Fri.Jan 19, 2018

7 Guidelines For Funding New Research & Development

Startup Professionals Musings

As an advisor to new business owners, and an occasional angel investor, I see new business proposals daily, many seeking investors to fund early research and development (R&D) of a new product idea.

Is Your Social Media Strategy Still Relevant?

YFS Magazine

Social media is here to stay, and it’s a valuable tool if you know how to integrate it into your overall marketing and branding strategy. Grow Marketing & Sales marketing online marketing social media social media marketing

Stats In Music

Chaganomics

Sony / ATV represent 22% of music market share. In act the bill themselves as: Sony/ATV is the world's No. 1 music publishing company and prides itself on housing the greatest collection of songs in the world.

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Sustainable Businesses Is The Future – Are You Ready?

YFS Magazine

Sustainability drives innovation and engenders enthusiasm and loyalty from employees, customers, suppliers, communities and investors. As more businesses are discovering, this is the way forward. Can you afford not to take a step in the right direction?

20 Entrepreneurs Share Their Business Goals for 2018

Hearpreneur

It’s a new year and right after the ball drops, it’s time to go to work. Often entrepreneurs and business owners create their New Year’s Resolutions around their business.

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A History of Passion and Enduring Design Philosophy in Leather Handbags

Hearpreneur

The handbags design industry is always up to something unique. Hobo is a 6-year-old family-owned leather handbag brand. Their iconic Lauren clutch sold over a million pieces since launching 12 years ago (around $110 million in retail) and the brand overall has done over $20 million in wholesale.

Why Warren Buffett Is Right About Bitcoin (Investors, Take Note)

Inc Startups

Warren Buffett is right about Bitcoin: It'll end badly and could take down the economy. Investors should take note on cryptocurrency and blockchain. Money

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Purpose is no longer a “nice to have”

VC Cafe

Purpose used to be a “nice to have” for corporates and startups, that was usually tucked away in the CSR department. I know its not a fair generalisation as many companies have put significant. This is a content summary only. Click on the post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the website and more! Purpose used to be a “nice to have” for corporates and startups, that was usually tucked away in the CSR department.

25 Valuable Quotes to Remember When You Feel Like You've Failed

Inc Startups

Others have failed like you. And like them, you'll grow and still succeed. Innovate

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Twitter Link Roundup #321 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

crowdSPRING Blog

Memes —images that are combined with other images, words, or phrases, often to humorous effect—are ubiquitous on the internet. You can find memes on every social media outlet. They get national media coverage, support political movements, and even contribute to our modern vernacular. Yasss!

This 1 Type of Customer Is Not Good for Your Business. Here's Why

Inc Startups

If keeping the customer requires your team members to blur the lines on your company's core values, it's the leader's job to step in.

3 Interesting Insights from Students and Why We Should Care about Them

Where to Play

The post 3 Interesting Insights from Students and Why We Should Care about Them appeared first on Where to Play. I recently came back from teaching a 5 day course at the Technical University of Denmark.

I Cofounded a Company and Led It to an IPO and a $2.5 Billion Acquisition. Here Are 5 Things I'd Do Differently

Inc Startups

If you are a CEO or founder, or thinking of becoming one, don't ignore these lessons as you build your company.

3 Things Students Thought about the Market Opportunity Navigator

Where to Play

The post 3 Things Students Thought about the Market Opportunity Navigator appeared first on Where to Play. 3 Things Students Thought about the Market Opportunity Navigator. I recently came back from teaching a 5 day course at the Denmark Technology University.

The 86 Best Days of the Year to Get a Fresh Start, According to 700 Scientific Papers

Inc Startups

Popular TED Talk speaker and bestselling author Daniel Pink shows us how to stick to our goals all year long. The Inc.

