Sat.Oct 24, 2020 - Fri.Oct 30, 2020

New Normal: A conversation with Jeremy Bloom of Integrate

deal architect

I have been doing video interviews with a number of C-level executives 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 up. Here is. New Normal COVID-19 Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

Technology, Innovation, and Modern War – Class 8 – AI – Chris Lynch and Nand Mulchandani

Steve Blank

We just held our eighth session of our new national security class Technology, Innovation and Modern War.

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5 Factors Which Define The Scope Of Your Competition

Startup Professionals Musings

As the business economy is expected to rebound from the pandemic, many entrepreneurs are thinking that life will soon get easier, and their opportunity can only grow.

Kara Nortman Was Just Promoted to Co-Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures. Here’s What it All Means

Both Sides of the Table

Today we’re announcing that my partner Kara Nortman is becoming Co-Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures and I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to welcome her to her new role.

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.

The Analyst Cam: Workday VIBE

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As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. Barbry McGann, Executive Director, Office of the HRO at Workday presented on their.

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Email Marketing As A Pillar For Enterprise Sales


From the time that I wake up, to the time that I lay on my bed and close my eyes at night, I go through dozens of emails on my phone. In today’s day and age, emails can be considered a powerful way to connect with people. Think about it. Do you even know anyone who does not have an email address?

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A Conversation With Dan Caruso About Gender Equity at the Boulder Country Club

Feld Thoughts

Brad : Hey, Dan. Like Cindy and you, Amy and I are Boulder Country Club members, but we play tennis, not golf. Is it true that only men can golf on Saturday mornings? Dan : Yes. Believe it or not, you must indeed be male to golf on Saturday mornings. There are a few exceptions.

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The Analyst Cam: Salesforce Industries Part 2

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. Salesforce recently had a Industries Summit where they showcased 12 "industry cloud" tracks.

10 Insensitive Words You Need To Stop Using Right Now


by May Habib, co-founder and CEO of Writer. Language carries with it an unusual power: a single word can heal or hurt. Words can create cultures of belonging or exclusion, and it’s important to know which words or phrases are which, especially if you value diversity (and you should).

9 Success Principles To Propel Your Next New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

Every aspiring entrepreneur I know is talking about the fact that there are over 2,000 billionaires in the world today, and how their innovative idea could make them one of the next ones.

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Coloradans – Activite Exposure Notification on Your iPhone/Android to Help Keep Colorado Safe from Covid

Feld Thoughts

We’ve learned many things in the last six months that help slow the spread of the Covid, such as social distancing, outdoor vs. indoor activity, and mask-wearing. We’ve also learned a lot about how to treat the disease.

Burning Platform: Software - Feast or Famine

deal architect

In episode 9 of the Burning Platform series, Brian Sommer and I talk about the inconsistency of software availability. Some categories have too many choices and specialists; on the other hand, many business functions, geographies and industries have hardly any.

From The Ground Up: Reasons To Rethink Your Entry-Level Hiring Strategy


by Pablo Listingart, Founder and Executive Director of ComIT. To begin again, to start anew, to have a fresh, blank slate — the corporate advantages of hiring entry level employees, strong professionals at their career beginnings, seem self-explanatory.

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5 Steps To A Winning Strategic Plan Execution Process

Startup Professionals Musings

In my years of advising business leaders, from entrepreneurs to enterprise executives, I often hear a passion for strategic change planning, but seldom see the same commitment to strategic execution.

16 Entrepreneurs Explain The Role of a Mentor in Their Business


Entrepreneurship and mentorships are often seen as going hand-in-hand. Business mentors are as old as the concept of entrepreneurs themselves. From Oprah and Maya Angelou to Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, famous mentorships have a powerful impact on the lives of entrepreneurs.

The Analyst Cam: Salesforce Industries Part 1

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. Salesforce recently had a Industries Summit where they showcased 12 "industry cloud" tracks.

The Pursuit of Dopeness: The Single Pursuit That Makes All The Sweat Worth It


by Jonas Altman , author of “ Shapers: Reinvent the Way You Work and Change the Future “ He was the mastermind that helped sell 72,000 units of Beyonce’s Heat perfume in an hour. This was back in 2010 and the man behind the scenes working his magic was Marcus Collins.

5 Key Elements Of A Business-To-Business Dating Site

Startup Professionals Musings

People tell me there may be over 8,000 dating sites with scientific matchmaking algorithms worldwide, but I couldn’t find one that focused on scientifically matching companies and people for business-to-business (B2B) relationships.

