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Technology, Innovation, and Modern War – Class 5 – Chris Brose

Steve Blank

We just held our fifth session of our new national security class Technology, Innovation and Modern War.

How To Find Support Resources For Your Startup Stage

Startup Professionals Musings

Some entrepreneurs start polling venture capitalists for that multi-million dollar investment before they even have a business plan. That’s like trying to sell part of something to a stranger for big money when you haven’t fully defined it yet.

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The Analyst Cam: Rimini Street - PeopleSoft Customer Survey

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. Rimini Street has provided third party maintenance to Oracle and SAP customers for 15.

Disrupt The Disruption: How Businesses Can Meet COVID-Forced Changes Head On

YoungUpstarts

by Juan Riboldi, president of Ascent Advisor. Businesses continue to navigate the changes that COVID-19 has wrought on the economy, rethinking how they serve customers, searching desperately for ways to cut spending, and trying to make long-term plans while ensuring short-term survival.

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.

Definition of #GiveFirst

Feld Thoughts

Jaclyn Hester, one of my Foundry Group partners , recently asked if there was an online definition of #GiveFirst. I spent some time looking around, and, while it’s embedded in numerous podcasts and video interviews, I couldn’t find a clear definition on the web.

9 Principles Especially Critical For A Micro-Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Too many of you business owners think success only means being the next Amazon, or you stress yourself out trying to be everything to every customer.

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How Democratizing AI Will Impact The Future Of Businesses

YoungUpstarts

by Roland Polzin, co-founder and CMO of Wing AI. A world in which we can focus on self-fulfillment rather than necessity is possible through the endless capabilities artificial intelligence possesses.

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Come Join Us at Foundry Group: Hiring a Head of Network

Feld Thoughts

At Foundry Group, we are hiring a Head of Network. Following is a repost of the overview of the role and why we are adding a Head of Network to our team. If you are interested in applying, please reach out to us at apply@foundrygroup.com. And please help us get the word out!

It’s Time To Assess Your Leadership Style In Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Startups provide leadership in the market. Entrepreneurs provide leadership to their startup. There are many styles of leadership, like dictatorial, laissez-faire, and democratic. One that I hear discussed more these days, in this age of relationships, is called “servant” leadership.

The Analyst Cam: Zoho Workplace

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. Zoho launched Workplace last month - it is a suite of 9 applications to.

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Startup Founders Should Focus on Managing Expectations Before Managing KPIs

YoungUpstarts

by Manni Sidhu, Co-founder and CEO of Coleegs , and William Gilchrist , Founder and CEO of Konsyg. A new challenge has bloomed for founders and managers in the Covid-19 era –how do they set key performance indicators (KPIs) for the years ahead?

RIP Larry Nelson

Feld Thoughts

Larry Nelson, a very close friend, passed away on Friday. If you don’t know Larry, he was a super positive participant in the Boulder and the Denver startup communities for many years.

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10 Key Principles For Managing Your Time In Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Every startup founder feels the pressure of the thousands of things that need to get done, all seemingly at the same time. There is just not enough time! The real solution is better time management to put you back in control of your life.

The Analyst Cam: Apple Hi, Speed event

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings and events, I have increasingly been excerpting short segments, as part of my Analyst Cam series. I watched the Apple iPhone 12 launch event live While the focus of the event was. Analyst Cam

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Things To Consider When Choosing Office Chairs For Your Home Office

YoungUpstarts

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, more and more people are working from home, which means more and more people are setting up home offices.

Drive the Meeting

View from Seed

One thing I strongly believe is that founders should drive the agenda of a fundraising meeting. This is something that is easy to do, but only happens a minority of the time. What does it mean to not drive the meeting?

5 Indications That A New Venture May Not Be For You

Startup Professionals Musings

People with a victim mentality should never be entrepreneurs. We all know the role of starting and running a business is unpredictable, and has a high risk of failure. For people with a victim mentality, this fear of failure alone will almost certainly make it a self-fulfilling prophecy.

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Burning Platform: Episode 5 - The need for new management science

deal architect

In episode 5 of the Burning Platform series, Brian Sommer and I discuss what we have seen in the last few months about analytical tools and talent. We also talk about the need for a next generation management science to. Analytics, Big Data Burning Platform New Normal COVID-19

Growing A More Green And Sustainable Business

YoungUpstarts

The 21st century has been somewhat troubled so far, and along with global pandemics, has been faced with pressing environmental issues. There is a growing pandemic with plastic, pollution, and a warming planet.

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A $25K Matching Gift To Boost Entrepreneurship in Kansas City Through Storytelling

Feld Thoughts

Today, Amy and I are announcing a matching gift from our Anchor Point Foundation to the Startland News’ Give A Start donor campaign. We will match any contributions from this point forward, up to $25,000.

