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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.

Analyst Cam: Sapphire Now - Industries perspective,  Part 2

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.

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Introducing Peerbagh Stories

Brandanew

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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Reasons Why Outsourcing Mobile App Development Is A Good Idea

YoungUpstarts

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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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.

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

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5 Factors To Consider When Hiring A Car Accident Lawyer

YoungUpstarts

Taking the time to find the right lawyer to handle your car accident incident is the first step towards a successful claim. The post 5 Factors To Consider When Hiring A Car Accident Lawyer appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others car accident legal advice

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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.

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

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On Funding?—?Shots on Goal

Both Sides of the Table

On Funding?—?Shots

What Are The Most Important Questions About The Probate Process?

YoungUpstarts

Less than half of adults have created wills or living trusts. Chance are you are likely going to be subjected to the probate process. The post What Are The Most Important Questions About The Probate Process? appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others estate planning inheritance probate process

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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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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

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. .

What Is Route Optimization And Why Is It Important For Your Business?

YoungUpstarts

Tight delivery schedules, keeping items fresh, and customer expectations — learn how route optimization software could improve your operations. The post What Is Route Optimization And Why Is It Important For Your Business? appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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.

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 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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6 Cyber Security Tips For International Travelers

YoungUpstarts

Taking precautions for data security and privacy is one of the most important preparations for anyone planning an international trip. Ray Qin of SkyRoam shares some tips. The post 6 Cyber Security Tips For International Travelers appeared first on Young Upstarts.

21 Unique Selling Proposition Examples (and Why they Work)

ConversionXL

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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21 Entrepreneurs Reveal The Leaders They Look Up To

Hearpreneur

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.

Privacy, Authenticity, Engagement:  The Struggle for Virtuous Technology

The Startup Magazine

Everything has a cost. Most of us are ready to accept this in the physical world, but we tend to balk at paying for things online. So how does this work in the realm of technology and the ubiquitous “free” app offerings?

Call Center Software Pricing: Everything You Need To Know

YoungUpstarts

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.

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

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.

Understanding the Importance of SD-WAN in the Distributed Enterprise

The Startup Magazine

Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) technology is intended to redesign and optimize the corporate WAN. A clear understanding of how does SD-WAN work and its benefits and limitations is essential to organizations wanting to optimize with a new, more distributed network. How SD-WAN Works.

Three Must-Have Marketing Apps For Small Businesses

YoungUpstarts

If you’re a small business, then you need these three marketing apps and programs. They put the power of social media, online advertising, and reputation management in the palm of your hands. The post Three Must-Have Marketing Apps For Small Businesses appeared first on Young Upstarts.

10 Nonprofit Budget Best Practices for Sound Financial Management

Board Effect

What do nonprofit budget best practices have to say about whether your budget should be balanced or have an overage? Does your board have standards for how to manage a deficit or how long to let it stay on the books? Everyone has a different approach to how they manage money.

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.

Why an MBA can be hugely beneficial for budding entrepreneurs

The Startup Magazine

There are a great number of qualifications available to you within the business sphere, but perhaps the most well-known and prestigious of these is the MBA.

3 Tips For Optimizing Your Workflow

YoungUpstarts

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

Mike’s Likes, Black Magic Design, Books by Kerry Patterson and Taki Moore

Mike Michalowicz

?. What’s your role in your business? Aside from creating systems and writing books to support them, I’m a keynote speaker. And, not to be Captain Obvious here, but, keynotes are down a bit in the last year or so. While they are ramping up, there are some virtual options.

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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

How to Avoid Customer Miscommunication as Your Business Grows

The Startup Magazine

Communication is an integral part of human interaction. Every day we communicate through various forms of communication to share our opinions, emotions, or ideas.

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

YoungUpstarts

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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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.