[VayaVision in Jerusalem Post] LeddarTech acquires Israel’s VayaVision to upgrade autonomous driving

Canada’s LeddarTech, a leader in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD) technology, announced July 7 the acquisition of Israeli sensor fusion and perception software company VayaVision.

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Any place you guys use to post your product idea or MVP to get valuable feedback?

Hi all, first time posting here. Is there a place for getting feedback on an idea or an MVP? Ideally free. I have a product that I’ve built that’s very simple, but seems like it could be potentially useful but I don’t really have anyone to proof the concept for me. I probably should have done this before building it, but I tend to be overly optimistic 😅 Thank you.

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Solo programmer looking for tips on finding co-founders post MVP creation

I'm a 40 year old, father of 3, software engineer that's had one business idea after another all my life. All my friends know this about me so when I sprung my current project on them, they took it about as seriously as their spam folder. I suppose if I were them, reading what I believed my (then future) software will be able to do, I'd think it was all bullshit too.

However, fast forward 6 months (and thousands of lines of code) and I've got a working MVP that does exactly what I said it would do. It's ready for technical alpha testers but I have no-one to help me build and run a business around it.

But sjones204g, why do you need a co-founder?

  • I need help with the non-technical parts of the business such as marketing, product design, etc.
  • I also want someone I can talk with to validate my business plan.
  • I've read that VCs dislike solo-founder startups because "if you can't convince a friend to join, why should we?"

That sounds fantastic, great reasons all around sjones204g. But why can't you find someone?

Almost all my friends have middle-school aged children and don't have any flexibility. They can't afford to lose their health insurance and I can't afford to pay them.

Also, I'm super apprehensive about looking for co-founders in the general populace because I need someone I can "trust with the contents of my wallet."

tl;dr: I have trouble convincing people making $ 150k/year to jump ship (without health insurance) and put their entire livelihood on the line. Especially when they're already biased against "yet another sjones204g idea."

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[Syqe in The Jerusalem Post] Israeli researchers provide evidence microdosing cannabis relieves pain

Israeli pharma-tech company Syqe Medical recently conducted a clinical trial in which they found evidence that inhaling “extremely low and precise doses” of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the principal psychoactive component in cannabis products – can be used as an effective pain reliever while avoiding the “common [psychoactive] side effects” normally associated with cannabis use.

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Post startup blues – Can you retain the pace of ultra-rapid development?

My company is in a bit of denial about the fact we're moving out of startup mode. I like the term scale-up as we are at the point where we have production services in place supporting more than a couple of revenue-generating customers that require us to be more risk-averse and formalise a Agile Development Methodology to co-ordinate activity.

I was basically brought in to move us through the scale-up phase as this has become my area of speciality and like every other time I've done this the co-founder/CEO/HIPPO wants to retain the rapid pace of development you tend to get with a team of fewer than 3 people, lots of caffeine and 100% equity.

Our pace of delivery is not exactly slow with a still-maturing CI/CD pipeline supporting multiple deployments a week but it's not what it was when customers were in the single digits

Am I missing something? is there anyone here in a similar boat or know examples of companies that have scaled up and successfully kept a startup mentality?

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Meet your healthcare providers post Covid-19: Greater agility, better infection containment, fast diagnostics & telemedicine

When the coronavirus surfaced in China in December 2019, it set off a domino effect worldwide – with the number of active cases snowballing rapidly. 

By February 2020, the daily increase in people falling ill with Covid-19 was in the thousands and -though international borders closed down and households went into lockdown – active cases skyrocketed in June to approximately 130,000 new cases a day, according to Worldometer. 

Major global cities from New York, to London, and Mumbai found their healthcare systems direly overwhelmed by the tsunami of symptomatic citizens. Many countries tried to “flatten the curve” of the contagious infection to manage the unprecedented overload on public health systems, and to distribute the demand for medical care, intensive care unit beds, and ventilators over a longer period. 

This large-scale global pandemic made healthcare – an industry traditionally slow to adopt innovation because of cumbersome regulatory and governmental pathways, low IT budgets, legacy systems, lack of trained personnel, and more – ripe for disruption. Technology entrepreneurs, unfettered by politics, bureaucracy and public financial constraint, entered the mainstream for the first time in order to triage the chaos raging in medical care in the face of Covid-19. 

