December, 2021

Rallying for rural entrepreneurship: addressing the challenges that face rural small businesses

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I grew up in a small town in north Iowa—Cedar Falls, to be exact.

Cultural re-onboarding: 3 ways to adapt to virtual collaboration

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky , an internationally-renowned thought leader in future-proofing and cognitive bias risk management and an EO 360° podcast guest. We asked Dr. Tsipursky to explain how companies can help employees adapt and thrive to hybrid return-to-office scenarios.


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The Great Formation

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

On Friday, the US jobs report produced a confusing result. From Bloomberg : The jobs report is composed of two surveys — one of employers and the other of households.

Getting On The Same Page - Verifying Goal Alignment

The Seraf Compass

Have you ever been disappointed by someone or by some product that you purchased? Nine times out of ten it’s due to not having the right expectations for one reason or another. Investments are no different from other purchases.

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.

Top Ann Arbor Tech Companies and Startups to Watch in 2022


Ann Arbor continues to be one of the top growing tech ecosystems around the country with some of the best startups to watch.

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How collective data and storytelling can lead to lasting impact for underserved entrepreneurs

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For the better part of the last decade, our field has greatly evolved.

From sales to CEO: A female entrepreneur’s journey in the beverage alcohol industry

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Alexi Cashen, an EO San Francisco member who is CEO and co-founder of Elenteny Imports , co-founder of St. Hildie’s Botonica, and host of The Alexi Cashen Podcast.

Why Web3?

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Over the last month, there has been a ton of debate and conversation about web2 vs web3 with many leading voices raising doubts about web3. Debate and doubt are healthy. And web3 enthusiasts, particularly on Twitter, remind me of missionaries trying to recruit the unwashed to their belief system. Frankly, it is all too much for me.

May We Rest


Every week, I send a note to the 17,000 startups in GAN and GSSN, the 1,000+ leaders of accelerators, studios, hubs, and corporates in GAN and GSSN, and thousands of our friends around the world.

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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.

Navigating Supply Chain Disruption: 7 Strategies for Small Businesses


According to the weekly pulse data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau Small Business Pulse Survey , domestic supplier delays were reported by 46% of small businesses at the end of November, up from 27% reported a year ago.

News: 17 Million New Businesses Are Expected to be Launched in 2022, Reports QuickBooks Survey

Smart Hustle Magazine

If you want to start a new business in the new year, then you’re not alone. According to QuickBooks’ New Business Insights report, 3 out of 5 (57%) US employees thinking about taking the plunge into entrepreneurship.

Reflecting on 2021 and reimagining 2022

Source Link

Our final SourceLink Affiliate Quarterly Conversation of the year was packed with great information and fun.

Business podcasts: The ultimate guide to starting yours

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Dave Will, an EO Boston member, is the host of the EO 360° podcast. As the co-founder and CEO of PropFuel , Dave is a one-of-a-kind entrepreneur dedicated to creating a place for unique conversations with successful founders and business leaders.

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.

Computer Science Education Week

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

The second week of December every year is Computer Science Education Week. It is a week to celebrate efforts to get computer science education into the K12 system around the world, and it is also a week in which schools do events, like The Hour of Code , to encourage students and teachers to get excited about learning computer science. Most AVC readers know that my passion project for the last decade has been getting computer science education broadly available in the NYC public school system.

Fund Investor Profile Series: Steven Wamathai, FrontEnd Ventures

The Seraf Compass

This profile is the second in a series of interviews highlighting the work of interesting small funds.

4 Ways to Promote Team Collaboration and Inspire Innovation Within Your Startup


What do all startups that drive growth by embracing strategic thinking, inspiring creativity and supporting talent have in common? Team collaboration. Market competition is thick.

Aqua Cultured Foods Raises $2.1M

Hyde Park Angels

Food tech startup Aqua Cultured Foods announced a $2.1M Pre-Seed Round.

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.

supporting student healthcare pioneers: a q&a with Dr. Delphine Dean of Clemson University

Venture Well

By centering STEM concepts and international collaboration in her curriculum, Dr. Delphine Dean of Clemson University is supporting future healthcare innovators. The post supporting student healthcare pioneers: a q&a with Dr. Delphine Dean of Clemson University appeared first on VentureWell.

4 Trending animation styles to level up your marketing in 2022

Entrepreneurs' Organization

In marketing, as in life, change is the only constant. Trends in marketing come and go—causing a burden of uncertainty that torments every marketer. What might have worked last year may not work as effectively now, if it even works at all.

What Happened In 2021

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

As is my custom here at AVC, I like to end the year looking back and start the year looking forward. This post will be the look back and I started by revisiting my look forward into 2021 that I wrote on New Year’s Day 2021. In my typical optimist fashion, I was dead wrong about how quickly the pandemic would fizzle out. I predicted that vaccines plus immunity from those who had been infected would end the pandemic by mid-year 2021.

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Five Predictions for 2022

Tomasz Tunguz

Every year I make a list of predictions and score last year’s predictions. 2021 marked the second year of COVID and like other crises, the pandemic accelerated change, especially in technology pushing many technologies like SaaS, video conferencing, crypto/web3 deeper into the Perez deployment cycle. Here are my predictions for 2022: Web3 consumer products go fully mainstream with more than 35% of Americans, about 100m people, engaging with them by 2023.

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.

Personal Reinvention: The Hidden Secret to Successful Entrepreneurship


Reinvention is the key to successful entrepreneurship. Great entrepreneurs invest countless hours reinventing, reimagining and disrupting products and services of all kinds.

Google’s Africa Investment Fund makes first investment in Uganda’s SafeBoda


Internet giant Google announced today that it has made the first investment from its Africa Investment Fund in Ugandan super app SafeBoda.

Start a Sneaky Online Empire from Your Bedroom (In Silence) to Unlock Passive Income

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Here’s exactly how, thanks to Romeo and Juliet. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». money life-lessons entrepreneurship side-hustle startup

How the Pick Two Rule helps entrepreneurs juggle priorities

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Robert Glazer , the founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners , a global partner marketing agency and the recipient of numerous industry and company culture awards.

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.