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Almost Always Any Decision Is Better Than No Decision

Startup Professionals Musings

Every so often a promising entrepreneur seems to freeze in the oncoming headlights and gets run over by his competition. Why is it that his idea which seemed so fundable only months ago fails to attract investors today? The team is the same. The company's market is the same.

Analyst Cam: Infor Vertical Strategy

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. This time it is Soma Somasundaram, Chief Technology Officer and President of Products at Infor.


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5 Steps For Recession Readiness For Small Businesses


If a small business is prepared for the difficulties it will face in a recession, it can manage to survive it and benefit from the post-recession boom. The post 5 Steps For Recession Readiness For Small Businesses appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Down Rounds: Deal With Reality

Feld Thoughts

Connie Loizos is one of the long-time tech industry writers who I respect. I don’t respond to many interview requests these days, but I’ll always talk to her. She has a good article today in TechCrunch titled Embrace the down round (it’s going to be okay, maybe). I like the quote she pulled out of me in our conversation.

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 Traits Of The Most Highly Creative Startup Founders

Startup Professionals Musings

An entrepreneur is literally “one who creates a new business.” The best new businesses are ones that have never been done before, so mastering creativity and recognizing creativity are key skills and mindsets. But how does one recognize and nurture creativity in a person or team?

The Accomplishments of Entrepreneur, Justin Halladay

The Startup Magazine

Justin Halladay is an inspirational entrepreneur from New Jersey. During his over 15 years of experience, he has worked for a variety of companies in multiple states and founded several of his own businesses.

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Summer Is Here

Feld Thoughts

About a year ago, I decided to take a summer vacation from blogging. I didn’t feel like blogging when summer ended, so I extended my blogging vacation indefinitely. I figured I’d wake up one day and feel like blogging again or not. That summer vacation (from blogging) lasted a year. Initially, I was working on a new book that I got bored of midway through the summer. I put it on the shelf with several other partially completed books.

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5 Keys to Developing Trust and Leadership In A Crisis

Startup Professionals Musings

Every business leader expects to encounter one or more crises eventually. The challenge for each of you is to get it handled quickly and effectively, without losing the trust of constituents , as well as customers.

How to Deep Clean Your Business Office

The Startup Magazine

Deep cleaning your business office probably isn’t something you want to do… but it’s something you should do. Luckily, if done correctly, you won’t need to do a business office deep clean too often – once or twice a year should be fine. Tech Office.

4 Content Ideas To Keep Your Social Media Community Engaged


Here is a go-to guide for four types of content that promise to engage your audience, provide value, and get them excited about your brand on social media. The post 4 Content Ideas To Keep Your Social Media Community Engaged appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Ensuring Excellence


This has been a difficult article to write. That’s because there’s a very real risk of undermining what I would consider the most important message I try to advocate, which is the power and potential of empowered product teams. But nevertheless, I think this topic has largely been missing from my writing, and it’s too. The post Ensuring Excellence appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group. Product Leadership

10 Recommendations For Aspiring New Venture Investors

Startup Professionals Musings

Investing in entrepreneurs and startups is a fun but different world from investing in conventional stocks, bonds, and commodities. First of all, it’s more of an investment in people than in a business, since the startup is usually an idea barely half-baked when they need your money.

Private Practice Growth: Dr. Frank Marghella – Combining Weight Loss & Chiropractic Care

The Startup Magazine

Some chiropractors have gone further than offering the standard treatments for necks and backs, and are now looking at other areas where they can help their patients. One interesting combination is that of weight loss, and chiropractic care together to build out an integrative practice.

4 Tips For Improving End-User Experience


When managing a business, you’ve likely already heard how the end-user experience is a top priority if you want your company to thrive. The post 4 Tips For Improving End-User Experience appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others user experience

30 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 are alive and continue to do great things while others only read about them.

8 Ways To Heighten Your Image As A Great Communicator

Startup Professionals Musings

In my work with entrepreneurs and business leaders, a common question I get is how to be a better communicator.

Five skills every aspiring entrepreneur needs in 2022

The Startup Magazine

Due to the rapidly changing business landscape, it has become crucial for business owners to upskill themselves. Also, it has become important for companies to embrace the latest technological developments to stay one step ahead of their competitors.

