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Is Your Internal Communications Strategy Evolving With Tech?

July 10

Legislation, technology, employees, company policies — HR pros are always dealing with change. One of the biggest, but often overlooked, workforce evolutions dates all the way back to the days of cave drawings: communications.   No matter how the workforce has transformed over the years, successful businesses rely on effective internal communications. That’s why HR […]

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BuildDirect rebuilds with execs from Amazon Business

July 10

A new team of executives with experience at Amazon Business, SAP Ariba and Dell is putting a new face on the operations of marketplace BuildDirect.com. An online seller and marketplace operator of home building materials is staffing up for a bigger run at the e-commerce market.   BuildDirect.com Technologies Inc., which specializes in selling large […]

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Unicorn Founder, English Buff: Kathryn Petralia, Kabbage President, Is Shaking Things Up In FinTech

July 9

Kathryn Petralia is not your typical FinTech founder. She’s a woman, she lives in Atlanta, she’s an English major, and her Twitter handle is @Kabbitch— and it’s pronounced exactly how you think it is.   She also shies away from the spotlight, so the media tour that has her on the road speaking about the […]

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Kabbage Survey Reveals the Most Successful Small Business Owners Reach Profitability in the First Four Years of Business

June 20

Marketing is the most underinvested area among small businesses owners, but the most important for growth   ATLANTA (PRWEB) JUNE 20, 2018   Kabbage, Inc., a global financial services, technology and data platform serving small businesses, released survey data that uncovers insights from 500 established small businesses and the key moments that triggered their growth. The […]

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Selling bras like Tupperware: Ruby Ribbon reshapes direct sales

June 8

As a dozen women mingled in the Noe Valley living room and sipped Chablis from mason jars, comments wafted through the air:   “I have a gorgeous one-shoulder dress I want to wear but I’ve gained some weight.”   “I want a bra that will look chic even if it shows.”   “I need to […]

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Improved ape genome assemblies give human evolution insights

June 7

New, higher-quality assemblies of great ape genomes have now been generated without the guidance of the human reference genome. The effort to reduce “humanizing” discovery bias in great ape genomes provides a clearer view of the genetic differences that arose as humans diverged from other primates.   In the June 8 issue of Science, researchers report […]

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WorkFusion expands $50M Series E round, adds Guardian, NewYork-Presbyterian, The PNC Financial Services Group and AI Capital as strategic investors

May 31

NEW YORK, May 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — WorkFusion, the leading robotic process automation (RPA) software company, announced the participation of strategic customers Guardian, NewYork-Presbyterian, and The PNC Financial Services Group in its Series E funding. The company also announced that Alpha Intelligence Capital (AIC), a fund dedicated exclusively to investing in companies with deep Artificial Intelligence technology […]

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EmployeeChannel Expands By Adding East Coast Operations

May 29

The workforce communication solution teams with Empire State Development (ESD) to open a software development center in downtown Rochester, NY.   EmployeeChannel, Inc. (http://www.employeechannelinc.com), today announced the company is opening a software development center in Rochester, New York. The company selected the Rochester location because of its proximity to local talent and the talent pool […]

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Kabbage Sees More Mobile Lending, Women and Minority Owned Businesses Seeking Funds

May 27

Online lending platform Kabbage says it sees more mobile lending, more women and minority owned businesses seeking loans and more businesses from rural and lower to middle income communities too.   Small Business Trends connected with Kathryn Petralia, president of Kabbage, to learn more about its core offering and other steps it’s taken to add […]

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Webscale Networks powers the engine beyond ecommerce

May 26

The infrastructure as a service market is $22.5 billion in size, and James Smith’s Webscale is working with every SMB and enterprise wanting to enter the ecommerce market.   Startup: Webscale Networks   Founded: 2013   Location: Bengaluru/Boulder-USA   Founder: James Smith   What do they solve: They help SMBs to migrate their website to the cloud and manage peak […]

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