Wed.Apr 19, 2017

Introducing Our New Partner – Chris Moody

Feld Thoughts

We are excited to announce that Chris Moody is joining Foundry Group as a partner. When we started Foundry Group in 2006, we were very clear that we were not going to build a legacy venture capital firm; one meant to outlive its founders. There would be no generational planning, no transitions to younger partners, and no senior partner hold-outs who would hang onto economics well after they had stopped working. Simply put, when we are done investing, we will drop the mic and shut off the lights.

5 Key Ingredients Make A Happy Content Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Building a startup is hard work for low pay, it’s risky, and it requires total responsibility to make it work. Yet, many entrepreneurs are the happiest people I know. On the other hand, I know many unhappy individuals who are always partying, have minimal commitments, and little responsibility.

Congressional Insight: Georgia's District Six

Chaganomics

Building Product in a Saturated Niche [Traction Podcast #39: Ellen Chisa, Lola]

View from Seed

Ellen Chisa is VP of product at Lola , a travel company combining the human element of travel agents with smart technology. While some entrepreneurs build their products in markets that feel wide open for the taking, travel is one of those industries with tons of noise and competition. So how does one gain a foothold? How do you break through, build something BIG and DIFFERENTIATED? All that, and much more, in this episode. Channel Links: iTunes , SoundCloud , Stitcher , Google Play.

5 Things Every Property Business Startup Needs To Know Before Starting

YoungUpstarts

A successful property business requires a lot of active work and strategic decision making. And maybe you already prepared for this. But you still have a lot of consideration and planning to do before you put a large chunk of your hard earned cash into a property business startup!

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Strong Leaders Always Play The Blame Game

YFS Magazine

Whenever a business experiences consistently high employee turnover, strong leaders understand that the key to success is to always blame someone else. Grow Human Capital company culture employee retention employee turnover hiring employees HR human capital leadership

Optimizely Buys Austin-based Experiment Engine

SiliconHills

Optimizely, based in San Francisco, announced Wednesday it has purchased Austin-based Experiment Engine. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Experiment Engine, a graduate of the Austin Techstars program, creates tools and services that help companies test products online. Claire Vo, Experiment Engine’s CEO and Founder, will join Optimizely and continue to manage […] The post Optimizely Buys Austin-based Experiment Engine appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

The Top 3 Essentials for Your Startup Business

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So, you are done with school and are now ready to venture into the world of business. You are interested in being an entrepreneur, and you have no idea of where to start or how to go about it.

Four Habits To Help You Make Better Decisions Now

YoungUpstarts

by Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, author of “ Problem Solved: A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction “ We all grow up to be decision makers. Yet somehow there’s no well-established way to make high-stakes decisions well.

Startup Xpenditure turned down 20 VCs, but for what?

The Next Web

In the startup world, venture capitalists can find themselves treated as demigods. Feted by startup founders, by the media and by government, VC’s wield power, influence and, most importantly, money. Alternatives to VC rounds are rarely considered.

Creative Ways To Improve Your Customer’s Online Experience

YoungUpstarts

In e-commerce, retaining customers is essential to the survival of your business. It has long been known that keeping a customer is much cheaper than acquiring a new one, as those customers tend to be far more receptive to sales and promotions after they have made an initial purchase with you.

Former App State basketball player JChosen eliminated from 'The Voice'

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Joshua “JChosen” Hunter, a former Appalachian State University basketball player, was eliminated from “The Voice” Tuesday night on NBC

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It’s Time For You To Learn How To Market Yourself

YoungUpstarts

If you are the proud owner of a brand new business, you’ll need to market it. However, one thing that many new business owners completely fail to pick up on is the need to market not only their business but also themselves.

The Competition McDonald's and Fast Food Never Saw Coming

Inc Startups

It seems crazy until you think about it and suddenly it makes sense. Innovate

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6 Tips For The New Lawyer

YoungUpstarts

Are you a new lawyer? Then there’s a good chance that you still need some advice on how to become the best lawyer that you can be. Not all lawyers can be as cool, calm, and collected as Jeremy Diamond.

