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A Year After Raising $6.5 Million, GoodGood Shuts Down Saying It Can't Find More Money

A Year After Raising $6.5 Million, GoodGood Shuts Down Saying It Can’t Find More Money

The company says the downturn has had a “dramatic impact” on its local commerce fast delivery business. Almost a year to the day after the close of a major seed round, Toronto-based GoodGood ceased operations after failing to secure additional capital. The local commerce fast delivery startup announced the news Nov. 21 in a statement …

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Founders Must ‘Accept Reality’, Says Hetz Ventures | CTech

It’s no secret that startups are going to take a beating in the coming months, and VCs are scrambling to help their portfolio companies weather the storm. When he asked Hetz Ventures how different companies should prepare for the coming year, his managing partner Judah Taub offered some suggestions. “Here is some of what we …

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How This CPA Used His Title to Start Two Small Businesses | Company

Do you want to enter the world of business or finance? With so much information available, endless courses and a mountain of college degrees, it can be hard to know where to start. And TTaking the first step can often seem like the hardest part. This is where a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation can …

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Pipe founding team quits as hunt for 'veteran' CEO begins

Pipe founding team quits as hunt for ‘veteran’ CEO begins

The three co-founders of alternative finance start-up Pipe are stepping down as executives of the company in one of the most dramatic management shake-ups seen in the world of fintech startups in some time. Miami-based Pipe said today it was looking for a “veteran” CEO as Harry Hurst, who has been the face of the …

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Why Startups Should Embrace Radical Transparency

Why Startups Should Embrace Radical Transparency

After high-profile startup failures like FTX or Theranos, investors, employees, customers, and policymakers are all asking what could have been done differently to secure accountability and prevent mismanagement. But startup founders should join this list: it’s in their interest to accept transparency and accountability, especially to their investors. This advice goes against some misconceptions that …

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Ministers from ESA's member states gathered in Paris for a two-day meeting that started Nov. 22 to fund agency programs for the next three years. Credit: ESA

ESA management optimistic about funding as ministerial meeting begins – SpaceNews

PARIS — As European ministers meet to allocate funds for European Space Agency programs for the next three years, the agency’s leadership is optimistic that it will win support for its priorities. Ministers gathered here on November 22 for the start of a two-day meeting in which ESA’s 22 full member states and several associated …

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CEO of Techstars: "2023 will be a graveyard for startups" |  CTech

CEO of Techstars: “2023 will be a graveyard for startups” | CTech

“The pandemic has created an abnormal situation in the industry and led to acceleration in many businesses and fields and the value of enterprises has reached unreasonable heights. There was overheating which suddenly stopped and led to rethink. But, I like a good crisis because the best companies are built then and it’s a good …

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Austrian start-up scene is maturing - but domestic VCs are lagging behind

Austrian start-up scene is maturing – but domestic VCs are lagging behind

In German-speaking countries, the word regular table refers to the regulars’ table at the local inn. But, in the Austrian start-up world, that meaning has evolved: once a month, between 100 and 300 people gather to hear successful entrepreneurs tell their stories, debate, exchange ideas and network at AustrianStartups’ Regular table. “At the time it …

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Daily Crunch: Finnish tech conference wins $1 million prize in Russian co-founders' pitch competition

Daily Crunch: Finnish tech conference wins $1 million prize in Russian co-founders’ pitch competition

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