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7 Keys To The Best Internet Name For Your New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m sure you have all been frustrated at least once by not being able to get the Internet domain name you want for your company. Who owns all of these names, and should you ever buy one for a premium?

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Hacking for Defense @ Stanford 2021 Lessons Learned Presentations

Steve Blank

We just finished our 6th annual Hacking for Defense class at Stanford. What a year. With the pandemic winding down it finally feels like the beginning of the end. This was my sixth time teaching a virtual class during the lockdown – and for our students likely their 15th or more.

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SAP SapphireNow: An early report

deal architect

Let's start with the positives from the keynote last week: I loved Julia White's (the new CMO who has joined from Microsoft) omnipresence and bundle of energy. Christian Klein has come of age in the age of digital keynotes.

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6 Ways To Improve The Company Relocation Experience For Your Employees

YoungUpstarts

By providing a generous employee relocation package and powering through this to-do list, you can vastly improve the company relocation experience for your employees. The post 6 Ways To Improve The Company Relocation Experience For Your Employees appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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.

10 Hints That Now May Be The Time For A New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

Many budding entrepreneurs struggle mightily with that first step – out of their comfort zone and into the unknown. They keep asking people like me whether the time is right, and the truth is that there’s never an ideal time to start your own business.

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Announcing Fund IV and Opportunities Fund II

Version One Ventures

We’re thrilled to announce the closing of two new funds: Fund IV ($70M USD) and Opportunities Fund II ($30M USD). . While these funds may be new, our values and goals remain the same.

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4 Basic Blunders Every New Business Needs To Avoid

YoungUpstarts

Even hard-working entrepreneurs determined to leave nothing to chance can still make mistakes. Stephen E. Gerard shares some of the more common ones. The post 4 Basic Blunders Every New Business Needs To Avoid appeared first on Young Upstarts.

6 Reasons Starting Another Dating Site May Be Tough

Startup Professionals Musings

Online dating sites usually fail because online dating usually fails. The simple reason is that everyone expects quick results, no one can make that happen, and users get very unhappy very quickly.

We Raised $50m+ To Back New Venture Capitalists Who Don’t Look Like Me

Hunter Walker

It’s weird to try and help fund people who are going to compete with me, right? Well, I couldn’t be more excited to do just this. The 10 initial Screendoor Venture Advisors.

Investment vs. Speculation

Feld Thoughts

I reread Enough.: True Measures of Money, Business, and Life by John C. Bogle over the weekend. I’d read it in 2012 and it had a huge impact on me. If you aren’t familiar with John C.

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Advice On How To Deliver Excellent Customer Experience

YoungUpstarts

Customer experience might have its roots in the origins of bartering and business, but it remains the most important aspect of commercial success in the digital age. The post Advice On How To Deliver Excellent Customer Experience appeared first on Young Upstarts. Feature Story customer experience

6 Keys To Reducing Team Pain From Market Uncertainty

Startup Professionals Musings

Over my years as an advisor to new businesses and startups, I have learned that the only certainty that I can offer entrepreneurs is the fact they will face many uncertainties. So my first advice is that if you can’t handle uncertainty, don’t even start down that road.

The Upsides of Starting a Business During a Recession

YFS Magazine

I won’t lie. Starting a business during the middle of the most challenging economic time since the Great Depression took a lot of guts. Economy Plan economy recession starting a business

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Leading by Example: Why It's Not Important Where Eric Adams Lives

This is going to be BIG.

“The term 'residence' shall be deemed to mean that place where a person maintains a fixed, permanent and principal home and to which he, wherever temporarily located, always intends to return.”

Follow Your Startup Dreams With These Steps

YoungUpstarts

How do you launch a startup? Here are some steps you can take that will increase the likelihood of startup success. The post Follow Your Startup Dreams With These Steps appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others entrepreneur advice Entrepreneurship startup advice

6 Keys To Recognizing Business Bubbles Ready To Burst

Startup Professionals Musings

In finance, a bubble is too much money chasing assets, greater asset production and a herd mentality.

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Relationships Can Be the Cornerstone to Happiness

YFS Magazine

Forging meaningful relationships can become a cornerstone to our happiness. The connections we build can make all the difference. Lifestyle recommended

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Why Your Business’s Purpose Should Be More Than Making Money

Up and Running

Most companies are focused squarely on the extrinsic motivation of making a profit to expand their operations and satisfy their shareholders. Today, however, we are witnessing a shift toward a more intrinsic motivation for both companies and their employees.

