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CO.STARTERS is a Small Business Too: Part II

Co Starters

The second in a series of inside tips on how we’re keeping our own small business going during the pandemic. Don’t shoot for creativity until you complete this important step. By Jose Alfaro, CO.STARTERS COO.

A Thriving Family Business + How They Make It Work

Smart Hustle Magazine

A family owned and operated business is nothing new, but a family business managed by two parents and eight and children is pretty unique. Goat Milk Stuff.

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TrekIT Health Raises $1M Seed Extension, Hires New Executive Chairman

Dream It

TrekIT Health (HT- ‘18) is a HIPAA compliant and secure, real-time workspace for synthesizing information across EHRs and care teams.

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Founders Share Stories and Encouragement on Mental Wellness

GAN

It’s time for some inspiring stories! Over the past few months, the GAN Community came together to support startup founders who have been deeply impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Are you heading toward burnout?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Shawn Johal, business growth coach, leadership speaker and co-founder of DALS Lighting, Inc. He is also an active member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization Montreal chapter. . “If If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.”

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The Five Important Trends in Data, and the One Megatrend Powering Them All

Tomasz Tunguz

Yesterday, Dremio hosted the Subsurface Conference , the first conference on cloud data lakes. More than 5000 people registered, and more than 2500 attended. If one had doubts that cloud data lakes are a strategic area for many in the data ecosystem, those figures should quash them.

Pandemic brings lasting change to world of hospitality, health care

Innovation 2 Enterprise

By Scott Meacham. If anyone had told me a year ago that we would be in the situation we are in today, I might not have said it out loud, but I would have thought that they were completely nuts. The global pandemic has given me a new standard for what a worst case scenario looks like.

A New Network for Startup Community Builders

Ecosystem Builder Hub

There’s a new community network emerging to help entrepreneurial ecosystem builders connect, learn, and grow— Startup Communities: The community for entrepreneurial ecosystem builders. Startup Communities: The community for entrepreneurial ecosystem builders to connect, learn, and grow.

advancing aneurysm treatment with game-inspired design: q&a with Gopesh Tilvawala of Neurotendo

Venture Well

E-Team Neurotendo developed a game-inspired device that enables safer and quicker aneurysm treatment with higher success rates. The post advancing aneurysm treatment with game-inspired design: q&a with Gopesh Tilvawala of Neurotendo appeared first on VentureWell.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Inside Rounds Have Become a Sign of Strength at the Series B

Tomasz Tunguz

In my recent post about the fundraising market during COVID, I wondered aloud about inside rounds. Inside rounds, new financing rounds led by existing investors, have historically been primarily the territory of companies who cannot raise from outside investors at attractive terms.

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How To Cope with Stress. The UPS Store Exec Offers Insight.

Smart Hustle Magazine

Small business owners are no stranger to challenging situations, and as cases of COVID-19 rise throughout the U.S., these savvy entrepreneurs continue to rise to the occasion and tackle these stressors in familiar ways.

9 Things We’ve Learned From COVID (And Why It Was Good For Coworking)

GCUC

GCUC coworking community founder and boss lady, Liz Elam provides advice and inspiration for all. COVID was good for the GCUC world of coworking. The post 9 Things We’ve Learned From COVID (And Why It Was Good For Coworking) appeared first on GCUC Community.

How the Pandemic is Changing World Healthcare: Dr. Paul Rothman, Johns Hopkins

OurCrowd

Hospitals were at maximum capacity for weeks on end due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Seraf Toolbox: Guidelines for Successful Board Meetings and Investor Reports with Early Stage Companies

The Seraf Compass

Running a successful board meeting requires planning and discipline. Which in turn requires some experience and some guidelines. Without this preparation, you will waste precious time focusing on the wrong things.

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Taller con Fernando Morán: El arte de emprender

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

¿Cuándo? Martes 11 de agosto de 2020 a las 3:00 PM hora de El Salvador. Tema: El arte de emprender.

Entrepreneurship And The Climate Crisis

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Vinod Khosla penned a fantastic blog post this week outlining how a few entrepreneurs have made a material impact on clean energy and reducing our collective carbon footprint in the last decade and how a few more can move the needle even further in the next one. Vinod starts off with this statement: 12–15 entrepreneurs, driven by entrepreneurial energy and passion for a vision, and a little bit of luck, could change the climate crisis into societal transformation.

International Coworking Day

GCUC

August 9th is International Coworking Day, the day to celebrate the fact that we are all part of something far greater than ourselves. Locally and. The post International Coworking Day appeared first on GCUC Community. Coworking Community

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

In the News: An alternative way to go public is heating up beyond recognition

OurCrowd

Beyond Meat and Lemonade were the best performing IPO debuts of 2019 and 2020 thus far – both companies in which OurCrowd had the privilege to offer our investors before they went public.

You Don't Need Celebrities (or Millions of Viewers) For A Successful Online Event

Smart Hustle Magazine

How to get millions (billions, zillions) of people to your next event? Hire Shaq and Gronk, said a recent headline in Entrepreneur.com. The article was referring to an online event that attracted millions of viewers, raised money for a good cause and had sponsors.

Sneak Peek: The Art of Innovation and Data-Driven Enterprise

Guy Kawasaki

On the Remarkable People podcast , I interview people such as Jane Goodall, Woz, and Stephen Wolfram who have changed the world. Their stories are inspiring, and I hope they encourage you, too. .

Repost: Open Up Vs Break Up

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I was in a board meeting for most of yesterday so I did not watch the theatrics on Capitol Hill. William told me that there were many calls for breaking up the big tech companies. So I thought I would repost this which I wrote about a year ago. There have been many calls to break up the large Internet monopolies; Amazon, Google, Facebook, Apple, etc. Breaking up a large monopoly feels like a very 19th/20th century move to me.

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How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

What would happen to the business if you die, leave or are disabled?

Berkonomics

Yes, we’re invincible when young. When we are young and early in our business lives, we feel infallible to the degree that we do not think of what might happen if we die while in office or decide to leave the company for any reason.

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YC S20 Virtual Demo Day

Y Combinator

On August 24 and 25, YC will host our 31st Demo Day live over Zoom. After considering community feedback from our first, rapidly planned online Demo Day in March , we’ve decided that a live Demo Day is an important part of founders’ YC experience.

Breaking Free of Mental Prisons in Life & Business

Smart Hustle Magazine

Allison Garret has been working with women who experience life setbacks to help them break out of whatever is holding them back. She understands their struggles deeply, as she was once in a mental & physical prison herself, but found ways to clear her blockages and thrive.

[Varo Money in Fintech Magazine] Varo is granted its bank charter and a US FinTech milestone

OurCrowd

“The ability to operate as a full-service national bank gives Varo more freedom to deliver the kind of innovation and allyship that many Americans have never had from their bank before. Read more here.

Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.