Fri.Aug 09, 2019

10 Business Areas Where Data Is The Key To The Future

Startup Professionals Musings

Even though ‘big data’ has now been around for several years, the opportunities for startups seem to keep growing, just as the amount of data keeps growing. According to IBM , companies have captured more data in the last two years than in the previous 2000 years.

How to Develop a Clearly Defined Cloud Strategy


Cloud adoption is picking up steam and for a good reason. There are myriad advantages to running a business in the cloud and fewer risks than ever before. According to a LogicMonitor survey, 83% of enterprise workloads will be cloud-based by 2020.

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30 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business


Each business has a story. No matter if the business is a Goliath like Wal-Mart, or a local business owned by a couple or family, the business has roots in an idea. For each business owner, the story of their journey can range from monetary needs or the passion for a unique project.

Friday Fun-ism: “Smiling Killer”

View from Seed

One of my favorite descriptions we use half in jest is that a founder seems like a “smiling killer” This is a compliment, I promise. This means that the founder strikes a very delicate balance that is very hard to pull off. First, the founder just seems like a great person. She is kind, charismatic, engaging, and seems genuinely great to work with. These are super valuable skills because the job of the CEO is largely about working with people.

3 Ways To Build Philanthropy Into Your Culture


by Jason McCann , founder and CEO of VARIDESK. Before we became known for standing, we believed in standing for something. When startups are still in the infant stage, it’s hard to envision the day when philanthropy becomes part of the equation.

Saturday Startup Spotlight: Goodieboxx

Austin Startup

At Capital Factory, we value people and the connections that bring them together. In an effort to introduce our community to the entrepreneurs we’re lucky to work with, and encourage relationships to develop along the way, we’re launching our Saturday Startup Spotlight series.

Why It’s Worth The Hassle To Buy A Home


While millennials are finding it hard to compete in a tough starter property market, this market is set to become even a little tougher. This is because the next group of first-time buyers will reach the typical buying age of 34 in the next ten years, and there are 45 million of them: 3.1

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Rimini Street tries to reshape AMS

deal architect

I drove by the Renaissance hotel in Powai on the outskirts of Mumbai in India last month. It brought back memories - I had taken a client there 15 years ago on a due diligence trip as they looked to. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant