Wed.Dec 04, 2019

How is the VC Asset Class Doing?

View from Seed

One of my more popular posts in recent years was a long write-up on how VC’s get measured. It occurred to me that about 2 years has transpired since that original post and I thought I’d write a follow-up.

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5 Essential Habits You Need To Become Successful

YoungUpstarts

by Andrew Armstrong. Success is not easy. Some think that people are born talented, while others believe it comes down to hard work and luck. It’s true. A select few people do have the innate ability or good fortune to achieve success, but this isn’t true of the population at-large.

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5 Ways To Create A Productive Coworking Environment

YFS Magazine

A collaborative workspace requires ingenuity, creativity, inspiration and sometimes a little help. Here's a look at five tips to get started. Workspaces collaboration coworking workspaces

5 Top Cashback Apps For iOS And Android

YoungUpstarts

Technology has change many lives for the better, but unfortunately there are also downsides such as employment levels. It is because of the advanced technology is replacing human resources.

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.

The 2019 State of Conversion Optimization Report

ConversionXL

This is the fourth edition of our State of Conversion Optimization report. The upward and downward trend data is increasingly interesting. But it’s also easy—and equally useful—to spot the things that haven’t changed: the strategies that continue to work and the issues the industry hasn’t yet solved.

Three Awesome SEO Tips Anyone Can Use

YoungUpstarts

Have you ever searched your entire home in search of your keys? You look in every single corner, where you were almost certain they could be. Perhaps you look those places where you normally put your keys. They are not there.

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5 Ways To Boost Employee Engagement Through Technology

YoungUpstarts

by Josh Fechter , co-founder and CEO of Squibler. Why keep employees engaged? Engagement isn’t just about putting on a good face for your customers and business partners.

How to Launch a New Company in Dubai

The Startup Magazine

Starting a business or a new company requires certain conditions so that it can thrive. Here, you are required to set specific goals that aim at bringing profit rather than losses to the company.

Techstars Austin Welcomes 10 Startups Into its 2020 Program

SiliconHills

Techstars Austin announced its 2020 class this week, including five Austin-based startups among the ten participating in the program. Another startup comes from Dallas and the remaining ones from New York, Florida, Ohio, and India.

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What's the best time of the year to raise venture capital?

This is going to be BIG.

A lot is made of the best practices around raising capital—but I think a lot of the advice is a bit too clever. First off, most of it is parroted by people who never raised any money. They’ll come up with a lot of reasons why raises didn’t happen, like “The round fell apart because it was too close to the holidays.” No one ever says, “My idea wasn’t good enough and that’s why we didn’t raise.”

What Job is Your Customer Hiring You to Do?

OnlyOnce

My friend George, one of our co-founders at Return Path (according to him, the best looking of the three), has a wonderful and simple framing question for thinking about product strategy: what job is your customer hiring you to do?

Ignore Elon Musk’s Bad Advice on Market Research

Up and Running

During a recent interview at the Air Force’s inaugural “Space Pitch Day” , Elon Musk stood before space entrepreneurs and over 75 startups. They gathered, eager to absorb business advice from the SpaceX CEO. .

The Dangers of Free File Sharing Online for Board Members

Board Effect

The internet brought us many new ways to share data. The dangers of the internet quickly became apparent as parents scrambled to protect their children from things that could harm them. Some time later, adults began to learn that the internet can be a dangerous place for them as well.

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Ignore Elon Musk’s Bad Advice on Market Research

Up and Running

During a recent interview at the Air Force’s inaugural “Space Pitch Day” , Elon Musk stood before space entrepreneurs and over 75 startups. They gathered, eager to absorb business advice from the SpaceX CEO. .

90 Inspirational Quotes to Boost Your Success

Women Entrepreneurs Can

You can learn a lot from “successful” people. The lesson, of course, lies not in where they are currently but in how far they have come.

Austin-based Cerebri AI Raises $7 Million

SiliconHills

Cerebri AI, which uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve customer relations for companies, announced Wednesday that it has raised $7 million in venture capital funding. The Austin-based startup raised the funds from new investor Arcris Capital Partners and existing investors.

The 5 Stages of the Blog Sales Funnel – and How to Use Them

Women Entrepreneurs Can

While sales funnels are far from being a new concept, adapting them to suit an online economy is relatively recent. Having an in-depth understanding of how the blog sales funnel works can help you increase your reach and monetize your website.

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Two ways meditation improves insight

The Equity Kicker

I’m a massive believer in the power of meditation and I’m far from alone. These days there’s a lot of talk about how good meditation is for us. But there isn’t much explanation of how or why. I’d love to see more, and hat tip to Shinzen Young and John Vevaeke who are thinking and talking about exactly that, and who provided the inspiration for this post.

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How Meditation Can Change Your Life (and the World)

Duct Tape Marketing

How Meditation Can Change Your Life (and the World) written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Tom Cronin. Podcast Transcript. Today’s guest on the podcast is Tom Cronin.

8 Attributes Shared By Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Maybe starting a new business isn’t your passion, but in these days of rapid change, where everyone is dealing with uncertainty, I believe that thinking and acting like entrepreneurs will help you get ahead in any profession.

Transcript of How Meditation Can Change Your Life (and the World)

Duct Tape Marketing

Transcript of How Meditation Can Change Your Life (and the World) written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript. John Jantsch: This episode is a Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, and is brought to you by pixelz.com. You’ve got to make those images look great.

How To Make Money With Blogs Without Becoming A Professional Blogger

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Alternatives Models & Motivations I’d like to offer some alternative options before I end this article, but I need to clarify exactly why you blog. The Passionate Blogger My advice to a passionate blogger is to blog for fun.

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Windmills vs Walls

Jeff Hilimire

“When the wind changes, some people build walls and some people build windmills.”. I can’t remember where I read that, but man does it ring true right now. Both in the political climate we find ourselves in, but also from the perspective of living a purposeful , fulfilling life. Let’s dig into that second one, lest I turn this blog into something I’m not sure I’m ready for :). Walls, by their nature, are forced stopping points.

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