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On Funding?—?The Denominator Effect

Both Sides of the Table

On Funding?—?The The Denominator Effect I recently wrote a post about funding for investors to think about having a diversified portfolio , which I called “shots on goal.”

9 Key Issues That Can Support Your Breakthrough Ideas

Startup Professionals Musings

The entrepreneurs I see are always talking about “disruptive innovation” ideas, but the plans I read are more often linear extensions of a current hot offering, like one more social network with the best of Facebook and Twitter, one more dating site dimension, or another “must-have” accessory for smartphones.


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The Timeline of Next

deal architect

A few weeks ago, Cognizant invited a few of us to look at the future of world over the next few years. We considered trends that were already in motion and were accelerated by what happened over the last year


3 Tips For Optimizing Your Workflow


Experiment with different technologies and a variety of habits. Find what suits your needs and those of your business to improve workflow. The post 3 Tips For Optimizing Your Workflow appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business workflow

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.

On Funding?—?Shots on Goal

Both Sides of the Table

On Funding?—?Shots

8 Personal Attributes Mitigate Startup Funding Risks

Startup Professionals Musings

In the eyes of investors like me, to be an entrepreneur, it’s not enough to create an innovative solution – you need to convince me that you can build a profitable business.

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Why Scaling A Company Entirely Of Freelancers Can Be Good For Your Business


Though many employers remain averse to hiring freelancers due to the potential risks of non-commitment and missed deadlines, Ginni Saraswati of Ginni Media believes the risks are far outweighed by the potential benefits.

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Content Strategy and PR Prep for More Free Time

Rembrandt Communications

Are you ready to have fun this summer? Summer is here, and that means more fun in the sun with friends and family members… unless you get stuck working long hours in front of your computer.

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7 Ways Of Using An Immigrant Culture In Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

As a long-time advisor to new entrepreneurs here in the USA, I’ve long been impressed with the number that come here from other countries, and the positive traits that most of these seem to bring with them.

Analyst Cam: Sapphire Now - Industries perspective,  Part 1

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. SAP's annual event - Sapphire Now - is usually about drinking from a fire hose. Cloud Computing, SaaS Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

Want To Deliver A Great Customer Experience? Give Your Employees A Voice


An engaged employee will go the extra mile because they understand how their actions make a positive difference for customers and colleagues. The post Want To Deliver A Great Customer Experience? Give Your Employees A Voice appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Introducing Peerbagh Stories


We are so proud to introduce our latest Children’s book and storytelling imprint, Peerbagh Stories. For this mega project, we are partnering with Millennium India Education Foundation , Delhi, and storytellers from India, Canada, and the United States.

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7 Ways To Raise Your Visibility As A Business Leader

Startup Professionals Musings

By definition, all of you entrepreneurs are leaders, by taking the initiative to start a new company. Yet I have learned over the years as a startup advisor that all business leaders are not the same.

Long live long-form content

deal architect

I have just finished work on my eighth book. Correction - it’s NOT my book. I have narrated it for a visionary tech CEO and his incredibly innovative team. We interviewed over 50 of their customers, partners, executives and industry. Industry Commentary

Call Center Software Pricing: Everything You Need To Know


Adding a call center into your business is an extraordinary method to handle approaching calls from clients and prospects. Here's a look at the various aspects of call center software and their pricing.

How to Win the War for Talent in the Gig Economy

YFS Magazine

Young employees crave freedom, flexibility, and work-life integration. Provide these benefits and your company will thrive in the long run. Grow Human Capital gig economy HR human capital human resources workplace trends

6 New Venture Realities To Target Your Funding Effort

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs who require funding for their startup have long counted on self-accredited high net worth individuals (“angels”) to fill their needs, after friends and family, and before they qualify for institutional investments (“VCs”).

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How to start a business without quitting your day job

NZ Entrepreneur

I was talking with a good friend of mine about how he would love to be able to go into business for himself. This is someone I have known for over 20 years. We went to school and university together and he is one of the smartest, hard-working and nicest guys I know.

