Foundry Group Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Feld Thoughts

The post Foundry Group Holiday Gift Guide 2018 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Inspired by our friends at Techstars and their Techstars Holiday Guide , we thought it would be fun to highlight some of our direct and partner fund portfolio companies this holiday season.

An Interview with Author and Lean Startup Conference 2018 Speaker Giff Constable

Startup Lessons Learned

One of the speakers at this year’s Lean Startup Conference , which kicks off on November 14th in Las Vegas, is Giff Constable. Giff is a repeat entrepreneur whose companies include Neo, a product innovation consulting firm where he worked with organizations like the Mayo Clinic and Time, Inc.

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The New Gmail For 2018

Feld Thoughts

Then click Settings in Gmail (the little gear icon on the top right and select the first option “Try the new Company Name Mail” The post The New Gmail For 2018 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Ahhhh. The new Gmail client for the web is finally here. And a lot of things are fixed. The two things I like the best are really simple but dramatically increase my email throughput.

10 Steps To More Health And Happiness At Work In 2018

Startup Professionals Musings

You’ve probably already made your resolutions for 2018, 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 2018 a satisfying one.

Wilkins Finance Cryptocurrency Predictions For Summer 2018

YoungUpstarts

So, what does summer 2018 hold in store for the newcomer of assets? After reaching over $13,000 at the start of 2018, it was down to just $6,900 by the end of March – meaning it had lost almost 50% of its value.

[ADV] Q1 2018 Residential Property Report

YoungUpstarts

Research into the UK residential property market has revealed that there has been a considerable increase in the number of available properties on the market in the first quarter of 2018. In short, 2018 looks like being more of a “buyer’s market” than it has been for a while.

5 Reasons Why Business Cards Are Still Important In 2018

YoungUpstarts

I’ve talked to a lot of business people asking what medium they use to introduce and market themselves. Some of them have different tools, such as e-mail and website portfolios. But the vast majority of them have one thing in common—business cards.

Has Blockchain Fever Died Down In 2018?

YoungUpstarts

There has been a lot of speculation around cryptocurrencies and this has in many ways obscured the fact the blockchain, the open-source and decentralized ledger that drives these digital currencies has the potential of radically transforming how ownership is verified.

The technology shifts you need to focus on in 2018

Start Up Blog

Continue reading → The post The technology shifts you need to focus on in 2018 appeared first on Steve Sammartino. technology 2018 business future prediction trends

3 Essential Ways To Build Online Customer Trust In 2018

YoungUpstarts

Here are three easy steps that online business owners can take to win back customer trust in 2018: 1. by KJ Dearie, product specialist and small business advisor at Termly. The rise of technology has invited a fall in consumer trust.

6 Best Apps For Business Owners In 2018

YoungUpstarts

The olden times have changed, and so it is essential for any businesses to adapt to the latest technological developments quickly. Android apps and iPhone apps are taking the world by storm, and many smart thinking entrepreneurs utilize these mobile apps to improve their business further.

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The 2018 State of Conversion Optimization Report

ConversionXL

To assess the State of the Conversion Optimization Industry in 2018, we gave a 26 question survey to 701 people who work in the optimization space. The female CRO population decreased from 27.6% (2016) to 17.3% (2018). of Companies are making CRO less of a priority in 2018.

My Top 10 for 2018

Start Up Blog

I was thinking about some of the cool things I saw, read, noticed and digested around the world of tech for 2018. The most recent episode Bandersnatch just snuck into 2018 a few days ago. The post My Top 10 for 2018 appeared first on Steve Sammartino.

The Breakout Tech Company Of 2018

Haystack

Whereas in 2016 I struggled to come up with one, and whereas in 2017 it was obvious it was Coinbase, with 2018 comes the most money poured into U.S. In 2018, it was that kind year. So, after all of those warnings and disclaimers (and, yes, you are free to disagree with my selection here), but after months of reflection, I believe Airtable is The Breakout Tech Company of 2018. This is the company, in my opinion, which only first appeared on the radar of most investors in 2018.

Your 2018 Brand Agenda: Follow the Audience!

Brandanew

For those of you who are back from vacation, this is the right time to set your 2018 brand agenda. Follow the Audience: Making Your 2018 Brand Agenda. The post Your 2018 Brand Agenda: Follow the Audience! Happy new year! The first week of the new year is over.

