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The four big problems of Google according to a former director

Jessica Powell became Google’s global vice president when she decided to step aside two years ago. The news generated surprises and an incognito: Who decides to resign to a charge of those characteristics and to which thousands of people aspire? The woman, who after her resignation had her third child,…

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Gorgias raises $14M to help e-commerce companies deliver faster (and more lucrative) customer service

Gorgias, a startup offering artificial intelligence tools for customer service and support, is announcing that it has raised $14 million in Series A funding. Co-founder and CEO Romain Lapeyre told me that the startup is taking advantage of a broader shift as brands are looking to sell directly to consumers,…

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Meet the community that seeks to build the next 10 ‘unicorns’ in Latin America

Startup Grind is a community whose focus is to sophisticate the founders in order to build the next 10 largest companies in Latin America by 2030. It all started 8 years ago Pablo Lascurain was already a serial entrepreneur, had sold three traditional companies and sought to make a fourth…

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Technology turned into hotels: Learn everything about the first virtual hotel chain

As a good paisa, Andrés Sarrazola has a nose for business. Only in a year and a half, its chain of economic hotels Ayenda, based on technology, went from having two properties in Medellín under its franchise to 60 throughout the country and became the largest in Colombia by number…

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The Karlsruhe based software startup addresses a large market potential

The Karlsruhe based software company Retest has received seed funding of 600,000 euros from High-Tech Gründerfonds. Retest solves a major problem in software development and thus addresses a large market potential. The innovative Retest solution and the strong founders have convinced us and we are very pleased to welcome the…

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Agora Innovation, the fintech based in Frankfurt, keeps growing

The blockchain fintech Agora Innovation from Frankfurt secured its first investment of 750,000 euros in a seed round of financing, announced High-Tech Gründerfonds on 25 February. The semi-state early-stage financier High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) provided the complete sum as the sole investor. Equipped with this start-up capital Agora Innovation wants to…

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A new startup: Three students want to help companies find errors faster and cheaper

While the German start-up scene is gaining in importance, the flow of capital often stagnates in the very early stages of founding a business. Especially students have a hard time implementing their ideas as investors often prefer to wait for the later stages. Business Insider Deutschland, together with the student…

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