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.

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.

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.

5 Machine Learning Trends That Will Impact Business In 2018

YFS Magazine

Here are five machine learning trends that will continue to define business in 2018 and beyond. Grow Technology artificial intelligence machine learning technology

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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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.

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.

2018 Logo Design Trends: Your Guide to Navigate Hot Trends and Avoid Fads

crowdSPRING Blog

Here are 6 contemporary logo design trends that are hot in 2018 (plus 2 trends that you should avoid). Top Logo Design Trends and Styles in 2018. And, creative typography continues to grow in 2018. Simple, geometric line logos are popular and continue on an uptrend in 2018.

Biggest Product Packaging Design Trends In 2018

crowdSPRING Blog

Marketing and branding 2018 design trends branding design industrial design inspiration marketing package design small businessCustomers may fall in love with your product, but product packaging often provides the first touchpoint between your customer and your product.

19 Entrepreneurs Share Their Business Goals for 2018

Hearpreneur

We asked 19 entrepreneurs to share their business goals and what they were looking forward to in 2018. #1- My goal for 2018 is to take my accomplishments and what I’ve learned in 2017 into 2018 with paid public speaking opportunities such as Key Notes, Workshops, and Special Events.

20 Entrepreneurs Share Their Business Goals for 2018

Hearpreneur

We asked entrepreneurs to share their business goals and what they were looking forward to in 2018. #1- We have two key goals for 2018: To grow our user base to more than 1 million and triple our revenue. Our goal for the year 2018 is to reach more effectively to generate more ROI.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Important Mobile App Design Trends for 2018

crowdSPRING Blog

Small business Start ups 2018 design trends app design branding design entrepreneur inspiration marketing small businessApple launched the iPhone a little over 10 years ago and dramatically changed the world. At the end of 2007 , a mere 6% of Americans owned a smartphone.

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.

How To Prepare Your eCommerce Store For Black Friday 2018

YoungUpstarts

That’s how much money online shoppers are estimated to spend between Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2018. Read on to learn how to prepare your ecommerce store for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018. Billion dollars.

[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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

5 Digital Marketing Trends To Watch In 2018

YFS Magazine

From new bells and whistles launched by social networks to changes in customer needs, there’s a lot to review before you put pen to paper. Grow Marketing & Sales instagram instagram marketing marketing online marketing social media social media marketing

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.

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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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.

2018 Reconstruction Awards Entry Information

YFS Magazine

Eligibility: Only projects completed or occupied between January 1, 2017 and July 13, 2018 are eligible. Entry deadline: Friday, July 13, 2018

CXL Live 2018 Recap: Top 5 Lessons from Each Speaker

ConversionXL

The 2018 edition of CXL Live brought together 400 practitioners from 22 countries and everyone was “locked in” at a beautiful resort for a full three days. Julian Gaviria (@juliangav) March 30, 2018. Stefan Koenig (@koenigst) March 30, 2018.

3 Entrepreneurs Share Their Business Goals for 2nd quarter, 2018

Hearpreneur

At Zest, we all wrote down our personal goals for 2018, so we can celebrate in a year what we’ve managed to accomplish. It’s the 2nd quarter of the year and right after the ball drops, it’s time to go to work.

Q3 2018 Summary: Portfolio News and Activities

Version One Ventures

The post Q3 2018 Summary: Portfolio News and Activities appeared first on Version One. It’s the beginning of October. Fall is underway, and it’s time to summarize all the key news and announcements from last quarter. And we have a lot of exciting things to share in the coming months, so stay tuned! Announcements and Accolades. Headout announced their $10M Series A , led by Nexus Venture Partners and V1.

11 Entrepreneurs Explain Their Major Accomplishments in 2018

Hearpreneur

2018 was a bad year for some and to others, it was a great year. In the last few days of 2018, we took some time to ask a few entrepreneurs and business what their biggest business accomplishments were. #1- Our best accomplishment of 2018 was the launch of our first collection.

A closer look at Lean Startup Conference 2018

Startup Lessons Learned

As we put the final touches on Lean Startup Conference 2018 , I wanted to take a moment to share more about some of the panels, workshops, and events.

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2018 Private SAAS Company Survey- Part 2

For Entrepreneurs

We recently released Part 1 results of our private SaaS company survey in partnership with KBCM Technology Group (formerly Pacific Crest Securities). This is the sixth annual survey we’ve produced together, which provides data to help SaaS companies benchmark their performance against their competition. In Part 1, we covered growth rates, go-to-market trends, and CAC Rations and CAC Payback. We’re excited to share Part.