Israel differs from other western countries in that it integrated tech into its medical system years before the emergence of the coronavirus. Israel stands at the vanguard of healthcare innovation, boasting a 100% fully digitized health system: its citizens, fully covered by national health insurance, can schedule medical appointments, check laboratory test results, and generally manage their health online. 

Israel also serves as an optimal beta-testing site for novel ideas as its world renowned medical and research institutions (including Sheba Medical Center, the Weizmann Institute, the Rambam Health Care Campus, and Hadassah Hospital) and health providers (Clalit and Maccabi) have developed globally-acclaimed pioneering digital health initiatives for millions of patients. These systems are based on one of the world’s most vast databases of lifetime personalized patient health records, which are released for therapeutic and research use by the Israeli government. For example, an affiliate of one such institution, the Migal Galilee Research Institute, MigVax is developing an oral Covid-19 vaccine that does not contain any form of the virus itself – creating a safe template for preventing future strains of the coronavirus. 

The extreme circumstances of the pandemic accelerated global healthcare’s digital transformation, with governments and regulatory bodies following suit to loosen rigid bureaucratic processes. The digital penetration of healthcare is here to stay – not just in how medical professionals contain the virus and prevent its spread, but in how they interact with, diagnose, and treat patients across the board. 

A Physical Transformation 

The first long-term changes the world will witness in healthcare will be physical: greater agility in how hospitals and equipment are structured is now a prime focus, according to McKinsey. To optimize infection containment and control, patients will require single rooms instead of being separated by curtains, elective care can be postponed or relegated to the patients’ homes or specialized centers, and hospitals’ ability to seamlessly convert regular beds to crucial care beds will be prioritized.

In addition, production of medical equipment from ventilators and masks to spare parts will be decentralized: many will be 3D printed on the spot, as was done in Italy. In Israel, cutting edge 3D printing technology allowed Nexa3D to quickly mass produce professional-grade face shields for frontline workers and provide them to hospitals at affordable prices.

Since the Covid-19 virus is believed to survive long periods of time on various surfaces, and hospitals are hotbeds of infections, there is a strong need for unrelenting and meticulous disinfection of medical facilities. Juganu developed a special UV-C light sterilization feature for hospitals and labs that can kill over 90% of viruses and microbes, without penetrating or damaging human skin.

Two more Israeli companies that are rushing in to disinfect crowded indoor spaces are Aura Smart Air, which screens and targets Covid-19 microbes in the air filtration system, and BioFence, which developed coatings for walls and partitions based on an innovative polymer that eradicates bacteria and viruses. 

Finally, SaNOtize serves as a preventative defense for the essential health practitioners coming into contact with infected patients: the nitric oxide solution, sprayed into the nose, utilizes antimicrobial and immunomodulating properties to neutralize viruses trying to enter the respiratory system. 

The second long-term changes the world will witness in healthcare will be virtual, as Covid-19 brought telemedicine as a delivery paradigm for medical care center stage. In the U.S. preceding the pandemic, telemedicine adoption by patients and physicians was slow to uptake with only 18% physician participation. It dramatically increased over the past few months to over 50% physician adoption, Fierce Healthcare reports. 

Healthcare workers are migrating essential in-person services online, out of the need to minimize contact with infected patients, including: diagnostic testing, treatments, monitoring, and even administering medication! These services are enabled by the enormous rise in digitized patient records globally, providing the datasets necessary for artificial intelligence-based systems to significantly improve medical performance, according to Forbes.

One example is a platform by Diagnostic Robotics, which uses a questionnaire triage system to analyze symptoms and generate a personalized risk profile for Covid-19, guiding medical professionals to the most urgent cases. Data.World launched a Covid-19 Data Resource Hub, revolutionizing how individuals and organizations process global coronavirus trends. Helping Pfizer obtain FDA approval for a Covid-19 drug in record time (under a week), CytoReason aggregates proprietary data from pharmaceutical companies across the industry and uses it to train its computational models of human disease. 

Neura integrates data gathered from mobile devices, including the detection of infection chains, to optimize government and healthcare cooperation. 

