Mon.Nov 11, 2019

When To Fire Your Client. 5 Questions To Ask. From Seth Godin

Smart Hustle Magazine

A powerful thing a freelancer can do for her career is to figure out when to fire the bad clients. Firing bad clients is an essential step on the way to finding better ones. Identifying a client mismatch: The most obvious is a skills-based gap. They need something you’re struggling to do well.

Why Coworking Will Thrive Post-WeWork

GCUC

I consider it part of my job at GCUC to identify and highlight up-and-coming coworking brands and leaders. In 2011, I called Adam Neumann of WeWork and invited him to come to Austin for the very first GCUC conference. He agreed and came to Link Coworking (my brand, which I have since sold) in Austin.

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Facebook Rolls Out New Features for Veterans

Smart Hustle Magazine

As the U.S. takes today to celebrate heroes all across the Nation, we would like to share some valuable resources to give back to those who’ve helped so many.

Considering Expanding Your Business? 3 Tips on How to Approach It

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Written by Justin Song, a senior research analyst at LendingTree where he has experience covering topics such as personal loans and small business lending. Making smart decisions for your company is both your privilege and responsibility as a business owner.

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!

[Frontier Car Group in Bloomberg] Frontier Car’s 26-Year-Old CEO Strikes $400 Million Prosus Deal

OurCrowd

Prosus NV’s online classifieds business, OLX Group, said it will invest as much as $400 million in Frontier Car Group, to become the startup’s largest investor. Read more here.

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[Frontier Car Group in Reuters] Prosus classifieds unit invests $400 million in Frontier Car Group

OurCrowd

The classifieds business of Prosus (PRX.AS) is becoming the main shareholder in Berlin-based second-hand car trading platform Frontier Car Group (FCG), through a deal that will knit together their operations across emerging markets. Read more here.

Pixel 4XL

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I got a new Pixel 4XL phone a week ago and it took me most of the week (it was a busy one) to migrate over to it. I wrote a bit about how I’m careful about the migration last week. I like to upgrade to the new Pixel flagship phone every fall when Google tends to ship them. It generally means longer battery life, better camera, and some other nice things. Last year, we got fingerprint biometrics. This year, we got face recognition, something iOS users have had for at least a year now.

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Leadership: Learning from Mistakes (by Finding Sources of Emotion)

Continuations

It is a common idea that we should learn from our mistakes. In practice though I see many people making the same mistakes repeatedly. I myself have found that it often takes me making the same mistake at least twice before I really learn from it. Leading a startup is about personal growth and mistakes are that opportunity for growth, so how come it is so difficult to do? The framing of “learn from your mistakes” suggests that this is entirely about a rational process.

[Trusona in CNBC] 100 of the world’s most promising start-ups to watch in 2019

OurCrowd

Trusona has been named one of the world’s 100 most promising start-ups to watch in 2019’s Upstart 100 by CNBC. Read more here. The post [Trusona in CNBC] 100 of the world’s most promising start-ups to watch in 2019 appeared first on OurCrowd.

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Growing your Startup? Find the Right Startup Financing for Your Capital Needs

Entrepreneurs are facing unprecedented circumstances right now. The capital choices you make will have a lasting impact on the trajectory of your company. Knowing the right questions to ask and how to compare your options is vital to making the best decisions. Download the Startup Finance Playbook to learn more.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Construction Equipment] 22 States Bid on Hyperloop Test Track

OurCrowd

The Wall Street Journal reported that 22 states including Missouri, Texas, North Carolina, and Ohio have bid on the first Hyperloop certification track. Los Angeles-based Virgin Hyperloop One sent out a request for proposals asking states to bid for a chance to host a 6-mile test track.