Our top posts of 2019

Version One Ventures

So we’re going to send off 2019 by sharing some of our favourite and most popular blog posts from the past 12 months, in case you missed some of them. While we are always candid, we did write more details about Version One in 2019. General 2019 review blog posts startup handbook

25 Entrepreneurs Explain Their Major Accomplishments in 2019


2019 may have been a bad year for some and to others, it was a great year. In the last few days of 2019, we took some time to ask a few entrepreneurs and business what their biggest business accomplishments were. #1- 2019 has been a year of growth for my business!

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18 Entrepreneurs Reveal The Word That Could Represent Them and Their Business in 2019


2019 has been simply an incredible year that has seen new businesses start and some existing businesses shutdown. We asked entrepreneurs and business owners of a word that could represent their business in 2019. One word to represent me and my business in 2019 is focused.

U.C. Santa Cruz Commencement Speech – 2019

Steve Blank

I was honored to give the commencement speech at the University of California Santa Cruz, right down the road from the ranch. Rather than my usual talks about innovation and entrepreneurship I shared a few lessons learned after serving seven years as a public official on the California Coastal Commission. I told four stories about the conflict between money and power versus the common good. I was invited to give the talk by Professor Sue Carter, now the provost of the college.

Hacking for Defense @ Stanford 2019

Steve Blank

We just finished our 4th annual Hacking for Defense class at Stanford. At the end of each class we have each team give a Lessons Learned presentation. Unlike traditional demo days or Shark Tanks which are “here’s how smart I am, please give me money,” a Lessons Learned presentation tells a story of a journey of hard-won learning and discovery.

Sapphire 2019: A curtain raiser with Nick Tzitzon

deal architect

As I prepare to drive to Orlando for the annual SAP conference I had a chance to talk to Nick Tzitzon, EVP of Marketing and Communications about what we can expect on the main stage. If you think about the. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Industry Commentary

A key word for 2019 - authenticity

deal architect

Happy New Year to all my readers! I have spent the last month extracting from hundreds of pages of transcripts of my interviews for SAP Nation 3.0. I am struck by the frank comments from so many customers about SAP, Industry Commentary

Virat Kohli, Akshay, Salman Khan top Forbes India’s 2019 Celebrity 100 list

Our Own Start-up

The magazine has published its list of Celebrity 100 for the year 2019 which has been topped by Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli with the earning of Rs 252.72 Special Feature Akshay Kumar Forbes India Forbes India celebrity list Forbes list 2019 forbes magazine Salman Khan Virat Kohli

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Venture Deals Online Course – Spring 2019 Registration Is Open

Feld Thoughts

Registration is now open and it runs from April 7, 2019 – May 31, 2019. The post Venture Deals Online Course – Spring 2019 Registration Is Open appeared first on Feld Thoughts. We are running the Venture Deals Online Course again. It’s produced by Kauffman Fellows Academy and Techstars. We’ve run the course four times now and have had over 15,000 people take it.

20 Entrepreneurs Share Their Business Goals for 2019


We asked 20 entrepreneurs to share their business goals and what they were looking forward to in 2019. #1- I cannot wait to see what 2019 brings. . For 2019 my goals are to: 1. Our Goal for 2019 is to become the most contributed machine dealership in America in donations to Scholarships, Veterans and Children’s hospital. I have a goal to read more in 2019. One major goal for 2019 is to continue to improve my company’s reputation.

Foundry Group Holiday Gift Guide 2019 Edition

Feld Thoughts

The post Foundry Group Holiday Gift Guide 2019 Edition appeared first on Feld Thoughts. It’s that time of year again where we like to shop at our portfolio companies.

Riding The Digital Nomadism Wave In 2019


It’s the 14 th of July, 2019 today. Do you know what was one of the biggest headlines – globally – just a few days ago? All told, globally, there were 18,000 jobs lost. And due to a variety of reasons, I believe that most of these are permanent cuts. Going…gone…gone… That’s how a whole lot of today’s desk jobs, or 9 to 5 jobs are going to be like in the very, very near future. The jobs market is changing. And this change is structural, which means that it’s here to stay.

6 Leadership Habits To Develop In 2019


by Mark Green , author of “ Activators: A CEO’s Guide to Clearer Thinking and Getting Things Done “. Bad habits can be hard to break, and for business leaders who have them, they can be deal-breakers. In a survey by Leadership IQ, an online training firm, the primary reasons CEOs were fired – mismanaging change, ignoring customers, tolerating low performers, and not enough action – were often related to unproductive habits.

Day Trade Successfully In 2019


Whatever they may be, most would like to make more money in 2019 than they did in 2018. There are a lot of aspiring traders who intend to make money in 2019 by learning to day trade. By most expectations, and due to instability around the world, in 2019 markets are expected to increase in volatility, hence providing the chance for successful trades to be made. As a new year begins many people take on new ventures and challenges.