Looking Back On Tech, Startups, And VC In 2018

Haystack

And, with that warning, I offer to you, the big stories in the startup and investing ecosystem of 2018, written in ascending order of importance and magnitude…. Now in 2018, there’s been significant rounds they’ve led or participated in — Pitchbook here recaps some of the biggest. Then 2018 arrived. It’s that time of year, time to look back and reflect on the most significant storylines in the tech, startup, and VC world.

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4 Hot Tech Topics to Watch in 2018

YoungUpstarts

Unsurprisingly, that will continue in 2018. The biggest privacy topic in 2018 will likely be GDPR, which goes into effect in May. It’s pricey, although in 2018 we can expect advances to continue dropping the price point for AI technology.

Why you need an intentional workplace culture in 2018

Feld Thoughts

To help you successfully navigate 2018, we put together a CHRO trends report to cover the five most important trends for every CHRO in the coming year — and tips for leaders who are ready to take action. In 2018, we’ll see more CHROs as changemakers : shaping their organization’s culture in meaningful ways. Here’s what you can do in 2018: 1. The post Why you need an intentional workplace culture in 2018 appeared first on Limeade.

Vaping: the Startup Business in 2018

The Startup Magazine

billion in sales in 2018. According to Herzog, this industry will continue growing in 2018. Therefore, e-cigarettes are, in 2018, a profitable sector for startups. The post Vaping: the Startup Business in 2018 appeared first on The Startup Magazine.

The 10 Most-Read Articles of 2018

ConversionXL

As we wrap up 2018, we went back through everything we’ve published this year to find the 10 most-read articles. Mixpanel vs. Google Analytics: The 2018 Guide. The post The 10 Most-Read Articles of 2018 appeared first on CXL.

Hacking for Defense @ Stanford 2018 – wonder and awe

Steve Blank

We just finished our 3rd annual Hacking for Defense class at Stanford. Six teams presented their Lessons Learned presentations. Watching them I was left with wonder and awe about what they accomplished in 10 weeks.

5 Great Marketing Tips For Entrepreneurs And Startups In 2018

YoungUpstarts

Here are the tips to follow in 2018: 1. Sales and marketing is the most important and most powerful department of any corporate or business. The whole business and revenue depends on the sales, marketing and promotion techniques adopted by the companies.

How to Set Smart Business Goals for 2018

Up and Running

If you’re ready for 2018 to be your most impactful business year yet, then that all starts with setting yourself up for success with SMART goals. So now you know how to create goals for your business that will get you off to the perfect start in 2018.

Top 5 Startups Emerging in 2018

The Startup Magazine

The post Top 5 Startups Emerging in 2018 appeared first on The Startup Magazine. Three every second; 11,000 every hour; 100 million every year. That, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report , is how many new startups are launched. Source: Pixabay.

Entrepreneur Benefits of Cryptocurrency in 2018

The Startup Magazine

After several years since the existence of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, entrepreneurs are seeing the benefits of adopting blockchain technology in their dealings this 2018, as the use of cryptocurrency can give entrepreneurs advantages in their chosen business.

Smart Home Innovations To Consider For 2018

YoungUpstarts

Seeing as using virtual assistants is a trend that is expected to continue throughout 2018, and with Apple having just released their own, it may be one that you should consider using in your home. You may confidentially believe the future is here if you’ve ever walked into a smart home.

Recapping Q2 2018: Portfolio News and Activities

Version One Ventures

The post Recapping Q2 2018: Portfolio News and Activities appeared first on Version One. News Abstract Blockstack Booster Fuels Celo Citizen Hex Coinbase Cryptokitties Gencove Outreach Q2 2018 ShippoHappy Canada Day and Fourth of July to our friends and colleagues on both sides of the border. We hope everyone is having a great start to summer. Here’s a quick recap of the key activities, news coverage and announcements that occurred in Q2.

2018 SAAS Private Survey Results- Part 1

For Entrepreneurs

For the seventh year in a row, we’re proud to work with KBCM Technology Group (formerly Pacific Crest Securities) to share results from a survey of ~385 private SaaS companies. Thank you to the readers of forEntrepreneurs who participated in taking the survey! Thank you also to David Spitz (@dspitz) and the team at KBCM Technology Group for their. Startup Help SaaS SaaS business Sales & Marketing Machine Sales and Marketing

The Small Business Guide to Creative Video Strategy in 2018

Up and Running

As your customer service and marketing teams gear up for 2018, keep in mind that the strategies and content that worked last year may soon be outdated. Simply put, you cannot be prepared enough when it comes to planning your 2018 creative video strategy.

