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How To Raise Capital and How Raising Capital Has Changed

Gust

How has fundraising changed in the last few years? Between COVID, the evolution of the API economy, and a increase in second, third & fourth time founders who are seeking funding.

Five Pillars of PLG with Carilu Dietrich

Tomasz Tunguz

Yesterday, Office Hours hosted Carilu Dietrich, marketer at Atlassian & advisor to many iconic product-led growth companies (PLG). She’s seen many different types of businesses from startups to massive publicly traded software companies.

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The Business Case for DEI Initiatives

StartupNation

DEI initiatives not only impact the culture of a workplace, but also lead to measurable financial growth. Studies… The post The Business Case for DEI Initiatives appeared first on StartupNation.

Revyze is building the TikTok of educational videos

TechCrunch

Meet Revyze , a French startup that is developing a mobile app for iOS and Android at the intersection of education and social. In many ways, Revyze looks just like TikTok. But it is focused specifically on educational content for teenagers. “We

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.

Weekly 18: How do VCs choose which startups to fund?

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Welcome to another edition of our new newsletter! You’ll receive the best practical startup advice straight to your inbox every week. In this week’s edition, we share: How VCs choose which startups to fund. How you can sell your startup to VCs with a one-pager.

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Woman Investor Profile Series: Alicia Castillo Holley, Founder & CEO, Wealthing VC

The Seraf Compass

This profile is the eighth in a series of interviews highlighting the work of interesting female investors. Alicia Castillo Holley is an active angel investor in Silicon Valley and the Founder and CEO of The Wealthing VC Club, a boutique investment group of accredited investors that fills rounds led by VCs.

Stability AI, the startup behind Stable Diffusion, raises $101M

TechCrunch

Stability AI, the company funding the development of open source music- and image-generating systems like Dance Diffusion and Stable Diffusion , today announced that it raised $101 million in a funding round led by Coatue and Lightspeed Venture Partners with participation from O’Shaughnessy Ventures LLC.

Henry Ford Was Full of Manure

Entrepreneur's Handbook

The unspoken, unmet need was not “a faster horse” Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup-lessons problem-solving innovation startup entrepreneurship

Payback of Ben Franklin Investment Fuels New Startups

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Members of the Erie community came together to celebrate some of the local innovators who’ve successfully made the leap from start-up to up-and-running and recognized the efforts of some of Ben Franklin Technology Partners’ newest portfolio clients.

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.

Learnings of a CEO: Matt Schulman, Pave, on Hiring

Y Combinator

Welcome to the third edition of Learnings of a CEO. You can read previous editions here. Pave helps companies plan, communicate, and benchmark employee compensation. Today, the company has 160 employees, more than 3,500 customers, and is valued at $1.6B.

Here’s a peek at what’s happening on day one at Disrupt

TechCrunch

Welcome to the first day of TechCrunch Disrupt ! Yeah, baby, we are ready to jump right into a jam-packed day dedicated to the growth and success of the entire early-stage startup ecosystem. Check out our day-one highlights to whet your appetite and then dig in!

Your Pitch Deck Has 1 Minute to Sell Me on Your Startup

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Grab my attention with key information instead of packing the deck with details Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup venture-capital pitch-deck fundraising entrepreneurship

Want to Recruit Top Talent? Start Thinking of Work as a Product That You Sell.

This is going to be BIG.

So many times, I’ve heard founders ask me, “How do I find great engineers?” or “Do you know any awesome marketers?” That always struck me as the wrong way of looking at the problem—but I couldn’t quite figure out why.

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.

Volunteer Position Announcement: Dean of Faculty, Ann and Bill Payne ACA Angel University

Angel Capital Association

The Angel Capital Association is announcing the following prestigious volunteer leadership opportunity: Volunteer Position Announcement: Dean of Faculty, Ann and Bill Payne ACA Angel University.

Zombie startups

TechCrunch

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week’s startup news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here.

The 7 Types of Startup Founders: Why It Matters To You

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Here’s how to find yourself as a founder Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup entrepreneurship founders business

6 Ways a Retreat from Globalization Could Impact Entrepreneurs (For the Better)

Entrepreneurs' Organization

One stark reality exposed by the pandemic is “the fragility that 50 years of purposeful globalization has brought to various countries and markets,” writes Rana Foroohar, Financial Times global business columnist, in her new book, Homecoming: The Path to Prosperity in a Post-Global World.

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.

Revisiting the 9th Summit of the Americas with 3 featured youth delegates?

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Revisiting the 9th Summit of the Americas with 3 featured youth delegates. Photo by Freddie Everett, StateMag. By Jewelle Saunders.

Even decacorns have their challenges

TechCrunch

Welcome to The Interchange ! If you received this in your inbox, thank you for signing up and your vote of confidence. If you’re reading this as a post on our site, sign up here so you can receive it directly in the future.

#51. From $10k to $175 MILLION: Entrepreneurship through diversity w/ Henri Pierre-Jacques

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Learn from the CoFounder of Harlem Capital Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube Welcome to the Entrepreneur’s Handbook Podcast, where we share inspiring startup stories and practical takeaways for you, the listener. Today we welcome Henri Pierre-Jacques, the founder of Harlem Capital.

[OurCrowd in Content Media Solution] JITO Angel Network partners with Israel’s OurCrowd for startup investments

OurCrowd

MUMBAI, October 20, 2022 – JITO Angel Network (JAN), the only global community-based angel network in India, announced a strategic partnership with global venture investing platform OurCrowd.

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.

Get Holiday Ready: Email Sending Best Practices

Campaign Monitor

Q&A with Global Deliverability Manager John Peters.

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AI content platform Jasper raises $125M at a $1.7B valuation

TechCrunch

As the enthusiasm around AI image and text generators grows, Jasper , a startup developing what it describes as an “AI content” platform, has raised $125 million at a $1.7 billion valuation.

Stepping Stones to Innovation: Why goals make you so uninteresting.

Entrepreneur's Handbook

How innovation really works based on lessons from nature. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». entrepreneurship startup product business leadership

[Zoomcar in GlobeNewswire] Zoomcar, the world’s largest emerging market focused car sharing platform, announces $10 million financial investment in connection with the merger with Innovative International Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: IOAC)

OurCrowd

BANGALORE, India, Oct. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As previously announced last week, Zoomcar, Inc.

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.