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6 Reasons Technical Expertise Does Not Make A Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Well over 25 years ago, Michael E. Gerber wrote a best-selling business book called The E-Myth: Why Most Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It.

Framework Benchmarks Round 20


Today we announce the results of the twentieth official round of the TechEmpower Framework Benchmarks project. Now in its eighth year, this project measures the high-water mark performance of server side web application frameworks and platforms using predominantly community-contributed test implementations. The project has processed more than 5,200 pull requests from contributors. Round 20 Updates from our contributors.


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Burning Platform: Exciting world of Citizen IT

deal architect

In the 28th episode of the Burning Platform series is Amit Zaveri of Google Cloud. We discuss the exciting growth in no-code, Citizen Development. Amit and I discuss how the pandemic has revealed several problems in on-prem systems and also. Burning Platform

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Regaining America’s Technological Edge: Build a Civil-Military Alliance

Steve Blank

A version of this article – co-authored with Raj Shah and Joe Felter – previously appeared in The National Interest.

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.

8 Essentials For Being Unstoppable In Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

We all know at least one entrepreneur who always gets things done, and appears unstoppable in his quest. All of you probably know many others who talk incessantly about their great ideas, but never seem to even get started, or they give up at the first obstacle.

The Rise of eLearning Platforms – Types, Business Models & Solution For Startup Edupreneurs


As people switch more to the online realm for education and knowledge, the scope and application of elearning platforms will only get bigger. The post The Rise of eLearning Platforms – Types, Business Models & Solution For Startup Edupreneurs appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Dealing with Reality in Business

Feld Thoughts

I used to love the Matrix’s Red Pill / Blue Pill metaphor and still use it occasionally to try to make a point around dealing with reality in an entrepreneurial context.

5 Reasons To Enlist Outside Advisors For Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

In my experience as an angel investor for new startups, I’m always surprised by how many entrepreneurs are looking for funding without outside advisors. An experienced Board can give them credibility, as well as advice on the many pitfalls of starting a new company.

The Three P’s And Two S’s For Any Successful Startup


Tim Heger shares a three P’s and two S’s approach he's used successfully for more than 20 years as a structure that has helped startups to become successful in a shorter period of time. The post The Three P’s And Two S’s For Any Successful Startup appeared first on Young Upstarts.

The Creator Economy – Who are they, what do they do and How do they make money?

VC Cafe

Don’t let ‘perfection’ get in the way of ‘creation’ – just start. — Eze Vidra (@ediggs) February 4, 2021.

Venture Deals Online Course – Spring 2021 Edition

Feld Thoughts

We are running the Venture Deals Online Course from March 7, 2021 – April 30, 2021. We’ve moved the Venture Deals Community from Slack to Mighty Networks where we have much more functionality and flexibility. Once again, we’ll do a weekly AMA with a variety of people participating.

6 Tips For Ramping Up Your Work Culture For Tomorrow

Startup Professionals Musings

The future of work is definitely changing, accelerated by the current pandemic. There is always the next generation of workers coming of age who expect more, as well as the current generation already having the lowest engagement and productivity levels that business has ever seen.

Warning To Remote Workers: Out Of Sight Could Mean Out Of Job


Rod Robertson shares some things that remote working employees should do these things to keep their performance and communication levels high. The post Warning To Remote Workers: Out Of Sight Could Mean Out Of Job appeared first on Young Upstarts.

CEO’s Discuss Courageous Leadership In Uncertain Times

YFS Magazine

Courage is knowing our North Star and regularly checking to make sure we're still headed there. Lead editor picks leadership pandemic personal development

The Wonderfulness of Tim Ferriss and Naval Ravikant

Feld Thoughts

On my run yesterday, I listened to Tim Ferriss interview Naval Ravikant on Happiness, Reducing Anxiety, Crypto Stablecoins, and Crypto Strategy. I know both Tim and Naval.

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10 Questions To Lead You To Timely Successful Change

Startup Professionals Musings

Change is hard. I see entrepreneurs every day who are trying to change the world with a new idea, and startups that are trying to survive their hyper-growth phase by changing processes to meet demand.

USANA Wins Prestigious Awards For Product Innovation And PR Leadership To Close Out 2020


USANA, a leader in cellular nutrition and the supplement industry, has two new achievements to mark the end of 2020. The post USANA Wins Prestigious Awards For Product Innovation And PR Leadership To Close Out 2020 appeared first on Young Upstarts. In the News Usana

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10 Ways To Incorporate Social Entrepreneurship Into Your Business


To help your business with incorporating social entrepreneurship, we asked business experts and HR professionals this question for their best social entrepreneurism tips.

