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Load Management


I’m not a huge NBA fan, but I certainly appreciate the sport. From a business and growth perspective, there’s so much going on with the NBA that’s fascinating to me. And, this particular offseason with all the amazing free agents on the market makes for a dramatic scene. I am hooked. If you’ve been following this drama, one term that’s used often now is “load management.”

Cybersecurity Tips to Prep Your Startup for Growth

The Startup Magazine

So, you have taken the big step of starting up a business? The initiative is good, but it takes more than keeping a business afloat to succeed. And while your resources may be limited amidst a competitive market, scaling up is part of this deal.

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Email Testing: Going Beyond Open Rate and Click Rate


Email is one of the few marketing channels that spans the full funnel. You use email to raise awareness pre-conversion. To stay connected with content subscribers. To nurture leads to customers. To encourage repeat purchases or combat churn. To upsell existing customers.

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6 Ways To Help Others At Work And Still Save Yourself

Startup Professionals Musings

Don’t you wish you were better at saying “no” to all those extraneous requests for a bit of help at work?

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.

A Start-Up’s Digital Checklist


If you are starting out on a new venture, chances are you won’t have a website or digital platform from which to help propel your business forward. With everyone using the internet for research of all types, especially mobile that makes up over 50% of global searches.

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Control your own destiny when it comes to EOL of your packages

deal architect

A recent Rimini Street survey says that in spite of the announced 2025 end of life for core applications in SAP Business Suite 7 ERP product and older versions, "Of the IT leaders surveyed, two-thirds state they either have no. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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10 Keys To A Startup Surviving The First Five Years

Startup Professionals Musings

The “valley of death” is a common term in the startup world, referring to the difficulty of covering the negative cash flow in the early stages of a startup, before their new product or service is bringing in revenue from real customers.

The Importance Of Managing Your Brand Reputation From The First Day


by Binh An Nguyen, Founder & CEO of Market Ease Business Promotions. The importance of reputation should never be underestimated in business. In today’s digital world, negative feedback can quickly go viral, leading to potential disaster for even the biggest brands.

SAP Nation 3.0:  Excerpt Chapter 11 - X’s and O’s

deal architect

I excerpt 10% from every book in a series of blog posts. I posted several on SAP Nation 3.0 in April, then took a break after the Sapphire event. Over the next week I will excerpt the final batches. SAP Nation, the book


Five year record for Israeli exits in the first half of 2019

VC Cafe

According to a new report by IVC Research Centre and law firm Meitar, Israeli exits in the first half of 2019 (H1 2019) reached a record of $14.48 billion ($7.58 billion excluding $6.9 billion. This is a content summary only.

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7 Tips For Entrepreneurs Seeking A Balanced Lifestyle

Startup Professionals Musings

I know some entrepreneurs with successful businesses, and others who seem to have a great relationship with their family, but I can’t think of many who have both. Some people would argue that these two successes are mutually exclusive, but I’m not convinced.

3 Mistakes To Avoid When Working Remotely


by Kady Sandel, founder of MELD Coworking. With the advent of email, smartphones, and an ever-connected digital world, many companies are allowing their employees to work from home.

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30 Budget-Friendly Marketing Tactics for First-Time Entrepreneurs

YFS Magazine

Marketing doesn't need to cost a fortune to be effective. Use thesed simple tactics to attract new customers and grow your business. Grow Marketing & Sales marketing marketing strategy

When Technologists Use Their Powers For Good

Feld Thoughts

Xiao Wang , the founder, and CEO of Boundless , recently gave a speech at the 2019 convocation of UW’s Information School. It was 15 minutes long and I thought it was extraordinary. Xiao – nice job weaving in a Mary Oliver quote at the end.

6 Elements of Customer Psychology Drive Buy Decisions

Startup Professionals Musings

Many entrepreneurs think that adapting to the new technologies, like smart phones and Internet commerce, are the key to attracting new customers. In fact, businesses need to adapt even more completely to the changes in the buying and social behavior of consumers.

Understanding Pro Forma Financial Statements


A typical financial statement is based on past transactions that actually happened and the details are well documented, and a pro forma financial statement is a particular set that is typically based on certain projections and assumptions.

28 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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How to Create a High-Performing Analytics Team


Every company dreams about creating high-performing teams. For us at OWOX , that dream centered on our analytics department, which included 12 specialists—junior analysts, mid-level analysts, senior analysts, and QA specialists.

