Mon.Feb 22, 2021

8 Keys To That First Investment From People You Know

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs have learned that it’s almost always quicker and easier to get cash from someone you know, rather than angel investors or professional investors (VCs).

The Analyst Cam: SAP Industry Cloud

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. SAP hosted for analysts a Industry Cloud briefing last week. I have excerpted.

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Four Questions To Ask During A Tough Conversation At Home And At Work


Chuck Wisner, author of "Conscious Conversations" shares four questions we should ask ourselves when we start to feel a conversation spiral out of control. The post Four Questions To Ask During A Tough Conversation At Home And At Work appeared first on Young Upstarts.

The Benefits And Challenges Of Remote Work

YFS Magazine

The shift to remote work has exhibited both benefits and drawbacks. So, what are the most common trade-offs? Uncategorized flexible working pandemic recommended remote working virtual workforce


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 Startups Can Encourage Growth Within Their Business


Innovation and growth are at the centre of transformation startups. If you want to encourage growth in your startup, here are some steps. The post How Startups Can Encourage Growth Within Their Business appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others startup advice startup growth

Biden Administration Increases Pandemic Lending to Small Businesses

YFS Magazine

President Joe Biden announced changes to target more federal pandemic assistance to the nation’s smallest businesses. Economy Editor Picks economy editor picks pandemic paycheck protection program politics

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Why I Don’t Bet on a Pivot

View from Seed

One of the toughest things about seed stage investing is knowing that many successful companies started off on the wrong path. Sometimes, the general idea was right, but the company needed to refactor something quite foundational to their model to make things work.

Areas of interest in climate & energy

Version One Ventures

Over the past 18 months, we’ve been increasingly focused on investing in climate and energy startups. Public awareness about sustainability and climate change is at an all-time high.

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7 Non Business Skills Needed to Succeed in Business

The Startup Magazine

Owning a business is a dream for many people, and several people work hard to turn their dreams into a reality. Many people have business ideas of making a successful venture. Still, they do not possess non-business skills like courage and grit required for running it.

WindowSwap – Travel Around The World From Home

Feld Thoughts

The only time I go outside right now is to go running. I had an awesome run in the dark at 5:30am today in 10 degrees. There were only two cars that passed me and one person near the end of my run walking his dog.

5 Legal Requirements to Keep in Mind for Your Small Business Website

Up and Running

From GDPR to ADA compliance, there are more and more regulations than ever that apply to business websites. While the details of the regulations might feel a bit overwhelming to manage, we’ve assembled a list of 5 legal requirements that help to protect your customers and web visitors.

The Reality of Being a Lawyer: Law Students Beware

The Startup Magazine

Being a lawyer isn’t all glitz and glamour! In fact, the profession is much more grounded in reality than many budding law students first realise, so it’s important to be as clued up as possible….

Monday Motivation: GO AFTER IT – Powerful Motivational Speech


This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off on the right foot. Here are some takeaways from the video: Become an active force in your own life. Expand your world. You’ll know a tree by the fruits it produces.

Ways to Keep Your Construction Site A Safe and Clean Working Environment

The Startup Magazine

If you’ve ever been to a construction site or are in the construction business, you know how messy the site can be. There are several rules about waste removal that construction site workers have to follow to prevent the permit from getting revoked. ASI Construction.

Honesty Makes You Stronger

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Life in the classroom is different than it was just a few years ago. Students have had it drilled into them that during class discussions, above all else, they must not offend.

How Can Transformational Leadership Impact Nonprofits of Any Size?

Board Effect

The social impact of any great leader is generally pretty evident, especially when you give it scope and retrospect. That’s just one reason why nonprofit board members should be familiar with a variety of leadership styles including the transformational leadership style.

InboxDone: The Email Assistant Service For Busy Entrepreneurs And Professionals by Yaro Starak

The purpose of this article is to explain the backstory behind InboxDone, a company that offers email assistants for busy entrepreneurs, how I came to launch this business with my co-founder Claire, and address whether you should consider delegating your email to an assistant.

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How to Be an Effective and Influential Leader

Women Entrepreneurs Can

In a fast-paced world built on performance and drive, it’s easy for someone to land a leadership position that’s not even impressive anymore. What really separates the wheat from the chaff is someone who shows leadership despite his/her job title – that’s a real leader.

7 Reasons To Follow-up Old Leads For Recurring Revenue

The Startup Magazine

One of the most important aspects of digital marketing is knowing how to generate leads to nurture into sales. In an ideal situation, you will gain a lead, send them some offers, and have them make a successful purchase.

Advice for First-Time Warehouse Managers

Women Entrepreneurs Can

The logistics that can go into managing a warehouse can be overwhelming at first. The responsibility of equipment, product, and worker safety is placed on you as the manager. Some responsibilities may even fall through the cracks during the day-to-day processes of administration.

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