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Why Emmy Award-winning documentarians focused their lens on 5 GSEA student entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) encourages young entrepreneurs through its Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) , EO’s premier competition for college students who own and operate a business.

Entrepreneurship In Latin America

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

It is a little known part of my career, but for a brief period from 1997 to 2001, I was part of a small group of investors who helped to create a startup ecosystem in Latin America. It all started with a company called StarMedia which created a Yahoo-like “portal” for Latin America. My partner Jerry Colonna and I met StarMedia in early 1997 and we brought it to our partners at Chase Capital Partners because we wanted to lead a Series A investment in it.


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Women entrepreneurs find success despite lack of access to investment capital

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Throughout history there are numerous success stories of female entrepreneurs, yet women continue to face a number of challenges when starting and growing their businesses.

Clearcover Raises $200M in Series D

Hyde Park Angels

Clearcover , a next generation insurance company, today announced a new $200 million Series D round of funding.

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!

Free Business Funding: 5 Tips for Writing a Winning Small Business Grant Application


If you’ve researched grants for startup or existing businesses, you know how hard they are to find.

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Why being selfish is a good thing

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Mike Malatesta , an entrepreneur, author, investor and podcast host who was a recent guest on the EO 360 podcast with host Dave Will. Self is a misunderstood word. Not because it’s particularly challenging to define. It’s not.

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Garry Kasparov launches a community-first chess platform


Four years ago, MasterClass, a platform that sells celebrity-taught classes, invited chess legend Garry Kasparov to teach a class. He said yes, but soon realized that creating a message that could satisfy a majority of players was a “struggle throughout the process.”.

How Entrepreneurs Can Organize their Problems and Prioritize Their Decision-Making Better

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Former NFL Player Rick Elmore on What Aspiring Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Professional Sports


Success is not something that is delivered on your doorstep; it’s something you have to constantly chase after. In an oversaturated market, crowded with bright ideas and aspiring entrepreneurs, it can be difficult for a new business to break through and reach a dedicated customer base.

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.

Patch Animation Pushes the Boundaries of Short  Film Development with Innovative Use of Unreal Engine Technology in ’Stached

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Entrepreneurs David Romani II, Kelly Farmer, and Sofia Soldevila always knew they wanted to bring great stories to life through animation. In 2020 they launched Patch Animation , LLC, a remote full-service animation studio with headquarters in Ebensburg, Pa.

Four steps on the road to essentialism

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Do you own your things, or do they own you?

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With a team that helped build the brain behind Alexa, HomeX raises $90M


HomeX , a home services platform for homeowners and service providers , has raised $90 million in a funding round led by New Mountain Capital.

3 Fun Ways to Get More Creative in 60 Seconds

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They actually work best if you wouldn’t call yourself “creative” Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». creativity creative creativity-tips creative-process side-project

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.

2021 Midwest Venture Showcase to Feature 57 Companies Actively Seeking Funding


The 2021 Midwest Venture Showcase , a partnership between the Midwest Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) and InvestMidwest , will showcase 57 companies actively seeking funding to an audience of top-tier investors, entrepreneurs, researchers and business executives at the virtual event on April 27 to 28, 2021.

How You Can Achieve a Step Change in Your Fitness Before Summer

Both Sides of the Table

Just 21 months ago I couldn’t have jogged 2 miles in under 20 minutes and now I can run 3 miles in 21 minutes or more to the point I can pretty easily run 7.5 miles in an hour.

How To Start and Grow Your Beauty Business – Tips from Ginger King

Smart Hustle Magazine

Ginger King is a cosmetic chemist who’s been in the beauty industry for over 25 years. She has a consulting company, Grace Kingdom Beauty , that helps you develop your very own beauty brand from concept to launch.

Nigerian fintech Appzone raises $10M for expansion and proprietary technology


Africa’s fintech space has gained proper attention over the past few years in investments but it is not news that startups still battle with offering high-quality products.

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. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

How Monica and Joe priced their new enterprise product?

Entrepreneur's Handbook

How Monica and Joe Priced Their New SaaS Business Product and Decided their Optimal Pricing Why customers buy based on the perceived worth that the price represents to them, and how you should price to get your fair share of that value. The cloud’s belly looked swollen.

Here’s Why a Solid Business Plan is Your Best Safety Net as an Entrepreneur


The pandemic’s effect on business has been staggering: In 2020, 163,000 businesses closed on Yelp during the first six months of the pandemic alone. On the flip side, many more businesses made it through, and a lot of those actually thrived.

Why So Many Small Emerging Managers Don’t Use Placement Agents

David Teten - VC

The pros and cons of choosing a placement agent for small funds. It would make life a lot easier for emerging managers if they could outsource the entire fundraising process. But can you? Empirically, few small emerging investment managers hire placement agents, particularly in venture capital.

How To Start and Grow Your Beauty Business – Tips from Ginger King

Smart Hustle Magazine

Ginger King is a cosmetic chemist who’s been in the beauty industry for over 25 years. She has a consulting company, Grace Kingdom Beauty , that helps you develop your very own beauty brand from concept to launch.

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.”

Memic raises $96M for its robot-assisted surgery platform


Memic , a startup developing a robotic-assisted surgical platform that recently received marketing authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, today announced that it has closed a $96 million Series D funding round.

What the Founders of Clubhouse and Hinge Have in Common

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6 Free and Low-Cost Resources to Help You Create and Execute a PR Plan


Developing and executing a public relations (PR) plan is one of the best things you can do for your startup. Public relations is too often left out of business plans, as its purpose is often misunderstood, and business owners don’t truly understand its value.

What Is Acqui-Hiring & How It Works?


Mark Zuckerberg once said that Facebook has never bought a company for the sake of buying a company. They buy companies to hire great people. You’re not alone if you’ve ever wondered why a tech-savvy company would bother to buy a startup with no profit and a product in a completely different field.

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.