March, 2022

5 ways founders and CEOs can diversify their leadership teams

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Debbie Goodman is an EO Los Angeles member and Global CEO of Jack Hammer , an executive search resource that helps organizations find great leaders.

SXSW 2022: Building the Sustainable Startups of the Future

Revolution

As the imperative to tackle climate change mounts and more consumers seek brands that align with their environmental values, major companies have sustainability firmly on their radar. But implementing green initiatives is easier said than done?—?which

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3 new ways to empower your entrepreneurial community

Source Link

In 2017, we shared 3 ways to empower your entrepreneurial community. While those tips are still relevant, the pandemic and heightened awareness about the importance of building equitable and inclusive ecosystems has surfaced new challenges.

Gratitude for Baer Tierkel, a mentor to many, now at rest

Paul G. Silva

Baer Tierkel. The world lost Baer Tierkel last week at the age of 61. About 20 years ago I was a kid running my first startup and Baer was one of the early people to join our Board of Advisors. He came to every board meeting with deep insights and deeper belly laughs.

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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.

YLAI Give Back Workshops

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

YLAI Give Back Workshops. Education has a way of reaching across borders and empowering young people in a way that few other things can. As it was once said: “Education is the passport to the future, because tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for today.”.

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Share the mindset of success in EO Accelerator

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Emma Allen is active in the Charlotte, NC chapter of EO Accelerator , which empowers first-stage entrepreneurs with the tools, community and accountability necessary to catapult their business to the next level. EO staff member Cydney Melton asked Emma about her experience.

The World Benchmark Study 2021-2022: Why and How to Participate

UBI Global

Find out why benchmarking the performance and impact of your business incubator or accelerator is more critical to success than ever One of the core assumptions of a benchmark is that most of the components of the analysis remain constant for comparison’s sake.

How Dr. Gilda Barabino plans to make science accessible to all

Venture Well

Gilda Barabino, president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, believes that science can solve the world’s greatest challenges. The post How Dr. Gilda Barabino plans to make science accessible to all appeared first on VentureWell.

Entrepreneurial Studies Within MBA Programs Prepare Students for Real World

StartupNation

The value of textbooks and lectures delivering theory in a graduate business curriculum is unquestioned, but if there’s one thing we’ve learned over the past two years of the pandemic, in these uncertain times they are not sufficient in preparing students for today’s anomalous real world economic and societal climate.

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.

metaMe Health Raises $2.2M in Funding

Hyde Park Angels

We’re excited to share that metaMe Health , a prescription digital therapeutics (PDT) company, today announced raising $2.2M in funding. HPA led the round , which will help metaMe continue its preparations for Regulora’s market launch and the build out of metaMe’s commercial infrastructure.

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Keeping It Simple

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Investing is humbling. At 60, with 35 years of venture investing experience, I still get most things wrong. Which is why I like to keep things simple. And when I do I am rewarded. My friend Gordon asked me last night how I got into Bitcoin. I told him the story of how I bumped into Rikki Tahta walking through the garment district in NYC in the spring of 2011 and Rikki told me he was working on a Bitcoin startup. I replied, “a what coin startup?”

How to revise performance evaluations to improve hybrid and remote team management

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.

The People Roadmap for Startups

Tomasz Tunguz

Startups create products. After product-market fit, product teams hew the product roadmap from a panoply of options to the features best aligned with the company’s plans. In much the same way, CEOs architect the organization that builds, markets, sells, and supports the product.

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.

how funding can kickstart student innovation on campus

Venture Well

Learn how VentureWell support helped three grantees introduce students to scientific innovation to solve social and environmental challenges. The post how funding can kickstart student innovation on campus appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty entrepreneurship education higher education

Company Culture: The Workplace Perks That Impress Top Performers

StartupNation

With websites like Glassdoor acting as a Yelp for workplaces, more companies than ever are looking to outdo their rivals in a bid for top employees. Many modern companies are leaning away from the “all-business” mentality, in favor of fostering relationships and engagement with their staff.

Win Up To $10,000 in Ben Franklin’s No-Cost Startup Boot Camp!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

STATE COLLEGE, PA –Ben Franklin’s Tech Celerator @StateCollege; a partnership with the Invent Penn State initiative, is again offering local tech entrepreneurs, grad-students, professors, and university researchers a fun, informative 10-Week Business Startup Boot Camp.

Competing To Win Deals

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

So I saw this tweet by Semil Shah yesterday: A friend who works in an industry far from tech startups & VC asked what would be the single article I’d share to read on each topic. Here’s what I sent him: 1/ Startup = Growth by PG: [link] 2/ Competing To Win Deals by Fred Wilson: [link] pic.twitter.com/q7GG2k7UAX — Semil (@semil) March 27, 2022. So I clicked on the link to my Competing To Win Deals post, which I wrote in 2010, and read it.

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.

3 Reasons to embark on the EO Path of Leadership

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Kate Holden , an entrepreneur, philanthropist and business leader behind De Luca Fine Wines , a fast-growing retail and e-commerce wine business. Kate is president of the EO Winnipeg chapter and serves on the EO Canada Board as Canada’s Member Products Director.

PagerDuty to Acquire Catalytic

Hyde Park Angels

We are excited to announce that our portfolio company Catalytic will be acquired by PagerDuty , a global leader in digital operations management. Catalytic is the no-code workflow automation platform for efficient and digitized operations.

How to Find a Job as a VC Scout: Compensation and Which Firms Are Recruiting

David Teten VC

The easiest way to work with and for VC funds is to become a part-time scout, getting paid for sourcing investments. But how do you do that? .

Forget Coffee, Let’s Walk for Meetings That Boost Creativity, Innovation

StartupNation

When a business colleague comes to town, I ask, “Would you like coffee, lunch or something a little bit different, say a walk with my standard poodle Jazmine around the reservoir?” The answer typically comes back within one minute, if not a few seconds: “Walk!”

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.

COMPANIES RECEIVE INVESTMENT FROM BEN FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Every year dozens of PA startups get their start with Ben Franklin Technology Partners.

The Benefits Of Venture Capital In Web3

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

There is a lot of criticism of venture capital in web3. Bitcoin did not have or need venture capital. Ethereum did not have or need venture capital. So why would any web3 project need venture capital? It is a good question. In the age of community-funded projects, why would a web3 project want to take funding from venture capitalists? Well buried deep in a 66 page blog post on the Flow blockchain by Packy McCormick lies the answer.

Why it’s ok to ditch perfectionism and focus on GETMO to achieve balance

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Cindy Norcott , EO Durban, a motivational speaker, author, entrepreneur, business coach and philanthropist. She is the CEO of Pro Talent and Pro Appointment, as well as the founder and chair of The Robin Hood Foundation.

Back Up Your Business. Hardware Options To Consider

Smart Hustle Magazine

Take a moment to think about all of the data your business currently has stored digitally. Customer account documents, databases, financial statements, years of tax documents, personnel records, presentations, inventory/sales, the list goes on and on. All of this data is important and worth saving.

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.