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Be who you needed when you were younger

Entrepreneurs' Organization

One important question every successful entrepreneur can ask themselves is, “Who taught you what you needed to know to get where you are?” Another interesting question you might consider is: “Who had the tools or knowledge you clearly needed but for whatever reason did not offer it to you?”.

District of Innovators: Takeaways From DC Startup Week

Revolution

This September, the metro area convened for DC Startup Week — a five-day, 180+program occasion hosting more than 11,000 entrepreneurs. The event showcased just how robust DC’s tech community has grown — but that wasn’t always the case.

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Q&A with GSEA ‘Together We Grow’ Award Winner, Arnold Shoko

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business. Nominees compete against their peers from around the world in a series of local and national competitions in hopes to qualify for the GSEA Global Finals.

5 steps to building your professional network as an entrepreneur?

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

5 steps to building your professional network as an entrepreneur. By Shannon Courtney. Networking has many misconceptions. Some may think that networking is self-serving, a waste of time, or that only really outgoing individuals can succeed at it.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Sarah Says: What Customer Discovery Approach Is Right for You?

Venture Well

Sarah Wharmby defines the different types of customer discovery interviews early-stage innovators can use. The post Sarah Says: What Customer Discovery Approach Is Right for You? appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators entrepreneurship

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Why Everyone with Six Figures to Invest Should Consider Angel Investing

Gust

Angel investing in the past few years has moved from an arcane backwater of the financial world to a business arena that receives coverage in mainstream newspapers and hit television shows such as ABC’s Shark Tank.

How a Company Becomes a Pillar of Its Local Community

Revolution

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on October 3, 2022. Hill Street Studios/Getty Images There was never a guarantee that Detroit would become the Motor City.

Ben Franklin Technology Partners Welcomes New Board Member

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Lisa Riggs was appointed to the Ben Franklin Board of Directors at their September meeting. Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pennsylvania is excited to welcome Lisa Riggs to the board of directors.

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Founded by Google’s former head of ads, Neeva brings its ad-free search engine to Europe

TechCrunch

Neeva , an ad-free search engine launched last year by a former engineer and executive best known for spearheading Google’s advertising tech business , is about to land in Europe.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Project to Professionalize Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Building Progresses

Ecosystem Builder Hub

The Ecosystem Building Leadership Project (EBLP) is an initiative to advance the entrepreneurship ecosystem building field of practice. It launched in March, and has made some significant progress over the past few months.

SME&E Festival Podcast: Flavio Hangarter, What is bootstrapping a business/startup?

NZ Entrepreneur

Got your tickets to the 2022 NZ SME&E Festival this 8th and 9th of November? Each week we’ll be sharing a podcast from some of the many great business speakers and mentors you can catch at the festival. What is bootstrapping a business/startup?

Preparing Your Startup for the Next M&A Wave

Revolution

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on September 28, 2022. “

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Just How Troubled is the Bay Area Startup Scene?

Tomasz Tunguz

There’s a prevailing narrative that the health of the Bay Area startup ecosystem faces challenges. San Francisco’s share of startup rounds by count has fallen from its perch ten years ago. But that’s not the full story. In 2021, San Francisco Bay Area startups raised $126b.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

GIC backs Indian EV startup Euler Motors in $60 million funding

TechCrunch

Euler Motors, an Indian startup that designs and builds commercial electric vehicles, has raised $60 million in a new funding round as it works to ramp up its production capacity and broaden its offerings. Singapore’s sovereign fund GIC led the New Delhi-headquartered startup’s Series C funding.

Impact Hubs and their journey to Net Zero

Impact Hub

The journey to Net Zero is one that is walked collectively by Impact Hubs all over the globe; a journey that will allow us to ultimately co-exist and thrive with nature. Over the past few years, a few Impact Hubs have been leading the way to become Net Zero. .

Would you celebrate your mistakes?

Berkonomics

Leading by example. How do you teach your work force that mistakes are OK as long as they learn and don’t repeat them? By being a visible example. A friend and fellow CEO states that he publishes each of his mistakes in his company internal blog along with the lesson he learned. “If

TechCelerator at Ben Franklin is hosting a Virtual Pitch Event!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Join us to vote on your favorite business concept and help award a cash prize of 1,000 to a local startup! Eight local entrepreneurial teams are in the process of completing a ten-week, business startup boot camp. This exciting program has been offered by Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator program!

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

The 3 Legs of a Startup Pitch That Leaves Investors Begging For More

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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Accel, BoxGroup, Cowboy Ventures, Pear VC and Yahoo to judge Startup Battlefield at Disrupt

TechCrunch

We’re less than a month away from TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18–20 in San Francisco!

First Five Launches with Whatnot

Y Combinator

Today Whatnot ( W20 ) is a lively platform where collectors can buy, sell, go live, and geek out with other like-minded people across a wide variety of product categories. But, like every startup, the founders of Whatnot began with only an idea.

7 Questions to Ask When Facing a Cash Crunch

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed to EO by Brooke Lively, an EO Fort Worth member who is founder and president of Cathedral Capital , which provides strategic financial advice to drive profit.

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The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

TechCelerator at Ben Franklin is hosting a Virtual Pitch Event!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Join us to vote on your favorite business concept and help award a cash prize of 1,000 to a local startup! Eight local entrepreneurial teams are in the process of completing a ten-week, business startup boot camp. This exciting program has been offered by Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator program!

A Venture Capitalist Told Me How He Decides Which Startups to Fund, and I Couldn’t Believe It

Entrepreneur's Handbook

The real reasons people invest in startups aren’t always what you’d think. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». fundraising entrepreneurship founder-stories startup venture-capital

The changing cloud landscape: From observability to optimization

TechCrunch

Chelsea Goddard. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Chelsea Goddard is an early-stage investor based in San Francisco excited about the future of software and space technology. Over the last few years, cloud computing has grown more expensive than ever.

Cutting Bait: When To Walk Away

The Seraf Compass

If one of the trickiest parts of due diligence is knowing when to press ahead in the face of mounting concerns, surely the other tricky part is knowing when to suspend your efforts. The former is a challenge of overcoming inertia and uncertainty, and the latter is a challenge of overcoming momentum

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100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.