Sat.May 23, 2020 - Fri.May 29, 2020

Framework Benchmarks Round 19

TechEmpower

Round 19 of the TechEmpower Framework Benchmarks project is now available! This project measures the high-water mark performance of server side web application frameworks and platforms using predominantly community-contributed test implementations.

How To Reinvent Yourself As A Business Startup Today

Startup Professionals Musings

The era of stable lifetime jobs for business professionals within a single company are gone. Companies are rightsized quickly now as markets change rapidly, and business professionals are quick to jump to new opportunities for growth and survival, with no ties to special benefits or pension plans.

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New Normal: Conversation with Tom Brennan and Dave Stephans of Rootstock Software

deal architect

I have been doing video interviews with a number of CIOs, software executives and practitioners about acrobatics they have been seeing in various vertical sectors during the COVID-19 crisis and the "New normal" they can expect as the economy wakes.

Foodtech Trends That Are Here to Stay

View from Seed

Advances in technology and changing consumer preferences have long been transforming the way food is created, distributed, and consumed. Now, as COVID-19 revolutionizes much of what was “normal” before March, several trends in foodtech are experiencing tailwinds.

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.

Together At Home: 3 Ways To Create Human Connections On Virtual Teams

YoungUpstarts

by Tara Peters, Ph.D., coauthor of “ The Demotivated Employee: Helping Leaders Solve the Motivation Crisis That Is Plaguing Business “ Tune into social media, and you’ll most likely see the trending hashtag #TogetherAtHome.

6 Strategies For Startup Exit That Investors Accept

Startup Professionals Musings

The last thing a new entrepreneur wants to think about for a new startup is how it will end. Yet one of the first things a potential equity investor asks about is your exit strategy.

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The API-as-a-marketplace

Version One Ventures

As we’ve been spending time on B2B marketplaces and dev tools/platforms, we’ve come to realize that there’s an interesting sub-category that combines elements of both: the API-as-a-marketplace. What is an API-as-a-marketplace?

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5 Secrets To Generating Revenue During COVID-19

YoungUpstarts

b y Jack Siney, GovSpend Chief Revenue Officer. The global pandemic, COVID-19, has changed our world as we know it. With unemployment estimated at 20% and growing, businesses in almost every industry are feeling the effects. .

6 Keys To Startup Wins Without Disruptive Innovation

Startup Professionals Musings

As an investor, innovation is a term I certainly like to hear these days, but many of you entrepreneurs try to take it to the next level, by claiming to have a “ disruptive innovation.”

Business acrobatics and heroics that also deserve flyovers

deal architect

It's been wonderful to see Blue Angels, Thunderbirds and other planes do flyovers over different cities to honor front line workers during the COVID-19 crisis. Here is one over Washington, DC. While those flyovers have received media attention, very little. New Normal COVID-19

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Contact Tracing and Technology Conference ? 6/3/20

Feld Thoughts

On Wednesday, June 3rd, a team led by the COVID Tech Task Force is putting on the first of several free public conferences on the topic of Contact Tracing and Technology.

8 Simple Ways To Market Your New Business On A Budget

YoungUpstarts

Anyone who’s looking to start a new business or has recently set up a company will understand how important budgeting is. You’ve got to buy equipment; you may have employees and then there is marketing.

7 Reasons To Avoid Stealth Mode For Your New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

It’s still popular these days for startup founders to operate in stealth mode, meaning no details about the idea or progress are shared with anyone until the big reveal and rollout. The common reason given is that this prevents any competitor from stealing their idea and beating them to market.

If Your Pitch Deck Has a Competitive 2×2, I’m Going to Ask You This Question

Hunter Walker

As an early stage investor I look at A LOT of pitch decks.

Will COVID-19 mainstream AR/VR?

VC Cafe

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to impact nations, businesses and the lives of billions, and the aftermath of the recession remains to be seen, some trends are already emerging, such as the embracing of digitization.

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A Self-Employed Entrepreneur’s Guide To Running A Biz While Injured

YoungUpstarts

There’s never a convenient time to be injured. And when you’re a self-employed entrepreneur or business, owner, the stakes are even higher.

9 Subscription Model Variations To JumpStart Growth

Startup Professionals Musings

Every new business quickly realizes that revenue coming in every period on a committed basis is the Holy Grail to survival and growth. Based on traditional research, getting new customers is five to ten times harder than getting additional revenue from existing customers.

