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PE-backed Bristol Hospice buys Optimal Health Services

2018-07-18 22:30

Bristol Hospice, a portfolio Company of Webster Capital, has acquired Optimal Health Services, a hospice provider in California. No financial terms were disclosed.

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JDRF T1D Fund appoints Ellias as managing director

2018-07-18 22:30

The JDRF T1D Fund, a venture philanthropy fund focused on type 1 diabetes, has named Katie Ellias as managing director. Previously, Ellias worked at Endeavour Vision where she was a senior investment

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PE HUB Second Opinion

2018-07-18 22:30

In Second Opinion, the EU slaps Google with a $5 billion fine, Alibaba is buying a minority take in Focus Media and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is writing a book about..Netflix.

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iNovia Capital co-leads $5.5 mln seed round of Armored Things

2018-07-18 22:30

Armored Things has raised $5.5 million in a seed-stage financing. The round was led by U.S. venture capital firm Glasswing Ventures and Canadian firm iNovia Capital and joined by new and existing inve

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NMS-backed Cordental buys Tennessee dental practice

2018-07-18 20:01

Cordental Group, a portfolio company of NMS Capital, has acquired Dr. Lis Bradley's dental practice based in Brentwood, Tennessee. No financial terms were disclosed.

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ACG wraps up fourth fund at $350 mln

2018-07-18 20:01

Alliance Consumer Growth has closed its fourth fund at a hard cap of $350 million. Alliance Consumer Growth Fund IV will focus on investing in fast-growing "rising star" brands. No placement agent was

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Shopoff provides $3.5 mln loan to Rancho Village Partners

2018-07-18 20:01

Irvine, California-based Shopoff Realty Investments, a real estate investment firm, has provided a $3.5 million loan to Rancho Village Partners, a Nevada limited liability company in the Las Vegas met

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First Reserve to acquire Dresser NGS

2018-07-18 20:01

First Reserve has agreed to buy  Dresser Natural Gas Solutions from Baker Hughes, a GE company. No financial terms were disclosed. Simpson Thacher is representing First Reserve on the deal. Dresser NG

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Churchill backs Kramer’s acquisition of anti-dandruff shampoo brand Nizoral

2018-07-18 20:01

Churchill Asset Management has provided a senior secured credit facility to back Kramer Laboratories' acquisition of Nizoral, an anti-dandruff shampoo brand. No financial terms were disclosed. Kramer

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Wealth management firm Diversified Trust raises over $155 mln for sixth PE fund

2018-07-18 20:01

Diversified Trust, a wealth management firm, has closed its sixth private equity fund at over $155 million, beating its $150 million target. The limited partners of this fund included clients and Dive

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Venminder rakes in $5 mln Series B

2018-07-18 20:01

Elizabethtown, Kentucky-based Venminder, the financial services industry’s solution for third party risk management, has secured $5 million in Series B follow-on financing. MissionOG led the round wit

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2018-07-18 17:47

Platinum Equity to seek $6.5B-$8B for fifth flagship; Ex-Warburg tech investor Ian Chiu joins Owl Ventures: Genstar to buy majority of Cetera for $1.7B

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Zeev Ventures leads Series B round for Reali

2018-07-18 17:47

San Mateo, California-based Reali, a real estate app, has secured $20 million in Series B funding. Zeev Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Signia Venture Part

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Colony Industrial buys two Baltimore warehouse properties

2018-07-18 17:47

Colony Industrial, a light industrial platform of Colony Capital Inc, has acquired two Baltimore-based warehouse properties. No financial terms were disclosed. CBRE’s Robert Cashman and Jonathan Beard

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VC-backed Fugue appoints Merrick as CEO

2018-07-18 17:47

Frederick, Maryland-based Fugue, which automates security and compliance in the cloud, has named Phillip Merrick as CEO. Recently, Merrick worked at SparkPost. Fugue’s backers include New Enterprise A

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Greycroft closes fifth fund at $250 mln

2018-07-18 17:47

Greycroft has raised $250 million for its fifth fund. As with its previous funds, Greycroft will focus on B2B and B2C internet and mobile companies.

