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Venture Capital - A Practical Guide to Fund Formation and Management

The Seraf Compass

Travel to almost any part of the world these days and you are likely to run into clusters of entrepreneurship.

5 common mistakes by first-time startup founders and how to avoid them

OnStartups

The following is a guest post by Arjun Moorthy , founder of The Factual. Arjun and I have known each other for a long time, originally when he was a member of the HubSpot leadership team. He's one of the smartest people that have come through the halls of HubSpot. Dharmesh. Startups are hard.

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Why Having the Right Advisors When Launching a Startup is So Crucial

StartupNation

When startups don’t have the right advisors, they waste time, money, energy and human resources — but that’s… The post Why Having the Right Advisors When Launching a Startup is So Crucial appeared first on StartupNation.

I’ve Been Side Hustling 5 Years Straight: Here are the Traps You Must Avoid

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Unsuspecting scenarios that could spell trouble Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup entrepreneurship advice ideas psychology

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.

Changing Public Perception

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Nuclear power (both fission and fusion) has the potential to provide much of the energy the world needs without the damaging effects of carbon emissions which are warming our planet. And yet nuclear power is politically unpopular in many parts of the world and that has led to a massive underinvestment in nuclear power over the last fifty years. It will take a much different attitude about nuclear power among the public before nuclear power can remerge as a major source of energy for the world.

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Ben Franklin Technology Partners Invests in 12 Tech Companies!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Twelve startup companies located in central and northern PA recently received an investment from Ben Franklin that will allow them to further develop a new product, process, or software application.

VC Ann Miura-Ko is looking to help more students answer the question: Is this idea big enough?

TechCrunch

One could probably argue that Floodgate , the Bay Area-based seed-stage venture firm, punches above its weight.

The State of Web3 in 2022 through Data

Tomasz Tunguz

At the inaugural DuneCon , Dune ’s first conference, I shared a presentation on the state of crypto in 2022. I aimed to characterize the health of the crypto ecosystem at the most basic level. For example, quantifying the number of active wallets, the population of active developers, & other dynamics within the ecosystem. The slides are embedded here with summary commentary below and linked here. My Top 15 Observations from the Data: 2.5m wallets are active daily across web3.

#47. How This Ex Doctor Raised $50m (and counting) w/ Charles Armitage |

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Learn from the founder of Florence Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube Welcome to the Entrepreneur’s Handbook Podcast, where we share inspiring startup stories and practical takeaways for you, the listener.

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.

SME&E Festival Podcast: Miriam Hewson, Small business structure and cashflow management

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. Small business structure and cashflow management.

Most fintechs partner with banks; Varo became one, and says it’s paying off

TechCrunch

Last month, Varo Bank celebrated the two-year anniversary of obtaining its national bank charter. The move made Varo the first-ever all-digital nationally chartered U.S. consumer bank.

Learn processes from your employees at work

Berkonomics

Empathy comes from experience. Over fifty years ago, I was CEO of a record manufacturing company in Hollywood.

How to Make Money out of Thin Air

Entrepreneur's Handbook

What it means to be an entrepreneur in 2022 Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business entrepreneurship money inspiration work

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.

SME&E Festival Podcast: Richard Liew, How to develop your business idea into reality

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 your business idea into reality.

Keith Rabois’ OpenStore bags new funding as valuation soars to $970M

TechCrunch

Many of the e-commerce roll-up companies, also known as aggregators, slowed down this year after a record 2021. However, some younger companies in this space are still thriving.

5 Ways to Leverage Awards in Your Marketing Efforts

Entrepreneurs' Organization

You work hard to make your business both a great place to work and a successful contributor to your community. Along the way, you might enter an award competition or find yourself as the grateful recipient of industry kudos or honors.

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What a Cupholder Says About Competing with Giants

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Industry leaders are easy to beat if you follow this playbook Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». entrepreneurship startup competition venture-capital automotive-industry

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.

News: What the Inflation Reduction Act Means for Startups

Gust

The Inflation Reduction Act is a sweeping $750 billion health care, tax, and climate bill that was signed into law on August 16, 2022. There is a lot of news about this significant legislation and what it’s doing for lowering drug costs and subsidizing clean energy.

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Adobe makes $20B bet on a collaborative future with Figma acquisition

TechCrunch

Prior to announcing its intent to buy Figma for $20 billion on Thursday, Adobe’s largest deal was its $4.75 billion Marketo acquisition in 2018. Why go so far outside of its pricing comfort zone and pay twice as much as Figma’s most recent private valuation?

Newsletter: OurCrowd companies report $62M funding in a single week

OurCrowd

Top investment opportunities Startup of the Week: Sotero, protecting all data, anywhere, all the time Liquid Instruments raises $28.5M for disruptive electronic testing devices New meat industry investors back $2.5M

The Subtle Change Happening in the Startup Ecosystem and How Savvy Entrepreneurs Are Embracing It

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Could this be the competitive advantage you’ve been looking for? Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». entrepreneurship startup entrepreneur business founders

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.

Pipeline Supply Shocks in SaaS Sales

Tomasz Tunguz

Imagine a startup with 4 customers in the pipeline. The average sales cycle is 28 days. Two of those customers should close this quarter. Two of them, who entered the funnel later in the month, will take longer than 30 days to close.

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JBalvin enters the digital wellness space with the launch of a bilingual mental health app

TechCrunch

JBalvin, the Prince of Reggaeton, has been candid with his fans about his mental health struggles and healing journey. Now, he’s productizing some of his journey by launching OYE , a Spanish/English wellness app.

[Workspot in Business Wire] Workspot debuts Cloud Alliance Program, an innovative program for end user computing partners

OurCrowd

CAMPBELL, Calif.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Workspot, the Cloud PC company, today announced the launch of its Cloud Alliance Program, an invite-only, cloud-forward, partner program.

7 Reasons to Resign as CEO After Selling Your Startup

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Do I regret staying the CEO after our acquisition? Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». acquisition entrepreneurship startup business leadership

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.