How we dodged risks and raised millions for our open-source machine language startup

Jorge Torres Contributor Jorge Torres is CEO and co-founder of MindsDB, an open source AI layer for existing databases. Adam Carrigan Contributor Adam Carrigan is a co-founder and COO of MindsDB, an open source AI layer for existing databases. Open-source software gave birth to a slew of useful software in recent years. Many of the […]

Tech in Mexico: A confluence of Latin America, the US and Asia

Kevin Xu Contributor Kevin Xu is an early-stage investor and founder of Interconnected, a bilingual newsletter covering tech, business and U.S.-Asia relations. Mexico has been known as an up-and-coming tech hub and a gateway to the Latin American market. As an investor focused on developer-centered products, open-source startups and infrastructure technology companies with a particular […]

Startups must curb bureaucracy to ensure agile data governance

Jon Loyens Contributor Jon Loyens is chief product officer and co-founder of Data.World. By now, all companies are fundamentally data driven. This is true regardless of whether they operate in the tech space. Therefore, it makes sense to examine the role data management plays in bolstering — and, for that matter, hampering — productivity and […]

5 machine learning essentials nontechnical leaders need to understand

Snehal Kundalkar Contributor Snehal Kundalkar is the chief technology officer at Valence. She has been leading Silicon Valley firms for the last two decades, including work at Apple and Reddit. We’re living in a phenomenal moment for machine learning (ML), what Sonali Sambhus, head of developer and ML platform at Square, describes as “the democratization […]

Dear Sophie: What should I know about prenups and getting a green card through marriage?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Dear Sophie: When can I finally […]

Will the pandemic spur a smart rebirth for cities?

Michael Proman Contributor More posts by this contributor The future of sports tech: Here’s where investors are placing their bets Cities traditionally have been bustling hubs where people live, work and play. When the pandemic hit, some people fled major metropolitan markets for smaller towns — raising questions about the future validity of cities. It’s […]

How our SaaS startup improved net revenue retention by more than 30 points in two quarters

NRR is the most underrated metric out there Tim Kopp 1 day Tim Kopp Contributor Tim Kopp is the chairman and CEO of Terminus, an ABM platform that powers high-performing go-to-market teams. There’s certainly no shortage of SaaS performance metrics leaders focus on. While all SaaS companies do, and must, home in on acquisition metrics, […]

Investors and business leaders: It’s time to take coaching mainstream

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Dear Sophie: When can I finally come to Silicon Valley?

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Pre-seed round funding is under scrutiny: Is VC pandemic posturing here to stay?

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