2023

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EO Members Share Entrepreneurial Trends for the New Year

Entrepreneurs' Organization

We asked EO members to look ahead in 2023 and identify trends they see for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship overall. We asked them to share the skills, mindset or tools that entrepreneurs would be wise to adopt to meet the moment. Here’s what they shared. Video pitching.

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NYC Public Schools' Move to Ban ChatGPT Exposes Adults' Failures to Teach Healthy and Responsible Technology Usage

This is going to be BIG.

Prompt: “A Cartoon Teacher being crushed by the weight of society’s problems” - Stable Diffusion 2.1. This past Tuesday, New York City's Department of Education announced a ban on the popular chatbot ChatGPT from its schools' devices and networks. It’s easy to understand why.

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What Will Happen In 2023

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I want to focus this post on the macro environment for tech, startups, web3, and climate because that is where my head is at right now. I believe that sometime in the first half of 2023, the central banks around the world will start backing off the tightening that they have been engaged in as inflation continues to ease and the economy continues to cool.

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Charting a Course: Building a Winning VC Fund Strategy [Part II]

The Seraf Compass

In Part I of this article we discussed several key concepts of fund investment strategy and how funds are categorized, whether it be by industry, geography, stage, specialty (e.g. social impact, corporate, etc.) or some other criteria.

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Rethinking Growth: The Fight to Become and Stay Profitable

Speaker: Aleksey Krylov, CFA - Chief Financial Officer at CytoImmune Therapeutics

Join Aleksey Krylov, corporate finance expert and CFO at CytoImmune Therapeutics, for an insightful overview of working capital management and managing profitability.

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15 Years of Founders’ Co-op

Founders Coop

Founders’ Co-op turns fifteen this year. We started the firm in 2008, on the cusp of the Global Financial Crisis, and it’s somehow fitting to be entering our 15th year as the laws of financial gravity reassert themselves once again. Our firm’s original premise was – and remains – dead simple: Seattle is a global gravity well for engineering talent, thanks to the sustained excellence and corresponding human capital needs of Amazon and Microsoft.

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Report: Stripe tried to raise more funding at a $55B-$60B valuation

Hacker News

When payments giant Stripe raised $600 million at a $95 billion valuation in 2021, it made headlines for raising capital at the highest-ever valuation for a privately-held startup. Defending that valuation appears to be challenging.

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Thoma Bravo agrees to acquire digital forensics firm Magnet Forensics for over $1B

TechCrunch

Thoma Bravo, the private equity and growth capital firm, today announced that it would spend $1.8 billion CAD (~$1.34 billion) to acquire Magnet Forensics, a Waterloo-based company making software used by defense forces and businesses to investigate cybersecurity threats.

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RFQ | E3 Durham Hispanic Outreach, Navigation, and Support

Forward Cities

Overview. Timeline: Jan 17, 2023 - Nov 30, 2023. Budget: $20,000 - $25,000. E3 Durham (E3D) is a SBA grant funded program designed to help underserved and under-connected entrepreneurs to equitably start, grow, and scale businesses.

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News: NYS Governor Kathy Hochul Announces Launch of $30 Million Pre-seed and Seed Matching Fund Program

Gust

Good news for startups building from within New York State!

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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. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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What To Look for in a Website Builder

Startup Blogpost

From updated knowledge of trends to presenting a checklist upfront, here are the 15 answers to the question, “What are the most helpful things a business owner should look for in a website builder?” ” Knowledge of Current Trends. Security. Problem-Solving Skills.

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Reflections on the Origin Story of EO Global Leadership Academy (GLA)

Entrepreneurs' Organization

by Erick Slabaugh, a long-standing EO member in Seattle and former director on the EO Global Board “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

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The Startup M&A Market Fell 94% Year over Year - But One Segment is Thriving

Tomasz Tunguz

The US startup M&A market in Q4 2022 was one of the quietest in the last 20 years. It rivals the dotcom bust & Global Financial Crisis for its paucity. In percentage terms, last quarter dropped the most since 2000, falling 94% year-over-year. US venture-backed M&A fell from $34.6b

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Machine Learning and Schools

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I read last week that the NYC Department of Education has banned ChatGPT from its networks and devices. I understand that reaction and mentioned the issues that AI/ML create for educators in a post a few weeks ago. I attended a dinner this past week with USV portfolio founders and one who works in education told us that ChatGPT has effectively ended the essay as a way for teachers to assess student progress.

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. 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 using different types of data.

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Startup Advice in a Downturn: Reducing Burn and Burnout

The Seraf Compass

Investors supporting startups in difficult economic times are frequently called on to give advice to CEOs trying to cope.

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From Startup Failure to Venture Capital Success - Azriel Nicdao’s Journey

Jason Malki

Azriel Nicdao otherwise known as (A.Z.) who is a junior investor in the Venture Capital industry. believes that entrepreneurship empowers economies, connects communities, and empowers individuals to do the unthinkable.

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Supernormal raises $10M to automatically transcribe and summarize meetings

Flipboard

Generative AI is the tech industry’s buzzword of the moment. It’s no wonder — the VC firm Sequoia not long ago predicted that generative AI, which comprises AI that can generate text, art and more from prompts, could yield trillions of dollars in economic value over the long run.

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Most People Don’t Understand What Actually Makes Entrepreneurs Successful

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Here’s a hint: it’s not creativity Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». entrepreneurship entrepreneur founders startup business

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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.

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Twitter co-founder Biz Stone joins board of audiovisual startup Chroma

TechCrunch

Chroma , a startup working to build a new type of audiovisual entertainment specifically for mobile devices, is now adding a Twitter co-founder to its board.

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How Versatile VC collaborates with other investors

David Teten VC

In my meetings with family offices, VCs, and others, a frequent topic is how we collaborate with other investors. Here’s a summary of how we do that: – Other investors are frequently coinvestors/ followon investors in our portfolio.

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How Ukrainian Coworking Spaces Keep the Flag Flying

Deskmag

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been going on for more than 300 days. During this time Ukraine defended against numerous missile attacks, genocide and the destruction of the country's culture. How has the coworking industry changed since the beginning of the war? . Featured Blog Articles (EN

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Stories of Oklahoma Innovation: Building a Startup

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Experience & Expertise . Building a startup is not easy. In fact, creating and building a company that grows the economy with real solutions to real problems while also creating high-paying jobs that add to the permanent fabric of Oklahoma’s economy is an overwhelming challenge.

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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.

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How to Slay the Four Horsemen of the Mandated Return to Office

Entrepreneurs' Organization

As more and more companies require employees to return to the office, they run into the buzzsaw of what I think of as the “Four Horsemen of the Required Return to Office”— specifically, challenges with resistance, attrition, quiet quitting , and diversity.

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How Layoffs in Startupland Differ Between B2B & B2C Companies

Tomasz Tunguz

The current wave of layoffs, a difficult component of the innovation boom/bust cycle, differs from the previous years’ dynamics. B2B companies have reduced headcount to a greater extent than at any time since 2020.

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You Could Win $50,000 for your BIG IDEA!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

In partnership with the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Ben Franklin Technology Partners is looking for innovators with BIG IDEAS located in Cameron, Elk, Forest, McKean, or Warren County, PA.

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Seraf’s Most Popular Early Stage Investing Content of 2022

The Seraf Compass

As a leading voice for professionalism in the early-stage investing community, Seraf provides extensive materials on all aspects of early stage investing.

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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.