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14 Funding Tips From Entrepreneurs Who’ve Been There

StartupNation

As an entrepreneur, what is your best tip to secure funding for a startup? To help you with securing funding for your startup, we asked small business owners and entrepreneurs this question for their best strategies.

When Startups Fail, It’s Usually Because Founders Overlook These 3 Obvious Things

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Are you the type of entrepreneur who get distracted by minutia that doesn’t really matter? Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». work business entrepreneurship founders startup

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How To Leave Your Day Job – Side Hustle To Full Hustle

Smart Hustle Magazine

You’ve been doing double duty for a long while. Working your reliable day job has been paying the bills, and your evenings and weekends have been reserved for your true passion: running your own business.

3 strategies to combat digital distractions

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Roger Patterson an EO Vancouver member, is the founder and CEO of visual marketing platform Later and co-founder of accelerator Launch Academy. Roger recently shared his thoughts on how to un-polarize your workplace by creating middle ground.

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.

5 ways to start greening your business

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

5 ways to start greening your business. By Shannon Courtney. The climate crisis is increasingly more urgent and requires a whole-of-society approach to create a clean-energy economy that benefits all.

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Screw Ideas: How To Fix the Flaws of Ideation-Focused I&E

Venture Well

Learn how the Screw Ideas manifesto’s radical approach to I&E education can help you redesign your curriculum. The post Screw Ideas: How To Fix the Flaws of Ideation-Focused I&E appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resources

Affiliate Marketing in the Metaverse: 6 Examples

StartupNation

It seems unbelievable that it was only five months ago that Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook would rebrand to Meta to become a metaverse company, sparking confusion and curiosity. Today, the metaverse has become a common term that, for many, represents the future of the Internet.

Addressing hunger in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras?

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Addressing hunger in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Community members farm in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. USAID).

A company came to me to help them raise $10 million. My commission was $300k, I said no?—?Here’s why

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». entrepreneurship startup business investment fundraising

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.

Austin emerges as a city of unicorns and tech giants

TechCrunch

Austin made headlines in 2021 for being “the place” for startup founders and venture capitalists alike to set up shop. That’s why TechCrunch has chosen to shine a spotlight on the city with a special episode of TechCrunch Live centered on the growing startup scene in Austin, Texas.

5 Tips to Hold on to High-Performing Employees

StartupNation

Even before the pandemic, employers complained of labor shortages. Now, they’re experiencing an even tougher time finding and retaining high performers. How challenging is the marketplace for businesses looking to fill seats with talented professionals?

OhYeah!’s Salcedo is Helping Sustainable and Ethical Brands to Align With the Right Influencers

Jason Malki

Daniel is an immigrant New Yorker who defines himself as a rare mix of a producer and a serial entrepreneur with a variety of experience and success within the startup scene, including music, tech and video content.

Top 5 Stoic Qualities of the Perfect Startup Hire

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Ray Dalio’s advice: Stop obsessing over skills and focus on your candidate’s character and abilities. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business entrepreneurship startup leadership hiring

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.

Fintech Roundup: Goldman Sachs buys another startup, Fast hits a speed bump and BaaS gets hotter

TechCrunch

Welcome to my weekly fintech-focused column. I’ll be publishing this every Sunday, so in between posts, be sure to listen to the Equity podcast and hear Alex Wilhelm , Natasha Mascarenhas and me riff on all things startups!

The Importance of Recruiting Talent for Your Startup 

StartupNation

For any business, proper recruitment is essential. It ensures the company can attract and retain the best talent. That way, the organization will continue to grow and thrive. This can be a more complex task for startups due to less brand recognition.

Four Fundamental Innovations of Web3 that Will Upend Web2 Incumbents

Tomasz Tunguz

As I’ve explored web3 I’ve been forming a mental model of the major innovations powering this enormous wave of innovation. At the moment, I see four clusters: A permanent ownership record that exists beyond and outside a company. The photos I take, the movies I buy, the music I rent, the emails I write and receive, the messages I send - all of these are captive. They exist within a database controlled by Google, Netflix, Spotify, Gmail, WhatsApp.

3 Lessons From My Meanest Customer Ever?—?Customers Aren’t Always Right

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Her aggressive approach to business proves why the rat race mentality injects unnecessary poison into the startup ecosystem. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business entrepreneurship startup marketing sales

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.

Thunkable raises $30M after its no-code mobile app development platform hits 3M users and 6M apps

TechCrunch

Mobile apps have become part of the bedrock of how the world at large gets things done and spends a lot of its leisure time, so it’s no surprise that the development of them has become increasingly democratized, too.

How Brands Are Improving Communication with Their Remote Teams

StartupNation

If remote work was gaining traction before the pandemic hit, it’s now mainstream. A recent survey showed that 55% of employees would like to work remotely at least three days a week after the pandemic. But for managers, the decision isn’t so simple.

Sometimes your gut is the best you’ve got.

Berkonomics

How I didn’t follow my own advice. Years ago, I led a deal and invested in a company that looked like it had lots of promise to disrupt the women’s clothing industry with special algorithms and an online store. But something had bothered me from the very start – unsalable inventory.

Your 9-5 Can Allow You to Survive, But Your Side Hustle Can Get You Passive Income to Thrive

Entrepreneur's Handbook

A simple drug deal can go from good to bad in 60 seconds. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». work entrepreneurship freelancing money startup

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.

Data.World raises $50M to help enterprises organize and track their data

TechCrunch

For all the talk about the criticality of data for businesses, enterprise data is commonly siloed, unreconciled and spread across disparate systems, making it challenging to use and analyze.

Want a Multimillion-Dollar Exit? Consider These Tips

StartupNation

It’s no surprise that business owners are continuously looking for ways to achieve their aspirations by setting key goals they want to accomplish over the next five, to 10 years and beyond.

Paycom a constant innovator that empowers employees at client companies

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Paycom a constant innovator with technology that empowers employees. By Scott Meacham. Oklahoma’s Paycom Software has just been named to Fast Company’s 2022 World’s Most Innovative Companies list.

10 Ways To Avoid Failing Into The Entrepreneur Hamster Syndrome

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Take a step back and look at your business as a whole. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». lessons-learned entrepreneur entrepreneurship book-recommendations strategy

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.