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Sneak Preview – Workday Rising

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It’s an annual ritual, or used to be till COVID interfered. A Workday executive does our readers a favor and shares a curtain raiser on their Rising event. This time it is Patricia Harris, Senior Vice President, Solution and Revenue. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

10 Remote Staffing Blunders That Will Cost You Dearly

Startup Professionals Musings

These days, it is almost impossible to find a small business where everything is done by full-time employees, in the office or at home. We are in the age of outsourcing, by any of many popular names, including subcontracting, freelancing, and virtual assistants.

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What Does the Post Crash VC Market Look Like?

Both Sides of the Table

At our mid-year offsite our partnership at Upfront Ventures was discussing what the future of venture capital and the startup ecosystem looked like.

National Industrial Policy – Private Capital and The America’s Frontier Fund Steps Up

Steve Blank

This article previously appeared in The National Interest. Last month the U.S. passed the CHIPS and Science Act , one of the first pieces of national industrial policy – government planning and intervention in a specific industry — in the last 50 years, in this case for semiconductors.

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.

Verticals at Dreamforce

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I am looking forward to the Salesforce event next week, and expect to be spending time in the “Industries” Zone in the Dreamforce Campground. My FitBit is going to be pleased - the Campground is 40,000 square feet in size! Industry Commentary Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

10 Keys To Surviving Startup Cash Flow Requirements

Startup Professionals Musings

The “valley of death” is a common term in the startup world, referring to the difficulty of covering the negative cash flow in the early stages of a startup, before their new product or service is bringing in revenue from real customers.

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7 Ways to increase your apartment security

The Startup Magazine

There’s something exciting about moving into a new apartment. Not only do you get to redo your living space, but you get to explore a whole new neighbourhood. Whenever you move into a new building, it is important to take note of the security features.

Analyst Cam: Salesforce Verticals – Telecommunications

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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 David Fan, GM of the Salesforce Communications Cloud He discusses trends in. Analyst Cam Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

7 Personal Priorities Reveal Your Business Readiness

Startup Professionals Musings

As a mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, the most common question I get is, “I want to be an entrepreneur -- how do I start?” The obvious answer is that you need an idea first, but I’ve come to realize that the process is really much more complex than that.

Companies Must Focus On Growth, Not Recession


Businesses should continue to invest in growth strategies because there are — in the current economy — still plenty of opportunities for most companies in most industries. The post Companies Must Focus On Growth, Not Recession appeared first on Young Upstarts.


The Beginner’s Guide to Home Mortgage Refinancing

The Startup Magazine

A home mortgage refinancing allows you to save money or tap equity you can use for your startup business. A mortgage refinance replaces your current home loan with a new one. Refinances enable you to reduce monthly payments, lower interest rates and take cash out of your home for large purchases.

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What have you learned from your users?

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6 Risks For Taking A Side Door Into A Public Exchange

Startup Professionals Musings

With the current volatile economy, as an active startup mentor, I’m seeing a new surge of entrepreneurs and startups, with the commensurate scramble for funding. There just aren’t enough angel investors and VCs to go around.

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5 Ways To Improve Productivity In The Workplace


Every business wants a productive workplace. Here are five tips to make the office more productive and help you use your time efficiently. The post 5 Ways To Improve Productivity In The Workplace appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others workplace productivity

What Are Alternative Payment Methods, And Why Should You Use Them?

The Startup Magazine

Today, alternative payment methods are very popular. They allow customers to pay for goods or services in any way other than cash or credit cards. These types of payments are popular with people who do not use cards or other popular payment options.

How to Effectively Implement, Execute and Succeed with OKRs and Krezzo


Krezzo Co-founder Stephen Newman talks cross-departmental operational alignment with OKRs (Objectives & Key Results). When start-ups begin to scale, one of the first things that becomes a big problem is keeping track of the core business priorities and performance across teams.



This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off inspired to become great. Here are some takeaways from the video: Don't settle for less when there is so much more available to you. Don't let your dream go.

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6 Best Practices For Data Quality And Maintenance


Data quality management and maintenance is a complex and continuous process. Assess your data frequently using the right metrics to help you achieve your goals. The post 6 Best Practices For Data Quality And Maintenance appeared first on Young Upstarts.

5 Ways to use Google Ads for Local Marketing

The Startup Magazine

Today’s consumers rely on their smartphones for information about stores in their neighbourhood. Google has a vibrant online presence in every local community, which means that business owners can leverage it to promote their stores.

