Mon.Jan 11, 2021

How to Get Out of the Comparison Trap and Move Your Business Forward

StartupNation

When you start out in business, it’s normal to research those who have gone before you and try to learn from them.

Inadequate federal privacy regulations leave US startups lagging behind Europe

TechCrunch

Cillian Kieran. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Cillian Kieran is CEO and co-founder of Ethyca , a New York-based privacy company. “A A new law to follow” seems unlikely to have featured on many business wishlists this holiday season, particularly if that law concerned data privacy.

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New Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans: How to Qualify and Apply

StartupNation

Updated January 11, 2021: The SBA has released guidance for new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans available under the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act (the Economic Aid Act). This article includes the latest guidance and the new application forms.

Curve says closing its new $95M Series C funding caused the delay on accounts filing

TechCrunch

Curve , the London-based fintech that combines multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and an app, has secured a Series C finding round of $95 million.

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!

Announcing GCUC Places: An International Network of Spaces

GCUC

We’ve been busy. Real busy. GCUC is always looking for new and improved ways to help proliferate coworking around the world and help our. The post Announcing GCUC Places: An International Network of Spaces appeared first on GCUC Community.

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How to Make 5 Figures a Month Passive Income from Udemy Courses

Entrepreneur's Handbook

One of Udemy’s highest-earning teachers laid out her strategy for me. Here it is. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». work marketing remote-working passive-income creativity

Sneaker enthusiast group SoleSavy raises $2M, setting the stage for a community-driven commerce boom

TechCrunch

SoleSavy, a community built around buying hot sneakers and related items that are increasingly hard to acquire at retail, raised $2 million in a round that closed late last year. SoleSavy is a group of communities that is currently mostly hosted on Slack. .

The Founder of Friendster Told Me the Secret to Knowing if You’ve Got a Billion Dollar Startup Idea

Entrepreneur's Handbook

It’s even harder than you think. And you probably already think it’s really hard. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». social-media entrepreneurship startup inspiration founders

Zipmex, which aspires to build the Asia Pacific region’s largest digital assets exchange, raises $6 million led by Jump Capital

TechCrunch

Zipmex , a digital assets exchange headquartered in Singapore, announced today it has raised $6 million in funding led by Jump Capital. The startup, which plans to become a digital assets bank, says the round exceeded its initial target of $4 million.

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.

Challenges Women Entrepreneurs Face

Feedough

Entrepreneurship as a women profession might have been a distant dream in the past. But today, things look a lot different than they did a few decades ago. Today, women entrepreneurs are making it big in the entrepreneurial world. The USA boasts about housing 12.3

Healthvana’s digital COVID-19 vaccination records are about communication, not passports for the immune

TechCrunch

As the vaccination campaign to counter COVID-19 gets underway (albeit with a rocky start), a number of companies are attempting to support its rollout in a variety of ways.

The Mistake That Cost Steve Jobs $31.6bn?—?Pride Above Reason

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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Get live feedback on your pitch deck from big-name VCs on Extra Crunch Live

TechCrunch

Your startup’s pitch deck could be the difference between getting funded or getting ignored. It’s often the first point of contact between a company and venture investors, but it’s also a bit of a black box. How do these investors consume this content?

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.

The First Female RV Company CEO on Bringing Ultra Luxury to Land Travel

Entrepreneur - Entrepreneurs Category

Geneva Long wants to put yacht life on the road. Real Entrepreneurs

Content discovery platform Dable closes $12 million Series C at $90 million valuation to accelerate its global expansion

TechCrunch

Launched in South Korea five years ago, content discovery platform Dable now serves a total of six markets in Asia. Now it plans to speed up the pace of its expansion, with six new markets in the region planned for this year, before entering European countries and the United States.

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: New Paycheck Protection Program Details (Episode 158)

StartupNation

This morning, we want to direct the attention of small business owners to the latest pandemic stimulus bill. Passed by Congress in late December, it has opened the doors for many small business owners to access new relief loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Checkout.com raises $450 million and reaches $15 billion valuation

TechCrunch

Payments company Checkout.com is raising once again. The company has closed a $450 million Series C round with Tiger Global Management leading the round — Greenoaks Capital and all existing investors are also participating.

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. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

‘Everything Borrowed’ Podcast Ep. 8: A Conversation with Grace Keros

StartupNation

On this episode of “Everything Borrowed,” Andrew Blake chats with Grace Keros, owner of American Coney Island, one of the oldest continuously family-owned restaurants in Detroit. During the conversation, Keros discusses the difference between a Coney Dog and Coney Island and much more.

Square Off introduces a rollable connected chess board

TechCrunch

We’ve been covering Square Off at CES for a couple of years now — ever since the connected chess startup competed in one of our pitch offs.

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Embracing Ingenuity: The Art and Science of Long-Term Financial Forecasting

Smart Hustle Magazine

No business or organization can properly manage its finances without carefully completed long-term financial forecasting. Many business owners are burdened by high operational expenses, unplanned resource drains, and unexpected market-related surprises.

Revolut applies for UK banking license

TechCrunch

It’s hard to believe that fintech startup Revolut doesn’t have a proper banking license in its home country. But this is about to change as the company has applied for a banking license in the U.K.

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.”

The Art of Doing Science & Engineering

Tomasz Tunguz

The Art of Doing Science and Engineering is a curious book. Richard Hamming, the author, was a professor of science and engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School and researcher at Bell Labs. He knew quite a bit about science and engineering. The book is curious because it’s written in the first person and defies categorization. Part memoir, other times, a mathematics lecture on information theory, and yet others a book on life philosophy.

Snap acquires location data startup StreetCred

TechCrunch

Snapchat’s parent company Snap has acquired StreetCred , a New York City startup building a platform for location data.

[OncoHost in Yahoo Finance] OncoHost Welcomes Nobel Prize Winner to Scientific Advisory Board

OurCrowd

Aaron Ciechanover Joins Host Response Profiling Company to Improve Precision Oncology and Overcome Resistance to Cancer Treatments. Read more here. The post [OncoHost in Yahoo Finance] OncoHost Welcomes Nobel Prize Winner to Scientific Advisory Board appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

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Cryptos lose ground as bitcoin falls 23%, ether 29% in last 24 hours

TechCrunch

After rallying to record-setting prices, recapturing the attention of the public and becoming once-again the topic du jour, cryptocurrencies are losing ground today. Bitcoin, the best-known cryptocurrency, peaked at more than $41,000 apiece on January 8.

Reader Survey 2021 Startup Catalyst Brief

2020 was a challenging year for startup professionals. Here at Startup Catalyst Brief, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our readers. Startup Catalyst Brief's many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our site we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our site has affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button.