Wed.Jun 24, 2020

5 Stages Of The Market Lifecycle Gate Startup Success

Startup Professionals Musings

As a frequent advisor to new entrepreneurs and startups, I often hear your frustration with being treated differently from other startups by investors, on expectations for valuation , traction, and market size.

New Normal: A conversation with Jason Blessing of Model N

deal architect

I have been doing video interviews with a number of CIOs, software executives and practitioners about acrobatics they have been seeing in various vertical sectors during the COVID-19 crisis and the "New normal" they can expect as the economy wakes.

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Why We Invested in Jumbo

View from Seed

After operating quietly for the past year, our portfolio company Jumbo made a couple big announcements yesterday, including the launch of Jumbo 2 as well as their $8M series A financing led by Balderton Capital.

Work Boldly!

deal architect

Even though I call myself a glass half-full optimist, like everyone, I have mood swings during this wild phase. I had a roller coaster of a day yesterday, but did two calls in the evening and went to sleep very. Future of Work New Normal COVID-19

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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.

How The Coronavirus Has Forever Changed Remote Work

YoungUpstarts

by Sharon Koifman, CEO of DistantJob. The rapid shift to remote work sent ripples through the business world. As quarantine orders were passed, businesses had to quickly modify their processes to make them compatible with a remote workforce. In total, about 20 percent of U.S.

Misty Temperature Screening Assistant

Feld Thoughts

Misty Robotics’ goal is to create a robot platform (hardware and software) that any developer can use to build useful and immediately applicable robot applications. A number of early customers have started building solutions.

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5 Practical Ways to Fund Your Tech Startup Today

YFS Magazine

If you have ambitions to launch your own successful tech startup, then funding your venture should be on the top of your list of priorities. Launch business finance raising startup capital recommended starting a business startup capital startup funding

More Automation Is Coming! Bulletproof Your Career!

YoungUpstarts

by Edward D. Hess, author of “ Hyper-Learning: How to Adapt to the Speed of Change “ Everyone knows that jobs have been automated over the last 20 years. But the number of those automated jobs will be a small number compared to what is coming over the next 10 years.

Clover, Bengaluru start-up on its way to get food from greenhouses to our plates

Our Own Start-up

The ring of greenhouses clover supports, in Bangalore helps it handle the most basic issue of predictability and consistency of horticulture output to walk in pace with the urban consumer demand.

Announcing our investment in Cape Privacy, a privacy platform for collaborative data science and machine learning

Version One Ventures

Today, one of our newest portfolio companies, Cape Privacy , announced their seed fundraise in conjunction with the public launch of their privacy platform. You can read more details about the launch here.

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Is Click Fraud Devouring Your Ad Budget?

ConversionXL

Click fraud occurs when a pay-per-click advertisement is clicked on by a user with malicious or disingenuous intent. Click fraud first came to light in 2005, when several major cases were taken to court.

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4 Things Experienced Entrepreneurs Get Right That First-Timers Don’t

The Startup Magazine

Right now, any entrepreneur that’s thinking about starting a new business faces quite an uphill climb. That’s because today’s economic climate isn’t exactly suited to startup activity. There’s a forced slowdown in consumer activity due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Functional Versus Strategic Meetings on Zoom

VC Adventure

Like a lot of people, I’m stuck on Zoom for most of the day, although I’ve tried to mix in some regular phone call meetings – even when Zoom would be available – just to give me a break from time to time.

Should I Use A Trading Bot To Trade Bitcoin?

The Startup Magazine

Trading cryptocurrencies might be easy and go smoothly for experienced traders. But an entrepreneur who has just started trading could have a headache while trying to figure everything out.

Austin’s OJO Labs Raises $62.5 Million and Buys Movoto

SiliconHills

OJO Labs on Wednesday announced a $62.5 million round of funding and the acquisition of Movoto, a residential real estate search site. “It It brings together two superpowers overnight,” said John Berkowitz, CEO, and Co-Founder of OJO Labs.

Terry Giancroce Explains Why Consultancy Works: Understanding Your Business Workflow

The Startup Magazine

There are many factors that make or break a business. Whether external or internal, these factors should be evaluated and understood both from an owner’s viewpoint and an expert’s opinion as well.

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Virtual events vs in-person events: Why you should host your event online

Our Own Start-up

Online events have become increasingly popular in the last few years, and that’s not without a reason. They can be just as beneficial for your business as in-person events, if not more.

TAX COMPLIANCE FOR SMALL BUSINESS

The Startup Magazine

Many businesses find themselves on the wrong side of the law due to non-compliance with tax laws. To some, this may happen not because they do not want to pay taxes, but because they do not have proper measures to know what they are supposed to pay.

4 Ways small retail shops can upgrade their tech for better efficiency

Our Own Start-up

Even though the human connection is vital to the success of small retail stores, that doesn't mean they can't invest in technology that can help improve their operations.

2020 And The Rise Of The Online Store

The Startup Magazine

This year has seen dramatic changes in economies around the world. Not only are many countries still in some stage of lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, but customers are shifting their behaviours in ways that are likely to become permanent.

Egynte brings the new startup playbook to avoid unicorn habits

Our Own Start-up

Though lean startup is the best method to grow, a very small number of startups exist as lean startups. The culture of massive venture capital backing can be difficult to resist. Startups Egynte Startup startup news Startup Playbook Unicorn Startup Unicorn Startup Playbook

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What Technology should a StartUp Invest in?

The Startup Magazine

In today’s business climate, maximum efficiency and productivity usually rely upon the use of appropriate technologies. However, for startups and young businesses, securing the relevant technology presents its own challenges.

Navigating Evolving Business Models in the Nonprofit Sector

Board Effect

In a perfect world, all corporations are driven by their missions. More often, when we think of mission-driven organizations, we think of the nonprofit sector. All corporations face challenges and the nonprofit sector presents a host of challenges that are far different from for-profit companies.

How Digital Tools Foster Hyper Personalized Banking

The Startup Magazine

Digital banking concepts are changing the way financial institutions engage with customers. One of these trends is banking personalization. The days of one-size-fits-all financial products are numbered. Here is why and how. Driven by data.

How to Outsource Small Business Work

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Outsource Small Business Work written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Nathan Hirsch. In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast , I interview Nathan Hirsch, co-founder of OutscourceSchool.

Top 5 Interesting Facts About Cryptocurrencies

The Startup Magazine

Since the release of bitcoin in 2009, cryptocurrencies have been an attractive subject to follow and participate in. With bitcoin being the king, this industry has paved the way for so much discussion filled with excitement.

Out of the Crisis #10: HelixNano founder Hannu Rajaniemi on vaccines, suspending disbelief, and the power of stories

Startup Lessons Learned

HelixNano was founded to develop cancer vaccines. When co-founders Hannu Rajaniemi and Nikolai Eroshenko realized their work was applicable to a coronavirus vaccine, too, they changed direction immediately. It only took them a week to become fully committed to this new work. Just five weeks after that they had animal data on immune responses to their first vaccine candidates.