Wed.Jul 29, 2020

5 Due Diligence Tips Before You Invest In A Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

After you have heard a few startup success stories, like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, you may be tempted to invest some money yourself, maybe by pooling your funds with other investors who claim to have a great track record.

What Do Web Developers Do Exactly?

YoungUpstarts

The job outlook for web developers is better than many occupations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the job market for developers to grow by 13 percent from 2018 to 2028. The average job growth is only 5 percent.

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The impact of Covid-19 on Global Venture and the Case for Israel

VC Cafe

A new report on global venture capital investment volume shows that H1 2020 investments in startups reached $129 billion (this includes all stages as well as CVC activity). It’s a 6.5% decline from H1 2019 ($138 billion), but the impact on VC funding is less than originally projected.

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9 Ways To Deal With A Coworker Who Doesn’t Like You

YoungUpstarts

by Meysa Maleki, author of “ The Conflict Resolution Grail: Awareness, Compassion and a Negotiator’s Toolbox “ Whether a coworker doesn’t like you or you perceive that you are not liked by a coworker does not change the end result – the work environment will be toxic.

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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.

Transform Your Business – 5 Simple Steps

Mike Michalowicz

Have you ever wanted to transform? Yourself? Or your business? Or both? Were you successful? Or, are you on the brink of a great transformation? Great! How are you planning on achieving it? (Is Is that crickets I hear?). How powerful would it be if you truly transformed? You CAN.

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CEOs Predict Where the Future Of Alternative Lending Is Headed

YoungUpstarts

In the wake of the Great Recession of the middle 2000s, the alternative lending industry exploded.

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How To Create A Software In 7 Simple Steps

YoungUpstarts

Did you know that roughly 75 percent of all software projects fail? If you’re looking to develop some software, you may not know how to create a software project that will be successful. Do you need to have a good spec sheet? Maybe it all comes down to hiring the best developers?

Amazon SEO Isn’t Google SEO: 6 Differences That Matter

ConversionXL

Did you know that Amazon has surpassed Google as the go-to search platform for shoppers looking for products? This may come as a surprise to many readers. (I’ve I’ve certainly never heard anyone use “Amazon” as a verb.) Yet the data backs this up.

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You Can Work from Home and Start an Online Business

The Startup Magazine

It’s terrible to see businesses shutting down due to the pandemic. Since non-essential businesses couldn’t operate, owners have no choice but to lay employees off. After years of working hard and coming up with creative ways to sustain a business, it’s sad seeing a company close.

Marketing Competition: Winning the Strategy Race

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Businesses around the world are just now, getting out of lockdown, and going back to work. What does this mean for the long-awaited emergence in terms of strategy? It will largely rest on marketing.

Why Owning a Home Is Better Than Renting One?

The Startup Magazine

As property prices surge, many eligible buyers are renting a house instead of buying one. But, is that the right choice in the end? Let’s find out.

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The 7 Pillars of Self-Care

Women Entrepreneurs Can

How would you rank your self-care routine currently?

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5 Tips to Increase Virtual Board Effectiveness

Board Effect

It may be tempting for boards to skip board meetings and put board business on hold during times when it’s impractical or improbable for boards to meet in person.

Ways to Improve Productivity in Your Startup Company

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Getting a startup company off the ground floor can often be a rather tricky task. There are many growing pains that the company will have to endure within its first few months, and even years, of operation.

A VC’s Blink Reaction to Your Co-Founder

View from Seed

When you are introducing your company to a VC for the first time, their brains are scrambling to try to form as much of an opinion as possible in a short amount of time. Many different details leave some sort of initial impression or are stored away in the “investigate later” category.

You’ve Reopened Your Business… But Where Are Your Customers?

Women Entrepreneurs Can

It’s the nightmare scenario that small business owners have been dreading. With the COVID-19 lockdown lifted and huge swathes of the economy returning slowly but surely to their normal pace, your business is ready to throw open its doors… only to find that there’s nobody waiting on the other end.

A Vote for Biden Is a Vote for American Business

Reid Hoffman

“I built the greatest economy in the World, the best the U.S. has ever had,” Donald Trump tweeted in June. “I I am doing it again!”. Obviously, the first part of that tweet is a towering Trump lie.

Memes, cartoons & battle rap: a digital campaign to satirize Trump & mobilize voters

Reid Hoffman