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ICE completes Chicago Stock Exchange acquisition

2018-07-18 17:47

Intercontinental Exchange has closed its previously announced acquisition of the Chicago Stock Exchange. No financial terms were disclosed. CHX will continue to operate as a registered national securi

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Centivo snags $34 mln Series A

2018-07-18 17:47

Centivo, a new type of self-funded health plan, has raised $34 million in Series A funding. Bain Capital Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included from F-Prime Capit

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Tower Three takes controlling stake in Nurse Assist

2018-07-18 17:47

Tower Three Partners has made a controlling stake in Haltom City, Texas-based Nurse Assist LLC, a maker of medical devices. No financial terms were disclosed. In conjunction with the funding, Kevin Se

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PE-backed Back Yard Burgers recruits new CEO

2018-07-18 17:47

Nashville-based burger franchise Back Yard Burgers, which is backed by Axum Capital Partners, has named Scott Shotter as CEO. Previously, he worked at Moe's Southwest Grill where he was vice president

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Analytic Ventures forms advisory board

2018-07-18 17:47

Analytic Ventures, a venture studio fund focused on artificial intelligence, has formed its advisory board. Juergen Stark, CEO of Turtle Beach, is joining as chief adviser. Among those joining Stark a

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Swivel picks up $4.75 mln seed

2018-07-18 17:47

Swivel, an online service where companies can find and design their own plug-and-play workspace and pay for it on flexible terms, has raised $4.75 million in seed funding. First Round Capital led the

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India business news site The Ken lands $1.5 mln Series A

2018-07-18 17:47

The Ken, an India-based business news site, has raised $1.5 million in Series A funding, according to an announcement on its site. Omidyar Network led the round.

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Swim.ai grabs $11 mln Series B

2018-07-18 17:47

San Jose, California-based Swim.ai, an edge intelligence software firm, has secured $11 million in Series B funding, according to a blog post. Cambridge Innovation Capital led the round.

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China Tower eyes $8.8 billion from Hong Kong IPO: Reuters

2018-07-18 17:47

Mobile phone infrastructure company China Tower is planning to raise up to about US$8.8bn from a Hong Kong IPO at a valuation of up to US$35bn, sources told Reuters.

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U.S. building product firms NCI and Ply Gem to merge: Reuters

2018-07-18 17:47

U.S. building product makers NCI Building Systems Inc (NCS.N) and privately-held Ply Gem Parent LLC said on Tuesday they will merge in an all-stock deal, creating a company with an equity valuation of

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FRVR fetches $3 mln seed in Accel-led round

2018-07-18 17:47

FRVR, a Malta-based games publisher, has secured $3 million in seed funding. Accel led the round.

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Children’s media brand Pocket.watch nabs $15 mln Series B

2018-07-18 17:47

Culver City, California-based Pocket.watch, a children's media brand, has secured $15 million Series B funding. Viacom led the round with participation from other investors that included Greycroft and

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Perry Creek Capital collects over $604 mln for sophomore fund

2018-07-18 17:47

Perry Creek Capital has raised over $604 million for its second fund, according to an SEC filing. No target was listed on the document.

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Rubius Therapeutics goes public

2018-07-18 17:47

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Rubius Therapeutics, a creator of cellular therapies, has debuted its IPO after pricing its over 10.4 million shares at $23 per share. The stock began trading July 18, 2

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Primary care app K Health inks $12.5 mln

2018-07-18 17:47

New York-based K Health, a primary care app, has raised $12.5 million in financing. The investors were Mangrove Capital Partners, Lerer Hippeau, Primary Venture Partners, BoxGroup, Max Ventures, Besse

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Openpath attracts $20 mln Series B

2018-07-18 17:47

Los Angeles-based Openpath, a provider of smart, secure access systems for the modern office, has raised $20 million in Series B funding. Emergence Capital led the round.

