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My Pandemic Pivot: From 0 to 130

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Amanda Ma, founder and CEO of Innovate Marketing Group and EO Los Angeles member. As entrepreneurs, we go through ups and downs all the time. These ups and downs impact us deeply because we are so close to and personally invested in our businesses.

Rebranding and expanding your target audience with a social business expert from Brazil

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Rebranding and expanding your target audience with a social business expert from Brazil. By Shannon Courtney.

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3 ways to optimize your e-commerce site for better sales

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

3 ways to optimize your e-commerce site for better sales. Adapted from a blog by Christina Gwira of NOYADESIGNS. We all want to make more sales. There is so much more to having success with your online store than simply having a website.

14 Strategic questions to ask during an internal communications crisis

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Eden Gillott, an EO Accelerator participant in Los Angeles. As president of Gillott Communications , a strategic and crisis communications firm, Eden helps companies protect reputations and build trust.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

The Mainstreaming Of Crypto

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

We started looking at crypto ten years ago, starting investing nine years ago, and have had a front-row seat to its development ever since. It has been enlightening, exciting, rewarding, but definitely not mainstream. I think that is changing quickly now and yesterday I saw this tweet: BREAKING: The @NBA and @Coinbase have announced a multiyear partnership that makes Coinbase the exclusive cryptocurrency platform partner of the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League and USA Basketball.

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The Fine Print - Deal Terms and Payoff

The Seraf Compass

As the diligence process proceeds towards conclusion, thoughts naturally turn to the terms of the deal. Regardless of whether there is an existing term sheet to review, or a need to negotiate and establish a set of terms for the deal, thought needs to be given to the terms of the deal.

How Oleg and Andrew Made It Big in the Data Industry in Time of Crisis

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Every cloud has a silver lining. With a bit of creativity, you can transform a crisis into an opportunity. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». leadership entrepreneurship productivity startup technology

To Grow Your Company, Prioritize Productivity Over Being ‘Busy’

StartupNation

Recent events have caused major shifts in how we work. Now, more than ever, businesses are rethinking what it means to be productive. Gone are the days where working more hours was the key to success. Instead, if you want your business to grow, you need to prioritize productivity over hours worked.

MagniLearn uses AI to help students learn new languages, raises $2.8M

TechCrunch

There’s nothing easy about learning a language, and so it’s also maybe no surprise that there are plenty of startups that want to make life easier for students.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN BEN FRANKLIN’S BIG IDEA CONTEST!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Over the course of the summer, hundreds of people located in Ben Franklin’s 32-county footprint in Pennsylvania, visited BIGIDEA.BenFranklin.org to check out the rules and the easy application process for our $50,000 innovation contest.

3 Steps to determine if a pivot is right for your startup

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Learning how to adapt is the reality of any successful business, but COVID-19 was perhaps the ultimate stress test. In a matter of days, businesses in industries such as travel, entertainment and hospitality came to a grinding halt due to lockdowns.

5 Steps For Finding The Digital Star To Transform Your Startup

Entrepreneur's Handbook

The complete guide to finding truly special talent Image by author Suppose you want to digitize your business “for real”, where you have a sensible digital strategy and development of existing teams and recruit the digital stars who can close the gaps you have internally.

Trade Secrets or Patents: Which Should You Choose?

StartupNation

Most businesses need to continuously innovate to stay relevant in the marketplace. With such intense focus on innovation, businesses naturally seek to patent their inventions to avoid infringement by other parties. But there’s an alternative: trade secrets.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

The hyperactive open banking market of Latin America: How the region is being APIfied

TechCrunch

Ximena Aleman. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Ximena Aleman is co-founder and chief business development officer at Prometeo , an open banking platform that serves Latin America. More posts by this contributor. Startup fundraising is the most tangible gender gap. How can we overcome it?

Why Your Company May Be Failing at Team Building

Smart Hustle Magazine

By Les Pardew, founder of Mystery Escape Room. Many businesses are struggling to find the best way to move forward as some employees return to the workplace while others will continue to work at home or a combination of both. A Gartner Inc.

Setting SMART Goals for Yourself and Your Center

INBIA

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Managing Staff In A Small Business Is Harder Than You’d Think

Entrepreneur's Handbook

4 lessons I learned the long way Husna Miskandar on Unsplash Some entrepreneurs are so lost in their bubble that they can’t understand why anyone wouldn’t want to be like them. How could anyone want to be a slave to an evil boss?

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

Doing the Data Dance: Why Data Protection is Paramount to Your Business

StartupNation

You are setting up your business and have a million problems to worry about. Languishing toward the bottom of your painfully long to-do list are the words “privacy policy for website.” ” You plan to find a precedent online at some point and use that for now.

Egypt’s ILLA raises $2M to diversify its offerings to FMCG value chain

TechCrunch

Most FMCG brands rely on a combination of owned and outsourced assets to carry out delivery operations. The variety of both models brings about a fragmented logistics cycle and FMCGs can lose significant value in the process.

Three Tips for Improving Your Cash Flow (That Really Work)

Smart Hustle Magazine

By Jon Fasoli, VP and Segment Leader, Small Business and Self-Employed Group at Intuit. Financial forecasting can be the lifeblood of your business, especially if you want happy employees, a content landlord, and more opportunities to grow.

FundersClub Portfolio Follow-On Rounds Update - Q3 2021

FundersClub

We'd like to congratulate FundersClub portfolio companies on their ongoing progress, as well as to welcome aboard their new VC investor partners.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

The Roadmap to Entrepreneurial Success You’ll Wish You Followed Sooner

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Most entrepreneurs are too scared or embarrassed to check the destination plugged into their startup’s GPS. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». success careers startup business entrepreneurship

4 Ways Startups Can Empower Their Remote Finance Teams

StartupNation

Finance teams worldwide emerged as strategic leaders for startups with the onset of the pandemic by recognizing ways to efficiently manage remote teams, their finances, company operations and associated cost-cutting mechanisms.

Brex just signed a term sheet for $300M at a $12.3B valuation

TechCrunch

Fast-growing fintech Brex has raised $300 million in funding that propels it to decacorn status, just six months after it was valued at $7.4 billion, according to people familiar with the deal.

What to Watch Out for When Choosing Online Banks Over Traditional Banking

Smart Hustle Magazine

By Sandeep Todi, Co-founder and Chief Business Officer at Truly Financial. Small businesses are only too familiar with the joylessness of dealing with traditional banks. They are constantly stung by high fees. They are even put on hold indefinitely while the piped music attempts to lift their mood.

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.