Keeping Finances Healthy While Scaling Your Business: 5 Tips For Success


Proper and effective management of the cash flow of your business can be a challenging task. Here are some tips to manage your finances while scaling your business. The post Keeping Finances Healthy While Scaling Your Business: 5 Tips For Success appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Risk Identification: How Business Owners Can Build Operational Resilience

YFS Magazine

The practice of risk management is an essential part of running a long-term successful business. Grow Operations business operations recommended risk management risk management software

Getting Over Imposter Syndrome When Building Your Public Profile

This is going to be BIG.

A lot of people have furthered their career by “putting themselves out there”—creating blogs, newsletters, participating on Twitter, doing podcasts, etc. It’s a way that many have created connections for themselves and shown off their insights.

21 Unique Selling Proposition Examples (and Why they Work)


Your unique selling proposition (USP) is what separates you from the competition. For customers, it’s a reason to trust and choose you ahead of someone else. For you, it’s the linchpin that powers your sales and marketing efforts. But what does a USP look like?

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7 Tips For Young Entrepreneurs


Looking to start your own business? Here are some useful tips to help young entrepreneurs turn their ideas into successful enterprises. The post 7 Tips For Young Entrepreneurs appeared first on Young Upstarts. Advice For The Young At Heart business advice entrepreneur advice startup advice

Marketing In Today’s Inflationary Environment: What SMBs Need To Know

YFS Magazine

Build a solid go-to-market plan based on insights and the economic condition of the markets in which you compete. Economy Grow Marketing & Sales economy marketing marketing strategy small business trends trends

7 Tips on Recruiting Top Talent to Your StartUp

The Startup Magazine

Finding top talent is not easy, but it doesn’t have to be difficult either. Discovering the top talent in your industry and recruiting top talent to your startup can mean big success in your business. Source: Pixabay.

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The Ultimate Content Planning Workshop

Duct Tape Marketing

The Ultimate Content Planning Workshop written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch.

Reasons Why Outsourcing Mobile App Development Is A Good Idea


Looking to build a powerful app? Consider outsourcing mobile app development and help bring your idea into life. The post Reasons Why Outsourcing Mobile App Development Is A Good Idea appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others app development mobile app outsourcing

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Monday Motivation: I Am What I Choose to Become (Epic Motivation)


This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off inspired to become great. Here are some takeaways from the video: Respond to challenges in a more positive light. Your life is the outcome of your choices. Make better decisions. Pick a road of integrity.

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5 Characteristics Of Successful User Interfaces 

The Startup Magazine

A successful user interface must accomplish a lot and still go almost unnoticed by the end-user. The best user interfaces guide end-users seamlessly to the functions they need. That puts a heavy burden on the UX designer. .

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June 2021 Venture Growth Funding Recap

Growthink Blog

Growthink Capital Research tracked $12.1 billion in new venture funding in June 2021, up from the $10.9 billion in funding tracked in May. The month’s biggest funding event belonged to Waymo which raised $2.5 billion.

Is Opening Gold IRA Account A Great Idea?


A gold IRA is a good option for people who want to diversify their portfolio but are not familiar with investing in gold. The post Is Opening Gold IRA Account A Great Idea? appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others gold IRA investing

21 Entrepreneurs Reveal The Leaders They Look Up To


In our societies and business, there’re leaders who have demonstrated exceptionalities personalities and traits. Some of them alive and who continue to do great things while others we only read about them.

5 Incidents When Should You Talk To A Financial Advisor?

The Startup Magazine

Are you a financial expert? You may be able to figure out all your financial issues if you are. However, there is no need to worry even if you are not. You can contact a financial advisor and have them plan out your next few moves when you are caught up in a fix. Let us look at 5 Incidents.

Calling Financial Innovators

VC Adventure

The Kauffman Foundation published an article last week that my New Builders co-author, Elizabeth MacBride, and I wrote about the inspiration for writing the book and – related – about how our systems of finance and support need to evolve to meet the needs of today’s entrepreneurs.

3 Rules To Successfully Grow Your Business Brand


If you’ve got a technology product with cutting-edge solutions, follow these three critical rules to grow your business brand an achieve success. . The post 3 Rules To Successfully Grow Your Business Brand appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others branding business advice

How to Create Employee Development Plans That Work

Up and Running

On average, employees change jobs every four years. Some are unhappy with the work conditions. Others feel like they’ve reached their full potential in that company. And of course, there are the ones that are eager for a change, feeling overwhelmed by doing the same things over and over again.