True ‘shift left and extend right’ security requires empowered developers

Idan Plotnik Contributor Idan Plotnik is the CEO and founder of Apiiro, a code risk platform. DevOps is fundamentally about collaboration and agility. Unfortunately, when we add security and compliance to the picture, the message gets distorted. The term “DevSecOps” has come into fashion the past few years with the intention of seamlessly integrating security […]

Financial firms should leverage machine learning to make anomaly detection easier

Bikram Singh Contributor Bikram Singh is the CEO and co-founder of EZOPS. He has built and managed operational services and technology solutions for banks, hedge funds, asset managers, fund administrators and custodians. Anomaly detection is one of the more difficult and underserved operational areas in the asset-servicing sector of financial institutions. Broadly speaking, a true […]

Pro tips from the team behind Kickstarter’s most funded app

A 10-step guide by the creators of memoryOS Alex Ruzh 2 days Alex Ruzh Contributor Alex Ruzh is the CEO and co-founder of memoryOS, an edtech startup developing AI-powered gamified software teaching people how to remember anything. Here at memoryOS, we have a saying we repeat often: “Most of the Kickstarter happens before the actual […]

In an increasingly hot biotech market, protecting IP is key

John Flavin Contributor More posts by this contributor 2021 should be a banner year for biotech startups that make smart choices early Kevin O’Connor Contributor Kevin A. O’Connor, Ph.D., is a partner in the Intellectual Property practice group at Neal Gerber Eisenberg. After a record year for biotech investment in 2020 — during which the […]

How we got 75% more e-commerce orders in a single A/B test for this major brand

Jasper Kuria Contributor Jasper Kuria is the managing partner of CRO consultancy The Conversion Wizards and is the founder of Capital & Growth, an e-commerce education site. More posts by this contributor 79% more leads without more traffic: Here’s how we did it Pioneer Square Labs’ Greg Gottesman on the studio model for high growth […]

For successful AI projects, celebrate your graveyard and be prepared to fail fast

AI teams invest a lot of rigor in defining new project guidelines. But the same is not true for killing existing projects. In the absence of clear guidelines, teams let infeasible projects drag on for months. They put up a dog and pony show during project review meetings for fear of becoming the messengers of […]

Pakistan’s growing tech ecosystem is finally taking off

Mikal Khoso Contributor Mikal is an early-stage investor at Wavemaker Partners investing in startups across North America, MENA and Asia and author of the newsletter Emergent, analyzing one fast-growing startup in an emerging market every week. Pakistan, the world’s fifth most populous country, has been slow to adapt to the internet economy. Unlike other emerging […]

3 guiding principles for CEOs who post on Twitter

Lisa W. Liu Contributor Lisa W. Liu is a senior partner at The Mitzel Group, where her practice focuses on business and immigration issues. A CEO’s fiduciary duties to their company and its shareholders do not end when they are off the clock — they must always act in good faith. However, navigating the boundaries […]

Don’t send VC a cold deck ever again: Start sending video pitches

Evan Fisher Contributor Founder of Unicorn Capital and Minimal Capital, Evan Fisher‘s pitching and investor strategy has helped startups raise more than $2.5 billion. Let’s play out this scenario. Your deck is ready and you’re just about to start reaching out. What does conventional wisdom say that you should send? A three-paragraph overview, four bullet […]

The 2021 edtech avalanche has just begun

Rhys Spence Contributor Rhys Spence is head of research at Brighteye Ventures, a European edtech-focused fund, where he works with portfolio companies to help address priorities, with a focus on internationalization. Last week was a good one for edtech in Europe. GoStudent became Europe’s first edtech unicorn (IPO’d companies aside), raising its third round in […]