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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

When I was in my early 20s, I had a conversation with my dad. I told him I was against nuclear power because it was dangerous and because it created radioactive waste that we had no idea how to safely dispose of. He replied that there certainly were problems with nuclear energy but that they paled in comparison to those of burning fossil fuels. This was before greenhouse gases and climate change were front and center in my mind and the minds of most people.

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My Startup Failed Six Years Ago. I’ve Been Hiding from My Shame Ever Since.

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Millions of people listened to my Y Combinator-backed startup’s story. This is what happened after everything fell apart. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». life-lessons tech entrepreneurship business startup

advancing preventive health care through biosensor technology: q&a with Noah Hill of Lura Health

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Lura Health has created biosensor technology placed on a tooth to aid in preventive health care, delivering real-time updates through a mobile app. The post advancing preventive health care through biosensor technology: q&a with Noah Hill of Lura Health appeared first on VentureWell.

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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!

How Can Young Entrepreneurs Stop Freaking Out so Much and Save Up Their Energy?

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The techniques my 92-year-old mentor taught me to become a better leader Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business management entrepreneurship leadership startup

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Hey CEOs, Now Isn’t the Time to Stick Your Head in the Sand

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Photo by Andrea Piacquadi o from Pexels Jason Fried, CEO of Basecamp recently published a blog, and as a fellow CEO in tech, I’m compelled to respond. The issues referenced in Jason’s Changes at Basecamp are complex and the internal events leading up to his announcement were controversial.

Google to offer 40,000 developer scholarships in Africa; continues accelerator program


Google today announced the launch of 40,000 new developer scholarships in Africa. Google will offer the scholarships — created in partnership with tech talent companies Pluralsight and Andela — to developers spread across mobile and cloud development tracks.

3 Keys to Get Out of Feeling like There’s Never Enough Time and Get Creative Projects Done

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In an age of time starvation and scarcity, I choose to believe there is always a way to make something difficult happen. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». time-management creative creative-process creativity productivity

Rewards-Based or Equity Crowdfunding: Which is Best for My Business?


One of the most popular methods of fundraising for a startup is the use of crowdfunding platforms. With crowdfunding, people choose to make a donation through an approved funding platform to help raise money for a specific venture or project.

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.

Firstbase raises $13M to make remote work suck less


The chance that I am ever willing to commute on a regular basis again in the future is zero. It’s too inefficient.

Some great coaches are younger than you are.


Especially for social media-based businesses, we all need to recalibrate our thinking about who is the teacher and who is the student. There is nothing wrong with a manager slowing a conversation to ask for more background when speaking to an often-younger and more involved associate.

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RapidDeploy raises $29M for a cloud-based dispatch platform aimed at 911 centers


The last year of pandemic living has been real-world, and sometimes harrowing, proof of how important it can be to have efficient and well-equipped emergency response services in place.

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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program Supports Detroit Businesses (Episode 217)


On this morning’s WJR Business Beat, Jeff chats with Jerome Brown, co-owner of Detroit Soul , and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Detroit program alumnus.

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.

How a 24-Year-Old Mentor Rebooted My Drive & My Profits

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Lambda School lays off 65 employees amid restructuring


Nearly a year after its last layoff , online coding bootcamp Lambda School just announced more cuts amid a broader restructuring. In a blog post, CEO and founder Austen Allred said that the startup, which raised a $74 million Series C in August, is laying off 65 employees. .

Can Empathy Make You A More Confident, Successful Entrepreneur?

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Fintech startups set VC records as the 2021 fundraising market continues to impress


While waiting for full first-quarter venture capital results for fintech startups to drop, we knew that they were going to be outsized.

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.

5 Books That Helped Me Make $1,500+ of Passive Income Every Month

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They’re timeless, actionable, and cut to the core of building an online business. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». advice finance money books entrepreneurship

Paxos raises $300 million to build a cryptocurrency infrastructure giant


Paxos has raised a $300 million Series D funding round led by Oak HC/FT. With today’s funding the round, the company is now valued at $2.4 billion.

[OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved in CTech] “The Israeli tech ecosystem has become a well-oiled machine”


The rise of Israeli unicorns, an aggressive coronavirus vaccination campaign, normalization with more Arab countries, and a diversified tech sector are behind the record-breaking level of venture capital investments in Israel during the first quarter of the year.

Hacking my way into analytics: A creative’s journey to design with data


Sydney Anh Mai. Contributor. Sydney Anh Mai is an award-winning product designer at Kickstarter. Her work has appeared on The Verge, Design Weekly and Core 77. Growing up, did you ever wonder how many chairs you’d have to stack to reach the sky? I guess that’s just me then.

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.”

[OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved in Crowdfund Insider] OurCrowd: Things in Israel are Firing on All Cylinders


Earlier this week, OurCrowd CEO and founder Jon Medved held a virtual press briefing commenting on both the marketplace in Israel and the performance of OurCrowd in a pretty hot investment environment. Read more here.

MagicBell raises $1.9M to build a plug-and-play notification platform for product teams


One of the key ingredients in effective product development is receiving timely and relevant notifications about customer use, engagement, potential issues and more.

What The Pros Know: Sales Is About Buying?—?Not Selling

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Erase All Kittens raises $1M seed round for Mario-style game which teaches girls to code


Erase All Kittens (EAK) is an edtech startup that created a “Mario-style” web-based game designed for kids aged 8-12. However, the game has a twist: it places an emphasis on inspiring girls to code (since, let’s face it, most coding tools are created by men).

State of MENA Startups 2019, Report

MAGNiTT and 500 Startups jointly launch first 'State of MENA Startups 2019" report. Survey findings reveal insights on trends in fundraising exercise, exit opportunities, hiring, and growth optimization.