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The Math Behind Starting a Successful Software Startup

Tomasz Tunguz

How much value does a successful software startup create per dollar of venture investment? About 10x, though it’s volatile. Let’s call the value generated per venture dollar the MOIC (multiple on invested capital). MOIC = value_at_exit / total_VC_dollars_raised.

5 tips for scaling your green startup during a funding drought

TechCrunch

Priyanka Srinivas. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Priyanka Srinivas is the co-founder and CEO of Live Green Co , a Chilean food tech startup that uses artificial intelligence to suggest plant-based alternatives for meat and artificial additives in food. More posts by this contributor.

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Why should you explain WHY?

Berkonomics

Remember the five “W’s?”. In my early journalism classes, I was taught the five “W’s” of good news stories, and that most should be in the first paragraph at that. Who, what, when, where and why are the five, with sometimes a “how” thrown in for those followers of the macabre.

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Innovation Indicators

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Tech:NYC is the industry association for NY’s tech sector. They play a number of important roles and one of them is to educate and inform about the impact of the tech sector in NY. To that end, they launched a valuable resource last month called Innovation Indicators.

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.

Why You Don’t Want to Miss the MyEO DealExchange DX22 Conference

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The MyEO DealExchange DX22 Conference will take place in Denver, Colorado, from 12-15 October 2022. The first two MyEO DealExchange conferences in 2018 and 2019 made a significant impact on the members who attended—including a 7-figure investment in Scott Mesh (EO New York)’s company.

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What Is Equity Crowdfunding

Gust

When you hear the word crowdfunding, the first image that jumps to mind is Kickstarter. We all know how this crowdfunding site works. You donate money to a company or cause, and in return you get early access to the product/service, SWAG, or a combination of both.

These Key Drivers Fuel Young Entrepreneurship

StartupNation

Almost everyone has had a turning point in their life that completely changes the trajectory of their career.… … The post These Key Drivers Fuel Young Entrepreneurship appeared first on StartupNation.

How to Become a Circularity Entrepreneur with a Soul

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Maxim Mulyadi (EO Indonesia East), the founder of Circularity Coach International, who is on a mission to help entrepreneurs achieve remarkable profit while balancing their purpose and the planet.

500 Founders: Janelle Fenwick, Jack Coleman, Lane Litz & Frayne Cooke

NZ Entrepreneur

Want to tap in to the best startup advice from entrepreneurs who are out there doing it? Welcome to ‘500 Founders’ where we ask innovators from around New Zealand for their top insights for first time startup founders. Janelle Fenwick – Founder. Teulo.

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.

A tale of two surveys: Fintech VCs change tune on investment landscape

TechCrunch

Welcome to The Interchange! If you received this in your inbox, thank you for signing up and your vote of confidence. If you’re reading this as a post on our site, sign up here so you can receive it directly in the future. Every week, I’ll take a look at the hottest fintech news of the previous week.

WJR Business Beat: Michigan Venture Capital Investment Soars (Episode 450)

StartupNation

On this Business Beat, Jeff says recent statistics validate the vision of Michigan becoming a viable, if not… The post WJR Business Beat: Michigan Venture Capital Investment Soars (Episode 450) appeared first on StartupNation.

International Coworking Day 2022

GCUC

Did it sneak up on you? Are you celebrating? Doing it up big or simply opening your doors to your local ecosystem? This is. The post International Coworking Day 2022 appeared first on GCUC Community. Coworking Community

Fund Investor Profile Series: Ashok Kamal, Executive Director & Co-Fund Manager, NuFund Venture Group

The Seraf Compass

This profile is the seventh in a series of interviews highlighting the work of interesting fund investors. Ashok Kamal is an Executive Director & Co-Fund Manager of NuFund Venture Group, a San Diego-based early-stage investment fund created by, and formerly known as, Tech Coast Angels - San Diego

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.

UAE aims to convert oil wealth into tech prowess

TechCrunch

The Middle East has long been thought of as an oil region, but the United Arab Emirates aims to change this with an intense focus on growing the country’s technology and startup scene. For the first half of 2022, the Middle East region brought in $1.73

SME&E Festival Podcast: Ryan Sanders, How to develop an idea into a successful business

NZ Entrepreneur

Got your tickets to the 2022 NZ SME&E Festival this 8th and 9th of November? Each week we’ll be sharing a podcast from some of the many great business speakers and mentors you can catch at the festival. How to develop an idea into a successful business.

How I Helped a Blockchain Startup Get a Pre-seed Investment Of $500K

Entrepreneur's Handbook

And how you can do it too Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business money entrepreneurship startup investing

ESTEAM Project Thank You

EntreEd

A Message from EntreEd’s Executive Director, Dr. Gene Coulson To all our grant partners, sub awardees, and friends, First, we have worked for years in Eastern Kentucky with many folks who have become good friends.

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.

Ulta Beauty launches a fund, showcasing the resilience of corporate venture capital

TechCrunch

Over the past few years, corporate venture capital investors have solidified their stature as a reliable source of VC funding. The number of companies launching investment arms has exploded , and the amount of new funds has continued to rise despite the current market volatility.

SME&E Festival Podcast: Cassie Roma, How to create your brand story

NZ Entrepreneur

Got your tickets to the 2022 NZ SME&E Festival this 8th and 9th of November? Each week we’ll be sharing a podcast from some of the many great business speakers and mentors you can catch at the festival. Why having a strong brand story is more important than ever.

Join Us For a Live Community AMA Event!

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Hi everyone, exciting news! We’re holding a community event. It’s a chance to meet the editors and top writers of Entrepreneur’s Handbook and hear tips and stories about Medium. We’re also going recognize and award the top contributors to the pub from the last year.

New: Filter by equity – at the best YC startups

Y Combinator

YC's job board now lets job seekers filter by equity offered on the job description. Over 380 startups have posted roles with equity, with some early engineering roles offering 2%. At YC, we tell our founders to be generous with equity, and even suggest giving 10% to the first 10 employees.

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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.

MarqVision grabs $20M to nab counterfeiters with an AI-powered IP protection platform

TechCrunch

As of 2020, the clothing sector lost about $27 billion in annual sales due to counterfeits, an illicit trade that results in huge losses to both brands and buyers.

FundersClub Portfolio Follow-On Rounds Update - Q2 2022

FundersClub

We'd like to congratulate FundersClub portfolio companies on their ongoing progress, as well as to welcome aboard their new VC investor partners. Selected recent FundersClub portfolio company follow-on rounds and events: Rippling , the HR & IT software company, announced its $250M Series D led by Kleiner Perkins and Bedrock Capital. We invested at Seed and Series A.

Does Your Side Project Really Need Funding?

Entrepreneur's Handbook

A simple system to decide if raising funds is the best way forward, and what to do next if it is Image source: Crunchbase Deciding to raise money for WorkMap (my previous startup) was the hardest and most challenging part of the process. In the beginning, it was all about the content marketplace.

Celebrate Black Business Month

Forward Cities

August is Black Business Month! Join us as we celebrate Black entrepreneurship and recognize and support Black-owned businesses in communities across the nation. Check out our impact stories to read about the amazing entrepreneurs, champions, and change-makers dedicated to growing and sustaining more equitable entrepreneurial ecosystems. Home Slider Black Business Black Business Month Entrepreneur

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.