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How Unicheck Helps Academic Integrity Thrive
Serhii Tkachenko, CEO of Unicheck, likes to think of the plagiarism prevention software as the ideal “topping” for any learning management system’s basic “pizza.” He sat down to tell us more.
OMQ Is Automating Inefficiency Out of Customer Service
Customer service can be tricky and tedious—both for those trying to get answers and those trying to provide them. That’s where Berlin-based AI startup OMQ GmbH comes in.
How BYBE is Disrupting the Adult Beverage Industry
Alcohol, in addition to being one of the largest revenue drivers in retail, is also one of the most highly regulated industries in the country, with restrictions that vary from state to state. These varying restrictions make alcohol difficult to sell via apps, resulting in missed sales opportunities for retailers. That’s where BYBE comes in.
iVideoSmart Bets on Video to Give Publishers a Boost
Nowadays, hardly a week goes by without fresh news of the struggles of media companies to adapt to the daunting economic landscape of the digital age. To face this challenge, iVideoSmart (IVS), a 3 year old startup based in Singapore, proposes an advertising business model based on the selling power of video.
How Daivergent Is Providing Autistic People With a Stepping-Stone to a Career in Tech
Founded in 2017 by Byron Dai and Rahul Mahida, Daivergent is a platform that connects companies with high-volume data needs—most of them artificial intelligence-related—to a remote workforce comprised of people with autism. Dai and Mahida sat down to tell us more.
Completely All Connected Together: Talking with Fuze Leaders Aaron Evans, Doug Jones, and Khoder Shamy
Boston-based communication tech startup Fuze is bridging the gap between players in global enterprises, but it’s not crossing a babbling brook. It’s traversing a stormy stretch of open ocean. Fuze leaders sat down to tell us more.
Give & Let Give: Kitabisa’s Charitable Crowdfunding
Given the global ubiquity of social media and our ever-interconnected virtual experiences, it might be easy to assume, when thinking about building a platform’s user base, that universal goals are always best. That may be the case for certain sectors, but crowdfunding is a different animal. As a crowdfunding platform specifically tailored to the giving needs and patterns of Indonesians, Kitabisa understands that.
Chorus.ai Brings ‘Conversational Intelligence’ to Sales Data
Chorus.ai brings machine learning to in-person conversations, helping its customers learn as much as possible about how they really do business.
What Works: Two Startup Entrepreneurs On Hiring, Employing Remote Distributed Workforces, and More
At a recent VivaTech 2019 panel, “What Works: How the Best Entrepreneurs are Building Their Startups,” Julien Crochet, VP of sales strategy and enablement at AB Tasty, and Carles Sistare, head of engineering at Ogury, laid out their best tips for how to get things done when you’re a new, growing business with employees all over the world.
How to Find Founder-Market Fit
For entrepreneurs, the importance of product-market fit has become conventional wisdom. Selling the right product to a strong market that really wants it is a cornerstone for growth. But startups and investors are increasingly focusing on a different kind of compatibility: founder-market fit. You may have a great product for a strong market — but are you the right person to build the company? Maybe the most obvious element of founder-market fit is based on experience. It’s essential to have founders with the right kind of skills and background to match the market.