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- Imitation is a form of deception that originates from sincerity.: Mike Kittle is shaping a part of the graphics world dominated by giants like Canva and Adobe, and has raised $11.6 million in capital for its design platform, which it says “easily turns ideas into graphic products” without the difficult learning curve of other platforms.
- This startup is turning up the heat.: The European smart thermostat startup had planned to go public, but instead raised another round of funding, raising $46.9 million as it chases profitability. Paul It has more.
- “Being a Black Founder is Always Crypto Winter.”This is how Idris Sandu, the founder of Spatial Labs, described his journey after funding his Web 3 company. The infrastructure and hardware company has raised $10 million in seed funding to create products and shopping experiences using augmented reality. Dominic Madori He wrote.
Startups and VCs
Fintech startup Strip has set a 12-month deadline for itself to go public, following a direct listing or a transaction on the private market, such as fundraising arrangements and an auction offering, sources familiar with the matter said. The news comes as a surprise, given the dry public market activity in the tech world. Mary Ann And Natasha M Report it.
In 2021, it was a pretty short period of time for a few months when robot investments could be protected from broader market forces. We all fundamentally and implicitly understood that this was not the case, but it was a good time. Brian Muses. But now it’s becoming clear that what we thought was happening with robot investments is definitely happening.
Another handful of tech-news goodness:
Teach Yourself Growth Marketing: How to Perform Growth Testing with A/B Testing
Despite myth, sharks don’t need to swim to keep breathing. Beginners, on the other hand, are not so lucky.
If driving growth is a priority, companies should conduct a series of A/B tests to refine marketing messages and make their product pipeline more relevant to customer needs.
In part three of his five-article series Growth Marketing Fundamentals, Jonathan Martinez explains how to properly administer A/B tests, identify statistical significance when evaluating data, and conduct experiments that maximize reach and impact.
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Big Tech Inc.
GitHub claims to have 100 million active users by its own count. Paul Reports. That’s a huge jump from 3 million 10 years ago, and healthy growth from just three months ago, when Microsoft, which bought the company five years ago, announced that GitHub had more than 90 million users.
Meanwhile, law enforcement agencies in the United States and Europe are investigating Hiv’s ransomware infrastructure, including leaking sites and decryption keys. Carly Reports. Claiming responsibility for the August 2021 breach of the Illinois-based Memorial Health System, Hive wrote that Hive is “one of the most effective ransomware operations” in India, in October.
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