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Quick Answers to Quick Questions: In Conversation with Cal Evans, Senior Consultant, E.I.C.C., Inc.

M.R. Rangaswami, Co-Founder - Sand Hill Group

With 34 years of programming experience in various organizations, Cal shares what he's observed of leaders who are looking to be reinvigorated, what to do when job-inspiration is lost and taking an educated leap of faith.

Sports writing startup hits $500M valuation

Subscription focused, The Athletic has grown rapidly since its start in 2016. Founded by Adam Hansmann and Alex Mather, the VC-backed sports website, has bucked the trend by focusing on annual subscriptions. And with its latest funding of $50 million, the company is now worth $500 million.

AI Startups of 2019: Where Are They Now?

In February 2019, CB Insights announced their third annual AI 100 - a list of the 100 most promising AI startups across the globe. And today, they're recapping where those companies made it in the past 12 months.

10 Tech Flops of the Past Decade

Clare Christopher, Editor - SandHill.com

As the last decade pulls away from us in the rearview mirror, we are reflecting on some of the world's biggest tech flops, and products that won't be making it to the 2020's.