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5 steps to avoid cybersecurity complacency

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While you’re likely aware of the dangers of an unprotected IT system, it’s easy to think that a cyberattack or data theft won’t ever happen to you.

11 Self-Made Millionaires Reveal the Best Advice They Ever Got

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These millionaires and advisors in The Oracles have had some super-smart mentors; so we asked them for the best advice they’ve ever received. Here’s what they told us — and how it led to their success. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here.

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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Investing in founder-led businesses is comforting to me. They have the ability to see the forest through the trees and do what is necessary to evolve the business. Two great examples of this are Microsoft in the mid 90s and Facebook a decade ago.

A KPI for Corporate Innovation: The Valuation Index

Paul G. Silva

Leaders of global corporations are under intense pressure to grow their valuation by hitting aggressive revenue, margin, and EBITDA targets. Acquirers pay a valuation premium on recurring, high-margin, and high-growth product revenue.

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.

Angel Investing by the Numbers: Valuation, Capitalization and Startup Economics

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In the sport of Major League Baseball, the greatest hitters are those who get a hit just one out of every three times at bat and a home run 5 or 6 times out of 100 at bats.

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10 Financial Decisions Before Starting Your First Business

Smart Hustle Magazine

Some people believe that launching a business is stressful. Uncertainty exists no matter how well you plan your to-do list or schedule your time. However, there are two sides to a coin.

Postmates founder banks $23 million for his new crypto startup TipTop

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Postmates founder Bastian Lehmann’s new crypto startup TipTop was lightly teased out a few weeks ago, but now the stealth startup is sharing some info on its early funding, though there’s not much info on what they’re actually doing with that money.

This Entrepreneur Shares Key Takeaways from Launching Her Direct-to-Consumer E-Commerce Brand

StartupNation

As a child, I watched my mother’s generation attempt direct-to-consumer business in a, shall we say, clunky fashion. They held Tupperware parties and loaded up the car with Avon deliveries. Before I knew what direct-to-consumer was, I wasn’t interested.

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.

Linear Health Sciences Announces U.S. FDA Clearance and Health Canada Approval of its Orchid Safety Release Valve (SRV)

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Device Intended to Reduce Risk of IV Catheter Failure and Replacement in Hospitals; Sister Product Orchid SRV-Type D for Drainage to Launch Simultaneously. OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – May 17, 2022 – Medical device company Linear Health Sciences has received U.S.

To Quit Your Job and Reach Financial Freedom, All You Need Is Two Clients from DMs

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How Can Small Biz Connect with Big Brands?

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Do you dream about partnering your small business with a multi-million dollar brand? Exposure to industry giants can bring entrepreneurs new opportunities to create and sell to different markets. And with the right gumption, anything is possible.

When your startup’s core mission is set to be overturned

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Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week’s startup news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. Hey Jane , a digital health startup that scales access to abortion pills, makes sense.

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.

5 Ways to Leverage Crypto to Scale Your Business

StartupNation

For businesses to grow and scale, they need to find new and innovative ways to improve their products and services and make their business processes more efficient. One way that many businesses are achieving these goals is by tapping into the world of cryptocurrency.

Welcome S22 Visiting Group Partners

Y Combinator

Every batch, we invite founders and executives to advise YC companies as Visiting Group Partners. These advisors bring valuable insights and recent operational experience to YC’s early-stage companies.

The Real Problem With Being a Solo Founder and How to Overcome It

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Success & Challenges of the angel community: SEC asks ACA CEO Pat Gouhin to advise on capital formation as part of the FinHub’s Peer-2-Peer Series.

Angel Capital Association

By: Pat Gouhin, Chief Executive Officer May 10, 2022 – Seeking to strengthen connection, advocacy and understanding as well as advise those in the SEC and FinHub community, CEO Pat Gouhin was thrilled to represent angel investors and the angel ecosystem at FinHub’s Peer-to-Peer meet-up on capital formation. “It It was an honor to get to speak directly to the FinHub community and the SEC.

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.

Finding your startup’s valuation: 5 factors to consider

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Business Entity Types Affect Financing Options

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One of the most important decisions you’ll have to make for your new business is to determine a business entity type.

Local ESOs Come Together to Identify Solutions and Build a More Equitable Indianapolis

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Upwards of fifteen Indianapolis metro entrepreneurship support organizations (ESOs), in partnership with JPMorgan Chase Foundation and Forward Cities , are on a journey over the next 10 months to design and implement ecosystem projects that bolster capital access for entrepreneurs of color. This investment is part of JPMorgan Chase’s $30 billion racial equity commitment to advance economic inclusion and help close the racial wealth gap. Home Slider blog Entrepreneur ESO Impact Indy

A Landing Page With These 9 Ingredients Will (Damn Near) Print Money

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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.

Pre-GCUC Required Reading & News

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We have lots to cover at GCUC but this will help get you started on your prep for attending the biggest coworking event in. The post Pre-GCUC Required Reading & News appeared first on GCUC Community. Other Coworking Conference

Educapital aims to raise a $160 million fund focused on edtech and future of work

TechCrunch

VC firm Educapital recently announced that it has reached the first close of its second fund. The team has already secured $105 million (€100 million) and now wants to reach $160 million (€150 million) to invest in edtech startups as well as companies working on the future of work.

The Best Business Loans to Help with Payroll

StartupNation

When faced with the unexpected, coming up with the capital needed to pay employees on time can be challenging. While it’s important to budget and allocate cash accordingly, financial challenges and unplanned costs are common for all businesses.

3 important financial tasks it’s easy to lose sight of

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Entrepreneurs never struggle with a short to-do list—the responsibilities of a business owner are immense. Most do their best to avoid focusing heavily on small details but may end up ignoring important aspects of business, especially when it comes to the organization’s finances.

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.