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CVCs remained consistent investors in 2022

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Amid the venture industry’s funding slowdown in 2022, nontraditional investors like hedge funds and private equity firms ran for the hills. These strategic backers remained consistent in 2022 and, according to PitchBook data, actually increased their presence in venture deals. In 2022, CVCs participated in 26.2%

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Which open source startups rocketed in 2022?

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While the index is focused on quarterly growth, Runa just published its first annual report looking at COSS startup trends throughout the whole of 2022, as well as some broader trends dating back to the index’s inception nearly three years ago. The top 50 fastest-growing open source startups in 2022.

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How African startups raised venture capital in 2022

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Investors believe the market correction, which caught up with the continent in the second half of 2022, will spiral into this year. Despite the challenges that emerged in the second half of the year, 2022 was another year of growth for Africa in terms of total funding raised, number of deals and number of investors involved.

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Black founders still raised just 1% of all VC funds in 2022

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billion in venture capital allocated in Q4 2022. founders picked up around 0.79% of VC funds raised in Q4 2022. Black founders still raised just 1% of all VC funds in 2022 by Dominic-Madori Davis originally published on TechCrunch. That’s an uptick from the $178 million — or 0.43% — the group raised in Q3. In total, U.S.

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How to Choose the Right Business Intelligence Vendor

Dresner Advisory Services has just unveiled their “2022 Business Intelligence Market Study,” an in-depth look at the business intelligence industry that ranks more than two dozen BI vendors in areas like product, service, support, and overall customer satisfaction. How does your current BI vendor stack up against the competition?

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Where is Y Combinator startup-hunting in 2022?

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Per the investing group, the Summer 2022 class has startups from 34 countries, down from the 42 countries in the Winter 2022 cohort. Per the company, about 58% of its present batch are based in the United States, up from 50% in the Winter 2022 cohort. Where is Y Combinator startup-hunting in 2022?

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Fintech in 2022: A story of falling funding, fewer unicorns and insurtech M&A

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If you thought the fourth quarter of 2022 felt slow when it came to investment activity in the fintech space, that’s because it was. fintech funding since 2018, according to CB Insights’ State of Fintech 2022 Report. billion in 2022, down 46% compared with 2021, but up 52% compared to 2020. In the U.S.,

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Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2022, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies.

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The ABC’s of Recruiting for Gen Z

In 2022, society has fully immersed itself in the web and all it has to offer - and no one more so than those of Generation Z. Take a look around you at any given moment, and somebody is likely surfing the web on their phone.

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Discover How Senior Technology Leaders Can Secure the Budget That They Need

Speaker: Kevin Goldsmith, Chief Technology Officer at Anaconda | Peyman Pouryekta, CEO and Technology Advisor | Bob Webber, VP Product Flow Optimization, Construx

February 24, 2022 at 11:00 am PST, 2:00 pm EST, 7:00 pm GMT Determine the success of an investment. Reduce Technical debt by demonstrating the value of technology. Address budgetary concerns. This is an exclusive session that you won't want to miss!

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Data-Driven Performance Feedback Helps Teams Improve Customer Outcomes

Speaker: Mickey Mantle, Founder and CEO at Wanderful Interactive Storybooks | Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Author, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

January 27, 2022 at 11:00 am PST, 2:00 pm EST, 7:00 pm GMT. How to effectively use data in performance reviews to enhance team performance to support customer experience. How data-driven performance reviews do that. This is an exclusive session that you won't want to miss!

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What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

So, what does ABM look like in 2022? Analysts and professionals alike tend to argue that account based marketing (ABM) is not new. On the surface, this is an accurate statement. However, ABM practitioners have evolved the strategy from development to implementation.

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Choosing the Right Tech Stack –– The Only Way to Grow

Speaker: Pulkit Agrawal - CEO and Co-Founder of Chameleon

November 16, 2022 at 11:00 am PT, 2:00 pm ET, 7:00 pm GMT Tools to use throughout the customer journey to help you increase activation, retention, and loyalty. How to choose the right products for your company. Don't get left behind – register now for this exclusive opportunity!

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From Feature Factory to an Outcome-Driven Product Team

Speaker: Matt LeMay - Product Coach and Consultant, Author of Product Management in Practice and Agile for Everybody

September 13, 2022 at 12:30 pm PT, 3:30 pm ET, 8:30 pm BST Why getting more specific around outcomes can help create more flexibility around output. How the same product managers who often complain about working for a "feature factory" often perpetuate this very problem.

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Fuel the Engine of Product Growth with an Impeccable Framing Model

Speaker: Scott Sehlhorst - President, Tyner Blain

August 23rd, 2022 at 12:30 pm PDT, 3:30 pm EDT, 8:30 pm GMT. An approach to tackling the interdependent decisions of which problems to solve, to what degree, and for whom in a competitive market. The importance of retaining as well as acquiring customers to succeed in a product-led business.