Thu.Mar 14, 2019

Rover and RVR on Pi Day

Feld Thoughts

Happy Pi Day everyone. If you love dogs, or robots, or dogs and robots, you’ll love the video below. Two companies we are investors in – Rover and Sphero – have teamed up on Pi Day.

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How Businesses Can Promote A Green Workplace

YoungUpstarts

by Scott Cramer, President of Go Solar Group. Many companies want to create a healthy work environment. The beauty of creating a green workplace, however, is that it promotes long term health. There are many ways in which you can create a greener work environment.

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More Robot Pi

Feld Thoughts

It’s still Pi Day at least in Boulder for a few more hours. And, well, robots. Misty is making a lot of progress and is still available to pre-order at 25% off her retail price , which is just slightly more than $3,141.59. The post More Robot Pi appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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The 4 Biggest IT Management Mistakes

YoungUpstarts

Mistakes are a part of life: we all make them. Some mistakes have very little effect while others have grave effects. In the wake of rapid advancements in the technological frontier, mistakes in the management of the IT infrastructure have far-reaching effects on a company.

A 3-Step Framework To Approach Tough Business Problems

YFS Magazine

As you build a startup, you will discover that projects rarely go off without a hitch. Here's a simple framework to tackle the toughest business problems. Lead leadership personal development problem solving

Funding For The Modern Entrepreneur: The Most Popular Ways To Secure Business Funds In 2019

YoungUpstarts

The world as we know it is built on great ideas. The most defining trait that we humans can hold a claim to, is that we are incredibly innovative and creative.

Oh S**t, Your VC Just Quit Her Fund! What a Good CEO Should Do Next.

Hunter Walker

Everything is setting up perfectly – you’ve got a great relationship with your lead VC – he’s even saying “we” and painting pictures of being on the podium with you for the NASDAQ opening eight years from now.

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What Are the Benefits of Cloud Computing for Business?

The Startup Magazine

Cloud computing has revolutionized how many organizations do business. With cloud computing services including servers, databases, storage, analytics and more are managed entirely online or in the cloud. General benefits include more innovation, flexibility, and scalability.

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Take Your Marketing Automation Further With AI

YoungUpstarts

by John Oechsle, President and CEO of Swiftpage. It’s been said that artificial intelligence is the future, but I’d argue that AI is very much a thing of the here and now. It’s playing an increasingly significant role in marketing efforts, and is taking marketing automation to the next level.

How To Handle Difficult Business Conversations Without Losing Your Sanity

YFS Magazine

There are no easy ways and no shortcuts, but there are techniques we can employ to turn difficult conversations into effective ones. Lead communication leadership personal development workplace conflict

The 3 Biggest IT Management Mistakes

YoungUpstarts

Mistakes are a part of life: we all make them. Some mistakes have very little effect while others have grave effects. In the wake of rapid advancements in the technological frontier, mistakes in the management of the IT infrastructure have far-reaching effects on a company.

‘Brandless’ brand initiates slaughter-free leather

Our Own Start-up

Brandless has come up with exotic leather products - its primary product line comprises travel gear and accessories. Startups Uncategorized Aanchal Mittal Brandless Brandless business model Brandless founder brandless products exotic leather products leather products online

How to network with people in business with David Gonzales from IMParty

ConversionXL

Why is networking and building business relationships important for growth? It seems that most people who go to conferences or industry events don’t know how to network. How do you become better at networking? This post contains video, click to play].

Book Thela: Booklover’s Heaven, Buy Second- Hand Books Online

Our Own Start-up

Riticka Srivastav, a 24-year old entrepreneur started to sell second- hand books online at her website ‘Book Thela’ at throwaway prices in early 2017. Startups Book Thela Booklover Buy Second- Hand Books Online Riticka Srivastav Second- Hand Books

How to Start a Real Estate Business: The Complete 11 Step Guide (2019)

crowdSPRING Blog

If you’re interested in starting a real estate business to help buyers and sellers navigate the stressful and complicated process of working through one of the biggest transactions of their lives, you’ll need to make sure your business is well prepared.

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Corporate people turns into food entrepreneurs

Our Own Start-up

People who have quit promising careers in the corporate world because they wanted to pursue their passion. Entrepreneurship Startups entrepreneurs entrepreneurship food entrepreneurs food startups new food startups

Can you overcome five risks and create wealth?

Berkonomics

Of course, we are speaking of increased valuation of your company when we speak of “wealth.” Especially if you are in the early stage of growing a business, these five risks can and often do derail entrepreneurs before realizing the riches of a great exit. So, let’s examine them and mitigate them.

Investing in hardware and the data layer

Version One Ventures

Over the past couple of months, we have written about a range of themes that have been interesting to us lately. Through public brainstorming, we have met some inspiring entrepreneurs, been introduced to some cool companies and received some great feedback. All in all, we have been enjoying the process of refining our thesis in areas like: Full stack / managed platforms. Digital health and wellness apps. Biotech and therapeutics. Local communities. Apps built on existing platforms (i.e. EHRs).

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CEO Converts Deep Knowledge to Actionable Steps in Image Consulting

Hearpreneur

Image consulting field has grown over the years due to it’s impact in changing appearances for the better. Joshua Davis is the owner and CEO of a six-figure image consulting company in Atlanta. He has worked with dozens of Tier 1 companies including Coca Cola and IBM to help make sure their executives are dressed to impress. He started his business out of his college dorm room — renting high-end pieces to his friends for dates and new job interviews.

Three Exercises Every First Time Venture Fund Needs to Work Through

This is going to be BIG.

Some VCs peel off of other funds to start their own and they have the benefit of a track record from their previous firm to show. Obviously, that’s ideal, but that’s not where everyone starts. If you’re lacking for track record as a firm, here’s three exercises you should walk through to help turn your pitch and due diligence meetings from guesswork into something more substantive.

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The Other 1 Percent

Start Up Blog

Ferrari sales in Australia are up 17% on last year. While new car sales are down 3 percent. A new Gulfstream private jet has a 2 year wait list. By all accounts the one percent are doing well. But there’s another 1 percent out there which doesn’t get nearly as much attention. This is the 1 percent who take the time and effort to invest in themselves. The few who understand the gift technology has given us to transform.

How to Build a Strong, Scalable Culture for Blitzscaling

Reid Hoffman

At this point, almost everyone in the startup world agrees that hiring and culture are important.