How Extreme Adventure Racing Informs Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs' Organization

We asked Dodd to discuss his passion for this extreme hobby and how it informs his professional endeavors. . The post How Extreme Adventure Racing Informs Entrepreneurship appeared first on Octane Blog – The official blog of the Entrepreneurs' Organization. Chip Dodd joined EO Southeast Virginia in 2013.

Avoiding bias and making informed decisions when hiring

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Though most managers recognize the importance of this choice, many do not take the necessary steps to ensure they are making a well-informed choice during selection. There are several things that managers can do to help ensure their hiring decisions are well-informed and effective. This helps to inform early ideas about what individual characteristics managers should be considered during the hiring process. Making an informed hiring decision.

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Atlanta-based Speedscale now has $2.2 million more to grow its API test automation business

TechCrunch

Recent Funding Startups TC agile software development Atlanta devops Georgia Institute of Technology information management Information technology sierra ventures Speedscale Tech Square Ventures Y Combinator

The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

Both Sides of the Table

Right now the most important role to hire in Twitter would be a seasoned marketing professional who could proactively change the conversation about Twitter and educate people about its significance as an information sharing tool. I’ve written extensively about Twitter’s use cases , but it’s biggest power is in information sharing. We went through portals to find information and thus those that ran the portals determined what we saw and were incredible valuable.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Why You Don’t Want to Give Financial Information to All of Your Investors

Both Sides of the Table

I have blogged about some of the downside consequences of the changes and the private information I have says the consequences are much worse than is reported in the press since few people publicly talk about. There’s another issue I can add to your list of things to be aware of – information rights. He informed the investor that this was a violation of confidentiality clauses and we now have our company counsel reviewing the situation.

What’s the minimum information to give your investors?

Berkonomics

Every investor wants regular information from companies taking their money. On the other side, entrepreneurs and CEO’s usually have a natural fear of giving too much information to us investors after the initial investment is received. They worry that we will not keep the information confidential and that financial data will find its way into competitors’ hands. How much financial information must our companies give?

Lessons for Brooklyn: Information Spillover at the Roots of NYC Tech

This is going to be BIG.

a space that sees information spillover as a feature, not a flaw. Information spillover. That's because investors who are fully engaged in the business of investing in startups on a fulltime bases are information brokers. Information needs to spill and flow if we're going to make some serious primordial soup for the growth of innovation.

Information Flow: Essentials of Venture Capital Fund Reporting [Part II]

The Seraf Compass

In Part I of this article we discussed the importance of reporting for early stage funds and what information a fund manager needs to properly track performance. Now we'll take a closer look at the most critical metrics used to measure performance, what information should be included when sending reports to LPs, and how to best communicate with investors

Information Flow: Essentials of Venture Capital Fund Reporting [Part III]

The Seraf Compass

In Part I of this article we discussed the importance of reporting for early stage funds and what information a fund manager needs to properly track performance. In Part II we addressed the most critical metrics used to measure performance, what information should be included when sending reports to LPs, and how to best communicate with investors.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Consume Information That Encourages You To Do More

Y Combinator

00:00 – Consume information that encourages you to do more. 4:05 – Your thought process is influenced by the information you consume. YC Partner and Head of Admissions Dalton Caldwell on consuming tech media and being careful to choose things that encourage you to do more. Topics. 1:25 – You don’t need permission from investors to start a company. 2:30 – Is thought leadership important?

streamlining infectious mosquito control with artificial intelligence: q&a with Tristan Ford of VecTech

Venture Well

Early Stage Innovators environment information technologyUsing artificial intelligence, E-Team VecTech is eliminating the need for harmful insecticides for mosquito control. The post streamlining infectious mosquito control with artificial intelligence: q&a with Tristan Ford of VecTech appeared first on VentureWell.

How much information do you give to investors?

Berkonomics

There is a natural fear of giving too much information to investors after the initial investment is received. CEO’s worry that investors will not keep the information confidential and that financial data will find its way into competitors’ hands. But the question that is most often asked is: “How much financial information must be divulged?” Good relations with investors can be maintained only by keeping current with information between the company and the investors.

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Using Price & Demand Curves to Inform Startup Product Roadmaps

Tomasz Tunguz

Even if the details are very hazy, price demand curves are useful tools to inform product strategy and prioritization. The traditional theoretical price demand curve is often drawn like this. The chart makes two points: there is some relationship between price and demand / revenue opportunity, and customer segments underpin that relationship. Each segment demands different products to satisfy different needs and presents a different revenue/profit opportunity.

How ZoomInfo Solves Recruiting Pain Points

For recruiters to build their pipeline and search for the next candidate, they need to ensure they have access to the most accurate data on the market. More specifically, having access to updated information lets you engage faster with ideal candidates searching the job market. To begin getting these candidates in the right positions, it includes utilizing updated contact data and enhancing your outreach strategy for improved effectiveness.

What if you come across juicy competitor information?

Berkonomics

Most CEOs want to obtain information about their competitors in the most subtle and non-obvious ways. And of course, most are willing to trade information to get information. In my former industry, I became an informal centralized source for knowledge about the revenues of each of the many competitors, with a special skill for asking just the right questions to obtain the information. Close.

Big data: Information is NOT knowledge

Berkonomics

Adding context to data takes this information and creates actionable knowledge. That’s data dense with information that is useful. Google analytics provides this information at no cost for websites and pages viewed. Google uses proprietary tools to do this quickly, with resultant information available within a day. And yet, there are times when strategic marketing demands information that is readily available in files owned and controlled by you.

[SixGill in Israel Defense] Sixgill joins IBM’s Security Information and Event Management Technology

OurCrowd

Israeli cyber threat intelligence company Sixgill announced this past week that its Darkfeed threat feed will integrate with IBM’s security information and event management technology to identify and prevent cyber-attacks.

