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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

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Transforming Hospitality Management: Cloudbeds’ Adam Harris

With all the stress of entrepreneurship, founders often forget something critical. Innovation can be fun. Adam Harris is excited by his company Cloudbeds, the leading company in hotel management digitization. He gets a thrill when he sees his company facilitating digital check-ins, payment and reservation experiences...

Markets & Trends

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Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition: Geoff Duckworth’s Success Story

Professors Rick Ruback and Royce Yudkoff's podcast "Think Big, Buy Small" delves into the journey of entrepreneurship through the acquisition of small, enduringly profitable businesses. Geoff Duckworth's story, featured on the podcast, exemplifies this path...

Strategy

Cultivating Innovation: The Power of Cross-Pollination

Innovation in today's entrepreneurial landscape transcends traditional boundaries, embracing the concept of cross-pollination to foster groundbreaking ideas. This approach advocates for integrating diverse perspectives and disciplines, akin to bees transferring pollen between different flowers, enriching the landscape of interconnected innovations. It emphasizes that true innovation is not merely about futuristic visions but also about leveraging insights from varied fields...

Capital & Transactions

Scale AI Raises $1 Billion to Expand Data Labeling Services for...

Scale AI, a major leader in the data-labeling services for the machine learning space, has just secured a $1 billion Series F fundraising round, representing a turning point in Scale AI's development trajectory, which has been supported by significant institutional and corporate investors like Amazon and Meta. This funding demonstrates the strong investor interest in AI-driven technology...

Health & Wellness

Embracing Rest: The Neuroscience Behind Creativity

Recent studies in neuroscience highlight the phenomenon that creativity flourishes when the mind is at rest. Researchers, such as those at Washington University in St. Louis, have observed increased brain activity during what they term the "resting state," where individuals engage in free-floating periods of thought without specific tasks or inputs...

Popular Articles

A 1000x Faster Database Solution: ClickHouse’s Aaron Katz

In this episode, we speak with Aaron Katz, Co-Founder and CEO of ClickHouse. ClickHouse is an open-source database management system which allows users to generate analytical reports using SQL queries in real-time. Its technology works 100-1000x faster than traditional database management systems, and processes hundreds of millions to over a billion rows and tens of gigabytes of data per server per second...

Becoming The Market Leader: GPRS’ Matt Aston

In this episode, we speak with Matt Aston, President and CEO of GPRS, who has built his company from an idea to over $160 million in annual revenue. GPRS or Ground Penetrating Radar Systems is the nation’s largest company specializing in the detection of underground utilities, video pipe inspection, and the scanning of concrete structures...
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Dr. Trisha Bailey’s Rise from a Victim of Abuse to a Billionaire Philanthropist, “Unbroken”

In a remarkable tale of resilience and triumph, billionaire business magnate and philanthropist Dr. Trisha Bailey is set to tour New York, Atlanta, and Los Angeles this fall to share her motivational narrative, "Unbroken: The Triumphant Story of a Woman's Journey." Dr. Bailey, the ultimate overcomer, offers invaluable advice to budding entrepreneurs and abuse survivors alike: "Let your healing fuel your success."...

A Business Savant: Ardurra’s Ernesto Aguilar

In this episode, we speak with Ernesto Aguilar, the President and CEO of Ardurra, which is a multidisciplinary services firm, providing broad-based solutions that are tailored to the specific needs of the public and private sector. The company is backed by Littlejohn & Co, a middle market private equity firm...

Tech Entrepreneur Polymath: Figment’s Lorien Gabel

In this episode, we speak with Lorien Gabel, Co-founder and CEO of Figment, the leading provider of blockchain infrastructure. The company has raised over $150 million and is backed by Thoma Bravo, B Capital, Two Sigma, and other notable investors...

The Top 50 Entrepreneurs of 2022

Great Entrepreneurs is pleased to announce The Top 50 Entrepreneurs of 2022. These are the daring individuals with bold visions who are transforming the...

The Top 25 Franchise Founders of 2022

Great Entrepreneurs is pleased to announce The Top 25 Franchise Founders of 2022. This year’s awardees have all achieved tremendous success founding businesses that grew into national and often global franchises. Although they come from a wide variety of industries, from restaurants to real estate to fitness...