10 Ways To Make Your Business Memorable With A Story

Startup Professionals Musings

The entrepreneur’s challenge is to effectively communicate their value proposition, not only to customers, but also to vendors, partners, investors, and their own team. Especially for technical founders, this is normally all about presenting impressive facts. But in reality facts only go so far.

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Why SEO Is Essential For Your Small Business


The idea of starting a business is exciting. However, there is usually a lot to do. For one, you need to identify a source of capital to fund your idea. Luckily for you, there are lenders like Thinking Capital who are always ready to finance lucrative ideas.

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Argentina is Stepping-Up as a Country of Web Developers


As high streets across the world look to streamline, and businesses transform physical shops to online stores, being able to make the digital jump is crucial.

How to Do a Competitive Analysis: A Step-by-Step Guide


“Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” ” —Napoleon Bonaparte. When your competitors make mistakes, it makes winning so much easier. But what if it’s you who is making a mistake, while your competitors are off to the races?

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The Truth About Investor Updates


The topic of “investor updates” has been debated frequently. Most folks who are not close to early-stage startups and new company formation would be surprised to discover that a high number of companies, after receiving funding from individuals or institutions, do not send updates to their investors. Contrast that with a fund manager, who is often required to issue quarterly capital account statements usually paired with a cover note and updates on specific companies.

The Seven Layers Of Brand And How They Fuel Your Business 


by Lindsay Pedersen, author of “ Forging An Ironclad Brand: A Leader’s Guide “ We all use the word “brand” as though everyone else’s understanding of it were the same as ours. Yet chances are it’s not. Logo is part of brand. TV and social media are parts of brand.

30 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.

18 Resources to Help Grow Your SaaS Startup

Up and Running

This article is part of our SaaS Business Startup Guide —a list of articles to help you plan, start, and grow your SaaS business! You probably already know that there are plenty of resources out there to help you grow and scale your SaaS startup.

Two Simple Questions When Considering A Career In VC


There are countless posts on what one should consider when considering a career in VC. The reality today is that, as technology proliferates into all sectors and geographies, venture itself has grown in lockstep with the size of the opportunity. As the economy is now driven by technology, many folks are interested in venture — which I will admit, if you love it, is an incredible role with a fantastic business model (if things work out).

Why Should You Invest In Custom Boxes For Your Company


A lot of businesses have already shifted to packaging their products and promoting them using custom boxes.

Monday Motivation: EXCUSES ARE LIES – Motivational Video


This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off on the right foot. Accept that all your excuses are lies. You don’t have time is a lie. The excuse doesn’t stop if you don’t make it stop.

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Funding for Women-Owned Businesses

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Female entrepreneurship has been on a steady rise in the United States, with the number of women-owned businesses nearly doubling between 1997 and 2017. Today, almost 40 percent of the nation’s privately held companies are owned by women, and women launch an average of 1,000 businesses per day.

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5 Things You Should Do With Consumer Data

Up and Running

The more you can learn about your customers, the better equipped you are to sell to them and build a positive relationship. However, gathering consumer data is only one part of the equation. What matters the most is how you use the information you collect.

The Incredible Benefits Of Starting Your Own Home Business


Once the internet became easily available to the mass public, the formation of home businesses exploded. People started to realize that it was possible to earn a living doing something they enjoyed, right from their own homes.

Smart hacks for recruiting on social media

NZ Entrepreneur

If you’re responsible for finding and hiring people to grow your team or your business, your thoughts have probably wandered towards recruiting on social media, especially when the job boards aren’t producing the right needles from the haystack. Social media is all pervasive.

Q2 2019 Summary: Portfolio News and Activities

Version One Ventures

Happy Canada Day to our friends and colleagues north of the border, and Happy Fourth of July to those of you south of the border. We hope everyone is having a great start to summer. Here’s a quick recap of the key activities and announcements from this past quarter. . Welcome to the V1 family! We welcomed Dolly (same -day retail delivery service) to our portfolio, after participating in a $7.5m Series A round , alongside Unlock Ventures Partners and Maveron.

Established or New  —  A Business Must Market Itself

The Startup Magazine

You have a great product or exceptional service to provide but are unclear about how to gain exposure for your new business. Many new businesses suffer the same fate; they remain stagnant for years with little growth.

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Be Shareable


by Tim Staples and Josh Young, co-authors of “ Break Through the Noise: The Nine Rules to Capture Global Attention “ I’d blown it. I was standing outside a hotel suite in the middle of winter in Madrid and sweat was pouring down my face.

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