Basecamp’s protest of Apple’s policies is already benefiting other developers

Filed under: The Interface [1] Apple [2] Policy [3] Basecamp’s protest of Apple’s policies is already benefiting other developers Apple is building a new way for software makers to appeal its decisions — a key milestone in the journey to a fairer and more principled App Store By Casey Newton[4]@CaseyNewton[5] Jun 24, 2020, 6:00am EDT Share this story Share this on...

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New Helmets to Hardhats director on how to attract veterans to construction jobs

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed construction across the country, firms continue to struggle to fill jobsites with skilled labor, and one of the largest pools of attractive candidates is former military staff.  David Porter is the newly appointed executive director of the Helmets to Hardhats program for the North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and its signatory contractor...

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ElevateBio Closes $170 Million Series B Financing

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE[1])–ElevateBio, LLC, a Cambridge-based creator and operator of a portfolio of innovative cell and gene therapy companies, today announced it has closed a $170-million Series B financing that will support and accelerate the company’s next phase of growth. New investors, The Invus Group, Surveyor Capital (A Citadel company), EDBI, and Vertex Ventures, join existing investors, F2 Ventures, MPM...

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Forget Basecamp. How to implement Shape Up in Monday.com

Shape Up[1] is a wonderfully insightful book by Basecamp Head of Strategy Ryan Singer aimed at helping product teams ship software that matters. It harmonized with our own in-house practice of avoiding formal project methodologies like “Agile” and “SCRUM” in favor of our own leaner ways of getting things done in short-iterations with minimal overhead. The free Shape Up online...

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