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  • Created by Google: Brian and a group of other consumer tech fans submitted 14 stories (!) related to today’s Google Fall Event, so head over to the Big Tech Inc section. for more information on this.
  • Shining a light on business intelligence: Lightdash, which raised $8.4 million in new funding, built its business intelligence platform specifically for dbt, Paul reports. The cool parts? It is open source and has both a front-end and a back-end.
  • Hub-and-spoke: “Trade wars, military conflicts, the rise of e-commerce and sustainability issues are driving changes in supply chain networks and trade flows,” Kylea writes. This is where Altana comes in with its data-grabbing, AI-powered supply chain visibility platform that has just secured $100 million in fresh capital.

Startups and VC

Online shopping and fast delivery through services like Instacart and Amazon Prime are the epitome of modern convenience, but for many consumers who care about sustainability and the impact of e-commerce on the environment, every box and plastic bag left at their doorstep is deposited also accompanied by a sense of guilt. Sarah reports that a startup called The Rounds believes it has found a solution to make online commerce more efficient, environmentally friendly and — as the newly announced $38 million Series A implies — potentially profitable too.

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Why your startup needs a prenup

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In the early days of forming a startup, everyone is on the same page. But by the time a company is mature, there is no way of knowing how well the founding team will get along.

Starry-eyed newlyweds routinely sign prenuptial agreements without losing their sense of idealism, and startup founders should do the same, advises Yonaton Aronoff, partner at litigation and employment law firm Harris St. Laurent & Wechsler.

“Unfortunately, as too many co-founders and spouses realize, the best time to plan for negative outcomes is at the beginning of the relationship,” he writes. “Waiting for a conflict to develop can be devastating and too often lead to intractable lawsuits with no clear winner.”

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Big Tech Inc.

Don’t worry, US Twitter users, Sarah writes that your edit button is coming…

As mentioned above, the Google Fall Event was today, and if you missed it, catch up on the Pixel Watch and Pixel 7 unveiling here.

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