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Should You Launch a Writing Business in 2018?

Up and Running

This article will help you think through whether making writing your primary occupation or looking at writing as a side gig might be a good opportunity in 2018. “Every company is a media company,” Tom Foremski, ex-FT journalist and the editor of Silicon Valley Watcher, said a decade ago.

3 Impressive & Interesting Restaurant Trends 2018 Is Bringing In

YoungUpstarts

It’s no secret that the Restaurant Trends 2018 has to offer will be unique as technology and accessibility provide a closer look at how restaurants operate and connect with customers. Every year, it’s important to pay attention to how culture is changing.

A Decade of Disruption – Future Scope at Uttishtha 2018

The Startup Magazine

The Startup Magazine was proud to be a media sponsor at this year’s E-Cell, IIM Kashipur flagship entrepreneurship event , Uttishtha’18, on 6 th October, 2018. To apply, visit www.janhitjagran.com ; applications close October 30th, 2018.

3 Digital Marketing Mistakes You Can’t Afford To Make In 2018

YoungUpstarts

Trying to reach everyone or too many segments, however, is one of the worst digital marketing mistakes you can make in 2018. Basing your digital marketing strategy on organic reach was a great idea a couple of years ago, but it is no longer viable in 2018.

[ADV] Best Smartphones In 2018 For Business Owners

YoungUpstarts

It is considered one of the best smartphone of 2018 up till now. In this world of technological reforms, we know how important it is to have a smartphone that can help you both in your daily life and help run your business.

5 Ways To Boost Your Twitter Following In 2018

YoungUpstarts

That’s why we’ve put together a list of five easy ways to you can boost your Twitter following in 2018. These days, just about everyone has a Twitter account. Yes, some people even maintain accounts for their pets.)

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Mixpanel vs. Google Analytics: The 2018 Guide

ConversionXL

Google Analytics switched its default metric from “sessions” to “users” in 2018, mirroring Mixpanel’s emphasis on users over pageviews. The post Mixpanel vs. Google Analytics: The 2018 Guide appeared first on CXL.

4 Ways To Optimize The Digital Customer Experience In 2018

YoungUpstarts

Here are four digital marketing strategies to keep in mind to improve your customer experience in 2018: 1. Customers are exposed to more choices than ever before, and that means the experience your brand presents them with is make or break for your business.

Top 5 Trend In 2018 – How To Earn Bitcoins

YoungUpstarts

Bitcoin could be one of the world’s most valuable currencies at the moment: At the time of this writing, 1 BTC was worth $13,750. Analysts estimate that this value will continue to rise and will soon exceed $20,000.

12 Important Small Business Trends in 2018

crowdSPRING Blog

Marketing and branding Small business Social media artificial intelligence branding cloud technologies small business trends 2018 social media marketing work cultureFor a small business to thrive it’s not enough to survive the present moment – you must plan for the future.

2018: Year in review and a look ahead

Version One Ventures

2018 was a big year for Version One, and it’s hard to believe another year is drawing to a close. We spent a lot of time in bio/healthcare and crypto/blockchain in 2018 and will continue the trend in 2019…. After the 2017 price run up, reality set in during 2018; both BTC and ETH value plummeted. Following this thesis, we made the several investments in 2018: . What made 2018 especially big was that we raised Fund III.

10 Startups Pitch at Techstars Austin Demo Day 2018

SiliconHills

The post 10 Startups Pitch at Techstars Austin Demo Day 2018 appeared first on SiliconHills. By Laura Lorek Publisher of Silicon Hills News From dog walking services to robot teaching assistants, 10 startup founders pitched their ventures at the sixth annual Techstars Austin Demo Day.

Amazing Ways You Need To Be Promoting Your Brand In 2018

YoungUpstarts

You need to be aware of the fact that there are so many different ways of promoting the brand effectively in 2018, and it is important to make the most of them. These days you need to look at the best ways of promoting and marketing your business effectively.

3 Startups To Watch Out For In 2018

YoungUpstarts

If you are interested in startups to watch out for in 2018, here are three that should interest you. These three examples of startups to watch out for in 2018 indicate that Americans are tired of approaching health care in the same old way.