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From apathy to action: Transforming volunteer boards through tech empowerment

Board Effect

An engaged nonprofit board is like the wind in the sails of your nonprofit. It fosters innovation, helps navigate challenges and drives fundraising efforts. But how to achieve this level of engagement? Enter technology and board development — the secret weapons for enhancing board engagement. Engagement doesn’t happen by accident. Instead, it’s the result of purposeful and consistent efforts and planning.

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Textio’s Founder Kieran Snyder on the Two Advantages Startups Have in AI (While Remaining Skeptical Of The Funding Gold Rush)

Hunter Walker

“Admirer from outside of the cap table” is how I approached Kieran Snyder , Cofounder of Textio. That is to say, I DMed her on Twitter in 2016, impressed by the work she was doing but without a preexisting relationship. Thankfully the interest was mutual and we’ve had the chance to exchange thoughts here and there in the time since.

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19 Entrepreneurs List Their Favorite Technology Innovation

Hearpreneur

Technology innovation is driving advancements in various industries, shaping our world today. From AI and machine learning to biotechnology, technology is revolutionizing our lives. Innovations like blockchain, virtual reality, and cloud computing are transforming business and communication. Entrepreneurs embrace these innovations to unlock possibilities, making them a cornerstone of modern entrepreneurship.

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Exploring Tax Strategies For Small Businesses: Insights Inspired By Troy Renkemeyer’s Experiences

The Startup Magazine

Navigating the complexities of tax regulations can be daunting for small business owners, yet mastering this aspect is crucial for ensuring their operations’ financial health and sustainability. An effective tax strategy can minimize legal liabilities and significantly reduce expenses, freeing up resources for investment and growth. In this article, business expert Troy Renkemeyer aims to demystify the process of developing and implementing a robust tax strategy tailored to the unique need

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Every startup and innovation project exists within an ecosystem that either helps or hurts that project. As innovation managers, we need to keep a pulse of that ecosystem and make sure we're helping those innovation projects we're managing every step of the way. In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in

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How to Navigate the New Era of SEO: Strategies for Understanding Consumer Search Behavior

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Navigate the New Era of SEO: Strategies for Understanding Consumer Search Behavior written by Tosin Jerugba read more at Duct Tape Marketing The Duct Tape Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interviewed Dale Bertrand, an SEO specialist with over two decades of experience working with Fortune 500 companies and startups globally.

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The Future of Client Scheduling Is Here: Unveiling the Power of Digital Booking Systems

Women Entrepreneurs Can

The scheduling landscape for businesses and clients alike is undergoing a profound transformation. Today, many companies are shifting towards a digital future, relying on an online booking system to accommodate their client appointment needs. This move caters to modern client preferences, streamlines operational efficiency, and enhances the overall service experience.

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Sustainability in Business Education: Modular Buildings Leading the Way

The Startup Magazine

Sustainability has become a crucial element in shaping the future. Your awareness of the impact of business operations on the natural world is translating into a demand for education that incorporates sustainability at its core. Modular buildings are now at the forefront of the reimagining of business education spaces. Source: Pixabay Modular buildings are resource-efficient and embody the principles of sustainable development.

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Peerbagh founder and board chair Vatsala Kakroo passes away

Brandanew

With profound grief, we would like to inform you that Peerbagh’s founder and board chair, Vatsala Kakroo (38) passed away on May 7th, 2024 at 5:35 am after an intense period of an untimely cancer diagnosis. She fought bravely but ultimately transitioned peacefully with her family around her. In 2021, Vatsala Kakroo founded the Everything […] The post Peerbagh founder and board chair Vatsala Kakroo passes away appeared first on Peerbagh.

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How to Win The Consumer Boredom-Span: The Key to Cutting Through Clutter

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Win The Consumer Boredom-Span: The Key to Cutting Through Clutter written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing The Duct Tape Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interviewed Alan Dibb. Through his extensive experience as a rebellious marketer and serial entrepreneur, Alan Dibb has spearheaded a revolutionary approach to marketing known as Lean Marketing.

