Four Challenges For Crypto Entrepreneurship In 2019


There are lofty expectations regarding the opportunities provided by cryptocurrency in 2019, and many entrepreneurs are rightly excited by what the next year may hold. If you have other skills you can draw on, you may find that 2019 provides you with a perfect chance to reach new people.

5 Profitable Small Business Ideas For 2019


Here are some great, profitable small business ideas to consider starting in 2019. #1. If you’re good with words, why not think about starting a content creation agency in 2019? #4. Are you planning to start a business in 2019?

2019 30 under 30 Venture Capital

Lightspeed Venture Partners

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8 expert predictions on what will define tech in 2019

The Next Web

If you’re a tech junkie, you’ve inevitably thought about what it would be like to run into your future self, even just a year from now. What apps would be on your phone? How would your user experience change? What’s the next big thing you won’t be able to imagine your life without?

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A possible reading plan for 2019

Jeff Hilimire

I’m considering changing this up for 2019. In 2019, I’m toying with the idea of going deep on a subject, possibly per quarter. The post A possible reading plan for 2019 appeared first on Begin the Begin. This year I have a goal of reading 52 books – a book a week on average. I’m ahead of schedule and expect I should be able to make it happen.

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SXSW 2019: 25 PanelPicker Tips in 25 Days

Austin Startup

The Forrest Four-Cast: June 22, 2018 The long march to March officially begins on Monday, June 25 with the opening of the application process for the 2019 SXSW PanelPicker interface. Dates for next years’ SXSW in Austin are March 8–16, 2019.

Collision Tech Conference Is Moving To Canada In 2019

YFS Magazine

Hosting a successful conference starts with choosing the right venue and locale. For Collision, Toronto is building an inclusive type of innovation that brings people together to solve the world's biggest challenges and that's an attractive proposition. .

Inside Amazon’s plan to dominate advertising business in 2019

The Next Web

Amazon’s unrelenting efficiency, obsession with automation, and brutal pricing strategies have helped it disrupt or dominate industry after industry, which began with books way back in 1997.

Biking home in 2019

This is going to be BIG.

It's June 15, 2019. The air is a little cool for a summer night and I'm biking home. I'm eyeing the flashing red LED of the bike ahead of me. I make her bike ahead of me because seeing her makes me feel like I'm somehow keeping an eye on her--even though she's become just as comfortable biking in the streets of NYC as I am. We're making our way down the West Side Bikeway at a pretty good clip because we don't want to be late for the ferry.

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The 90s calledthey want their ERP back

deal architect

Eric Kimberling shared with me his post Top ERP Systems for 2019. His top 5 are Microsoft Dynamics 365, SAP S/4HANA, NetSuite, Workday and Salesforce (more its partners like FinancialForce). The post made me wonder what my application analyst colleagues. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Enterprise Software (other vendors

Silicon Flatirons GiveFirst Conference: Feld and Zell

Feld Thoughts

When my book about it comes out in 2019, I think I’ll be able to point back to this as the first real public discussion of the idea. I had a lot of fun at the Silicon Flatirons #GiveFirst conference last week and the smaller academic colloquium session the next day.

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Ten Tech Events to Attend in Austin This Week


Today marks the start of the SXSW 2019 PanelPicker Speaking Applications process. Submit your ideas for a chance to present at Austin’s top tech conference. Despite it being summertime, it doesn’t look like the Austin tech community is taking a vacation.

What Game of Thrones can teach you about developing your organization

The Next Web

My first reaction after having finished watching the seventh season of Game of Thrones was probably the same as yours: We have to wait until 2019 for the final season?!

Silicon Hills News’ Unveils 12 Startups and Tech Advocates Featured in its 2018 Austin Tech Calendar


Silicon Hills News’ 2019 Austin Tech Calendar Party took place last Thursday at The Zebra, an insurance comparison marketplace startup, in downtown Austin. It was a wonderful evening and the event was a smashing success. This is the fourth time Silicon Hills News’ has created a tech calendar shining a spotlight on Austin’s most innovative […].

