Things to look forward in 2014

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I am running a series from a scan of over 50 magazine issues on New Florence of best of 2013 and things to look forward to in 2014. The 2013 entries were summarized here Here are the 2014 entries.


Our 2014 in review

Version One Ventures

Just like last year , 2014 has been busy and eventful here at Version One. The post Our 2014 in review appeared first on Version One.

[Event] Hackatron Asia Singapore 2014


Hackatron Asia Singapore 2014 will take place on Saturday to Sunday, 6-7 December 2014, and will be held at Le Danz , 222 Queen Street, #01-01/02, Singapore 188550. Do you have 32 hours to spare?

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2014?s Top 6 Hot Tech Startups


Check out each of these tech ideas to get an idea of 2014′s tech future. Ideaspotting 2014 startup by Teddy Hunt. 2013 saw a lot of new technology. So much so, in fact, that the competition ended up creating a bittersweet outcome for most companies.

[Singapore][Event] Innovfest 2014


For the full InnovFest 2014 program, speaker profiles and registration, visit the InnovFest site.

3 Quick Content Tips to Boost 2014 Sales

Rembrandt Communications

Want to start 2014 with some great content for your customers? Business Content Marketing Content Strategy Increase Sales Pay-Per-Click PPC Ads Reaching Goals Sales Web Copywriting Writing Tips 2014 content content strategy sales It’s the start of a New Year, and that means potential customers are looking for new content and information to help them reach new goals. What kind of content are you providing?

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B2B Marketing in 2014: Content + Technology

VC Cafe

2014 will be a BIG year for Digital Marketing. In 2014, those bucks will flow toward content marketing, social media lead-gen and analytics tools. AdAge’s annual survey of top B2B marketers found that 80% have boosted their digital marketing budgets, the highest proportion ever.

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Enterprise IT in 2014: Follow the Money

VC Cafe

In 2014, expect to see IT budgets migrate toward IMPLEMENTATION, across three key dimensions: Cloud services transform the role of IT departments.

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[Malaysia] [Event] Echelon Malaysia 2014


International keynote speakers and panel discussions : The second day of Echelon Malaysia 2014 will feature keynote sessions and panel discussions from both the local and international community.

Patriot Boot Camp – May 2014

Feld Thoughts

The deadline to apply is April 4 th , 2014, tonight, at midnight Eastern time. The post Patriot Boot Camp – May 2014 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. In the #GiveFirst spirit, Techstars supports those who have served our country by hosting Patriot Boot Camp. PBC is an intense three-day program that educates and mentors active service members, Veterans and their spouses to innovate, build technology companies, and create jobs. Essentially, they get a mini Techstars experience.

[US][Event] CITE 2014


Consumerization of IT in the Enterprise (CITE) Conference & Expo will return for its third edition this year, taking place April 27-29 at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco.

Techbikers 2014—Mission Accomplished!

VC Cafe

When we set off on organizing Techbikers 2014, for the third year, defined success as meeting these three goals: Get everyone IN and BACK safe? —?we Sep 19 2014. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.

Defrag 2014 Is Happening in November

Feld Thoughts

The post Defrag 2014 Is Happening in November appeared first on Feld Thoughts. A little over eight years ago, Eric Norlin and I decided to start Defrag.

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Five Workplace Trends In 2014


2014 is well underway and so are the changes workplaces are implementing for the year. by Thomas Moran, CEO of Addison Group. The economy is improving at a slow rate and employers are trying new strategies to attract and retain quality employees.

Top 10 Articles on ConversionXL In 2014


Here are our most read articles for 2014. The post Top 10 Articles on ConversionXL In 2014 appeared first on ConversionXL. Another one bites the dust. Make sure you didn’t miss any. . 10#: The Science of Storytelling & Memory and Their Impact on CRO.

Workday Predict and Prepare for 2014

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Workday broadcast the Predict and Prepare 2014 event last week from the PBS Tampa station, WEDU. The replay video is embedded below. The feedback was excellent, and as we debriefed after the event, I had to marvel at the huge

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NextView’s 2014 Year in Review: New Additions, Big Launches & More

View from Seed

We wanted to take a quick moment to thank the founders and teams who made 2014 a successful year, as well as outline some of the exciting happenings from NextView Ventures in 2014. 2014 Year in Review. The post NextView’s 2014 Year in Review: New Additions, Big Launches & More appeared first on The View From Seed.

New Startups Around the World – Q1 2014


Thousands of entrepreneurs continue to create new startup profiles on Gust each month. Take a look below to see which industries, countries, and company stages had the most activity in Q1. Gust News

2014 Pacific Crest SaaS Survey – Part 1

For Entrepreneurs

For the third year in a row, we worked together with Pacific Crest Securities, an investment banking firm with a specific focus on SaaS, to survey 306 SaaS companies. This represents nearly double the # of respondents from last year, giving us deeper benchmarking data and insights to share on the growth and operations of […]. Business Model SaaS Startup Help Survey

Our 10 Most-Read Articles of 2014

Up and Running

2014 is on its way out. For one thing, there’s certainly a lot more of you reading our articles than there were at the beginning of 2014. Below, you’ll find our ten most-read articles of 2014. The post Our 10 Most-Read Articles of 2014 appeared first on Bplans Blog.

[Competition] Ernst & Young Announces “Ready, Set, Grow 2014?


Six finalists will be picked to receive a trip to Monaco, June 4–8 2014, to join the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year® event. The deadline for completed applications is March 15, 2014.