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H.I.G. Capital sells Kondor

2018-07-18 17:47

H.I.G. Capital has sold UK-based Kondor, a provider of audio and mobile accessory products, to DCC Technology. No financial terms were disclosed.

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VC-backed Crinetics Pharmaceuticals debuts IPO

2018-07-18 17:47

San Diego-based Crinetics Pharmaceuticals, a drug developer focused on rare endocrine diseases and endocrine-related tumors, has raised $102 million for its IPO after pricing its 6 million shares at $

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Lygos takes in $15.5 mln Series B

2018-07-18 17:47

Lygos Inc, a creator of new biology based products, has raised $15.5 million in Series B financing. IA Ventures and First Round Capital led the round with participation from Y Combinator Continuity Fu

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Service Fusion pulls in $10 mln Series A

2018-07-18 17:47

Texas-based Service Fusion, a field service management software provider, has secured $10 million in Series A funding. The investor was Five Elms Capital.

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Custom framing firm Framebridge nets $30 mln Series C

2018-07-18 17:47

Washington, D.C.-based Framebridge, a direct-to-consumer custom framing company, has secured $30 million in Series C funding, according to a blog post. T. Rowe Price led the round.

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Mantis Vision raises $55 million in round led by Luenmei, Samsung: Reuters

2018-07-18 17:47

Israeli high-tech firm Mantis Vision, which provides 3D content capture and sharing technologies, said on Monday it raised $55 million in a round led by China-based Luenmei Quantum Co and Samsung Cata

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SoftBank Vision Funds invests in camera maker Light

2018-07-18 15:46

San Francisco-based Light, which develops computational imaging technology, announced it has raised $121 million in Series D funding. SoftBank, through its Vision Fund, led the round, with Leica Camer

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Seeq raises $23 mln from Altira, Chevron Technology and others

2018-07-18 13:31

Seattle-based Seeq Corp, a provider of industrial internet of things advanced analytics software, announced it has raised $23 million in Series B funding. Altira Group led the round with participation

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PE HUB First Read

2018-07-18 13:31

First Read kicks off the day with news that Texas Instruments' CEO resigns, Amazon's Prime Day's U.S. were bigger than last year's despite glitches, and Walmart is considering launching a subscription

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Zoox raising $500 mln round: reports

2018-07-18 13:31

Zoox, a driverless car startup, has raised $500 million in a new round of funding, according to press reports. The round values Zoox at $3.2 billion, TechCrunch said. Mike Cannon-Brookes of Grok Ventu

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TPG, Hellman & Friedman boost management fees on new funds: Bloomberg

2018-07-18 13:31

Buyout shops including TPG and Hellman & Friedman are increasing management fees on the funds they’re looking to raise, Bloomberg reported. The move follows similar actions from Apollo Global Manageme

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Advantedge Commercial buys Henry Howard Cashflow Finance

2018-07-18 13:31

Advantedge Commercial Finance, a portfolio company of Mobeus Equity Partners, has acquired Henry Howard Cashflow Finance. Financial terms weren’t announced. Henry Howard Cashflow Finance, of the U.K.,

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Accomplice taps Shah as principal

2018-07-18 13:31

Accomplice has named Jayni Shah as a principal, according to a spokesperson for the San Francisco-based venture firm. Shah will work out of Accomplice’s San Francisco office. Previously, she was an in

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Musician Peter Gabriel invests in blockchain startup Provenance

2018-07-18 13:31

Provenance said July 18 that it raised additional funding from musician Peter Gabriel as well as Working Capital Fund, which led the round. Also taking part were Digital Currency Group, Merian Venture

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Gridiron Capital takes control of The Service Companies

2018-07-18 13:31

Gridiron Capital LLC said July 18 that it acquired a controlling stake in The Service Companies Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. The Service Companies, of Miami, consists of Heart of House Serv

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Genstar to buy majority of Cetera Financial

2018-07-18 01:00

Genstar Capital has agreed to buy a majority of Aretec Group Inc, holding company of Cetera Financial Group. Financial terms weren’t announced. Cetera, of El Segundo, California, is a network of nearl

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

The easier your software is to try, the less value a prospect might attribute to it.