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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Here’s how political parties are spending on ads on Facebook

Our Own Start-up

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10 Higher Education Trends To Watch For In 2019


There are trends to watch for in 2019 and over the next few years that signal a recalibration of everything we thought we knew. Here are a few trends to watch for in 2019: 1. by Danny Iny, author of “ Leveraged Learning: How the Disruption of Education Helps Lifelong Learners, and Experts with Something to Teach “ The way America prepares its young people for the workforce is shifting. And it’s not just a small shift; it’s a huge, culture-shaking one.

The Breakout Tech Company Of 2019


And with that, I present to you The Breakout Tech Company Of 2019: Superhuman. 1/ Prosumer Is The New Consumer: This trend gained momentum in 2018, but reached warp speed in 2019. 4/ Competitive Financings: As is the case with most breakouts, there was a competitive financing for the company in 2019, ultimately led by a16z.

Growing Your Side Business In 2019


If you’ve been hesitant about scaling up your side business, let 2019 be the year you take the plunge. by Roger Chen, Senior Vice President of Asia Region, GoDaddy. The Year of the Pig is upon us and symbolizes luck, wealth and good fortune. For many, one job is already more than enough. But if you’ve managed to make some income with your side hustle, you could be ready to step up.

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Looking Back On Tech, Startups, And VC In 2019


And, with that warning, I offer to you what I believe to be the big, consequential forces driving trends in the startup and investing ecosystem of 2019, written in ascending order of importance and magnitude…. In 2019, Microsoft hit that milestone, and Google isn’t far behind. Honorable mention for 2019 consumer behavior trends: Vaping, going meatless, making “green” choices.].

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8 Business Trends That Will Make Waves In 2019


In 2019, more innovations involving these security features will be prominent in the world of business, especially in e-commerce. The rise of mobile apps and their services, whether they cater to fitness, health or leisure, will continue to soar this 2019. Another business trend that will continue to grow this 2019 is online learning. Therefore, another business trend to watch out for this 2019 is the improvement in CRM.

The 2019 Checklist For Growing Businesses


It’s 2019, and although we’re not flying hovercrafts as we had predicted, new technology makes processes easier. by Travis Crabtree, President and General Counsel of Swyft Filings. As we welcome the new year, we consider the new year’s resolutions that we may (or may not) carry out. We explore new fitness regimens, recipes to cook, and new books to actually finish.

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Fifteen Podcasts You Must Listen to in 2019


The post Fifteen Podcasts You Must Listen to in 2019 appeared first on ReadWrite. Radio “just ain’t” what it used to be. In the olden days, you’d turn the dial, try to avoid the whistles and pops, then land on a station that plays Hotel California every half an hour. Today, you can build your own music playlists, and you can also line up a stream of talk-radio-style podcasts […]. Entrepreneurs Startups Tech education learning legal Podcasts

The 2019 State of Conversion Optimization Report


optimizer made $99,012 in 2019, about $4,000 more than in 2018, and more than the average optimizer anywhere else. These seven takeaways offer a portrait of the CRO industry in 2019: Process is vital—and difficult.

4 Reasons Why T-Shirt Printing Businesses Will Trend In 2019


2019 has been a big year for the growth of t-shirt printing and here is a rundown of what we believe to be some of the reasons why. There you have it, 4 reasons we feel that t shirt printing is going from strength to strength in 2019. The post 4 Reasons Why T-Shirt Printing Businesses Will Trend In 2019 appeared first on Young Upstarts.

The SMB Guide To CRM In 2019


In the course of all this productive planning, and as you look to build stronger relationships that drive ROI in 2019, consider how you’re responding to customer information. With that said, let’s take a closer look at what small businesses need to know when looking for a CRM — or evaluating their existing solution — in 2019. Get out there and find the right solution for your business’s growth in 2019! by John Oechsle, President and CEO of Swiftpage.

The Refrigeration Business Is Making Big Strides In 2019


It looks like the infamous refrigeration company Carrier is going to shake things up even further in 2019. Well, it seems that in 2019 they want to take things even further. However, in 2017, 2018, and 2019 the industry is showing that reclamation efforts are softening. When it comes to the refrigeration or the heating and cooling industry there has always been a lot of controversy surrounding Freon. Freon is that gas that allows refrigerators and air conditioners to cool.

Welcome to 2019

Feld Thoughts

Fred: What Is Going To Happen In 2019 Albert: Staying Optimistic: Happy New Year! I read 113 books in 2018 and have a goal of 100 books again in 2019. However, I had way too many “predictable” books in my 2018 reading list, so 2019 will be much more unpredictable as I skip over the obvious stuff to read and instead indulge my curiosity. The post Welcome to 2019 appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

The European VC Tech Stack in 2019

VC Cafe

According to Pitchbook data, there are about 15,700 venture and corporate venture funds globally, out of which 8,628 venture capital funds in the US alone (54%), and another 4,553 in Europe (29%), This is a content summary only. Click on the post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the website and more! Uncategorized piepdrive startup research tech stack

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How To Buy Instagram Followers In 2019


These companies use the best way to buy Instagram followers in 2019 and all you need to do is to sit back and relax. There are a couple of ways to increase followers count on Instagram. It can be either buy the followers through the company who makes a bunch of fake pages to follow you or in search of followers, following and unfollowing hundreds of accounts. Instagram followers can be bought by you through the companies using Instagram automation.

