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How One Company Was Poised to Grow 1,000% During the Pandemic

GAN

The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a historic global economic decline. However, there are a handful of industries that were poised for such a time as this. E-commerce, virtual meeting software, edtech, and telehealth have taken off.

Practical Metrics and Methods: ESHIP Goal 5 – Part 2

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Practical Metrics and Methods (Academic Edition): Identify and develop better metrics and methods for ecosystem building. In a nutshell : There are many metrics and methods in use in entrepreneurial ecosystem building, but they are not all widely adopted. In fact, many approaches are still emerging.

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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I’m sitting outside of my favorite coffee shop sipping on a coffee and writing. I do this many mornings. When I walked into the coffee shop this morning I was wearing a mask: I counted all of the people in the shop waiting in line (six feet apart) and waiting for their coffees.

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Unsung Hero Spotlight: Christina Theodoraki

Ecosystem Builder Hub

To you, what is an Ecosystem Builder? An Ecosystem builder is someone that observes or is capable to identify a problem as a system and contributes or provides a solution in a holistic manner. These are persons who discreetly or loudly contribute to build a vibrant ecosystem. (I

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!

The Problem With “Yes”

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Steve Herz , a talent agent for broadcast journalists. His new book is Don’t Take Yes For an Answer: Using Authority, Warmth, and Energy to Get Exceptional Results was released in June 2020 (Harper Business). What do you mean when you say we shouldn’t take “yes” for an answer?

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Waiting for Godot: How to Plan for an Exit and Understand the Timeline

The Seraf Compass

Almost every day we read about some large tech company acquiring a small startup. This steady drumbeat of exits starts to lull angel investors into a false sense of security.

The Soul of Ecosystem Building

Ecosystem Builder Hub

In the soul of an ecosystem builder lives a servant leader working for systems change. As I recently wrote , society needs ecosystem builders now more than ever to help communities rebuild and recover.

[ThetaRay in Yahoo Finance] ThetaRay Joins Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner Program

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NEW YORK and HOD HASHARON, Israel , July 1, 2020 Considered one of the architects of Israel’s “Startup Nation,” a world-renowned entrepreneur himself, Erel Margalit founded international-leading venture capital firm JVP.

Unsung Hero Spotlight: Nigel Adams

Ecosystem Builder Hub

To you, what is an Ecosystem Builder? A person who encourages current entrepreneurs and those who want to develop and grow their own businesses to be aware of and get to know each other and to show them the advantages of exchanging experiences, problems and successes to learn from each other.

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.

[DailyPay in PR Newswire] DailyPay Taps David Dyar to Lead Engineering and Accelerate Adoption in a Post-Covid World

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DailyPay the leading provider of the daily pay benefit, today named David Dyar as Senior Vice President, Engineering. Dyar will lead DailyPay’s technology efforts that include software engineering, development operations and quality assurance. Read more here.

Unsung Hero Spotlight: Erik Stam

Ecosystem Builder Hub

To you, what is an Ecosystem Builder? Someone that contributes to making economies more entrepreneurial and increases well-being in that way. What motivates you as an ecosystem builder? Provide better insights into entrepreneurial ecosystems work, and how to make them better.

[data.world in Miami Today] Health technology innovator tackles Covid-19

OurCrowd

When MIT and Miami-Dade launched the Global Co-Creation Lab (GCL) late last year, neither expected that one of the health technology concentrator’s concerns in its first year would be a worldwide pandemic. Read more here.

GCUC Manchester Recap

GCUC

GCUC Manchester online was a hit. We had so much fun getting to see all of our friends from the UK while we could. The post GCUC Manchester Recap appeared first on GCUC Community

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.

Economic Recovery and Resilience: Lessons from Japan

EntreWorks Consulting

Economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is uncharted territory, and none of us really know how, when, and if things will return to “normal.” I’m on the hunt for any type of lessons learned from past experiences, from history (such as the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic) to more recent events. An interesting new Harvard Business School report, “Why Japanese Businesses are so Good at Surviving Crises,” looks at how Japanese firms dealt with the impacts of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

[Taranis in AgriBusiness Global] Taranis Becomes UPL’s Exclusive Partner for Sugarcane Scouting in Brazil

OurCrowd

Taranis has announced its agreement with UPL Ltd., a multinational agrochemical company and one of the five largest agricultural solutions companies worldwide, for exclusive monitoring of UPL’s sugarcane acreage across Brazil. Read more here.

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[CyberX in Global Legal Chronicle] Microsoft’s Acquisition of CyberX

OurCrowd

Microsoft completed the acquisition of CyberX , a provider of industrial IoT cybersecurity. Read more here. The post [CyberX in Global Legal Chronicle] Microsoft’s Acquisition of CyberX appeared first on OurCrowd. News Center cybersecurity CyberX portfolio news

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[Syqe in The Jerusalem Post] Israeli researchers provide evidence microdosing cannabis relieves pain

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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. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

[Lemonade in Market Watch] Lemonade logs best U.S. IPO debut of 2020 with more than 140% gain

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Lemonade Inc. snagged 2020’s strongest initial public offering debut of a U.S. company as shares of the mobile-based insurance startup became the latest to more than double on their first day of trading. Read more here. The post [Lemonade in Market Watch] Lemonade logs best U.S.

[Lemonade in TechCrunch] Insurtech unicorn Lemonade raises IPO range ahead of debut

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Ahead of its expected IPO pricing later today, SoftBank-backed insurtech startup Lemonade has raised its expected price range. After initially targeting $23 to $26 per share in its debut, Lemonade now intends to sell its equity for $26 to $28 per share. Read more here.

[Lemonade in Business Wire] Lemonade Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

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Lemonade, Inc. Lemonade”) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 11,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $29.00 per share.

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[Beyond Meat in CNN] Beyond Meat is coming to Alibaba’s grocery stores in China

OurCrowd

The plant-based protein maker unveiled a new partnership on Wednesday with Chinese tech giant Alibaba (BABA), which will bring Beyond Burgers to supermarket shelves in mainland China for the first time. Read more here.

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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.”

[Syqe in NoCamels] Israeli Researchers Tout ‘1st Clinical Evidence’ That Controlled Doses Of Cannabis Relieve Pain

OurCrowd

The double?blind, blind, placebo?controlled