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Recommended Reading for Startup Founders, Part I

I frequently receive requests for recommendations on quality reading material for startup founders. Over the years I’ve put together a list of books …

Peter Thiel

35 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Video Ad Startup Innovid Raises $27.5M

Less than a year after its last round, Innovid is announcing that it has raised $27.5 million in new funding.<p>The New York City-headquartered company works with more than 220 advertisers, including Best Buy, Procter & Gamble and Walmart, to create, target and measure their video campaigns.<p>Co-founder …

Procter & Gamble

新一代慈善家冒起!追求最高社會投資回報的「慈善資本主義」

Facebook創辦人朱克伯格(Mark Zuckerberg)初為人父, 在他與太太發出的「給女兒的信」宣布將捐出所持Facebook股份的99%(現值約450億美元)用以「提升人類潛能」(advancing human potential) 和「促進平等」 (promoting equality)。此舉引起各方熱議,有人為他的善心大表讚嘆,也有人質疑這只是個聰明的避稅方案。<p><b>短缺</b> <b>Vs</b> <b>豐盛</b><p>與其說是逃稅,筆者倒傾向相信不少新一代的企業家,尤其是出身科技界的,的確有「改變世界」的想法。他們傾向對未來樂觀,認為透過積極及有效的參與,可以令明天會更好,因為他們相信並多次目睹科技可以將本來短缺的變得豐盛 …

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Ayla艾拉物联基于AWS构建IoT艾拉云-下一代CIO-CIO与应用频道-至顶网

ZDNET至顶网CIO与应用频道 07月06日 人物访谈(文/王聪彬):Ayla艾拉物联有一个非常好听的英文名“Ayla”,名字的由来也非常奇妙,是两位联合创始人孩子第二个字母的组合,所以几位创始人同样把艾拉物联当做自己孩子一样看待。<p>但在IoT(物联网)市场技术实力是一个关键因素,尤其在快速增长的环境下,时间就是市场。Ayla艾拉物联的创始人们来自产学研各个层面,所以在成立之初的几年里Ayla艾拉物联一直在专心打磨产品,利用AWS构建起PaaS艾拉云为客户提供服务,并且在2014年Ayla艾拉物联的业务有了飞跃性的增长。<p><b>为IoT提供平台</b><p>2010年Ayla艾拉物联在美国硅谷成立,2014年在完成 …

Must read: Nikesh Arora of SoftBank has some great advice for start-ups

Former Google executive Nikesh Arora who joined SoftBank last year to oversee the Japanese company’s investment strategy, has proven to be an …

Startups

How To Run Great Instagram Influencer Marketing Campaigns

Follow these steps to grow your Instagram marketing with influencers.<p>Influencer marketing on Instagram is a valuable asset for your social media …

Setting The Right Valuation For A Competitive Series A Round

Founders are often puzzled by how VCs derive valuations for competitive Series A rounds. A competitive Series A round is an equity round where a company generally raises greater than $5 million led by a top-quartile venture capital firm.<p>During these Series A rounds, it is not uncommon for founders …

This FinTech startup says it will take $13 trillion away from Wall Street

FinTech companies are using the power of the internet to disrupt the financial industry. By cutting out the middle man (i.e., banks) and lowering costs, they're able to make financial services far more efficient and consumer friendly.<p>Fundrise, a DC-based startup, may be building the biggest …

Real Estate

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