Butler shows hundreds of employees the door after raising $50M for room service delivery – TechCrunch

On May 16, Butler Hospitality, an on-demand platform for room service and amenities, sent an email to vendors that might have been considered reassuring under other circumstances. “We are writing to inform you [that] room service and catering services will continue as is. All collateral is still functional,” the email read. “We appreciate your loyalty … Read more

Why OSOM went web3 – TechCrunch

“I want to do some crazy stuff,” Jason Keats says with a laugh. “I want to bring back that GEM phone.” He reaches behind him and pulls the strikingly slender device off a shelf. The battery’s dead, but as a prop, it still works. Essential released images of the prototype device in October 2019 — … Read more

3 Steps to Cultivate Profitable Partnerships

Kenneth is the marketing director for Text Request, a business text messaging software. He has been awarded for his work in sales and psychological research, and has helped dozens of businesses, from pre-launch startups to billion-dollar companies, achieve their goals. Latest posts by Kenneth Burke (see all) A good partnership will elevate both brands, empower … Read more

Chris Vein, the former White House tech guru taking charge of ACS, on his vision for Australia’s biggest IT association

Now Chris Vein is adding yet another prominent role to his impressive career: CEO of the association representing Australia’s technology professionals, ACS. Vein (pron. VEE’-en) is moving from the US to Sydney for the new role, invigorated by the opportunity to refocus ACS and energise its offerings to members. With a stint in Silicon Valley … Read more

From Dreaming to Doing: How to Create an Innovation Culture in Startups

Dr. Alan Cabello holds a Ph.D. from the Swiss Institute of Technology on Strategic Innovation, including a position as a Visiting Researcher at Stanford’s d.school. He also holds an M.Sc. in Management and a Dip. Eng. in Mechatronics. His previous professional experience includes positions as general manager at Adjoint, a blockchain fintech, and as innovation … Read more