Tue.Feb 05, 2019

Will Seed Funds Be Multigenerational?

Hunter Walker

“There are now more seed funds whose names begin with the letter ‘F’ than there were seed funds [in total] when we started our firm!” ” A great line uttered at dinner last night by one of the senior GPs at one of the best early stage funds.

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8 Ways To Effectively Manage Work And Lead Employees

YFS Magazine

When you make an intentional choice to become a better manager and leader it is one of the most powerful things you can do for your business. Lead company culture employee management HR human capital leadership

5 Ways to Improve Your Pitching Skills—From a Former Opera Singer

Up and Running

I’m a former opera singer turned entrepreneur. When I left the field of opera, I never thought my musical training would be relevant outside of the music industry. I thought it would be relegated to a fun fact at corporate icebreakers or deployed as my secret weapon at karaoke.

Why Stacey Abrams got the First Standing Ovation in #UpfrontSummit History

Both Sides of the Table

Stacey Abrams Interviewed by Lisa Borders, CEO of TimesUp This past week Stacey Abrams spoke at The Upfront Summit in a 25-minute talk followed by a breakout town hall discussion. You may know that later today she will deliver the response to The State of the Union speech by the president.

How To Run A Lean Startup

YoungUpstarts

Starting a business takes a lot of preparation, and once the launch has happened that’s only the beginning; in order to be truly successful, you will need to look into ways of saving money at every turn and running a lean business (at least until you are making a good profit).

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Harnessing Statistical Power for Test Results You Can Trust

ConversionXL

Years ago, when I first started split-testing , I thought every test was worth running. It didn’t matter if it was changing a button color or a headline—I wanted to run that test.

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How Cities Can Conserve Water With Pipeline Leak Detection Technology

YoungUpstarts

In spite of the fact that the earth is mostly covered by water, cities over the world are hard pressed to ensure their citizens have enough water at their disposal.

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How Does An Email Validator Work?

YoungUpstarts

An email validator is one of the most important parts of your email marketing arsenal. It allows you to regulate email hygiene and avoid extra expenses and the sender’s reputation problems. If your marketing team isn’t using an email validator, you may be spending too much money on its work.

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Signs Your Company May Need a Business Consultant

The Startup Magazine

As time passes, every business owner must face the harsh reality where their practice could become obsolete extremely fast. For instance, someone who operated a DVD-rental store a decade ago is probably now out of business. Because of the rise of companies like Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and so on.

What To Do If A Critical-Role Employee Is Suddenly Unable To Do Their Job

YoungUpstarts

At times, even your most valuable employee is unable to make it to work, leaving you stranded. What do you do? The role they take is so essential that the company cannot run without their responsibilities being undertaken by someone.

Developing a Personal Brand in Health Care: Dr. Summit Shah

The Startup Magazine

In this day and age if you’re not on the internet you don’t seem to exist. Because of this, it has become increasingly important for individuals in competitive industries to develop what is known as a “personal brand.”

Here are the 5 hottest startups in Belgium

The Next Web

With the best classic comics, specialty beer, gourmet chocolate, and golden brown fries, Belgium has enough local remedies to soothe the stressed-out EU official. But a new and growing subculture is also taking hold: the startup scene.

How To Find A Franchise That Fits Your Lifestyle And Budget

YFS Magazine

Ready to buy a franchise? Here are a few tips to help you find the perfect franchise that matches your lifestyle and budget. Plan franchise ownership franchising starting a business

SXSW Startups: Tunnelware

Austin Startup

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 4, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx.

Why Your Website Must Be Mobile Friendly

Duct Tape Marketing

Why Your Website Must Be Mobile Friendly written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. When designers approach creating a website, they do it from behind the giant screens of desktop computers. When they show it to you, you scroll through at your desk and are impressed by how beautiful it looks. You’re a happy camper, so you pay them their fee and go on your way!

SXSW Startups: Healium

Austin Startup

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 5, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx.

Flyability: safe drones for inaccessible places

Where to Play

The post Flyability: safe drones for inaccessible places appeared first on Where to Play. About the Company.

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SXSW Startups: Steamchain

Austin Startup

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 5, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx.

Transcript of How to Prepare for a Brand Crisis

Duct Tape Marketing

Transcript of How to Prepare for a Brand Crisis written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript. This transcript is sponsored by our transcript partner – Rev – Get $10 off your first order. John Jantsch: This episode of the Duct Tape Marketing podcast is brought to you by Asana , a work management software tool that we use to run pretty much everything in our business. All of our meetings, all of our product launches, all of our tasks.

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Social Media Week Austin Returns This Month

Austin Startup

A Three-Day Digital Marketing & Social Media Event: February 20–22, 2019 —?—?—

How to Prepare for a Brand Crisis

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Prepare for a Brand Crisis written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Melissa Agnes. Podcast Transcript. Our guest on today’s podcast is Melissa Agnes , an expert on crisis management and brand reputation and protection. As an advisor, she has worked with companies and organizations across industries like healthcare, finance, technology, and the non-profit world including NATO, Merck, Hilton, the YMCA, and the City of Los Angeles.

Walk with the dreamers

Jeff Hilimire

I saw this quote in a book recently and thought I’d share it. The world needs more people like this…maybe it’s your turn. Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it. – Wilferd Peterson.

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