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Elevate Your Brand: Creative Cannabis Packaging Ideas

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Key Takeaways: Discover how unique packaging designs can significantly impact brand perception and consumer behavior. Explore the importance of sustainability and functionality in packaging to stay ahead in the competitive cannabis market. Learn about the regulatory considerations that must be addressed in cannabis packaging designs. The Importance of First Impressions In the cannabis industry, where product quality and brand image are paramount, packaging contributes significantly to the custom

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How To Get Custom Merch For Your Business

YoungUpstarts

If you want to boost brand awareness, engage with your customers, and elevate your team as brand ambassadors, consider offering branded merchandise. The post How To Get Custom Merch For Your Business appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Nygina Mills on the Role of Compliance in Risk Management in Building Resilient Businesses

The Startup Magazine

Corporate governance expert Nygina Mills discusses the critical role of compliance in building resilient businesses that can withstand regulatory and market changes. You can learn more about her background and how she helps businesses with regulations focusing on compliance risk and legal oversight in her YouTube video. Perhaps now more than ever, the resilience of a business is frequently tested by its ability to adapt to regulatory changes and market challenges.

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Burning Platform:  Workday’s Rapidly Expanding Ecosystem

deal architect

For the 119th episode of Burning Platform, we host Matt Brandt, Senior Vice President, Global Partners at Workday. He is a very articulate West Point graduate with a long tenure in various roles at Workday. I wrote recently about Workday’s.

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How to Master the Science of Learning: From Tetris to Teaching

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Master the Science of Learning: From Tetris to Teaching written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing The Duct Tape Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interviewed Scott Young. Through his extensive research and exploration into the science of learning, Scott Young has uncovered fascinating insights into how individuals can master the art of acquiring new skills effectively.

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The Secret History of Polaroid CEO Edwin Land – part 1

Steve Blank

The connections between the world of national security and commercial companies still has surprises. December 1976 – Vandenberg Air Force Base, U.S. military space port on the coast of California As a Titan IIID rocket blasted off, it carried a spacecraft on top that would change everything about how intelligence from space was gathered. Heading to space was the first digital photo reconnaissance satellite.

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Beyond Integrity: How To Hire Ethical Leaders

YoungUpstarts

Would you hire an ethical leader over a great salesperson, a world-class scientist, and a tried-and-true businessperson with an extensive history of success? The post Beyond Integrity: How To Hire Ethical Leaders appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Public Relations Gives You That Oh, So Needed Attention!

Rembrandt Communications

Does Your Target Market Know About You? If not, public relations can get you the attention you desire! Smart business owners know that that one good story in the media can help boost awareness, bring in new customers/patients and provide a competitive edge fast. This is all part of the power of PR, or public relations. After all, when your targeted audience members see your name in the press, you receive third-party credibility you can’t get in any other way.

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Hasso Plattner, Storyteller

deal architect

Dr. Hasso Plattner has finally stepped down from official duties at SAP. Over his 5 decades at the company he enriched the lives of tens of thousands of people around the world. I got to see a different side of.

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9 Things You Can Do with a DSW Degree

The Startup Magazine

A Doctor of Social Work (DSW) degree equips professionals with advanced skills and knowledge to address complex issues in society. As the need for experienced social workers continues to rise, a DSW degree opens doors to diverse career paths beyond traditional roles. Image Source Whether you aim to work directly with clients, shape policies that affect entire communities, or educate the next generation of social workers, this degree can set the foundation for a fulfilling career.

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SXSW to Launch in London

SiliconHills

Austin’s iconic music, film, and tech festival, South by Southwest, is going across the pond to launch SXSW London in June 2025. It’s SXSW’s first European conference. But SXSW did launch SXSW in Sydney, Australia, last year.

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Maximising Growth And Efficiency: The Power Of Cloud-Based ERP Systems For SMBs

YoungUpstarts

Charlie Green explores the myriad benefits and pivotal role of cloud-based ERP systems, unravelling their strategic significance for SMBs through a lens of cutting-edge research and compelling data. The post Maximising Growth And Efficiency: The Power Of Cloud-Based ERP Systems For SMBs appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Roy Reznik

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Lightspeed Venture Partners is a multi-stage venture capital firm focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends.