2018-07-17 23:30

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EEOC investigating alleged gender inequity at Uber, sources say

2018-07-17 23:30

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$40M round positions content-delivery startup Fastly for IPO

2018-07-17 23:30

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Funding round brings in $62M for drug startup Pliant

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Toast raises $115M for software development, expansion

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Mastering sales cash flow

2018-07-17 23:30

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Reduce stress by keeping a positive attitude

2018-07-17 23:30

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Report: China picking up pace of VC investment in US

2018-07-17 23:30

Chinese venture capital investment in the US came close to $2.4 billion in the January through May period.  -More-

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Fast-growing Katerra looks to make mark its mark on construction

2018-07-17 23:30

Katerra, a maker of building parts, has expanded rapidly since its founding in 2015.  -More-

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Startup sector is flush with funding

2018-07-17 23:30

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Using a free trial to drive sales

2018-07-17 23:30

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Nach 100-Millionen-ICO: Kik bringt Kinit-App und lässt Nutzer Kryptogeld verdienen

2018-07-18 22:00

Die Messaging-App Kik hat eine Standalone-App an den Start gebracht, mit der Nutzer die Kryptowährung Kin verdienen können. Kinit steht zunächst als Beta für Android-Geräte bereit. Im Herbst 2017 ha

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Accenture: Akquisition des Startups Kogentix soll Big Data und Analytics Business stärken

2018-07-18 19:31

NEW YORK (IT-Times) - Der IT- und Outsourcing-Dienstleister Accenture plc. hat in der vergangenen Woche eine Übernahme gemeldet und das Startup Kogentix erworben.

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2018-07-18 18:30

Unternehmensbeschreibung: Kluges Fernsehen – mit FEATVRE. Wir sind ein junges und ambitioniertes Startup aus Babelsberg, das innovative redaktionelle Dienste im Umfeld der Online-Mediennutzung und des

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Content Marketing Editor Tierbedarf (m/w) vollz.

2018-07-18 18:30

Pets Deli ist ein schnell wachsendes E-Commerce Startup für Premium Tiernahrung im Herzen von Berlin. Mit der Mission „Tiernahrung Neu Gedacht” verbannen wir minderwertiges Futter aus den Näpfen aller

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Praktikum Inhouse Consulting im sportlichen E-Commerce Startup (m/w)

2018-07-18 18:16

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(Studentische) Hilfskraft für Doku-Plattform

2018-07-18 17:00

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Dubai – Idealer Standort für dein Startup oder deine Investition

2018-07-18 17:00

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#DealMonitor - ProSiebenSat.1 investiert in Fitnesskosmetik- Die Deals des Tages

2018-07-18 16:46

Im aktuellen #DealMonitor (18. Juli), unserer täglichen Übersicht über alle Deals und Exits in der DACH-Region, gibt es wieder alle Deals der letzten 24 Stunden! Darunter: Gilde Buy Out Partners übern

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Erfolg durch Präsenz: 3 Übungen für mehr Achtsamkeit

2018-07-18 16:17

Du bist immer im Morgen statt im Hier und Jetzt? 3 Tipps, wie du den Augenblick bewusst erlebst und mit Achtsamkeit deine Ziele verfolgst.

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Kinder lernen sicheres Chatten mit Privalino und HTC

2018-07-18 15:15

Frankfurt, 18.07.2018 (PresseBox) - Das Frankfurter Startup Kitext setzt sich mit seiner Instant Messaging App Privalino dafür ein, Kinder vor sexuellem Missbrauch im Internet zu schützen. Mithilfe...

