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10 Reasons Why Your Growth is Slowing Down

Entrepreneur's Handbook

And why it’s your biggest opportunity Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook »

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In its emptiness, there is the function of a startup

A Smart Bear: Longform

Everything about a startup changes over time. The few things that don't, are its essence. The voyage is meaningless, unless you decide what those things are.

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Venture Capital Prospecting: How To Raise a VC Fund [Part III]

The Seraf Compass

In Part I of this article we addressed trends in VC fundraising, the roles played by GPs and LPs, and key questions fund managers should expect during the prospecting process. In Part II we looked at the primary elements of a fund prospectus and the critical skills every fund manager should possess. Now let's dive into fund size and sources of capital.

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Indonesian Startup Stockbit and Singapore-based Fullerton Join Forces to Expand Wealth Management Solutions

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register Stockbit Investa Bersama (Stockbit), an Indonesian digital investment platform, and Fullerton Fund Management Company (Fullerton), a Singapore-based investment specialist, have jointly acquired Ayers Asia Asset Management, a Jakarta-based asset management firm.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Misconceptions in Tech: Career Insights from VP of Sales at Venture-backed Startup.

Jason Malki

I had the pleasure of interviewing Riley Juliar, an enterprise sales leader with over a decade of tech sales experience whose work helped contribute to two liquidity events, first an IPO and acquisition at HomeAway, and later an IPO at SurveyMonkey. He’s since led sales at a number of venture-backed startups and is currently Vice President of Sales at Dray Alliance , a technology platform for containerized cargo in the supply chain.

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Lifeforce’s Series A Funding Advances Innovative Health Optimization Platform

American Entrepreneurship

Health and wellness startup’s support draws from prominent celebrities, top medical experts and prominent investor backing Healthcare consumers continue to seek alternative ways to manage their health, according to a Gallup study conducted in late 2022. Consumer frustration with their existing healthcare has spurred innovation, in particular, emerging health focused digital platforms such as Lifeforce that have received investor funding.

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Malaysia’s Bayo Pay bags $2.4m in Series A round led by VentureTECH SBI

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register VentureTECH SBI and VentureTECH have jointly invested 10 million Malaysian ringgit ($2.4 million) in Bayo Pay , a licensed Mastercard Non-Bank E-Money Issuer. The funding round, led by VentureTECH SBI, aims to accelerate the growth of Bayo Pay’s core business and bolster its B2B2X white label Digital Payment-as-a-Service solutions, supporting the rise of fintech startups in Malay

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How Big is the Market for Your Product?

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Get investors excited about the opportunity without losing credibility Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook »

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Unveiling the Insights of Dr. Steve Goldberg: A Journey Through Tech Investing and Innovation

Jason Malki

I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Steve Goldberg, a Partner at Finistere Ventures , an early-stage venture capital fund focused on the food and agricultural ecosystems. With a rich background in engineering and extensive experience as a CEO, Steve has made significant contributions to the tech startup landscape. He previously held positions at renowned companies such as Venrock, Nokia, Cylink Corporation, Trimble Navigation, and Hewlett Packard.

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Statement of Cash Flows vs. Cash Flow Statement

Speaker: Wayne Spivak - President and Chief Financial Officer of SBA * Consulting LTD, Industry Writer, and Public Speaker

The old adages that "cash is king" and "you can’t spend profits" still hold true today. But however well-known these sayings might be, it requires a change in mindset to properly implement a cash flow management system that predicts your business's runaway as accurately as possible. Key to this new mindset is understanding the difference between the Statement of Cash Flows, a historical look at the source and uses of cash, and the Cash Flow Statement, which uses transaction history and forward-l

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Early-stage biopharma company Uvax Bio chooses Delaware for $8M investment in next level of growth

American Entrepreneurship

Expansion of vaccine research, development and commercialization operations bringing 63 new jobs to Newark over next three years WILMINGTON, Del. ( October 24, 2022 ) – Uvax Bio LLC , an early-stage biopharmaceutical company with cutting-edge vaccine platform technology that has produced both COVID-19 and HIV-1 vaccine candidates, has chosen to grow in Newark, Delaware, where it has been headquartered since forming in 2018.

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Echelon Asia Summit 2023: Stage Set for Tech Industry Advancement and Innovation from June 14-15

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register Echelon Asia Summit, the highly anticipated tech event, has unveiled its content for the upcoming 2023 edition, scheduled for June 14-15. With over 60 confirmed speakers and several pending, the event promises to be a platform for honest and impactful discussions.

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3 Backwards Sales Tricks to Increase Your Close Rate (And Make Customers Like You)

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Your sales strategy may be sending the wrong message; if you send the right one, customers won’t even feel like you’re selling.

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Could you be the next Ford, Jobs or Musk?

