Collective, a future of work startup, persuaded famed investor General Catalyst to back its $8.65 million round without seeing a pitch deck

Collective, a future of work startup, persuaded famed investor General Catalyst to back its $8.65 million round without seeing a pitch deck

New startup Collective, founded by serial entrepreneur Hooman Radfar, has raised $8.65 million from General Catalyst and QED without a pitch deck. The company aims to help “businesses-of-one” or freelancers struggling with the administration of running a business in the US.  “The one thing in common from these experiences is that running a business is…

Edelman’s partnership with Cision was once positioned as the ‘first of its kind,’ but after its first year, the deal is no longer exclusive

Edelman’s partnership with Cision was once positioned as the ‘first of its kind,’ but after its first year, the deal is no longer exclusive

PR giant Edelman has ended its exclusive partnership with Cision to give Edelman access to data not available elsewhere and help Edelman prove out the value of PR. Since then, Edelman has sought out new tech vendors, sources told Business Insider. Edelman said the Cision partnership was no longer exclusive but that it was still…

BANK OF AMERICA: Buy these 11 stocks to profit as e-commerce and robotics revolutionize their businesses and keep them growing faster than peers

BANK OF AMERICA: Buy these 11 stocks to profit as e-commerce and robotics revolutionize their businesses and keep them growing faster than peers

Premium Robots work alongside humans in Amazon’s fulfillment centers. Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Bank of America is naming 11 global winners from a giant shift towards industrial automation. The firm’s analysts say the shift of manufacturing away from…

The new CEO of billionaire Tom Gores’ controversial prison communications firm says that digital investments play a big role in his attempt to rehab the company’s image and values

The new CEO of billionaire Tom Gores’ controversial prison communications firm says that digital investments play a big role in his attempt to rehab the company’s image and values

Dave Abel is the CEO of Aventiv Technologies and subsidiary Securus Technologies. Aventiv Technologies This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Companies often double-down on new digital tools like artificial intelligence as a way to better compete against rivals or standout in a crowded sector. But…

The CEO of Logitech explains his strategy for revitalizing the PC accessory company and turning it into a $12 billion superpower in the new remote work era

The CEO of Logitech explains his strategy for revitalizing the PC accessory company and turning it into a $12 billion superpower in the new remote work era

Bracken Darrell. Bracken Darrell This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Logitech, one of the largest consumer electronics companies in the world, has thrived during the pandemic, hitting a record-breaking first quarter at $792 million in revenue. CEO and President Bracken Darrell, who spent 12 years…

Children’s Hospital LA is launching a pediatric health accelerator open to international digital health startups

Children’s Hospital LA is launching a pediatric health accelerator open to international digital health startups

Children’s Hospital LA is launching a pediatric health accelerator open to international digital health startups. This program could fuel transformation for an untapped market in digital health. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can learn more about subscribing here. The hospital…

Innovation Inc: More Google Cloud customers and the difficulty of scaling digital overhauls

Innovation Inc: More Google Cloud customers and the difficulty of scaling digital overhauls

The coronavirus pandemic may have turbo-charged innovation efforts across corporate America, but in many ways the tough part is just beginning.  It’s one thing to successfully transition a workforce to the remote setting by upgrading cloud licenses or investing further in security measures. It’s another to overhaul the technology that underpins entire operations, spanning multiple…

The stock market’s next 20 years will be defined by technological innovation — and the most likely scenario is 7% annual growth, DataTrek says

The stock market’s next 20 years will be defined by technological innovation — and the most likely scenario is 7% annual growth, DataTrek says

REUTERS While the press tends to focus on what stocks will do in the short term, the bigger (and more important) question facing all investors is: “What will US stocks do over the next 20 years?”DataTrek co-founder Nicholas Colas said in a note on Friday that the answer to that question will be determined by…

An Apple engineer built Hazel Health to upend the way kids get healthcare. We got an exclusive look at the presentation that convinced a major health insurer to back it.

An Apple engineer built Hazel Health to upend the way kids get healthcare. We got an exclusive look at the presentation that convinced a major health insurer to back it.

Premium A student uses Hazel at school. Hazel Health This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Hazel Health, a telehealth startup, works with students in grade schools. Business has exploded over the course of coronavirus outbreaks. In just 3 months, the company added about 1 million…

Science-backed ways to become a better leader

Science-backed ways to become a better leader

What changes can you make in the office to increase your team’s performance? We asked Richard Wiseman, professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire and author of “How to Remember Everything”, for advice on how you, as a leader, could better lead your team. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more…