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Roundtable Recap: August 8 – An Innovative Take on VC Funding

Posted on Friday, Aug 9th 2019

During this week’s roundtable, we had Jonathan Nelson, CEO, Founder at Hackers/Founders, and Managing Director of Hack Fund V. Jonathan discussed an innovative take his fund is taking on VC funding.

You can listen to the recording of this roundtable here.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Nnamdi Okike of 645 Ventures (Part 6)

Posted on Thursday, Aug 8th 2019

Sramana Mitra: I want to comment a little bit on your personalized experience theme. I did one of the first ever online personalized fashion companies 20 years ago. The data was not quite there. Now, that’s something that a lot of people are working on.

This is a category of products that require quite a bit of technology development to work. The question is a bit of a subtle question. You want to come in after there is some validation.

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453rd Roundtable For Entrepreneurs Starting NOW: Live Tweeting By @1Mby1M

Posted on Thursday, Aug 8th 2019

Today’s 453rd FREE online 1Mby1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs is starting NOW, on Thursday, August 8 at 8 a.m. PDT/11 a.m. EDT/5 p.m. CEST/8:30 p.m. India IST. Click here to join. All are welcome!

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453rd Roundtable For Entrepreneurs Starting In 30 Minutes: Live Tweeting By @1Mby1M

Posted on Thursday, Aug 8th 2019

Today’s 453rd FREE online 1Mby1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs is starting in 30 minutes, on Thursday, August 8, at 8 a.m. PDT/11 a.m. EDT/5 p.m. CEST/8:30 p.m. India IST. Click here to join. All are welcome!

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Will Paycom be Acquired?

Posted on Thursday, Aug 8th 2019

According to a Research and Markets report, the global human capital management (HCM) market is expected to grow 9% annually over the next few years to $29.9 billion by 2023. The HCM industry includes software solutions for core HR, payroll & compensation management, performance management, learning, talent acquisition, workforce management, and benefits administration. The industry growth is expected to be fueled by the continued adoption and implementation of SaaS-based solutions.

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Thought Leaders in Financial Technology: Terrence McCrossan, CEO of Oversight Systems (Part 3)

Posted on Thursday, Aug 8th 2019

Sramana Mitra: When you look around, what are the open problems that you see from your vantage point? I ask this question to all the thought leaders that we bring on to this series.

You’re doing one company but when you look around, you see other problems that if you were starting out, that may be something you would be tackling. What are such problems that you see around that you may want to point our community of entrepreneurs towards?

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Nnamdi Okike of 645 Ventures (Part 5)

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 7th 2019

Sramana Mitra: What trends are you seeing in your deal flow? What strikes you as emerging trends?

Nnamdi Okike: There are three themes that we use to drive our sourcing strategy. These themes have evolved as a result of what we are seeing in the market, as well as where we’ve done well historically. The first is what we call software for the second wave.

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Proofpoint Doubles Down on Product and Go-To-Market Changes

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 7th 2019

According to a Grand View Research report published earlier this year, the global cyber security market is estimated to grow 11% annually through to 2025. The researcher estimates the industry to have generated $116.5 billion in revenues last year. Enterprise email security, e-discovery and compliance service provider, Proofpoint (Nasdaq: PFPT), recently announced its second quarter results that continued to surpass market expectations.

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