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Retail Reimagined: 9 Trends for the Future of Physical Retail


The chatter of the “Retail Apocalypse” began long before the recent events of a global pandemic. However, the last year has accelerated the need for retailers to go digital, leaving many struggling to adapt.

Announcing our investment in Arweave

Version One Ventures

We’re excited to announce our investment in Arweave , a decentralized platform that enables anyone to store documents and applications forever. . While there are other decentralized storage platforms out there, Arweave is offering something completely unique…permanent storage.

5 Reasons Why Swing Trading Will Benefit You In 2021


Swing trading uses the market swings coming at the stock prices to enter and exit out of positions and earning profits in the process. The post 5 Reasons Why Swing Trading Will Benefit You In 2021 appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others swing trading trading

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25 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur


Being in love is great. Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Waking up each morning knowing you are getting to do exactly what you love is more than most people could ever say about any “job” they have had.

Simplifying Your Life And Business Is An Act Of Love

YFS Magazine

Whether you love or loathe Valentine's Day, there’s no denying St. Valentine’s impact at a consumer, business and personal level. Lifestyle lifestyle lifestyle entrepreneurs startup burnout valentines day

Cracking the Product Demo Code: Lessons From 78 SaaS Demos


“Show, don’t tell” is a time-tested rule in writing and filmmaking that helps viewers draw their own conclusions rather than relying on a spoon-fed version created by the author. Yet, when it comes to product demos, many marketers and sales teams fall short in creating demos that convert.

5 Tips On How To Choose The Right Ergonomic Office Chair


The perfect ergonomic chair will be different for each person. Here are some features to look for when choosing an ergonomic office chair. The post 5 Tips On How To Choose The Right Ergonomic Office Chair appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others ergonomics office furniture


Entrepreneur Enabling Customers to Pay or Accept Payment


Plastiq has revolutionized how its more than 1.5 million customers optimize working capital by providing an all-in-one solution that enables them to pay or accept payment for anything with cash or a credit card, even where credit cards or digital payments are not accepted.

Five Content Marketing Tips For Seasonal Sales Campaigns

YFS Magazine

From New Year's and Labor Day to Christmas, Boxing Day, and beyond, holidays are the busiest times of the year for marketers. Grow Marketing & Sales content marketing holiday marketing marketing

Emerging Strategies to Grow Your Business at a Fast Pace

The Startup Magazine

Starting your own business is a daunting task. What is even more daunting is trying to expand it. Businesses cost substantial capital and labor to initiate. Business owners are interested in generating momentum as fast as they can.

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How Blogging Could Strengthen Your Company This Year


Business improvement is probably one of your overarching goals. However, when your main intention is to make your company stronger, it’s not always easy to decide how to do that. Should you invest in better customer service, increase your product assortment, or hire people with more expertise?

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What does this make possible?

Eric Friedman

I have been a fan of Rob Wilk since we first worked together years ago. I even wrote an incredible idea he shared with me back then called the “ no update update ” which I use all the time. Today Rob is building something very special inside Microsoft and Bing.

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How to Build an Omnichannel Marketing Strategy on a Limited Budget

Up and Running

Consumer preferences are increasingly shifting toward shopping online. In a recent Salesforce report, researchers found digital sales in the United States rose 36% in December 2020.

How to Use Big Data to Improve SEO

The Startup Magazine

Big data is any data set that is too large to process using your usual Excel spreadsheet or text processor methods. Instead, you require parallel software running on multiple servers to handle big data. We always interact with big data whether we are aware or not.

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Is There An App For Proofreading?


Looking for an app for proofreading? Software like ProWritingAid and Grammarly can reduce the number of mistakes that slip through the final proofreading pass. The post Is There An App For Proofreading? appeared first on Young Upstarts. Resources app

Winner Take All or Not

A Crowded Space

I’m talking to a lot of LPs these days. :) Some of the common questions I get when people are not that familiar with marketplaces is “Won’t Amazon just do this?” or “Is this a winner take all market?”

Monday Motivation: You Need DISCIPLINE And CONSISTENCY


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: Stay true to what you said you would do. Make your failure give birth to opportunities. Be consistent in your commitment. Dream and dream big.

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Digital Marketing and Its 6 Benefits for Businesses

The Startup Magazine

Do you know that the marketplace is becoming digital day by day because of the evolving technology?