Make or Break – Establishing Product Market Fit is Crucial to Success

Product Market Fit is a make-or-break factor for startups. Even the best products can fail without market demand, while an average product can succeed if the demand exists.  What does success look like once companies reach this critical milestone? The product resonates with the market means that:  Customer actively buys, uses and recommends the product… Continue reading Make or Break – Establishing Product Market Fit is Crucial to Success

Demand Generation is Broken; There is a Better Way to Improve Win Rates

Demand Generation is a broad marketing practice aimed at creating awareness and interest in a company’s products or services. It involves using various tactics across numerous channels, such as content marketing, social media ads, and more. While the practice has been around for as long as brands have existed, it has undergone some significant changes… Continue reading Demand Generation is Broken; There is a Better Way to Improve Win Rates

AI and the Future of Passwords with 1Password CEO Jeff Shiner

Transcript Afternoon, everyone. My name is Hessie Jones, and I’m happy to be joined by Jeff Shiner at one password. And today we’re going to be talking about AI and the future of passwords. So what are the implications? Everybody’s talking about AI in this conference, but what are the implications of generative AI on… Continue reading AI and the Future of Passwords with 1Password CEO Jeff Shiner

Evolving DEI within Venture Capital with Gayatri Sarkar of Advaita Capital

Transcript Hessie Jones So today we’re facing several headwinds in this fast-paced tech economy. This is global race to actually win in the advancement of artificial intelligence between the east and the West. However, what we’re finding is that there are these clear. Impediments that persist to drive change in our current technologies. That are… Continue reading Evolving DEI within Venture Capital with Gayatri Sarkar of Advaita Capital

Empowering Change: Shaping the Future of Venture Capital through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

by Chhata Gupta In the rapidly advancing tech economy, a critical challenge persists with the underrepresentation of diverse voices within the venture capital (VC) ecosystem. This gap not only curtails technological innovation but also overlooks a vast pool of innovation and diversity that is crucial for shaping an inclusive future. The evolution of Diversity, Equity,… Continue reading Empowering Change: Shaping the Future of Venture Capital through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Building a Personal Brand as a Tech Leader

Transcript Hessie Jones So these days there has been this surge of people who are developing influence within their specific corner of the market. These are the digital craters who specialize in a niche, and they begin to establish themselves as big experts in their field. There’s this rise of influence that these days has… Continue reading Building a Personal Brand as a Tech Leader

Startup Resilience Navigating Relationships for Early-Stage Founders

Growth Hackers determined that the greatest indicator of startup success is resilience: “You might feel that things are moving slow in your company – that is natural. You may make decisions, that, in retrospect may lead to undesired consequences, or perceived setbacks in your goal to reach critical milestones. If you are an entrepreneur building… Continue reading Startup Resilience Navigating Relationships for Early-Stage Founders

Hero AI Seeks to Transform Mindsets in the Lagging Healthcare Sector

The resistance to change is emblematic in a sector that has idealized practices and the legacy systems that have been working for decades. One founder seeks to disrupt this. AI adoption continues to lag in the healthcare sector. The complexity and sensitivity of patient data, how they’re governed and communicated within systems and between institutions… Continue reading Hero AI Seeks to Transform Mindsets in the Lagging Healthcare Sector

Is 2024 the Year of Investor Restraint and Startup Resilience?

Will 2024 will be another challenging year for startup founders? The world bank came out with the following prediction for 2024: “Global growth is projected to slow for the third year in a row—from 2.6% last year to 2.4% in 2024, almost three-quarters of a percentage point below the average of the 2010s. Developing economies… Continue reading Is 2024 the Year of Investor Restraint and Startup Resilience?

Can We Safeguard Our Identities in an Increasingly Automated Web?

As of February 2023, 850 million people globally don’t have an ID: no birth certificate, national ID–a legal identification that enables access to basic services like setting up bank accounts, getting a job–a system we’ve taken for granted in the West. Solving the identity problem becomes more pronounced as societies become increasingly digital. This will… Continue reading Can We Safeguard Our Identities in an Increasingly Automated Web?