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How to Objectively Measure the "Fundability" of Your Startup

This is going to be BIG.

Sorry, you can’t. The decision to fund a company is a combination of a lot of human factors—an assessment of one group of humans by another group of humans, fraught with apples-to-oranges comparisons. Yet, everyone’s got an opinion about how a company measures up, especially the founder. ( If you want mine, I’m doing a little consulting now. ) So, how do you know what truth is?

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Lead Generation Magic: Attracting Quality Leads and Filtering Out the Noise

The Startup Magazine

In today’s competitive market, attracting quality leads is more important than ever. Businesses of all sizes and sectors are constantly seeking innovative strategies to capture the attention of potential customers. Amidst the noise of generic marketing messages, it can be challenging to zero in on prospects who are genuinely interested in what you offer.

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6 Top Tools for Remote HR Management: Streamline Your Processes

The Startup Magazine

In the ever-changing world of work, remote arrangements have become commonplace. Approximately 56% of businesses globally presently provide remote working alternatives, with 16% operating entirely remotely. This transition poses significant challenges, especially for human resources departments. Traditional approaches struggle to meet the needs of remote work.

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Gated vs.Ungated Content: What Works Best in Today’s Market?

Duct Tape Marketing

Gated vs.Ungated Content: What Works Best in Today’s Market? 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 Jonathan Gandolf, the founder and CEO of The Juice, a B2B content platform aimed at solving marketers’ biggest pain points in distribution, reach, and audience engagement.

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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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Finding the Right Fit – Recruiting Potential over Experience

Mike Michalowicz

Bottom line: Antiquated recruiting strategies are not only time-consuming but also ineffective in finding the right people for your organization. Traditional methods result in your business losing both time and money, as the cycle of hiring and firing becomes costly and disruptive. Yuck. So, how will you find the right fit for your beloved business?

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Top Tips to Avoid Safety Gaps

Women Entrepreneurs Can

While most businesses prioritize obvious safety concerns, such as workplace hazards or product quality control, there are numerous other potential risks that can often go unnoticed or underestimated. Failing to address these safety issues can have severe consequences, including legal liabilities, financial losses, and a severely tarnished reputation.

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Elevate 2024: Empowering community organizations for a thriving future

Board Effect

Get ready for Elevate 2024! We are thrilled to announce the eagerly anticipated agenda for this year’s event taking place in Houston, TX, September 8-11, featuring engaging sessions tailored specifically for volunteer boards. As the premier gathering for industry leaders, innovators and governance experts, this year’s summit aims to equip board administrators, governance professionals and board members with insights and expertise on how to use our solutions effectively to help drive their missio

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The Power of Verified Reviews: Why Agencies Thrive with Clutch

Duct Tape Marketing

The Power of Verified Reviews: Why Agencies Thrive with Clutch 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 Katie Hollar, the marketing lead at Clutch , a leading global marketplace for business service providers. Think of it as Yelp for marketing agencies.

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Why the Future of Space Starts in LA

Both Sides of the Table

Credit: Apex Today, Apex announced their Series B funding round, led by XYZ Ventures and CRV, with participation from Upfront. And if you spend much time in LA, you’ll quickly realize that we’re in a groundswell of space and defense startups. Is it because of the rich engineering talent coming out of Caltech, UCLA, USC, Harvey Mudd, and all the other universities?

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Strategies for Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Intellectual property (IP) protection is of the utmost importance. From groundbreaking inventions to distinctive brand identities, IP is the result of years of hard work by individuals like you, and protecting it ensures its value remains safe from eager competitors who wish to exploit your ideas or creations without your knowledge and approval. Here are some effective ways you can secure your IP to keep the fruits of your creative labor safe from theft by others.

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Maximizing Engagement and Results with LMS-Based Blended Learning

The Startup Magazine

Blended learning, a method combining classroom teaching with learning, has recently gained popularity. Due to advancements, learning management systems (LMS) have emerged as tools for delivering blended learning experiences. This article will discuss how organizations can enhance engagement and achieve outcomes by utilizing LMS-based blended learning. 1.

