Build on protocols (not necessarily blockchains)

Posted by on May 16th, 2018

Investing in fat protocols is all the rage in the startup world today. Still, investing in protocols is nothing new. Web 2.0 startups came to life thanks to the Web open & standard (šŸ™) protocolĀ  (HTTP, HTML, CSS, AJAX). Before that, many networking companies bet their existence on the TCP/IP stack, when others put their bets on private non-standard networking protocols that ended up in the trash bin of computer history.

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Introducing Marathon Venture Capital’s Advisory Committee

Posted by on May 10th, 2018

In Marathon, we are grateful to have the trust of a special array of backers from around the world. A select few of them are also helping us on a more formal basis. Today, we are happy to introduce the members of our Advisory Committee, which is providing guidance on critical decisions with regards to the fund.

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Helping Enterprises Perform with Cube Revenue Management

Posted by on May 6th, 2018

A typical sales quote of, say, a medical devices company to a hospital typically includes thousands of different products. Salespeople on the field face the same challenge every day: How do they get pricing right and configure such quotes fast?

Making sure each quote has high chances of getting selected without leaving money on the table is a core part of the challenge. It goes further: Quotes must comply with strict approval processes and an increasing set of rules and policies, both internal and external to the company (e.g., rebates, regulation, etc.).

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Podcast Episode 13: Computational Genomics

Posted by on May 3rd, 2018

Podcast Episode 13 is out and this time we are hosting Eugenia Giannopoulou & Konstantinos Vougas talking #computational #Genomics processes & applications. We further dive into topics like the toolset bioinformaticians use & opportunities for #startups in the space. We further dive into topics like the toolset bioinformaticians use & opportunities for #startups in the space.

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