Category: Spend

How much should a startup spend on security?
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How much should a startup spend on security?

New companies have to be security-savvy, but also scrappy One of the questions I frequently ask startup founders is how much they’re spending on security. Unsurprisingly, everyone has a different answer. Startups and small companies are invariably faced with the prospect that they’re either not spending enough or are spending too much on something that’s…

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After VCs spend millions Nigeria restricts ride-hail motorbike taxis
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After VCs spend millions Nigeria restricts ride-hail motorbike taxis

Nigeria’s commercial hub of Lagos has shaken up its transportation order. At the center are the West African country’s motorcycle taxis — referred to locally as okadas — which face newly enforced regulatory restrictions on their movement. That’s creating speedbumps for Nigeria’s two-wheel ride-hail startups, operating in Africa’s most populous nation with the continent’s largest…

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Why CEOs should spend up to half their time recruiting
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Why CEOs should spend up to half their time recruiting

Hiring the right people may be the most important thing you do when you start a new company. But how much time should founders spend on hiring when there are so many other competing demands? Last week, we discussed team-building and several other issues during a panel on the Extra Crunch stage at Disrupt Berlin…

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Shoppers Spend $7.4 Billion Online During Black Friday Sales – Breitbart
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Shoppers Spend $7.4 Billion Online During Black Friday Sales – Breitbart

Nov. 30 (UPI) — Black Friday shoppers spent $7.4 billion online Friday and $4.2 billion on Thanksgiving day, making it the second largest Internet shopping day ever, according to data compiled by Adobe Analytics. Receipts for Friday trail only last year’s Cyber Monday’s record-setting $7.9 billion in sales. According to Adobe online sales are up…

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