The 7 Most Valued Employee Benefits In 2019


The job seekers of 2019 desire these seven benefits above all others. The post The 7 Most Valued Employee Benefits In 2019 appeared first on Young Upstarts. Business owners and CEOs are more challenged than ever when it comes to retaining millennials. According to Forbes, 89 percent of millennials prefer generous benefits over salary increases. Eighty-three percent wouldn’t hesitate to leave one employer for a competitor who offers better benefits.

How To Enhance Your Social Strategy In 2019


Your social media accounts may already be a hive of activity, but these platforms are challenging because it is so very easy to be ‘Insta-famous’ one day and then completely forgotten the next. You can’t rest on your laurels when it comes to digital media, because your followers will grow tired of an account that keeps publishing similar, boring content.

Top Emerging Startup Industries For 2019


From Instagram agents and personal coaches, to drones, bot doctors and AI-driven healthcare, the hottest emerging industries of 2019 tap into a wide range of technology and personalization trends. by Pamela Webber, Chief Marketing Officer at 99designs. We analyzed data from thousands of creative projects completed on 99designs to identify and chart some of the sectors experiencing extraordinary growth and are on track to become the new norm by 2020.

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Five year record for Israeli exits in the first half of 2019

VC Cafe

According to a new report by IVC Research Centre and law firm Meitar, Israeli exits in the first half of 2019 (H1 2019) reached a record of $14.48 billion ($7.58 billion excluding $6.9 billion. This is a content summary only. Click on the post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the website and more! Uncategorized Exits Israel IVC online

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Top Outsourcing Destinations in Latin America for 2019


The post Top Outsourcing Destinations in Latin America for 2019 appeared first on ReadWrite. The tech talent in Latin America is capturing the attention of global companies. Government pushes and investments in IT initiatives are paying off, with Amazon, Google, Alibaba, and many other global firms opening offices in the region and hiring local tech talent. There’s a new wave of excitement about Latin America’s potential to become a […].

Money-Minds: 6 FinTech Startups To Watch In 2019


Fintech (financial technology) ruled the roost when it came to industries on the up-swing up until a few years back, when blockchain technology and all the possibilities it offered stormed the scene. Even so, there are still plenty of lively startups in the fintech sector that have shined through the crowd to make us sit up and notice them. They cover a wide scope of industries, and are keeping the buzz in the financial technology sector alive.

Top Free Alternatives For Windows Media Player In 2019


Windows media player comes with some good features for listening to audio and video formats of yester-years, but does not have the streaming capabilities involved with file formats of 2019. Media players on computers and smart-phones are frequently used to stream and listen to digital media. Having a high performance and multi-feature media player is essential to enjoy the entertaining experience.

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5 Top-Rated Forex Trading Apps In 2019


The post 5 Top-Rated Forex Trading Apps In 2019 appeared first on Young Upstarts. Recently, there has been an increase in the number of forex trading apps in the market. While this gives traders a healthy number of choices, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by the numerous choices. It gets even more daunting considering that most apps offer almost the same capabilities with a few differences. .

The Fastest Growing FinTech Apps in 2019

The Startup Magazine

The post The Fastest Growing FinTech Apps in 2019 appeared first on The Startup Magazine. We all use financial technology apps. It started with PayPal and then moved on to banks that are entirely online, with no branches.

Office Trends Likely To Be On The Rise In 2019

Our Own Start-up

Many office trends, such as embracing new technology and remote working, are at least familiar to most businesses, but the commitment by companies to making these changes is expected to be deeper in 2019. Startups office trends office trends in 2019

How To Sell Products On Instagram In 2019


Yes, Instagram Likes are still relevant in 2019 and help you build better exposure on Instagram. The post How To Sell Products On Instagram In 2019 appeared first on Young Upstarts. Today more than 150 millions of Instagram users are able to leverage Instagram shoppable posts. If you have a business Instagram account and still do not use shoppable posts then it is time to start selling your products on Instagram. This will be a great additional sales channel for your business.

What To Expect From The Franchising Industry In 2019

YFS Magazine

New developments along with general market indicators may leave potential franchisee's wondering which direction the industry is going in 2019 and beyond. Plan business trends franchising

Entrepreneurs Reveal Biggest Business Challenges Of 2019

YFS Magazine

Entrepreneurs share the challenges they face this year along with practical insight on how they plan to (or have already) taken steps toward solutions. Lead business challenges business lessons leadership startup advice

Tips For An Entrepreneur Traveling To Dubai In 2019


The post Tips For An Entrepreneur Traveling To Dubai In 2019 appeared first on Young Upstarts. Dubai is one of the most happening destinations for businesspersons. In the beginning, the economy of Dubai relied entirely on oil output; however, things have drastically changed now with oil output accounting for only 2% of Dubai’s GDP. The city is moving ahead in sectors like retail and wholesale, construction, and hospitality.

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