July, 2022

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Analyst Cam: Buday Thought Leadership Partners

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Bob Buday of Buday Thought Leadership Partners. For over 3 decades, he. Analyst Cam Industry Commentary

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All New Venture Opportunities Come With Unknown Risks

Startup Professionals Musings

Outside of dreams, there is no real business opportunity without risk. Serious entrepreneurs know that, but too many “wannabes” still fall for that elusive get-rich-quick scheme with no risk.

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Upfront Ventures Raises > $650 Million for Startups and Returns > $600 Million to LPs

Both Sides of the Table

Photo by Scott Clark for Upfront Ventures (no, Evan is not standing on a box) Last year marked the 25th anniversary for Upfront Ventures and what a year it was. 2021 saw phenomenal returns for our industry and it topped off more than a decade of unprecedented VC growth.

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What To Look For When Choosing A Trading Platform

YoungUpstarts

Are you a beginner in stock trading? If yes, the first thing to do is to choose a trading platform that best suits your needs. The post What To Look For When Choosing A Trading Platform appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others trading trading platform

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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.

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Reboot 2022 Q4 Leadership Bootcamp

Feld Thoughts

Registration is open for the 2022 Q4 Leadership Bootcamp , which is happening in Boulder, Colorado, on Nov 10-13, 2022. Regular readers of this blog know about my long-time (back to 1996) friendship with Reboot co-founder and CEO Jerry Colonna.

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Accelerator Spotlight: Poplin

View from Seed

Company: Poplin. Founder: Alexandria DeVito. “We believe Poplin has the potential to create a new category of pre-pregnancy wellness for the millions of hopeful parents that are either struggling with fertility or just want to do whatever they can to ensure a healthy, thriving pregnancy.

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7 Business Leadership Traits Persuade Customers Today

Startup Professionals Musings

We are living in a new generation of business, where customers drive the experience, and highly engaged employees are required to keep up with customer expectations. Traditional business leadership practices, including autocratic, reactive, and narcissistic, aren’t good enough.

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The State of Gaming in 2022

VC Cafe

As pre-seed investors in the world of gaming (both studios and infrastructure) at Remagine Ventures, we stay up to date on the trends and new developments in the world of gaming.

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Essential Digital Marketing Strategies For Startups

YoungUpstarts

Use our strategies to maximize your reach for a fledgling startup! We cover everything from defining your UVP to purchasing a Gmail extension for mass emails. The post Essential Digital Marketing Strategies For Startups appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Complete Guide To Advanced Fraud Detection And Prevention

The Startup Magazine

Plenty of businesses around the world are exposed to fraudulent activity on a daily basis. Whether from a criminal intent or a disgruntled employee, fraudsters always seek to steal your money. In fact, it is said that one in four companies will experience some kind of fraud.

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Accelerator Spotlight: I Have This Friend

View from Seed

Company: I Have This Friend. Founders: Ingrid Hung & Emily Persky . “Emily and Ingrid have a very compelling thesis about a horizontal marketplace that allows for the opportunity to build repeat usages across different lifestyle occasions.

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Analyst Cam: Reveal Value

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Martin Rowan, Managing Partner of Reveal USA, based in Chicagoland. Their website.

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6 Lessons Startups Can Learn From Military Principles

Startup Professionals Musings

You have to be extra tough mentally to start a new business venture.

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3 Reasons for Startups and VCs to Stay Optimistic, despite the market

VC Cafe

If you’re looking for doom and gloom, it’s enough to open any newspaper or tech blog to convince yourself the sky is falling and that the ‘good times’ are never coming back. In Israel at least, the trickle of layoffs has become a steady stream.

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5 Essential Digital Marketing Tools For All Your Business Needs

YoungUpstarts

Looking to be an online expert? Master these different digital marketing tools to become a Swiss army knife in web marketing. The post 5 Essential Digital Marketing Tools For All Your Business Needs appeared first on Young Upstarts. Resources digital marketing marketing Online marketing

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Female Founder Interview: Amy Wilhelmi, Entrepreneur, Author, and Athlete

The Startup Magazine

As part of our Female Founder series , The Startup Magazine caught up with Amy Wilhelmi.

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Accelerator Spotlight: nudgem

View from Seed

Company: nudgem. Founder: Stelios Kapandais. “Amassing more zero-party data is going to be critical as targeting abilities are constrained by iOS 14 changes and the upcoming removal of cookies.

