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How to avoid “death by meeting.”

Berkonomics

Zoom, Teams, phone, or in person? Imagine yourself with a calendar requiring you to be in six meetings in a day. Day after day. It doesn’t matter whether you’re required to be there in person or virtually, you get worn out after a few of these.

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6 Surprising Parallels Between Entrepreneurship and Crisis PR

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed to EO by Eden Gillott, who is president of Gillott Communications , a strategic communications and crisis PR firm.

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3 tips for managing a remote engineering team

TechCrunch

Greg Soh. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Kuan Wei (Greg) Soh is a technology entrepreneur and angel investor who enjoys building world-class technology teams. Previously, he worked in financial services, the hedge fund industry and at high-growth startups.

Identifying Blind Spots: How to Make a CEO Successful in the Role

The Seraf Compass

Being CEO is one of the loneliest jobs in the world. As CEO, you are ultimately held accountable for the success or failure of the company. Your employees and their families depend on you for their income. Customers depend on you to solve important problems for them.

7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies—the ultimate competitive advantage. With the help of the fastest, most frictionless way to target strategic accounts with in-the-moment behavioral data, marketers can reach prospects at the very beginning of their buyer’s journey. Even before they’ve engaged with any sales or marketing channels. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations, helping you prioritize sales outreach with companies that are ready to buy.

How to Raise Funds for Your Startup

Jason Malki

Are you a startup looking for funding? If so, you’re in the right place. In this article, we’ll give you some tips on how to raise money for your startup. Keep reading to learn more!

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Outgoing YC President Geoff Ralston: The market is changing; YC’s terms are not

TechCrunch

Last week at Web Summit, we were asked to interview outgoing Y Combinator President Geoff Ralston about the past, present, and future of the popular accelerator program.

What the FTX Fiasco Means for Web3

Tomasz Tunguz

During one of the toughest years for technology in more than a decade, the web3/crypto segment is suffering the worst. Inevitably, this crash will evoke disillusionment in the technology & the space. Earlier this week, FTX, a top crypto exchange became insolvent. Recently valued at $24b, FTX is the third major crypto company to collapse in 2022 due to insolvency: Three Arrows Capital & Terra complete the trio. In these three cases, each used cryptocurrency as collateral.

Resource Spotlight: Anika Horn’s Ecosystems for Change Podcast

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Ecosystem building and community building is hard. Entrepreneurship ecosystem builders work for social change and impact — working to help their communities thrive. They amplify the work of local makers, doers and innovators by championing their efforts and rallying support around them.

After 10 Years of Consulting, I’m Doing The Opposite Of Everything I Learned in Entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneur's Handbook

How about a slowly growing solopreneurship with no profit, funding, or exit strategy? Let’s see where this goes. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business investing entrepreneurship startup money

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. All eyes are on you to make an impact — fast. That’s where your data comes in. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects — when they’re most receptive to hearing your message — using different types of data.

OpenAI leads $23.5M round in Mem, an AI-powered note-taking app

TechCrunch

Last year, OpenAI announced the OpenAI Startup Fund , a tranche through which it and its partners, including Microsoft, are investing in early-stage AI companies tackling major problems. Mum’s been the word since on which companies have received infusions from the Fund.

Losing a Month of Runway to Inflation

Tomasz Tunguz

8% annual inflation for a startup means losing a month of runway every year. Purchasing power erosion of this scale may entice founders with significant cash positions to explore riskier ways of generating yield. In the mid-2000s, many startups invested their excess cash reserves in instruments called Auction Rate Securities. ARS produced a steady stream of interest payments, like savings accounts, with a higher return. In February 2008, the ARS market seized.

11 Reasons You Should Be At GCUC In Chicago

GCUC

GCUC North America is headed to Chicago this coming April. We are actively working on the programming and wanted to give you a look. The post 11 Reasons You Should Be At GCUC In Chicago appeared first on GCUC Community.

Silicon Valley Distortions

Entrepreneur's Handbook

What tech gets wrong about business Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». silicon-valley tech product-management entrepreneurship business

16 Go-to-Market Plays for Your Entire Sales Funnel

After gathering some of the best go-to-market plays from our own B2B sales and marketing pros, we've package them here for you. Try one of these 16 plays in your next salesflow or as inspiration for your next winning sales engagement strategy.

Google and Twitter veteran maps out a Twitter alternative

TechCrunch

Twitter’s new CEO and owner Elon Musk is rattling the cage at his social network and ruffling a lot of feathers both inside and outside of the company. But while some in the tech world describe that kind of chaos as a garbage fire, others see it as something very different: an opportunity.

How to Maximize Your Chances of Getting Venture Capital

Jason Malki

Raising venture capital is no easy task. The odds are stacked against you from the start. In fact, only about 2% of startup companies will ever receive VC funding. So, how can you increase your chances of being in that 2%? Here are a few tips.

Meet the E3 Durham Team: Magalie Yacinthe

Forward Cities

“There is a strong spirit of collaboration in the ecosystem. It’s inspiring to see organizations go above and beyond, to live out loud, show in real time, everyday what is meant by community over competition. It’s a beautiful thing.” ” – Magalie Yacinthe, Director of Ecosystem Engagement. Home Slider blog Durham

This Random Guy’s Course Launch Made $85,000 in 7 Days

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Here’s the best way to take non-fiction content and turn it into an income you can live off Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». side-hustle entrepreneurship money marketing education

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.

a16z-backed Tellus wants to give you higher yields on your savings

TechCrunch

Crypto is not having a good week, as Bitcoin crashed to under $17,000 — its lowest level in two years. The stock market continues to post declines as layoffs abound. Meanwhile, inflation recently reached a 40-year high.

How do you educate a consumer?

Terkel Small Business

How do you educate a consumer? What is the future of customer education: in academy or in product? To gain insight into the future of customer education, we asked CEOs and customer support professionals this question for their best insights.

2022 Angel Investment Sentiment Versus 2021

Angel Capital Association

2022 Angel Investment Sentiment Versus 2021.

How to Make Your First $1000 As a First-Time, Lost Wantrepreneur

Entrepreneur's Handbook

If you have no skills, no clue what to do and don’t want to create a 100 hour/week grind, do this instead. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup careers business side-hustle entrepreneurship

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.

Yassir pulls in $150M for its super app, led by BOND

TechCrunch

Yassir , an African super app platform that offers on-demand services such as ride-hailing, food and grocery delivery, and payments, has raised $150 million in Series B funding, five times what it raised in its previous priced round last November. .

Versatile VC joins VCs for Repro

David Teten VC

At Versatile Venture Capital , we are proud to be part of VCs For Repro – a coalition of VCs united to support access to abortion. We recognize that reproductive rights are crucial to championing innovation, the backbone of our economy. And, it’s clear that most of our community agrees.

Creator Royalties

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

One of my favorite things about NFTs is that they contain a mechanism for the artist/creator to collect royalties on all of the sales that happen after the initial sale/mint. The creator specifies the royalty percentage when they initially mint the NFT and the NFT marketplaces/smart contracts collect the royalties on future sales and pay them to the creator. Some forms of creativity have had ongoing economic participation by the creator for many years.

Weekly 21: Lessons from Big Tech’s growth slump

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Welcome to another edition of our newsletter! You’ll receive practical startup advice straight to your inbox every week.

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.