When Is The Right Time To Ask For The Sale?

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine Closing should be easy, yet many entrepreneurs don't know when to ask for the sale. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Grow Marketing & Sales recommended sales selling tips

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Changing How You Build


By Jon Moore and Marty Cagan Recently we shared an article defining what we mean by true transformation where we described three elements to becoming a strong, product-led company. In the next three articles, we will drill into each of these three elements, and describe why these changes are so important to strong product companies. The post Changing How You Build appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group. Product Development Process product development process

How Do You Use Check Printing Software?


Manually writing hundreds of paychecks every month? With check printing software, you can save your business time and money, boosting productivity. The post How Do You Use Check Printing Software? appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business software

How Startup Owners Establish Credit

The Startup Magazine

Are you frustrated by the fact that as a startup owner, it’s tough to establish commercial credit? Unfortunately, a large percentage of independent owners of new companies discover that it can be a major challenge to put their company on the radar of major credit bureaus.

When a VC Passes, And Is Wrong: Real Talk Between Me and Ethena’s CEO Roxanne Petraeus

Hunter Walk

The Four (!!!) Checks I’ve Written The Company Since Saying “No,” Never Bought Me As Much As Saying “YES!” Would Have In The First Place. An Investor and a Founder Postmortem a Mistake. The common VC passes are pretty cliche. “It’s

Pledge To Customers


An Empowered Product Team’s Pledge To Customers As a company moves from sales-driven feature teams to empowered product teams, there are some fairly significant changes to how the product teams need to interact with customers. Most of those changes are not directly visible to the customers, as they involve how product teams do their daily. The post Pledge To Customers appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group. Product

4 Keys To Effectively Manage Product Returns 


Having a hassle-free product return process can allow businesses and retailers to continue retaining their customers. The post 4 Keys To Effectively Manage Product Returns appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others Uncategorized customer service customer service management product policy

Top Pros And Cons Of Starting A Tutoring Business

The Startup Magazine

If you have specialized knowledge in a particular field owing to advanced degrees in that particular subject, or have extensive real-life practical experience in a specific area, you might want to put it to good use by considering launching a tutoring business. Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash.

How to Start and Grow a Profitable SaaS Company

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine Generate recurring and incremental revenue by launching SaaS software that helps businesses resolve specific problems. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Grow Technology saas technology

Careful with terminations. Don’t disparage.


It happens all the time when you’re a CEO or manager. . Somebody important leaves or is let go, and you worry over the impact upon remaining employees and customers.

How To Make Your Pet Food Packaging More Eco-Friendly


There are a lot of reasons to switch to eco-friendly pet food packaging. Traditional pet food packaging is made from a variety of materials, such as plastics, metals, and cardboard. The post How To Make Your Pet Food Packaging More Eco-Friendly appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others packaging


Best and Worst Practices (Plus FAQs) for Layoffs


Short of declaring failure and shutting down your company, laying off employees is the worst thing you may have to do as a startup CEO. I’ve had to lay people off on three separate occasions.

Announcing our investment in Bikky, a data-first customer platform for restaurants

Version One Ventures

When we first met Abhinav Kapur, we were immediately drawn to his mission to empower restaurants with data-based insights. Years earlier, he had founded Bikky after being inspired by his mother-in-law and the New York City restaurant she’s owned and operated for over 20 years. The secret to her success? She builds and nurtures relationships with her guests.

Why Marketers Should Start Integrating AI Into Their Work

Duct Tape Marketing

Why Marketers Should Start Integrating AI Into Their Work written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Sam Garg. In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast , I interview Sam Garg.

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4 Ways To Prepare Your Organization For Growth And Success


Is your business equipped for growth? Here are four ways to prepare your company for growth and success. The post 4 Ways To Prepare Your Organization For Growth And Success appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business advice business growth business success


It’s Your Job to Create Jobs

Mike Michalowicz

?. Repeat after me – the job of an entrepreneur is not to do the job, it’s to be the creator of jobs. Do you know only 14% of people will ever start a business? And only 20% out of that will build a sustainable, profitable business. .

Cross-Selling and Upselling: The Ultimate Guide (2022)


What is cross-selling? What is upselling? Learn how your business can use these strategies to improve revenue, ROI, and customer experience. Marketing Digital Marketing Ecommerce Marketing Growing a Business Marketing Strategy Small Business Marketing Startup Marketing