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Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education

Stacey Childress, Senior Advisor at McKinsey and Company, discusses higher ed

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited…

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The Life of a Start-Up: VOMO

Here’s a hard truth: only 18% of entrepreneurs successfully launch their start-ups. Most of these lucky few individuals would probably tell you that the road to success isn’t rosy. An entrepreneur’s ability to connect, build, and maintain high-quality relationships with their team and investors is key to making it past the first few years…

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Scale Factor: How ufurnish.com is Leveraging Retail Media to Scale its Online Furniture Aggregator

In a world where online shopping reigns supreme, niche platforms have risen to provide more tailored experiences for both consumers and retail brands. ufurnish.com is among such platforms, specializing in aggregating furniture and furnishings for the home and connected end-users with a wide variety of sellers. Like the Zillow of home furniture, ufurnish guides users…

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The Collapse of SVB was a Wake-up Call, But High Yield and Loan Markets are Still Good Options

Recent bank failures, like that of SVB, might seem like canaries in the coal mine, but investors at Barrow Hanley have a more optimistic projection, thanks to high yield and loan markets. The collapse of SVB may be reminiscent of the 2008 crisis, but thankfully, the effects so far have been much less severe….

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The Life of a Start-Up: Connecting, Building, and Maintaining Relationships for Success

Here’s a hard truth: only 18% of entrepreneurs successfully launch their start- ups. Most of these lucky few individuals would probably tell you that the road to success isn’t rosy. An entrepreneur’s ability to connect, build, and maintain high-quality relationships with their team and investors is key to making it past the first few years…

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Bipartisan Bill Proposed: What is Predicted of the Stock Market?

Politicians seem to have some of the best performing investment portfolios which is why the BiPartisan Restoring Faith in Government Act was introduced to prohibit congress member stock market trading. The bipartisan bill is sponsored by GOP Reps Matt Gaetz and Brian Fitzpatrick alongside Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, amongst others. On this episode of Untamed Ethos, host…

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10 Minutes to a Better Building
How to Get the Best Filtration With the Lowest Life Cycle Cost

The costs of investing in good air quality for your building can come with a hefty price tag. As more and more companies and institutions look to pour money into improving their filters for better indoor air quality, or IAQ, additionally, there’s another challenge that appears when it comes to making the best HVAC decisions…

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Construction of the HPC Data Center is Prime Destination for AI Progression
May 17, 2024

As digital infrastructure continues to evolve, the strategic development of data centers is crucial. A recent update from Applied Digital celebrates the progress of the company’s HPC Data Center in Ellendale, North Dakota, positioning it as a pivotal player in the advancement of AI technologies. Highlighted in this special video is the HPC Data…

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Nick Phillips of Applied Digital talks community engagement
Community Engagement is Key for Companies Aiming to Support and Impact Local Communities
May 17, 2024

Corporate responsibility is under the microscope but Applied Digital readily stands out for its positive impact on local communities. As part of the broader discussion on community engagement and economic development, there are several things companies can do to contribute to local prosperity. For a special episode for Applied Digital, Nick Phillips, EVP of…

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Ellendale HPC Datacenter
Ellendale HPC Datacenter
May 17, 2024

The shell of our groundbreaking Ellendale HPC Datacenter is nearly complete! With each panel and beam, we’re closer to launching a hub with unmatched AI capabilities, designed for high-density computing. Watch as we shape the future of AI infrastructure

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Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy
Sunstone Partners Offsite 2024
May 17, 2024

Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy meeting was held offsite in Calistoga, CA this year.  During the event the team bonded in fun activities like wine making and fantastic meals.  On the business side, there was reflection on the significant accomplishments of the team for the year, as well as focusing on upcoming goals…

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Microsoft Adds $10 Billion to Investment in ChatGPT Maker OpenAI
January 23, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Microsoft Corp. is making a $10 billion investment over several years in OpenAI, the pioneering artificial intelligence research lab behind ChatGPT and DALL-E. The news comes less than a week after the company said it’s laying off 10,000 workers as a weakening economy crimps software demand. Microsoft noted in that announcement that it will still…

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Changing the Stigma Around Franchising
November 23, 2022

Franchising is perceived as a difficult commitment to make, and often entails a range of investment hurdles. For many this is enough frustration to turn investors away, but what if there was light at the end of the tunnel? Thomas Nieto, CEO of Main Squeeze Juice Co, highlights some major drawcards to franchising, and…

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Veterans Transitioning to Project Management and MHI Roles
August 11, 2022

Veterans retire with a variety of skills under their belt. These skills form a natural path from the military into the civilian workforce, particularly translating to project management. To talk about this overlap, DJ Hughes, a current armed forces reserve officer with twenty years of active-duty service under his belt, talks to host Tyler…

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Creating the Expectations for an eSports Stadium
May 4, 2022

The rise in popularity of Esports took off during the pandemic, when more people stayed inside and sought other forms of entertainment. Senior Principal and Esports Director for the Americas with Populous Brian Mirakian talks with Game Changers host Katie Steinberg about the next generation of eSports facilities and the future of the market. “The…

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InTouch with ENTOUCH: The Cost of Inaction and Inertia
April 18, 2022

Maximizing ROI is the goal for every organization, but what is the cost associated with inaction? That’s the question Tyler Kern posed to Jon Bolen, CEO of ENTOUCH. Bolen said that over time, the cost of inaction and inertia begins piling up. Those are areas well studied in terms of the environment and social justice,…

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Not Your Father’s Data Center Podcast by Compass Datacenters: A Look into the Impact of COVID-19 on the Data Center Industry
February 22, 2022

The data center industry is probably not the first industry one would think of when it comes to changes from the pandemic since data is stored virtually. Tim Huffman, Vice President of CBRE, joined Host Raymond Hawkins, Chief Revenue Officer of Compass Datacenters, to discuss the surprising number of shifts that actually occurred in the…

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Businesses Are Still Investing in NFTs. Here’s Why You Should, Too.
September 27, 2021

NFTs had an exciting summer, but after the initial buzz wore off, research showed the NFT bubble had burst. What remained were several unique use cases of NFTs for fashion, sports, collectibles and more, and even with a less ravenous user base post-burst, high-profile players like Time Magazine, Nissan, and Neopets are actively launching NFT…

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Why More Energy Storage Investments are in Everyone’s Best Interest
August 19, 2021

As the world shifts toward more renewable energy and electrical grids struggle to stay online during weather events, energy storage will prove more crucial. Storing energy when things are going well for times when the grid is facing an outage will help those with the capacity stay online. Here to give insights is Michael S…

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Virginia Repeats as America’s Best State for Business
July 16, 2021

Since 2007, CNBC has compiled a study with a simple aim – to declare one American city as the country’s best for business. This year, after a year with no study due to the pandemic, Virginia backed up a first-place nod in 2019 with another. Virginia has now taken home the title five times since…

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