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6 Entrepreneurship Advantages For Seniors In Business

Startup Professionals Musings

A popular myth that most of you probably believe is that startups are only for the younger generations. In fact, I see more and more evidence that new entrepreneurs are coming from the older age groups (age 45-64), and success rates move up with age.

New Normal: A conversation with Paul Greenberg and Brent Leary on Sports

deal architect

I have been doing video interviews with a number of CIOs, software executives and practitioners about acrobatics they have been seeing in various vertical sectors during the COVID-19 crisis and the "New normal" they can expect as the economy wakes.

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Rising out of the Crisis: Where to Find New Markets and Customers

Steve Blank

The pandemic has upended the business models of most startups and existing companies. As the economy reopens companies are finding that customers may have disappeared or that their spending behavior has changed. Suppliers are going out of business or requiring cash-up-front terms.

Be Like Water – A Guiding Principle for Consumer Product

View from Seed

“Be formless, shapeless, like water.” – Bruce Lee. I was on a pitch video call the other day when the founder asked me what the guiding principle for product was at Blue Apron when I was leading the team there, and my response was that consumer product experience should be like water.

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.

5 Stages Of The Market Lifecycle Gate Startup Success

Startup Professionals Musings

As a frequent advisor to new entrepreneurs and startups, I often hear your frustration with being treated differently from other startups by investors, on expectations for valuation , traction, and market size.

New Normal: A conversation with Grant Halloran of Planful

deal architect

I have been doing video interviews with a number of CIOs, software executives and practitioners about acrobatics they have been seeing in various vertical sectors during the COVID-19 crisis and the "New normal" they can expect as the economy wakes.

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Why We Invested in Jumbo

View from Seed

After operating quietly for the past year, our portfolio company Jumbo made a couple big announcements yesterday, including the launch of Jumbo 2 as well as their $8M series A financing led by Balderton Capital.

10 Key Business Plan Elements Not In A Product Spec

Startup Professionals Musings

As an advisor to new hardware entrepreneurs, I often hear the myth that a business plan is no longer required to find an investor, if your idea is good enough. You may have heard that venture capitalists in Silicon Valley no longer read business plans.

New Normal: A conversation with Jason Blessing of Model N

deal architect

I have been doing video interviews with a number of CIOs, software executives and practitioners about acrobatics they have been seeing in various vertical sectors during the COVID-19 crisis and the "New normal" they can expect as the economy wakes.

Humans Just Don’t Understand Complex Systems

Feld Thoughts

A major incident has been declared in Bournemouth as crowds flock to the beach. Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images. My first reaction to this photo was “you’ve got to be f **g kidding me.”

How To Boost Your Business Using YouTube In 2020

YoungUpstarts

Youtube is one of the most popular platforms for promoting your business. More than 73% of U.S adults spend billions of hours watching YouTube content every day. Making your business reach such a huge audience will be a game-changer for your business.

7 Startup Leadership Keys To Ramp Up Team Commitment

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs need to be effective team leaders, since no one can transform an idea into a product and a business without some help. Unfortunately many founders I work with as a mentor are experts on the technical side, but have no insight into leading a team.

Work Boldly!

deal architect

Even though I call myself a glass half-full optimist, like everyone, I have mood swings during this wild phase. I had a roller coaster of a day yesterday, but did two calls in the evening and went to sleep very. Future of Work New Normal COVID-19

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The Valence Funding Network: Connecting Black Talent with Capital

Feld Thoughts

If you are a venture capitalist, I strongly encourage you to join the Valence Funding Network to provide Black founders with direct access to VCs. I’ve joined along with a number of my peers. Kobie Fuller at Upfront Ventures started Valence in the fall of 2019.

How A Law Firm Website Design Can Increase Your Leads

YoungUpstarts

A well-designed law firm website has the potential to attract new clients and establish your firm as a proficient in your area of law specialization. Good website design not only contains useful information but also highlights your values as a law firm and presents a professional image.

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5 Strategies For Balancing Revenue Versus User Growth

Startup Professionals Musings

Some analysts argue that revenue drives growth, while others say user growth drives revenue. Both have worked. Google reached $1B in revenue within five years of incorporation, and now has a market capitalization of over $1 trillion.

Remote Work in the Time of COVID-19

ReadWriteStart

The world has changed… Two months ago, if I told you that remote work would be the global norm by mid-April, you’d have thought I was hanging out with Elon Musk too much.

Misty Temperature Screening Assistant

Feld Thoughts

Misty Robotics’ goal is to create a robot platform (hardware and software) that any developer can use to build useful and immediately applicable robot applications. A number of early customers have started building solutions.

