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5 Tips for Getting Your New Business Finances Set up for Success

StartupNation

Over 3.2 million Americans filed a business application in 2020, 500,000 more than in 2019. Are you a member of this group? If so, you’re proof that the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in America despite present day challenges.

How to Champion True Collaboration

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Do you collaborate? Or do you “collaborate”? Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». entrepreneurship leadership startup product-management business

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Step-by-Step Guide to Develop a Strategy to Scale Your Business in 2021 

Smart Hustle Magazine

No matter what stage your business is at, it’s never too soon to have a scaling-up strategy in place. It can always be amended as you go, but being mindful of where your business can use an efficiency boost will always be a winning strategy.

Rooftop Solar

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I’ve been thinking a lot about the economics of rooftop solar. Our family has invested in rooftop solar over the last five years in an attempt to reduce our carbon footprint and reduce our electric bills.

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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!

Meet the man empowering young leaders by starting with their computer repairs

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

By Jewelle Saunders. Driven by a desire to help people from a young age, YLAI 2018 Fellow Janeel Boon aims to empower others to see their leadership ability within themselves. Before starting his own company, Boon’s Computer Repairs , in 2014 in St.

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The Human and Ecosystem Value of Your Product

GAN

Every generation has an opportunity. Today’s generation, with the help of previous generations, has helped redeemed the view of the for-profit company. We see the benefit in its existence and the value it provides to the world.

5 More Things VCs Wish Startup Founders Knew

Dream It

We did a previous dose on 5 things investors wish startups knew. Go here if you missed it. Well, that didn’t cover everything. Managing Partner, Steve Barsh , sat down to give us 5 MORE things investors wish startups knew.

Should entrepreneurs be worried about the new COVID strains?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, CEO of Disaster Avoidance Experts. Should entrepreneurs be worried about the new COVID strains originating in the UK, South Africa and recently identified in the US and their implications on business?

Extra Crunch roundup: 500 Startups’ demo day, smart SaaS pricing and much more

TechCrunch

Demo days at startup accelerators are a pretty big deal around here. These events aren’t just a chance to review the latest cohort of hopeful entrepreneurs — they also showcase the technology, products and services that will compete for VC and consumer attention over the next few years.

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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.

New Beginnings: A Look Inside December's Quarterly Conversation

Source Link

Each quarter, we are proud to bring together our affiliates for conversations around industry trends or challenges; we share best practices and insights gained from the previous quarter and celebrate in each other's successes.

AppHarvest is now APPH: Rise of the Rest’s First Publicly Traded Company

Revolution

On February 1st, the AppHarvest team?—?led led by Founder & CEO Jonathan Webb ?—?rang rang the opening bell on the NASDAQ stock exchange, signifying the start of their new chapter in life as a public traded company after successfully completing a merger with Novus Capital Corporation.

providing an entrepreneurial pathway to student innovators: a q&a with Rucha Joshi of University of California Davis

Venture Well

Faculty grants recipient Rucha Joshi from University of California, Davis helps students identify an entrepreneurial pathway through scientific innovation. The post providing an entrepreneurial pathway to student innovators: a q&a with Rucha Joshi of University of California Davis appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty teaching resources

Aflorithmic nabs $1.3M for AI-driven personalized audio-as-a-service

TechCrunch

London and Barcelona based audio-as-a-service SaaS startup Aflorithmic has scooped up $1.3 million in seed funding from Crowd Media Holdings , an Australia-based company focused on influencer-based ‘social commerce’ and marketing.

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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.

Take A Seat In Our No-Cost Startup Boot Camp And You Might Take Home Up To $10,000!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

STATE COLLEGE, PA –Ben Franklin’s Tech Celerator @StateCollege; a partnership with the Invent Penn State initiative, is again offering local entrepreneurs, grad-students, professors, and university researchers its VIRTUAL 10-Week Business Startup Boot Camp.

How to Be a Great COO: Lessons Learned Leading a Unicorn to Success

Tomasz Tunguz

On Wednesday, February 17th at 9:30 AM PT, Redpoint Office Hours will host Allison Pickens , the former COO of Gainsight and one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women.

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Pending Legislation to Jumpstart American Startups and Innovation

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Federal efforts to transform America’s economy through innovation and entrepreneurship. The federal government plays an important part in setting policies as well as the tone that will influence innovation and entrepreneurship in the US for years to come.

BeGreatTV to offer MasterClass-like courses taught by Black and brown innovators

TechCrunch

BeGreatTV , an online education platform featuring Black and brown instructors, recently closed a $450K pre-seed round from Stand Together Ventures Lab, Arlan Hamilton, Tiffany Haddish and others.

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.

3 Unexpected Sources of Publicity for Your Startup

StartupNation

As a new entrepreneur, you might overlook valuable sources of publicity for your business in favor of aiming for big press logos. But winning press from major online outlets doesn’t always impact your bottom line, nor is it cost efficient for new businesses.

Can you defend your plan without being defensive?

Berkonomics

When meeting with investors or even your board, during the period devoted to feedback after your presentation, you will hear comments and recommendations that don’t resonate with you. Some will be from a misunderstanding of your explanation. Some listeners will challenge your assumptions.

How My Partner Turned Clubhouse Into a $150/Hour Side Hustle

Entrepreneur's Handbook

And what his approach can teach you about how to deal with “The Next Big Thing” Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». clubhouse innovation business entrepreneurship startup

YC-backed Djamo is building a financial super app for consumers in Francophone Africa

TechCrunch

Djamo , a financial super app for consumers in Francophone Africa, is the first startup from Ivory Coast to get backing from Y Combinator.

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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.”

StartupNation’s ‘Key Moves’ Podcast feat. Jayson Waller (Episode 2)

StartupNation

Welcome to another episode of StartupNation’s “Key Moves” podcast, hosted by Jeff Sloan! StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here. Jayson Waller).

The New Economy Starts with Support to Underserved Communities

Impact Hub

New Roots. Access to capital and network is the most critical barrier to entrepreneurship for underserved communities. In April 2019, Impact Hub partnered with GoDaddy , an American publicly traded Internet domain registrar and web hosting company, to create the New Roots program.

What Is Social Entrepreneurship? – Types & Examples

Feedough

Entrepreneurship is all about finding opportunities, converting them into a business, and taking risks while doing so. While many entrepreneurs find their motivation in money, challenges, creativity, or ego, some do find their motivation in solving the social problems a society might have.

Why these co-founders turned their sustainability podcast into a VC-backed business

TechCrunch

When Laura Wittig and Liza Moiseeva met as guests on a podcast about sustainable fashion, they jibed so well together that they began one of their own: Good Together. Their show’s goal was to provide listeners with a place to learn how to be eco-conscious consumers, but with baby steps.

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.