5 Essential Branding And Design Tips For Your Company’s Event 


Is your company planning to throw a big event? Valentina Fonseca Krug shares some tips for event design and branding for your next event. The post 5 Essential Branding And Design Tips For Your Company’s Event appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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6 Differences Between Single-Use and Standing Plans Explained

Up and Running

A plan is a detailed course of action proposing a decision, intention, or set of steps required to achieve a particular goal. For a business owner, this strategic direction is captured by your business plan.

Community Building: Go From Lending to Interest-Free Giving

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine Develop and grow social financial safety nets that share money as gifts rather than loans to create inclusive economic growth. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Finance recommended

Novice Entrepreneur’s Guide to Start a Business

The Startup Magazine

Among the most exciting and gratifying experiences you can have, is to start a business. But, where do you begin? There are many different ways to start a business but consider your business idea, the time you will invest, and the money you want to invest before making any decisions.

The 5 Stages Of Video Production Explained


Staying true to each of the five stages of video production is vital if you wish to end up with a quality finished video. The post The 5 Stages Of Video Production Explained appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others video production

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Take Five – how shut are the venture markets right now?

VC Cafe

Sharing five links that caught my attention this week as we all deal with information overload. The market correction has come for series A and seed startups.

Investing In A Business Coach: Is It Worth It?

Our Own Start-up

Business coaching for senior and top management is something most companies are doing. But there has always been a question about its worthiness. The post Investing In A Business Coach: Is It Worth It? first appeared on Our Own Startup.

Seven New and Unique Business Ideas for Budding Entrepreneurs

The Startup Magazine

With new challenges, the landscape of businesses and startups has also shifted towards the latest approaches. Most people don’t know where to take the first step and blame the limited investments for the failure.

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Four Simple Ways The Images On Your Website and Social Media Can Contribute to Your Brand 


Here’s a detailed look at four ways in which the images you use on your website and social media channels can contribute to your brand. The post Four Simple Ways The Images On Your Website and Social Media Can Contribute to Your Brand appeared first on Young Upstarts.



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: Remember who you were before the world told you who you should be. Take ownership for your life. This is your time, own it.

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4 Ways to gain attention from VCs

Our Own Start-up

An entrepreneur should build a strong case first by getting to know someone from the company and then approaching the VC in their area of interest. The post 4 Ways to gain attention from VCs first appeared on Our Own Startup.

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How Companies Can Claim R&D Tax Credits Software Benefits

The Startup Magazine

Software companies have changed the landscape of how businesses in different industries operate by creating products that increase efficiency and productivity.

5 Common Holds You Can Get On Your Debit Card


There are a variety of holds that can be placed on your debit card, but the most common ones are for gas pumps, ATMs, and card purchases. The post 5 Common Holds You Can Get On Your Debit Card appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others debit card money matters personal finance

5 tips for communicating and collaborating effectively when remote working

NZ Entrepreneur

The landscape businesses operate in has been permanently altered after two years of remote working due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies big and small are moving towards hybrid models that will continue to permit a portion of the work week to be done from home.

Headlines from the Future

Start Up Blog

For your reading pleasure, I’ve included 10 headlines from the Future. While they seem unrealistic, they are all based on current and historical exponential improvements in these technologies. Every single one is a predicted reality – by scientists who work in these fields. Under each I’ve put a link or a little description for context as to why these headlines aren’t mere science fiction. Enjoy.

Tungsten Carbide Applications that People Must Know

The Startup Magazine

Several metal compounds are widely utilized for diverse applications worldwide, but none has the unique characteristics of tungsten carbide. Combining the elements carbon and tungsten produces an alloy that is heat, corrosion, scratch, and pit resistant.

5 Ways To Boost Your Startup’s Business Performance


Running a startup? Here are five tips on how to outperform the competition and boost your business performance. The post 5 Ways To Boost Your Startup’s Business Performance appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business advice business performance startup advice

Protect your small business from cyberthreats with these simple interventions

NZ Entrepreneur

The last couple of years have accelerated the digital transformation of many businesses. Pandemic restrictions forced us to think creatively, be more innovative and, in many cases, digital adoption has played a big role in that.

15,000 Tech Workers Have Been Let Go In May. Were You One of Them?

Hunter Walk

The Things to Know When You Lose Your Job In A Downturn. RIF aka reduction in force. Sounds like a Magic: The Gathering card but it’s actually a polite way of saying you’re being laid off. And with the tech valuation reckoning underway, if you’ve been RIF’ed you’re not alone.