Tue.Feb 18, 2020

Why Meg Whitman is Betting on Quibi as“The Da Vinci Code of Content”

Both Sides of the Table

Every year, a personal Upfront Summit highlight is getting to sit down with experts in a field I care about.

Who’s watching the algorithms? 3 Israeli startups predicting performance of AI models

VC Cafe

It’s the opposite of an “AI winter” it seems, as investment levels in Artificial Intelligence continue to break records globally. According to the State of European Tech 2019 report by Atomico, European AI companies raised $4.9 billion in 2019 alone.

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What’s The Difference Between A Will And A Trust?

YoungUpstarts

Managing your estate in a way that protects yourself and your family should be one of your top priorities. Even if you believe that you are in the best shape of your life, you never know when illness or accident will descend on you.

How to Bootstrap Your Startup for Years Without Funding

ReadWriteStart

When starting a business, it’s typical to look for venture capital, angel investors, and even co-founders to help get the company up and running. While funding is necessary for almost all businesses, seeking it out yourself isn’t necessarily the right path for everyone.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Venture Deals Online Course – Spring 2020 Registration Is Open

Feld Thoughts

We are running the Venture Deals Online Course again. Registration is now open and it runs from March 8, 2020 – May 1, 2020. It’s produced by Techstars and Kauffman Fellows. We’ve run the course six times now and have had over 25,000 people take it.

Things To Consider When Developing A Website

YoungUpstarts

In our increasingly digital world, your business’s online presence is crucial to your success. How you appear to customers online can make or break you. If a potential client doesn’t like your company’s website they aren’t likely to interact with you.

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The Top 5 Benefits Of Social Media On Small Businesses

YoungUpstarts

Besides being able to stay connected to friends and family, social media offers great benefits; especially in terms of small business growth.

Google Analytics vs. Google Analytics 360 (Based on a Decade of Implementations)

ConversionXL

For companies that build their analytics on Google products, purchasing Google Analytics 360 is a symbol of maturity. . As a business grows, it inevitably runs up against limitations of analytics tools.

4 Ways To Transform Your Side Gig Into Your Main Show

YoungUpstarts

5 Must-Consider Things Before Starting a Car Rental Business

The Startup Magazine

We all have a dream… for most of us, it is retiring on a tropical beach somewhere. Starting your own car rental business might be your ticket to paradise.

How To Increase My Delivery Fleet Efficiency

YoungUpstarts

Delivery services can make or break a small business. If they’re too slow, customer satisfaction plummets, no matter how great the service or product they offer really is. To stay competitive, a delivery fleet needs to closely examine its efficiency.

The Difference Between Translation and Interpretation

The Startup Magazine

Translation is a concept well-known to everyone. As children, we learn about the Rosetta Stone in school, and when we access the internet, we often run into texts in foreign languages, while foreign movies and TV shows with subtitles are also probably familiar to most.

The Skinny On Timothy Sykes And His Trading Program

YoungUpstarts

From the get go, it’s important to understand that the Timothy Sykes ‘Challenge’ is not a 5-minute trading lesson on how to get rich quick.

Swivel Lands $8 Million in Funding to Expand its Office Space Leasing Platform Nationwide

SiliconHills

Swivel, an Austin-based office leasing platform, announced Tuesday that it has raised $8 million. The Austin-based startup plans to use the funds to expand nationwide starting with the Denver, Colorado market, said Scott Harmon, Swivel’s co-founder, and CEO.

Five Ways To Overcome The Loneliness Of Leadership

YoungUpstarts

by Melanie Parish, MCC, author of “ The Experimental Leader: Be a New Kind of Boss to Cultivate an Organization of Innovators “ Being a leader is lonely work. As an executive coach, I hear it from new leaders often — especially if they are promoted from within.

6 Ways to Boost Morale at Your Small Business

The Startup Magazine

As a small business, you probably have a pretty tight-knit team. There aren’t many of you, and you have to work together to keep things running smoothly. That being said, there are still ways you can boost employee morale. Raising spirits around the office is a great way to increase productivity.

How to Unlock Retail Profits with a Smart Inventory Management Process

Up and Running

Unorganized inventory is a burden. You can’t sell your stock optimally if you’re not keeping track of it—without the visibility that a well thought out inventory management process can give you, you’re lost.

Using a Framework to Create Inventive Content

Duct Tape Marketing

Using a Framework to Create Inventive Content written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Melanie Deziel. Podcast Transcript. Today on the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I sit down with marketing expert Melanie Deziel.

Is There a Set Process for Corporate Governance?

Board Effect

Whenever you’re navigating yourself somewhere, it helps to have a roadmap of where you’re going. Some things naturally lend themselves to steps, patterns, or processes.

How Developing an Abundance Mindset Can Help You in Business

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Success means different things to different people, and the ways in which we become successful are as varied as the business ideas which take us there.

Why have a website? 10 Top reasons your business needs a website

Our Own Start-up

Are you asking "Why have a website?" because you aren't sure if you need one? Read this article and learn the top reasons your business needs a website.

What Every Small Business Needs Before Launching

Women Entrepreneurs Can

The best way to shatter the glass ceiling is to get out of the building. Only then can the sky be the limit because you won’t just be an employee, you’ll be a business owner. You will be able to start and manage your legacy, and that is one of the most powerful, liberating things anyone can do.

Interested in Indie Game Development? Here’s 4 things you should know

Our Own Start-up

The modern digital marketplace offers plenty of opportunities for enterprising indie game developers, but finding success takes patience, research and constant improvement.

13 Not-So-Obvious Ways You’re Bombing Your Investor Interview (Do This Instead)

Austin Startup

Over the last couple years at Sputnik ATX venture-accelerator, I’ve noticed that there are certain not-so-obvious ways in which founders are tested by investors. Sometimes it’s clear to the founders that they’re going up in flames.

Expanding your business overseas? Here’s what you need to know

Our Own Start-up

Expanding your business overseas can often be a challenging process. There are numerous factors you will need to carefully consider to be successful.

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The Role of Sales Materials in a Digital World

Duct Tape Marketing

The Role of Sales Materials in a Digital World written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. The digital world has complicated the customer journey.

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Swivel Lands $8 Million in Funding to Expand its Office Space Leasing Platform Nationwide

SiliconHills

Swivel’s Team in Austin, courtesy photo Swivel, an Austin-based office leasing platform, announced Tuesday that it has raised $8 million. The Austin-based startup plans to use the funds to expand nationwide starting with the Denver, Colorado market, said Scott Harmon, Swivel’s co-founder, and CEO. Swivel’s $8 million Series A round was led by Jim Breyer [.]. Austin

Transcript of Using a Framework to Create Inventive Content

Duct Tape Marketing

Transcript of Using a Framework to Create Inventive Content written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript. John Jantsch: This episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is brought to you by Zephyr CMS.

8 books that fundamentally changed me as a person

Jeff Hilimire

Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash. I read a lot of books. One year (2018) I read 52, in fact. I think my natural cadence is more like 3/month, with an even split between physical books, Kindle, and Audible. I read all sorts of books.