Africa predicted to experience sustained funding slowdown in 2023

Africa seemed to defy the global venture funding decline in the first half of 2022 after its startups raised $3 billion, double the amount secured over a similar period the previous year. However, the VC market correction caught up with the continent in the back half of last year, when ticket sizes fell and fewer […]

SQL vs. MQL: What They Are and How They Differ

Most organizations have a process of passing a lead from the marketing team to the sales team. Typically, this is when a lead goes from being a marketing qualified lead (MQL) to a sales qualified lead (SQL). Passing a lead from marketing to sales is kind of like baton racing, just without the physical activity […]

Three more questions

Pronouncements are more common than ever. It might be an insurgent announcing a way to change the government, a CEO with a bold new plan or an entrepreneur seeking funds. Or perhaps it’s a pundit or a critic, hard at work. Pronouncements are bold, definitive and dramatic, but they also seem to defy common sense. […]

Microsoft's $10B OpenAI investment would be unprecedented – PitchBook News & Analysis

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Frank-ly, the Kardashian method won’t work for SBF

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ChatGPT, DALL-E 2 and the collapse of the creative process – The Conversation

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