Top 3 Startup Winner: Happenstance

The Startup Magazine

All of these findings inspired the team to move forward with a more robust storytelling app for the Chicago community and schedule a release in spring of 2019. We’re also preparing to launch our app in spring of 2019.

Blade Runner 2049: Dystopia With a Happy Ending – Maybe

Feld Thoughts

The original is set in Los Angeles in 2019. Blade Runner 2049 is still in the theaters and has a rotten tomatoes score of 88%. While long, it’s definitely worth seeing on the big screen. If you have never seen the original, please see it before you go.

Startup Opportunity: Volvo iLabX Accelerator – Capital and Mentors

The Startup Magazine

Applications close 2nd December 23:59 EST. 10 January 2019. 11 February 2019. 02 May 2019.

Aug 30 is Final Day For PanelPicker Voting

Austin Startup

So too with community voting and commenting on the 5000+ speaking proposals on a multitude of topics in the 2019 SXSW PanelPicker. Log in to your SXSW account ( or take two minutes to create a new one ) to cast your votes before the polls shut down for the 2019 season.

SXSW PanelPicker Trends: More Diversity

Austin Startup

The Forrest Four-Cast: August 9, 2018 Earlier this week, community voting and commenting launched for the 5000+ speaking proposals in the 2019 PanelPicker interface. For the 2019 interface, there are 298 speaking proposals that include the word “diversity.”

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HomeAway to Expand to a new 16-Story Office Tower in The Domain


Austin-based HomeAway announced it has signed a lease to occupy a new 16 story office tower in The Domain in the first quarter of 2019. The vacation rentals company reports the new 315,000 square foot location will be able to accommodate more than 2,000 employees. “As As a global company headquartered in Austin and as the […] The post HomeAway to Expand to a new 16-Story Office Tower in The Domain appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Entrepreneur Opportunities in the UK Property Market

The Startup Magazine

Looking towards 2019 and beyond. The Reuters report also suggests that, in 2019, house prices are likely to rise around two percent nationally – a slower rate than this year. There have been various reports of late that the UK property market is slowing – or at least stagnant.

2018 SXSW Pitch Winner: GrubTubs

Austin Startup

If your startup wants to be involved in the 2019 competition, then click here for entry information. What should we expect to see from GrubTubs over the rest of 2018 and 2019?

When It Comes To Mobile Payments, An Omnichannel Strategy Is Best


market this year, and that number will increase significantly in 2019. by Jason Oxman, CEO of the Electronic Transactions Association. It’s been four years since Apple launched Apple Pay, which together with Google Pay and Samsung Pay have ushered in the modern era of mobile payments.

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SXSW PanelPicker Tip #7: Cannabusiness

Austin Startup

The Forrest Four-Cast: July 2, 2018 The SXSW PanelPicker interface is now accepting creative, innovative, forwarding-thinking speaking proposals for the March 2019 event in Austin. Also remember that badge sales for SXSW 2019 begin on the morning of Wednesday, August 1.

Set Your Business Up For Tax Season Success


Those small businesses that were subject to a frenzied tax prep process should immediately take steps to avoid the same mistakes in 2019. For a better, more organized 2019 Tax Day, small businesses should consider an efficient and organized process in 2018. by Kevin Miller, CMO at Neat.

Speaking at the Aspen Entrepreneur Showcase on August 13th

Feld Thoughts

Trends for 2019. On August 13th, I’m giving a talk as part of the Aspen Entrepreneur Showcase. I’m doing an AMA moderated by Chris Klug on: Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Rural Communities. Angel & Venture Capital Investing. The GiveFirst Ethos and its Impact on Startups.

Texas Bitcoin Conference on Oct 27–28

Austin Startup

Finally, get even more information on this topic at the new Blockchain & Cryptocurrency track, which runs March 14–16 at SXSW 2019.

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Escaping The Advertising Void: How Blockchain Can Help Us Stop Spending Billions On Digital Ads


We’ve yet to see how much brands will spend on ads in the second half of 2018, but one thing’s for certain – the 2019 digital ad spend breakdown could look very different if advertisers stopped throwing money into the void. by Melanie Mohr, CEO and founder of YEAY.

