Our Investment Framework Post-COVID-19


The post Our Investment Framework Post-COVID-19 appeared first on 500 Startups. There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has affected nearly every industry globally.

EO’s framework for sustainability: How EO will become net positive by 2030

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Yiannis and his company helped to develop a sustainability framework for EO to manage its environmental and social impact, and inspire EO members to engage with the organization’s sustainability agenda. The following is a summary of EO’s sustainability framework.


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Framework raises $2M seed to create an ‘on-demand business school’ aimed at startups


So this, essentially is what Framework has come up with, and it’s now raised a $2 million seed round to create an “on-demand business school” The edtech platform says it has more than 2,500 people on its waitlist ahead of its launch next year.

How our team found its ideal communication framework—and why it matters

Entrepreneurs' Organization

But, the right communication framework takes the great people you have and makes you all better. Find your ideal communication framework. And I realized that my leadership team didn’t have a framework to understand how to take our business and company to the next level.

Buyer’s Checklist: How to Evaluate a B2B Contact Data Provider

Many organizations fail to properly evaluate vendors during the selection process. Download ZoomInfo’s data-driven eBook for guidance on effectively assessing the vendor marketplace. After reading, you’ll gain insight into the following components:

How to implement an actionable data ethics framework


Whether your company is just starting out or has an established market presence, there are specific actions you can take to position your company for success, and it all starts with developing and publishing a data ethics framework. Operationalize your data ethics framework. John Story.

This 7-Part Storytelling Framework Might Be The Most Powerful Persuasion Tool Ever Created

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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How entrepreneurs benefit from ‘Alien Thinking’

Entrepreneurs' Organization

But the alien metaphor serves as a neat acronym for the five dimensions of our ALIEN thinking framework: A for Attention. Current innovation frameworks–think lean startup or design sprint–emphasize speed and action over reflection and strategic breaks.

These 8 Copywriting Frameworks Will Teach You More About Marketing Than a College Degree

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Use them with email, landing pages, and digital content Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». digital-marketing marketing writing entrepreneurship startup

Per Seat or Per Use Pricing: A Framework for Evaluating the Right Strategy for Your Startup

Tomasz Tunguz

Madhavan provided an excellent framework for answering this question, in addition to a multitude of other insights. Those are some of the chestnuts from the session, and they provide a rough framework. Should you price your SaaS per seat or per use? That was one of the salient questions Madhavan Ramanujam answered in last week’s Office Hours at Redpoint.

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.

Bottom-up SaaS: A framework for mapping pricing to customer value


In this piece, we will take a closer look at this trend — and specifically how it has fundamentally altered pricing — and at a framework for mapping pricing to customer value. The MAP customer value framework. Caryn Marooney. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

Grouparoo snares $3M seed to build open source customer data integration framework


Today, Grouparoo , a new startup from three industry vets is the next company up with an open source framework designed to make it easier for developers to access and make use of customer data.

Framework looks to expand repairability beyond the laptop


Founded in late-2019 by former Apple and Oculus/Facebook engineer Nirav Patel, Framework is among those burgeoning hardware startups focused on placing repairability as a key feature in product design. Image Credits: Framework.

How to Choose a Prioritization Framework

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Or combine many frameworks into one meta-framework Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». product-roadmap product-development startup product-management prioritization

Brainstorming for New Startup Ideas: A Framework to Spur Creative Thinking

For Entrepreneurs

This blog post outlines a framework that is designed to fire up your best creative thinking modes, triggering [.]. If you are a serial entrepreneur starting to look for an idea for your next startup, you are likely to want a way to stimulate your brain to come up with as many good ideas as possible. Startup Help

A framework to think about pricing seed, angel, and venture capital rounds

This is going to be BIG.

How do you price a round? Its one of the most often asked questions and yet I've never seen a great answer given. It seems to me that the most important factor in pricing your round isn't your progress or your idea. It seems to come down to two things: 1) How much do you want to raise? 2) Supply and demand of capital willing to invest in your company. The second is pretty obvious, but what about the first? So the more you want to raise, the more your company is worth?

SEC Framework Amended to Promote Capital Formation and Expand Opportunities

Angel Capital Association

By: Pat Gouhin, Chief Executive Officer The Angel Capital Association’s continued advocacy toward harmonizing and simplifying the existing framework to improve capital raising pathways and expand investment opportunities has yielded successful results for U.S. The amendments will address gaps and intricacies in the framework that hinder capital access for issuers and entrepreneurs, and access to investment opportunities for investors.