Q2 Vacation Reading

Feld Thoughts

I took an off the grid vacation last week. I needed it as I was pretty fried feeling on May 15th when I checked out. Amy and I went … nowhere. We stayed at home. I slept late each day. I exercised. I read. I napped. We finished watching Breaking Bad.

Top 3 Reasons Why Veterans Make Successful Entrepreneurs

YFS Magazine

The mission comes first. Here's a look at three key reasons veterans often have what it takes to become successful entrepreneurs. Launch recommended starting a business veteran entrepreneur veterans

What To Do When “Normal” Isn’t Coming Back

YoungUpstarts

by Adam Markel, author of “ Pivot: The Art and Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life “ With the pandemic wreaking havoc on the economy, and unemployment hitting levels not seen since the Great Depression, many business owners wonder how they will continue to cover salaries, let alone stay in business.

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

Hearpreneur

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

4 Biggest Challenges of Working Remotely and 13 Strategies to Overcome Them

crowdSPRING Blog

You dream of the free-range, work-from-home life. You even have friends who work from home, and you envy the freedom they have. Remote work provides flexibility and freedom you may not find in an office.

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How Entrepreneurs Avoid Insolvency In Times Of Financial Uncertainty

YFS Magazine

If you’re an entrepreneur and are experiencing times of financial insecurity, perhaps you’re wondering how to avoid insolvency. Finance Grow Accounting bookkeeping

How To Choose The Best Forex Trading Platform

YoungUpstarts

If you have already started looking for the best Forex trading platform, you must have realized how tough choice it is. From the first glance, they may all seem similar, but the devil’s in the details.

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Monday Motivation: 3 Simple Ways to Stay Motivated

Hearpreneur

This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off on the right foot. Here are some takeaways from the video: Focus on why not how. Think of the small steps you have to take. Visualize the goals and own them.

On-Demand Money Making Business Model for Startups

ReadWriteStart

It wasn’t so long ago when we used to stand in queues waiting for taxis or go to local stores for grocery shopping. However, owing to the rise of on-demand businesses – stepping out of our homes for our daily needs seems to be an idea of another era. And the COVID-19 crises has sealed the deal.

How To Validate Your eCommerce Product Idea

Up and Running

You’ve got a great eCommerce product idea and you’re ready to get started building a new online business venture. But, before you dive headfirst into developing and producing your product you need to do some serious fact-checking.

How To Market In A Time Of Crisis

YoungUpstarts

Edward Coram James, CEO and Co-Founder of Go Up Ltd. The coronavirus pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption to everybody’s lives, and though we are all trying to stay safe and flatten the curve, it’s still uncertain when things will return to something resembling normality.

How You Can Get Your Startup Off on the Right Track

The Startup Magazine

If you are planning on setting up your own business to run then, you will have a lot of things to think about. From choosing the kind of business you want to run to signing paperwork to finding the right office location, there are plenty of things that you will need to keep in mind.

During the Covid-19 Pandemic, Ruckify Finds Success in Helping People Rent Items They Own to Others

SiliconHills

Five years ago, a big storm knocked down a tree in Steve Cody’s neighborhood in Ottawa, Canada. His neighbor, Bruce Linton cut up the tree with his chainsaw, but he needed a bigger chainsaw to complete the job.

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What Is a Cash Flow Statement?

Up and Running

The cash flow statement is one of the three main financial statements (along with the income statement and balance sheet ) that shows the financial position and health of a business.

4 Things To Do When Moving In A Hurry

YoungUpstarts

In a perfect world, you would have ample time to prepare for any move that you have to make, but alas we don’t live in one, and we have to face a lot of uncertainties.

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What to Expect from Cryptocurrencies in 2020

The Startup Magazine

The cryptocurrency market continues to evolve despite an increasing number of critics claim it’s doomed to fail. In fact, since the market tumbled in 2018, a lot of developments had occurred, and the trend for cryptocurrencies is expected to continue during 2020.

Getting to the Other Side: Travel

The Entrepreneurial Mind

recently mentioned that she would consider taking a trip in an RV. Many of you might not consider that blog-worthy, but traveling the country in a motor home is something we never would have considered in the past. We love to travel.

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‘The Perfect Black’ Story: How the obsession for BLACK became a startup journey

Our Own Start-up

Anurag Kanoongo along with his wife Shikha started the startup ‘The Perfect Black’ where they only sell premium black clothing and accessories.

How To Hire The Right PCB Design Service For Your Business

YoungUpstarts

There are way too many service providers in every industry. While this saturation may work in favor of buyers in a way, it also causes a lot more trouble. Too many services in a small market may get you better rates, but it also makes it difficult to find the right service provider.

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