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How to Project Cash Flow to Forecast the Impact of COVID-19

Entrepreneurs' Organization

As uncertainty swirls around how long the COVID-19 crisis is going to last, many businesses are temporarily shuttered. The definition of “temporarily” is yet another unknown. Without knowing how long the crisis will continue, it’s critical to get a handle on your company’s funding needs.

5 questions to ask yourself during times of financial uncertainty

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

By Ana Gonzalez. Uncertainty in our lives is a given, particularly when it comes to our finances. There will be times of steady income and other times where we are unsure of our incoming funds. Those uncertain times may be caused by natural disasters, economic recessions or changing markets.

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How Much Money Should You Raise From Venture Investors?

Dream It

When pitching investors, remember that your ask is like porridge; it follows the goldilocks ratio and has to be just right. Asking for too much or too little funding will raise red flags with investors and cause you to lose credibility.

Startups Who are Rising to the Occasion

GAN

The inherent role of a startup is to find a problem, create a solution, and do it in a way that is efficient, cost-effective, and impactful. .

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!

Handfuls Helping Millions During COVID-19

Entrepreneurs' Organization

EO members are helping to drive the MillionLives.org project, which aims to deliver Personal Protective Equipment to front-line health workers. Written for EO by Molly Nur. Our body’s natural response to danger is always the same: fight, flight or freeze.

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Still Open For Business

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I wrote a blog post on March 12th called Open For Business and thought I would return to the topic. If you search for “vc open for business” on Twitter , you will see almost universal scorn for the idea that VCs are open for business right now.

Participate in Cal Hacks’ hack:now and win prizes including summer mentorship or a YC interview

Y Combinator

On April 24-26th, Cal Hacks is running hack:now, a 36-hour global online hackathon to foster innovative and technical solutions to challenges around the COVID-19 pandemic.

Entrepreneurs Around the World Make the No Layoff Pledge

Entrepreneurs' Organization

As the US stretches to nearly a full month of a pandemic-related economic shutdown, the number of people who filed for unemployment benefits has reached more than 26 million. Lines at food banks recall images captured during the Great Depression.

Three Strategies to Survive COVID-19 for Small Businesses in the Food Industry

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

By Verónica Vásquez Cuerno | U.S. Embassy to El Salvador. Celina Portillo, CEO of Auténtico Bistro & Café, conducted a virtual roundtable with members of the YLAI Network in El Salvador.

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.

The Duolingo English Test

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I wrote about our portfolio company Duolingo’s English Proficiency Test back in August of last year. I have always loved the idea that a company that helps people learn a language can also help people prove their fluency in a language. It is two sides of the same coin. But the road to success with the English Proficiency Test has been hard.

earth day, everyday: profile of E-Team, MITO Material Solutions

Venture Well

For Earth Day, we're celebrating E-Team grantee, MITO Material Solutions, for bringing environmentally-responsible principles into manufacturing. . The post earth day, everyday: profile of E-Team, MITO Material Solutions appeared first on VentureWell.

How COVID-19 is affecting startups and what they might do to tackle the challenge

UBI Global

This is a time of unprecedented uncertainty; in the most dramatic and swift manner, a pandemic of as yet unknown proportion has changed the day-to-day lives of a sizeable proportion of the world’s population and wrought significant and perhaps lasting economic damage.

How Coworking Spaces Are Navigating Through the Coronavirus Crisis

Deskmag

No one is able to reliably predict how long and severe the Covid19-related restrictions will be. Coworking spaces are experiencing the same issues as many other companies. Although there is currently a lack of planning security, quick solutions are needed that go beyond the current situation.

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.

Event Driven Growth

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I realize that most businesses are suffering greatly in this pandemic. Many have been shut completely. But there are some that are experiencing the opposite situation. They have a growth spurt as a result of this moment. Businesses in food delivery, e-commerce, online education, telehealth, remote work, and cloud infrastructure are examples of such situations. I’ve seen event driven growth spurts over the years. A plane lands in the Hudson and everyone heads to Twitter to see it.

Six Reasons Why OurCrowd is Investing in This Israeli COVID-19 Vaccine

OurCrowd

Today we announced our decision to back Israel’s leading coronavirus vaccine candidate. There is nothing more important for the world right now than developing a vaccine against the coronavirus.

YC S20 Remote Batch

Y Combinator

We have decided to run the S20 batch remotely, because amid the COVID-19 crises, the safety of founders and YC staff is our top priority.

Cinco preguntas que debes hacerte en tiempos de incertidumbre financiera

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Por A na González. La incertidumbre en nuestras vidas es un hecho, particularmente cuando se trata de nuestras finanzas. Habrá momentos de ingresos estables y otros momentos en los que no estemos seguros de nuestros fondos entrantes. Esos tiempos inciertos pueden ser causados ??por

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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.

The AVC Cap Table Template

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I woke up to this tweet this morning: @fredwilson someone has hijacked your cap table link in this post – it now goes out to some random company rather than your template [link] — John Henderson (@johnhenderson) April 21, 2020. I went to that blog post and clicked on the link and sure enough someone had swapped out my cap table template from 2011 with their own cap table.

Even in a pandemic, Love’s Cup is unstoppable

Innovation 2 Enterprise

By Scott Meacham. We have a new virtual rallying cry at i2E: Love’s Cup Is Unstoppable! In this unreal time of COVID-19, let me tell you what that means. 2020 is the sixteenth year of the widely acclaimed Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup statewide collegiate business plan competition. From day one, the vision for Love’s Cup (formerly the Donald W.

WWF Switzerland CEO Thomas Vellacott shares his views of a world touched by a pandemic

Impact Hub

Now, more than ever before, the world is connected by something smaller than the human eye can see. Yet its impact is beyond measure. A pathogen.

Tres estrategias para enfrentar la crisis COVID-19 para pequeñas empresas del sector de la preparación y entrega de comidas a domicilio

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Por Verónica Vásquez Cuerno | Embajada de Estados Unidos en El Salvador. Celina Portillo, directora ejecutiva de Auténtico Bistro & Café , condujo una mesa redonda virtual con integrantes de la Red YLAI de El Salvador.

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.

Funding Friday: ROAR

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Yesterday, Gabrielle Hamilton, the chef/owner/creator of Prune , a tiny twenty-year-old restaurant in the east village that The Gotham Gal and I and our family have always loved, wrote a piece in the New York Times that really captures the sense of loss we all feel around our favorite local places, particularly for the people who made them what they are every day, day after day, year after year. I can’t get her words and the images and emotions they convey out of my head.

Clusters: a focused strategy in uncertain times

Carol Lauffer

This is different. We’ve seen economic downturns before (the 2009 recession, the dot com bust) and unprecedented events (9-11), but we’re now experiencing something different, a pandemic with an uncertain timeframe and very unclear path. Nevertheless, there will be an economic recovery and we need to start planning for it now. Building upon community and regional strengths through clusters is a sound path forward. Simply put, clusters drive economic development.

In the News: Israel’s response to COVID-19 – government, technology, healthes

OurCrowd

Long term societal changes are definitely being accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis. Our return to the “new normal” will accentuate our adoption of many new social norms. Investors are now interested not just in the medical side of this crisis, but in technology that deals with our new reality.

Fun Interior Design Tips from Coworking Spaces

GCUC

Nowadays, working from home has become the new normal, but for coworking companies, there are ways to adapt to this environment. In a previous. The post Fun Interior Design Tips from Coworking Spaces appeared first on GCUC Community. Furniture Solution Design

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!