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Articles | People & Culture | Scaleup | Startup
25 Top Workplaces and Their Core Values
September 12, 2019
In order to better understand the culture, mission, and values of America’s top workplaces, Wishlist Rewards embarked on a project to document their core values. They hand-picked a diverse list of medium to large-sized companies from 2016 and 2017 best places to work lists.
Articles | People & Culture | Wellbeing
Why You Need an Untouchable Day Every Week
September 6, 2019
Some days it can feel impossible to escape constant meetings and phone calls that get in the way of your personal productivity. Here’s one method for getting back some of that precious time; I finally found a solution that I feel has saved my career, my time, and my sanity. If you’re with me right now, I bet you need this solution too: I call it “Untouchable Days”.
Articles | Entrepreneurship | Funding | Startup | Sustainability
Forget Unicorns. We Need More ‘Zebra’ Startups.
September 3, 2019
Unicorns, growing on an accelerated timeline, must spend significant sums while simultaneously racking up substantial losses in the first few years of operation — feeding their need to continuously raise very large amounts of money, based mainly on equity. Is there another way to grow companies, with different funding schemes and without the continuous desperation to raise enormous amounts of equity?
Articles | Entrepreneurship | Funding | Startup
4 major startup funding mistakes
August 28, 2019
As a new entrepreneur, it’s easy to botch fundraising because you’ve never done it before. And it’s even easier to make these startup funding mistakes.
Articles | Funding | Startup
Diligencing your investor — a checklist for founders
August 27, 2019
As a founder, it’s crucial you do due diligence on your investor. The average VC investment lasts around the same time as the average marriage. You will be working together through thick and thin.
Articles | Artificial Intelligence | Tech
What is AI?
August 20, 2019
The definition of artificial intelligence is continually evolving and the term often gets mangled. Luckily, Karen Hao is here to help.
Articles | Diversity | Funding | Inclusivity
Diversity inside European VC 2.0— Limited progress made
August 17, 2019
Last year, Creandum launched its annual Diversity Index. This Index is a look inside the five funds’ portfolio companies to measure the role of women across each organisation. Creandum is pushing for better gender balance within the tech industry, on the premise that what gets measured gets done.
Articles | Diversity | International | Startup
Benchmarks on Female-Founded Startups in Europe vs the US
August 15, 2019
In this research, Ashlee Kupor aims to provide data-driven insights on female-founded startups in Europe compared to the US. This research sheds light onto the different female startup scenes across oceans.
Articles | Branding | Inclusivity
Gillette’s close shave with purpose-led advertising
August 13, 2019
Gillette gave it a go – and really missed the mark. Futerra explores why Gillette’s ad didn’t work, and what will work as brands become self-aware about their influence on culture, identity and stereotypes.
Articles | People & Culture
The 5 Whys: Understand the root of any problem
August 13, 2019
Buffer knows that sometimes things don’t go according to plan. Tools break, wires get crossed, the best-laid plans fall apart. This guide shows how to get to the root of an unexpected event or challenge by asking “Why?” five times.