Sat.Apr 18, 2020 - Fri.Apr 24, 2020

Announcing NextView’s Everyday Economy Accelerator

View from Seed

We at NextView Ventures are sensitive to the challenges which all startups face during these times brought upon us by the current Coronavirus crisis. As we have discussed elsewhere, the world of early stage investing is shifting from FOMO ( F ear O f M issing O ut) to FOLD (Fear Of Looking Dumb).

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10 Keys To Enabling Your Startup For Unicorn Growth

Startup Professionals Musings

Investors will tell you that they love to put money into startups that are scalable, and ready to become the next unicorn. But what does that really mean? Simply stated, it means that your business has the potential to multiply revenue with minimal incremental cost.

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Retail 4.0 – Tips If Your Retail Business Is Struggling

YoungUpstarts

It’s true that right now is a tough time to be in the retail industry. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, most of the United States is in a lockdown and many businesses have had to close.

My Thoughts on the Current Market: on 20-Minute VC

Both Sides of the Table

Several years ago I made an appearance in a burgeoning new podcast called “20 Minute VC,” which by now needs no introduction. Harry was gracious enough to invite me back so this past week we recorded an episode discussing the current market environment.

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.

Entrepreneurs Are More Important Than Ever

Feld Thoughts

A wave of entrepreneurship around the world was unleashed coming out of the Global Financial crisis in 2010. Today, entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship are more important than ever.

10 Stumbling Blocks To Innovative Business Thinking

Startup Professionals Musings

Successful entrepreneurs are the ones who think the most creatively, not only in their initial product or service, but more importantly all through the stages of growth from startup to maturity.

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28 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Hearpreneur

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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Names Matter: Exposure Alerting vs. Digital Contact Tracing

Feld Thoughts

Most people, unless you work either for government or an infectious disease “organization” (non-profit, hospital, health care system) probably had not heard the phrase “contact tracing” until a month or so ago.

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5 Keys to Results in the Current Marketing Revolution

Startup Professionals Musings

Most small businesses I advise still rely on traditional advertising models, assuming they can create enough media “noise” to get customers attention and sway them.

Keep Your Business Healthy During The Coronavirus Crisis

YoungUpstarts

by Art Saxby, CEO, Founder and Principal of Chief Outsiders.

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PPP Funding Fail: 80 Percent Of Applicants Are Still Waiting For Assistance

YFS Magazine

As corporations drained the Payment Protection Program (PPP) dry, many small businesses who desperately needed funding are left behind. Economy economy pandemic paycheck protection program

Extending and Expanding Aid – Some Policy Ideas

VC Adventure

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10 Keys To Being A Thought Leader Across Social Media

Startup Professionals Musings

Successful entrepreneurs often start with a “random” idea, but they quickly focus their efforts and follow a “system” to organize their startup and maximize the clout of their activities.

Technical Signs Of A Well-Managed Business

YoungUpstarts

Modern businesses rely on technology to support their operations. Recent studies concluded that over 80% of business-related information and other resources are now stored in the cloud.

5 Reasons To Give Your Brand A Refresh During COVID-19 Closures

YFS Magazine

Millions of companies around the nation are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There are many things business owners could do during this time. Branding Grow branding pandemic slow business periods

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10 lessons from Syte on building an inside sales machine to survive the crisis [guest post]

VC Cafe

By Lihi Pinto-Fryman, co-founder and CRO and Gal Aga, VP of Sales at Syte.ai , a visual search startup and Remagine Ventures portfolio company. Working from home, banning travel, and limiting the movement of people.

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9 Strategies To Promote Your Image As A Communicator

Startup Professionals Musings

Every business professional and entrepreneur believes they are good communicators, but how do they know? It’s really the perception of the recipients that counts, and poor communicators are almost always poor listeners, so they don’t hear the shortcomings.

Law Basics: When Do You Need The Help Of A Trademark Attorney?

YoungUpstarts

A registered trademark can increase the offline and online visibility and presence of your business. At the same time, establishing your trademark in your market niche can increase your sales volume and improve your profit margin.

The Rise of Empathy in Digital Marketing

YFS Magazine

During this time of fear and uncertainty, it's time to connect on a deeper level and demonstrate that you understand and care about your customers. Grow Marketing & Sales content marketing digital marketing empathetic entrepreneurship marketing pandemic

Founder Interview: Michel Ruiz on Augmented Reality and Building the KaviAR Tech Startup

The Startup Magazine

Here’s more from The Startup Magazine Founder Interview series. We interviewed Michel Ruiz, CEO and co-founder of KaviAR Tech , an augmented reality software startup headquartered in Paris.