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The Queen’s Gambit

Feld Thoughts

If you can’t imagine that a drama about chess would be riveting, you need to watch The Queen’s Gambit. And, if you love (or even like) chess, start watching it tonight. The first two episodes are the Opening. The Middlegame happens in episodes 3, 4, and 5. The Endgame is episodes 6 and 7.


The SAP hiccup

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I am a market analyst, not a financial analyst. I worry about economic health of vendors, not their daily market cap. So I tend to not write about quarterly results. But a 20% stock price drop in a session is. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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3 Ways To Think Outside The Box In Business


The concept of “thinking outside the box” is derided by many as a sort of meaningless business buzzphrase.

Why we look for mission-driven founders

Version One Ventures

We updated our investment thesis a few months ago…we invest in mission-driven founders at the earliest stages. Since that time, we’ve been asked how we define a mission-driven founder.

Israeli venture capital broke new records in Q3 2020, but seed rounds are massively down

VC Cafe

After finishing a second national lockdown, amidst weeks of protests against the government and with borders largely closed to foreigners, you could safely say that these are not ‘normal’ days for Israeli startups or the Israeli economy. With that said, Israeli Venture Capital funding broke a new record in Q3 2020, according to an IVC report. In September alone , Israeli startups raised $1.2 billion. As a whole, it looks like Israel is headed for another record breaking year.

The Analyst Cam: Salesforce Industries Part 3

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. Salesforce recently had a Industries Summit where they showcased 12 "industry cloud" tracks. Analyst Cam Cloud Computing, SaaS Global and Vertical extensions New Normal COVID-19 Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

How To Boost Your Startup Business Using Affiliate Marketing


For a startup, the first goal is to invest in the advertisement of your business to get customers. Digital marketing is the latest strategy of advertising your business, promoting it to the next level.

Bilingualism in Business: 6 Ways To Improve Your Spanish Proficiency

YFS Magazine

Learning another language can give you a competitive edge in the business world. Lead bilingual communication hispanic marketing personal development recommended

Google Will Soon Rank “Passages.” Does It Matter?


On October 15, Google announced that it will integrate more artificial intelligence into its search algorithm, improve visual search, and work on 3D search functionality.

Free Accounting and Bookkeeping Sample Business Plan PDF

Up and Running

Looking for a free, downloadable accounting and bookkeeping sample business plan PDF to help you create a business plan of your own? Bplans has you covered. . Keep in mind that you don’t need to find a sample business plan that exactly matches your business.

The Fundamentals Of Running A Successful Lifestyle Blog


by Stephanie Fatta, founder of Whether you are an expert on frugal living or you have an affinity for coming up with healthy recipes, you may be looking to share your expertise with the masses.

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Ed-tech startups making learning fun and interactive for the kids

Our Own Start-up

We have listed a few educational game apps that have made the learning process more engaging and children friendly.

In Defense of the IPO and How to Improve It, Part 2: Peeking Behind the Pop

Andreessen Horowitz

In our last deep-dive article on IPOs , we outlined how pricing works, how post-IPO activity is influenced by the four types of stock market investors, why the price of a marginal share is not that of a block trade, … The post In Defense of the IPO and How to Improve It, Part 2: Peeking Behind the Pop appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

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How to Increase eCommerce Sales — Growth Tips from Industry Experts

Up and Running

What are some of the best business strategies to scale your new eCommerce business ? For an online business that’s just starting out you’re probably trying to find answers to that exact question.

Top 3 Places In Europe To Live In As A Start-up Millionaire 


All start-up entrepreneurs have at least one idol they look up to and say: “I wanna be that guy, when I make it”.

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2 Things Relationships Are Built On

Start Up Blog

All relationships are built on two things: frequency and proximity. It’s obvious, in hindsight. If you consider the strongest relationships in your life, you’ll find these two elements feature strongly. Frequency – how often you interact. Proximity – how physically close you are.

3 Skills Every Business Leader Needs Amid The Covid-19 Crisis

YFS Magazine

Lingering uncertainty surrounding the global coronavirus pandemic has unnerved many people, especially business owners. Lead leadership pandemic personal development

3 Ways to Keep Your New Warehouse Setup Running Smoothly

The Startup Magazine

So you’ve got your manufacturing company up and running, you’ve managed to optimize your warehouse management system, and everything seems to be going to plan so far — congratulations! You should know, however, that the hard work starts now.