Startup vs Corporate Culture: An Intern’s Perspective
What is the difference? If you have yet to do your first placement/internship/job, you probably wouldn’t even dwell on it. As someone who’s been in both environments, I can only tell you that their or...
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Product Updates and Building Incredible Experiences
Over the past few months, we’ve been super busy trying to build incredible buyer and seller experiences. Across the board, our teams have been working long days and many nights to ship new product ide...
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How We're Building JadoPado
In October 2015 we closed our first external funding, raising $4 million in a round led by BECO Capital, a fast growing VC firm based out of Dubai. As the t’s were crossed and the i’s were...
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Backpacking: The Art of Stress Relief
There’s something about waking up at dawn, on top of a mountain, blanketed by mist, still aching from the climb the day before, that sets my heart racing. The sun appearing through a valley in a dista...
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Making Learning Your Ticket to Personal and Professional Development
In the rush of our daily lives, learning may take a back seat. We may find ourselves clocking in and out every day with the sole focus of cruising through our to-do list and meeting our deadlines. We ...
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Working to Live vs Living to Work
We’ve all had our fair share of the typical 9-to-5 work week. Up early to beat the morning rush, powering through barely-necessary meetings, making valiant attempts to multi-task, dodging intern...
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Heroes and How They Shape Us
The people you look up to are a key feature of life. When we were younger, all of us typically had one super cool uncle, aunt or family member. Whether they were the charming one, drove a sweet car or...
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The $4 Million Deck
I’ve been meaning to share our Series A deck for a while. This is one minor version up from the deck that we used to raise $4 million in our first external funding round late last year. It went ...
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A Marketplace Rises
A little over a year ago we re-positioned JadoPado as a marketplace, swivelling to a technology business that happens to be doing e-commerce versus an e-commerce player that knows their technology. Fr...
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Booster Engine Cut Off
We’re incredibly excited to announce that BECO Capital has lead our first external round of investment. We’re calling it a Series A, but given the capital that al bogari Holdings has alrea...
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