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Managing Inventory: Maximise Cash Flow With These 7 Best Practices

YoungUpstarts

Many leaders understand the importance of cash for their businesses, but fail to pay attention to how inventory impacts cash flow. The post Managing Inventory: Maximise Cash Flow With These 7 Best Practices appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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How Podcasting Can Transform Your Business: Lessons in Networking and Lead Generation

Duct Tape Marketing

How Podcasting Can Transform Your Business: Lessons in Networking and Lead Generation 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 Josh Elledge , a U.S. Navy veteran who launched UpMyInfluence.com to help agencies, consultants, coaches, and other high-ticket B2B service providers skyrocket their sales.

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Why Innovation Unfolds Counter-Intuitively

View from Seed

One of my favorite coffee table books is “Future Days: A 19th Century Vision of the Year 2000” It’s a collection of illustrations commissioned by a French artist in 1899 to try to depict what the world might look like in 100 years. The illustrations are fun, hilarious, and kind of jarring in some ways. Isaac Asimov apparently acquired the pieces and assembled them into book form in 1986.

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How Quantitative Methods Enhance Market Research Strategies

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Quantitative research methods are important tools for market analysts. These methods help collect and analyze numerical data, enabling professionals to gain useful insights and make informed decisions. As markets grow more complex and consumer behaviors change rapidly, the importance of quantitative research has increased, making it a key part of strategic planning and competitive analysis.

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Exploring the Road to Entrepreneurship: 8 Tips to Help You Succeed

The Startup Magazine

Dipping your toes into entrepreneurship is no piece of cake. It’s, in fact, similar to setting sail on uncharted waters. However, that hardly dissuades people from trying their luck with new ventures. [link] __ Americans, in particular, are known for their love for entrepreneurship. The country has some of the greatest startups to its credit. A record 5.5 million new business applications were lodged in the United States in 2022.

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What is the Best Payment Method For Freelancers?

Transformify

For freelancers and independent contractors to receive payments in a timely and secure manner, selecting the appropriate freelancer payment methods is essential. Effective payment methods are in high demand because "There are over 64 million americans freelanced in 2023, and adding $1.27 trillion to US economy", according to an Upwork report, and the number continues to grow.

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Build Success from a Struggling Agency with a Multimillion-Dollar Pivot

Duct Tape Marketing

Build Success from a Struggling Agency with a Multimillion-Dollar Pivot 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 Chris Martinez , a dynamic entrepreneur who transformed his struggling startup into a thriving multimillion-dollar agency.

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You’re Invited: Hacking for Defense and Lean LaunchPad Final Presentations

Steve Blank

Join us for the final presentations of our two Stanford classes this Tuesday June 4th and Wednesday June 5th. Tuesday = Hacking for Defense Wednesday = Lean Launchpad The presentations just get better every year. Attend in person or via Zoom. This year AI seems to be part of almost every team.

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From BOPS to FAANG to The Magnificent Seven

deal architect

Larry Dignan of Constellation Insights summarized the state of enterprise GenAI in a recent column “We're in the pick-and-shovel phase of the AI buildout and that means Nvidia, server makers and that's about it.” And “The recent earnings parade from.

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Contractor Management | The Benefits of Using Self-Billing for Freelancers and Contractors

Transformify

The dynamic work environment of today has made contractor management an essential component of many firms. The availability of specialized talents, cost effectiveness, and legal compliance all depend on good contractor management. Self-billing is one creative way to make this process run more smoothly. There are several advantages to this arrangement for both contractors and freelancers, as well as for the businesses that employ them.

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Avoid These Common Pitfalls For a Winning Sales Presentation

Duct Tape Marketing

Avoid These Common Pitfalls For a Winning Sales Presentation 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 Terri Sjodin, a seasoned expert in public speaking and sales presentations. As the principal and founder of Sjodin Communications, Sjodin has spent over 25 years coaching Fortune 500 companies, industry associations, and even members of Congress on how to refine the

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4 Tips For Choosing The Right Laboratory Supplies

YoungUpstarts

Having access to the best equipment is crucial in a laboratory setting. Here are a few tips for finding the perfect lab equipment. The post 4 Tips For Choosing The Right Laboratory Supplies appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Workday joins the Fortune 500

deal architect

Workday entered the prestigious Fortune 500 club this year. Importantly, 60% of its Fortune 500 peers use its software. It has shown it can scale its HR and Financial applications to support very large payloads. Impressively, in a world where.