To Break Revenue Records Next Year, Define Your “1–1–1 Framework”

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Scaling your online business sometimes means doing *less*, not more. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». social-media startup marketing business entrepreneurship

An actionable framework for founders bridging into web3


Doug Petkanics. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Doug Petkanics is the co-founder and CEO of Livepeer , an open video infrastructure for livestreaming. More posts by this contributor. Web 3.0 can repair the attention-driven digital economy. What’s your web3 strategy?

Numbers Protocol’s blockchain camera Capture App safeguards the integrity of photos


The open-source Starling Framework for Data Integrity was launched to protect the veracity of online content using blockchain technology, creating “birth certificates” for photos and videos and tracking any changes made to them.

A Framework for Maximizing Startup Marketing Effectiveness

Tomasz Tunguz

At a board meeting last week, one of the VPs of Marketing I’m lucky to work with presented a brilliantly simple way of explaining the evolution of a startup’s marketing tactics. I’ve drawn a diagram of the idea above, which borrows heavily from McKinsey’s 3 horizons. Startups have many different marketing options at their disposal: SEO/SEM, print, radio, TV, mail, affiliate, content marketing…The list goes on and on.

Countingup closes £9.1M for its business current account with built-in accounting features


Leading the round is Framework Venture Partners, with participation from Gresham House Ventures, Sage and existing investors. Europe Fundings & Exits Recent Funding Startups TC Countingup Framework Venture PartnersCountingup , the U.K.

Introducing the Green Zone Framework to Optimize Your Work & Life

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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$10B is the new $1B, and we need a new framework for startup valuations


What is a startup? It’s a question so picked over at this point that it feels like the only answer is it depends. That’s fair. In the past, we might have said that once a private-market company earns a $1 billion valuation, it is no longer a startup.

A Zero to Hero Analytics Framework to scale your business

Entrepreneur's Handbook

How can business analytics transform the way you scale your company? Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». big-data-analytics business-strategy business-intelligence business-analytics scaling-up

Webiny nabs $3.5M seed to build serverless development framework on top of serverless CMS


Webiny , an early-stage startup that launched in 2019 with an open-source, serverless CMS, had also developed a framework to help build the CMS, and found that customers were also interested in that to help build their own serverless apps.

RIBS: The messaging framework for every company and product


Bottom-up SaaS: A framework for mapping pricing to customer value. Caryn Marooney. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Caryn Marooney is general partner at Coatue Management and sits on the boards of Zendesk and Elastic.

A six-step framework to make strategic decisions

Tomasz Tunguz

This framework has helped me many times simplify strategic questions and shift from questioning to analysis to action. By using an analysis framework like the one above, you can bring clarity and a common language with your board for evaluating and making the right strategic choices Any number of challenges can arise during a startup’s initial years. Some of these changes could be major and may require rethinking strategy. Competitors enter your target market.

Co-founder Equity Split: A New Framework to Objectively Divide Startup Ownership and Get Back to Building a Business


The post Co-founder Equity Split: A New Framework to Objectively Divide Startup Ownership and Get Back to Building a Business appeared first on The Gust Blog. We’ve just released our free Co-founder Equity Split tool. It’ll give you a fair and objective recommendation about how to divide your startup’s ownership, so you and your co-founders will have a sensible, real starting point for this notoriously hard, crucially important conversation.

Simple Frameworks For Success (Full Video + Success)


Frameworks To Become A Billionaire. Or you don't do that that framework? Yeah, I have that framework. Sam: for me, yeah, I have that framework. I was recently on The Hustle's "My First Million" podcast with Sam Parr and Shaan Puri.

The Best Goal Setting Frameworks

Tomasz Tunguz

But, there are other frameworks for setting goals. I had wanted to find some consistent framework for setting goals. Of late, I’ve been having lots of conversations with founders about setting goals. It’s a really important topic for many founders, because it’s the way that management teams align incentives and focus an organization on a few important areas.

[Hub Security in PR Newswire] HUB Security Announces a $18m Framework Agreement to Provide Confidential Computing Hardware Solutions


The post [Hub Security in PR Newswire] HUB Security Announces a $18m Framework Agreement to Provide Confidential Computing Hardware Solutions appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

turning the tide: how Beall Applied Innovation champions educational equity

Venture Well

When leaders at UCI BAI discovered VentureWell’s Advancing Equity report, they used it as a blueprint to develop a DEI framework for their organization.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Post Gazette] U.S. Department of Transportation releases framework for hyperloop development


Department of Transportation releases framework for hyperloop development appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.