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Oman develops technology fund to invest in global entrepreneurs

An interview with Yousuf Al Harthy, CEO of the Oman Technology Fund, and Hanan Askalan, a member of the Board of Directors about what the fund is, why it was started and how it operates.

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How VR can improve anti-harassment training

Startup Vantage Point uses VR to improve anti-harassment training, allowing participants to experience a situation in which they're a bystander and practice responses.

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5 infamous startup failures in 2017: pick your lessons

In reality, startups rise and startups fail. Like other business ventures, there are many factors to consider in starting a company and making it thrive.

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Businesses of all sizes have a lot to learn from the startup world

Taking a page out of the book of these new disruptors will open the door to new opportunities to collaborate, to merge conventional wisdom with disruptive thinking and to create business models of the future.

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New technologies take aim at IT’s diversity problem

From the job description to the workplace, female entrepreneurs are designing new tools to mitigate bias in hiring, company culture and decision making.

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What banks can learn from fintech startups

To weather the fintech market’s overgrowth, traditional banks can ramp up digital investments and operate more like nimble startups by turning existing capabilities into reusable assets designed for broad consumption.

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Technology-led innovation in digital health: The law of inverse relationships

Digital health solutions, especially those built on emerging technologies, face a conundrum of high investments and low returns in the near term. Crossing the chasm requires an understanding of key market factors.

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Step aside venture capital: Corporates are stepping up to the plate

For a few years now there’s been a tremendous amount of VC investment available for scaling tech businesses. But things are changing. Corporates are now getting in on the act, building relationships with early-stage ventures and...

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Why you need to stop comparing Snap to Facebook

Snap’s short life as a public company took a turn for the worse this week. While dramatic slides in value aren’t unprecedented for new publicly traded social firms, Snap does have some perception problems to address.

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Coca Cola’s investments in startups is the real thing for innovation

The biggest soft drink company in the world is investing in a wide range of startups because it’s a good move for business.

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Do you really need a CEO?

Two very different companies; one surprising similarity: They don't need a CEO to be successful.

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Investor with golden touch for social startups is jazzed about the enterprise

A venture capitalist with massive wins in the consumer social market is excited about the parallels he sees in the enterprise. Apps for work are going through a rebirth and Bijan Sabet is putting money on it.

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Deciding when to scale: 3 big questions every tech startup needs to ask

Sure, you've got a growth plan. But how do know, exactly, when it's time to scale?

How to make money from open source software

What steps you need to take – and what mistakes you need to avoid – if you want to launch an open source software startup.

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Snap soars on IPO, now what?

Snap began trading on the New York Stock Exchange today and shares soared. The company -- now valued at $28.33 billion -- has no profits to speak of, so where does it go from here?

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The best project management software for small business: 7 affordable tools

There’s no shortage of project management solutions for mid-size and large businesses. Small businesses, though, have limited budgets and simply can't afford high-priced project management software. Here are seven affordable options.

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9 simple ways to raise capital for your ecommerce startup

Entrepreneurs and investors share their tips on how to get cash to fund a new business.

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5 things you need to know about Snap’s IPO

Snap is preparing for one of the most anticipated IPOs in years. The company revealed some surprises and important details about its business in a new filing.

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4 ways angel investing can be fun for CIOs

The best hobby a CIO can have is angel investing. Think about it, if you work as a CIO, you’ve probably got some great insight on what’s working, what’s not and where the market is headed. This piece explains how to get started and...

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8 tech startup trends to watch in 2017

Artificial intelligence startups will be big next year, along with startups in cybersecurity, chatbots, VR and legalized recreational marijuana, according to experts.

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