Can an AI be your mentor? That’s what a startup called Practica believes. The company, which evolved out of a marketplace for one-on-one executive coaching, has now launched an AI system built o
Monica Sarbu, co-founder and CEO at Xata.io, has more than 15 years of experience working at tech companies. She never had a mentor to help her navigate her way inside the organizations where she work
While both LinkedIn and Y Combinator are still going strong, a new crop of companies are looking to fill the gap via structured online experiences that combine training and connections.
U.K. social audio startup Wisdom has launched a new mentorship marketplace that’s described as a mix between Clubhouse and the celebrity-focused courses platform MasterClass. The app lets users
Women have made great inroads into the tech world in recent years, but there remains a long way to go before we reach a truly equitable state of affairs in workforce numbers, remuneration and product
Founders should definitely pursue big rounds at sky-high valuations, but it’s important that they recognize how important it is to manage who they allow into their mentorship circles.
Sophie Zhou Novati worked as a senior engineer at Facebook and then Nextdoor, where she struggled to hire great engineers for her team. Frustrated, she decided to try training engineers to meet her te
As COVID-19 turned up the pressure for businesses around the world, that progress came under threat, with D&I initiatives taking a back seat
If there isn’t a resource hub for black entrepreneurs in your city, create one.
Imagine Impact, the entertainment accelerator launched by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard to try and bring Silicon Valley-style mentorship and project development techniques to Hollywood, has inked a deve
The best founders seek out great mentors and guidance from folks who know best, but during the coronavirus pandemic, asking for help when it’s needed is critical for all entrepreneurs. Ureeka, a
Board members should view board membership as a subtle yet massively impactful role they play in the creation of great businesses.
We must address the workplace status quo and force organizations to address biases and stereotypes, or risk reinforcing gender inequalities.
There has long been a stigma associated with therapy and mental health coaching, a stigma that is even more pronounced in the business world, despite considerable evidence of the efficacy of services.
As part of All Raise’s mission to increase the number of female founders who receive venture funding in the next five years, All Raise has tapped more than 120 successful female founders to prov
Providing ongoing mentorship can be impractical for busy professionals. With STEAMRole, the idea is to empower professionals to easily share their stories with students and young professionals. ItR
Google has been going all-in on AI and machine learning for some time now, and part of that is, of course, nurturing the growing ecosystem around it, from developer tools to startups. Their latest eff
Former Columbia University football coach Bill Campbell had long ago tossed the football for a more corporate role: coach to legendary CEOs such as Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Eric Schmidt and Larry Page.
In 1984, educational psychologist Benjamin Bloom published research on a new method of teaching, commonly called Bloom's 2 Sigma Problem. The term “2 Sigma” comes from the results of the study, wh
Everwise, a New York-based company whose online service connects “protégés” with mentors –from new entrepreneurs, to budding sports coaches, to people looking to rise through the ranks of Fort