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[Asia][Event] BroadcastAsia 2014 Brings Focus On OTT Content Revolution


It’s no wonder then that the upcoming BroadcastAsia 2014 will see a huge focus in this space.

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US Crowdfunding in 2014


Crowdfunding is the practice of raising money for a project or venture from a large number of people utilizing an Internet website or platform. Funding from each individual can be quite small, $10 or less, although some projects have much higher minimums.

[Infographic] The Potential Of Social Media For B2B In 2014


Infographic credit: How B2B Businesses Are Tackling Social Media In 2014 ]. It’s often said that social media is much harder to crack for B2B businesses than it is for consumer-based ones.

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Tips For Business Growth In 2014


Here are six tips I recommend small business owners implement for a successful 2014: 1. Here’s to a successful 2014! By Nell Merlino, CEO of Count Me In. Economists are predicting a year of economic growth for the U.S.

Where I’ll Be At Denver Startup Week 2014

Feld Thoughts

This week is Denver Startup Week 2014. The post Where I’ll Be At Denver Startup Week 2014 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Seth, Ryan, and I are spending all day Thursday in Denver doing startup week stuff. If you are looking for me, I’ll be hanging out all day at Basecamp , which is sponsored by Chase. Following are the events I’m participating in. 8:00 – 9:00: Building Great Entrepreneurial Communities. 1:00 – 2:00: Feld and Friends.

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The World Economic Forum 2014 #WEF14

VC Cafe

For 2014, the main themes are: Achieving inclusive growth. See the full list of WEF 2014 participants. Watch the video: The world Economic 2014 in Pictures: Everyone wants to be connected, regardless of location or status.

SXSW 2014 Launch: ROIKOI

Austin Startup

ROIKOI is a new way to find and feature the great people at every company. Consumer Q&A Wednesday ROIKOI SXSW2014


US Crowdfunding in 2014


The post US Crowdfunding in 2014 appeared first on The Gust Blog. Crowdfunding is the practice of raising money for a project or venture from a large number of people utilizing an Internet website or platform.

Top Goals For Operations Managers In 2014


Whether you’re an operations manager with an MBA in operations degree or merely looking forward to being one in the future, there are some goals that all operations managers will need to have in 2014.

[Infographic] Top 10 Most Valuable Brands Of 2014


This may shock many people but according to market research company Millward Brown , in 2014 Google actually overtook Apple as the number one most valuable brand after the latter held the top spot for three consecutive years.

The Music Industry In 2014: An Unfair Marketplace?


Case of point is Pharrell William’s ‘Happy’, which was the most-streamed song on Spotify in 2014. by Chloe Hashemi, marketing consultant for film and video production company LAMBDA Films.

Alignable: Top Five Marketing Tips For Local Businesses In 2014


by Eric Groves, CEO and co-founder of Alignable. Small Business Week is a great time to reflect on ways local businesses can become stronger in the year ahead. Based upon our knowledge and experience, here are five things they can do to put them on the path to greater success: Tip #1.

Disruptions and Innovations for 2014

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Have 2 interesting sessions coming up: On December 3, Phil Fersht and Ned May of HfS and I will have a fireside chat at their Blueprint conference in New York on “Five Disruptions Shaking the Foundations of the Modern Enterprise”. Industry Commentary

5 Tips For Small Business Success In 2014


Here are some tips you can use now to make your small business a success in 2014. Not to mention, Google+ now has the second highest number of monthly users among mainstream social media sites and its future in 2014 looks just as bright.

10 Tech Necessities For Travel In 2014


Don’t let a change of scenery spoil your New Year’s resolutions – gear up for 2014 with these 10 apps and gadgets to help make your travel experiences exciting and productive. Tile, which does not require battery changes or charging, can be pre-ordered for summer 2014 delivery.

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Fearless (Baseless) Predictions for 2014

Mucker Lab


10 must-attend tech conferences in 2014

The Next Web

To find out, I asked a panel of entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) : What tech conference are you most excited about attending in 2014? One business resolution worth keeping is making a commitment to attend more in-person networking and education events.

The Great Boxing Day Data Cleanse of 2014

Feld Thoughts

The post The Great Boxing Day Data Cleanse of 2014 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. I just spent around an hour shrinking my Facebook friends list from 1,500+ to 535. I ignored another 2,000 friend requests. I made my entire Facebook feed from the beginning of time private, which eliminated 33,000+ followers (dear Facebook followers – you really meant to follow me on Twitter , that’s where all the public fun is.) I turned off all my email notifications.

2014 Pacific Crest Saas Survey- Part 2

For Entrepreneurs

Last week I shared the results from Part 1 of our survey in which 300+ SaaS companies shared data on their growth and go-to-market strategies. This week we dive into the results from Part 2 of the survey where we compare application delivery methods, operational costs and gross margins, contract terms, churn rates, capital requirements and accounting […]. Business Model SaaS Startup Help

SXSW 2014 Launch: Perk

Austin Startup

Today’s feature is with Adam Salamon, Chief Operating Office of Perk. Consumer Perk SXSW2014

Five Ways to Prepare for the 2014 E-Commerce Season


The e-commerce shopping season kicks off in earnest on Cyber Monday, which will fall on December 1 in 2014. by Nikole Haiar, Director, Marketing Campaigns & Programs at Hostway Services, Inc.

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SXSW 2014 Launch: SecondMic

Austin Startup

SecondMic is an app that lets anyone listen to smart alternative commentary while watching a sports game or show live on TV. Consumer Q&A Wednesday SecondMic SXSW2014