Fri.Oct 04, 2019

500 Around the World: Takeaways from the Sberbank-500 Accelerator

500

If 500 has learned one thing from investing in over 75 countries, it’s the importance of placing bets in all the right founders and helping build ecosystems for them to thrive in. 500 is a firm believer of the idea that talent can be found everywhere, but you have to understand where that talent is and what unique challenges they are going to face in their region. One of these often-overlooked regions is Russia, which despite challenges, has a booming tech and startup ecosystem.

The Question is… What is the Question?

UBI Global

What methods do corporations use to seek startup partners? Technology has leveled the playing field of business. Today’s startups are just as likely to come up with the next innovation that consumers “must-have” as a corporate innovation team.

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The Early Discipline of Remote Startups

Tomasz Tunguz

In a recent interview, Sid Sijbrandij, the founder of Gitlab observed something about remote teams that I think is absolutely true. I’ve seen it in many of the remote/distributed companies we work with. He said: Remote forces you to do the things you should be doing any way earlier and better. As company scale, they need to develop infrastructure to successfully manage and coordinate large numbers of people.

The Question is… What is the Question?

UBI Global

What methods do corporations use to seek startup partners? Technology has leveled the playing field of business. Today’s startups are just as likely to come up with the next innovation that consumers “must-have” as a corporate innovation team. It’s all about having the right idea at the right time – and the resources to make […]. The post The Question is… What is the Question? appeared first on UBI Global. Corporations Innovation Insights UBI Blog

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!

Good Credit is Good For Business: Nav is Making it Even Easier to Build Business Credit

Smart Hustle Magazine

Unless you are running a business that specializes in providing financial services, dealing with your own business finances probably isn’t your favorite thing in the world to do. One of the first financial barriers business owners face is securing capital.

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OKC’s Progentec Diagnostics aims to ‘radically improve’ care of lupus patients

Innovation 2 Enterprise

By Scott Meacham. Lupus is chronic autoimmune condition with devastating effects. The disease is difficult to diagnose. Its course is unpredictable. There is no cure and few FDA-approved medications. Patients who have lupus live with its impact for the rest of their lives. At times, the disease flares up and gets worse; in remission, symptoms get better or temporarily disappear. Periods of intense lupus symptoms, known as disease flares or flare-ups, can seem to appear at random.

The Question is… What is the Question?

UBI Global

What methods do corporations use to seek startup partners? Technology has leveled the playing field of business. Today’s startups are just as likely to come up with the next innovation that consumers “must-have” as a corporate innovation team. It’s all about having the right idea at the right time – and the resources to make […]. The post The Question is… What is the Question? appeared first on UBI Global. Corporations Innovation Insights UBI Blog

Are You Falling for the Myth of “Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail”?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Written for EO by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, disaster avoidance expert, speaker and author. . You probably heard the advice for entrepreneurs that “failing to plan is planning to fail.” That phrase is a misleading myth at best and actively dangerous at worst.

Funding Friday: Thirdwing

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

We went to the theater last night. I think there is nothing like live performances. But theater is expensive and requires work to plan an evening in advance. So many of us just end up staying at home and streaming something on our TVs. Thirdwing is the merger of the two and I backed it this morning and am sharing it with all of you. art crowdfunding

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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.

Impeachment Now

Continuations

I will resume writing about the climate crisis next week, but today it feels appropriate to return to the topic of Trump. My last post was about the need to resist Trump’s return to cruelty as a means of politics. I am happy that this resistance has been building and most importantly that the Democrats appear to finally have found the courage to impeach the president.