What Happened In 2020

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

So today, I will write about 2020 in the context of tech/startups/VC/crypto. While it is inarguably the case that 2020 was a terrible year with a global pandemic, racial strife and ugly politics in the US, and an economic downturn that is impacting exactly the people who have already been hurt the most, it was an inflection point for the tech/startup/VC/crypto sectors and a very significant one. 2020 was a great year for early-stage companies and venture capitalists.

A closer look: Growth in 2020

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Stories of businesses closing and sales dropping in 2020 are common, but there are also plenty of organizations that experienced surprising growth during this unprecedented year. The post A closer look: Growth in 2020 appeared first on THE BLOG.

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For 2020: Consider the Collective Power of 13,000 Startups

GAN

As we go into 2020, though, I have a big push for all 13,000 GAN Startups. I can’t wait to see what you continue to do in 2020. The post For 2020: Consider the Collective Power of 13,000 Startups appeared first on GAN. GAN Startups 2020 gan startups impact year ahead yearly planningTo the 13,000 startups in the GAN Community, thank you. Running a startup is so hard. At every point along the way, it feels like you could go out of business.

Quizlet’s State of Remote Learning Report 2020

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Our portfolio company Quizlet put out a “ State of Remote Learning Report ” this week based on what they are seeing across their global learning platform during the pandemic. Quizlet wrote a blog post about it as well.

5 Essential Pieces of a Prospecting Solution

As organizations chase new revenue targets, B2B sales leaders must examine cutting edge prospecting solutions that proactively help reps identify, connect with, and close qualified buyers faster. This eBook aims to help B2B sales leaders better understand the five essential features your prospecting solution must include.

GAN Leaders Share Their 2020 Productivity Hacks

GAN

” The post GAN Leaders Share Their 2020 Productivity Hacks appeared first on GAN. Every year, I like to ask the leaders of our GAN Accelerators to share their favorite productivity hacks–the tools and practices they use to increase their efficiency, be productive, and keep going–with one another. This year, I also extended the question to our GAN Team. And the answers are far too good to keep to myself. I loved what came my way, and want to share them with all of you.

2 Dominant Small Business Trends for 2020

Smart Hustle Magazine

Two dominant small business trends for 2020 that Mailchimp sees, according to John Foreman. That makes him well-placed to notice small business trends for 2020 right as they begin to take shape. Small Business Trends for 2020.

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2020 — Year in Review

Y Combinator

In early 2020 the entire world underwent a transformation. We were forced to rethink the end of our Winter 2020 batch and transformed its demo day to an online-only event. In fact, 2020 is YC’s 15th year of operation and we have now funded over 2,500 companies.

Dreamit Ventures Announces Spring 2020 Cohort, Kicks Off Its First Fully Virtual Program

Dream It

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Seize Holiday Sales 2020 Opportunities Using These Insights from Visa

Smart Hustle Magazine

Holiday sales 2020 prospects remain high for the most prepared small businesses despite COVID-19, a recent Visa study reveals. What’s more, Visa finds that 60% of owners of small and medium business owners are preparing for holiday sales 2020 opportunities.

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 the best one for your team so you’ll be able to enhance and optimize your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

The State of Startup Collaboration at Large Health Systems | 2020 Survey

Dream It

During the first three-quarters of 2020, most major health systems were primarily interested in engaging with companies whose platforms had compelling Covid – 19 use cases that could be immediately deployed.

big ideas 2020: a vision for the future of innovation and entrepreneurship

Venture Well

To kick off the new year—and new decade—we’d like to draw attention to four big ideas that will be of great importance in 2020 and in years to come. The post big ideas 2020: a vision for the future of innovation and entrepreneurship appeared first on VentureWell.

Most Business Leaders Believe 2020 Presidential Election Will Affect Small Businesses

Smart Hustle Magazine

Most business leaders in the US believe that the outcome of the 2020 presidential election will affect their businesses. Impactful 2020 presidential election.

Got the right stuff? Exhibit and pitch at TC Sessions: Space 2020

TechCrunch

Join a global community of brilliant visionaries, makers and investors on December 16-17 for TC Sessions: Space 2020 , an online conference dedicated to moving beyond the confines of this world through innovative tech and to creating stellar startup opportunities.

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.

Welcome 2021 with a Look Back at 2020

UBI Global

A 2020 year in review, plus what we learned and what comes next Unique. Unprecedented – 2020 was all those things and more, and even though the world is about to transition into a new year the world’s innovation ecosystem still facing many challenges.

5 reasons you don’t want to miss out on TC Sessions: Space 2020

TechCrunch

We’re just about two weeks away from launching TC Sessions: Space 2020 , our first focused foray into early-stage space startups and the essential satellite industries that support them. Here are five stellar reasons to attend TC Sessions: Space 2020.