Providing contactless diagnostic testing is VocalZoom, which developed radars that read nanovibrations of the skin from a person’s pulse to capture heart rate

Intuition Robotics’ ElliQ

variability remotely, allowing non-invasive and quick screening of potential Covid-19 respiratory symptoms en masse – even among those appearing asymptomatic. 

Helping medical teams communicate with patients while simultaneously reducing direct contact is the “CoRobot” (Corona Robot) produced by Temi, which can be operated remotely to perform tasks like measuring patients’ temperatures, delivering medicine or antibiotics to them, and even deliver meals. ElliQ, created by Intuition Robotics, provides isolation assistance and companionship for the vulnerable. 

For patients recovering at home or in quarantine wards, TytoCare’s device allows physicians to perform remote medical exams, including lung exams, and monitor patient progress without exposure. Similarly,

TytoCare

K-Health connects smartphone users with board-certified doctors to discuss symptoms and receive care from home. 

Medisafe provides physicians with remote visibility into the medication management of homebound patients from its personalized mobile health platform. DreaMed offers a remote insulin therapy management system, using AI, for diabetes care at home and facilitates patient-doctor communication. 

Telemedicine is turning into the “front door” for health services. The patient’s journey will begin digitally and remotely and will then be redirected to required care by online professionals, reducing non-essential contact between healthcare personnel and non-acute patients. 

Time Transformation 

The last long-term change the world will witness in healthcare will be the trend towards making diagnostics more time-efficient using machine-learning technology. Israeli technologies are leading the way in formulating technologies that provide rapid testing results. 

MeMed

For example, MeMed can decipher within two hours whether an infection is bacterial or viral. Barcode Diagnostics can determine the efficacy of multiple chemotherapy drugs on a patient’s cancer, according to the patient’s specific DNA barcode.

Sight Diagnostics provides an accurate point-of-care Complete Blood Count (CBC) in 10 minutes, eliminating the need to transport infected samples to labs for results – also reducing the risk of further infection. 

PulmOne

The following three companies automate diagnostic testing, optimizing medical performance. PulmOne created the first portable and complete Pulmonary Function Testing machine, providing accurate, repeatable, and fully automatic measurements of total lung capacity. 

Scopio automates the imaging of full microscopy samples into high-resolution scans that can be shared digitally and viewed by other health care professionals remotely. Its built-in AI tools classify cells and compile a report of the results, accelerating the diagnostic process. Finally, Zebra Medical Vision uses healthcare provider datasets and image processing algorithms to automatically detect abnormalities (including Covid-19 findings) on standard, contrast and non-contrast, chest CT-scans. 

Mitigating the risk of all of the aforementioned medical devices and clinical networks is CyberMDX, which safeguards real-time data on device usage, performance, and inventory. 

Though the healthcare industry is often cautious regarding the adoption of technological advancements, the Covid-19 pandemic has catapulted hospitals from hotbeds of infection transmission to incubators of innovation. The world can be hopeful that leaps forward in the digital healthcare revolution will be able to leverage vast datasets and AI to predict future outbreaks and create mechanisms to suppress them before they spread.

This article was featured in OurCrowd’s Innovation Insider, a bi-annual publication covering tech trends, investing insights and more. Download the full edition here.

About the Authors

Ariel Krause is the Medical Investment Analyst at OurCrowd. Natalie Milstein assisted in writing this article.

 

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How to Create a Great Blog Post in 5 Smart Steps

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When blogging platforms first launched, they became a popular way for people to journal about the details of their lives to an anonymous audience.

We all know how quickly “mommy blogging” took off, and what a hit it was (and is even today). I still regularly read blogs like Scary Mommy and Rockin Mama. Who doesn’t?

Since the early days, blogging has evolved to become, not only a way to connect with an audience (be they moms or business owners), but also a crucial element for any business to survive. 

There are several reasons why blogging is essential to the success of your large or small business, but here are three big reasons:

  • Blogs drive traffic to your website. The more blog posts you publish, the more traffic your website receives. Once you publish 21-54 blog posts, your traffic can soar by as much as 30%, according to Traffic Generation Cafe.
  • Your audience engages in meaningful ways with your brand via blog posts. 77% of Internet users regularly read blog posts, according to research by Impact. And, internet users in the US spend 3x more time on blogs than they do on email.
  • Blogs help establish you as a thought leader and help people find you. 71% of business bloggers say their blogs have increased their visibility within their industries. And, 56% of business bloggers report their blog has helped their company establish a position as a thought leader.

