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The Globalization Of Venture Capital Investing

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I’ve written a bunch about the globalization of the startup economy. You can start and build a tech company almost anywhere these days. That has been true for at least the last decade. But until very recently, raising capital for your startup was significantly easier if it was located in the major startup hubs, most notably Silicon Valley. I believe the pandemic changed that equation dramatically and USV’s “deal log” is a great example of that.

3 Rules of delegation every manager should follow

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Robert Glazer is the founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners , a global partner marketing agency and the recipient of numerous industry and company culture awards.

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This Angel Investor Shares 11 Tips for Entrepreneurs to Raise Smart Money

StartupNation

Oftentimes, I read articles offering tips for entrepreneurs that revolve around generic advice on getting started.

A Canvas That Tells a Story: KISS Canvas (v4.0)

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[This is part of a series on the KISS Canvas ]. 30-page business plans are great for established businesses and terrible for startups that need to iterate quickly.

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!

Predictions for Living, Working, & Traveling Post-Covid in America’s Startup Cities

Revolution

Post-Pandemic Geography: Predictions for Living, Working, & Traveling Post-Covid in America’s Startup Cities Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Announces that Airbnb Co-founder and CEO, Brian Chesky, will join Steve Case for the Tech Talent Tour Mainstage Discussion (Thursday, June 24th, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET).

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Scaling Ethereum

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One of the biggest challenges for developers building on Ethereum’s market leading smart contract platform/blockchain are the high fees and slow transactions. These issues arise from the fact that the Ethereum blockchain’s current architecture is not particularly scalable. The Ethereum core developers have been working on these issues for years and there are changes coming in the core Ethereum protocol that will help with scalability.

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Hyde Park Angels participated in oak9’s $5.9M Series Seed round, which was led by Menlo Ventures. Uncorrelated Ventures also participated in the round. The oak9 platform accelerates the delivery of cloud-native applications while providing comprehensive security.

25 Sources For Funding Minority Entrepreneurs

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Minority businesses make up a large part of the American economy. Here’s a list of top sources for funding minority entrepreneurs. Unfortunately, these businesses have had the hardest time scaling up, in part because of a lack of funding.

Big Enough To Be Interesting - Market Size & Opportunity

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Market Opportunity is an important metric for estimating the long-term potential for an early stage company. Typically, we invest in companies that are going after market sizes of at least $100M. At that size, a market is large enough to support a $25M+ company. Many early stage companies are opening up new markets, so determining overall market size is not easy. We recommend attacking this problem from several angles

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.

RADx partnerships speed new COVID testing

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The RADx program has helped commercialize dozens of COVID testing technologies, using its collaborative fast-track approach to achieve in months what once took years. The post RADx partnerships speed new COVID testing appeared first on VentureWell. I&E Ecosystems healthcare innovation

How to Crack Your Life’s Purpose and Unlock Your True Calling

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Inspiration is everywhere. The business of personal development coaching and live or virtual events that “transform your life and 10X your revenue” has exploded in the last 10 years or so.

How To Build A Machine, Not a Hobby – Tommy Mello Playbook for a Thriving Business

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How do you go from $50,000 in DEBT to a thriving $40 million business? Tommy Mello shares his story and insights that can help YOU grow your business.

‘Patient’ capital is critical to startup success

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By Scott Meacham. Patient” capital is critical to success of Oklahoma startups. One of the most challenging aspects of entrepreneurship and venture investing is that it can take a long time to know for certain that something works.

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.

empowering underresourced communities through waste innovation: a q&a with Dr. Caroline Baillie of the University of San Diego

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Caroline Bailie of the University of San Diego teaches students to design waste innovation solutions for the social and ecological challenges of discarded trash in California’s Tijuana Estuary canyons.

On 2021 startup valuations

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Some folks in our angel investing club ( thesyndicate.com ) have asked me for my thoughts on the surge in early-stage valuations. The market is scorching hot, with startups across all growth stages getting funded faster and at higher valuations. . Click to Tweet (can edit before sending): [link] ].

Google shares its $2M Black Founders Fund among 30 European startups

TechCrunch

Google has selected 30 startups to receive a share of its $2 million Black Founders Fund in Europe, providing these companies with a spot of cash, some valuable cloud services and a bit of good old-fashioned networking among the Google crew.

Post-COVID-19 Recruiting Trends: What’s Changing About How We Hire

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A lot is changing about how we work as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, but what about how companies hire? COVID-19 has shifted priorities for many workers who had to juggle them this last year or who had a taste of a different lifestyle.

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.

I Couldn’t Raise Venture Capital Until I Learned One Simple Lesson About Pitching Investors

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Customers Love Free Stuff … But That’s Not Your Problem

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“As they say in poker, ‘If you’ve been in the game 30 minutes and you don’t know who the patsy is, you’re the patsy.‘” Warren Buffet, 1997. Marketing 101: Customers love free stuff.

Rebranded Toyota Ventures invests $300 million in emerging tech and carbon neutrality 

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Toyota AI Ventures, Toyota’s standalone venture capital fund, has dropped the “AI” and is reborn as, simply, Toyota Ventures.

4 Ways to Boost Brand Awareness and Earn More Sales with Email Marketing

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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.”

NEWS: American Express Survey Shows U.S. Businesses Have Bullish Outlook on B2B Spending

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How Can Entrepreneurship Become More Inclusive?

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22 Immature Beliefs About Investing That Can Harm You Financially

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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.