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7 Ways Fun At Work Leads To Innovation And Creativity

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m convinced that people who have fun at work are more innovative, as well as happier. I don’t have any big scientific studies to prove this, but in my considerable business experience, I haven’t seen many successes come out of a group of fearful pessimists or unhappy people.

Burning Platform: Industry Clouds

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In the 43th episode of the series we have Jujhar Singh, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Salesforce Industry Clouds. Salesforce has had significant vertical momentum, especially in the last year. See my interview with Neeracha Taychakhoonavudh last May, my.

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Spring Clean Your Startup’s Accounting With These Tips


It is absolutely critical to spring clean your business’s finances and ensure that all of the accounting is accurate and up-to-date. The post Spring Clean Your Startup’s Accounting With These Tips appeared first on Young Upstarts. Professionalisms accounting business finance Nathan Liao

Israeli startup Landscape Maps (Updated April 2021)

VC Cafe

Readers of VC Cafe know that I collect and curate Israeli startup landscape maps. You can find previous editions in the achives. July 2020 , May 2019. This latest batch includes new maps for Insurance tech, Industry 4.0,

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.

7 Ways To Elevate Your Team Engagement and Happiness

Startup Professionals Musings

Based on my own long experience in business, team satisfaction, engagement, and productivity continues to be a challenge. According to consistent feedback over the past several years, even in the best companies, employees seem stuck at less than 40 percent happy and "fully engaged.”

The Analyst Cam: Acadian Ventures

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short segments (with permission), as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Jason Corsello who presents on his fund Acadian Ventures, an early-stage venture firm. Analyst Cam Future of Work

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27 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names


The idea of exactly what your business is going to usually come first. Secondly, most often, is giving a title to your idea. What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Some people turn to their childhood for inspiration or a beloved family pet.

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6 Ways To Improve Your Odds Of New Business Success

Startup Professionals Musings

Almost every entrepreneur and new business owner I mentor is certain that his/her idea has a very high probability of success, and all find it hard to believe that ninety percent of startups ultimately fail.

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Announcing Our Investment in Impact Biosystems

View from Seed

I’m please to announce our recent investment in Impact Biosystems , an adaptive hardware and software solution for health and fitness. We are big Whoop wearers and proud early investors here at NextView.

3 Ways to Protect Your Ideas


Protecting ideas begins with smart decisions before launch. Jordan Erskine shares three actions to lock up ideas and set businesses up for success. The post 3 Ways to Protect Your Ideas appeared first on Young Upstarts. Professionalisms ideas intellectual property rights Jordan Erskine legal issues

How Link in Bio became the new online real estate for the creator economy

VC Cafe

In the past few months I’ve been writing on VC Cafe about various aspects of the Creator Economy. From the definition of what is the creator economy and what are its main challenges , who are the creators and how they make money and 5 advancements powering the future of content creation.

9 Crucial Elements Of Every New Venture Funding Pitch

Startup Professionals Musings

As a long-time advisor to entrepreneurs and occasional angel investor, I often see and hear innovative product pitches that sound exciting, but are missing one or more of the key business elements that investors deem critical for funding consideration.

Going Into Business With Friends And Family? Read This First!

YFS Magazine

Going into business with a friend or family members seems like the logical thing to do, you get along so why not partner up? Not so fast! Plan family business starting a business startup advice

Do You Care Enough To Succeed? 


show everyone around you that you’re determined, you’re motivated, and you’re bound to succeed, says Chris Cicchinelli. The post Do You Care Enough To Succeed? appeared first on Young Upstarts. Thinking Aloud achieving success Chris Cicchinelli self awareness self improvement success


More Fire Phones, Less Fyre Fests

Eric Friedman

Jeff Bezos notoriously launched the Fire Phone around 2014 to much attention – I think most agree that it was a spectacular failure. But was it really? This project was a $170M write-off for the company. There was the hardware, software, and marketing costs.

5 Paths To Snag That Key Leader For Your New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

If you are a young startup founder, how do you find that CEO or other executive for your “dream team” to close on funding or complement your skills to kick start your company?

Marketing Integrations: The Challenge of Getting Your Marketing Tech Stack to Play Nice


More than 60% of marketers use 20+ marketing tools on a regular basis according to Airtable. For email marketing alone, more than half of small businesses use two or more tools according to Litmus.

How Startups Can Benefit From Government Auctions


For startups on a budget, government auctions offer incredible deals on vehicles and other useful equipment your business might need. The post How Startups Can Benefit From Government Auctions appeared first on Young Upstarts. Thinking Aloud government auctions Greg Berry

It’s Time For a Gratitude Revival

YFS Magazine

Gratefulness is so important in our pursuit of joy—and here's a simple exercise to help you get intentional about shifting your focus. Lead health and wellness lifestyle mental health personal development personal growth

Monetisation is Key to drive The Second Renaissance in the Creator Economy

VC Cafe

Creators that are able to grow a community while keeping engagement levels high have a greater opportunity to make a living from their craft more than ever before in history.