Blogging helps you establish credibility, drive traffic to your website, and acts as a marketing tool to help you make sales.

But, blogging is more than just hopping online every so often and jotting down your thoughts. Writing a genuinely excellent blog post—a post that gets results—is an art and a science. This post will cover exactly what you need to do to write a blog post that knocks it out of the park.

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The Ultimate Checklist for Creating a Terrific Blog Post

1. Identify your audience

Before you even start writing, it’s integral that you know everything you can about your audience. Ask the following questions:

  • What are their basic demographics?
  • What are their preferences?
  • What are their interests?
  • How do they like to consume content? 

If you have robust data capabilities, you can leverage data for insights. If not, you can brainstorm ideas, talk to a few people that represent your target consumer, and create a customer profile.

Understanding your audience will give you insight into what you should write about, what tone and voice your blogs should take, and even how often you should post.

2. Conduct basic keyword research and optimize your blog post for search (SEO) accordingly

Don’t let the idea of keyword research scare you off if you’re a beginner. While there are plenty of high-tech paid tools to help large corporations identify keywords and optimal strategy to stand out in the search results (e.g., Ahrefs, SEMrush, Moz Pro), there are also several free tools and tactics smaller businesses and bloggers can use. Let’s start with the basics.

When an internet user types a keyword into Google, Google uses an algorithm that searches through all web pages and ranks them based on relevancy. Google’s goal is to show internet searchers the most relevant results based on their search terms.

The first bit of good news is this. Every blog post doesn’t have to rank for every single keyword that is relevant to your business. It only needs to rank for the most relevant keyword to that particular blog post. The second bit of good news is Google’s algorithm mostly works on sentiment. This means if you’re writing helpful content on just one topic, you’re probably already hitting the mark.

Here are some basic SEO strategies to follow every time you write a blog post:

1. Choose a keyword. You can use a free keyword difficulty tool to identify the best keyword. Choose something that has some search volume, relates to your website, and isn’t too difficult to rank for. The Google Keyword Planner is free, and there are a handful of other free tools that will tell you what you need to know.

google keyword planner for blog research

2. Put your keyword in your title and headlines. If your keyword is “unicorns on the loose,” then make sure your title (H1 tag) is something like “7 Reasons Unicorns are on the Loose,” or something. You’ll also want to include your keyword in some of your subheadings (H2 tags).

3. Insert your keyword naturally in your text a few times. Google’s algorithm won’t know what your post is about unless you stay consistent. You don’t want to use your keyword too many times, but use your primary keyword in context when it makes sense. For example, say “unicorns on the loose,” instead of creatively switching it up and saying “horned wonders running around.”

4. Include an alt text tag in your images. Hate to break it to you, but Google’s algorithms don’t have eyes. If you want Google to know what your picture is, you have to label it with text. In other words, name the picture your primary keyword. 

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5. Include a few internal and external links in your text. Backing up your claims with links to other credible external sources is a great SEO strategy. Adding internal links is another surefire way to help keep people on your website, provide valuable content, and improve your search engine ranking.

6. Write over 300 words. 300 words is the bare minimum amount of words you should write in a blog post. When it comes to blog posts, it’s like Thanksgiving dinner…the more, the merrier.

The most important thing you can do for SEO is to write on the topic and provide helpful content that sounds natural. Google’s algorithms are smart, will comb through your text, and if you’ve done the SEO basics, you’ll be in good shape.

Here’s a little insider secret for WordPress users: You don’t have to remember any of this, because WordPress has an incredible SEO plugin called Yoast that does all the hard work for you. If you download this plugin, Yoast will guide you through the proper SEO steps.

3. Write how internet users like to read

Think about the last blog post you read. Did it read like a novel or more like a quick, scannable document? Chances are if you paid attention to the blog post, it was easy to scan and read zero percent like a novel.

Successfully writing for the internet means forgetting everything your high school and college English teachers taught you about writing. You don’t write five structured paragraphs to get your point across.

