Venture Deals Online Course – 2017

Feld Thoughts

The Venture Deals Online Course for this spring starts this Sunday May 14, 2017 and runs through July 3, 2017. The post Venture Deals Online Course – 2017 appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

Dalhousie University Commencement Speech – 2017

Steve Blank

— Now graduates of 2017, as you turn back to your phones, light a path for the better angels. Light a path for the better angels.

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Happy Valentines Day 2017

Feld Thoughts

The post Happy Valentines Day 2017 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. To all the lovers and soulmates out there, today is a great day to reflect on your partnership. Amy and I have been together for over 26 years and she’s sitting next to me as I type this.

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My Partners Blogging In 2017

Feld Thoughts

My other two partners, Ryan McIntyre and Jason Mendelson have blogged in the past, ut took a break in 2017. Lindel is getting into a grove with posts like Saying “No” too often is part of being a good investor , Mi Casa Es Su Casa – How we seek to interact with our family of GPs , and Venture Risk and Return circa 2017. The post My Partners Blogging In 2017 appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

What Is Going To Happen In 2017

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Look for entrepreneurs and the VCs that back them to have IPO fever in 2017. I expect we will see more tech IPOs in 2017 than we have since 2000. It will be nearly impossible to raise money for an online advertising business in 2017. This scenario will take years to play out, but the seeds have been sown and we will start to see this scenario play out in 2017. These are my big predictions for 2017. And I think that strategy will pay dividends in 2017.

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Hacking for Defense @ Stanford 2017 – Lessons Learned Presentations

Steve Blank

We just finished our second Hacking for Defense class at Stanford. Eight teams presented their Lessons Learned presentations. Hacking for Defense is a battle-tested problem-solving methodology that runs at Silicon Valley speed.

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2017 Is A Prime Year For …

Feld Thoughts

Ok – first nerd joke of 2017 for me. 2017 is a prime number. But 2017 is a pretty special prime. In fact 2017 is a sexy prime with 2011 – bet you didn’t know that! The post 2017 Is A Prime Year For … appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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8 Entrepreneurs Share What’s New in Their Business in 2017

Hearpreneur

We asked 16 entrepreneurs to share what’s new in their business in 2017. #1 Our focus in 2017 is giving back. 2017 is one of best years for entrepreneurship and small businesses because with the help of technology, tools, resources and internet you can compete against big brands.

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Roundup of 2017 VC Predictions and Tech Industry Reports

VC Cafe

2017 Predictions. Hope your 2017 is off to a great start. Below is a selection of themes and predictions for startups/venture/tech in 2017. 2017 VC Predictions. Accel 2017 state of the union – [link]. Time – Tech Predictions for 2017 – [link].

10 Ways To Keep The Road Ahead In 2017 A Happy One

Startup Professionals Musings

You’ve probably already made your resolutions for 2017, but if not, I suggest a renewed commitment to finding happiness and satisfaction in your chosen business lifestyle. Make your resolution today to keep the long road ahead in 2017 a satisfying one.

Mary Meeker’s Internet And Digital Trends for 2017

Brandanew

Here are some of my favorite key takeaways: Mary Meeker’s Key Internet and Digital Trends for 2017. Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report. The post Mary Meeker’s Internet And Digital Trends for 2017 appeared first on.

Thinkers50 2017 Ranking: Spot the BoS Speakers

Business of Software Blog

The Biennial Thinkers50 2017 ranking was announced last night, and we were not at all surprised to see some familiar faces make the top 50. Their Gala, held last night in London, saw the announcement of the 2017 rankings – a collection of the most important management thinkers right now.

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Messaging Landscape 2017

VC Cafe

This is from March 2017: #Vault7 : Secret CIA table reveals Google Android & Chrome vulnerabilities/zero days [link] pic.twitter.com/mEWtLNOvx4. WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) March 7, 2017. Brenden Mulligan (@mulligan) 9 March 2017.

Mental Health in the Workplace in 2017

Inc Startups

Mental Health in the Workplace in 2017

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Last Chance to Sign Up For The Fall 2017 Venture Deals Course

Feld Thoughts

The post Last Chance to Sign Up For The Fall 2017 Venture Deals Course appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Kauffman Fellows and Techstars are running another cycle of the Venture Deals course with me and Jason Mendelson. Signups close tomorrow as the course runs from 9/24/17 – 11/13/17. The course is free to everyone. The seven-week course, which is about five hours of work each week, has the following agenda. Week 1 – Introduction of key players/Form or join a team.

Bridge Group 2017 SaaS AE Metrics Report

For Entrepreneurs

We’ve partnered together to publish the 2017 SaaS AE Metrics Report and offer sales organizations a set of benchmarks to compare themselves against industry standards. Since 2007, The Bridge Group has tracked the Account Executive (AE) role and gathered data on how metrics and compensation change over time. This report offers specific analysis and recommendations based.