Make informal advisors part of the team.

Berkonomics

Whether you find advisors from family, friends, faculty or fellow managers, great advisors can become an informal resource that rivals that of more formal resources, including board members. We work for food” is a common mantra for such friends who are willing to provide such informal services. In my experience both seeking and providing such informal services, personal visits to a company for more than a short time before or after a lunch or dinner are fine.

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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

[Signals Analytics in PR Newswire] Signals Analytics Awarded Wide-Ranging Patent Grant for Automatic Extraction of Information from Unstructured Data Sources

OurCrowd

The post [Signals Analytics in PR Newswire] Signals Analytics Awarded Wide-Ranging Patent Grant for Automatic Extraction of Information from Unstructured Data Sources appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

[Kenna Security in Security Informed] Kenna Security Announces David La France As Vice President Of Engineering To Overcome Cultural And Engineering Challenges

OurCrowd

The post [Kenna Security in Security Informed] Kenna Security Announces David La France As Vice President Of Engineering To Overcome Cultural And Engineering Challenges appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

[SixGill in The Jerusalem Post] Personal information of hundreds of Zoom accounts found on dark web

OurCrowd

The post [SixGill in The Jerusalem Post] Personal information of hundreds of Zoom accounts found on dark web appeared first on OurCrowd. Sixgill states that these credentials can be used to accomplish a plethora of seedy activities, such as eavesdropping on corporate calls and identity theft, among others. Read more here. News Center cybersecurity portfolio news sixgill

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Information Cascades - How Many Rational People Can Make Logical Decisions and Yet Still Create a Bubble

Tomasz Tunguz

This phenomenon is called an information cascade. This is the permanent and inevitable information cascade that can result when the first two balls are of the same color and everyone acts rationally. Information cascades like these occur because we infer beliefs from others’ actions. All the information in the market should lead her to another conclusion. Information cascades don’t only happen in the financial markets.

The Recruiting Crossword Puzzle

Test your recruiter-brain with this crossword puzzle, which reveals the best ways to move forward in your efforts with every answer!

How Using Creative Outreach Tools and Methods are Fueling Entrepreneurial Recovery in Chicago

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Thomas said that she and Garcia asked themselves: “How can we think of different ways to challenge ourselves to ensure everyone is getting the information?”. So, we pivoted and started a weekly eblast that specifically focuses on funding information like deadlines for loans or grants.”.

[Tala in The Irish Times] The apps placing information and power in women’s hands

OurCrowd

The post [Tala in The Irish Times] The apps placing information and power in women’s hands appeared first on OurCrowd. Shivani Siroya founded the credit app Tala when she discovered that a third of the world’s population don’t have a credit history, and have no financial identity. Read more here. News Center FinTech portfolio news tala

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[BriefCam in Security Informed] Digital Watchdog Unveils DW Spectrum IPVMS Integration With BriefCam’s Video Content Analytics Platform

OurCrowd

The post [BriefCam in Security Informed] Digital Watchdog Unveils DW Spectrum IPVMS Integration With BriefCam’s Video Content Analytics Platform appeared first on OurCrowd. “We are excited to add Briefcam to the DW Spectrum ecosystem,” said Patrick Kelly, Director of IP Video Solutions, DW. This integration opens a world of possibilities for DW Spectrum users.”. Read more here.

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[Trusona in Information Age] Cyber security will always be an issue, “until we get rid of passwords” — Frank Abagnale Jr

OurCrowd

The post [Trusona in Information Age] Cyber security will always be an issue, “until we get rid of passwords” — Frank Abagnale Jr appeared first on OurCrowd. How can organisations beat malware and ransomware; and get a stronger foothold in the cyber security landscape? Frank Abagnale Jr, security consultant and former con man, says the tables will never be turned “until we get rid of passwords” Read more here.

Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

5 Things Startups Need to Know About Cybersecurity

StartupNation

If you use technology to store and manage sensitive information, you are a potential target for malicious activity. Hackers sometimes use phishing attacks to trick trustworthy employees into revealing sensitive information that allows them to access company networks.

Entrepreneurship is About Creation. Here’s Why We Need to Train Entrepreneurs to Create the Next Economy.

Co Starters

Yes, some of those opinions were more informed than others, just like today. Part four of a series from our founder on exploring a new approach to economic development that places individuals, families, and entrepreneurs at the center. . By Enoch Elwell.

CO.STARTERS is a Small Business Too: Part II

Co Starters

But once you’ve stopped, gotten situated, and gathered essential information, it’s time to follow the 3 E’s of customer interaction: engage, enquire, and empathize. There’s a correlation between how much customer information you have and the success of your business!

Qatalog, the ‘virtual workspace’ rebundling SaaS tools to help teams function better, raises $15M

TechCrunch

By building what Rauf calls the “work graph,” Qatalog wants to unify workplace information to make it much more accessible and transparent, and with the ability to automate routine work and enable SaaS tools to talk to one another.

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I’m Ready to Get Creative With My Business. Now Where Do I Start?

Co Starters

You try to define the problem and realize you still don’t have enough information. What is design thinking, anyway? Hopefully by now you’ve read our recap of Shelley Prevost’s stellar talk on how to get yourself calm.

Clearing a Path Toward Equity Through Entrepreneurship

Co Starters

As a once-glorious city that birthed the aluminum industry, New Kensington had fallen out of favor with the information economy that took hold in the 80s and 90s. . CASE STUDY. Forward Cities + The Corner. New Kensington, Pennsylvania. By partnering with two collaborative national networks, community builders in New Kensington, PA were able to provide more equitable entrepreneurship opportunities for local residents.