Thu.May 12, 2022

A KPI for Corporate Innovation: The Valuation Index

Paul G. Silva

Leaders of global corporations are under intense pressure to grow their valuation by hitting aggressive revenue, margin, and EBITDA targets. Acquirers pay a valuation premium on recurring, high-margin, and high-growth product revenue.

5 Ways to Leverage Crypto to Scale Your Business

StartupNation

For businesses to grow and scale, they need to find new and innovative ways to improve their products and services and make their business processes more efficient. One way that many businesses are achieving these goals is by tapping into the world of cryptocurrency.

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How Boomer Mark Tilbury Makes $50K+ per Week in Passive Income

Entrepreneur's Handbook

From selling RC toys to 9M+ online followers Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». entrepreneurship inspiration business money work

5 Tips for Getting a Yes and Closing More Sales

StartupNation

An entrepreneur needs to have a well-rounded understanding and knowledge of all components involved in running a business, and being comfortable with sales is especially essential for small business growth.

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

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Altro has raised $18M to help you build credit just by paying for your Netflix subscription

TechCrunch

Michael Broughton was the first in his family to go to college. But he almost didn’t, when he had trouble securing the necessary financing to pay his tuition.

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Before Investing in Crypto, You Need to Understand What DeFi Is and How It Works

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels: [link] My friends and I entered the crypto scene early when most of the world wasn’t quite aware of what it could actually mean.

5 Strategies for Building a Great Startup Team

StartupNation

The way you treat your employees, their time, skills and abilities in the early phases of your union as a team influences the rest of your company’s course of action.

How To Bear A Bear Market?—?Crypto Edition

Entrepreneur's Handbook

How To Bear A Bear Market?—?Crypto Crypto Edition There’s nothing very funny about watching your portfolio crumble Photo credit: investors.com Punny article titles aside, there’s nothing very funny about watching your portfolio crumble day after day, week after week, with no sign of an end in sight.

Bubbles aims to supercharge chats with async video messaging

TechCrunch

Bubbles , a startup that pitches its platform as the “anti-Zoom” for video messaging, today announced that it closed an $8.5 million funding round led by Khosla Ventures, Craft Ventures, Streamlined Ventures, 468 Ventures and Bain Capital.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

3 Reasons Why Investors are Passing on Your Early-Stage Startup

Entrepreneur's Handbook

It’s not always about you. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». venture-capital seed-investment technology startup business

Daily Crunch: Key Twitter executives depart following Elon Musk ownership deal

TechCrunch

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PT, subscribe here. It’s Thursday, May 12, so Happy Friday Eve. Congrats to the “GoogleCrunch” team, which wrote something like 28 stories yesterday to cover Google I/O.

#28. How To Go From YouTuber To $3M+ Annual Revenue w/ Sam King

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Learn from the Founder of Flick.Tech with 160k+ YouTube Subscribers [link] Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube Inspirational stories plus practical takeaways from the entrepreneurship world. Today’s guest is Sam King a.k.a Sam King FTW.

Brazilian fintech infrastructure company Dock closes on $110M in funding, now valued at over $1.5B

TechCrunch

If there’s one area that has thus far felt insulated from the global venture downturn, it’s infrastructure. Companies that offer banking as a service and help other businesses offer their own financial services and products in particular continue to rake in the dollars.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Local ESOs Come Together to Identify Solutions and Build a More Equitable Indianapolis

Forward Cities

Upwards of fifteen Indianapolis metro entrepreneurship support organizations (ESOs), in partnership with JPMorgan Chase Foundation and Forward Cities , are on a journey over the next 10 months to design and implement ecosystem projects that bolster capital access for entrepreneurs of color. This investment is part of JPMorgan Chase’s $30 billion racial equity commitment to advance economic inclusion and help close the racial wealth gap. Home Slider blog Entrepreneur ESO Impact Indy

‘Move fast and break things’ is a bad idea for health tech startups

TechCrunch

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[Xage Security in Globe Newswire] Investors funnel capital into Xage as critical infrastructure organizations take action to block cyberattacks

OurCrowd

PALO ALTO, Calif, May 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Critical infrastructure operators are rolling up their sleeves to prevent hacks.

Tidio raises $25M to automate customer service interactions

TechCrunch

During the pandemic especially, it’s become overwhelming for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to answer all of their customer service requests.

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.

WJR Business Beat: Job Switchers Rewarded with Higher Pay (Episode 406)

StartupNation

On today’s Business Beat, Jeff Sloan talks about how it’s going to be more difficult and costly for small businesses to hire the best talent because job switchers during the pandemic have seen significant salary hikes.

Token.io raises $40M to expand open banking-based account-to-account payments in Europe

TechCrunch

What Is CPC? Cost Per Click Explained

Feedough

Digital marketing is a broad term that refers to the. Read more. The post What Is CPC? Cost Per Click Explained appeared first on Feedough. Marketing Essentials

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Data-driven fintech Tifin valued at $842M in new $109M Series D round

TechCrunch

There’s been talk throughout the venture ecosystem of a funding slowdown, but AI-powered fintech platform Tifin seems to be a clear exception.

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

Zoho Marketing Plus Is A Powerful Solution for Total Marketing

Smart Hustle Magazine

Marketing is not easy. So many companies use a variety of tools, apps, sticky notes and Excel to manage their marketing. You’ve got the copywriter, the designer, the brand manager and other people all involved. The challenge?

Nexi, the Italian payments giant, buys Germany’s Orderbird for $140-150M to expand its SMB strategy

TechCrunch

More consolidation is apace in the world of payments: Nexi , the Italian fintech that scooped up rivals Danish-based Nets and then Italy’s SIA to create a $12.5

What Is CPM? Cost Per Thousand Impressions Explained

Feedough

Advertising on the internet can be confusing. There are so. Read more. The post What Is CPM? Cost Per Thousand Impressions Explained appeared first on Feedough. Marketing Essentials

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Interswitch receives $110M investment from LeapFrog and Tana Africa Capital

TechCrunch

African payments company Interswitch has secured a $110 million joint investment from LeapFrog Investments and Tana Africa Capital to scale its digital payment services across the continent , the two private investment firms said in a statement Wednesday.

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.