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What I learned from marketing a product people are too embarrassed to talk about

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Embarrassing products—the bane of marketing. Many marketing campaigns for embarrassing products, such as intimate care, adult diapers, condoms, or hemorrhoid cream, feature a humorous— if outdated —approach to draw in customers.

Starting Up in Slow Times: How to Prepare for a Recession

StartupNation

Running a new startup business is no easy feat and comes with lots of risks. Even after the money comes rolling in from your investment pitches , there are still many hurdles to jump and roadblocks to get around. It can take years for a startup to settle into its groove and earn a profit.

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Read This if You Feel Like a Worthless Wannabe CEO

Entrepreneur's Handbook

9 boardroom confessionals your successful entrepreneur friends wouldn’t dare admit. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». entrepreneurship startup business careers side-hustle

Entrepreneurship & STEM Days at Matewan PK-8

EntreEd

On May 24 and 25, Matewan PK-8 in Mingo County, West Virginia welcomed EntreEd for an entrepreneurship and STEM programming day. About 300 Matewan students participated in the event.

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.

Why coming out as a gay entrepreneur is a privilege and an investment

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Mike Stephenson, an EO Vancouver member who is co-founder and CEO of addy , which uses the principles of crowdfunding to make real estate investing accessible to everyone, including Black, indigenous, people of color, LGBTQ2S+ and other underrepresented groups.

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6 reasons to invest in startups from Ukraine

TechCrunch

Oleksandr Yaroshenko. Contributor. Oleksandr Yaroshenko is head of investor relations at Headway , an edtech startup based in Ukraine. For more than three months, Ukraine has been engulfed in the flames of a war with Russia.

#32. From Crashing To Zero To Investing $100m In Snap and Lyft w/ Nabil Borhanu

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Learn from the founder of Graphene Ventures Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube Inspirational stories plus practical takeaways from the entrepreneurship world. Today’s guest is Nabil Borhanu who is the founder of Graphene Ventures. They invested in both Snap and Lyft before their IPOs.

How a female entrepreneur gained Traction in a male-dominated industry

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Tiera Covington, EO Hawaii, is the founder and president of Integrated Facility Services Hawaii (IFSH). She was recently recognized as an honoree in Pacific Business News’ 2021 Women Who Mean Business and named Pacific Edge’s 2021 Businesswoman of the Year.

Urbanum’s Brigid Beaubien: An Eclectic Approach to Home Goods

StartupNation

Urbanum , with its creatively decorated windows and sophisticated black and gold color scheme, sits in a busy, revitalized strip in the New Center neighborhood of Detroit.

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.

Different Perspectives: The Investor Profile Series

The Seraf Compass

One of the best parts of working as a member of the Seraf team is interacting with and learning from its global customer base and community. Seraf’s users come from countries spread across 6 continents. They all have much in common in terms of their fascination and passion for early stage ventures.

How to Find the Investors Who Will Actually Invest in Your Startup

Entrepreneur's Handbook

You’ll become better at fundraising once you’ve learned how to pitch the right investors Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup business fundraising venture-capital entrepreneurship

AppOmni raises $70M to find and secure vulnerabilities in SaaS app stacks

TechCrunch

As more enterprises migrate apps and workloads into the cloud, so grows the need for more sophisticated tech to secure that activity. That’s resulted in a strong run of funding rounds for startups building products to address that gap.

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Is a Virtual Office a Good Investment for Your Small Business?

StartupNation

Virtual offices have been around for a while, but they’re not really what the name “virtual office” suggests.

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.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN $50,000 PA WILDS BIG IDEA CONTEST!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

DUBOIS, PA – In partnership with the PA WILDS Center for Entrepreneurship, and with funding support provided by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), Ben Franklin Technology Partners’ recent innovation competition targeted the counties of Centre, Clarion, Clearfield and Jefferson located in the PA WILDS.

Landing Your First $100K Investment for Your Startup in an Economic Downturn

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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Go1 nabs $100M at a $2B+ valuation to upgrade its curated enterprise learning platform

TechCrunch

Online education continues to get a lot of attention in the wake of COVID-19 and the shift it brought to how people can learn.

We Implemented a True, 4-Day Workweek: How It’s Going

StartupNation

Companies have flirted with the idea of a four-day workweek for years. While the pandemic and Great Resignation have brought the concept back into the limelight, we still know very few U.S. organizations that have successfully tested this concept.

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.

MyShoot’s Bowman is Taking Her Experience & Passion to Grow MyShoots

Jason Malki

Georgina Bowman is the Founder of MyShoots app, which is designed to connect shoots, clubs, people who take part in shooting sports and staff of the venues.

How to Make Every Possible Mistake and Still Reach Your Goals

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Startup life is all about mistakes I’ve made tons of mistakes while building our startup, but I reached my fundamental goals?—?financial financial freedom and doing what I love. I want to share our mistakes with you.

Daily Crunch: Apple’s M1 chips have an ‘unpatchable’ hardware vulnerability, say MIT researchers

TechCrunch

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. It’s Friday, June 10, 2022, and Haje is on the road, so it’s just me today. Before I let you enjoy the weekend, there are a few housekeeping items to address.

How These Small E-Commerce Brands Can Inspire Your Website Design

StartupNation

There are plenty of small e-commerce brands doing big things when it comes to selling online. These brands are a great source of inspiration for anyone looking to create a new website or improve their existing one, boasting designs that range from clean and minimalistic to bold and vibrant.

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.

Prevent Instagram Shadow Banning and 10 More Tips for Your Business

Smart Hustle Magazine

Every Monday 7:30am est, join Ramon LIVE on Clubhouse in Breakfast with Champions, where he shares tips and insights on business and life success. In this episode Ramon talks about Instagram Shadow Banning; Failing in the Trough (Seth Godin tips); Stream yard ads green screens and so much more.

DeFi’s Calls For Self-Regulation: Too Little, Too Late.

Entrepreneur's Handbook

But that just might be the best thing for the industry… Photo by Conny Schneider on Unsplash Nour Haridy, founder of DeFi protocol Inverse Finance, a self-proclaimed “decentralized global central bank” is one of many prominent figures in the cryptocurrency industry who has been tweeting for months about the inevitable demise of the UST stablecoin.

Affirm and Klarna ramp up competing efforts to attract US consumers

TechCrunch

Welcome to The Interchange, a take on this week’s fintech news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. Buy now, pay later has become nearly ubiquitous here in the U.S.

8 Great Ways Tax Filing Benefits Your Business

StartupNation

Yes, you read the title right. Filing your tax return could potentially contribute something better to your business – and it’s the financial kind of betterment.

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.