April, 2022

How to Get a VC's Attention at an IRL Event

This is going to be BIG.

A few years ago, I was at Techcrunch Disrupt and this guy taps me on the shoulder as I was chatting in a group. He simply extended a handshake and said: “Hi, sorry to interrupt. My name is Alan. My company is Bread and we make ad creative super easy.

Things to Consider When Launching an Accelerator Program

INBIA

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7 EO members share the best business advice they ever received

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Kym Huynh, an EO Melbourne member, EO Global Communications Committee member, and co-founder of WeTeachMe. Kym is fascinated by entrepreneurs and their journeys, so he asked EO members from various chapters to share their experiences.

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SourceLink Affiliate Quarterly Conversation - March 17, 2022

Source Link

All things SourceLink was the theme of our March 17 SourceLink Affiliate Quarterly Conversation.

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.

2022 GAN Data Report

GAN

What Accelerators Look Like in 2022. Each year, in order to gather concrete insights on the current state of the accelerator industry, GAN asks the accelerators in our community hundreds of questions about their programs.

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The Founder and Investor Trust Problem: It's not what you think.

This is going to be BIG.

Whenever I submit a term sheet, I always caveat it by saying the following: “This is the one time we’re completely misaligned. I’m incentivized to buy up as much of the company at as low a price as possible and you’re incentivized to sell as little of the company as possible by raising the price.”.

World Benchmark Study 2021-2022 Preview

UBI Global

How to protect hybrid work cultures from proximity bias

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, CEO of the boutique future-proofing consultancy Disaster Avoidance Experts , which helps forward-looking leaders avoid dangerous threats and missed opportunities.

Angel 101: Read This First…A Primer for New Angel Investors

The Seraf Compass

Experience is what you get, when you don’t get what you want. When I made my first angel investment in 2000, I wish I knew then what I know today. As a newly minted angel, I assumed that angel investing would be easy to jump into and become successful at.

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.

Screw Ideas: How To Fix the Flaws of Ideation-Focused I&E

Venture Well

Learn how the Screw Ideas manifesto’s radical approach to I&E education can help you redesign your curriculum. The post Screw Ideas: How To Fix the Flaws of Ideation-Focused I&E appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resources

YLAI Goes Green: Investing in a Sustainable Future

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Modal Close Button. Investing in a Sustainable Future. When it comes to preserving and protecting the Earth for our communities and the generations to come to have access to green spaces, clean water and air, and health, it’ll take a collective investment far more significant than any individual.

Revitalizing Your Resource Partner Network

Source Link

Spring is a season of growth and new beginnings that often leads to a renewed sense of energy and motivation. If you’re feeling like your entrepreneurial ecosystem engagement has been dormant, you’re not alone.

14 Funding Tips From Entrepreneurs Who’ve Been There

StartupNation

As an entrepreneur, what is your best tip to secure funding for a startup? To help you with securing funding for your startup, we asked small business owners and entrepreneurs this question for their best strategies.

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.

3 strategies to combat digital distractions

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Roger Patterson an EO Vancouver member, is the founder and CEO of visual marketing platform Later and co-founder of accelerator Launch Academy. Roger recently shared his thoughts on how to un-polarize your workplace by creating middle ground.

Trust But Verify: The Importance of Reference Checking

The Seraf Compass

There is an old proverb that was adopted by Ronald Reagan during the later part of the Cold War and which became a signature phrase of Reagan’s in the mid-1980s. When talking about the Cold War adversaries, Reagan always liked to say we should “Trust, but Verify.”

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Celebrating Danielle Boyer, an Eco-Friendly Robotics Trailblazer

Venture Well

We’re spotlighting Danielle Boyer, founder of robotics education startup The STEAM Connection and winner of our 2022 Sustainable Practice Impact Award. The post Celebrating Danielle Boyer, an Eco-Friendly Robotics Trailblazer appeared first on VentureWell.

Addressing hunger in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras?

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Addressing hunger in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Community members farm in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. USAID).

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.

The Doom Loop

Entrepreneur's Handbook

( Any views expressed in the below are the personal views of the author and should not form the basis for making investment decisions, nor be construed as a recommendation or advice to engage in investment transactions. )

How the Metaverse Is Going to Revolutionize Retail Business

StartupNation

Most of the population has come across the term “metaverse” after Facebook’s revelatory move to change its name to Meta. Little did we know that the term was born in the early ’90s through the fiction novel “Snow Crash” and has been used to describe an alternate reality since then.

10 entrepreneurial superpowers at work in Eastern Europe

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Dr. Carrie Santos, CEO of Entrepreneurs’ Organization.

AWS launches new $30M accelerator program aimed at minority founders

TechCrunch

Amazon Web Services (AWS) today launched a new program, AWS Impact Accelerator , that will give up to $30 million to early-stage startups led by Black, Latino, LGBTQIA+ and women founders.

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.

Ben Franklin Technology PArtners Invests in Altered State Distillery

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Erie, Pennsylvania, March 31, 2022 – Altered State Distillery, a medal-winning distiller of spirits based in Erie, PA, has been awarded an investment by the Ben Franklin Technology PArtners / Central & Northern PA.

How To Leave Your Day Job – Side Hustle To Full Hustle

Smart Hustle Magazine

You’ve been doing double duty for a long while. Working your reliable day job has been paying the bills, and your evenings and weekends have been reserved for your true passion: running your own business.

Why My Attempt to Raise a $100M Venture Fund Failed

Entrepreneur's Handbook

4 key reasons my sustainability VC fund hit a dead end Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». investing venture-capital sustainability entrepreneurship startup

Is Your Startup Leveraging the Latest Updates in Digital Marketing? 

StartupNation

March 2022 marked the two-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic – a scary and isolating time for many. Businesses – even entire industries – were forced to shut down while hundreds of thousands of people stayed home to avoid viral spread.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.