Entrepreneurship

8 Productivity, Collaboration Startups Likely to Survive Post-Pandemic

8 Productivity, Collaboration Startups Likely to Survive Post-Pandemic

The pandemic-driven move to remote work gave a huge boost to productivity and collaboration tools. Now companies are reevaluating which tools they need, possibly leading to shakeout of the market. Here are 8 startups likely to survive and become essential workplace tools. It’s no secret that productivity-and-collaboration tools saw a huge boost from the pandemic. …

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Y Combinator narrows current cohort size by 40%, citing downturn and funding environment – ​​TechCrunch

Y Combinator narrows current cohort size by 40%, citing downturn and funding environment – ​​TechCrunch

Y Combinator says it has intentionally shrunk the number of startups within its accelerator for the Summer 2022 batch. As first reported by The Information and independently verified by TechCrunch, Y Combinator’s Summer 2022 cohort — currently in action — boasts nearly 250 companies, down 40% from the previous cohort, which landed at 414 companies. …

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Apple alum's finance operations startup raises funds to expand globally – TechCrunch

Apple alum’s finance operations startup raises funds to expand globally – TechCrunch

Bluecopa, an Indian startup building a finance operations automation platform for high-volume companies, has raised $2.3 million to expand its offering in the global market. The seed funding round was led by Mumbai-headquartered Blume Ventures, with participation from Titan Capital, T-Fund, Speciale Invest, Bharat Founders Fund, T2D3, Amplify and Force Ventures. He was also joined …

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India start-up Zepto's founders share tips on how to build a business

India start-up Zepto’s founders share tips on how to build a business

When Kaivalya Vohra wanted to drop out of Stanford University to run his startup, he took “a couple of long conversations” to convince his parents. But bringing them on board wasn’t too difficult, he said. “They saw how this business was growing in front of them, they saw how quickly we achieved what we achieved.” …

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Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Qualities

Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Qualities

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It’s tricky to compile a list of what makes entrepreneurs successful, mainly because their individuality often sets them apart for life as an entrepreneur. Nevertheless, there are notable common traits among those who disregard an employee’s life and begin upon their path. We’ll look at five of …

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'Entrepreneurship on steroids,' FWCS offers first look at its Amp Lab at Electric Works Tuesday

‘Entrepreneurship on steroids,’ FWCS offers first look at its Amp Lab at Electric Works Tuesday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Before the Fort Wayne Community Schools Amp Lab becomes the first thing to open at the Electric Works campus next week, the district held open houses on Tuesday to show it off. The Amp Lab will be open for 400 students in the 11th and 12th grades who will do …

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Tech's riskiest founders are getting a $650 million bet from Redpoint Ventures – TechCrunch

Tech’s riskiest founders are getting a $650 million bet from Redpoint Ventures – TechCrunch

For venture investors, noise is ironically important. Wading through constant streams of capital-seeking founders and startup pitches may be the hardest part of the job, but it’s also imperative to the success of the same job. So, what happens if energy around entrepreneurship slows? As the downturn looms, are fewer founders going to take risks? …

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African businesses can raise up to R10m on this crowd funding platform – Here’s who qualifies

African businesses can raise up to R10 million in capital on crowd funding platform GoGetta in exchange for shares. Qualifying businesses are those that are African and operate in sectors within fintech, agriculture, consumer, energy, enterprise, healthcare, retail and more. Interested investors can be based anywhere in the world and will need to invest a …

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Texas Competition Seeks Women-Owned Businesses – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Texas Competition Seeks Women-Owned Businesses – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Governor’s Commission for Women is gearing up for its annual initiative to support women entrepreneurs across the state. Over the next two months, it will mark the return of the Women-Owned Business Series for 2022, in partnership with the Beacon State Fund. Texas ranks third among all states for women-owned businesses, boasting nearly over …

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Top Investors and VC Firms for Creator Economy and Influencer Startups

Top Investors and VC Firms for Creator Economy and Influencer Startups

Creator economy startups are still chasing investments, despite an economic downturn. Insider is highlighting venture capital players funding startups making waves in the industry. Here are 13 standout VCs funding creator economy startups in 2022. The well hasn’t dried up for creator economy startup funding just yet. While some companies, such as Cameo and Spring, …

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