Wed.Jun 20, 2018

Do You Consider Yourself a Texan?

Feld Thoughts

Did you know that 28.5714% of the partners at Foundry Group are Texans? Recently, I was asked if I consider myself a Texan. I answered that I grew up in Texas, live in Colorado, was born in Arkansas, and went to school in Massachusetts. While I have a house in Alaska, I never lived there (that’s where Amy grew up.). I hadn’t really thought about this before I answered the question. While Massachusetts was very good to me, I never felt at home living in Boston or Cambridge.

The Long Game

deal architect

Have you been watching the FIFA World Cup? I have been watching highlights. And peeks at an occasional game on Fox Sports Go. It’s humbling to think I will likely watch less than 1% of the 96 Group Stage games. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

This Is How You Can Grow Your Small Business Faster

YoungUpstarts

by Katie Lundin of crowdspring. Focusing solely on selling a product or service to a customer doesn’t cut it anymore. To succeed, your business must start thinking of customers as long-term investments instead of one-off sales. That’s what the most successful companies are doing.

The Long Game

deal architect

Have you been watching the FIFA World Cup? I have been watching highlights. And peeks at an occasional game on Fox Sports Go. It’s humbling to think I will likely watch less than 1% of the 96 Group Stage games. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

5 Free And Awesome Tools For Small Businesses

YoungUpstarts

by Elijah Masek-Kelly , founder of PowerfulOutreach. Being a small business owner is constantly juggling different tasks while making sure that you perform well at all of them. At the same time, you have the titans of your industry in the background always providing both competition and concern.

Finished a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign? Go Straight to Amazon

Up and Running

Congratulations on tapping into crowdfunding to get your project off the ground! There are plenty of million-dollar Kickstarter projects, such as Pebble and Bunch O Balloons , that make crowdfunding look easy. But—as you’re probably aware—successfully crowdfunding a project is a challenging endeavor.

20 Secrets To Create Content Your Ideal Customers Will Love

YFS Magazine

Great content attracts and converts. Here are 20 tips to ensure your content is simple, clear, and compelling to your audience. Grow Marketing & Sales content creation content marketing inbound marketing marketing

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Influencer Endorsements: What Every Small Business Should Know

YFS Magazine

As a small business owner, you may not have an extra million or two laying around, but you can also benefit from the power of influence. Grow Marketing & Sales celebrity endorsement celebrity seeding Influencer Marketing marketing

The New $35 Million Trust Ventures Fund is Looking to Invest in Disruptive Startups with Billion Dollar Big Ideas

SiliconHills

Trust Ventures, an Austin-based venture capital firm has raised an initial $35 million fund, backed by Koch Disruptive Technologies, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, to invest in and support innovative startups facing public policy barriers. Salen Churi and Brian Tochman lead Trust Ventures.

Tier III and IV cities in India: Brimming with start-up culture

Our Own Start-up

Slowly, entrepreneurs are retracing their roots to build their companies in smaller cities. Entrepreneurship Startups start-up culture start-up culture in India start-up culture in smaller cities start-ups in India starting up businesses in smaller cities

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5 Best Canadian Cities For Startups and Entrepreneurs

crowdSPRING Blog

What are some of the things that come to mind when you think of Canada? Hockey? People who say “eh”? Celine Dion? Our neighbors to the North carry a lot of stereotypes on their broad but polite shoulders. One that you probably want to add to that list is “start-up powerhouse.”.

What Protecting Democracy and Saving Net Neutrality Have in Common

Austin Startup

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In life, there are certain things we take for granted. Water is clean, the sky is blue and gravity is about 9.8 All these things are expected to never change, but if they did, everyone would take notice.

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Tired of Your “Old” Business? Then Do This

Growthink Blog

A friend of mine runs a successful 8-figure IT security business, with a clientele consisting primarily of federal government agencies. He has built the business via long term relationships, and via a deep understanding of the government procurement and competitive bidding process.

An example of what we do here at Dragon Army

Jeff Hilimire

Some of our dragons working on the roof of our new HQ. At Dragon Army , we’re focused on helping our clients thrive in a connected world, mostly through web, mobile, and innovation products/experiences. And I realize it can be hard to really understand what we do based on that schpeel, so I thought I’d share an example.