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Cities are Like Startups

Revolution

2021: The Great Acceleration of the Rise of the Rest & the End of “Silicon X Syndrome.” Part I) Cities are Like Startups Cities are like startups. And like many other industries, “business as usual” has been completely disrupted by the coronavirus.

Innovation 2021 – Is Remote Work Killing Corporate Innovation?

UBI Global

This is how to keep the innovation flowing in today’s remote work environment The concept of remote work isn’t new by any means, but with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies had to quickly embrace the concept as the new normal.

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The Fastest Growing Sectors of Startup Fundraising in 2020

Tomasz Tunguz

From time to time, I chart the fastest growing categories of startup investment in the US for seed through Series C. Here are 2015 , 2017 , This year, I was certain the categories would have been influenced by COVID19.

Today’s entrepreneurs weigh in: Is entrepreneurship a lonely journey?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

At the core of Entrepreneurs’ Organization ‘s mission is helping entrepreneurs achieve their full potential. And one of the most powerful ways to accomplish this is by encouraging valuable experience sharing.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

big ideas 2021: a bold path forward for innovation and entrepreneurship education

Venture Well

For 25 years, VentureWell has closely supported early-stage STEM entrepreneurs who are designing groundbreaking innovations for the world’s most urgent problems. This year, we’ll be exploring four big ideas that are critical to addressing the challenges ahead.

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Six Months Later

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

In early June, I wrote this post explaining that I and we need to do more to reduce the inequality issues for Black people in tech, venture capital, and startups. I think MLK day is a good time to talk about what has happened since that post.

Warrior strategies to help you thrive in 2021

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Tui Cordemans, an entrepreneur based in Melbourne, Australia. Tui is the cofounder and creative director at Koh Living. When I ponder over the concept of uncertainty and how uncertain we are feeling about 2021, I realise that in reality, the future is never certain.

State embraces collaborative culture with Oklahoma Innovation Model

Innovation 2 Enterprise

By Scott Meacham. We are in difficult times — and when times are difficult, individuals, business, and even entire states have to do things differently. Think back to what was happening in Oklahoma in the eighties.

How and when to build marketing teams at deep tech companies

TechCrunch

Deep tech startups develop cutting-edge innovations with the power to truly revolutionize society. The founding team members at these companies often come from deeply technical backgrounds, which powers rapid product progress but can create bottlenecks on the go-to-market side.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Knife to a Gunfight - Startup Technology & IP

The Seraf Compass

We all love toys, new ideas, shiny new baubles. Part of the fun of investing in early stage companies relates to the joy we get in trying out new products or imagining how the world will be a better place when a new medical device comes to market. But you have to look beyond the prototype, ignore the flashy product demo, and really dig into the technology before you write that check

4 Startup Lessons This Entrepreneur Learned From Playing Semi-Pro Volleyball

StartupNation

As a startup co-founder, I’m constantly looking for lessons that will help me be a better leader, partner and innovator. Sometimes those lessons come from surprising places. I’ve been playing semi-professional volleyball with my co-founder at Routefusion, Richard Scappaticci, for three years.

5 Reasons to Be a Part of a Business Community

Smart Hustle Magazine

Being a part of the business community plays a critical role in the success of small business owners. If you look at the thriving small business owners, you will find that most of them are outstanding community players.

The only take about the future of media is that media is the future

TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Equity , TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we — Natasha and Danny and Alex and Grace — had more than a little to noodle over, but not so much that we blocked out a second episode.

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

How to Start a Biotech Company on a Budget

Y Combinator

Running a biotech company is capital intensive, and this can make it intimidating to get started. Founders sometimes face a chicken and egg problem: how do you make progress without millions of dollars in funding, and how do you raise millions of dollars in funding without having made progress?

From Employee to Entrepreneur: Becoming Your Own Boss in 2021

StartupNation

Plenty of people dream of launching their own business, but then they undermine themselves, coming up with reasons to put off their dream just a little longer. And then they put it off again. And again. Maybe they don’t feel like they have the capital to pull it off.

Flexible VCs With Structures Between Equity and Revenue-Based Investing

David Teten - VC

(co-written with Jamie Finney, Founding Partner at Greater Colorado Venture Fund. His work on VC and small communities can be found at greatercolorado.vc/blog. blog. ). This essay is part of a series on alternative VC: I: Revenue-Based Investing: a new option for founders who care about control. II: Who are the major Revenue-Based Investing VCs? III: Why are Revenue-Based VCs investing in so many women and underrepresented founders? IV: Should your new VC fund use Revenue-Based Investing?

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Prosus Ventures leads $30 million investment in Indian agritech startup DeHaat

TechCrunch

Once overlooked, agritech startups are beginning to have a moment in India.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

Don’t Think You Need a Business Coach? Think Again.

Smart Hustle Magazine

Another year is ending. And what a year it has been! Have you been struggling to meet your goals amidst the chaos the world has brought? Are you even sure what you truly want your goals to be? If that sounds like you, then there’s never a better time than the present to work with a business coach.

LLC or Corporation: Which Entity is Best For My Business?

StartupNation

Two of the most popular entity formations for business incorporation are limited liability companies (LLCs) and corporations. Both entities provide startup owners with certain benefits, and one of the biggest benefits is limited liability.

Venture-Backed Studio is Offering $300K + Equity + Salary to “Wannabe” Startup Founders

Entrepreneur's Handbook

But the selection process is tough Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». investing entrepreneurship startup economy business

Startups at CES showed how tech can help elderly people and their caregivers

TechCrunch

The COVID-19 pandemic shined a harsh spotlight on the challenges many elderly people face. Older adults are among the highest-risk groups for developing cases that need hospitalization and nursing homes were especially vulnerable to outbreaks.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

A Conversation with Lori Greinger from Shark Tank: Ramon Hosts the Verizon Small Business Webinar Series

Smart Hustle Magazine

Ramon Ray got to host the Verizon Small Business Webinar Series with special guest Lori Greinger. You may know her as the warm-blooded shark from the Emmy-winning ABC series, Shark Tank. She’s also an inventor with 120 patents and the author of the bestselling book Invent It, Sell It, Bank It!

How to Build a Better Brand Through Content Curation

StartupNation

As an entrepreneur, you’re always on the lookout for ways to bring more organic traffic to your website.

Ten-Nine Technologies

Innovation 2 Enterprise

About Ten-Nine Tech Ten-Nine Technologies is dedicated to developing new materials for new economies. Venture-backed and based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, it is led by founder and inventor Paige Johnson.

Porsche and Axel Springer increase investment into their APX accelerator to €55M

TechCrunch

Berlin-based early-stage fund APX today announced that its two investors, European publisher Axel Springer and sports car maker Porsche , have increased their investment in the fund to a total of €55 million.

Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.