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Last year was a tough period for African growth stage startups and 2024 presents mixed bag

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Last year presented a tough period for African tech startups. Venture capital was hard to bag (as predicted earlier), bridge and down rounds became the norm, and news of fire sales, layoffs and startup closures reverberated across the continent.

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Time-tested tactics for building investor presentations

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Over the past two years, I’ve designed dozens of presentations for a variety of companies at various stages of fundraising — from startup SAFE rounds, to VC rounds and IPOs. Don’t build one presentation, build three. This is your main presentation, and it should be able to stand on its own without a speaker. Intro presentation.

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Lights, Camera, Action: Google Slides’ New Presentation Recording Feature

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The new Google Slides feature that lets you easily record yourself presenting, and then share the presentation with others to view when it works for them. From webinars, to employee trainings, to lessons for your classroom; slides recordings help you effortlessly record visual and engaging presentations without ever leaving Slides.

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Call for content: Present at TechCrunch Disrupt

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Choose your topic and select a format When you apply, you’ll choose one of the two formats below and submit a title and description for your topic: Breakout Session: Up to two people (including a moderator) lead a 30-minute presentation followed by a 20-minute Q&A from an audience of up to 100 attendees.

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10 Rules for Managing PostgreSQL®

This whitepaper presents ten indispensable rules that will empower you to optimize your PostgreSQL installation and stay ahead of the evolving landscape. Its expanding range of use cases is witnessing exponential growth, allowing PostgreSQL to effectively target an ever-increasing number of applications while minimizing limitations.

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Prezent.ai secures $20M to gamify deck presentations

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When it comes to presentation creation, PowerPoint and Keynote remain the de facto tools by incumbent advantage. Also slotting somewhere in the product category is Gamma , a presentation designer platform built around a card-like interface. In addition to hosting templates for companies to build branded presentations, Prezent.ai

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Last chance — Apply to present at TechCrunch Early Stage

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It’s a shot at presenting your expert content to hundreds of bootstrapping entrepreneurs and fledgling founders at the beginning or very early stages of the startup journey. Last chance — Apply to present at TechCrunch Early Stage by Lauren Simonds originally published on TechCrunch. What’s that mean, exactly?

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Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

Javier Ramirez will present: The typical steps for building a data lake. Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently. A live demo of lake formation. Navigating idle clusters and bottlenecks.

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Product Design & Customer Experience: An Innovative View on Inclusive Product Development

Speaker: Dan Jenkins - Human Factors & Research Lead – DCA Design International

The presentation will be packed full of real-world examples of great inclusive design (covering household products and digital services), alongside a few more detailed case studies explaining how inclusive design can be embedded successfully in the design process. What ‘inclusive design’ really means.

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The Essential Guide to Analytic Applications

Embedding dashboards, reports and analytics in your application presents unique opportunities and poses unique challenges. We interviewed 16 experts across business intelligence, UI/UX, security and more to find out what it takes to build an application with analytics at its core.

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Analytics Best Practices: 5 Key Dashboard Design Principles

In this blog, we explore 5 key principles that exist to ensure you create a relevant dashboard that guides and simplifies the user experience, makes it as easy as possible to interpret what is presented no matter its complexity, and increases the adoption of BI.

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Quantifying the Value of Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

is built on the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), which enables manufacturers to collect, analyze, and present real-time data and analytics in easy-to-understand and highly customizable formats. At its most basic definition, Industry 4.0 is a real-time approach to decision-making, enabled by integrated and reliable data. Industry 4.0

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Building User-Centric and Responsible Generative AI Products

Speaker: Shyvee Shi - Product Lead and Learning Instructor at LinkedIn

This presentation unveils a comprehensive 7-step framework designed to navigate the complexities of developing, launching, and scaling Generative AI products. In the rapidly evolving landscape of artificial intelligence, Generative AI products stand at the cutting edge.

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All Method, No Madness: Guiding Agile Teams Through Research

Speaker: Amanda Stockwell, President of Stockwell Strategy

Join Amanda Stockwell, President of Stockwell Strategy, as she presents common issues agile teams have with incorporating research, and how to solve them. Using the right strategy, your agile team will collect qualitative data, interpret it, and integrate it effectively. In this webinar, she'll make specific suggestions around: Team makeup.

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UX and Design Tips for Better Dashboards: Product Manager Laura Klein Explains How to Improve Your Analytics

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups

How to avoid common mistakes people make when presenting data. You'll learn: How to develop products that boost your business's bottom line while dramatically improving customer experience. Ways to craft the experience that users will have with your application. October 25, 2018 12:30 PM PST, 3:30 PM EST, 8:30 PM GMT