May, 2022

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning– Explained

Steve Blank

Artificial Intelligence is a once-in-a lifetime commercial and defense game changer. download a PDF of this article here ). Hundreds of billions in public and private capital is being invested in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning companies.

10 Steps To Second Stage Success For Your New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

Early-stage entrepreneurs rightly keep their focus on creating an innovative product or service. After celebrating success at that level, they often find themselves ill-prepared to move to the next stage, for scaling their business into a high-performing enterprise.


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How To Launch Your First Startup


Owning and running a startup can also be one of the most difficult responsibilities to manage if you don’t know what you’re doing. The post How To Launch Your First Startup appeared first on Young Upstarts. Advice For The Young At Heart startup advice

Sapphire Preview: Next-Gen SAP

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It’s been a wild decade so far - COVID, accelerated climate change focus, now a Russian-triggered energy crisis. Throw in supply chain issues, mass resignations, diversity and other crises, and Churchill’s famous quote “never let a good crisis go to. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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.

Business Tips for New Startup Owners

The Startup Magazine

It all started with an idea, which later became the main focal point of your recently opened business. With everything up and running, you can’t help but feel proud of your accomplishment. However, now comes the hard part of maintaining your business.

Should You Take Money from Investors Who Don't Share Your Values?

This is going to be BIG.

For most founders, fundraising is a struggle. Only a small minority of people are born into the kinds of connections and life paths to provide them instant access to capital. The rest have to work super hard to create access for themselves, build trust and win investors over.

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6 Success Mistakes Often Made By Serial Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

As you know, growing a business is hard, especially the first time. Unfortunately, every new initiative is different, so don’t get too smug if you have had some success, and can’t wait to repeat it again.

5 Practical Local SEO Tips Your Business Should Implement


Local SEO can help your business to have more presence in search engines for relevant local queries, insists Dan Brunell. The post 5 Practical Local SEO Tips Your Business Should Implement appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Analyst Cam: Zoho Marketing Plus

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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. Zoho announced today its Marketing Plus platform and in prep I had Prashanth “PVK” Krishnaswami, CX. Analyst Cam

More Than Half of Employees Would Resign From Companies That Neglect Their Company Culture

The Startup Magazine

Every business wants to have the best employees, but keeping them can be a challenge. Although, by a company instilling a great workplace culture that satisfies all employees, it can provide to be a pathway to help enhance job satisfaction and reduce employee turnover.

Where Does Your Software Company Go From Here?


The creation of a hit software is an impressive feat — especially because 21.5% of startups across industries fail within their first year of business, while 30% don’t make it past their second.

Organized Content = Sales And More Time!

Rembrandt Communications

Are you missing content opportunities right now? Hello. It’s already May, and spring has sprung! What about your business? If you are working long hours and still haven’t seen an uptick in sales this year, have you looked at all of the content opportunities available?

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Insights For Business Leaders Who Manage By Autocracy

Startup Professionals Musings

Trying to be a business leader by instilling fear in your employees and partners is never a good approach, but it is particularly devastating in a startup.

3 Tips To Start New Financial Year With Your Wealth Building On Track


Read this article on wealth building if you are one of the many people who make every year's goal of making changes to their financial situation. The post 3 Tips To Start New Financial Year With Your Wealth Building On Track appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Burning Platform: The Right to Repair and Service

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In the 75th episode of Burning Platform, we host Tomas O’Leary, Founder of Origina which provides independent support for IBM software products. He is also President of Free ICT, a not-for-profit foundation actively promoting the ICT Secondary Market. Their objective.

6 Tips for a Successful Hiring Process

The Startup Magazine

Hiring the right person for your business is essential to its success. If you don’t have the right team in place, you will struggle to reach your goals and might even run out of business. To avoid this, you need to prepare for your hiring process adequately.

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Transformation Defined


By Jon Moore and Marty Cagan There are so many anti-patterns when it comes to transformation. Many of us have witnessed failed transformations, but few have witnessed true successes. Which makes the lessons learned from successful transformations unusually valuable. We intend to write much more about both the anti-patterns, and the lessons from the successes. The post Transformation Defined appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group. Product Culture

How to Keep Employees Snacking Healthily in the Hybrid Workplace


As droves of workers settle into the new normal of hybrid work — partly remote, partly in-person — more companies are looking for solutions to keep employees’ snack cravings at bay, whether at home or in the office. Why do office snacks matter? .

