Advancing Equity: Validating Multiple Pathways and Developing a Holistic Organizational Approach

Venture Well

Validating multiple pathways to success and developing a holistic organizational approach are twin strategies that can help bridge participation gaps in innovation and entrepreneurship programs.

The Real Rebuilding Will Begin after the Election, and it Will Start with Entrepreneurs, Economic Developers, and Ecosystem Builders

CO.STARTERS

It will happen when economic developers and ecosystem builders create an environment that fosters the growth of entrepreneurs with a holistic vision of their community. . By supporting programs that help create, train, and develop new entrepreneurs. .

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Economic Developers Cannot Just Rely on Corporate Recruitment. They Have to Grow Their Own Ecosystem.

CO.STARTERS

Part five of a series from our founder on exploring a new approach to economic development that places individuals, families, and entrepreneurs at the center. . During the nineties, the Chicago Bulls dominated the NBA by focusing primarily on developing homegrown talent.

If You are an Economic Developer or Ecosystem Builder, What will Your First 100 Days Look Like?

CO.STARTERS

As we face the long road of recovery from the crisis of today, every economic developer and entrepreneurial ecosystem developer faces a choice: When the elections are over, what will your next 100 days look like?

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Entrepreneurs and Economic Developers Both Want to Make a Difference in their Community. Here are Practical Ways they Can Improve their Collaboration.

CO.STARTERS

Part six of a series from our founder on exploring a new approach to economic development that places individuals, families, and entrepreneurs at the center. . Two of those groups are entrepreneurs and economic developers. Some are accelerated by economic developers.

Use Git data to optimize your developers’ annual reviews

TechCrunch

Summarizing the performance of 10, 20 or 50 developers over the past 12 months, offering personalized advice and having the facts to back it up — is no small task. Column Developer Labor Startups business intelligence engineer telecommuting usabilityAlex Circei. Contributor.

250 Developers

This is going to be BIG.

In today’s world, one of the bottlenecks we have to innovation is the lack of software development talent. There have been some pretty good grass roots efforts at creating more development talent in the community—but they’ve been on smaller scales and heavily reliant on the volunteer efforts of a small number of dedicated people. I like starting with the big goal, because it then naturally leads to the most critical questions: Are we talking about educating new developers?

Our Economy Measures Success with the Wrong Metrics. Here is How We Should Measure Successful Economic Development

CO.STARTERS

In a family we might talk about shared love and the ability to develop mutually beneficial, non-toxic relationships. Modern GDP measurement is a crude economic tool developed in the 1930s by economist Simon Kuznets for a report he was required to give to Congress. That is an extreme example, but traditional measures of successful economic development often have very little correlation to the creation of healthy people and thriving communities. By Enoch Elwell.

Should You Fear Outsourcing Your Software Development?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Written by Mike Scott, co-founder and CEO of NONA , a software development studio based in South Africa. Software development is still a ‘dark art’ for many founders, executives and business decision-makers, and yet it can be absolutely critical to the success of your business. Finding the right software developer is analogous to working with a car mechanic who we simply have to trust because we just don’t know enough about fixing cars.

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!

StackPulse announces $28M investment to help developers manage outages

TechCrunch

StackPulse , a new startup that wants to help developers manage these crisis situations more efficiently, emerged from stealth today with a $28 million investment. StackPulse hopes to put this kind of capability within reach of companies, whose only defense is the on-call developers.

Storetasker revamps its Shopify developer marketplace

TechCrunch

Storetasker is an online marketplace focused on connecting Shopify merchants with developers and other experts who can help grow their business. The product is now owned by the startup previously known as Lorem.

Openbase scores $3.6M seed to help developers find open source components

TechCrunch

As developers build modern software, they often use open source components to help build the application, and Openbase helps them find the best one for their purposes. “Openbase basically helps developers choose from among millions of open source packages,” Grossman told me.

Case Study: The Dan River Region Ecosystem Development

Ecosystem Builder Hub

As with any movement, there comes a day when grand visions need to either remain that, or be executed on so that they may evolve to the next stage of development and maturation.

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.

Bipedal robot developer Agility announces $20M raise

TechCrunch

We look forward to accelerating the development and deployment of humanoid robots across industries to automate some of the jobs that must be done in spaces designed for humans.”.

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Apple Announces Developer Academy in Detroit (Episode 161)

StartupNation

Developer Academy in downtown Detroit. Launched in collaboration with Michigan State University, Apple Developer Academy courses will be open to all learners across Detroit, regardless of their academic background or whether they have any previous coding experience.

JetBrains presses go on its Space project management platform for developers

TechCrunch

Now, after some months in private beta, JetBrains — which also makes development environments (IDE) for various programming languages — has publicly launched Space , an all-in-one collaboration platform for creative teams.

Appboxo gets $1.1 million seed to build a mini-app ecosystem for all developers

TechCrunch

Appboxo , a Singapore-based startup, wants to make mini-apps more accessible by allowing any developer to turn their app into a “super app.” The new funding will be used on product development and to add more mini-apps to Appboxo’s ecosystem.

