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Cleaning up a Healthcare Mess
Podcast
Episode 15

Cleaning up a Healthcare Mess

By Zina Moukheiber

Orderly Health's co-founder and CEO Kevin Krauth joins us on this episode of Rise of the Next to talk about the scourge of out of date doctor directories.
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Emerging Sectors

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Ammanuel Selameab
Podcast
Episode 13

How Growth Stage Software Companies Can Set the Right Price

Accrue Founder Ammanuel Selameab shares interesting insights on pricing products and services in this episode of Rise of the Next.
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Megha Agarwal
Podcast
Episode 12

Neon Founder Megha Agarwal On Simplifying Buy Now Pay Later

In this episode of Rise of the Next, she explains her approach to scoring customers looking for ease of pay and interest-free loans.
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Stonks Spices Up Digital Demo Day
demo day
7 min read

Stonks Spices Up Digital Demo Day

The company wants to create FOMO around startup investing.
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Promising Regions

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Wai Hong Fong
Podcast
Episode 14

How StoreHub is Helping Small Retailers in Southeast Asia Digitize their Operations

Founder Wai Hong Fong estimates 20 million small shops and restaurants in the region lack easy access to point of sale technology.
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Egypt’s MoneyFellows Uses An Old School Lending Tool to Drive Fintech Innovation
money circle
6 min read

Egypt’s MoneyFellows Uses An Old School Lending Tool to Drive Fintech Innovation

Founder Ahmed Wadi saw promise in digitizing money circles by circumventing some obstacles. 
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500 LatAm Welcomes Batch 15 Startups to its Somos Lucha Program
Somos Lucha
5 min read

500 LatAm Welcomes Batch 15 Startups to its Somos Lucha Program

We selected 10 companies out of 1,040. They hail from Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina, Mexico, and for the first time, Costa Rica.
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Building A Better World

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Digital Ethics For Startups: Paula Goldman From Salesforce Breaks Down The Ethical Implications You Need To Know

Digital Ethics For Startups: Paula Goldman From Salesforce Breaks Down The Ethical Implications You Need To Know

By Courtney Weinstein

Ethical tech isn’t just a concern for Silicon Valley giants, early stage companies should be focused on it too.
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How to B Corp for Startups
8 min read

How to B Corp for Startups

By Courtney Weinstein

Investing Strategies

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Democratizing Entrepreneurial Potential
LGBTQ+
6 min read

Democratizing Entrepreneurial Potential

Economic equity lifts all boats, but in today's macroeconomic environment the goal of equal access to resources for the LGBTQ+ entrepreneurial community is harder than ever to achieve--and that’s bad news for everyone.
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The Secrets to Venture Studio Model Success
venture studios
22 min read

The Secrets to Venture Studio Model Success

In this study, we look into some of the most commonly held beliefs for why venture studios thrive, and compare them with our internal data and the performance of a select group of noteworthy venture studios.
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Blockbusters vs. Sleeper Hits: What Movies Can Teach Us About Startup Investing
sleeper hits
9 min read

Blockbusters vs. Sleeper Hits: What Movies Can Teach Us About Startup Investing

Just like sleeper hit movies, there are unicorns that grow under the radar and get virtually no buzz for years, but deliver high valuations and even better multiples for investors.
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Founder Tips

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Klaus Wehage and Aaron McDaniel
Podcast
Episode 11

Tips for Founders on Scaling Globally

By Shereen Abdulla

Aaron McDaniel and Klaus Wehage of 10X Innovation Lab join us on our podcast Rise of the Next to discuss the importance of building a company with a global mindset from the start.
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Detecting Cognitive Biases in Decision Making
8 min read

Detecting Cognitive Biases in Decision Making

By Courtney Weinstein

Venture Education Resources

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Africa: 500’s Next Ecosystem Hub
Corporate
18 min read

Africa: 500’s Next Ecosystem Hub

With a portfolio of 74 African startups, 500 Global has been and expects to continue to be actively investing on the continent.
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5 Steps for CEOs to Innovate Like a VC

5 Steps for CEOs to Innovate Like a VC

  How future-focused are today’s business leaders? The cliche is that many are managing for the next quarter. Many sp...

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Startup-Corporate Experiments: Finding Success with Proof-of-Concepts

Startup-Corporate Experiments: Finding Success with Proof-of-Concepts

Over the past decade, corporations have made large strides in pushing innovation efforts to protect against disruption and...

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