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We’re Entering the Stay-Home Economy. Here are 10 Industries That Will Be Winners

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The below article is part of Robert Glazer’s LinkedIn Newsletter series and originally appeared on Glazer’s LinkedIn page. He is the founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners , an affiliation marketing company.

Correlation and Market Meltdowns

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

On the first episode of Howard’s new podcast , his guest said, “in panics, all assets are correlated.” ” I suspect that is true to some extent.

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Building Community Immunity

Co Starters

Practices for building resiliency in the face of disaster. One of the values we live by at CO.STARTERS is that together, we go farther. But what happens when “together” gets cancelled?

Press Ganey Acquires NarrativeDx To Expand AI-Driven Consumer Insights

Dream It

NarrativeDX ( Healthtech - Fall 2014 ) is the latest win for the Dreamit portfolio. Today, the company announced that it is being acquired by health care performance improvement pioneer Press Ganey. Kyle Robertson, Founder and CEO of NarrativeDx.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Stepping Up in Crisis: EO Members Respond to COVID-19

Entrepreneurs' Organization

In times of crisis, entrepreneurs step up to take the lead on creating groundbreaking pathways toward renewal. We asked three EO members what strategies they are implementing at work and in their personal lives as COVID-19 continues to spread.

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Serving the Underserved: The Commons on Champa // Denver, Colorado

Co Starters

“If you’re starting up, start here.” . This is The Commons on Champa’s invitation to underserved leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators in the Denver area. Awaiting the Denver starter is a sequence of programming designed to streamline the success of each entrepreneur—no matter where they come from, what resources are at their disposal, or what their abilities are. . Starters are invited to begin with Will it Fly?,

The Seven Flavors of Capital (for Startups)

Paul G. Silva

Startups need capital to launch and grow. What many entrepreneurs don’t know is that startup capital comes in many different flavors. Each flavor has its own pros and cons and is appropriate for different situations.

EO CEO Carrie Santos: Lean on Experience Share During COVID-19 Crisis

Entrepreneurs' Organization

We all are waking up to find ourselves in an altered world each morning. We can flip through the news on our phones about which countries imposed travel restrictions, and which offices and services in our communities are no longer functioning.

Welcoming New Partner and Global Digital Transformation Expert Flavio Dias as We Step Up Our Presence in Brazil

500

I first met Flavio in 2013, when he co-invested alongside 500 Startups in Olist, one of Brazil’s largest online marketplaces–which recently raised a Series C round.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Serving the Underserved: The Commons on Champa // Denver, Colorado

Co Starters

“If you’re starting up, start here.” . This is The Commons on Champa’s invitation to underserved leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators in the Denver area.

Ample Hills Bankruptcy and Recovery: What Happened and What's Next for a Beloved Brand

This is going to be BIG.

As a seed stage investor, I know the math. Half the companies I invest in won’t provide a financial return. Another forty percent or so will go sideways a bit, and the last ten percent will drive most of the gains for my investors. Leveraging up a company with venture dollars in an attempt to grow to a national or world class brand can be a risky proposition.

Funding Friday: The Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation Relief Fund

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I mentioned in yesterday’s post that when this is all over, I can’t wait to go to my favorite restaurants and enjoy their hospitality and food. If they are able to re-open. While many industries are facing difficult times in this crisis, the restaurant and hospitality industry is particularly hard hit. So for today’s funding friday, I am encouraging everyone to do what I did this morning – make a donation to the Restaurant Workers Community Foundation Relief Fund.

Data-Driven Hope

GAN

Staying Mentally and Emotionally Healthy in the Midst of COVID-19. This is an interesting time. You’re getting no shortage of emails coming to your inbox about how this is “unprecedented” and “difficult.”

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Serving the Underserved: The Commons on Champa // Denver, Colorado

Co Starters

“If you’re starting up, start here.” . This is The Commons on Champa’s invitation to underserved leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators in the Denver area. Awaiting the Denver starter is a sequence of programming designed to streamline the success of each entrepreneur—no matter where they come from, what resources are at their disposal, or what their abilities are. . Starters are invited to begin with Will it Fly?,

innovating infection prevention: five startups slowing the spread of disease worldwide

Venture Well

We’re highlighting VentureWell-supported innovators that are innovating infection prevention to end the spread of diseases worldwide. The post innovating infection prevention: five startups slowing the spread of disease worldwide appeared first on VentureWell.

Howard and Fred On Panic With Friends

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I promised to post this once it is live and it went live today. So here it is: USV TEAM POSTS: Nick Grossman — Mar 17, 2020 The Great Shift to Video Albert Wenger — Mar 16, 2020 COVID19 What’s Next? Innovation FTW Bethany Crystal — Mar 12, 2020 Keep Calm and Stay Human. life lessons stocks

RVI’s first virtual angel group meeting a success, here is how we did it

Paul G. Silva

The River Valley Investors angel group just ran our first virtual meeting today. In case anything we learned can be valuable, below is a copy of a blog post we just published on our blog showing what we did to make it work. I know several other groups already ran virtual, so I’d love to hear any other best practices people have patched together.

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

SIX PA STARTUPS RECEIVED AN INVESTMENT FROM BEN FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Every year, dozens of PA startups get their start with Ben Franklin Technology Partners.

rethinking water in the age of climate change

Venture Well

These E-Teams are part of a new generation of ventures that are rethinking how society uses, manages, and protects water in the age of climate change. The post rethinking water in the age of climate change appeared first on VentureWell.

New Faces At USV

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

We onboarded our new analyst team over the last few weeks at USV. As is our tradition, they have each written a “hello world” blog post on usv.com introducing themselves. They are: David. Hannah. Hanel. I can’t imagine how hard and surreal it must be to join a new firm just as we are all starting to work from home.

7 Reasons COVID-19 Will Not be the Downfall of Coworking

GCUC

“Nothing, absolutely nothing, can replace face-to-face communication” —Liz Elam, 2013 on stage at GCUC We are going to face some hard months ahead as. The post 7 Reasons COVID-19 Will Not be the Downfall of Coworking appeared first on GCUC Community. Sustainability Community Health and Well-being

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Our Vision and Call for Collaboration in the Face of COVID-19

Impact Hub

At a truly unsettling time, the Impact Hub network believes that our responsibility for one another should override our fear! . COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Until some weeks ago, you had probably never heard of it.

Coworking Space Members: It's a girl!

Deskmag

Women have become the majority among members in the past year. Freelancers continue to be an important target group, all the more so in coworking spaces located in smaller geographical areas. What’s more, proportionally a growing percentage of members are working in those areas as well!

Outschool needs 5,000 teachers to start offering online classes in the next 2 weeks

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I tweeted on friday that our portfolio company Outschool , which offers live K12 classes delivered by real teachers over video, would be offering free classes to those who need them for their kids and can’t afford to buy them right now: "we’re announcing that we will be making $100K worth of Outschool classes free for public school K-12 students affected by school closures.

i2E’s support continues to help Stillwater’s MaxQ Research flourish with medical packaging technology

Innovation 2 Enterprise

By Scott Meacham. i2E’s connection to MaxQ Research, a Stillwater company that creates validated packaging systems for blood and other biologics, actually began with the 2012 Governor’s Cup, now the Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup, Oklahoma’s statewide collegiate business plan competition sponsored by Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores. MaxQ was one of the competing business plans. We have been working together ever since.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!