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Finance

Google Pledges $1B to Train Workers for High-Tech Jobs

October 13, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Thursday that the Internet search giant will commit $1 billion to nonprofit groups worldwide over the next five years for high-tech job training. It is considered as the biggest financial pledge from the company, […]


Finance

Salesforce Launches $50 Million Fund for AI Startups

September 21, 2017

Via: Small Business Trends

Salesforce announced a new $50 million venture fund for startups to innovate with AI technology. The goal is to encourage AI startups to develop artificial intelligence solutions that work together with the Salesforce platform. The Salesforce AI Innovation Fund, part […]


Finance

Sophia Genetics raises $30 million to help doctors diagnose using AI and genomic data

September 13, 2017

Via: Venture Beat

Sophia Genetics, a big data analytics company that’s using artificial intelligence (AI) to help medical professionals diagnose and treat patients through genomic analysis, has raised $30 million in a round of funding led by Balderton Capital, with participation from 360 […]


Mergers and Acquisitions

Zillow acquires New Home Feed to help builders market new properties

September 8, 2017

Via: Venture Beat

Zillow Group, the company behind a number of online real estate sites, including Zillow, Trulia, and StreetEasy, has acquired New Home Feed, a listing management platform and marketing tool for home builders to market and distribute their listings across the […]


Legal

How to Protect Your Brand’s Credibility in a World of Fake News

September 7, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

Fake news is everywhere, clogging social media feeds with clickbait headlines. So it should come as no surprise that in 2017, trust took a huge hit all around the world. According to the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer, the general population’s […]


Finance

Lego’s new crisis: Plans to cut 8% of its jobs and focus more on digital products

September 5, 2017

Via: Venture Beat

One of the great turnaround stories of the past decade has come unravelled as Denmark’s Lego announced today a decline in revenues and plans to eliminate 1,400 jobs. In an earnings statement released today, the Denmark-based maker of toys and […]


Legal

You Should Be Protecting Your Business from Phony Leads

August 31, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

As crimes go, committing digital fraud is pretty easy; you don’t even need to leave your house. If you know what you are doing, the likelihood of getting caught is pretty slim. And you can make a lot of money. […]


Management, Strategic Management

5 Ways to Grow Your Personal Brand in One Week

August 29, 2017

Via: Small Business Trends

Do you want to grow your name and your business online? If so, you need to build your personal brand first. Start thinking of your name — and yourself — as a brand and everything else will fall into place. […]


Management, Strategic Management

Event strategy for startups: When to attend, sponsor, or skip

August 28, 2017

Via: Venture Beat

Conferences are an important part of a startup’s strategy. They’re where you meet new customers and potential partners, foster existing relationships, and raise brand awareness. However, events can be a huge drain on your financial and company resources, and it’s […]


Management, Marketing, Software and Tools, Strategic Management

5 Things Every SEO Strategy Needs

August 21, 2017

Via: Search Engine Journal

In this industry, we spend a lot of time trading SEO strategies with each other for mutual benefit. It’s a wonderful thing. Not every industry can say about itself. Unfortunately, we invest less time in talking about how to develop […]