Give a Great Startup Founder and Entrepreneur Media Interview

ReadWriteStart

It’s always on the checklist for a business and startup founder — get media attention.

These 3 People Can Ruin Your Business Or Help It Flourish

YoungUpstarts

by Domenic Aversa , author of “ Corporate Undertaker: Business Lessons from the Dead and Dying ”. I have worked with hundreds and hundreds of companies on the brink, and here’s what I’ve learned: weak companies have weak advisors.

Out of the Crisis

Startup Lessons Learned

Over the past few weeks, I have recorded a series of conversations with people leading the way out of this mess. They range from prominent CEOs and investors to scientists and builders. Many of them I have had the privilege of working directly with on relief efforts, and their example is what has kept me going in dark times - and inspired me to take action. I wanted to share the conversations with you, in the hopes that you will do the same.

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In The COVID-19 Era, Digital Technology Will Call The Shots

YFS Magazine

Large economic potential is linked to digitization—and much of it yet to be captured. Grow Technology digital economy digital trends pandemic recommended technology

How To Pick The Translation Service Your Startup Needs

The Startup Magazine

According to the US Small Business Administration, startups and small businesses numbered around 30.2 million in the United States in 2018. That number accounts for about 90% of the total number of businesses in the United States.

How To Start A Dog Boarding Business: A Step-By-Step Guide

YoungUpstarts

Did you know that Americans spent about $95 billion on their pets last year? Pets have become a part of our families and we spoil them and treat them like kids, sometimes even better. This is a great opportunity to take advantage of this and start a dog boarding business.

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What Lessons Will Our Children Learn From COVID19. And Will They Be Useful Ones?

Hunter Walker

I’ve mostly resisted the online tech conversations around “COVID will change [X] forever,” although I do especially love the ones which are basically tells for the individual’s true id (“i think post-COVID, polyamory is going to be really popular”). BUT I have dived deeply into the parenting conversations around “what is this doing to our kids?” ” Obviously – as with all things with child-rearing – there’s no consensus.

BTC + DeFi = FTW

Version One Ventures

I recently shared some thoughts about DeFi in light of recent market turmoil.

How To Start A Business The Right Way

The Startup Magazine

Launching a new business is always going to be a precarious experience. If you make one wrong move, then it can end up sinking your business and putting an abrupt end to your dreams as an entrepreneur.

How To Choose The Right Bitcoin Trading Platform: 5 Things You Need To Check

YoungUpstarts

Selecting the right Bitcoin Trading Platform or Cryptocurrency Exchange can be a challenging task. If you select the right one, you can ensure some handsome returns on your investments. If you choose the wrong one, you stand the risk of losing your money and peace of mind.

Making Elections Resilient Against Pandemics

David Cohen

Conversation: Making Elections Resilient Against Pandemics. COVID-19 is impacting everything — even elections. I’ve always been genuinely puzzled why so many people are against online and mobile voting.

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Three Steps to Survival

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Sadly, many small businesses will fail over the coming weeks. To increase their company’s chance of survival, there are three critical steps that small business owners must take. Continue to Slow Down the Outflow The first step is to continue to find ways to slow down the outflow of cash.

Post Covid Possibilities – COVID-19 series

Start Up Blog

At time like these no one has all the answers as to what’s next. What is useful however, is asking a lot of questions. The art of scenario planning and being ready for a number of plausible trajectories and future realities. So I’ve bunched them into the of categories Data, The Economy, Work and Society. So here it is – Post Covid Possibilities from the Sammatron. Consider, discuss and debate.

4 Vital Tips To Become A Successful Real Estate Agent

YoungUpstarts

Real estate is one of the most unpredictable businesses in the world, but, despite its volatility, many investors spend their invaluable capital in real estate because of the potential profits it can generate.

What Happens to You When Your Startup Fails?

The Startup Magazine

No one likes to imagine failure, but if you’re in the startup game, startup failure a possibility you have to contend with. In fact, nine out of ten startups will fail , and there are plenty of reasons they do. Starting your own company is a whirlwind.

Need a Win, Like, Now? Here’s What to Do.

ConversionXL

What happens when a marketing generalist asks a team of CRO experts for ideas on “low-hanging fruit” or “quick wins”? My humbling aside, the CXL Agency team did indulge my request—to a degree. Many conversion optimization efforts fall toward one end of the time-to-value and time-to-implement axes.