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Analyst Cam: Rimini Street support for SAP and Oracle

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series. One of our major research focus areas is Applications Modernization and Migrations. As I wrote here.

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Exploring the Best Free Crowdfunding Sites Online

The Startup Magazine

Have you dreamed of launching your own business, pushing forward an innovative project, or supporting a charitable cause, but never had the funding? You’re not alone! The good news is crowdfunding platforms exist to help turn those dreams into reality. These platforms can provide the necessary financial backbone to launch your ideas on a global platform.

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An update on Version One’s thesis: Backing mission-driven founders who are early in new areas

Version One Ventures

At Version One, an investment thesis has always been more than just defining a market sector or company stage. It has been the North Star that guides and keeps us centered amidst all the noise in early-stage VC, of which there has been a lot over the past decade! Our investment philosophy is so core to who we are as humans and as a firm that even if we didn’t have one officially written, we’d still have the same guiding framework and convictions.

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Negotiating Your Commercial Lease: 7 Tips For Getting The Best Deal

YoungUpstarts

Negotiate your commercial lease well. Your lease is the foundation upon which you'll build your business' future. The post Negotiating Your Commercial Lease: 7 Tips For Getting The Best Deal appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Yinon Costica

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Lightspeed Venture Partners is a multi-stage venture capital firm focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends.

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Retire at 75. Start planning to retire from age 35.

deal architect

I recently interviewed Chip Conley, author of “Learning to love Midlife”. He defines midlife as ages “35 to 75”. Watch the episode – he explains his own experience as a “modern elder” around much younger Airbnb founders and execs. Overall.

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Hiring Mistakes you are Probably Making

The Startup Magazine

Hiring staff will lead to your company growing and you may even find that you are able to make more money as a result. With that being said, if you end up rushing the process then this will result in you struggling to get the results you are looking for. If you want to do something about this then one thing you can do is make sure that you are not rushing the process.

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Themes vs Verticals: How to Stand Out as a VC Building a Thesis

This is going to be BIG.

There are more active VCs alive today than have ever existed in the history of modern human existence—and that dates back 300,000 years! That means a lot of competition for the best deals and more difficulty in standing out. Add on the fact that some people theorize that the need for venture capital dollars will peak, or potentially already has, and then decline because of the ever-decreasing cost of technology infrastructure as well as the increasing capability of AI to replace expensive humans

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The Essential Guide To Outsourced CFO Services: Why It Matters For Small Businesses

YoungUpstarts

Outsourced CFO services allows small businesses to access high-level financial expertise without the substantial costs associated with a full-time CFO. The post The Essential Guide To Outsourced CFO Services: Why It Matters For Small Businesses appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Mohit Kampani

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Lightspeed Venture Partners is a multi-stage venture capital firm focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends.

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Analyst Cam: Rimini Street support for SAP and Oracle

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series. One of our major research focus areas is Applications Modernization and Migrations. As I wrote here.

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Max Gorin Discusses Developing A Forward-Thinking Strategy For NEMT Business Growth

The Startup Magazine

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) not only bridges the critical gap in access to healthcare for individuals with disabilities, older people, and those without means of transport but also represents a burgeoning sector with significant growth potential. Developing a forward-thinking strategy is paramount for businesses operating within the NEMT sector, aiming to expand their reach and enhance the quality of care and service provided to their clients.

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Know Your Numbers: The Ultimate Guide to Data-Driven Success for Startups

Gust

Understanding your startup's metrics is like having a GPS for your business journey. It helps you navigate challenges, make informed decisions, and steer your company towards success. The post Know Your Numbers: The Ultimate Guide to Data-Driven Success for Startups appeared first on Gust.

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5 Best Practices To Increase Lead Quality And Conversion Rates

YoungUpstarts

Improving your lead management processes can lead to higher-quality leads and increased conversion rates. Here are some ways to do so. The post 5 Best Practices To Increase Lead Quality And Conversion Rates appeared first on Young Upstarts.