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we get what they have: Ron When Alex I wrote last week about a Coupa investor who warned that a sale to private equity would not be good for the company. I knew. You should get some interesting investor opinions. Ron The company reportedly sold for $81 per share, or $8 billion. Some investors were asking for $95 a share.
Beyond “cloudy weather”: Microsoft acquires a 4% stake in the London Stock Exchange Group as part of a 10-year cloud partnership. Pole I am writing.
this chair is just right: Getting the right furniture is a battle between finding good quality items and finding items that are in stock and don’t cost a fortune to get. Raised another $2.5 million to develop. Tage I am writing.
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FTX’s fallen CEO Sam Bankman-Fried is reportedly set to testify tomorrow as a witness before the US House Financial Services Committee JacquelineThe commission is investigating the events that led to the implosion of FTX, which resulted in the crypto exchange’s bankruptcy filing last month.
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Jumping Jack Flash, CO2, CO2, CO2: Sydney-based Pathzero helps investors track the carbon footprint of their portfolios. Catherine.
maybe time to wear an eye mask: Connie Speaking with economist Paul Kedrsky, he believes ChatGPT may be a “virus released into the wild.”
where’s the money: Proposed legislation could force U.S. higher education funds to disclose where they invest, reportedly resulting in major changes to college endowments. Dominic Madrid.
Bringing Robotics to Smaller Businesses: Robco writes that it is partnering with $14 million led by Sequoia to bring modular robotics to industrial SMBs. Ingrid.
i am gasman: Avarni is building a comprehensive dataset for analyzing supply chain emissions. Catherine.
How to implement a video SEO strategy
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For those who run websites, “pivot to video” has become a nasty joke.
If your startup has a video content strategy in place, you don’t need a major migration. Instead, conduct a content audit to identify areas where interactive content can drive growth, such as testimonials, product announcements, and webinars.
In a beginner’s guide, Mark Munroe, creator of SEORAdar, shares a checklist to prepare a video SEO strategy that will increase traffic and generate leads.
“Continuously increasing web traffic is every SEO strategist’s dream, and videos [a] It’s an easy way to do it,” Munro wrote.
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Layoffs seem to have hit the gaming world. Ingrid Playtika, a publicly traded Israeli technology company whose online gambling and other gaming titles have been played by hundreds of millions of people, reports laying off 610 employees, or about 15% of its workforce. . It also closed three game titles in a broader corporate restructuring.
In the meantime, if you’re not interested in what Twitter is doing, skip to the stories list. In today’s All About Twitter digest, we’ve collected the most relevant stories for Twitter Blue. Kyle There are details about Blue for Business and a gold checkmark that is always visible. Ivan wrote that Twitter will use phone number verification for future Blue subscriber purchases. Aisha Did we mention the community notes feature? Rebecca We report on the resumption of the verification process and what it means for Apple users.
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