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Turn Your Passion into a Business: 3 Steps for Purpose-Driven Startups

StartupNation

Purpose-driven companies are all around us, replacing profit with a greater good.

Transforming the Workplace with Hybrid Models

StartupNation

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the workplace as we know it, with remote and hybrid work options expected to continue well into the future.

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The Web3 Ice Age

Entrepreneur's Handbook

There’s no better time to build than a complete crash Who doesn’t love an Ice Age? The music has stopped,” The New York Times announced last week. The paper of record explained: “A global industry worth hundreds of billions of dollars rose up practically overnight. Now it is crashing down.”

How EO helped me realize my dream of launching a hospice

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed to EO by Chris Warburton of EO Detroit, who is the founder of both Balanced Home Care and his passion project, Lily Hospice. We’re all born, and we all die. We celebrate the day of our birth each year, even though we don’t remember our birth.

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.

Impact Investor Profile Series: Peter Adams, Managing Director, Rockies Venture Fund

The Seraf Compass

This profile is the third in a series of interviews highlighting the work of interesting impact investors. Peter Adams is a Colorado-based author, investor, speaker, educator and community leader.

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Place, Policy, & Partnership Beyond Silicon Valley

Revolution

Last month, we gathered more than 150 investors across 42 states with more than $180 billion in assets under management to explore new frontiers in regional investment. Our inaugural Beyond Silicon Valley Summit was timely for several reasons. First, 2022 marked ten years of Rise of the Rest?—?a

Common Small Business Challenges and How to Solve Them

StartupNation

Owning a small business is a dream for many. The freedom, creativity and potential for growth it brings are all desirable factors. However, running a small business comes with as many challenges as it does rewards. If you’re aware of a problem, it becomes easier to fix.

Too Much Inventory Can Harm Your Business – 10 Tips

Smart Hustle Magazine

Running a business successfully takes accurate planning and forecasting. It’s normal to have the number of clients you service fluctuate over time and for business to come in surges and spurts.

The Web3 Marketing Stack: The Next Big Wave in Crypto

Tomasz Tunguz

For web3 startups to thrive, their marketing teams will need to spend marketing dollars to acquire users efficiently. Existing marketing technology won’t work for web3. Web2 marketing employs the cookie as the primary identifier of a person, not a wallet.

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.

500 Founders: Thomas Clyma, Tina Chou, DEAN BROWN & Knight Hou

NZ Entrepreneur

Want to tap in to the best startup advice from entrepreneurs who are out there doing it? Welcome to ‘500 Founders’ where we ask startup founders and innovators from around New Zealand, What is one piece of advice you would give to people working on their first startup and why?

Be Proactive, Do the Legwork for Food Truck Business Success

StartupNation

Even with soaring inflation, people always need to eat, and most workers need a convenient place to grab lunch. That’s why the food truck business has become so attractive to entrepreneurs.

Wilco gamifies your path through your software engineering career

TechCrunch

Israeli startup Wilco describes itself as “an immersive upskilling platform for software developers,” and snuck out of stealth this week with its first public version, and a stash-box with $7 million worth of fresh seed funding. It’s just weird enough that it’s the kind of thing I completely love.

Bezos' Shareholder Letter in 2000

Tomasz Tunguz

It’s been a brutal year for many in the capital markets and certainly for Amazon.com shareholders. As of this writing, our shares are down more than 80 percent from when I wrote you last year. Jeff Bezos wrote this to start his annual shareholder letter in the year 2000.

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.

Should You Join a Startup Accelerator?

Entrepreneur's Handbook

There are hundreds of accelerators, but do they actually help? Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». founders startup entrepreneurship accelerator venture-capital

How to Harness the Power of Mobile Messaging for Your Business

StartupNation

We use mobile messaging apps daily, in both our professional and personal lives. Thus, it’s understandable that many startups are using them for work during these unprecedented times. But how can startups harness the power of messaging apps when it comes to business?

VCs shouldn’t confuse risk management with not funding diverse founders

TechCrunch

The news that funding for Black founders is falling was no shock to the Black community, much of which was raised with the aphorism, “when white America catches a cold, Black America gets pneumonia.” ” U.S.

How VCs Value Rainbow Foals in 2022

Tomasz Tunguz

When Aileen Lee published “Welcome to the Unicorn Club” - the article that coined the word unicorn for a $1b startup - the average public SaaS company commanded a market cap of $1.5b.

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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.

Weekly #10: Vet your startup like a VC

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.

How To (Safely) Set Up a Crypto Wallet for Your Small Business

StartupNation

As a business owner, you’re always looking for new and innovative ways to reduce costs and increase profits while providing better service and more value to your customers.

Thepeer, an API-based startup that connects African businesses, raises $2.1M, led by Raba Partnership

TechCrunch

Thepeer , an African tech infrastructure startup connecting businesses’ wallets, has raised a $2.1 million seed round led by the Raba Partnership.

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Defending a Startups Greatest Asset through Recession & Recovery

Tomasz Tunguz

Yesterday, Office Hours welcomed Lee Kirkpatrick , former CFO at Twilio to share his experiences managing through three different recessions: the dotcom era, the Global Financial Crisis, and today. Lee headed finance for the company from $15m in ARR to more than $1b. In addition, Lee shared his view on usage-based pricing and defending a startup’s great asset, talent, from poaching during the next recovery. Usage-Based Pricing. Twilio was one of the pioneers of usage-based pricing.

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.

The “Garage Startup” Is Officially Dead

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Are you ready for what’s coming next? Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». work startup founders business entrepreneurship

WJR Business Beat: Omnichannel Retail Works Best (Episode 428)

StartupNation

You must be both online and offline in an omnichannel approach to have the best odds of success, Jeff Sloan says on this episode of the Business Beat. Tune in below to learn why: . Tune in to News/Talk 760 AM WJR weekday mornings at 7:11 a.m. for the WJR Business Beat.

Vietnam-based Anfin makes stock investing accessible

TechCrunch

Based in Vietnam, Anfin wants to turn more people into stock investors with features like fractional trading and in-app communities. The Y Combinator alum announced today it has raised a $4.8

Staying Positive

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

The last six months have been a challenging time for tech and tech startups. Macro events have weighed on the sector, valuations have come crashing down, revenue growth has slowed (or stopped), and layoffs are happening across the sector. Many of the folks I work with are frustrated. The things that were working in their business stopped working and they can’t get it moving again. They are struggling to project the business and plan for the year and next year.

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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.