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7 Reasons Large Websites Can’t Ignore Enterprise SEO

The Startup Magazine

In the competitive digital landscape, large websites face unique challenges due to expansive content and broad audience reach. Enterprise SEO ensures their relevance and discoverability by tailoring strategies to their specific needs and maintaining top SERP rankings as they grow. [link] In this article, we explore seven reasons why even the largest websites must embrace the power of Enterprise SEO. 1.

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Announcing Winners of Peerbagh’s Spring Story Contest for Children and New Summer Theme

Brandanew

We are excited to share that our short story contest for children that launched in Spring with the theme “the place where I belong” has winners in three age categories. Our story writing contest is open to entries on a quarterly basis. We are also excited to share our new summer theme with you, so […] The post Announcing Winners of Peerbagh’s Spring Story Contest for Children and New Summer Theme appeared first on Peerbagh.

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Gain Price Confidence: How to Stop Undercutting and Start Profiting

Duct Tape Marketing

Gain Price Confidence: How to Stop Undercutting and Start Profiting 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 Caroline Crewe, an expert on pricing strategies for businesses. Crewe’s extensive background includes earning an MBA, completing pricing courses at MIT, and nearly a decade of hands-on experience in the field.

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Finding Consensus Without Sacrificing Innovation

YoungUpstarts

To arrive at the most thoughtful innovative solutions when evaluating ideas, finding consensus within the team is critical. The post Finding Consensus Without Sacrificing Innovation appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Burning Platform:  SAP Sapphire 2024 Sneak Preview

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For the 121st episode of Burning Platform, we host Clare Henry who heads Analyst Relations at SAP. She provides a sneak preview of Sapphire in Orlando this week, in Barcelona next week and other locations to follow. She provides a.

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Elevating Your Outdoor Advertising Game: Harnessing Augmented Reality for Feather Banner Design

The Startup Magazine

In the dynamic world of marketing, where consumer attention spans are increasingly fleeting, businesses are constantly seeking innovative ways to capture and retain their audience’s interest. Augmented Reality (AR) has emerged as a groundbreaking technology that not only captivates but also engages consumers on a whole new level. Today, we’ll explore how businesses can leverage AR to transform their outdoor advertising strategies, specifically focusing on the versatile and attention-

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AI Content Without Emotion Doesn’t Work

Rembrandt Communications

Where’s The Emotional Intelligence? AI and content creation are a big deal right now. In a matter of seconds, you can have a blog, email, article, or social media post finished. It saves you time and effort… but what are the results? What Message Are You Really Sharing? Yes, AI can significantly reduce your workload when it comes to creating content, but are the new customers, patients, and clients coming in the door because of it?

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Sara Beykpour

Lightspeed Venture Partners

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

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Revolutionizing Alzheimer’s Care: How Young Blood Institute’s Early Detection Model Is Changing The Game

YoungUpstarts

Early detection and treatment for Alzheimer’s disease is not just another mere medical innovation, says Mark Urdahl of Young Blood Institute. The post Revolutionizing Alzheimer’s Care: How Young Blood Institute’s Early Detection Model Is Changing The Game appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Parenting Tips: 5 creative summer play ideas with kids that bring back the 90s

Brandanew

Hello, June and summer vacations! We are all getting burned by climate change and torrid weather here in Austin. So, we thought about creating a balm for this heat. As you know this month’s theme is connected with nostalgia, “Be Right Back.” Are you reading to go back to the 90s? Here is a list […] The post Parenting Tips: 5 creative summer play ideas with kids that bring back the 90s appeared first on Peerbagh.

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Seeding the Future: Tanner Winterhof on Engaging Youth in Agricultural Media

The Startup Magazine

Social media has revolutionized numerous industries, with fashion and gaming being two prominent examples. In the fashion industry, platforms like Instagram and TikTok have enabled influencers to shape trends, showcase personal styles, and directly engage with a global audience. These influencers, often young and tech-savvy, have redefined marketing and consumer engagement, making fashion more accessible and interactive.

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Austin’s Female Founders Receive Only 1% of Venture Capital: Task Force Calls for Urgent Action to Support Women Entrepreneurs

SiliconHills

In Austin, female founders get only one percent of all venture capital allocated annually. The lack of funds to fuel female-founded ventures is a major problem in Austin, holding back the creation of new jobs and the further development of new and existing businesses.