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    Beauty Con-Fessional Series Part 1: Why We’re Here
    By Claude de Jocas A few weeks ago, a few members of our team sat down for a brainstorming session. Our goal was to come up with ideas for a series of blog posts that would showcase our deep expertise in the beauty industry – expertise that isn’t necessarily reflected in Volition’s portfolio today, but … Continued
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    Arteza Featured on Vouge’s 12 Best Craft Kits to Get You Through the Hours at Home
    If you ever played with Sculpey as a kid, this one should feel familiar. But this time, instead of animal figurines and Christmas ornaments, try your hand at something more elevated like a jewelry dish, bud vase holder, or jewelry pendant. Pro tip: lightly kneading two or more colors together will create a swirly marbled effect.
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    Criminals Use Official-Looking Coronavirus Forms to Spread Malware, Steal Passwords
    Dallas-area security firm Securonix said Tuesday its researchers were following malicious hackers working a number of coronavirus-related angles, including the use of weaponized covid-19 related documents in attacks on critical healthcare operations. It’s also seen a rise in attempts to capture security credentials from the world’s now-remotely employed workforce.
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    HuffPost’s Alternatives To Amazon And Walmart For All Of Your Household Essentials
    You’ve probably even seen empty shelves, full carts and long lines in your neighborhood grocery stores and local pharmacies. Since everyone seems to be searching for essentials, these products are selling fast and even selling out completely.
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    Three Takeaways on Shopify and the Rise of Its Partner Ecosystem
    by Matt Tanenblatt The other week, the Motley Fool described Shopify’s stock as the Tesla of E-commerce, which is no small comparison with the elevated importance of E-commerce in the midst of dozens of “shelter-in-place” orders around the country. Of course, with the recent market volatility, stock prices aren’t always the best indicators of the … Continued
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    BURST Oral Care Offers Support to Dental Professionals Facing Unique Difficulty With COVID-19
    BURST works extremely closely with the dental community, and today announces they are waiving the $20 fee for dental professionals to join the BURST Ambassador program. T
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    Arteza Names Former CMO of Magic Leap and National Geographic Channels as New Chief Executive Officer
    We’re thrilled to announce Brenda Freeman, former CMO of Magic Leap and National Geographic Channels, as the new Chief Executive Officer of Arteza. The appointment of Freeman comes on the heels of Arteza’s $24M Series A investment from Volition Capital in November 2019 and 10x revenue growth over the past 2 years. During the 2019 … Continued
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    The Movement of Money: Accelerating a Digital Future
    By Jim Ferry The Internet has and will continue to change how money is exchanged.  This is especially true in the social distancing and quarantined environment we find ourselves in today. With most workers in the U.S. on lockdown, the physical movement of money is virtually at a standstill, accelerating a trend that was already … Continued
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    RSA 2020: Five Cybersecurity Takeaways
    By Tomy Han Despite fears of COVID-19, RSA 2020 was as crowded as ever, attracting 36,000 attendees, 704 speakers, and 658 exhibitors, attesting to the sector’s growth and its expanding mindshare for enterprises and consumers alike. Cybersecurity has been an important sector of focus for Volition Capital over the last decade. Members of our team … Continued
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    What Happens in a Recession? Larry Cheng Weighs In
    The Bull Market Run Has Officially Ended. Now What? Two days ago, on March 11, 2020, headlines declared the end of the longest bull market run in history. Now what? This is the question we asked Larry Cheng (albeit a few days BEFORE the historic week we just experienced). Check out his original post,” What … Continued
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