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Run With Me To Help Prevent Youth Suicide

Feld Thoughts

It’s time for the 2nd annual Emerge Virtual 5k Run produced by Rise Against Suicide (formerly Second Wind Fund of Boulder County). It’ll be from 8:00 am to Midnight MT on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Amy and I are helping underwrite it as we did last year and I just signed up to run it.

Office 2.0: Technology Is Changing Our Perception Of A Workplace


Through workplace technology such as IoT - which makes up a huge network of data that can remotely operate devices - office workplaces have evolved. The post Office 2.0: Technology Is Changing Our Perception Of A Workplace appeared first on Young Upstarts.

How to Build a Beloved Product Without Email Marketing


My co-founder and I consider his sister to be a trusted confidant. So when she told us that she’s uncomfortable providing her email address to companies—including ours!—and and didn’t want more email clogging up her inbox, it made us stop in our tracks. Could this be true across the board?

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How to Effectively Manage and Motivate Remote Workers

Up and Running

Remote work becomes the new norm in the post-COVID world. While only 17 percent of U.S. employees used to work remotely and practice team communication before the “pandemic” status, their number has drastically increased now.

Three Practical Ways To Fund Your Digital Marketing Agency

YFS Magazine

The lack of funding is a primary reason why most digital agencies fail. But don't be disheartened – there are many ways to raise capital. Grow Marketing & Sales Plan digital marketing marketing starting a business

Tax Breaks Every Small Business Owner Should Be Aware Of


An opportunity for which every entrepreneur should be aware, is potential tax breaks for a small business owner. John DeSimone, President, Herbalife Nutrition explores some of them. The post Tax Breaks Every Small Business Owner Should Be Aware Of appeared first on Young Upstarts.

High-Impact Lead Magnet Examples for Small Businesses

The Startup Magazine

Nowadays, most businesses market their products online, and gaining attention on the web can be daunting. All isn’t lost, though! Companies have discovered other marketing tricks, and lead magnets are a perfect example.

How to Write and Develop an Action Plan for Your Small Business

Up and Running

Taking action at the appropriate time is critical to turning your visions into a viable reality. However, doing so without a proper strategy can be a recipe for disaster. .

Doing Business In The EU: GDPR Compliance or Bust!

YFS Magazine

Cybercrime is a growing concern for digital businesses. The consequences of non-compliance with GDPR is also increasingly worrying. Grow Technology cybersecurity data management data privacy GDPR technology

Benefits Of The Virtual Office For Startups


The virtual office has become the ideal solution for small business owners and startups across the globe. Here are some of its benefits. The post Benefits Of The Virtual Office For Startups appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others virtual office

7 Simple Ways to Increase Brand Visibility for Your Local Business

The Startup Magazine

According to the statistics , in 2020, there were 31.7 million small businesses in the United States. How can your company stand out from such a huge amount of competitors? You just need to learn a few simple and cheap marketing tactics that help you improve the brand visibility of your business. .

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Scott Stringer and the Wrong Question

This is going to be BIG.

Mayoral Candidate and current NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer has been accused of sexual assault by a woman who worked for him twenty years ago. He has denied the allegations—a reflection that the wrong question is being centered in the conversation. Did he do it?”

Entrepreneurs At Full Speed: Don’t Let Wisdom Teeth Slow You Down

YFS Magazine

Wisdom teeth can slow the roll of any busy entrepreneur. Learn what to look for and when you need to take action. Lifestyle health and wellness healthy lifestyle lifestyle recommended

Jesse Willms And Mastering The Entrepreneurial Mindset


An entrepreneurial mindset can be a key part of a person’s journey in the world of business. Here's a look at what drove Jesse Willms to success. The post Jesse Willms And Mastering The Entrepreneurial Mindset appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Delhivery joins the COVID 19 fight, to get oxygen compressors via Charter Planes

Our Own Start-up

Delhivery has joined the bandwagon and announced that they will fly charters in India with oxygen concentrators as well as other essential supplies. The post Delhivery joins the COVID 19 fight, to get oxygen compressors via Charter Planes first appeared on Our Own Startup.

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Is Switzerland the next big tech hub?

The Startup Magazine

Photo by Chait Goli from Pexels. When you think about Switzerland, there are usually three things that come to mind: fantastic watches, beautiful mountains, and gigantic corporate banks. Technology is not typically the first on the agenda.