Vote for the Voice of Female Founders at SXSW

Austin Startup

Vote today to help bring these voices forward so we can make 2019 SXSW more Female Founder-forward! Enjoy SXSW 2019! South by Southwest?—?SXSW?—?an SXSW?—?an an annual fusion of film, interactive media, music festivals and conferences takes place in mid-March in Austin, Texas.

Startup App Intro: Politiscope – Politics in the Palm of Your Hand

The Startup Magazine

The political app will officially be available to the public in January of 2019. How many times have you been sitting at a dinner table or watching the news and someone mention’s a politician by name and you have wondered who they are talking about?

TechTalk with Jan Ryan on Tues, Nov 27

Austin Startup

Finally, if strong female founders are your passion, then check out all the programming on this topic at SXSW 2019.

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7 Promising Trends Defining the Future of Remarkable Brand Storytelling in 2016


Here’s what Cisco estimates for 2019: Mobile data traffic will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 57 percent from 2014 to 2019, reaching 24.3 exabytes per month by 2019. GB of traffic per month by 2019, a fivefold increase over the 2014.

Setting Sales Targets: Three Key Mistakes To Avoid

NZ Entrepreneur

2019 = $1,200,000. 2019 = 118%. At this time of year, a lot of businesses are starting to wonder if the sales targets and goals they have just set were realistic. We thought it would be timely to share the biggest mistakes we see businesses making when it comes to sales planning.

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Data Storage Trends

The Startup Magazine

The year 2019 looks very promising for technological innovations. Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automation are composed to change the world. They are changing the way customers engage with companies completely.

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Tips For SaaS Businesses To Up Their Game By Leveraging Web Push Notifications


spent on traditional software by 2019. billion by 2019. by Pravya Pravin, product marketer at iZooto. In 2017, with 5X times faster growth than traditional software market, SaaS finds itself outrunning traditional software product delivery.

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How Ottawa is Attracting Tech Talent

The Startup Magazine

According to the Labour Market Outlook, it is predicted that Canada will have more than 182,000 tech jobs by 2019. Recent reports show Ottawa as the most attractive tech hub in Canada with the best cost of living and second best average salary.

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What Are Payday Loans


The new rule will commence from 2019 and focuses on ‘the full repayment test’.

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UK micro-VC

The Equity Kicker

If that’s true I would expect the peak here to come in 2019, with 5-7 new funds each year between now and then. I’ve been reading a lot about the development of micro-VC this afternoon.

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3 Things Worth Investing In To Keep Your Company Growing


Research firm Markets and Markets predicts the WMS global market will grow to $5.53bn by 2019. by Lewis Robinson. Every year seven out of 10 employer companies survive their first two years in business.

Reflections On The Big Shake-Up At Kleiner Perkins


Meeker’s new fund, rumored to be out in 2019, will have *no* problem attracting investors.) For folks who know me, they know I’m obsessed with Twitter, but this week, I had so many work-related and personal/family things going on, I simply couldn’t keep up. That said, I did certainly see all the email subject lines this morning about Kleiner Perkins, the famous Sand Hill venture capital firm, splitting up. We have to step back and pause for a minute.

May 31 Deadline for Civic Tech Pitch

Austin Startup

Speaking of startup-related activities, stay tuned for more information on the 2019 SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event , which runs Saturday, March 9 and Sunday March 10 in Austin.

John Slatin AccessU: May 14–16 in Austin

Austin Startup

The Forrest Four-Cast: May 13, 2018 Inclusiveness and diversity was one of the most important themes at SXSW 2018. But this mindset and approach must not be limited to geographical, gender and racial concerns. A truly inclusive tomorrow also focuses on accessibility in all its forms.

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YouTube: Right or Wrong for Your Small Business?

The Startup Magazine

Experts predict that by 2019, 80 percent of all consumer internet traffic will be video. Nearly all businesses from small to large have a Facebook account. Most also use Twitter. Your business probably does, too.