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How an invite-only meeting at Apple's luxury loft in New York set the stage for one of the world's biggest subscription businesses (AAPL)

How an invite-only meeting at Apple's luxury loft in New York set the stage for one of the world's biggest subscription businesses (AAPL)

Apple’s App Store may be the world’s largest software distribution platform. But there are concerns that the competitiveness of the marketplace may make it difficult to maintain high-quality utility apps. Apple is strongly encouraging developers to transition to a subscription, software-as-a-service model, and held an invitation-only meeting in the spring of 2017 to convince developers to lean in to the new business model. In April 2017, a group of over 30 software developers gathered at a luxury loft in New York City’s trendy Tribeca neighborhood after receiving […]

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How an invite-only meeting at Apple's luxury loft in New York set the stage for one of the world's biggest subscription businesses (AAPL)

How an invite-only meeting at Apple's luxury loft in New York set the stage for one of the world's biggest subscription businesses (AAPL)

Apple’s App Store may be the world’s largest software distribution platform. But there are concerns that the competitiveness of the marketplace may make it difficult to maintain high-quality utility apps. Apple is strongly encouraging developers to transition to a subscription, software-as-a-service model, and held an invitation-only meeting in the spring of 2017 to convince developers to lean in to the new business model. In April 2017, a group of over 30 software developers gathered at a luxury loft in New York City’s trendy Tribeca neighborhood after receiving […]

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'We're the only company without a cease and desist order': Why Skip thinks it can win the scooter war

'We're the only company without a cease and desist order': Why Skip thinks it can win the scooter war

Skip, a new e-scooter company, already has scooters in Washington D.C. and plans to expand into San Francisco. Unlike , Skip is the only scooter company that hasn’t been issued a Sanjay Dastoor, the company’s CEO, tells Business Insider he wants to work with cities, rather than “asking for forgiveness” Before hundreds of electric scooters appeared on San Francisco streets in April, a small startup named Waybots was experimenting with the idea in Washington D.C. Created by the founders of Boosted, a Silicon Valley-based electric skateboard company, […]

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Gust Launches Investment Feedback Engine to Tell Startups Their Funding Potential

Gust Launches Investment Feedback Engine to Tell Startups Their Funding Potential

A new evaluation engine by Gust analyzes key startup metrics so entrepreneurs can get feedback from potential investments and tools for improving the . Gust Startup Funding Evaluation Engine In providing this new feature, says founders will have the necessary tools for improving their pitching ability while at the same time setting realistic expectations about their startup. The goal is to make entrepreneurs more informed and get the attention of investors. For many entrepreneurs with startups, the focus of their effort is mostly placed on the product […]

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