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The Texas 5G Alliance Launches to Champion Lightning Fast Wireless Technology

SiliconHills

The Texas 5G Alliance launched this week to advocate for 5G telecommunications technology and infrastructure in Austin and statewide that is needed to bring smart city applications to life. The alliance seeks to educate people about the technology for rapid deployment statewide and to make Texas a leader in telecommunications infrastructure. Why is it needed? […]. The post The Texas 5G Alliance Launches to Champion Lightning Fast Wireless Technology appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Why The Best Marketing Dollars Are Spent Improving the Customer Experience

Inc Startups

Consumers are three times more likely to view content created by a consumer as authentic and trustworthy. Marketing

After Two Years in Stealth-Mode, Austin-based Wanchain Launches Digital Currency Platform

SiliconHills

After working in stealth mode for two years in China and Austin, Wanchain launched its digital currency platform this week at a Bitcoin conference in Miami. Tokenization of assets is at its inflection point. With cryptocurrencies now worth over $700 billion, the digital economy is growing wildly, but there is a problem,” Jack Lu, Founder, […]. The post After Two Years in Stealth-Mode, Austin-based Wanchain Launches Digital Currency Platform appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Why These 2 Mom Entrepreneurs Say Being Productive Is More Than Checking Off a To-Do List

Inc Startups

Everyone knows how demanding life can be when running a business, but it's a whole new playing field when you're an entrepreneur andaparent. America's Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Thoughts on how I like to operate a business

Jeff Hilimire

I had some things I wanted to talk out about how I run companies, specifically around a business having a higher purpose and clearly defining its vision, values, and tenets. I’ve written about some of this before… The difference between a company’s Purpose and Vision. Dragon Army’s Purpose is to inspire happiness.

Pixar's Biggest Mistakes Were Just Leaked--by Pixar

Inc Startups

Pixar has a strategy so simple you'll want to laugh. Don't. Innovate

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Ellen DeGeneres Rolls the Dice with Viral HQ Trivia Game

Lightspeed Venture Partners

The post Ellen DeGeneres Rolls the Dice with Viral HQ Trivia Game appeared first on Lightspeed Venture Partners

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There Are Apparently Zero Scientifically-Proven Benefits to Open Plan Offices

Inc Startups

Executives who implement open plan offices are behaving like climate-change deniers and anti-vaxxers. Productivity

Man shot to death after dispute on Riverside Drive in Greensboro

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Greensboro Police investigate the city's second homicide of 2018

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9 Ways the Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Small Business

Inc Startups

The Senate failed to pass a stopgap measure so the government is officially shut down.

Robert Yates posthumously inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Robert Yates lived long enough to hear his name announced as a NASCAR Hall of Famer

Want to Be a Better Leader? Read This

Inc Startups

Leadership, Brave leadership, Kimberly Davis.

Official: Plan to exempt Florida from drilling isn't final

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Interior Department official says the Trump administration's promise to exempt Florida from an offshore drilling plan is not a formal action

According To Peter Diamandis And Ray Kurzweil These Are The Most Dangerous And Disruptive Ideas

Inc Startups

The greatest unfair competitive advantage for your small business is leveraging this critical shift in how you view the drivers of the future. Innovate

Georgia Tech-UNC game headlines this week in the ACC

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference

Looking for Your Purpose in Life? Yes, You Can Find It at Work. Here's How

Inc Startups

Research says finding purpose at work is more important than salary, perks, and opportunities for promotion. Innovate

Aldridge scores 25, Davidson wins fifth straight, 83-73

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) AP) — Peyton Aldridge scored 25 points with nine rebounds and Davidson defeated St. Bonaventure 83-73 on Friday night to extend its winning streak to five

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Why 2018 Could Be the Best Year Ever to Be an Entrepreneur

Inc Startups

This will be a great year to be an entrepreneur (and a human being). Startup

Aldridge scores 25, Davidson wins fifth straight, 83-73

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) AP) — Peyton Aldridge scored 25 points with nine rebounds and Davidson defeated St. Bonaventure 83-73 on Friday night to extend its winning streak to five

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