Fri.Feb 19, 2021

Isn’t it time you joined Clubhouse?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Colin Campbell , EO South Florida, is an internet pioneer since 1993 and EO member since 1996 who has built multiple companies with his partners that have a combined market value of more than US$1 billion.

Meet the Female Founders Alliance startups from TC Include at TC Sessions: Justice 2021

TechCrunch

We’re less than two weeks away from TC Sessions: Justice 2021 , a day-long deep dive into the state of diversity, inclusion and equity in tech.

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Funding Friday: Fairplay Backdrop

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I saw this project while browsing on Kickstarter this morning. I did not realize that many school and government issued computers have virtual backgrounds disabled. This project is about creating fun and inexpensive physical backdrops for kids who are doing remote learning. I like that idea and I hope you do too. The video is here if you are getting this via email. USV TEAM POSTS: Rebecca Kaden — Feb 10, 2021 SmartHop’s Series A. crowdfunding hacking education

Extra Crunch roundup: Optimized SaaS pricing, recruiting growth experts, VC surveys, more

TechCrunch

Since the pandemic began, have you been walking more, or do you know someone who bought a new car? Perhaps you ran your first errand on a rented e-bike or scooter?

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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!

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Mars Perseverance Mission Success Paves Way for How Big Dreams Can Come True (Episode 177)

StartupNation

On this morning’s WJR Business Beat, Jeff discusses the inspirational Mars Perseverance mission, and how just like the amazing men and women of NASA, entrepreneurs are similarly pushing the envelope every day. Tune in to the Business Beat to hear more from Jeff!

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At Last – An Asset Class Achieving High Ownership at Low Cost

Angel Capital Association

By: Nick Zasowski, Director at Global Startup Studio Network Startup studios are gaining steam across the angel investing landscape. With numbers like they are reporting, it’s easy to understand why.

10 investors predict MaaS, on-demand delivery and EVs will dominate mobility’s post-pandemic future

TechCrunch

The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t just upend the transportation industry. It laid bare its weaknesses, and conversely, uncovered potential opportunities. Electric bikes sales spiked as public transit ridership evaporated.

Toxic Comparison for Founders Is Real. When Have You Done Enough to Call Yourself a Founder?

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Is it imposter syndrome or is everyone else really that much more impressive and accomplished? Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». advice business startup entrepreneurship self

Fintech companies must balance the pursuit of profit against ethical data usage

TechCrunch

Richard Steggall. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Australia native Richard Steggall is the CEO of Urban FT , a New York-based fintech company. He has more than two decades of experience in fintech, capital growth, mergers & acquisitions and strategic IPO advisory.

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.

The Most Important Function of Prioritization is Expectation Management

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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AccountsIQ scores €5.8M for its financial management software for multi-entity SMEs

TechCrunch

AccountsIQ , a financial management software (FMS) startup founded by a team of chartered accountants (when accountants want to be entrepreneurs, you know startups are a thing), has raised €5.8 million in funding.

StartupNation’s ‘Key Moves’ Podcast: John Ezzo (Episode 3)

StartupNation

Welcome to another episode of StartupNation’s “Key Moves” podcast, hosted by Jeff Sloan!

Marlon Nichols will discuss how to secure seed funding at TechCrunch Early Stage 2021

TechCrunch

We’re excited to announce another terrific panel for our stacked TechCrunch Early Stage event on April 1 & 2. Marlon Nichols will be joining us to discuss securing seed funding.

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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.

Christine Gritmon Speaks about Power of Social Media Storytelling at Smart Hustle Marketing Conference 2021

Smart Hustle Magazine

Storytelling plays a critical role in marketing. As folks of all ages love to consume good stories, it is imperative to leverage social media stories to grow your business. But how will you tell stories in social media posts that are supposed to be short and sweet?

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Ironclad’s Jason Boehmig: The objective of pricing is to become less wrong over time

TechCrunch

In 2017, Ironclad founder and CEO Jason Boehmig was looking to raise a Series A. As a former lawyer, Boehmig had a specific process for fundraising and an ultimate goal of finding the right investors for his company.

Are We at the End of the High-Profile Office?

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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Acast acquires podcasting startup RadioPublic

TechCrunch

Podcast advertising company Acast is announcing that it has acquired RadioPublic , the startup that spun out of public radio marketplace PRX in 2016. At first, RadioPublic’s main product was a mobile app for podcast listening, and it still supports the app.

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.

[Tevel in Interesting Engineering] Flying Autonomous Robot Uses AI to Identify and Pick Ripe Fruit

OurCrowd

Multiple robots can harvest an orchard thanks to a single autonomous digital brain in a ground-based unit. Fruit picking is a physically laborious task that can require a lot of standing, crouching, and climbing for up to eight hours a day.

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Early-bird pricing increases next week for TC Early Stage Operations & Fundraising

TechCrunch

Just because there are no shortcuts to startup success doesn’t mean you have to reinvent the wheel. At TechCrunch Early Stage 2021 , a virtual bootcamp experience in two distinct parts, you’ll learn from leading experts across the startup spectrum — including prominent founders ready to share their personal experiences and hard-won advice to help you avoid costly missteps.

[Innoviz in FreightWaves] Truck Talk: Autonomous range-finding edition

OurCrowd

This week we’re looking at the plethora of lidar companies chasing autonomous vehicle business; asking three questions of Torc Robotics CEO Michael Fleming; and circling the globe with new business announcements. Read more here.

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Podimo, the podcast and short form audio subscription service, picks up €11.2M in new funding

TechCrunch

Podimo , the Copenhagen-founded subscription service for short form audio stories and podcasts, has raised an additional €11.2 million in funding. The round is led by Chr. Augustinus investment fund, and comes just 8 months after announcing its €6 million Series A.

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.”

[Kenna Security in TechRadar] Only a tiny percentage of security vulnerabilities are actually exploited in the wild

OurCrowd

The threat to enterprises posed by security vulnerabilities may not be as great as it first appears, new research has revealed.

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With $20M A round, Promise brings financial flexibility to outdated government and utility payment systems

TechCrunch

The last year has been one of financial hardship for billions, and among the specific hardships is the elementary one of paying for utilities, taxes and other government fees — the systems for which are rarely set up for easy or flexible payment.

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[ByondXR in just-style] Delta Galil virtual showrooms speed sales process

OurCrowd

Israel based apparel manufacturer Delta Galil Industries is enhancing its virtual platform with new web software including digital showrooms and remote sales capabilities. Read more here.

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3 strategies for elevating brand authority in 2021

TechCrunch

Amanda Milligan. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Amanda Milligan is the marketing director at Fractl , a prominent growth marketing agency that’s helped Fortune 500 companies and boutique businesses alike earn quality media coverage, backlinks, awareness and authority. More posts by this contributor.

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.