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How To Become A Reseller On Instagram

YoungUpstarts

From simply being storage for life’s memorable moments, Instagram has become a medium for business. Building your business on Instagram can be done even without spending a dime. Worry no more even when Instagram ads cost money.

Virtual worlds – then, now and next

VC Cafe

Virtual worlds are a fascinating topic for us at Remagine Ventures. Perhaps their appeal has to do with the escapism we all need during lockdown, or the ability to teleport ourselves to a different, utopian, virtual reality.

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10 Entrepreneur Podcasts Every Founder Should Listen To

ReadWriteStart

Podcasts are one of my favorite content mediums, and I know I’m not alone. Podcasts are inexpensive, typically free, they’re incredibly diverse, they’re usually updated on a daily or weekly basis, and you can listen to them while doing other things—like driving, doing chores, or exercising.

Announcing our investment in Opyn, a decentralized options marketplace

Version One Ventures

We are very excited to announce our investment in Opyn, a decentralized options marketplace. . If you invest in ETH (or just follow it), you’re used to prices going up and down. Opyn lets you protect your DeFi deposits and hedge ETH risk.

Remote Hiring For Success

YoungUpstarts

by Lesley Pyle, MSc., founder of HireMyMom.com . Without the luxury of a Human Resources department, many small business owners find themselves navigating the laborious task of hiring the right team members themselves.

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What do you need for a VC to properly evaluate a pitch?

This is going to be BIG.

One of the most difficult conversations I have with founders is when they haven’t quite given me enough of a story for me to make a proper evaluation. A VC’s default is “no”, so without enough information to be convincing, it’s going to wind up being a pass. If I wind up asking for more info, it might result in a founder feeling like they’re getting the runaround, given what the founder believes to be an obviously good idea.

Tel Aviv ranks 6th in global startup report

VC Cafe

I’m not a huge fan of ‘beauty contests’ of startup ecosystems, but it’s helpful to compare ecosystems to measure progress, especially for the smaller or up and coming hubs. And, I do like stats.

5 Practical Strategies To Keep Employees Safe On The Road

YFS Magazine

As a business owner with employees in the field, you’re responsible for their health, safety, and well-being while on the road. Grow Operations Uncategorized health and safety recommended safety and health laws vehicle fleet workplace safety

Guide To Improving Customer Communication – A 2020 Edition

YoungUpstarts

When running a business, there’s one element that is more important than any other: the customer. If you don’t have customers purchasing your products or services, your company will quickly cease to exist. It’s that simple.

Startup Focus: Safer Rideshares for Women, Families and Communities

The Startup Magazine

Today we focus on a startup making a impact on the safety of women and underserved communities with a safe rideshare application. The Startup Magazine welcomes the insights of Syed Gilani, CEO and Founder of Safr.

Join us for the inaugural Israeli media tech and esports conference online

VC Cafe

We ( Remagine Ventures ) and our friends at Fusion LA are happy to invite founders, investors and media experts to the inaugural Media and eSports Online Annual Conference.

These 5 startups are using yoga, meditation and wellness programmes to keep employees motivated during pandemic

Our Own Start-up

Startups are ensuring that employees do remain motivated throughout the lockdown and are not stressed because of the pandemic.

5 Tips Before Investing In SEO

YoungUpstarts

Should I invest in SEO as a startup? It’s a hard question to answer. Among all the areas in a CEO’s roles and other decision-makers that talks about investing in the SEO business. You always ask about stuff like; ”How to protect your revenue?” Or “How long does it take to get the results?”,

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5 Vendor Management Tips For Small Business Success

YFS Magazine

When you’re running a small business, strong relationships with suppliers can be crucial to your success. Grow Operations recommended suppliers supply chain vendors

Tailoring Your Marketing Strategy For The Age Of Artificial Intelligence

The Startup Magazine

Much like artificial intelligence, marketing for AI is still in its initial stages. We cannot deny the fact that it’s going to disrupt so many facets of life, including marketing strategy. It represents a shift in the manner that companies relate and utilize technology. Source: Pixabay.

Clover, Bengaluru start-up on its way to get food from greenhouses to our plates

Our Own Start-up

The ring of greenhouses clover supports, in Bangalore helps it handle the most basic issue of predictability and consistency of horticulture output to walk in pace with the urban consumer demand.

How To Properly Record Your Business’ Finances

YoungUpstarts

Keeping track of your business’ finances will help you manage them effectively. However, not all business owners have a knack with numbers. According to Preferred CFO, 82% of businesses fail due to a lack of cash flow management skills and poor financial management in general.

5 Practical Ways to Fund Your Tech Startup Today

YFS Magazine

If you have ambitions to launch your own successful tech startup, then funding your venture should be on the top of your list of priorities. Launch business finance raising startup capital recommended starting a business startup capital startup funding