Instead, it’s critical that you break up your text into scannable bits, written at an 8th-grade reading level. Shorten your sentences and paragraphs. It’s also vital to include headings, subheadings, and bullet points. This makes it easy for your audience to consume your content quickly. Don’t think it’s important? Consider this: 37 seconds is the average time a reader spends reading a blog post, according to NewsCred.

It’s also wise to put the most important information first, because of the whole 37 seconds thing mentioned above.

4. Include images and videos

It’s said that pictures are worth a thousand words, and it’s true. What would take hundreds of words to explain, your brain can understand in less than a second when presented in image form. 

Need extra convincing? Open up James Fenimore Cooper’s Last of The Mohicans and read one of his daunting description passages. Then, time how long it takes you to visualize the scenery. Next, turn on the movie and take a quick glance at the screen. You’ll be able to understand exactly what the scenery is based on images alone. 

I’m not saying movies are better than books (except for the example mentioned above, IMO). I’m just saying images are one more opportunity to get your message across to your audience. 

If you want to go the extra mile, include a video as well.

5. Write to benefit your audience

There is a reason why “how-to” content, data-driven stories, and well-researched insightful blog posts are some of the highest performing articles on the internet. 

People take to the internet when they want to learn something. This means you don’t want to just write about anything. You want to write answers to the questions that people are seeking.

If you are an expert in a particular field or industry and can write a post that makes a complex topic digestible and easy to understand, your posts will get read, shared, and you’ll see conversions. 

Allow me to toot my own horn for a minute. I’ve been optimizing blog posts for SEO for over 10 years. I’ve read hundreds of books and blogs on SEO, conducted hours of research, and used various SEO tools. With all that knowledge, I can confidently tell you what the six most powerful things you can do to optimize your blog posts for search are (above), and you don’t have to do any hard work. There is value in that. TOOT TOOT!

Similarly, if I want to learn how to make my grass green, make a quiche, or change a tire (things I don’t know how to do), I consult the expert bloggers on Google. 

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If you’ve already purchased your web hosting from HostGator and created your website, it’s time to write your first post. Follow the checklist items above, and you can rest assured you’re doing a fine job.

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Exclusive: Survey finds startups drifting away from offices, post COVID-19

Early-stage startups are confident of re-opening their offices in the wake of the COVID-19 within the next six months. But there will be changes.

An exclusive survey compiled by Founders Forum, with TechCrunch, found 63% of those surveyed said they would only re-open in either 1-3 months or 3-6 months — even if the government advises that it is safe to do so before then. A minority have re-opened their offices, while 10% have closed their office permanently.

However, there will clearly be long-term impact on the model of office working, with a majority of those surveyed saying they would now move to either a flexible remote working model (some with permanent offices, some without), but only a small number plan a “normal” return to work. A very small number plan to go fully “remote.” Many cited the continuing benefits of face-to-face interaction when trying to build the team culture so crucial with early-stage companies.

Massive office closures during pandemic
Of the 328 that answered the survey, 84% said they had closed their office during the COVID-19 pandemic; 5% said they had not; and 8% said it was not applicable (i.e. no office to close). The majority of those answering were at seed or pre-seed stage, with a minority past Series A stage.

Crucially, a clear majority of respondents (66%) said the need to return to the office was not “business critical,” while 33% thought it was. Right now, startups are closely divided over feeling the need to return to the office, with 46% saying they did feel a need, while 53% said they did not.

The survey was launched by TechCrunch and U.K. nonprofit Founders Forum in order to assess how startups will work in the future, in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on office working and the shift to “Work From Home” policies. Of the 328 answers, 61% were from the U.K., 20% from the U.S. and the rest from other countries.

“Missing the power of face to face problem solving and building teams”

Founders Forum’s Brent Hoberman, who initiated the study, commented on the results: “The results prove both that early-stage tech founders are adaptable and that entrepreneurship is one of the best-suited professions to remote work. The majority of early-stage founders haven’t seen productivity take a hit during this period, but it remains to be seen what happens to creative output, team culture and training over the longer term. Furthermore, there are clearly opportunities for new types of even more flexible shared social workspaces with a vast majority of those surveyed still seeing value in face-to-face interaction.”

Remote working ups productivity, but impacts culture
Remote working during COVID-19 appears not to have impacted output, with 55% of startups saying they had worked more than normal, 30% the same hours, and 13% fewer hours.