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#Hintergrund - Finanzcheck.de: Alles, was man zum Exit wissen muss

2018-07-18 14:31

In den vergangenen Jahren sammelte Finanzcheck.de, das zuletzt rund 230 Mitarbeiter beschäftigte, mehr als 46 Millionen Euro Venture Capital ein. Nun wandert das FinTech unter das Dach von Scout24. De

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Fintech: So macht ein Startup deutsche Traditionsbanken digital

2018-07-18 13:17

Deutsche Traditionsbanken tun sich schwer mit digitalen Angeboten. Zwei Ex-Banker der Deutschen Bank wollen das jetzt ändern.

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btov Partners veräußert Anteile an FINANZCHECK - Scout24 AG erwirbt führendes Kreditvergleichsportal für 285 Mio. Euro

2018-07-18 13:00

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#Zahlencheck - Book A Tiger: Verluste steigen – Mitgründer geht

2018-07-18 12:31

2016 erwirtschaftete Book A Tiger, das sich im Gegensatz zu Helpling inzwischen vor allem auf B2B-Kunden fokussiert, einen Jahresfehlbetrag in Höhe von 5,9 Millionen Euro, im Vorjahr waren es 5,3 Mill

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Startup-Investition: Logistik-Software von ASE wird siebenstellig über Companisto finanziert

2018-07-18 11:46

{{MP_0}} Klaus Hoppe (Kaufmännischer Leiter, CFO, li.) und Eric Steck (Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, CEO). Quelle ASE GmbH ASE macht Güterverkehr auf der Straße und Schiene verfolgbar   Weltweit

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“Was uns fehlt, ist der Drang was Großes zu machen“ - Lea-Sophie Cramer im Podcast „Update mit“

2018-07-18 11:46

Im Podcast „Update mit…“ lässt die Digital Hub Initiative die Persönlichkeiten zu Wort kommen, die die digitale Zukunft in Deutschland vorantreiben und prägen. In Folge drei spricht Amorelie-Gründerin

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11:10: Rocket Internet: Das könnte neuen Schub geben!

2018-07-18 11:45

Lange Zeit fristeten Startup-Finanzierer wie Rocket Internet, German Startup Group oder Ecommerce Alliance an der Börse eher ein Nischendasein. Was auch daran lag, dass die Risikofinanzierung vielen .

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Das, was man lernt, ist das, was einen wachsen lässt.

2018-07-18 11:00

Klaus Haasis, Innovationsexperte und Startup-Coach war zu Gast bei der exklusiven EDELWEISS Frühstücks-Keynote im Hotel Das Triest

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qiibee gewinnt strategische Partner in China

2018-07-18 11:00

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#StartupTicker - Scout24 kauft Finanzcheck.de: Kaufpreis: 285 Millionen

2018-07-18 10:15

+++ Scout24 übernimmt Finanzcheck.de. Eines der bestfinanzierten FinTech-Unternehmen des Landes legt damit einen der größten FinTech-Exit in der DACH-Region überhaupt hin. Der Kaufpreis in Höhe von 28

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StartUp schafft neue Arbeitsplätze!

2018-07-18 10:15

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50 Jahre Intel: Rückblick auf 50 Jahre große Erfolge und große Misserfolge

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#interview #Ruhrgebiet - Der Gründer von Luups ist “ein bisschen verrückt”

2018-07-18 08:00

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Gründerhilfe: SAP kombiniert eigene Produkte mit Lösungen von Startups

2018-07-18 06:15

SAP hilft mit dem „Startup-Accelerator“-Programm jungen Firmen, Lösungen im SAP-Umfeld zu entwickeln. So erhalten Startups Zugang zum SAP-Ökosystem und Kundenstamm, das Unternehmen selbst erweitert se

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Customer Service 101: Phone Etiquette for Small Businesses

2018-07-18 17:00

Managing a customer service call center starts with providing the right phone etiquette training.

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2018-07-18 06:30

It’s true data, and our new found ability to sift through large volumes of it, has come with many benefits: fraud detection, genomics, natural language processing to name a few. But, data doesn’t get