October, 2022

Q&A with GSEA ‘Together We Grow’ Award Winner, Arnold Shoko

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business. Nominees compete against their peers from around the world in a series of local and national competitions in hopes to qualify for the GSEA Global Finals.

District of Innovators: Takeaways From DC Startup Week

Revolution

This September, the metro area convened for DC Startup Week — a five-day, 180+program occasion hosting more than 11,000 entrepreneurs. The event showcased just how robust DC’s tech community has grown — but that wasn’t always the case.

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Why Everyone with Six Figures to Invest Should Consider Angel Investing

Gust

Angel investing in the past few years has moved from an arcane backwater of the financial world to a business arena that receives coverage in mainstream newspapers and hit television shows such as ABC’s Shark Tank.

Fund Investor Profile Series: Ashim Egunjobi, Managing Partner, Octerra Capital

The Seraf Compass

This profile is the eighth in a series of interviews highlighting the work of interesting fund investors.

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.

Nigerian proptech Spleet gets $2.6M led by MaC VC to scale its property management products

TechCrunch

For the average individual living in Lagos — Nigeria’s most populous city, with over 20 million people — apartment hunting is an extreme sport.

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Be who you needed when you were younger

Entrepreneurs' Organization

One important question every successful entrepreneur can ask themselves is, “Who taught you what you needed to know to get where you are?” Another interesting question you might consider is: “Who had the tools or knowledge you clearly needed but for whatever reason did not offer it to you?”.

How a Company Becomes a Pillar of Its Local Community

Revolution

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on October 3, 2022. Hill Street Studios/Getty Images There was never a guarantee that Detroit would become the Motor City.

SME&E Festival Podcast: Flavio Hangarter, What is bootstrapping a business/startup?

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. What is bootstrapping a business/startup?

Just How Troubled is the Bay Area Startup Scene?

Tomasz Tunguz

There’s a prevailing narrative that the health of the Bay Area startup ecosystem faces challenges. San Francisco’s share of startup rounds by count has fallen from its perch ten years ago. But that’s not the full story. In 2021, San Francisco Bay Area startups raised $126b.

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.

Founded by Google’s former head of ads, Neeva brings its ad-free search engine to Europe

TechCrunch

Neeva , an ad-free search engine launched last year by a former engineer and executive best known for spearheading Google’s advertising tech business , is about to land in Europe.

Impact Hubs and their journey to Net Zero

Impact Hub

The journey to Net Zero is one that is walked collectively by Impact Hubs all over the globe; a journey that will allow us to ultimately co-exist and thrive with nature. Over the past few years, a few Impact Hubs have been leading the way to become Net Zero. .

TechCelerator at Ben Franklin is hosting a Virtual Pitch Event!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Join us to vote on your favorite business concept and help award a cash prize of 1,000 to a local startup! Eight local entrepreneurial teams are in the process of completing a ten-week, business startup boot camp. This exciting program has been offered by Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator program!

A Venture Capitalist Told Me How He Decides Which Startups to Fund, and I Couldn’t Believe It

Entrepreneur's Handbook

The real reasons people invest in startups aren’t always what you’d think. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». fundraising entrepreneurship founder-stories startup venture-capital

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.

A Comparison Of Life Sciences Outcomes Compared To Other Verticals

Angel Capital Association

Since TCA’s founding in 1997, we have invested in more than 500 companies and 123 (32%) of these have been in Life Sciences. Of the total investment, 25% has been in Life Sciences.

Newsletter: OurCrowd startups at COP27 + Malware-as-a-service exposed

OurCrowd

GIC backs Indian EV startup Euler Motors in $60 million funding

TechCrunch

Euler Motors, an Indian startup that designs and builds commercial electric vehicles, has raised $60 million in a new funding round as it works to ramp up its production capacity and broaden its offerings. Singapore’s sovereign fund GIC led the New Delhi-headquartered startup’s Series C funding.

Is Flex The Future?

GCUC

GCUC’s Liz Elam shares why the spaces that will thrive in the future are the ones that help humans connect + some tips to. The post Is Flex The Future? appeared first on GCUC Community. Coworking Future of Work

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.

TechCelerator at Ben Franklin is hosting a Virtual Pitch Event!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Join us to vote on your favorite business concept and help award a cash prize of 1,000 to a local startup! Eight local entrepreneurial teams are in the process of completing a ten-week, business startup boot camp. This exciting program has been offered by Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator program!

The 3 Legs of a Startup Pitch That Leaves Investors Begging For More

Entrepreneur's Handbook

How to sell me on investing in your startup Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». fundraising pitching startup entrepreneurship venture-capital

Is It A Computer Or A Car?

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

In the spring of 2014, I walked across the street from our apartment building to our parking garage to get our car and drive somewhere. I can’t recall where I was headed that morning. But as I walked into the garage, I saw two EV charging kiosks had been installed in our parking garage. I turned around and ran back to our apartment building, went back upstairs to our apartment, and told The Gotham Gal that we were getting a Tesla.

[Alloy Therapeutics in Business Wire] Alloy Therapeutics raises $42 million Series D financing to accelerate discovery technology development across biologic modalities

OurCrowd

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alloy Therapeutics, a biotechnology ecosystem company, has closed $42 million in Series D financing led by its existing investors 8VC and Mubadala Capital and joined by return investors Thiel Capital, Presight Capital, Founders Fund, and other unnamed family offices and sovereign wealth funds.

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.

Accel, BoxGroup, Cowboy Ventures, Pear VC and Yahoo to judge Startup Battlefield at Disrupt

TechCrunch

We’re less than a month away from TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18–20 in San Francisco!

How To Develop Your Startup’s Blog? [Detailed Guide]

Feedough

Running a startup is hard enough without worrying about things. Read more. The post How To Develop Your Startup’s Blog? Detailed Guide] appeared first on Feedough. Featured

Zing’s Shoham is Reinventing the Suburban Cup of Coffee Experience

Jason Malki

I had the pleasure of interviewing Avishai Shoham, the Co-Founder and CEO of Zing , a startup that is shaping the next generation of suburban commerce. From leading Via ’s product organization and autonomous business?—?which which deliver optimized transit solutions to public transportation?—?to

6 Questions That Will Make You Rethink Your Business Idea

Entrepreneur's Handbook

An analytical checklist to make sure you have a killer concept Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». life entrepreneurship money startup business

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.