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A Path to the Minimum Viable Product

Steve Blank

I first met Shawn Carolan and his wife Jennifer at the turn of the century at 11,000 feet. I was hiking with my kids between the Yosemite High Sierra camps. Having just retired from a career as an entrepreneur I had started thinking about why startups were different from large companies.

Three Keys To Startup Success

YoungUpstarts

Oleg Konovalov shares the three common elements all successful businesses have that made them stand out – a strong vision, productive culture and focus. The post Three Keys To Startup Success appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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10 Entrepreneur Actions To Grow Beyond A One-Man Show

Startup Professionals Musings

Success in a startup is not possible as a “one-man show.” An entrepreneur has to engage with team members, partners, investors, vendors, and customers. In my experience, the joy of positive engagement is sometimes the only pay you get in an early startup.

Why Top Business Magazines Won’t Publish Your Company’s Content

YFS Magazine

If you're ready to promote your company domestically and abroad, avoid repeating our mistakes and grow your online presence with these tips. Editor Picks Grow Marketing & Sales content marketing content strategy editor picks marketing public relations

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

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 their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Evocalize Opens New Office In Austin, Texas To Support Growing Demand for Its Collaborative…

Austin Startup

Evocalize Opens New Office In Austin, Texas To Support Growing Demand for Its Collaborative Marketing Platform Evocalize today announced the opening of a new office in Austin, Texas, giving the company the ideal environment to scale its go-to-market reach and gain access to Austin’s unique talent pool.

24 Entrepreneurs Explain Their Favorite Songs to Get Them Motivated

Hearpreneur

Music can change your spirit. If you’re having a bad day and listen to your favorite song, it can change your entire mood. Music can also help you to get through difficult moments in life. One of the hardest things anyone can ever do is start and run a business.

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8 Ways New Venture Founders Create Whole New Markets

Startup Professionals Musings

The ultimate compliment that any entrepreneur can get is that they can “see around corners.” This is a statement that they are willing and able (and successful) at projecting market and technology turns, not just straight-line innovations.

3 Myths About Hard Work That Will Ruin Your Business

YFS Magazine

As entrepreneurs we pride ourselves on being hard workers. But Steve Cook says hard work pays off more if you work smart. Lead managing workflow personal development personal growth productivity work ethic work-life balance

Behind the Scenes: Writing “The New Builders”

VC Adventure

Many readers likely already know that I’ve been working on a book for the last several years – The New Builders: Face to Face with the True Future of Business. It’s due out in a few weeks and I’m really excited about it.

Book: Wintering

Feld Thoughts

I listened to Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times on Audible over the past week. It was spectacular. Danielle Morrill recommended it to me.

Thinking About Trading Stocks? Here’s Where To Begin

YoungUpstarts

Thinking of trading stocks? Here's a quick overview of how to begin your trading journey to have the best chance of success. The post Thinking About Trading Stocks? Here’s Where To Begin appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others stock market stock trading

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6 Ways To Increase Your Thinking Power On Key Issues

Startup Professionals Musings

Startups and entrepreneurs are drowning in the information overload, where the volume of data created is like a new Library of Congress every 15 minutes. That creates a huge gap between data and meaning, and makes quick decisions and action ever more difficult.

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Announcing our investment in Pickle Robot Company

Version One Ventures

In case you missed it last week, Pickle Robot Company , a robotics startup based in Cambridge, MA, shared that they raised $5.75M in seed funding. Today, we are excited to announce our investment in this round led by Hyperplane with participation from Third Kind Ventures, Box Group, and others.

Should You Discuss COVID-19 Vaccinations In the Workplace?

YFS Magazine

When is it (if ever) appropriate to discuss vaccination status and intentions with employees and colleagues? Grow Human Capital pandemic workplace development workplace safety workplace wellness

Book: LEVERS – The Framework For Building Repeatability into Your Business

Feld Thoughts

The best businesses are data-driven and metrics-driven. Instead of simply tracking top-line metrics, every person in the organization understands their role, how they impact the business metrics, and how this impacts its larger goals.

Post-Covid Real Estate: Did The Pandemic Reshape The Industry To WFH?

YoungUpstarts

The pandemic has helped to change the way many buyers think about homeownership, and hence, also changed the real estate industry. The post Post-Covid Real Estate: Did The Pandemic Reshape The Industry To WFH? appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others COVID-19 real estate industry work from home

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Can Your New Venture Pass The Scrutiny Of Investors?

Startup Professionals Musings

If your startup is great enough to get a term sheet from angel investors or a venture capitalist, the next step for the investor is to complete the dreaded due diligence process.

Why You Need Google My Business for Your Law Firm

The Startup Magazine

You may have implemented all the requisite search engine optimization (SEO) strategies on your law firm’s website, and now you are probably thinking of a way forward. How will you put your law firm on the map and increase its visibility to potential site visitors and clients?

