Thu.Sep 23, 2021

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Microsoft Study Reveals Work From Home Issues (Episode 294)

StartupNation

On today’s Business Beat, Jeff talks about the results of a new survey from Microsoft on how working from home has changed businesses.

The Best Marketing Strategy I’ve Ever Seen Boils Down to One Key Principle

Entrepreneur's Handbook

And no, they don’t spend a dime on ads or even ask for the sale — yet they still make millions. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business marketing startup entrepreneurship sales

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Video Marketing Adds Value, Reach to Your Business

StartupNation

Are you looking for ways to add more value to your business? Are you in need of new, effective marketing techniques that will help you reach potential customers? If so, video marketing is the answer. Video marketing has many benefits over traditional forms of advertising.

Three Mindsets Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos Have in Common

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Fearless to dream big, laser-focused on the now Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». entrepreneurship startup successful-entrepreneurs business productivity

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Rapid Finance helps businesses achieve their goals

StartupNation

Business financing is often an essential component to any successful business. Whether it’s financing new ways to help reach your current business goals, or accessing extra working capital when you’re in a bind, Rapid Finance can help.

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Mr Beast’s Beliefs About Money Are Why He’s (Actually) Successful

Entrepreneur's Handbook

His Youtube videos have nothing to do with his success. Take these lessons and change your financial future. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup money social-media entrepreneurship youtube

London’s Jiffy scoops $28M for speedy grocery delivery

TechCrunch

Well that was fast. London grocery delivery upstart, Jiffy — which was only founded in April this year — has nabbed $28 million in Series A funding around half a year after initial £2.6M seed raise. It says it’s now raised a total of $35M.

You Don’t Need to Be a Genius or Have a Brilliant Idea to be a Successful Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur's Handbook

You just have to do a few things right Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». self-improvement startup entrepreneurship productivity

Meet the 5 judges who will pick the 2021 winner of TechCrunch Disrupt’s Startup Battlefield

TechCrunch

The battle to win Startup Battlefield began long before TechCrunch Disrupt kicked off Tuesday. Startup founders from all over the world applied to what has been described as the most competitive batch in TechCrunch history.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

God and Business, Pricing and Podcasting – with Tamra Andresss

Smart Hustle Magazine

Ramon’s recent podcast interview featured the multifaceted Tamra Andress, a self-described “entrepreneur, purpose activator, brand and business designer, podcaster, illuminator, and your ‘business bestie’”.

Denizen is building high-tech office pods for the perfect workday

TechCrunch

Tiny houses might have lost some of their luster in the COVID era, but a reimagined future for remote work might call for tiny offices. According to Nick Foley, Denizen founder and CEO, people are clamoring for a serene space to think these days — and they’re happy to pay for it.

Reflections on Overnight Success

Founders Coop

Today Seattle fintech unicorn Remitly (NASDAQ: RELY ) begins its journey as a public company. This is obviously a huge milestone for the founders, not to mention the 1,600+ employees who have joined them along the way. It’s a different kind of milestone for me as an investor: 10 years ago I led the company’s Seed round and joined the board, where I served until the Series C.

How Ryan Reynolds has mastered authentic marketing

TechCrunch

Most people know Ryan Reynolds from his movies, but the actor has his hands in a number of entrepreneurial ventures. He owns a majority stake in Mint Mobile , a mobile virtual network operator, which has grown more than 50,000% in the past three years.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

A tale of two CEO’s and the management of pain.

Berkonomics

This is the tale of two CEOs, one of them unfortunately….me. me. . It’s a story of how people handle unusual situations when selling to the top – an executive of a prospective customer. And the stories couldn’t be more different. First, my friend’s story….

Vyne raises $15.5M seed round to grow its merchant-focused open banking solutions

TechCrunch

Open banking — a new approach to payments and other financial services that disrupts traditional card-based infrastructure by linking directly into banks — is having a moment.

How to Sell to the Likes of Universal, SAP, and Siemens

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Insights from 5 years of running a B2B startup Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». sales startup b2b branding marketing

Jscrambler raises $15M Series A to help defend against website attacks

TechCrunch

Jscrambler , a Portugal-based startup specializing in cybersecurity products that protect organizations against web data exfiltration attacks, has secured $15 million in Series A funding. The investment, which comes two years after the startup secured $2.3

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.

[DailyPay in Restaurant Dive] Jimmy John’s Leverages DailyPay for Competitive Edge in Hiring and Retaining Employees

OurCrowd

NEW YORK — Kensington Hill Capital LLC, a Jimmy John’s franchisee, has partnered with DailyPay to provide access to on-demand pay to its Jimmy John’s employees.

Global Founders Capital leads $9.3M investment into Awning, a real estate brokerage for individual investors

TechCrunch

Earning passive income as an investor in single-family rental homes is a dream for many, but also something that can be intimidating to break into.

[DailyPay in QSR Magazine] Pacific Bells Partners with DailyPay

OurCrowd

Pacific Bells, LLC, operator of more than 315 primarily quick-service restaurants across the country, today announced that it has joined forces with DailyPay to offer its growing employee population a powerful benefit that enables them to access their earned income instantly, at any time.

Latin America finds a champion in SoftBank Group International CEO Marcelo Claure

TechCrunch

SoftBank is gaga for startups in Latin America. Since first announcing it was planting a stake in the ground in the region in early 2019, the Japanese conglomerate has plugged more than $5 billion into the region, and it expects that number to top $8 billion by year’s end.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

Duolingo doesn’t want to disrupt the college degree

TechCrunch

A lot has changed for Duolingo. The language learning company launched nearly a decade ago on the Disrupt stage with no monetization plans. Today, that scrappy app has matured into a well-known consumer brand and a business that makes a ton of money.

Livestream video shopping app NTWRK raises $50M from Goldman Sachs, Kering

TechCrunch

NTWRK , a video shopping app that has helped to popularize the idea of livestreamed commerce in the U.S.,

GM invests $300M in China’s first self-driving car unicorn Momenta

TechCrunch

General Motors has now joined a slew of other major automakers, including Toyota, Chinese state-backed SAIC Motor and Mercedes-Benz AG, in putting its chips behind Chinese autonomous driving startup Momenta. GM, the largest automaker in the U.S. in terms of vehicle sales, said Tuesday it will invest $300 million in Momenta to accelerate the development of AV tech for future GM vehicles in China.

Travel technology platform Spotnana launches with $41M

TechCrunch

Spotnana emerged from stealth Thursday with $41 million in its pocket and an open global platform targeting the $1.4 trillion business travel industry.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.