March 8, 2021

Category: Covid-19

Invisible Infrastructure: The Software We All Depend On
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Invisible Infrastructure: The Software We All Depend On

Infrastructure, while critical to nearly every part of our lives, is invisible to many of us. The most basic needs of communication, food and water, as well as the production and delivery of other goods depend on systems we often take for granted. While we’re using it, infrastructure is constantly evolving–being built and rebuilt. Nowhere […]

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The COVID Effect and Fintech Liquidity Gap

As has been said in many recent deal memos, the financial services industry is on the verge of the greatest revolution since the inception of electronic banking services.   From my perspective, COVID-19  has accelerated this revolution by driving us closer to cashless societies. For the startup world, this has great upside implications for the long […]

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Future-Proof Your Business With Technology

In today’s uncertain world, the only constant we can rely on is change–everything is guaranteed to change over time. In the past few months, we have seen changes to the world that nobody could have predicted.  For businesses, it’s never been more important to embrace change and quickly adapt. A key way to ensure a […]

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Your Next Bank Will Be a Tech Giant

Today, it seems that every major technology company doubles as a bank. In the past few years, we’ve seen the launch of Apple Card, Facebook’s Libra, Uber Money, Square Cash and Google Pay—all services that promise the most convenient and fastest payment service on the market.  The COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated the transition from […]

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A Look at 2020 Venture Funding Across U.S. Regions

While COVID-19 made its way across the globe, venture capital firms, venture capitalists and startups alike feared major venture funding slowdowns. A significant decrease in venture funding also spells trouble for sales professionals–new opportunities are scarce, and current prospects are forced to shift priorities and tighten budgets. In the latest Crunchbase report, The State of […]

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The Two Biggest Ways Deal Structures Have Changed in 2020

The first half of 2020 has reshaped business globally, but it can be difficult for sales reps and sales leaders to fully understand or address the total impact as they continue to work toward hitting quotas. This scenario can cause increased stress and tension across teams as many people “feel” the difference but are unable […]

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Avoiding Sales Team Burnout During a Pandemic

Burnout can exist in any vertical when someone is doing the same task over and over again at an unsustainable pace. While this feeling can come about at any time, for some organizations the COVID-19 pandemic has stretched teams thin, pushing them to the brink of burnout. Although there are many root causes of burnout, […]

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4 Reasons to Adopt Virtual Recruiting Today
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4 Reasons to Adopt Virtual Recruiting Today

If I told you two years ago that you would hire graduates from the class of 2020 without meeting them in person and without them ever setting foot in your office, you would have been rightfully incredulous. But this scenario doesn’t sound nearly as far-fetched today. In 2017, before the coronavirus reached our shores, full-time […]

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