Berkonomics

Well, it’s a fair question. Note that none of these three famous innovators were inventors like Thomas Edison, but visionaries who see a new marketplace or niche or how to reach the mass market in ways not previously attempted. Innovation does not always equal invention. Leaders and companies that innovate new products, services and methods of delivery are the ones that stand out in a crowded business world, especially when attempting to gain recognition among the throngs of competitors visible

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How to Avoid the Pain and Cost of PCI Compliance While Optimizing Payments

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security, Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars, and Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

PCI compliance can feel challenging and sometimes the result feels like you are optimizing more for security and compliance than you are for business outcomes. The key is to take the right strategy to PCI compliance that gets you both. In this webinar, we have a great set of panelists who will take you through how Zero Data strategies can be used as part of a well-rounded compliance and security approach, and get you to market much sooner by also allowing for payment optimization.

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Juno Legal

NZ Entrepreneur

In Founder Focus we introduce entrepreneurs and innovators working on our next generation of new business startups, social enterprises and small businesses. At a glance Founder: Helen Mackay Business: Juno Legal Founded: 3 April 2017 HQ: Wellington Can you tell us a bit about your business? Juno Legal provides on-demand in-house legal services to businesses and public sector entities in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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500 Global leads $1.2m Seed funding in social networking startup WeGoWhere

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register Global venture capital investor 500 Global takes the lead in a $1.2 million Seed funding round for WeGoWhere , a Thailand -based social networking platform committed to enhancing offline social interactions. The round also saw participation from Goodwater Capital, Wing Vasiksiri, Peng T.

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A New Generation of Startup Founders

Entrepreneur's Handbook

My conversation with 15-year-old founder Eric Zhu Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook »

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An Entrepreneurial Vision of Greener Data Centers Helping to Build Underserved Communities

American Entrepreneurship

Tom Frazier is the co-founder and CEO of Redivider, which follows his 25-year corporate career in technology to become a visionary entrepreneur driving transformational and disruptive architectural initiatives in future tech, B2B, and public sectors. Tom shares how he pulled together resources to build data centers in Opportunity Zones across the U.S., the important elements for entrepreneurial success, as well as how the impact of AI on startups and how founders can incorporate AI and other tec

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Every startup and innovation project exists within an ecosystem that either helps or hurts that project. As innovation managers, we need to keep a pulse of that ecosystem and make sure we're helping those innovation projects we're managing every step of the way. 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

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Announcing Our New Pricing and Teams Product

Reforge

Table of Contents The New Reforge for Teams Introducing our New Pricing and Packaging What does this mean for Individual Members? When we started Reforge in 2015, we built it mainly to help individual members unlock step change growth in their careers. We helped businesses by helping those individuals. We continue to be fiercely dedicated to the mission of helping individuals do the best work of their careers.

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Philippine Startup Venture Fund now has $143m to boost ecosystem

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register In a significant move to bolster the local startup ecosystem, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) revealed that the Philippine Startup Venture Fund (SVF) now stands at about P8 billion (around $143 million). The fund signifies the capital available for investment in promising startup businesses.

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Turn Yourself into a One-Person Business (Part-Time) to Live a Life Most Can Only Dream Of

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Here’s exactly how I did it Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook »

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6 Key Components Of A Business Plan Executive Summary

Gust

Modern investors love to first read a two-page summary of your business plan, formatted like a glossy marketing collateral sheet, with text well laid out in columns and sidebars, and a couple of relevant graphics. This one had better grab their attention, or they won’t look further. The post 6 Key Components Of A Business Plan Executive Summary appeared first on Gust.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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[Classiq in Calcalist] sClassiq: Helping organizations jumpstart and accelerate their quantum computing

OurCrowd

Classiq Technologies is a quantum software company built for organizations seeking to jumpstart and accelerate their quantum computing programs.Classiq allows customers to create quantum circuits that would be impossible to develop by any other means, and it equips them with what they need to take full advantage of the coming quantum computing revolution.

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TRIREC, INNOPOWER team up for $100m green energy fund

AsiaTechDaily

Bookmark ( 0 ) Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me No account yet? Register Singapore-based venture capital firm TRIREC and Thai energy innovations company INNOPOWER announced today the formation of Energy Ignition Ventures, a $100-million growth-stage fund aimed at promoting decarbonisation initiatives. This strategic partnership will help catalyze the investment in companies that are making substantial contributions towards the global target of achieving a n

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Replace Your Market Size Slide With Recent Acquisitions in Your Pitch Deck

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Did you know that the Floppy Disk market is growing 13% annually? It’s seriously time to burn the TAM, SAM, and SOM.

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How To Democratize Healthcare: AI Gives Everyone The Very Best Doctor

Andreessen Horowitz

Editor’s note: This piece was originally published in May 2018. The greatest problem of health care in United States– the world leader in health inequality –isn’t actually about the quality of care. The greatest problem we have is access to … The post How To Democratize Healthcare: AI Gives Everyone The Very Best Doctor appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

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The Startup Funding Gap

This resource discusses the gap between early funding from friends/family and the more substantial rounds from angel groups and VCs. Why does this gap exist and what can be done about it?