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The Ideal Financial Reporting Tempo For A VC-Backed Company

Feld Thoughts

Over the past few days, I’ve had a similar conversation about reporting tempo with three different people (2 CFOs and 1 CEO). In each case, we snuck up on the issue, rather than starting with it. The fundamental question addressed what the reporting tempo to the board should be. This does not mean that quarterly financials work for me.

Beware this New Gmail Scam that is Tricking Even Tech-Savvy Users

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here is what you need to know in order to stay safe from a new, sophisticated phishing attack

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Innovation – something both parties can agree on

Steve Blank

On the last day Congress was in session in 2016, Democrats and Republicans agreed on a bill that increased innovation and research for the country.

6 Elements Of Every Message Stand Out Above The Text

Startup Professionals Musings

Effective communication is an absolute requirement for successfully starting a business, but it doesn’t come naturally to many entrepreneurs. Empathy.

Announcing Techstars AngelList Funds for Mentors and Alumni

Feld Thoughts

A key ingredient of Techstars accelerator programs is our experienced and engaged mentor community. Mentors embrace the Techstars “Give First” philosophy by offering founders their time, advice, and connections. We treat mentorship seriously – you can read about it in our Mentor Manifesto and my blog series on the mentor manifesto.

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Is 2017 The Year Of Flat Headcount?

Feld Thoughts

If you are growing at a rate of less than 50% year over year, you should consider viewing 2017 as  the year of flat headcount. As budgets are settling down and getting approved for many of the companies I’m on the board of, I’m seeing a general trend of much less headcount growth in 2017 than in 2016. agree that it’s a feature.

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The Surprising Reason Introverts Are Actually Better at Sales

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Back in the day, salespeople needed to be extroverted simply to survive. Today, not so much

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Innovation – something both parties can agree on

Steve Blank

On the last day Congress was in session in 2016, Democrats and Republicans agreed on a bill that increased innovation and research for the country.

Key Things to Consider When Choosing an Office Space

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Choosing an office space is both a blessing and a curse. The Location Is it convenient for staff and clients? How good are the transport links?

10 Habits That Will Get You Promoted In Any Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Everyone knows that that startups are risky, but they also expect that the job will be exciting and potentially very lucrative (think early employees at Facebook and Google). Yet we have all heard stories about the high turnover, unstructured work environment, lower base pay, and unpredictable expectations from the top. You can’t outsource that one.

Great Presenters Do One Thing That Most of You Don't, Science Says

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The eye-opening research about what actually influences your audience, and how you can use that to prepare and deliver better presentations

How tech is turning CMOs into Chief Collaboration Officers

The Next Web

For marketers, the easy days are over. Once upon a time, maybe four or five years ago, it was fairly straightforward to segment customers, predict their behavior and schedule broad but impactful marketing campaigns. Technology has changed all that. Business Entrepreneur Insider

Hurricane Oracle

deal architect

Three presentations really stood out during the Oracle Cloud analyst day in NYC this week.

7 Work Ethic Elements Will Get You Investor Funding

Startup Professionals Musings

Starting and running a business is hard. Business is more about people than product. You need team members who genuinely enjoy delighting others.

Here's What's Wrong With Your Great Idea

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A flash of insight will not make you Steve Jobs, it just means that you've recognized a pattern that may or may not really be there

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4 Skills Every Project Manager Needs

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Being a project matter is tough, yet rewarding work. Everyone has a set of soft skills unique to their personality. Blog & Grow

Hacking for Defense Goes National

Steve Blank

This week we are doing what we said we’ll do – scale the class nationally: Hacking for Defense at Georgetown:  Began Wednesday, January 11.

How To Survive As An Expat Entrepreneur Abroad

YFS Magazine

With opportunities for business in every corner of the world, many entrepreneurs travel far and wide in search of success.

How To Go Viral on LinkedIn

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

LinkedIn recently revealed some specific tips and insights on what makes posts (and people) go viral on the network

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10 Ways Aspiring Entrepreneurs Are Often Victimized

Startup Professionals Musings

One would think that with all the sad stories and tools published over the past twenty years, this problem would be behind us. Phantom fund investors.

Is it Time For Outsourced Accounting?

YoungUpstarts

by Scott Anderson, Small Business Services Partner-in-Charge at Sensiba San Filippo. Sound familiar? Evaluate internal and external solutions.

How To Dress Like An Entrepreneur Everybody Wants To Invest In

YFS Magazine

While you should wear what you feel the most confident in, dressing to impress is also a goal.

What Martin Luther King Can Teach You About Achieving Your Dreams

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Martin Luther King fought hard for his dream and inspired a nation. MLK Quotes and observations to help you to achieve your dream

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The Application Vendor is dead. Long live the Application Vendor!

deal architect

I have just come back from a round the world trip with frequent reminders of Great Britain's wide influence - Victoria Harbour, Raffles Hotel, Brabourne Stadium, Kipling's Kim in bookstores among others. You could almost visualize the rise and fall. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Industry Commentary

Meet Amy Ingram

Jeff Hilimire

Amy Ingram is my assistant. She schedules my meetings and reminds me about appointments I have. And, most impressively, she’s a robot. Random

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What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Social Selling

YFS Magazine

Are you using social media to sell directly to prospects? Grow Marketing & Sales sales selling tips social media social selling

4 Hardcore Lessons from First Lady Melania Trump's Gift-Giving Moment

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Getting First Lady Trump's present might have been uncomfortable for the Obamas, but it reveals tons about how to conduct yourself in business

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5 Local SEO Mistakes to Avoid in 2017

Duct Tape Marketing

5 Local SEO Mistakes to Avoid in 2017 written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. whopping 46 percent of all searches on Google are local.

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What Traits Should You Look for in Your Startup’s First Employees?

Up and Running

You have thought of the concept repeatedly. You have written mission statements and defined your product or service. Startups don’t have this luxury.

5 Hidden Ways Paying By Check Is Hurting Your Business

YoungUpstarts

by Karla Friede, CEO, co-founder, and member of the Board of Directors at Nvoicepay. Payment errors. Payment errors are a big part of the AP process.

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Great Mentors Have These 5 Traits in Common

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A good mentor shares wisdom and experience with their mentee. The benefits of a mentor can be limitless

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7 Steps To Launch A Passive Income Business Selling Services Online

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Welcome to a complete overview of the steps to launch what I call a Services Arbitrage business.

How to use data to make killer content decisions

The Next Web

The end of the year isn’t merely the end of the financial year for many companies, it’s also the time when many people take a few extra days off.

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Grayline is the Brainchild of Joseph Kopser and Bret Boyd

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Austin entrepreneurs Joseph Kopser and Bret Boyd have launched Grayline, a corporate consulting firm. Kopser previously worked as global president of moovel, a subsidiary of Diamler AG. Moovel recently announced plans to consolidate operations to Portland. Austin