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How Business Can Revitalize a Community After Crisis

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Michael Neidert. Ryota Saito is an entrepreneur and member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization in Japan. He shared his experiences persisting despite disaster in a recent EO webinar about rebuilding through business. .

Will Investing Move Online as WFH takes over?


The COVID-19 crisis has changed the way we work. Most people that could do so have now transitioned to work from home. Yet, there are businesses that are uniquely reliant on in-person interactions. Fund-raising falls into that category. And, conversely, investing.

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What Customer Demand and Your Startup Balance Sheets Imply about Your Startup's Strategy

Tomasz Tunguz

Among the most useful frameworks I’ve found to manage a company in this era is the 2×2 matrix above. This matrix answers the question: what should the company’s stance be. It also raises the question: when should it change?

10 Post-Coronavirus Trends for Life After Quarantine

This is going to be BIG.

Obviously, the fight against Coronavirus has not stopped, but it’s hard not to look ahead to what’s next. How will having the world on lockdown affect our society in the long run? Here are a few trends I think we’ll see going forward: 1) Work from home is here to stay—at least partially.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

CO.STARTERS Launches New Initiative Focused on Small Business Recovery

Co Starters

A five-step Road to Recovery framework to help entrepreneurs adapt now and for the future. CO.STARTERS has always been about helping entrepreneurs get unstuck. In fact, since 2008 we’ve guided more than 12,000 aspiring business owners through the process of launching or growing their ventures.

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Accelerating Working Capital

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

As policy makers around the world seek to mitigate the economic shock from this pandemic, one less obvious but powerful place to look are working capital flows. Yes we do need direct relief for small businesses like the forgivable PPP loans. We also need things like payroll tax deferrals and other relief from the CARES Act. We also need our capital markets to work so actions like the Fed is taking are necessary and important.

The Good News You Need Today

Entrepreneurs' Organization

As businesses around the world face extreme crisis, we are also seeing the best of the entrepreneurial spirit come through in the form of generous and innovative assistance.

How Venture Funding For Early-Stage Startups Will Change During the COVID-19 Crisis

Dream It

Paul Martino, General Partner at Bullpen Capital. During our recent Dreamit Kickoff week, Bullpen Capital Founder and General Partner Paul Martino ( @ahpah ) spoke with our Spring 2020 cohort about the state of the VC ecosystem in the current economic crisis.

Your top 4 money management questions, answered by our experts

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

By Jewelle Saunders. The YLAI Network hosted three experts on financial planning for a Facebook chat in March 2020 for Global Money Week for network members. Our experts, ThrivingDollars ‘ Kenishia S.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Marketing During A Crisis

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

One of the most fascinating things I’ve been watching is how the 80 something USV portfolio companies are adjusting their marketing strategies during this pandemic. It is all over the map, based on the unique situations of each and every company, with some pulling back on marketing, some accelerating it, and some keeping it more or less the same. Even the ones who are not changing marketing spend are changing their marketing mix a lot.

What the Pact for Impact Summit can Teach us about Measuring Success

Impact Hub

In 2019, we saw a proliferation of protest movements around the world.

Parenting During the COVID-19 Crisis

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Parenting has never been considered easy, but lately it’s become exponentially harder.

Cómo abordar la gestión del dinero en tiempos de incertidumbre, según nuestros expertos

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Por Jewelle Saunders.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

In Real Life

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

We call it IRL “In Real Life” in the tech sector. IRL is the opposite of the virtual reality/online worlds that we have been reading about in science fiction and slowly building over the past three decades. I have heard a number of people assert that this pandemic, when we are staying home and working, learning, and playing online, will rapidly increase our comfort with and usage of the virtual world. I beg to differ.


YC’s Director of Events on Hosting a Virtual Event

Y Combinator

It’s likely that the responsibility of hosting virtual events no longer falls solely on the webinar expert in your organization. It’s now a necessity for all teams to host their own virtual events to stay connected with customers, employees and followers.

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What Customer Demand and Your Startup Balance Sheets Imply about Your Startup's Strategy

Tomasz Tunguz

Among the most useful frameworks I’ve found to manage a company in this era is the 2×2 matrix above. This matrix answers the question: what should the company’s stance be. It also raises the question: when should it change?

Ben Franklin CNP Clients Answering the Call to Help with COVID-19

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Many clients of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pennsylvania are answering the call to assist the commonwealth on a number of fronts in response to the many serious challenges connected to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Why We Might Be Feeling a Little Off


This past Monday, our team had our daily morning standup. And, when I joined the call, everyone seemed a little down. There wasn’t the normal banter that we have. As we started to go around the call and ask how everyone was doing, no one had any real highlights.

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Taller con José Pérez: Manejo de Finanzas y Gestión de Ventas en Tiempos de Crisis

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Cuándo: Viernes 17 de abril de 2020 a las 10:00 AM hora de El Salvador. . Tema: Manejo de Finanzas y Gestión de Ventas en Tiempos de Crisis. .

[Varo Money in Yahoo Finance] Moven Recommends Varo to Assume Consumer Banking Accounts


SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mobile banking company Varo Money, Inc. today announced a partnership with financial technology innovator Moven to transition the latter’s consumer banking customers to Varo. Read more here.

Funding Friday: NYC Covid Fund

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

We continue to be concerned about the most vulnerable among us and that is where we want to focus our giving right now. To that end, Give Directly has a NYC Covid Fund that will give funds directly to people. Specifically: GiveDirectly is delivering cash to families enrolled in SNAP (a federal nutrition assistance program) and living in the local ZIP codes most affected by COVID-19. Most recipients are single mothers. Each will receive $1K. link].

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

10 things we learned at the Virtual GCUC Unconference


Last week we held the first GCUC Unconference online to tackle the “real stuff” for our community. It was a huge success with. The post 10 things we learned at the Virtual GCUC Unconference appeared first on GCUC Community. Coworking Conference Community Beginnings

How to Deliver a Bulls Free Pitch

Dream It

Before you can deliver a bulls free pitch, you must know what red flags to avoid. There are several instant indicators that will immediately cause you to lose credibility with investors and prospective customers. Let’s go over them.

[OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved on Channel 13 News] Technology combating coronavirus


Jon Medved discusses technological developments and innovations that are helping combat the coronavirus. Watch the interview here. The post [OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved on Channel 13 News] Technology combating coronavirus appeared first on OurCrowd. Top headlines ourcrowd ourcrowd all OurCrowd News

Advice and Caution on Angels' Role In This Crisis

The Seraf Compass

We are all dealing with a lot right now - health, family, work, economic concerns. Angel community leaders have the additional challenges of adapting their processes to work over video, and assessing the damage spreading through the portfolio of startups in their flock.

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!