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How our team found its ideal communication framework—and why it matters

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Getting to your highest and best use can be a long and winding journey. Here’s how to streamline that path. Ari Santiago is an EO Connecticut member and CEO of IT Direct: A Compass MSP Company , a new company formed in 2021 after selling IT Direct, his original company founded in 2002.

How to Launch Your Startup Without Eating Ramen

Entrepreneur's Handbook

5 myths to avoid on the 1st leg of your entrepreneurship journey What you don’t have to eat to pursue your passion (Image from WikiMedia Commons) There is a path to entrepreneurship promoted in Hollywood and there is a path for the rest of us. The former celebrates risk, the latter avoids it.


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7 Exceptional Ways to Make Your Business Stand Out to Lenders


Searching for a small business loan can feel a little bit like hitting the dating scene. You’re researching lenders wondering, “Will they like me? Or will they reject me?”

InBIA Releases Playbook to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in Entrepreneurship Centers


The post InBIA Releases Playbook to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in Entrepreneurship Centers appeared first on InBIA

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!

Paternalism In The Office

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Jason Fried, CEO of Basecamp, posted a message to his team yesterday in which he outlined a bunch of changes they are making to the way they run the business. Some will be familiar as others have done similar things (no more politics on the company’s communication channels, no more committees, rethinking the review process). I think it is a good thing to revisit the ways a company does things and make changes when issues arise.

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Rebecca Minkoff – Reinvent The Rules and Face Your Fears.

Smart Hustle Magazine

Rebecca Minkoff , fashion designer and entrepreneur, shared her story, tips for success and answered questions in the Likeable Business club , on Clubhouse.

Glyscend Therapeutics: simplifying treatments for type 2 diabetes

Venture Well

E-Team Glyscend Therapeutics credits early-stage support for building a foundation that allowed the team to develop a pill mimicking gastric bypass surgery that will revolutionize treatment for type 2 diabetes.

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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

When I was in my early 20s, I had a conversation with my dad. I told him I was against nuclear power because it was dangerous and because it created radioactive waste that we had no idea how to safely dispose of. He replied that there certainly were problems with nuclear energy but that they paled in comparison to those of burning fossil fuels. This was before greenhouse gases and climate change were front and center in my mind and the minds of most people.

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My Startup Failed Six Years Ago. I’ve Been Hiding from My Shame Ever Since.

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Millions of people listened to my Y Combinator-backed startup’s story. This is what happened after everything fell apart. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». life-lessons tech entrepreneurship business startup

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.

Former Microsoft Program Manager Shares His Employee to Entrepreneur Journey


Why is there so much talk about “young” entrepreneurs when the most successful companies (the top 0.1% based on growth of the first five years) are founded by individuals at the average age of 45 ?

advancing preventive health care through biosensor technology: q&a with Noah Hill of Lura Health

Venture Well

Lura Health has created biosensor technology placed on a tooth to aid in preventive health care, delivering real-time updates through a mobile app. The post advancing preventive health care through biosensor technology: q&a with Noah Hill of Lura Health appeared first on VentureWell.

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Knowing When Experience Counts

The Seraf Compass

Intuitive Surgical was founded in 1995 by Dr. Fred Moll and Rob Younge. Its mission was to build and sell commercially feasible, sophisticated robotics for use in surgery.

How to find a Technical Co-Founder for your Startup

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Advice for non-technical founders for finding a serious CTO for your startup Finding a co-founder is hard work. Finding a technical co-founder is even harder. Yet, the benefits of having a technical co-founder make it all worthwhile. A good co-founder will serve as a powerful force multiplier.

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.

Diana Lee – Bootstrapping a Multi-Million Dollar Agency

Smart Hustle Magazine

Diana Lee is the CEO and co-founder of Constellation Agency, an amazing digital platform that helps dealers who sell cars…sell them better. She’s going to share her story of growth and how she scaled growing her business in a tough, competitive market. .

Award-Winning Finance Expert Shares 5 Financial Musts Before Jumping Into Entrepreneurship


So, you want to start your own business — in which you are your own boss and you’re in control of your professional destiny. You’re mentally ready to become an entrepreneur, but the question is: Are you financially ready? Making the leap from side hustler to full-time entrepreneur is a big move.

Extra Crunch roundup: Fintech stays hot, Brex doubles, and startup IRR is up all over


Tech companies in Silicon Valley, the geography, have had an incredible year. But one indicator points to longer-term changes. The internal rate of return (IRR) for companies in other startup hub cities has been even better. A big new analysis by AngelList showed aggregate IRR of 19.4%

I Keep Losing My Best Employees

Entrepreneur's Handbook

And I know I’m the reason, but I refuse to change. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business human-resources entrepreneurship leadership management

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.

Scott Stringer and the Wrong Question

This is going to be BIG.

Mayoral Candidate and current NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer has been accused of sexual assault by a woman who worked for him twenty years ago. He has denied the allegations—a reflection that the wrong question is being centered in the conversation. Did he do it?”

This Entrepreneur Shares How to Start a Six-Figure Side Hustle


Plenty of side hustles can earn you a bit of side income, but only some have the potential to reach six figures per year, especially if you’re working a full-time job, too.

Y Combinator-backed Uiflow wants to accelerate no-code enterprise app creation


TechCrunch recently caught up with recent Y Combinator graduate Uiflow , a startup that is building a no-code enterprise app creation service. If you are thinking wait, don’t a number of companies already do that? , the answer is yes.

Here’s Everything I’ve Learned About Money in the Last 10 Years

Entrepreneur's Handbook

It starts with the ugly side most people are caught in. It ends in a beautiful alternative philosophy. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». money life-lessons entrepreneurship society work

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.”

Why Half of all Startups Fail and the Surprising Secret to Success

Smart Hustle Magazine

Jill Soley, an executive at Issuu unpacks how we can get more startups to not fail. You’re an entrepreneur, with a great product. Maybe you’ve solved an important problem in the world. Or you’ve created a super-addictive app. But, for whatever reason, your creation isn’t flying off the shelves.

Why Tesla’s Open Source Patent Strategy Reinforces the Importance of Patenting


Elon Musk famously announced in an open letter in June of 2014 that Tesla would “not initiate patent lawsuits against anyone who, in good faith, wants to use our technology.”

Thoma Bravo buys cybersecurity vendor Proofpoint for $12.3B in cash


More M&A activity is underway in the red-hot field of cybersecurity. In the latest development, private equity giant Thoma Bravo is buying Proofpoint , the SaaS security vendor, for $12.3 billion in cash.

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How Can Young Entrepreneurs Stop Freaking Out so Much and Save Up Their Energy?

Entrepreneur's Handbook

The techniques my 92-year-old mentor taught me to become a better leader Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business management entrepreneurship leadership startup

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.