Sun.Feb 21, 2021

Both Things Can Be True: Bias and Bad Fundraising Advice

This is going to be BIG.

Fundraising takes a long time. I’m a female founder. I don’t have a technical co-founder. I don’t have enough traction. These are all of the things I heard from a founder that I recently backed. She was pitching for a pre-seed round of $400k.

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4 Reasons Why Choosing the Right Business Model is a Make-or-Break Decision

StartupNation

When launching a startup, most entrepreneurs are focused on fine-tuning their product or service. While this is a critically important element of the process, successful entrepreneurs must first focus on choosing the right business model.

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Avoiding Burnout and Staying Motivated

Ecosystem Builder Hub

How ecosystem builders stay motivated and avoid burning out. Ecosystem building work is often thankless, tiring, and even demoralizing at times. How do ecosystem builders stay motivated to keep doing the work?

Wiley Post offers lessons for today’s entrepreneurs

Innovation 2 Enterprise

By Scott Meacham. It is sometimes remarkable the lessons about entrepreneurship that we can learn from reading about the life of just one person. Wiley Post is such a man. Wiley Post offers lessons. Wiley Post was a man of curiosity and adventure born into a working family of cotton farmers who bounced around Texas and Oklahoma, finally settling near Maysville, OK. How many times do you hear this about inventors — Wiley Post did not like school. He did favor mechanical things.

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!

I’m A Bitcoin Skeptic— Here’s Why I Invested Anyway

Entrepreneur's Handbook

A guide for non-conspiracy theorists Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». money self finance bitcoin cryptocurrency

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Two Ex-Googler’s Started a Venture Studio That Provides Entrepreneurs With Ideas and Funding

Entrepreneur's Handbook

You don’t need the next big idea. They‘ll give you one +$300K. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup entrepreneurship venture-studio founders careers

[Lemonade in VentureBeat] Lemonade is streamlined home and renters insurance with no agents and none of the headaches.

OurCrowd

When you call a major company to ask a question or complain, there’s going to be a moment as you navigate menu after menu of automated options that you just wish you could talk to an actual, living, breathing human instead.

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The $20 Million House PriceGrabber Built

Entrepreneur's Handbook

A rabbit hole of entrepreneurial history, all sparked by one $20M mansion. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup business money entrepreneurship real-estate

[Tevel in Inceptive Mind] Flying autonomous robot can spot and pick ripe fruit

OurCrowd

There is a global shortage of seasonal fruit pickers, as a result of the enforced COVID-19 travel restrictions. As it is getting harder to find fruit pickers to harvest the world’s orchards, some farmers are turning to AI drones to pick their crops. Read more here.

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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.

[Honeybook in MakeUseOf] Looking for an AND.CO Alternative? Try These 8 Freelance Accounting Platforms

OurCrowd

AND.CO has helped hundreds of thousands of freelancers to manage their finances better. But it’s by no means a one-size-fits-all option, and won’t work for everyone. These days, there are plenty of bookkeeping options for self-employed people to make use of.

[Beyond Meat in New York Times] Could This Be the Lab-Made Dinner Party of Our Future?

OurCrowd

A slew of start-ups are engineering faux meats, eggs and dairy products that conjure a time when we move from farm-to-table to lab-to-table. Read more here. The post [Beyond Meat in New York Times] Could This Be the Lab-Made Dinner Party of Our Future? appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

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