The acquisition highlights the shifting dynamic of the workforce and the growing importance of freelancers and contractors.
The death of retail is greatly exaggerated. XRC Labs hosted demo day for its fourth cohort, which includes ten innovative startups that are changing the face of retail. Since launching two years ago, the program has backed 36 startups and 70% of the past graduates have gone on to raise additional funds. The accelerator was conceived jointly […]
As new touchpoints and degrees of context continue to rise, one trend is clear in this new economy — things are looking good for the Chief Marketing Officer. As Samuel Greengard, contributing writer to CMO.com writes: Digital marketing consumes a growing percentage of IT spending within the enterprise. The figure now stands at about 11 […]
ValueStream Labs launched 16 months ago with the mission to discover and grow the entrepreneurial community in FinTech. At that time, we felt strongly that the Financial Services industry required a different approach from the traditional startup accelerator, and since then we’ve been continually encouraged by the positive reception we receive throughout the FinServ and […]
Have you ever worked for a company that didn’t seem to value your time? That didn’t seem to have any real guidelines or mission? How did that affect your work? Every mid to major company in the US has a HR department whose job it is to attract and maintain talent. What happens when they […]
Recessions are good times for adjustments and innovation. Since 2008, there has been sector-wide disruption in areas such as finance, law, and consulting. One emergent trend that seems to be here to stay is that of opting for flexibility, fewer full-time headcount and keeping cash on the balance sheet. This has given rise to increasing […]
There are a lot of events in this industry and anyone who has ever had to plan one – and feed the attendees as well – knows that it’s never easy, especially in a city where companies like to keep the costs down and the novelty/entertainment value high, so before you book yet another restaurant […]