Sun.Jan 24, 2021

How To Prepare Your New Venture For Investor Scrutiny

Startup Professionals Musings

For the elite startups and entrepreneurs who manage to attract the investor they dream of, and survive the term sheet negotiation, there is still one more hurdle before the money is in the bank. This is the mysterious and dreaded due diligence process, which can kill the whole deal.

The Analyst Cam: C5MI and Industry 4.0

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Marty Groover, Partner, C5MI. C5 in the company name comes.


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The most important 2021 Predictions in entertainment tech and gaming

VC Cafe

“It follows that the goal of forecasting is not to see what’s coming. It is to advance the interests of the forecaster and the forecaster’s tribe.” PHILIP TETLOCK, SUPERFORECASTING: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF PREDICTION. Covid-19 accelerated the adoption of entertainment tech, gaming and commerce.

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Selling Options For Income: What You Need To Know


Selling options enables an investor to trade different premium values above or below the current stock price for profit, as opposed to having to actually purchase shares of stock and trade them at their market price.

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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.

Guide to Making a Small Business Look Like a Large One

The Startup Magazine

Most businesses start small. We can see many examples of those who came from humble beginnings and are now global superstars, tech examples such as Microsoft and Facebook immediately spring to mind.

How to Properly Use PR and SEO to Amplify Marketing Results


A business is as good as how it portrays itself. It might have the best product on the market, but how it packages that product determines how it will fare. Here is how to properly use PR and SEO to amplify marketing results. What is Your Consumer Appeal?

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Don't Hate the Raise. Hate the Game.

This is going to be BIG.

The other day, I was talking to a highly experienced female professional out raising money. It was super clear to me that she was incredibly qualified to tackle the problems that she was raising money to go after—but few people in the ecosystem knew who she was compared to other, more high profile professionals. There were other people who spend more time on social, doing the podcasts, videos and interviews—things that, while brand building, opened them up to more criticism.

Own an Art and Craft Business? Learn Techniques to Stay Organized!

Women Entrepreneurs Can

According to the data of Statista, ‘The global market of arts and craft business was approximately 35 billion dollars in 2017.’ This isn’t it! By 2024 the expected growth is valued at around 50.9 billion dollars with an annual growth rate of 5.5%.

Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: “We Slept on the Couch” (via Elon Musk)

Scott Edward Walker

Welcome to our series “ Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.” Every week or two, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.

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Cost-Cutting Tricks to Increase the ROI from Your Next Business Event

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Business events are a brilliant tool for marketing and networking, but when you consider the cost, they’re not always the most efficient strategy.

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Self-billing: Turning Payouts to Service Providers Into B2B Experience

Transformify - Recruiting

According to a study conducted by SAP , 42% of the workforce spend is attributed to contingent workforce – service providers, independent contractors, experts, consultants and freelancers. The unpredictable business climate has impacted the hiring decisions of most businesses.

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Protecting Your Hard Earned Business

Women Entrepreneurs Can

You did it! You are in the working stages of your entrepreneurial pursuits, finally living out your long-dreamt passion. You have the marketing and advertising running, the online or brick-and-mortar shop open, and you’re developing a team of employees.

Let’s Put an End to the Harmful Absenteeism Culture

Women Entrepreneurs Can

A lot of companies have a work-hard culture that contributes to guilt feelings when employees need extra time. It wasn’t uncommon in pre-pandemic days for employees to worry that being absent from the workplace could harm their reputation or their career.

Business Costs You Can Instantly Reduce

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Every business owner is looking to safeguard their earnings and maximize profits. There are two principal ways that a business can do this, one is to increase sales either through more volume or higher profit margins. The other is to drive down their costs.

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Key Steps to Creating a Brilliant Home Office Right Now

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Working from home has become the norm during this global pandemic, and there are so many things you have to consider as much as possible. You have to make sure you have a professional place to be able to work, and this is really important for being as productive as possible.

5 Things That Can Affect Employee Productivity

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Productivity has a major impact on profitability, which is why it’s important to monitor and enhance productivity levels at every opportunity. By doing so, you can increase outputs without utilizing more resources and increase your company’s revenue.

4 Creative Ways to Earn Passive Income Online in 2021

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Are you confronted with the question of how to earn extra cash? The answer is obvious: “start a side business or work extra hours.” ” But how is this even possible with the continuous surge in COVID-19 numbers and its crippling effect on businesses?

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4 Surprise Services Lawyers Can Offer Businesses You Don’t Know About

Women Entrepreneurs Can

When you think about a lawyer, you might think about a judge, jury, and if you’re unlucky, an executioner. Some entrepreneurs understand they can help with business formation, but not many.

How to Be More Productive in Your Business

Women Entrepreneurs Can

An overload of work tasks and commitments can cause you to burn out. Having too much on your plate can overwhelm you and reduce your productivity, especially if you are someone who tries to handle multiple things at once.