luxembourg) Signal (San Francisco, CA) Other events: Digital Shoreditch 2015 (London, UK) Spiceworld London (London, UK) Authority Rainmaker 2015 (Denver, CO) Secure Computing Forum (Dublin, Ireland) Ecosummit Berlin 2015 (Berlin,…

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VCs Put A Ring On Wedding Companies
May 11, 2015 by Christine Magee

Editor’s Note: This is a repost of a TechCrunch article by Christine Magee. Venture capitalists love markets where consumers spend exorbitantly for services that are extortionately priced, and no market exemplifies that better than the wedding market. In 2014, the average American wedding cost $31k, according to a report compiled by TheKnot — that’s the engagement ring,…

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Startup Calendar for May 5th
May 05, 2015 by Julie Kim

                           Featured events this week: ad: tech San Francisco (San Francisco, CA) Glue Conference 2015 (Denver, CO) Deep Learning Summit, Boston 2015 (Boston, MA) Other events: CoInvent NY Startup Happy Hour @ Libation (New York, NY) Tech Renaissance w/AlphaPrime & Scout Ventures (New York, NY) Mobile…

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Startup Calendar for April 28th
Apr 28, 2015 by Julie Kim

                           Featured events this week: 99U Conference (New York, NY) TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2015 (New York, NY) Strata + Hadoop World (London, UK) Other events: In The Stacks @ Women Startup Challenge (San Francisco, CA) An Evening of Innovation: Exploring the Future of HR (San Francisco,…

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Announcing the CrunchBase API v3.0
Apr 25, 2015 by Kurt Freytag

We’re happy to announce the v3.0 release of the CrunchBase API and a brand new CrunchBase Data Hub. What’s new in v3.0? Significantly faster collections endpoints No more date bugs in sort orders! Additional data on every item to reduce query burden Consistency of data types across the service The API now provides access to…

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