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4 EO Members Share Lessons From Early Entrepreneurial Projects

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Kym Huynh, an EO Melbourne member, EO Global Communications Committee member, and co-founder of WeTeachMe. Kym is fascinated by entrepreneurs and their journeys, so he asked EO members from various chapters to share their experiences.

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5 High-Converting Strategies Most Entrepreneurs Are Afraid to Implement

Entrepreneur's Handbook

If you don’t embrace the tactics that scare you, you’ll never know how much opportunity you’re leaving on the table. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». sales marketing startup entrepreneurship business

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Cultivating Inclusivity: Why Mentorship Matters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Venture Well

Find out how to provide mentorship to students who may not feel like they belong in innovation and entrepreneurship. The post Cultivating Inclusivity: Why Mentorship Matters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship appeared first on VentureWell.

Sales Efficiency through Covid : Reading the Tea Leaves for Startups

Tomasz Tunguz

In 2017, SaaS companies reported their cost of customer acquisition had increased by 65% in the previous five year period. What happened to these figures during Covid? We can examine the sales efficiency of public software companies to get a sense.

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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.

OpenAI will give roughly 10 AI startups $1M each and early access to its systems

TechCrunch

OpenAI, the San Francisco-based lab behind AI systems like GPT-3 and DALL-E 2, today launched a new program to provide early-stage AI startups with capital and access to OpenAI tech and resources. Called Converge, the cohort will be financed by the OpenAI Startup Fund , OpenAI says.

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How to Get Started Mapping Your Entrepreneurial Ecosystem [Updated]

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Want to map your entrepreneurship ecosystem but don’t know how to get started? Start here! Note: I originally published this article in 2019 to share my lessons-learned from mapping a local ecosystem.

Impact Investor Profile Series: Marcia Hooper, Partner, Branch Venture Group, LLC

The Seraf Compass

This profile is the fifth in a series of interviews highlighting the work of interesting impact investors.

Meet Seoul-based accelerator SparkLabs’ 19th batch of startups 

TechCrunch

SparkLabs Korea , a Seoul-based seed to early-stage accelerator, held a demo Day on Thursday for its 19th cohort of companies. The latest demo day marks its tenth year after SparkLabs launched its accelerator program in December 2012.

Your eye of the needle: Do you worry over bottlenecks?

Berkonomics

Here’s your question to ponder…. Think for a minute whether there is any process or person that could be classed as the eye of the needle in your organization. Is there anything, process or person, that stalls the flow of work from start to finish?

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.

Introducing: Stories of Oklahoma Innovation

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Today we are launching the new i2E blog, Stories of Oklahoma Innovation. Each week, we will publish a blog taken from our actual experience working with Oklahoma’s entrepreneurs to build new, innovative technology companies. . Expect a real-world view. .

3 Common Phrases Investors Say That Entrepreneurs Completely Misunderstand

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Investors aren’t always great at telling founders what they’re really thinking. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». venture-capital entrepreneurship business fundraising startup

Stability AI backs effort to bring machine learning to biomed

TechCrunch

Stability AI , the venture-backed startup behind the text-to-image AI system Stable Diffusion, is funding a wide-ranging effort to apply AI to the frontiers of biotech.

Top tips to protect your small business against a cyber attack

NZ Entrepreneur

As the adoption of digital tools has become increasingly more important for doing business, it’s crucial that business owners know how to protect themselves and their operations against cyber-attacks, says MYOB’s Head of Information and Cyber Security, Peter Wolski.

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.

Local Startups to Receive Investment from Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

On Monday, October 24th, Ben Franklin Technology Partners hosted an Entrepreneur Investment Presentation that celebrated five local companies receiving funding. These startups, located in the Harrisburg, York, and Lancaster regions will use the investment to leap from start-up to up-and-running.

How Much Should You Discount for Black Friday?

Startup Blogpost

How much should you discount for Black Friday? To help you determine what discounts are best to offer as a startup or small business for Black Friday, we asked marketing professionals, startup founders and business leaders this question for their best insights.

Meet Budibase, a low-code open-source web app builder with automations

TechCrunch

Goanna’s Wyeth is Pioneering the Algorand NFT Ecosystem

Jason Malki

I had the pleasure of interviewing Ben Wyeth is the founder of Goanna NFT project, Algorand’s highest grossing NFT collection.

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.

Three Learnings for Startups after Big Tech’s Q3 Earnings Beatdown

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Investors are punishing Big Tech for several strategic errors Photo: Unsplash 65% of S&P 500 companies have already reported Q3 2022 earnings, and 70% have beaten earnings expectations, consistent with the 10-year average. MUCH better than most investors feared.

Newsletter: Your private air vehicle is here

OurCrowd

Rapyd Ventures backs Indian fintech-as-a-service startup Decentro

TechCrunch

India’s Decentro , the Y Combinator-backed startup that helps companies enter the fintech market by deploying its APIs, has raised $4.7 million in a Series A round.

Alchemon’s Cannon is Bringing the Newest Play-to-Earn Video Game to Algorand

Jason Malki

I had the pleasure of interviewing Cliff Cannon, the CEO of Alchemon. He’s an Algorand-enthusiast (read: maximalist) with nearly a decade of experience in the tech industry. His background includes the role of CEO of the software development company Prosper I.T. Consulting.

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.

How Will You Reach Millions of Customers?

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Go-to-market strategy is the leading cause of startup death Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup-lessons venture-capital go-to-market entrepreneurship startup

[Cyfirma in Cyfirma] FinTech Alliance Philippines and CYFIRMA sign strategic partnership at Singapore FinTech Festival 2022 to help digital financial firms strengthen cybersecurity

OurCrowd

Former Yext CEO launches Roam to provide a virtual HQ for distributed teams

TechCrunch

Roam , which bills itself as a “cloud HQ” for distributed, remote companies, today emerged from stealth with $30 million in Series A funding led by IVP with participation from undisclosed angel investors. The tranche, which comes after a previously unannounced $10.6

Translate Your Idea into a Compelling Business Model

Gust

A business model is the idea that underlies a successful business. It describes how the business creates value for customers, delivers that value to them, and captures a portion of the value for its owners.

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.