Entrepreneurship

What 227 Y Combinator pitches will teach you about startups – TechCrunch

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh, human take on this week’s startup news and trends. To receive this in your inbox, subscribe here. In some ways, Y Combinator’s semi-annual demo day is somewhat predictable: there will be dropouts at Stanford, last-minute pivots, and, as always, promises of short-term profitability. We even made a bingo board …

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Africa Startup Initiative Program (ASIP) 2023 for African tech startups. (EUR 15,000 in cash funding)

Application deadline: November 12, 2022 ASIP is a program launched by Telecel Group as part of CSR activities. ASIP contributes significantly to the African community to help young startups in Africa whose innovative ideas are creating a difference in their communities. The Africa Startup Initiative program is a program founded by Moh Damush, CEO of …

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I Reviewed 3,000 Healthcare Startups: Here Are 10 Things I Wish Every Founder Knew | by StartUp Health | Sep 2022

Lauren Schafer, Ventures Director at StartUp Health, reviews the presentations and virtual data rooms of health innovation companies every day. Here are five things that turn her on about a startup app and five things that get her deleted. In her role as Director of Enterprises at StartUp Health, Lauren Schafer has reviewed the bridges …

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Saudi Arabia to explore uncharted waters in desalination sector

RIYADH: Saudi companies topped Forbes’ annual Arab Top 100 Family Businesses ranking with 37 entries, followed by the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait with 25 and 8 entries respectively. According to the Forbes press release, these three countries made up 75% of the top 20 on the list. Additionally, all of the family businesses in …

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The founders of Capiter, a well-funded Egyptian B2B start-up, have been fired following allegations of fraud

Last September, Egyptian startup Capiter raised $33 million in Series A funding to compete in the country’s growing e-commerce and B2B retail space. A year later, the startup laid off several employees and now its CEO and COO have been relieved of their duties after allegedly mismanaging the funds. Here’s what we know so far. …

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Gilbert philanthropy commits $10 million to develop startups in Detroit

As part of its involvement in the initiative, ID Ventures will source high-growth venture capital deals and invest between $25,000 and $250,000 using the SAFE rating mechanism. The seed funding body will also provide business coaching and other programs, according to the release. “ID Ventures is thrilled to partner with Venture 313,” said Martin Dober, …

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