Entrepreneurship

What’s next for creator-focused startups now that the venture boom is over? • TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single topic, think about a question and unpack the rest. this week, Alex asked: How are platforms responding to the new …

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These 23 Entrepreneurs Left Amazon to Found Their Own Advertising and Marketing Startups

Amazon is known for fueling entrepreneurship through its culture and leadership principles. Some founders of marketing startups credit that culture for helping them start their own companies. Insider identified 23 such founders and their companies. Amazon is a giant with 1.6 million employees, yet former execs say working there often feels like they’re running their …

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Why An Already-Successful Indian Entrepreneur Chose Babson For His MBA

Rakshit Reddy has begun his second year in the Babson Olin MBA program. He was already a highly successful entrepreneur before starting the program in 2021. Courtesy photo Rakshit Nadiga Hanumantha Reddy is, by any measure, a wildly successful entrepreneur. Reddy is a founding team member of Waycool Foods, one of India’s largest agri-tech startups, …

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The unicorn funding slump is worse than you thought • TechCrunch

Welcome to Q4, friends. If you were hoping to begin the final chunk of 2022 with good news, tough. We’re starting the quarter off with rough data instead. Sure, we’re waiting on data dumps from CB Insights, PitchBook, and Crunchbase about Q3 venture capital aggregates, but one particular bellwether indicator that we track here at …

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South African startup Talk360’s seed funding hits $7M after new backing TechCrunch

Months after the initial close of its seed round, Talk360, a South African Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) startup, has raised an additional $3 million, bringing the total investment raised in the round to $7 million. Talk360’s latest investors include Allan Gray E2 Ventures (AGEV), Kalon Venture Partners, E4E Africa, Endeavor, existing lead investor HAVAÍC, …

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Startup funding drops 46.2pc to $55.4m – Business

KARACHI: Pakistani start-ups raised a total of $55.4 million in 18 deals in the July-September quarter, down 46.2 per cent from the preceding quarter when the flows amounted to $102.9m. Statistics compiled by Data Darbar, a website that tracks investment flows into the country’s tech ecosystem, shows the average ticket size remained $4.6m in July-September …

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Last drinks for entrepreneurial 12-year-old as council rejects trading application

Twelve-year-old Jesse Lane’s drinks stall started as a tiny cash-only honesty box outside his Coogee house. After three years it has grown into a weekend business in a tent selling cool drinks and dog treats to walkers on the Bondi to Coogee trail. But he’s now been forced to call last drinks on his weekend …

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4 Business Ideas That Changed the World: Trailer

September 29, 2022 Influential business and management ideas have tremendous influence over us. Like it or not, they shape how organizations are run and how people around the world spend their days. And Harvard Business Review has introduced and spread many of these consequential ideas since its founding in 1922. HBR IdeaCast is taking this …

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