Fri.Oct 23, 2020

7 Steps to Successfully Launch a Product


There are thousands of companies creating and promoting thousands of products in the global marketplace each year. You probably haven’t even heard of the vast majority—many of which failed on arrival. According to Harvard Business School research, 95 percent of new products fail in their first year.

How getting away from your desk can make you a better leader

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Jan Bednar , CEO and founder of ShipMonk. Many business leaders pride themselves on perpetuating the “workaholic” lifestyle.

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Funding Friday: Hidemi Takagi: Stories

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I like how Hidemi Takagi set up a free photo studio in her front yard in Bed-Stuy and took photos of her neighbors. For those on email, you can see the video here. I backed this creative project and a bunch of others this morning on Kickstarter. USV TEAM POSTS: Gillian Munson — Oct 20, 2020 Our Investment in Possible Nick Grossman — Oct 20, 2020 Making Butter with Jam Albert Wenger — Oct 18, 2020 How Much Clothing is Enough? A Personal Experiment. crowdfunding

Boston startups expand region’s venture capital footprint


This year has shaken up venture capital, turning a hot early start to 2020 into a glacial period permeated with fear during the early days of COVID-19.

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!

Seize Holiday Sales 2020 Opportunities Using These Insights from Visa

Smart Hustle Magazine

Holiday sales 2020 prospects remain high for the most prepared small businesses despite COVID-19, a recent Visa study reveals. The Visa Back to Business Study: Holiday Edition finds that despite the pandemic, 88% of consumers plan to go holiday shopping this year.

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The Human-Machine Alliance: Fostering The Age Of Collaboration

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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Financial institutions can support COVID-19 crowdfunding campaigns


Scott Purcell. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Scott Purcell is the CEO and chief trust officer of Prime Trust, an innovative API-enabled B2B open-banking financial solutions provider.

How to Start an NGO from Home

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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mmhmm, Phil Libin’s new startup, acquires Memix to add enhanced filters to its video presentation toolkit


Virtual meetings are a fundamental part of how we interact with each other these days, but even when (if!?) we find better ways to mitigate the effects of Covid-19, many think that they will be here to stay.

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 Definitive Guide To a Successful SaaS Controlling Setup

Entrepreneur's Handbook

We’ve spent years perfecting our SaaS controlling setup. Here’s how you can copy what we’ve built, incl. KPIs and templates. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». controlling business saas startup entrepreneurship

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Nordic challenger bank Lunar raises €40M Series C, plans to enter the ‘buy now, pay later’ space


Lunar , the Nordic challenger bank that started out life as a personal finance manager app (PFM) but acquired a full banking license in 2019, has raised €40 million in Series C funding from existing investors.

Six Seemingly Insignificant Actions That Drive Great Teams

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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[Zoomcar in The Economic Times] Zoomcar CEO feels Covid-19 has upended business models of start-ups


Zoomcar CEO Greg Moran says the pandemic’s twists and turns have taught him about work-life balance. Read more here. The post [Zoomcar in The Economic Times] Zoomcar CEO feels Covid-19 has upended business models of start-ups appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.


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.