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Essentials You Need to Know About Partnerships and Equity

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It’s nearly impossible to build a profitable company completely on your own, simply because it’s impossible to have all the skills and resources necessary for a successful business.

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Most startups were overvalued before 2021, and now it’s causing problems

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Bastian Hasslinger. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Bastian Hasslinger is an investor at Picus Capital. He is building Picus’ Berlin office focusing on early-stage technology ventures. Under normal circumstances, the higher the valuation of a startup, the better it is for all stakeholders involved.

WJR Business Beat: Texting Has Become Primary Communication Tool (Episode 436)

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On today’s Business Beat, Jeff says texting with abbreviations is just a sign that business and our lives are moving at breakneck speed. Who has time to type whole words? Tune in for a primer: . Tune in to News/Talk 760 AM WJR weekday mornings at 7:11 a.m. for the WJR Business Beat.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

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TechCrunch+ roundup: SaaS success stats, leveraging ad tech chaos, 2022 layoff trends

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According to a report by Capchase comparing more than 400 SaaS startups to unicorns that reached the public markets in the last two years, the top performers “are handily beating the ‘Rule of 40,'” reports Kyle Wiggers.

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