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Launch413 Featured on Angel Invest Boston

Paul G. Silva

I’ve been a fan for years, and now Launch413 and I have the honor of being on the Angel Invest Boston podcast. Listen to hear how Launch413 helps startup CEO’s beat the odds and attain sustained success. LinkedIn post w/ mini-video | main interview page. Innovation Accelerator

4 Lessons learned from building a sustainable business model

Entrepreneurs' Organization

EO is an avid supporter of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ?17 17 goals and 169 targets to eradicate poverty, reverse inequality and halt climate change by 2030. Entrepreneurs are uniquely positioned to transform our world.


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The Bad Marriage Problem

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Over the last 18 months, the early-stage financing market has seen dramatic changes characterized by these three things: A shift from in-person fundraising to virtual fundraising A reduction in financing process timelines from months to weeks A continued increase in the amount of capital available for early stage companies. I believe that for the most part, these changes will be permanent.

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Sustainability Q&A with the world’s first net-carbon neutral merchandiser

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Lou Cysewski is an EO member in Seattle, as well as the co-founder and CEO of Coolperx , the first net carbon neutral merchandising company in the world.

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.

Why We’re Backing the Next Generation of OOH Advertising


Welcoming Place Exchange to the Revolution Ventures Portfolio Today, Revolution Ventures is thrilled to announce an investment in Place Exchange , the leading platform for programmatic out-of-home (OOH) advertising.

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Stablecoins vs CBDCs

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I have written about stablecoins in the past. I think they are a very important part of the crypto asset landscape. Two of the top ten crypto assets by market cap are stablecoins, Tether ($62bn) and USDC ($27bn). You don’t buy these assets to generate gains because they are price stabilized. You hold them like cash, to be able to move in and out of trades, purchase things, etc.

Sololearn raises $24M for its bite-sized, Duolingo-like mobile-first coding education app


Coding is not just for engineers and computer programmers anymore: The pace of technology and its growing ubiquity mean that even nontech roles will require workers to have some degree of knowledge to do their jobs in the future.

Our Latest Investment: Bringing AI to Professional Service Firms


Today, we are pleased to announce our seed investment in Anduin , a software company improving invoicing, accelerating collections, and modernizing payments for owners and executives in professional services, such as accounting.

Come Work at YC – July 2021

Y Combinator

YC’s Admissions, Continuity and Software teams are hiring. Find out more about the open roles here. ADMISSIONS. Admissions Associate : Twice a year, Y Combinator receives tens of thousands of applications from promising startups all around the world.

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!

The 5 Things Investors Really Care About When Reviewing Your Business Plan


A business plan is an essential tool for startups and, when executed correctly, it serves two key purposes: It provides goals and a roadmap for you to follow in order to build a successful company.

Epic Games acquires Sketchfab, a 3D-model sharing platform


New York-based startup Sketchfab has been acquired by Epic Games , the company behind Fortnite and Unreal Engine. Sketchfab has been building a platform to upload, download, view, share, sell and buy 3D assets. Essentially, it is the leading repository for 3D files on the web.

How A PR Stunt To Get Passengers Drunk Saved An Airline Millions

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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Team Pressure – What is the Right Amount A Leader Should Give?

Smart Hustle Magazine

Contributor Shweta Jhajharia is a leading expert in the business consultancy industry. She’s been recognized for her accomplishments with over 70 awards throughout her career and is with Growth Idea. Applying pressure to your team with hopes of speeding up success is a delicate balance.

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.

New drug manufacturer to anchor $240 million OKC innovation district development

Innovation 2 Enterprise

By Steve Lackmeyer. The Oklahoman. A start-up pharmaceutical manufacturer with a reported potential to employ thousands is set to anchor a $240 million mixed-use development being built next year at the gateway to Oklahoma City’s innovation district.

How Understanding Multigenerational Workforces Can Make You a Better Leader


Today’s workforce spans five generations: traditionalists, baby boomers and Generations X, Y and Z. Each generation comprises distinctive communication styles, motivations and approaches to work.

VOCHI raises additional $2.4 million for its computer vision-powered video editing app


VOCHI , a Belarus-based startup behind a clever computer vision-based video editing app used by online creators, has raised an additional $2.4 million in a “late-seed” round that follows the company’s initial $1.5 million round led by Ukraine-based Genesis Investments last year.

4 Raw Entrepreneurship Lessons From The Founder of Moz

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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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.

Startups Don’t Need Investors To Build A Multi-Million Dollar Business

Smart Hustle Magazine

I applaud the awesome startups who raise funds and build billion-dollar valuation businesses.

Ten-Nine Technologies Welcomes Chief Financial Officer

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Carolyn Hauger Brings Extensive Manufacturing Experience, Strategic Perspective to Tulsa Battery Materials Producer. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. July 22, 2021, 09:00 US Central Time. Contact: Sarah Seagraves. Senior VP for Marketing. 405) 813-2403.

5 Reasons Why Startups Need to Create a Crisis Communications Plan Now


A crisis can happen to any business at any time. While planning for a crisis may seem quite ironic, given that the very definition of the word is something that happens unexpectedly, it is incredibly important that business owners invest in creating a crisis communications plan.

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Rivian raises another $2.5B, pushing its EV war chest up to $10.5B


Rivian announced Friday that it has closed a $2.5 billion private funding round led by Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund, D1 Capital Partners, Ford Motor and funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates Inc.

The Modern Customer Success Playbook

The evolution of every high-functioning, effective customer success strategy centers around three C’s: connected experiences, an engaging customer journey, and a culture built on customer-centricity. Satisfaction won’t cut it. Quarterbacking your customers to long-term success and growth is proven to combat churn and transform customer success teams into revenue-drivers. But where do you start? Download the playbook today!

3 Mindset Swaps That Tripled The Income of My Online Business

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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How Budgeting Frees You To Invest In Your Business

Smart Hustle Magazine

For years I’ve struggled with being cash flow positive in my business. YES, I’ve started several companies. YES, I’ve sold two of them. YES, I’ve been blessed to have some measure of success. And YES, for years I’ve been in debt, using tons of credit and etc.

Newsletter: GoDaddy’s startup pick + WSJ’s miracle material


Startup of the Week: GoDaddy bets on Tailor Brands. Wall Street Journal: Gallium nitride is “the future”. The Startup Nation’s startup government. Entangled Networks: Quantum computing for all? BlueGreen named Breakthrough Technology Company of the Year.

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Back-to-School Spending is Booming This Summer (Episode 261)


On today’s Business Beat, Jeff discusses back-to-school spending, with estimates of $37.1 billion on elementary through high school and $26 billion for college-aged students, according to the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics’ recent survey.

A Proven Guide to Recruiting Passive Candidates

It's a simple, frustrating truth that you can't predict everything when it comes to recruiting for businesses. At some point in your role as a recruiter - perhaps more frequently than not - you'll need to fill a position quickly and you'll look for active recruitment strategies to do it. However, it's not efficient or cost-effective to be in the active recruitment mode all the time. It's important to also invest in building a passive candidate pipeline. Download the guide for tips that can help you build a recruitment strategy that attracts both active and passive candidates for the best possible mix.