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6 Catchy Startup Stats You Might Not Know

If you're starting a business over 50, living in Vancouver with connections in Panama, and have a startup in healthcare - according to Tech Jury, you've ticked several of the boxes on what statistically indicates a successful startup.

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Leadership

M.R. Asks 3 Questions: Michael Heinrich, Founder & CEO, Oh My Green

Not your typical  “start-up company CEO-type”, CEO and Founder of Oh My Green, Michael Henrich shares his strategies on how implementing health and balance into an organization has allowed his company to grow 18% a month over the past five years. 

#FlashbackFriday: More Data Usually Beats Better Algorithms

This Flashback Friday feature shares some of the experiments Anand Rajaraman, Founding Partner at rocketship.vc did with his Stanford students to showcase how more data usually beats better algorithms, in 2008.

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M.R. Asks 3 Questions: Rob Bernshteyn, CEO, Coupa Value Orchestrator

In an industry where software-as-a-service continues to increase, it's refreshing to speak with someone who runs their business with value-as-a-service at the core of their operation. Having grown Coupa from a small startup to a multi-billion dollar public organization, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Rob Bernshteyn shares how organizations can improve their customer service methods, no matter their size or revenue.

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M.R. Asks 3 Questions: Tom Hogan, Co-Founder Crowded Ocean, Author & Screenwriter

Tom Hogan's career has gone from Oracle’s original Creative Director, Co-Founder of Crowded Ocean a marketing consultancy - to author and screenwriter. Sharing what he's learned at the various stages of career, Tom explains that while his career jump may seem like a dramatic one, Silicon Valley and Hollywood are not that different from one another.

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M.R. Asks 3 Questions: Brett Hagler, Co-Founder & CEO, New Story

When you hear the name, Brett Hagler, you're likely to also hear the phrase, "It's crazy, until it's not." Named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs in 2016, and one of the Top 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs in 2018, Brett's co-founded non-profit, New Story has changed the lives of over 11,000 people in four short years.

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Navigating Complexity: Why Business Transition Is So Costly and Error-Prone

Understanding where your organization fits in one of the six lifecycle stages of a business is critical to growth. Using that understanding, there are two questions every business leader needs to ask themselves to guide their organization's vision to make positive cultural shifts that provide sustainable, driving long-term, predictable growth.

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Top Startups From 40 Countries to Compete for $1 Million Investment Prize

The Startup World Cup 2019 features winners from regional competitions in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. The Grand Finale will feature innovative startups, renowned speakers, and hundreds of participating VCs, entrepreneurs, CEOs and 2,500 attendees. Interested in attending? Sand Hill Members have a 50% off discount code.

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March Madness: VC-Founders Edition

It's not without a few upsets that Minnesota, Ohio State, Wisconsin and Iowa have made it into the round of 16 - but only time will tell if we have a Cinderella story on our hands. This VC-March Madness tournament is populated by the university undergrad programs that have developed the largest number of entrepreneurs that have been backed by Venture Capitalists.

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