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AvidXchange’s CIO On How To Move At The Speed Of Trust

Angelic Gibson, the tech leader of the Nasdaq-quoted accounts payable software company, says strong relationships within executive ranks are needed to make software-driven automation a success.

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Cryptocurrency FinTech

Fintech Newcomers To Watch In 2022 | Forbes

Last year, as the pandemic continued to push more buying and banking online and the price of both bitcoin and tech stocks climbed, venture capitalists poured money into fintech— a total of $133 billion globally, almost three times the $49 billion they invested the year before, according to CB Insights. That flood of capital carried […]

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Startups

Inside The Barbershop App Worth $750 Million

Songe LaRon and Dave Salvant left their desks behind to create booking software for the nation’s 109,000 barbershops. Today, their fast-growing startup, Squire Technologies, is valued at some 60 times this year’s estimated sales and is featured on this year’s Forbes Next Billion-Dollar Startups. Neither LaRon, a 37-year-old corporate lawyer, nor Salvant, who is 36 […]

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Startups

How Venture Capitalist Tracy Chadwell Cornered the “Silver Tech” Market

Only 2.4% of venture capital founders are women, but after a career spent in law and banking, Tracy Chadwell felt ready to take on the challenge. In 2016 she founded 1843 Capital (named after the year that Ada Lovelace wrote the first computer program). Her fund invests in early-stage startups founded by women who work […]

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