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Finding your startup’s valuation: 5 factors to consider

TechCrunch

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.

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Can You Create Culture In A Remote Work World?

Smart Hustle Magazine

Company culture isn’t just about ping pong tables and happy hours. It’s the set of values, behaviors, and beliefs that shape how your employees work together and how they interact with customers.

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The Role of a Recruiter and HR in Small Business

StartupNation

You’ve launched your business and it’s humming along. Like most entrepreneurs, you wear plenty of hats, including chief human resources (HR) and recruitment officer. Here’s the problem, though: You can’t handle all your employee-related responsibilities forever.

The Founder Resolve

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Investing in founder-led businesses is comforting to me. They have the ability to see the forest through the trees and do what is necessary to evolve the business. Two great examples of this are Microsoft in the mid 90s and Facebook a decade ago.

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.

5 steps to avoid cybersecurity complacency

Entrepreneurs' Organization

While you’re likely aware of the dangers of an unprotected IT system, it’s easy to think that a cyberattack or data theft won’t ever happen to you.

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A KPI for Corporate Innovation: The Valuation Index

Paul G. Silva

Leaders of global corporations are under intense pressure to grow their valuation by hitting aggressive revenue, margin, and EBITDA targets. Acquirers pay a valuation premium on recurring, high-margin, and high-growth product revenue.

How Caribbean entrepreneurs are tackling climate change with their businesses?

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

How Caribbean entrepreneurs are tackling climate change with their businesses. By Shannon Courtney. To preserve and protect the Earth for our communities, we must make a collective investment to ensure that generations of global citizens have access to clean and healthy environments.

Tech Year NYC

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Tech:NYC is launching a new initiative, Tech Year NYC , which helps young people from underrepresented backgrounds get access to careers in NYC’s fast-growing tech sector. Tech Year NYC is a rollup of several existing city programs into a single point of entry and engagement for tech companies and students. The idea is to make it easier for local tech companies to engage with this population and easier for the students to get access to these pathways to jobs.

Angel Investing by the Numbers: Valuation, Capitalization and Startup Economics

The Seraf Compass

In the sport of Major League Baseball, the greatest hitters are those who get a hit just one out of every three times at bat and a home run 5 or 6 times out of 100 at bats.

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.

The Stock Dive: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Market

This is going to be BIG.

I’ve been asked by portfolio companies and plenty of others about how they should be changing their strategy given the stock market pullback and what they’ve been hearing on “VC twitter”.

This Entrepreneur Shares Key Takeaways from Launching Her Direct-to-Consumer E-Commerce Brand

StartupNation

As a child, I watched my mother’s generation attempt direct-to-consumer business in a, shall we say, clunky fashion. They held Tupperware parties and loaded up the car with Avon deliveries. Before I knew what direct-to-consumer was, I wasn’t interested.

Funding Friday: The $2.5mm Match

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I blogged about the $1k Project For Ukraine a couple of months ago. Since then over 5,000 families in Ukraine have gotten a $1k gift, no strings attached, to help them survive during this crisis. That is $5mm of direct aid to families in Ukraine. Yesterday, Stewart Butterfield, the founder of Slack, tweeted that he and Jen Rubio will be matching another $2.5mm of $1k donations over the next 48 hours, starting at mid-day yesterday. "All”

Luna Brothers, Inc.

Entrepreneur's Handbook

( Any views expressed in the below are the personal views of the author and should not form the basis for making investment decisions, nor be construed as a recommendation or advice to engage in investment transactions.

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.

How Can Small Biz Connect with Big Brands?

Smart Hustle Magazine

Do you dream about partnering your small business with a multi-million dollar brand? Exposure to industry giants can bring entrepreneurs new opportunities to create and sell to different markets. And with the right gumption, anything is possible.

Why SMBs Shouldn’t Be Afraid of AI

StartupNation

Data overload is a common challenge that unites businesses of all sizes; whether they’re multinational corporations with millions of customer records, or small and medium businesses (SMB) with hundreds of receipts to log.

Hugging Face reaches $2 billion valuation to build the GitHub of machine learning

TechCrunch

Hugging Face has closed a new round of funding. It’s a $100 million Series C round with a big valuation. Following today’s funding round, Hugging Face is now worth $2 billion. Lux Capital is leading the round, with Sequoia and Coatue investing in the company for the first time.

Why I Quit a $450k Engineering Job at Netflix

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Playing it safe is the riskiest choice of all Golden handcuffs?—?when when you stay at a job that you’d rather quit only for the money. I thought I was going to stay at Netflix forever. Top of market pay. Freedom and responsibility. Unlimited PTO. What more could you ask for?

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

10 Financial Decisions Before Starting Your First Business

Smart Hustle Magazine

Some people believe that launching a business is stressful. Uncertainty exists no matter how well you plan your to-do list or schedule your time. However, there are two sides to a coin.

5 Ways to Leverage Crypto to Scale Your Business

StartupNation

For businesses to grow and scale, they need to find new and innovative ways to improve their products and services and make their business processes more efficient. One way that many businesses are achieving these goals is by tapping into the world of cryptocurrency.

FIND OUT WHO WILL WIN THIS YEARS’ $50,000 PA WILDS BIG IDEA CONTEST!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

DuBois, PA – In partnership with the PA WILDS Center for Entrepreneurship, Ben Franklin Technology Partners recently sponsored a BIG IDEA contest targeting innovators working in the maker economy, forest products, outdoors and recreation, and even tech-manufacturing.

To Quit Your Job and Reach Financial Freedom, All You Need Is Two Clients from DMs

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Too many of you overthink what it takes. Let me show you. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup money freelancing entrepreneurship business

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

Salesforce acquires Troops.ai to make useful Slack bots

TechCrunch

Proving that there’s an appetite for bots, Salesforce today announced that it will acquire Troops.ai, a bot-based service that integrates with Slack to make it easier for sales teams to retrieve and update data across Salesforce’s various systems.

Why General Liability Insurance Isn’t Enough on its Own

StartupNation

General liability insurance is just that—general.

Five Mid-Year Predictions for Web3

Tomasz Tunguz

The past three days may be the most eventful in web3 ever. Crypto assets have fallen by half or more, following their software counterparts. The attack on an algorithmic stablecoin’s peg harkens back to Druckenmiller breaking the Bank of England. All the tumult in the crypto markets will catalyze change. Here are my five mid-year predictions for the major evolutions that arise in response. Consolidation.

Printing on Shirts Doesn’t Sound Exciting?—?Yet, My Friend Started in 2021 With $600K Annual Sales

Entrepreneur's Handbook

He never needed a pitch deck or a business plan Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». investing startup money entrepreneurship business

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.