Facebook Is Developing the Power to Literally Read Minds

Inc Startups

As augmented-reality glasses replace smartphones, we'll need to be able to type words just by thinking them, says Mark Zuckerberg. Technology

5 Things To Consider Before Applying For A Bank Loan

YoungUpstarts

by Meredith Wood, Editor-in-Chief at Fundera. When most of us imagine applying for a business loan, we probably think of driving down to the local bank where we’ve done business for years, speaking with a loan officer, and going through the loan application process with that known and trusted lender.

Whole Foods Just Announced A Dramatic Solution To Its Current Problems (You May Not Like It)

Inc Startups

You might think you'll like it, but then you might not. Marketing

Starting A SEO Consulting Business – What Should You Know?

YoungUpstarts

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization and it refers to a technique in Internet marketing that helps websites reach higher ranks both in organic and in paid online searches. This domain is quite a dynamic one, so things change pretty fast.

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Facebook Is Developing Technology That Lets You Type Words by Thinking Them

Inc Startups

Thought-to-text will be five times faster than typing on a smartphone. Innovate

4 Ways To Trade Effectively Online

YoungUpstarts

If you have ever considered beginning to trade stocks online, now is perhaps the best time to jump on the band wagon. The global stock markets have been performing well for the least decade.

The Secret to Getting 10 Times Your Return on Facebook Ads

Inc Startups

Thanks to a creative ad strategy, one brand now consistently achieves 5-10x return on their Facebook ads and has grown their annual revenue by more than 900 percent. Marketing

Ten Tips For Your Next Law Conference

YoungUpstarts

If you’re keen on keeping up to date with the latest in law and on making strong connections through networking with fellow peers, then the best way to do this is by attending law conferences.

A Serial Entrepreneur's Advice For Getting Rich

Inc Startups

A guide to systematically building wealth while taking massive risks heeding lessons from the school of hard knocks. Money

The Impressionist Art of Conversation

Mike Michalowicz

I still don’t have a Kindle, and don’t think I want one. I love the feel of physical books. I love the subtle cracking sound of the spin when I first open a new one. And most importantly I love writing my thoughts on the pages as they come to me.

5 Surprising Things I Learned Doing 150 Cold Calls Per Hour

Inc Startups

5 Surprising Things I Learned Doing 150 Cold Calls Per DayIt's conversation lead to conversions. Sales

High Point women plead guilty to using other's food stamps to supply their restaurant

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WINSTON-SALEM — Two High Point sisters pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina to conspiracy to defraud the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

This is How to Recover From a Social Media Disaster

Inc Startups

Managing your company reputation can be challenging in today's volatile online world. This is how to plan, respond, and recover from a social media disaster. Social Media Toolkit

Affidabile, veloce e sicuro / A buon mercato Progesterone 100 mg Generico / consegna di corriere rintracciabile

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A buon mercato Progesterone 100 mg Generico. Generico Prometrium. Miglior farmacia a comprare generico 100 mg Prometrium in linea. Il Prometrium Generico è un ormone femminile importante per la regolazione di ovulazione e mestruazioni.

What Amazon's Influencer Program Means for The Entire Marketing Industry

Inc Startups

Despite a quiet entrance, Amazon's foray into influencer marketing sent shock waves across the entire marketing industry this past month. Marketing

Discount Pharmacy Us Online * Dove posso ordinare Mobic * Consegna in tutto il mondo (3-7 giorni)

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Dove posso ordinare Mobic. Generico Mobic. Dove posso acquistare generico 15 mg Mobic. Mobic Generico è usato nel trattamento dell’artrite reumatoide, dell’osteoartrite e dell’artrite giovanile. Valutazione 4.3 sulla base di 376 voti. Prezzo da inizio €0.28 Per pillola.

This Startup Just Raised $14 Million for an Idea Investors Once Called 'Insane' and 'Stupid'

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Sapho's founders think that large corporations still want to buy on-premise software for security reasons. Silicon Valley disagrees. Wisdom of the Cloud

Inköp Över Disken Hydroxyzine. Gratis Worldwide Delivery

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4 Easy Ways to Turn Your Fear and Anxiety Into Positive Energy

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Do these things to calm yourself and gain control--even when you feel like you have none.

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