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Greater female representation in senior roles is a critical success factor for tech companies

In light of the significant talent shortage confronting the technology sector, and the added value that women can bring to tech companies, the need to increase female representation in hi-tech is clear.
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Q&A with Team8 alumnus Ben Borodach: from day job to startup founder

It’s always exciting when someone who was part of the team then decides to chart their own entrepreneurial journey and become one of our portfolio company founders. Ben Borodach, previously Team8’s VP of Strategy and Operations is doing just that with his new fintech startup, April, purpose built to “make taxes less taxing.”
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Advancing women in tech – by our women in tech

On International Women’s Day this year, we asked some of the female leaders within Team8’s portfolio companies for their thoughts on being a woman in technology, how to increase the number of women in technology and if they had any advice for the rest of us or had been given any great advice that helped them.
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A guide to hiring the first marketer for your startup

For any founder, the first marketing hire is critical. This individual will play a major role in building out the internal marketing function, setting the tone for team dynamics and corporate identity.
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4 Fintech leaders outline 4 key trends for 2022

As 2022 kicks off and global economic activity begins to surpass pre-pandemic levels, Team8’s fintech experts have identified 4 key trends & opportunities that are on the table for businesses in the year ahead.
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The 7 Themes Shaping the Future of Cybersecurity: Introducing Team8’s 2022 Cybersecurity Themes Report

Team8’s Cybersecurity Themes Report 2022 details the seven themes shaping the future of cybersecurity. These themes are driven by the impact of the pandemic, the increase in remote work, and the rising number of cyberattacks, which are causing governments to respond.
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Product Management Insights: Empathize with Users and Have a Clear Goal

Liran Amrany, VP of Product at Team8 Fintech, shares how to create innovative products that positively impact people’s lives and help them establish valuable habits.
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Introducing April: Long needed relief for US taxpayers

For tax filers, April provides a fast, easy and frictionless tax filing experience, so you won’t need to rely on cumbersome tax software anymore.
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Introducing Spott: Finally, Financial Services for E-commerce Sellers

Powered by AI and machine learning technology, Spott is the world’s first e-commerce digital insurance platform to accurately assess e-commerce business risk, and offer financial services that are uniquely tailored to online sellers.
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A Semester to Remember: Team8 Summer Interns & Associates Share Their Journey at Team8

Since the inauguration of our Summer Internship & Associateship Program in the summer of 2020, we have been fortunate to work with a really great group of smart and talented individuals.

The Psychology of Entrepreneurship

In this deep dive interview with Roni Firon, host of The Bigger Picture Podcast, Yuval Tal, Managing Partner at Team8, shares raw and unfiltered insights about the emotionally taxing journey of entrepreneurship.
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4 Key Cybersecurity Threats to New Central Bank Digital Currencies

Cybersecurity, along with technical resilience and sound technical governance, are the most important elements of CBDC technical design.

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