Wed.Sep 23, 2020

6 Drivers For Aspiring Entrepreneurs To Finish School

Startup Professionals Musings

A continuing question I hear from young entrepreneurs is whether a university degree is important to startup success, or just a distraction in achieving their purpose in the world.

What Do Your Customers Want to Buy?

View from Seed

After building NextView for almost 10 years now, I’ve been having more conversations recently with first time managers looking for some tactical advice. Raising one’s first fund is hard, and there are always a plethora of voices that will tell you that it’s impossible for many different reasons.

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How Strong Is Your C-Suite Bullpen? Preparing The Next Generation Of Leaders

YoungUpstarts

by Jennifer Mackin , ForbesBook author of “ Leaders Deserve Better: A Leadership Development Revolution “ About $350 billion a year is spent on leadership development, but many companies aren’t getting much bang out of their buck.

Report: Israel Private Capital Breakdown 2020

VC Cafe

Pitchbook Data released a new report on the state of Private Capital in Israel 2020 , covering private equity and venture capital. I’ll focus on VC only here as it’s the core focus of this blog.

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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.

Improve Your Odds Of Launching A Successful Business

YoungUpstarts

For many people, owning and running their own business is a dream come true. The idea of doing something you love, and not having anyone but yourself to answer to, can seem like the best-case scenario. Launching a small business is hard, stressful work.

How to Build Trust with Ecommerce Buyers This Holiday Season

ConversionXL

Consumer shopping behaviors have changed dramatically since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with ecommerce retailers seeing unprecedented growth in traffic and sales. While retail stores are slowly beginning to reopen, many consumers have made online shopping their new default.

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4 small business owners’ best tips for mental resilience

NZ Entrepreneur

Four New Zealand business owners share how they’ve looked after their own wellbeing during the tougher moments of COVID-19, and how they’re preparing to recover and thrive.

Gold Commodity Investing As A Young Professional

YoungUpstarts

Are you a young, new, or aspiring entrepreneur looking to take your first steps with investing in gold and are not sure on how to interpret the daily gold price?

Engagement Analytics: Essential Points You Need To Remember

The Startup Magazine

If you’re running a business that involves the use of computers and the Internet, then, you have to know about engagement analytics.

How To Block Pop Ups On Mozilla

YoungUpstarts

Since the beginning of the internet as we know it, we’ve heard a lot about pop-ups. In case you don’t already know what we’re talking about, pop-up windows automatically appear without your permission while exploring certain websites.

How to Prepare for Gen Z as a Small Business Owner

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Prepare for Gen Z as a Small Business Owner written by Jenna Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Jason Dorsey.

5 Keyword Tools You Probably Aren’t Using But Should Be

YoungUpstarts

Keywords are the concrete foundations of your website that hold it all together. Keyword research tools help you find the phrases your users are typing into Google and you probably have a favorite tool already. Maybe your go-to tool is one of the tools everyone else uses; Ahrefs, Moz, SEMrush, etc.

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Nonprofit Branding: Complete Guide to Building a Strong Nonprofit Brand in 2020

crowdSPRING Blog

The definitive nonprofit branding guide to creating a strong and memorable brand identity for your nonprofit organization in 2020. Brand Identity Logo Design Marketing Design

Bitcoin Investment – Why You Should

YoungUpstarts

Are you one among them who wants to make a good investment in bitcoin? If yes, then there is no doubt that you are present at the right place.

The Gig Economy Executive

OnlyOnce

(This post, written by my co-founder Cathy Hawley, also appeared on Bolster.com ). The gig economy is a labor market where short-term or freelance roles are more prevalent than permanent positions.

8 KPIs You Need To Track For Ecommerce Growth

YoungUpstarts

Do you know the numbers behind your business? Having a deep understanding of how your store is doing will help you plan for the future and optimize your processes. As a result, you can identify what’s bringing in the most revenue and where you should be focusing your efforts.

The Unified Start-Up: Beyond Business Convention

The Startup Magazine

If we were to pose the question ‘what is a business?’, how would you answer? Odds are you will give a concise answer regarding the economic institution operating within the capitalist framework. That is the right answer if you are finishing your BCom.

Pitching A Startup To Investors: Ways To Legally Protect Your Ideas

YoungUpstarts

Getting your startup off the ground is easier if you have the backing of investors, although to secure their interest you will need to pitch your ideas to prospects and attempt to dazzle them with your ingenuity.

Hypergiant Industries Hires Mohammed Farooq as its new CTO and GM Products

SiliconHills

Austin-based Hypergiant Industries, which is focused on creating new products using artificial intelligence for businesses, has hired a heavy-hitter in the software industry, Mohammed Farooq, as its new Chief Technology Officer and GM Products.

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Why Small Businesses Should Get Business Insurance

YoungUpstarts

Running a business can be both challenging and rewarding, irrespective of the fact whether the business is a side-hustle or a full-time gig. You need to put in a lot of work and determination to build and grow your business. So, have you considered getting protection for your business?

Succession Planning Best Practices for Nonprofit Boards

Board Effect

Strong leadership is vital for nonprofits and succession planning helps you maintain that. Key board members and executive leaders play key roles in the health of your organization.

Why Should You Consider Hiring an Employee Who Stutters?

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Stuttering is a speech-disorder that affects well over 70 million people worldwide. Stutterers form nearly 1% of the human population. During your entrepreneurial journey, there is a good chance that you will come across job applicants who stutter.