Welcoming Leah Fessler to the NextView Team

View from Seed

We are pleased to announce that Leah Fessler has joined the investment team at NextView based in our New York office. . For those of you who don’t know Leah, her career has spanned across journalism, operating at early-stage startups, venture investing, and hedge fund management. Leah joins us from Chief, the private network for executive women, where she joined as an early employee and led editorial and brand voice.

Don’t Sleep on Lightning

Version One Ventures

While Ethereum based DeFi has stolen the show for most of 2020 – and rightly so, the amount of innovation and experimentation happening there is insane! – there have also been some major breakthroughs on Bitcoin’s native layer 2 scaling solution, the Lightning Network. I believe that this progress, while less flashy, will ultimately prove equally as important in the long run.

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How To Stop Toxic Leadership From Spreading A Virus In Your Company

YoungUpstarts

by Dr. Katrina Burrus , author of “ Managing Brilliant Jerks: How Organizations and Coaches Can Transform Difficult Leaders into Powerful Visionaries “ Toxic workplaces sometimes start at the top.

A Guide To Video Marketing For Businesses

YFS Magazine

This quick and useful guide will prepare you to start incorporating video into your content marketing strategy. Grow Marketing & Sales content marketing marketing online marketing recommended video editing software video marketing

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16 year old Arushi Agarwal, founder of Unknown16 is providing free virtual education to children in Bihar from New Jersey

Our Own Start-up

Along with this, Arushi also happens to be a UN Climate Action Speaker and activist. She has also launched her first book Project: Hackathon which is available on Amazon.

The Best Way to Begin Profit First

Mike Michalowicz

I’ll level with you. I receive a ton of email about my books, and Profit First is no exception. Oftentimes, business owners are reluctant to implement something new – even if it could very well be the saving grace of their business. For this reason, may I suggest – just start slow!

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Managing The Debt Of Your Small Business

YoungUpstarts

Debt can help your business if used the right way. It can help accelerate growth and capture business where you otherwise wouldn’t be able to. With proper management, you can maximize the potential of your small business with a bit of debt. However, debt can get out of control if you’re not careful.

5 Reasons To Start A Blog And Cash-Flow Your College Degree

YFS Magazine

Are you anxious about the best way to pay for a college degree without student loans? Consider starting a blog. Plan blogging blogging tips college entrepreneurs starting a blog

That’s gotta hurt! Injuries and accidents that plague the workplace

The Startup Magazine

Is your employer taking your health and wellbeing seriously? If they’re not, then you and your fellow employees could be at serious risk of accident and injury. Ignoring workplace safety means time off work, rising medical bills and an uncertain future.

Real talk on fundraising for a small fund

This is going to be BIG.

I don’t really have a particular goal with this post. I’m just sharing. When I started leading deals at First Round Capital, I sourced investments in 8 companies. GroupMe, Singleplatform and Backupify all had really good exits, especially if you’re just looking at the multiples of the pre-seed/seed rounds, which is what I’m focused on now. I found GroupMe at the Techcrunch Disrupt Hackathon.

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Top 3 Cities To Be Based In As A Tech Entrepreneur

YoungUpstarts

Being a tech entrepreneur can be a difficult task. There are millions of people developing software around the world all looking towards making a name for themself in the game.

10 Reasons why entrepreneurship is awesome

Our Own Start-up

There are endless reasons for why entrepreneurship is great. Here are ten simple but powerful reasons, in no particular order, why entrepreneurship is so awesome. Entrepreneurship Starting a Business business idea entrepreneurs entrepreneurship startup venture why entrepreneurship

Xebec Launches During the Pandemic and Overcomes Many Obstacles to Sell $2.3 Million in Six Months

SiliconHills

In 2017, Alex Levine found himself working on a 12-inch laptop at a client’s office in New Jersey and he wanted a better setup like the big monitors at his home office. For me, one thing that I found that was a big hole in my travel lifestyle was I couldn’t bring my beautiful home […].

Where do the best marketers turn for advice and inspiration?

ConversionXL

What worked in SEO, content, and growth just a few months ago may not be effective today. Making things even more challenging, there’s so much noise. Is that top-ranked content on Google actually the best thing out there? Or is it the same “me too” content?

Business Travel Decline Due To COVID And Environmental Concerns

YoungUpstarts

by Simone Semprini, CEO & Co-Founder, TourScanner. A few months after the world discovered the first Coronavirus case in China, a general lockdown has completely changed the lives of billions of people. It was a surreal situation with over one billion people confined at home.

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From failing to crack IIT to assisting aspirants, Aditi Avasthi’s ed-tech startup Embibe is all about helping students

Our Own Start-up

The startup has received a total of 590 crores since February 2020 as funding from Reliance Industries. News Startups Women Entrepreneur Aditi Avasthi Aditi Avasthi Embibe Analysis Test Embibe Ed-tech startup Edtech Startup Embibe Embibe Ed Tech Startup Embibe Online Test Jio Embibe