The Cheating Iceberg

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The cheating scandal in university admissions may well be just the tip of the iceberg.  Test cheating itself has become pervasive in the growth of credentialed certifications, in areas such as computer network engineering, vendor-specific network, and data communications protocols.… Read More

Connecting the “aha mo …

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Barbara, the entrepreneur met Alicia, the investor, during the first phase of a company review and qualification process. The first conversation initiated an understanding of the Ponga product, the problem being solved, the market, team, traction, all good stuff. There was great chemistry in those meetings. Barbara provides personal insights … Read More

Why is more Venture Capital …

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A recent PWC MoneyTree report indicated a drop in VC funding amount and number of deals since the highpoint in 2015. Two Silicon Valley Venture Capital Managing Partners discuss the recent changes in the funding and valuation models as well as the focus on where a VC can add value. Guests are Cindy Padnos, Managing Partner of Illuminate Ventures and Ephraim Lindenbaum, Managing Director of Advance Ventures, Jim Connor is the host.… Read More