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8 Important Business (And Life) Lessons A Billionaire Taught Me

Entrepreneur's Handbook

And how I became a second-degree connection to Warren Buffett Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business startup entrepreneurship writing business-strategy

How To Create a Phenomenal Company Culture

StartupNation

If you want to create a thriving, successful company, you must focus on creating a distinctive company culture. Industry professional Mark Stiffler knows this means setting the tone from the top and establishing values and norms that employees can buy into.

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OK. Let’s AMPLIFY your three levels of leadership.

Berkonomics

Another leadership development bit? But if you have no time or are impatient, here are the three levels: visionary, strategic and tactical. Skip or stay with me; but think about your balance in your leadership methods either way. The conundrum of competing needs.

Fundraising round strategy, when and what type matters with Trade Signal Inc

Gust

Welcome to the Gust Launch Founder Spotlight! Gust Launch supports a variety of exciting founders doing amazing things. In this ongoing series we’ll highlight the experiences of Gust Launch founders, in their own words, as they navigate the challenges of early-stage entrepreneurship.

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.

500 Founders: Matt Miller, Ani Tawhiao-Lomas, Rob Stirling & Samantha Gadd

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. Matt Miller – Founder. BrakeAce. “My

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AI chipmaker Rebellions gets $22.8M Series A extension from Korean telco company KT 

TechCrunch

South Korean AI chip developer Rebellions has raised a $22.8 million (30 billion KRW) extension to its Series A financing from a strategic investor KT , one of the largest telecom companies in South Korea. .

Everything Startups Need to Know About Convertible Notes

Entrepreneur's Handbook

The traditional startup investment instrument remains popular with angel investors Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». investing convertible-notes entrepreneurship venture-capital startup

Ask the right questions of the right people

NZ Entrepreneur

Yes and no. Two simple words that can have loaded connotations. There’s certainly a place for single word answers, but when you’re building a business or teasing out an idea, you want to expand your thinking, not shut the conversation down. Keep your options open.

How AI and NLP Are Make Fundraising Easier and More Efficient

StartupNation

Starting a new company is an exciting venture for any entrepreneur, but every founder knows that starting a company involves persistence, risk and dedication.

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.

Celus, which uses AI to automate circuit board design, raises $25.6M

TechCrunch

Just about every electronic contraption you care to think of contains at least one printed circuit board (PCB), which serves to house and connect the various components that allow the device to function as a whole.

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The End of Web3

Tomasz Tunguz

Pop any venture firm’s website into the wayback machine , peruse the bios from the late 90s, and you’ll see statements like “I invest in Internet companies.” ” Or Web2.0 or SoLoMo. At the time, it made sense. But not anymore. Why isn’t time kind to these types of proclamations? Novel infrastructure often enables new software. We refer to each wave by its architecture advance: internet, mobile, cloud, data lake, single-page apps, containers, serverless.

#36. From Mini Retirement To A 50,000+ Subscriber Newsletter Business w/ Dru Riley

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Learn from the founder of Trends.vc Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube Today’s guest is Dru Riley, the founder of Trends.vc. Now, a few years ago, Dru did what many of us would love to do, he quit his nine to five and just traveled and took a sabbatical for years. He learned about himself.

3 Steps to Cultivate Profitable Partnerships

StartupNation

A good partnership will elevate both brands, empower you to serve customers better and bring in more money for everyone. That’s why we do this. But finding a good partner isn’t so easy, and turning that relationship into revenue takes more than a handshake and a press release. So what do you do?

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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.

IBM acquires Databand to bolster its data observability stack

TechCrunch

IBM today announced that it acquired Databand , a startup developing an observability platform for data and machine learning pipelines. Details of the deal weren’t disclosed, but Tel Aviv-based Databand had raised $14.5 million prior to the acquisition.

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How e-commerce companies can brave the new retail environment

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Simon Wu. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Simon is a partner with Cathay Innovation , a global venture capital firm investing across North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. He focuses on software, fintech, digital health and consumer investments. More posts by this contributor.

3 Reasons EO Global Speakers Academy was transformational for me—as a speaker coach

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Andrea Heuston , an EO US West Bridge chapter member who is a Speaker Coach to leaders at Fortune 100 companies, a best-selling author, and CEO of Artitudes , a full-service design firm specializing in executive presentations, branding and visual marketing.

A Small Business Guide to IT Services Management

StartupNation

Startups and small businesses can find themselves facing a bit of a dilemma when it comes to managing IT. While tech resources are essential for any organization that wants to grow, the prospect of taking charge of service integration can be overwhelming for up-and-coming businesses.

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.

TechCrunch+ roundup: Abortion ban’s hiring impact, 3 e-commerce trends, how to pivot a startup

TechCrunch

The first two years of the pandemic boosted e-commerce, but Simon Wu, a partner at Cathay Innovation, has identified three factors that are now creating strong headwinds for online retailers: Increasing economic uncertainty. iOS social media privacy updates.

A Fiverr buyer, who couldn’t afford my work, called me “an epitome of a bit**.”

Entrepreneur's Handbook

The beauty of freelancing is that you get surprised every day Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». investing freelancing entrepreneurship writing startup

Take A Seat In Our Startup Boot Camp And You Might Take Home Up To $10,000!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Contact: Bob Dornich / Program Director. 814-865-7332 / BobDornich@psu.edu.

Questions To Ask Before Hiring a Financial Planner or Coach

StartupNation

You can make all the right money moves to set your business up for success, but sometimes, it may seem hard to do that without the right team behind you.

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.

Roe reversal weighs heavily on emerging tech cities in red states

TechCrunch

On June 24, Khadijah Robinson planned to offer a woman a job. As founder of the Atlanta-based tech startup Nile , she spent three years scaling the platform, which connects consumers to Black online businesses.

10 Ways Founder CEOs Can Create High-Performing Leadership Teams

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Great teamwork will be your sustainable competitive advantage Photo: Pexels Many leaders have high IQs, and some also have high EQs (Emotional Intelligence). But only the minority have high WeQs (Collaborative Intelligence).

Progress vs. Categories

Continuations

As humans we like to put things into categories. It makes communicating and thinking easier. Scratch that. It makes communicating and thinking possible. Categories go hand in hand with words as providing us with crucial compression of reality. Just like a 1:1 map is completely useless (it is the terrain itself), so would be a need to describe every detail of every person or object before being able to make a point. We would never get anywhere. Not surprisingly then, categories are everywhere.

Strategic Partnerships: Hitch Your Wagon to a Star

StartupNation

We’re all looking for creative and clever ways to accelerate the growth of our businesses. Yes, you could work more hours, raise capital from outside investors to fuel growth, or open new locations – which are, depending on your specific type of business, tried-and-true methods of growth.

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.