Important Types Of Stickers And Label Materials For Your Products

YoungUpstarts

When it comes to making stickers, the material you use is just as crucial as the size, shape, and design. Many people are unaware of the differences in sticker types. The post Important Types Of Stickers And Label Materials For Your Products appeared first on Young Upstarts.

How These Brothers Went from Hip-Hop Duo to Transforming the World of B2B Sales

ReadWriteStart

Right before the pandemic hit, Ryan Rich and his brother Ross left their job at Google and Stripe for their craziest adventure yet: founding Accord !

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Why A Yacht Is The Ultimate Remote Working Space

YFS Magazine

With modern technology, working remotely from a yacht is not only feasible but also may improve productivity and well-being. Discover the benefits here. Lifestyle Travel Workspaces business travel editor picks luxury yacht services recommended remote working workspaces yacht brokers

Why Core Values Matter for Small Business Marketing

Up and Running

Your brand’s connection with your customer is strengthened with good storytelling that’s authentic and that’s true to your brand’s values. Clear, well-intentioned core values will consistently resonate. This makes them essential.

Not In The Office To Accept A Delivery? Here Are Your Options

YoungUpstarts

Having an important package stolen from under your nose by not taking steps to protect it would be a shame, not to mention a hassle. The post Not In The Office To Accept A Delivery? Here Are Your Options appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others delivery services

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What Makes Employees Productive in a New Startup?

ReadWriteStart

After launching a new startup, you’ll be interested in growing the business as quickly as possible, thus generating more revenue, securing more stability, and improving your reputation as well.

Twitter Spaces and Nietzsche

Feld Thoughts

Last week I was scheduled to do a live interview with Eliot Peper about The Entrepreneur’s Weekly Nietzsche. He opted to use Twitter Spaces and diligently tested it out a couple of days beforehand to confirm that it would work.

How Can You Grow Your Instagram Followers Rapidly?

The Startup Magazine

It would seem that growing your Instagram account organically is more complicated than ever before. Most of us have seen a decrease in interaction and follower numbers, which could be incredibly stressful because you think you’re doing it correctly.

Everything You Need To Know About The Cardano Blockchain Platform

YoungUpstarts

The Cardona network is an innovative and unique platform designed to provide a new form of blockchain, combining the benefits of technological and mathematical concepts. The post Everything You Need To Know About The Cardano Blockchain Platform appeared first on Young Upstarts.

27 Entrepreneurs Share Their Tips and Tricks of Staying Motivated

Hearpreneur

When the going gets rough in business, you’ll need motivation to keep moving. Motivating yourself can be hard but practicing consistent habits such as reminding yourself of why you started can be a major boost.

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Why Philosophy and Entrepreneurship?

Feld Thoughts

Since releasing my newest book The Entrepreneur’s Weekly Nietzsche: A Book for Disruptors I’ve been continually getting the questions “Why Philosophy and Entrepreneurship?” ” and “Why Nietzsche?”

Selling a Business 101: How to Get Started

The Startup Magazine

There are many reasons you may choose to sell your business. However, regardless of your reasons, you might not know how to get started when you decide it’s time to sell your business. Don’t worry if that’s the case.

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Three Reasons Why SMBs Need IT Support In 2021

YoungUpstarts

Rather than a supporting cast, IT is the infrastructure that is the backbone of modern businesses. Here is why IT support is important. The post Three Reasons Why SMBs Need IT Support In 2021 appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others IT support

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The Power of Giving Away Power

VC Adventure

I don’t often write book reviews here on VC Adventure , but occasionally I read a book that I feel so strongly about that I feel compelled to write about it. The Power of Giving Away Power is exactly that kind of book – it’s exceptional.

CU Tech Frontiers Data Science and ML courses look awesome!

David Cohen

I was looking at the University of Colorado Tech Frontiers offering this summer. Wow, it looks amazing.

The Pivotal Business Guide to Launching Your Startup Sky High in 2021

The Startup Magazine

Since the internet is the dominant force in every industry, startups need to conquer many challenges to succeed these days. The competition is incredibly fierce – modern consumers demand more and more with each passing day, while business trends come and go so quickly that it’s hard to keep track.

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Customer Experience-Based Business Models Lead To Greater Customer Loyalty 

YoungUpstarts

Creating unique customer experiences sets you apart, signaling to customers that they’re appreciated and essential to shaping the success of your business. The post Customer Experience-Based Business Models Lead To Greater Customer Loyalty appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Hit the hardest issues first!

Berkonomics

Reorder your priorities for maximum impact. There are two reasons to consider reordering your priorities to attack your most critical issues first, before the easiest ones to knock off the list.