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Tech Moves: Providence leader returns to...

Jessica Shapiro. (Photo LinkedIn) — Jessica Shapiro will join LiveRamp as Chief Marketing Officer. Shapiro is a marketing veteran, having previously held leadership positions at companies including Microsoft, Starbucks, Zulily and SAP Concur. She was most recently vice president of Bellevue, Washington-based startup Icertis. Shapiro will manage global marketing operations for LiveRamp, a publicly traded […]

Accelerator program director aims to ‘sh

Emilie Heidemann | Wisconsin State Journal Nichole Crust has always been a people person. And it’s her love for helping others that she says will serve her well as the new director of a program that aims to elevate black-led businesses in Madison. Last December, downtown startup developer gener8tor and the Urban League of Greater […]

Entrepreneurs take the leap | Millenniu...

There have always been those who have a nugget of idea, drive, determination and the dream of starting a business. The past two years have brought new twists, opportunities and people to the world of entrepreneurship. “There have always been people who want to start their own business, but I think the pandemic has created […]

Launch NY presents its review of the yea...

Launch NY officials say despite another tough year, it grew its investments in local startups by 33.9% to $2.987 million in 2021. Additionally, it continued its pace of two to four investments per month , making it the most active seed fund in New York State and one of the most active in the country […]

Startup Accelerator – What is it and how

Startup accelerators can offer a lot of value to their participants. Because there are so many options, it’s best to research each one and pick the one that’s right for you. Accelerators are a good alternative for organizations that have already established themselves but need help growing and growing. Acceptance into an accelerator comes with […]

What Founders Need to Know About Venture...

Believe it or not, receiving capital in exchange for equity isn’t the only way to fund your startup. In addition to equity, there is also venture capital debt – an often overlooked but attractive source of growth capital for startups. As turbulent times approach, as we are now with the Covid-19 pandemic, savvy companies are […]

Harbert European Growth Capital Fund II,...

LONDON, April 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Harbert European Growth Capital Fund II, SCSp (“HEGC”) has funded Codec.ai (“Codec”) with venture capital. Codec is a fast-growing contextual data platform, providing unique consumer trend insights for leading brands to optimize their digital marketing techniques. They already work with some of the biggest global companies such as […]