Don’t miss these breakout sessions at TC Sessions: Space 2020

TechCrunch

Ready to blast off and join thousands of attendees around the world at TC Sessions: Space 2020 on December 16-17? Join us for a pitch feedback session open to all startups exhibiting at TC Sessions: Space 2020 moderated by TechCrunch staff. Events Space Startups TC Sessions Space 202

What to expect tomorrow at TC Sessions: Space 2020

TechCrunch

TC Sessions: Space 2020 starts tomorrow, December 16, and we’re here to point out just some of the events, presentations and fireside chats waiting for you on day one. Is your company interested in sponsoring TC Sessions: Space 2020? Startups TC Sessions Space 2020

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.

Do You Realize What You Just Did?

GAN

This past week we were laughing that the first blog I wrote in 2020 (and this is dead serious) was called It’s 2020— Bring on the Problems. As I was talking about 2020, I couldn’t believe all of the things that we actually made it through this year.

Four days left to save big on tickets to TC Sessions: Space 2020

TechCrunch

If you’re a part of the early-stage startup space race, or aspire to such celestial heights, don’t miss out on early-bird savings to TC Sessions: Space 2020 on December 16-17. Join this intrepid global community at TC Sessions: Space 2020 on December 16-17.

Remembering the startups we lost in 2020

TechCrunch

After the events of 2020, however, no doubt many already lean businesses are hanging on by the skin of their teeth. The company notes, “We probably would have made this decision sooner if it weren’t for all of the projects we reprioritized due to the events of 2020.”.

Look at what’s happening at day two of TC Sessions: Space 2020

TechCrunch

Yesterday, day one of TC Sessions: Space 2020 , was (brace yourself) out of this world. Startups TC Sessions Space 2020Bad puns aside, today’s lineup promises even more in-depth interviews, Q&As and breakout sessions with the top experts in the space industry.

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.

10 Zurich-area investors on Switzerland’s 2020 startup outlook

TechCrunch

European entrepreneurs who want to launch startups could do worse than Switzerland.

T-minus 24 hours left to save on tickets to TC Sessions: Space 2020

TechCrunch

We’ve initiated the final countdown, and we’re just hours away from the deadline for early bird savings to TC Sessions: Space 2020 (December 16-17). TC Sessions: Space 2020 offers almost infinite opportunity, but your first opportunity — to save $100 — disappears tonight at 11:59 p.m. (PT).

Learn how to access funding for your startup at TC Sessions: Space 2020

TechCrunch

If space is your jam, you’re going to need financial help, and you’ll learn where and how to access it at TC Sessions Space 2020 (December 16-17). Don’t miss the Fast Money breakouts at TC Sessions: Space 2020. Is your company interested in sponsoring TC Sessions: Space 2020?

Two weeks left to score early bird savings at TC Sessions: Space 2020

TechCrunch

If that kind of technical achievement carbonates your glass of Tang , join us on December 16-17 for TC Sessions: Space 2020 , an event dedicated to early-stage space startups. TC Sessions: Space 2020 takes flight on December 16-17, but we’re starting our early bird countdown right now.

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.”

Virtual Incubation and Acceleration Services: What Really Works?

INBIA

The post Virtual Incubation and Acceleration Services: What Really Works? appeared first on InBIA. Ecosystem News InBIA Events

Get a taste of TC Sessions: Space 2020 with an Expo Ticket

TechCrunch

Our $25 Expo Only ticket offers affordable access to an impressive array of presentations — and opportunity — at TC Sessions: Space 2020 on December 16-17. Don’t let a dental floss budget keep you from attending TC Sessions: Space 2020. Startups TC Sessions Space 2020

Only 72 hours left until early-bird savings end for TC Sessions: Space 2020

TechCrunch

We’re just about a month away from TC Sessions: Space 2020 , a two-day conference dedicated to bold visionaries with the passion, audacity and technical skills to chart a new course in space. Is your company interested in sponsoring TC Sessions: Space 2020?

48 hours left to save on tickets to TC Sessions: Space 2020

TechCrunch

You have just 48 hours left to secure an early-bird ticket to TC Sessions: Space 2020 , a two-day virtual conference dedicated to early-stage space startups and the community that supports them. Is your company interested in sponsoring TC Sessions: Space 2020?

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.

Thanksgiving 2020

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

As years go, 2020 is not one that generates a lot of gratitude in my mind. Global pandemic, racial struggles, millions without jobs, local merchants closing up, a surreal election here in the US, and that is just what comes to mind in the time it takes me to write this. And yet, I am hopeful and thankful as I sit here thinking about this thanksgiving that is upon us.