5 Ways To Expand Your Thinking For Your Next Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

With all the upheaval and uncertainty these days, I find many entrepreneurs and business owners are reluctant to pursue new dreams , waiting for the world to stabilize and risks to go away. As a long-time business advisor, I see things just the opposite.

The Future of Digital Marketing Is Now


by Angus Robertson, Partner and CMO at Chief Outsiders It turns out that the triple threat of being locked away in quarantine, forbidden from visiting clients in person, and being under pressure to continue to deliver sales and profits, has had a seismic impact on digital transformation.

Burning Platform: Experience, Inc.

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In the 74th episode of Burning Platform, we host yet another author, Jill Popelka, President of SAP SuccessFactors. She kindly took time out of her book launch schedule to summarize themes from Experience. She describes the inspiration for the.

What Will Help You Retain Employees?

The Startup Magazine

Plenty of startups have offered interesting perks to draw in talent. They’ve offered bottomless snacks in kitchenettes, ping pong tables in break rooms and yoga classes during lunch breaks. All of these startup perks are fun and novel — and they may entice people to apply for your open positions.

Take Five – How will the downturn continue to play out on startups and venture capital

VC Cafe

“It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose your own.” Harry S. Truman.

Your Startup Probably Doesn’t Need Funding – and Here’s Why


Ever wished your teachers had taught you money skills? As the proud father of a two-year-old boy, I hope one day to teach him how to manage money so he needn’t worry as much about it as I did when I first started earning. .

5 Phases Of Every Startup That Regulate Your Success

Startup Professionals Musings

Successful startups seem to follow similar paths to greatness, and unfortunately all too often that path leads them back down the hill much faster than they went up.

Can Building Automation Systems (BAS) Help Companies Become More Sustainable?


Widespread adoption of BAS systems for buildings have been relatively limited. But developers are working toward universal adoption. The post Can Building Automation Systems (BAS) Help Companies Become More Sustainable? appeared first on Young Upstarts.

30 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Businesses


Each business has a story. No matter if the business is a Goliath like Wal-Mart, or a local business owned by a couple or family, the business has roots in an idea. For each business owner, the story of their journey can range from monetary needs or the passion for a unique project.

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Four Reasons To Expand Your Business Into A Free Zone In The UAE

The Startup Magazine

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a country rich in culture and natural resources, making it an ideal place to expand your business. The UAE offers many advantages to businesses, including a stable political environment, a well-developed infrastructure, and a strategic location.

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The Supermarket of Software


Product Go-to-Market in the Supermarket of Software Era By Martina Lauchengco Consider your neighborhood supermarket. When you walk in, you see somewhere between 40,000 – 50,000 products. How do you decide which to buy? Do you buy products you already know? How often do you buy something you haven’t tried before or substitute a product. The post The Supermarket of Software appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group. Loved Product Marketing

Why We Invested in Flyp: Unlocking Recommerce Supply

View from Seed

Flyp’s model is quite unique, as it isn’t directly focused on the shopping consumer, but rather, on re sellers who sell on the re commerce marketplaces (like thredUP or competitors such as Poshmark or The RealReal).

7 Keys To Business Transformation To Meet Competition

Startup Professionals Musings

In my experience as a business advisor, most organizations, large and small, struggle to keep up with the pace of change and competitive forces today.

Why Is A Holistic Digital Marketing Strategy Important?


These days an effective and practical digital media marketing strategy is essential to provide your company with a competitive edge. The post Why Is A Holistic Digital Marketing Strategy Important? appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others digital marketing marketing

Friday take 5: what I read this week

VC Cafe

One of the things I missed about the time I started blogging is the naiveness and casualness of it. Writing a post was more like writing a tweet. With time, perhaps due my own inhibitions, doing a post was more like writing a memo.

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Types of Motivation For Your Business and Your Workers

The Startup Magazine

There are many different types of motivation that can help your business and your workers. Some people might be motivated by money, while others might be motivated by praise or recognition.

8 Steps to Write a Useful Internal Business Plan

Up and Running

One of the best uses for a business plan is as an internal management tool to help you run your business. Now, this doesn’t mean that you need to write a full business plan that you’d traditionally use to pursue funding or pitch to investors. .

30 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Break Through The Noise With Their Business


How do you gain the attention of your preferred audience in an era of stiff competition? The truth is, that both new and existing businesses struggle to create a sustained buzz around their business.