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How entrepreneurs benefit from ‘Alien Thinking’

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Entrepreneurial success hinges on generating breakthrough ideas. But we have cognitive biases that keep us stuck in well-worn patterns of thinking.

News Moments

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

There are these news moments that we remember vividly forever. The plane flying into the World Trade Center. The mob breaking into the Capitol. Reagan at the Berlin Wall. Just writing the words, I can see the images in my head. Our portfolio company Recount Media is all about these moments. Recount captures them quickly and concisely and shares them on social media and other digital platforms so that the world can see what is going on around them.

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Smoke and Fire

This is going to be BIG.

Ever meet someone and something feels… off? It could be any number of things—like someone’s being overly transactional or that they’re just not being upfront.

NEW! Triumph of Innovation Impact Study

UBI Global

This new study by UBI Global opens in August 2021 Join UBI Global as we examine the transformative year in innovation with the Triumph of Innovation impact study.

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!

One Year Later: 10 Steps to Effective Coronavirus Crisis Leadership

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Winnie Hart, an EO Houston member who serves on EO’s Board of Directors. Hart is an author, brand strategist and the CEO of TwinEngine and Brand in the Box.

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water hardware startups: navigating the challenges and opportunities

Venture Well

In honor of World Water Day 2021, we’re highlighting common obstacles that water hardware startups face, and offering advice in overcoming these challenges. The post water hardware startups: navigating the challenges and opportunities appeared first on VentureWell.

The World Benchmark Study Begins Spring 2022

UBI Global

What you need to know about the next World Benchmark Study Since 2013, UBI Global has conducted the World Benchmark Study, an analysis of the impact and performance of hundreds of business incubators and accelerators from around the world.

4 in 6 Encore Entrepreneurs Earn More Than Their Expectations, Reports a Survey

Smart Hustle Magazine

Are you thinking about starting your own business but putting off the idea because you just crossed fifty? If yes, then you’re making a big mistake. According to the latest Hiscox report, 68% of encore entrepreneurs (who start at fifty) earn more than what they used to do in their previous job.

Make It Easy for Customers to Buy

The Seraf Compass

Watching your family lose their home to entrepreneurial failure would scare a lot of people right into a conventional non-entrepreneurial career. Not Jon Strimling.

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.

7 of the Biggest Business Mistakes in Modern History and What We Can Learn From Them

Entrepreneur's Handbook

“It’s good to learn from your mistakes. It’s better to learn from other people’s mistakes.” ” Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business startup entrepreneurship life-lessons history

Shattering Myths: Tips to Successfully Launch and Run a Family Business

StartupNation

Starting a family-run business is a great way to build a legacy and earn money based on your own terms.

Does Atlantic Canada have a blueprint for rural revival in the post-pandemic era?

TechCrunch

Matthew Carpenter-Arévalo. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Matthew Carpenter-Arévalo is a former Google and Twitter manager and current CEO of Céntrico Digital , a Latin American-based digital agency. More posts by this contributor.

Changes in Consumer Behavior Inspired Retailers and Restaurants to Use Technology, Reports Square Study

Smart Hustle Magazine

COVID-19 has changed consumer behavior. Now, more and more people are expecting seamless digital experiences across industries. This means companies have to adopt the latest tools and technology to delight customers who are increasingly becoming digital-savvy.

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.

Get That Startup Idea Out of Your Head

Entrepreneur's Handbook

3 strategies to nurture your entrepreneurial imagination Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business entrepreneurship poetry leadership startup

Why Taking a Customer-Centric Approach Significantly Reduces Risks and Increases Your Chance of Success

StartupNation

To build successful businesses, entrepreneurs must fall in love with solving customer problems more than their own ideas. Entrepreneurs often rush to build and test their ideas using the lean startup methodology. They are taught and believe that they should “fail fast.”

How to recruit data scientists without paying top dollar

TechCrunch

Michael Li. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Tianhui Michael Li is founder of The Data Incubator , an eight-week fellowship to help Ph.D.s and postdocs transition from academia into industry.

Why I Bought Roblox Shares, Despite Disliking Their Games

OnStartups

I've spent some time on Roblox. My reason is simple. I have a 10 year old son, and he likes loves it (second only to Minecraft). I'll be honest. I do not like the games on Roblox. I find them formulaic and repetitive.

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.

Leveraging Your Community and Networking Online

Smart Hustle Magazine

Rodney Sampson and Cate Luzio spoke at the Survive and Thrive Summit , hosted and produced by Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Media. The first two Summits were held earlier in 2020 and the next one will be in the spring of 2021. Registration is free.

How to Build a Press Kit for Your Startup

StartupNation

If you’re interested in garnering visibility for your business now, or in the future, you’ll want a press kit.

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Flutterwave and PayPal collaborate to allow African merchants to accept and make payments

TechCrunch

It is nearly impossible for businesses in some African countries to receive money from PayPal. While the payments giant has not given reasons why this is so, speculation hints at factors like insufficient regulation and poor banking security in said countries. .

The Teen Whizkid Running A Food Company Like a Tech Startup

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Meet Ben Pasternak — the youngest tech entrepreneur to receive VC funding in Silicon Valley Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup business food technology entrepreneurship

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.”

How “Small Business Revolution” Show by Deluxe Is Helping Businesses Nationwide

Smart Hustle Magazine

Several small businesses struggle when it comes to picking the best marketing strategies for their businesses. This is especially the case when it comes to the digital space. However, with companies such as Deluxe, you can learn even more about how to be found better online.

COVID-19 Exposed the Digital Divide: Here’s How We Can Close it with 5G

StartupNation

The pandemic has recast our view of internet connectivity for all as a critical component to an equitable society. Yet many rural and low-income communities around the world, including those in large urban areas, lack reliable, affordable internet access.

Nigeria’s Termii raises $1.4M seed led by Future Africa and Kepple Africa Ventures

TechCrunch

Ideally, it is expected of every business to reach its customers effectively. However , that’s not the case as limiting factors that hinder proper digital communication come into play at different growth stages.

Get to the Bottom of Your Employees’ Collaboration Issues

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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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.