Fri.May 17, 2019

5 Exciting Technologies That Need Your Execution Help

Startup Professionals Musings

DNA image via Wikipedia As a business advisor and technologist, I often think about the large array of opportunities for entrepreneurs as technology seems to be evolving faster and faster.

5 Risks Of Buying A Business And Profiting Off The Opportunities They Create


by LJ Suzuki of CFOshare. Why start from scratch when you can get a great deal on what someone else started? In today’s sexy startup culture, buying an existing business has lost its vogue.

Friday Fun-ism: “Time Kills All Deals”

View from Seed

This week’s Friday Fun-ism goes hand-in-hand with a previous, “ It moves slow until it moves fast.” The venture fundraising process for founders has a certain rhythm to it, and so a lot can be read into the timing and pacing of the conversations.

My Secret Weapon For AI Investing Revealed


by Alex Bates, Managing Director at Neocortex Ventures. You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”. Your network is your net worth.”.

Book: Machines Like Me

Feld Thoughts

If you are looking for a great book to read this weekend, I recommend Ian McEwan’s Machines Like Me. I read it last weekend and am still thinking about it. McEwan is a magnificent writer. When the hardcover ended up on top of my infinite pile of books to read, Amy said, “Wow, you’ll love Ian McEwan’s writing.” ” Whenever Amy says something like that, I know I’m in for a treat. The setting is London in 1982. But it’s a parallel universe.

Basic Web Design Principles Your Site Should Follow


A website is so much more than an online source of information, or a store, or a booking template; it’s an extension of your brand and the first place that a lot of potential customers will get a feel for it. Your website should get users to trust you.

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15 Ways To Become A Successful Consultant

YFS Magazine

Seismic changes in the workforce mean more and more companies need consultants. Here is a look at 15 tips to master the business side of consulting. Plan business coach business coaching business consultants consulting starting a business


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How To Balance Starting A Family And Running A Business

YFS Magazine

If you’re ready to start a family, start with these tips and considerations, and put your new family on the road to a happy, healthy, and rich future ahead. Lifestyle dadpreneur family planning lifestyle mompreneur


Sold On Your Dream Job? How To Become A Realtor


There are currently more than 444,000 realtors working in the United States. The field is growing at a rapid rate, too. If you’ve been interested in working as a realtor, now is the time to get serious about pursuing your career goal. The process of becoming a realtor is pretty straightforward.

19 Important Branding Lessons from the Top 5 Retailers in the US

crowdSPRING Blog

The top 5 retailers in the US made nearly $230 billion dollars in 2018. ( $228.4 billion to be exact.). They must be doing something right.

When Your Business Taxes Are Late: 4 Steps For Small Businesses


Everyone knows the saying about the only certain things in life: death and taxes – and your 2018 taxes were due a few weeks ago. But what happens when you can’t afford to pay your small business taxes on time?

10+1 Lessons from a Repeat Entrepreneur with Justin Kan

Ben's Blog

a16z General Partner Andrew Chen talks with repeat entrepreneur, cofounder and CEO Justin Kan. Justin is a repeat entrepreneur who co-founded Kiko Software (a Web 2.0

4 Common Legal Issues Start-ups Can Run Into


Starting a new business can be one of the most exciting times of your career. There are so many benefits to starting a new business, from being your own boss to working on something you are passionate about every day. However, start-ups can face lots of challenges, especially within the first year.

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