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Succeeding in Venture Capital as an Introvert

Hunter Walker

How a year of virtual living made me appreciate people more. When I tell people I’m an introvert, reactions split into two camps. For those who know me well, it’s pretty much, “Yeah, duh.”

Announcing our investment in Filebase, the API-layer to access decentralized storage 

Version One Ventures

We’re excited to announce our investment in Filebase , the first S3-compatible object storage platform powered by decentralized storage networks. They just announced their $2M seed round led by our friends at Multicoin Capital with participation by Version One. .

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How To Find The Right Employees When You’re Just Starting Out

YoungUpstarts

Building a strong team when you’re first starting out will set your company up for lasting success. Use these suggestions to find and hire your new employees. The post How To Find The Right Employees When You’re Just Starting Out appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others building a team hiring

Four Tips To Maintain Healthy Habits Amid The Pandemic

YFS Magazine

The more you focus on healthy habits, the better you’ll feel. Reclaim control of your day and be kinder to your body and mind. Lifestyle health and wellness healthy lifestyle mental health pandemic

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Author Interview: Empowerment for Artists, Erin Minckley on “Artists Who Thrive”

The Startup Magazine

Here’s another from The Startup Magazine Female Founder Series. We interviewed Erin Minckley — a Chicago-based artist and new author of “Artists Who Thrive”. Her book empowers and encourages artists to follow their dreams but actively promote their own work—being successful entrepreneurs.

4 Advanced Meta Tags For SEO You Might Not Be Using But Should

ConversionXL

If you’re a marketer or SEO, you likely already know about the importance of title tags and meta descriptions to help improve your rankings. But as with most things in marketing, going a little further can reap much better results.

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I’m Glad Discord Isn’t Being Acquired

Feld Thoughts

Dear Discord: Please go public and stay independent instead of being acquired. Love, Brad. I’ve become a huge Discord fan and user of the past year.

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Building A Resilient Mindset: Survival Tips For Business Leaders in the Post-COVID World

YoungUpstarts

What can business leaders do to build resilience? Atholl Duncan shares five vital areas leaders need to look at. The post Building A Resilient Mindset: Survival Tips For Business Leaders in the Post-COVID World appeared first on Young Upstarts.

GoPAPfree Founder Gives Hope To Sleep Apnea Sufferers

YFS Magazine

Whether it’s insomnia, falling asleep, or staying asleep through the night, the rate of people experiencing sleep disorders is on the rise. Lifestyle health and wellness healthy lifestyle lifestyle mental health sleep disorders

6 Signs You May Not Be Ready to Start a Business Just Yet

The Startup Magazine

The idea that you may not be ready to pursue your passion of starting a business may be a difficult one to digest. However, acknowledging this fact and working on your weaknesses before getting started could mean the difference between succeeding and failing.

SHN’s Tech Talk Tuesday on Clubhouse to Feature Morgan Flager, Partner with Silverton

SiliconHills

Every Tuesday at 2 p.m. Silicon Hills News hosts a tech talk featuring a local speaker. This Tuesday, April 20th at 2 p.m., Morgan Flager, general partner of Silverton Partners, will join the Silicon Hills Tech Talk Club to discuss startups and venture capital funding in Austin.

We Know So Much. And So Little

Feld Thoughts

On my run to Boulder on Saturday, I listened to The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything by theoretical physicist Michio Kaku. My run was about four hours long, which was roughly the time it took to listen to this spectacular book.

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Rights When Sending Money Overseas

YoungUpstarts

Several laws regulate international money payments. With the rising trend of money transfer across borders, you need to be familiar with the laws and regulations. The post Rights When Sending Money Overseas appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others money matters remittance

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How To Strengthen Employee Engagement Within Your Team

Up and Running

Highly engaged teams are often more productive, motivated, and highly likely to stay with companies compared to less-engaged ones. If one of your management team’s goals is to improve employee engagement, it’ll take some time to achieve. However, here are some actionable ways to get started. .

How To Become Part Of The 1% Rich By Serving 1% Of A Market

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

By far the most recent successful graduate of my Blog Mastermind 2.0 program is Tien Chiu. Tien is a weaver, and in particular a color specialist.

How To Start And Sell A Startup

The Startup Magazine

Starting a startup is easy. The difficulty lies in long-term survival and in growing it into a profitable venture. The most exciting thing about entrepreneurship, which happens to be the most difficult thing to do, is not coming up with new ideas, but executing on those ideas.

Another Profit First Testimonial

Mike Michalowicz

We love sharing testimonials from fellow entrepreneurs. Check out this video from Adam McKee, of Contemporary Woods. He implemented Profit First about a year and a half ago, and we are so proud of the transformation that took place in his business.

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Emergence – What is Now Needed for Leadership Teams to Become High Performance Teams

YoungUpstarts

Is your company’s leadership team a high-performance one prepared to lead in this new era? That depends on how you emerge from the pandemic. The post Emergence – What is Now Needed for Leadership Teams to Become High Performance Teams appeared first on Young Upstarts.