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Supporting all founders – from idea to exit

Jeffrey Ma

Jeff Ma asks why can’t we, in 2021 build a scalable, digital ecosystem that promotes opportunities and democratizes innovation regardless of where talent resides or what their background might be?  Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub is the first step in answering that question.

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CustomerX.I Founder Hakeem James is leveling the retail playing field for mom-and-pop shops

Ted Roduner

Hakeem James served as VP of Product for one of the largest couponing companies in the world. Here he worked with global Fortune 100 retailers and saw firsthand how powerful data and data science can be in understanding and better serving customers. He also saw that the benefits of this data revolution were consolidating with the big players leaving smaller businesses with razor thin margins behind. Read what he did next