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Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 16, 2021

eCommerce Startup Constructor Closes $55 mln Series A Funding Round

Contructor, a San Francisco-based eCommerce Startup, has closed a $55 million Series A funding round to revolutionize product discovery. The funding round was led by Silversmith Capital Partners, bringing the total funding raised by the startup to $61 million. Other investors who participated include David Fraga, former President of InVision; Kevin Weil, former Head of […]

gig economy
Brian Wallace
on September 12, 2021

How Gig Economy Grew in the Pandemic for Startups

Over the last 6 years, the gig economy has doubled in size. A third of that growth happened in 2020 alone, when the gig economy grew over 8 times faster than the US economy as a whole. With pandemic restrictions and uncertainty crippling traditional employment sectors, the official unemployment rate reached 14%. Unable to survive on savings and […]

emotional intelligence
Brian Wallace
on August 29, 2021

Does Your Startup Value Emotional Intelligence?

Do you remember the smartest kid in your class growing up? What about the ones at the top of their scholastic game in college? Maybe you were that person, but so often we see the cliche played out of the smartest in the class being the underdog when it comes to success in other areas […]

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Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on August 15, 2021

Putting the Power of People into Performance

How do you grow? By investing in people. Meet Luciana Carvalho, the VP of People and Performance at Movile. This is Latin America’s largest tech investment group and accelerator. “We invest and develop startups with a focus on people and technology. We do this so that companies can reach their maximum potential.” Carvalho continued by […]

meme war
Brian Wallace
on July 24, 2021

How Startups Can Benefit From the GME Short Squeeze

This past year has been a year of hobbies. For some it was baking bread, others chose to take up the ancient art of the puzzle, and many found solace through gardening. However, the intrepid hobbyist yearned for another challenge – a hobby with substance, and that is how amateur day trading was born. Let’s […]

hybrid events
Jeremy Knauff
on July 16, 2021

The Future of Events is Hybrid

Up until the pandemic in 2020, the events industry had remained largely unchanged. Recently, it has been completely flipped upside down with an emphasis on hybrid events. The end result is that events have gone hybrid, meaning that while some people will still attend events in person, many others will now attend virtually. This evolution […]

commercial real estate lending
Brian Wallace
on July 3, 2021

Startups Are Bringing Commercial Real Estate Lending Into the Modern Era

The capacity of new technology to bring ever greater agility into an evolving market is well documented. Yet so far, not every evolving market has adapted to the times. Commercial real estate lending is still using the same processes it has used for decades. Closing a traditional deal takes 3 months , with much of […]

ebay recommerce
Brian Wallace
on June 27, 2021

How Recommerce Can Help You Build Your New Startup

Since eBay got their start in the mid-’90s, sales between consumers (classified as C2C transactions) have made up an important share of their business. The sale of second-hand goods, known as “recommerce,” is a special.  To recognize the myriad benefits of recommerce on a wider scale, eBay has recently released their new recommerce report. If […]

Katherine Stinson
on May 4, 2021

Here’s What to Expect from Gary Vaynerchuk’s NFT Drop

World-renowned entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk (known by his moniker GaryVee) will debut his own highly anticipated NFT this month. For those literally hiding under a rock: Vaynerchuk is CEO of VaynerMedia, a media and creative agency that helps businesses across the world and that brought you “baby peanut” for the SuperBowl. Vaynerchuk stated on his website […]

telling your story
Brian Wallace
on May 2, 2021

The Power of Telling Your Story

You have the power to unleash your story. American novelist Alice Walker states, “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”  Everyone has a story to tell, but most think they don’t have the resources to do so. There are approximately 152 million books available globally, and more than […]

investing in Africa
Brian Wallace
on April 25, 2021

Investing in Africa

The continent of Africa is called the “cradle of humanity.”  It’s where humanity began, but today most of Western society knows very little of the realities of life in this massive, diverse land. Myths about the people and the place abound. Many people assume that Africa is impoverished and dry; that the people are destitute […]

katrina lake
Katherine Stinson
on April 23, 2021

Stitch Fix Founder Steps Down as Stock Drops

Stitch Fix founder Katrina Lake will be stepping down as CEO, effective August 1st. She will be replaced by Stitch Fix President Elizabeth Spaulding. Lake will still work for Stitch Fix, serving as executive chairperson of the board. What Occurred After This Announcement? Right after Stitch Fix officially announced the new transition of power, stock […]

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