20 Best Business Gadgets of 2017

Inc Startups

Here is my official list of the best gadgets of 2017, the ones that made me most productive. Technology

48in48 NYC 2017 in Pictures

Jeff Hilimire

The post 48in48 NYC 2017 in Pictures appeared first on Begin the Begin. We just finished our 7th overall (!!!) and 2nd in New York City 48in48 event – where we build 48 nonprofit websites in 48 hours with 100+ volunteers – and it was incredible!

Cloud Europe 2017: The Factory is Cranking

Cracking the Code

Findings were presented at Cloud Europe, an Accel and Salesforce event gathering the top 100 SaaS companies in Europe, in conjunction with SaaStock 2017.

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Five Business Technology Trends for 2017

Up and Running

We’re at that moment right before it takes off, and 2017 looks to be the tipping point,” says Tony Zhao, founder of a real-time communications firm Agora.io , which gives businesses the ability to seamlessly embed HD live-streaming video and interactive broadcasting into their app or website.

3 Social Media Trends to Know in 2017

Inc Startups

3 social media trends to know in 2017

5 Trends That Will Shape Business in 2017

Inc Startups

5 things that will shape business in 2017

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Scale of Messaging Landscape 2017

VC Cafe

billion people in 2017, an increase of 15.5% This is from March 2017: #Vault7 : Secret CIA table reveals Google Android & Chrome vulnerabilities/zero days [link] pic.twitter.com/mEWtLNOvx4. WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) March 7, 2017. Brenden Mulligan (@mulligan) 9 March 2017.

Debunking Product Platitudes | Scott Eblen, Twitter | BoS Europe 2017

Business of Software Blog

The post Debunking Product Platitudes | Scott Eblen, Twitter | BoS Europe 2017 appeared first on Business of Software USA. Uncategorized Videos of 2017 Talks Videos of previous BoS talks 2017 europeScott Eblen, Director of Product Management, Twitter.

CyberSecurity Predictions For 2017 - The Experts Speak

Inc Startups

A panel of industry insiders and experts share their cybersecurity predictions for 2017

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How to Build Brand Loyalty in Customers in 2017

Inc Startups

New factors determine whether or not consumers stay with brand in 2017

2017 SaaS Survey Infographic

For Entrepreneurs

You can find the full 2017 survey results here: Part 1 shares growth rates, go-to-market trends and cost structure Part 2 covers application delivery methods, operational costs, gross margins, contract terms, churn rates, capital requirements and accounting methods. The third annual forEntrepreneurs SaaS Survey Infographic shares top highlights from this year’s SaaS Survey results!

How SMB Owners Can Utilize Digital Changes in 2017 to Increase Profits

Brandanew

Constant digital changes in 2017 and beyond will be the major, predominant force in the world of modern business. Let’s learn how digital can make your brands special in 2017… Learning how to go Digital? Are you ready for paper-less and efficient digital changes in 2017?

Top Five Branding Strategies You Can Leverage in 2017

Brandanew

What could you learn from big players in 2017? Top Five Branding Strategies You Can Leverage in 2017. The post Top Five Branding Strategies You Can Leverage in 2017 appeared first on Brandanew: Content Marketing & Branding Services.

Cryptocurrency Trends To Watch Out For In 2017

Inc Startups

Cryptocurrency Trends To Watch Out For In 2017

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Profit First Announced Best Business Book of 2017 by Soundview

Mike Michalowicz

The post Profit First Announced Best Business Book of 2017 by Soundview appeared first on Mike Michalowicz Soundview announced that Profit First as the best business book of the Year!!!

How to Tap Into Profitable Business Trends for 2017

Inc Startups

Looking for ways to tap into profitable business trends for 2017? Here are 7 to get you started and stay ahead of the crowd. Innovate

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Oprah's 2017 Favorite Things List Is Here. 21 Client Gifts Under $100

Inc Startups

Countdown: Holiday 2017Oprah's Favorite Things List is out. Don't despair, there are about 21 affordable things that just might make client gift-shopping easy this year.

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Why 2017 Should be a Great Year to Raise Venture Capital

Both Sides of the Table

VCs don’t expect any serious corrections to valuations in 2017 and they seem to be taking financial discipline in later-stage companies more seriously valuing unit economics over “growth at any cost.”

7 Artificial Intelligence Startups to Watch in 2017

Inc Startups

With over a billion in AI exits last year, 2017 is poised for pop

Top 5 Ecommerce Platforms for 2017

Inc Startups

If you're launching an ecommerce platform in 2017, these are the top 5 platforms you're going to want to consider as you build your online business

The Eclipse of 2017 in Numbers, Winners and Losers

Inc Startups

The Eclipse of 2017 in Numbers, Winners and Losers. Bringing Innovation to Market

The Top 30 Conferences for Entrepreneurs in 2017

Inc Startups

Elevate your game by attending one of these top conferences for entrepreneurs in 2017

10 Must-Read Business Books for 2017

Inc Startups

Plan to pick up one of these books in 2017 to boost your creativity, or learn leadership lessons from the best Asking for that promotion or finally starting your own business is easier with an inspiring read in your back pocket.

Entrepreneurs May Look Different in 2017

Inc Startups

Entrepreneur trends to know in 2017