Thu.May 16, 2024

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Hasso Plattner, Storyteller

deal architect

Dr. Hasso Plattner has finally stepped down from official duties at SAP. Over his 5 decades at the company he enriched the lives of tens of thousands of people around the world. I got to see a different side of.

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Themes vs Verticals: How to Stand Out as a VC Building a Thesis

This is going to be BIG.

There are more active VCs alive today than have ever existed in the history of modern human existence—and that dates back 300,000 years! That means a lot of competition for the best deals and more difficulty in standing out. Add on the fact that some people theorize that the need for venture capital dollars will peak, or potentially already has, and then decline because of the ever-decreasing cost of technology infrastructure as well as the increasing capability of AI to replace expensive humans


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Scrut Automation: Bringing GRC automation to the mid-market

Lightspeed Venture Partners

The post Scrut Automation: Bringing GRC automation to the mid-market appeared first on Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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Email Scams – Your Company’s Hidden Nemesis

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Email scams are hot right now. Criminals are investing massive amounts of time into tricking unsuspecting employees into handing over sensitive information. The reason for this is the sheer profitability. Thieves can make off with huge sums of money, or extort even more from victim firms. Why You Need To Be Aware of Email Scams The following are some of the reasons why you should be aware of email scams and the harm they can cause: Data Breaches To start, email scams can result in serious dat

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Every startup and innovation project exists within an ecosystem that either helps or hurts that project. As innovation managers, we need to keep a pulse of that ecosystem and make sure we're helping those innovation projects we're managing every step of the way. In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in

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Secret History – When Kodak Went to War with Polaroid

Steve Blank

This part 2 of the Secret History of Polaroid and Edwin Land. Read part 1 for context. Kodak and Polaroid, the two most famous camera companies of the 20 th century, had a great partnership for 20+ years. Then in an inexplicable turnabout Kodak decided to destroy Polaroid’s business. To this day, every story of why Kodak went to war with Polaroid is wrong.

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Here’s Why Your Business Should Consider Implementing Uniforms

Women Entrepreneurs Can

In the competitive landscape of modern business, creating a cohesive brand image can positively impact your overall success. Uniforms and professional attire are an easy way to achieve this, and they also come with many additional benefits. Despite what you may believe, it’s not just about having your employees wear matching outfits. It’s a strategic decision that can enhance many different elements of your company.

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No surprises! Good advice for all of us.


First, keep your manager or board informed regularly. Most all leaders new to their position underestimate this time requirement. It is good for the company when you share concerns, threats and opportunities with your superiors or your board. The rule of “no surprises” works well for your longevity. But there are always surprises. The rule is: communicate with individuals or a committee of the whole as soon as possible when important issues or threats to the corporation arise.

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