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5 Myths About Successful Franchisees

June 30, 2020 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Scott Greenberg’s Wealthy Franchisee: Game-Changing Steps to Becoming a Thriving Franchise Superstar will be released via Entrepreneur Press on November 17. It can be preodered via Amazon and Barnes & Noble. As a speaker and small-business coach, I get to talk to a lot of franchisees. I interview […]

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Hi Marley raises $8 million for its AI messaging platform that connects insurers with customers

Hi Marley, a startup developing an AI messaging platform for insurers, today announced it has raised $ 8 million. The company says it will put the funds toward hiring, including expanding its engineering and customer-facing teams, as it continues to build out APIs and partnerships. Studies show customers prefer text messaging to alternatives like emailing […]

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Elementary Robotics raises $12.7 million to automate industrial inspections

Elementary Robotics, a robotics company developing tools to automate industrial tasks, today announced it has raised a $ 12.7 million round. The fresh capital will be used to deploy the Los Angeles-based startup’s automation products at scale, a spokesperson told VentureBeat. McKinsey pegs the automation potential for production occupations at 79%, and the pandemic is […]

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Facebook ad boycott campaign goes global

(Reuters) — Organizers of a Facebook advertising boycott campaign that has drawn support from a rapidly expanding list of major companies are now preparing to take the battle global to increase pressure on the social media company to remove hate speech. The “Stop Hate for Profit” campaign will begin calling on major companies in Europe […]

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How This Women-Led Non-Profit Is Assisting COVID-19-Affected Families In Los Angeles

LA-Más designed infographics to explain their Northeast LA Community Response program to Frogtown … [+] neighbors. Courtesy LA-Más When COVID-19 struck Los Angeles, placemaking non-profit LA-Más knew they needed to act quickly to support their northeast LA neighbors. Formerly centered on design and public policy across the entire city, the 8-year-old organization had begun conversations […]

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4 Reasons Working With A Competitor Might Be In Your Best Interests

Businesswomen talking about project. Getty To get through these trying times, companies everywhere are examining their business models and day-to-day operations. They’re taking a keen eye to everything from their ordering processes to their employee onboarding to help identify the best opportunities to weather the COVID storm.  Traditionally, these conversations don’t include partnering with a […]

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Don’t Believe Your Own Hype

Take Lessons’ CEO talks about the realities of starting a business and walking the fine line between self-promotion and humility. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! June 27, 2020 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Steven Cox is the founder and CEO of Take […]