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The New Polymath: The SAP version

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I don’t like to play favorites across my books, but many readers say they really liked my 2010 book, The New Polymath. The book bio read “A Polymath—the Greek word for Renaissance Man—is one who excels in many disciplines. Industry Commentary The New Polymath

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8 Initiatives For Disruptive Change In Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Does your business always seem to be trying to catch up with new competitors and changes in the marketplace? One of the things I learned from my years in Silicon Valley is that you must always focus on three steps ahead, as well as on what exists today.

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Take Five – Venture

VC Cafe

Sharing five topics that caught my attention this past week as we all deal with information overload. What’s happening in the venture capital world? The WSJ confirmed what we already know: Q2 venture capital investments declined both in size and in valuation. Declining investment: U.S.

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How To Scale A Small Business

YoungUpstarts

It can be difficult to determine when the best time to start scaling is, but there are some signs that tell small business owners when to start thinking about expanding their business. The post How To Scale A Small Business appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Make the Jump – It’s an Experience of a Lifetime

ReadWriteStart

ReadWrite looks for rare experiences and companies in the tech world that we can recommend for highly motivational encounters. Our team was invited to “ Make the Jump ” at Limitless Flight in SLC, Utah.

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Pebble Finance: Personalized ETFs for Everyday Investors

View from Seed

Index investing has been one of the most transformative forces in the investing world over the last several decades, starting with index mutual funds pioneered by Jack Bogle’s Vanguard Group, and today, evolving to a panoply of exchange-traded funds.

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Analyst Cam: Salesforce Verticals – Health and Life Sciences

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Amit Khanna, SVP and GM, Health and Life Sciences at Salesforce.

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5 Keys To Building A Positive Culture In Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Throughout my career in small companies and large, I’ve always been appalled by the number of people who have a negative attitude or complain all the time.

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Enjoy A Sales Boost This Summer

Rembrandt Communications

Your New Customers Are Waiting! The summer sun is calling you away from your desk, but that’s no reason to stop pursuing new sales… especially if your numbers aren’t looking so great.

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How To Build A Business When The Supply Chain Is Unreliable

YoungUpstarts

Here are five concrete ideas that can help you start and grow your business even facing an unstable supply chain. . The post How To Build A Business When The Supply Chain Is Unreliable appeared first on Young Upstarts. Professionalisms business advice Jordan Erskine logistics supply chain managemen

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Israeli tech ecosystem reports H1 2022

VC Cafe

With 2022 half done, there’s a number of new reports slicing and dicing funding data for Israeli startups in H1 2022.

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Accelerator Spotlight: Waivr

View from Seed

Company: Waivr. Founders: Carolina Nucamendi & Brenna Curran. “Waivr is building the payments infrastructure for the next generation of recurring payments businesses.

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Analyst Cam: IFS Verticals - Manufacturing – Part 2

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series. This is part 2 of the conversation with Maggie Slovic and Andy Burton, Global Directors for.

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6 Sources Of Purpose To Drive Business Success Today

Startup Professionals Musings

Today more than ever, the evidence is clear that business people need to find and communicate a purpose that goes beyond making a profit, in order to ensure customer engagement, as well as your own, and drive results in the marketplace.

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Expense Management Tips for Startups

The Startup Magazine

All businesses have expenses and should have mechanisms to help them create budgets and track spending. It is common for startups to focus their expense management efforts only on their overall monthly expenses.

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How To Turn The Great Resignation Into A Great Employee Retention Strategy

YoungUpstarts

Retaining top talent enables a company to attract more high-level performers, increase employee engagement, boost productivity and increase revenue. Rod Robertson shares some tips to business owners to improve their employee retention.

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Top 10 Emerging Marketplaces for Chemical Industry in 2022

ReadWriteStart

There are emerging marketplaces in the chemical industry seeking to increase sales in 2022 by helping both the chemical buyers and sellers to be able to find each other. The Chemical Industry has had a Drastic Change Due to COVID-19. The chemical industry is in significant flux due to Covid 19.

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Accelerator Spotlight: Caesar Sustainability

View from Seed

Company: Caesar Sustainability. Founder: Connor Cash. “Businesses of all sizes are thinking about sustainability and corporate responsibility more deeply than ever before.

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Analyst Cam: IFS Verticals – Manufacturing – Part 1

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series.

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