In answer to the question: “Are you going to permanently change how and where your team works together?”: 48% said they would adopt a more flexible working arrangement (e.g. remote work days); 33% will adopt a remote-first setup (e.g. rented space for key meetings/workshops); 13% plan a normal return to work; and just 4% will adopt a fully remote configuration.

In terms of plans to re-open offices, 36% planned to re-open in 1-3 months “as soon as government advises that it is safe to do so”; 27% in 3-6 months “even if the government advises that it is safe to do so before then”; 16% answered “It’s already open – employees have been visiting if they feel comfortable”; 10% said “We have closed the office permanently”; and 9% said they planned to re-open in 6-12 months “even if the government advises that it is safe to do so before then.”

Given a full choice in the matter, 81% of those surveyed said they would prefer a hybrid of office and remote work, with only 11% wanting to go remote full time and 8% returning to an office full time. And 83% wanted to have set days when the whole team is in the office together.

Commenting on why they thought re-opening an office — in some form — was business-critical, comments from respondents included:

• “My employees are looking to return to work given wanting space from home confinement”

• “Need for top management sessions where in-person is much more productive than remote video calls”

• “Missing the power of face to face problem solving and building teams”

• “Ability to support early-career employees and bring on new ones”

• “I believe either fully remote or fully in-person setups are effective. A halfway house is ineffective.”

• “Too difficult to achieve the cross-pollination and high-velocity communication needed at our early stage.”

• “Culture. Younger team members can’t work from home all the time (shared accommodation). Some parents need the office to focus.”

• “We’re a biotech company and need to work from our labs”

• “We do order fulfillment from our warehouse.”

• “Team members ask for it as they cannot stand anymore working alone in their apartment”

Most startups are offering remote work options either to “some” employees (52%) or to all employees (31%). Some 16% offered no remote working at all, especially in areas like biotech where remote working from a lab is not possible.

Office spaces still adapting
There were mixed results when startups were asked if they had renegotiated their lease as a result of COVID-19, with 16% of those on a short lease saying they had and were successful, but 16% saying they had, but had not been able to renegotiate. Some 14% on a long lease were successful in the renegotiation, 14% said they were still in negotiation and 11% had canceled the membership of their co-working space.

Some 41% of startups or their landlords had not performed a workplace risk assessment, 25% had, while 33% still planned to.

Offices appear to be responding well, with either 40% having already introduced measures to improve the safety of workplaces or 34% planning to, while 25% had not, probably because they do not have an office or use co-working spaces.

Most people (58%) said they felt the work they perform remotely is “trusted and respected equally to the work I perform in the workplace.” Most (50%) said their home setup was “OK, but not ideal.”

WFH impacts working practices
When asked “What remote productivity tools or processes have become your secret weapon during COVID-19?” notable answers included:

• Miro, trello, zoom, Asana, Airtable, Slack, Microsoft Teams (among many others).

• “Two screens.”

• “Dedicated office space at home”

• “Routine. Shutting off at 5.30pm and going for a run/walk”

• “Saying hello and prioritizing chit chat on video calls every time, even though we all have work to do, observing social graciousness remotely is even more important. “

• “Company instituted ‘Summer Fridays’ urging to not work after 1pm on Fridays – less pressure to be ‘always-on’ ”

• “Being able to step away and recharge through engaging with the family when needed during the day.”

• “Old school phone calls”

Mental health impact 
Almost 80% said there had been no significant change to their mental health as a result of working remotely during COVID-19, with a slim number experiencing either a negative impact or positive.

 

 

 

 

 

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How do you get your startup article/blog post published on Forbes, Bloomberg etc?

Hey awesome people.

I came across a few SaaS startups, and on the landing page, they mention getting featured on Forbes, The Tech Journal, Bloomberg, etc.

Do these publications charge? or do we have to contact the author?

As these were kind of promotional articles totally focusing on the product and its features.

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[OurCrowd in Jerusalem Post] Dave Carroll debuted his coronavirus-reflective song

Canadian singer-songwriter Dave Carroll debuted his coronavirus-reflective song‘When the World Stops Ending’ at this week’s OurCrowd online innovation conference

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