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The Great Purge: FTX Wipeout and the Rise of Web3

Entrepreneur's Handbook

A new era in crypto arrives SBF in better days? The sudden dramatic collapse of FTX in the past week brings an end to a self-deceiving, self-dealing culture of self-enrichment as the center of the industry broadly known as “crypto.” So be it.

5 sustainable best practices for bootstrapped startups


Marjorie Radlo-Zandi. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Marjorie Radlo-Zandi is an entrepreneur, board member, mentor to startups and angel investor who shows early-stage businesses how to build and successfully scale their businesses. More posts by this contributor. You’ve sold your company. Now what?


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3 Stories of Entrepreneurial Action in a Year of Great Challenge

Entrepreneurs' Organization

By Marc Stöckli, Global Chair, Entrepreneurs’ Organization. The strength of entrepreneurs has always been their ingenuity in resilience – their ability to triumph through adversity, devise new ways to push the world forward in dire times and inspire their communities to come back stronger.

I'll Fund a Startup n00b But Here's How Not to Look Like One

This is going to be BIG.

Years ago, I got invited by Steven Messer to join him and his co-founder (and brother-in-law) Tad Martin, two very successful NYC founders, out on a bike ride up the West Side Highway and up 9W over the Palisades.

7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies—the ultimate competitive advantage. With the help of the fastest, most frictionless way to target strategic accounts with in-the-moment behavioral data, marketers can reach prospects at the very beginning of their buyer’s journey. Even before they’ve engaged with any sales or marketing channels. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations, helping you prioritize sales outreach with companies that are ready to buy.

Taking A Long Term View Of Web3

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

This post was co-written by Katie Haun and Fred Wilson. The events surrounding FTX have shaken the confidence of many. How did one of the largest crypto exchanges collapse so quickly? Why do meltdowns like this seem to keep happening? At times like this, it helps to have a long-term view of web3 as a sector, not just a forward-looking long-term view, but also some perspective on where we have come from.

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14 EO Members Share The Best Thing About Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs' Organization

“Being an entrepreneur is not for the faint of heart.

Bending Spoons acquires Evernote, marking the end of an era


Evernote, the note-taking and task management app founded over 20 years ago, has been acquired by Milan-based app developer Bending Spoons.

Why Black Friday Is Toxic for Startups

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Skip the rush and focus on building a product that delivers benefits Photo/ Unsplash “Black Friday,” “Cyber Monday,” “mid-season sales.” More and more discount battles are added to the original seasonal sales.

A New Chapter

Tomasz Tunguz

After more than 14 years at Redpoint, I’m starting a new chapter. I’m filled with optimism for the future. The US venture capital ecosystem has grown 40x in dollars from $8b to $320b invested in 10 years. Fueled by this capital, startup company formation rates touched fifteen-year highs in 2021. The Decade of Data is just a few years in & already it has transformed the way we do business.

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4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. All eyes are on you to make an impact — fast. That’s where your data comes in. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects — when they’re most receptive to hearing your message — using different types of data.

Leading Leaders: 5 Insights from 5 Years with EO (that can help you, too)

Entrepreneurs' Organization

By Dr. Carrie Santos, CEO of Entrepreneurs’ Organization. 2017 feels like a very long time ago. The world has changed significantly. A global pandemic. A brutal war. A stressful squeeze on global supply chains. A surge in extreme weather disasters. The rise of ‘fake news’.

AI-powered media editing app Descript lands fresh cash from OpenAI


Descript , the audio and video editing platform founded in 2017 by former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason, has raised $50 million in a Series C round led by the OpenAI Startup Fund, a tranche through which OpenAI and its partners, including Microsoft, are investing in early-stage companies.

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How Founders Can Raise Capital by Playing the Long Game

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Provide value and build relationships Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». entrepreneurship podcast founders startup venture-capital

20 Creative Ways To Make Money [Actionable Guide]


In this rat race of a world, you can be. Read more. The post 20 Creative Ways To Make Money [Actionable Guide] appeared first on Feedough. Guides

16 Go-to-Market Plays for Your Entire Sales Funnel

After gathering some of the best go-to-market plays from our own B2B sales and marketing pros, we've package them here for you. Try one of these 16 plays in your next salesflow or as inspiration for your next winning sales engagement strategy.

GCUC Podcast: James O’Reilly of Life Time Work


Health and wellness is no longer just a perk, but a necessary cultural currency that nourishes employees, and members, alike. James O’Reilly, President at. The post GCUC Podcast: James O’Reilly of Life Time Work appeared first on GCUC Community.

Summer International uses social media data to launch new beauty brands


If you follow #beautytok, #beautytube or any beauty content on social media platforms, you know that popular product trends are hard to keep up with. Summer International stays ahead of the game by identifying the most influential content creators, and working with them to incubate new brands.

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Weekly 22: Here’s to making more mistakes

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Welcome to another edition of our newsletter! You’ll receive practical startup advice straight to your inbox every week. In this week’s edition, we discuss Doing the opposite of everything you’ve learned in entrepreneurship Hard lessons learned from entrepreneurial failure Let’s do this.

Meet Dr. Stacey Williams

Forward Cities

“Collaboration over competition between support organizations. The more we work together, the better we can serve the community.” ” – Dr. Stacey Williams, Senior Director of Impact and Assessment. Home Slider blog Durham

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.

Ann & Bill Payne Announce $300,000 Match to the Seed the Future Campaign

Angel Capital Association

For Immediate Release. ANN & BILL PAYNE ANNOUNCE $300,000 MATCH TO THE SEED THE FUTURE CAMPAIGN. Overland Park, KS (November 16, 2022). The Angel Investor Foundation (AIF) is pleased to announce a $300,000 pledge to its Seed the Future capital campaign from the Payne Family, a name synonymous with angel investing. This is the second significant pledge from the Paynes and it brings their campaign contributions to more than half a million dollars. “I

Korean VC Sopoong closes $8M fund for startups focused on environmental impact


Two years ago, South Korea unveiled a plan to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. Getting there will be another story.

A Sleazy Co-Founder of a Big-Name Startup Tried to Bully Me Into a Dishonest Deal

Entrepreneur's Handbook

He never would have said what he did if he knew I had his investors on speed dial Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». entrepreneurship sales business startup startup-lessons

November E3 Durham Entrepreneur of the Month

Forward Cities

Congratulations to the November E3 Durham Entrepreneurs of the Month! Vince and Sheba Brown started APlus Test Prep in 2011, and as both teachers at heart and parents of teenagers, enjoy working with high school students to help them see the value of education and high test scores. Read more about APlus Test Prep below! Home Slider Durham E3 Durham

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.

Newsletter: OurCrowd passes $2B milestone


Impacked packs up $2.5M to give the packaging industry a greener tint


Packaging is a trillion-dollar-per-year industry that, by and large, has some sustainability challenges. Impacked is a B2B company that’s bringing green tech to the forefront for everything from jars, tubes and pouches to bottles. The company raised a $2.5

The Company Trying To Reinvent The Wheel (Literally)

Entrepreneur's Handbook

A lesson on fundraising and leveraging connections Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». technology startup entrepreneurship finance business

My Laptop is Faster than Your Cloud : Announcing MotherDuck

Tomasz Tunguz

My laptop is faster than your cloud. For the last ten years, the data ecosystem has focused on big data - the bigger the data set, the more exciting. But most workloads aren’t massive.

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.