3 Mistakes Organizations Make While Developing ABM Programs

While B2B research suggests organizations are thriving through successful ABM programs, getting just one campaign off the ground is more difficult than it seems. From building an account universe to understanding to orchestrating sales and marketing alignment around touchpoint and messaging, there are a number of variables to consider before launching a program.

Professional development for tomorrow’s ecosystem builders

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Not everybody can do ecosystem building; it’s a talent that is developed through experience and education, connections and networking. What we found through our research are three essential areas to foster the professional and personal development of entrepreneurial ecosystem builders: Justifying and valuing their work: Building the business case for inclusive ecosystem building through fieldwide metrics .

United Nations Development Program and 500 Startups Join Forces to Bridge the World of Impact Financing and Tech Startups

500

Enter ImpactAIM Indonesia, a program forged from a partnership between 500 Startups and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The program will select up to 8-10 successful post-seed startups whose businesses align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, help selected participants measure and accelerate their impact, as well as showcase them to prospective impact investors. Startup founders often have ambitions not just to make money, but to change the world.

YC-backed BuildBuddy raises $3.15M to help developers build software more quickly

TechCrunch

BuildBuddy , whose software helps developers compile and test code quickly using a blend of open-source technology and proprietary tools, announced a funding round today worth $3.15 It’s core to how developers at Google work, Simonarson told TechCrunch.

Networks vs. Nodes: Developing New Business Models for the Connected Age

CO.STARTERS

Our team at CO.STARTERS has gradually realized we are not just collaborating with these players as we jointly pioneer a new way of doing economic development. Most organizations focused on ecosystem building, including CO.STARTERS, have followed an Industrial Age business model, even while we see ourselves as growing a new model of economic development for the Connected Age. By Enoch Elwell, CO.STARTERS Founder & Visionary.

What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

ZoomInfo has created the following eBook to help other B2B organizations gain insights on how to launch their own data-driven ABM strategy. In this eBook, we will reveal the good and the bad from our own campaign and highlight some key takeaways on how to improve your ABM strategies moving forward.

How Developer Marketing Parallels Consumer Marketing

Tomasz Tunguz

As open-source and developer-led companies become increasingly visible, important, and massive, we should draw the parallel between developer marketing and consumer marketing. First, developer marketing is influencer and brand-driven. Famous developers using a product, writing about it confer a parallel social proof. Many developer-focused companies invite luminaries to invest in seed rounds. On the surface, B2B and B2C marketing may seem to be worlds apart.

Why entrepreneurs should be the geeks of personal development?

Smart Hustle Magazine

Some years ago, I discovered personal development as a critical focus to look after my best self as a result of an emotional breakup. I started to attend events, meetups, read lots of self-help books, and surprisingly the personal development forums were mostly about entrepreneurship.

Professional Development for Parents and Other Caregivers During COVID-19

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Education companies now need to include caregivers in their technical support, professional development, and implementation processes. The post Professional Development for Parents and Other Caregivers During COVID-19 appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 The Startup Blog Parent Engagement social-emotional learning Startups

Innovation is key to economic development

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Driving innovation through collaboration to create jobs is the entire reason for being of the public-private consortium of the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST), the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance (OMA), the Oklahoma State University New Product Development Center (NPDC) and i2E. OCAST is Oklahoma’s only agency with the sole focus of technology-based economic development. By Scott Meacham. Copyright © 2019, The Oklahoman. Innovate. Innovate.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Broadband critical for economic development

Innovation 2 Enterprise

According to the Federal Communication Commission’s 2018 broadband deployment chart, Oklahoma is last in our region in broadband development. By Scott Meacham. Copyright © (2019), The Oklahoman. I learn something new practically every day in this job. For example, did you know that Oklahoma has a state meal?

The carbon offset API developer Patch confirms a $4.5 million round led by Andreessen Horowitz

TechCrunch

Patch , the carbon offset API developer, has raised $4.5 Grunfeld said that the company would be spending the money to hire more staff and developing new products.

Student-founded Develop for Good surpasses 25,000 volunteer hours connecting students with nonprofits

TechCrunch

That was part of the impetus for two Stanford seniors, Mary Zhu and Amay Aggarwal, to co-found Develop for Good , a matching service designed to connect motivated and ambitious undergrads in computer science, design and economics to nonprofits with specific projects that require expertise.

Goama lets developers integrate a social gaming platform into their apps

TechCrunch

Goama (also known as Go Games) lets developers quickly integrate social games into their apps. Some of Goama’s clients have used it for promotional campaigns, while others rely on the platform, which introduces new games every week, to add a full-fledged gaming function to their app.

Buyer’s Checklist: How to Evaluate a B2B Contact Data Provider

Many organizations fail to properly evaluate vendors during the selection process. Download ZoomInfo’s data-driven eBook for guidance on effectively assessing the vendor marketplace. After reading, you’ll gain insight into the following components:

Smart Way to Source Innovation: Activate Product Development

UBI Global

Sourcing Innovation for Product Development Innovation is a key focus for businesses looking to stay competitive. The post Smart Way to Source Innovation: Activate Product Development appeared first on UBI Global. Because a company and its legions of executives, managers, and even researchers sometimes run out of ideas. Fresh perspective is needed. This is especially true when it comes to managing- and reimagining– its current offerings. Products and services […].