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Even the Smartest VCs Sometimes Get it Wrong – Bill Gurley and Regulated Markets

Steve Blank

Bill Gurley was one of Silicon Valley’s smartest and most successful VCs. He recently gave a talk at the All-In Summit that was really two talks in one. The first part was railing against the consequences of regulatory capture on innovation and a second part, about the consequences of premature government regulation of AI and why the incumbents are all for it.

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The Art of Customer Recovery: Transforming Negatives into Positives

Duct Tape Marketing

The Art of Customer Recovery: Transforming Negatives into Positives written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing The Duct Tape Marketing Podcast with John Janstch In this episode of The Duct Tape Marketing Podcast , we explore the art of customer recovery with Jon Picoult, a renowned customer experience expert, founder of Watermark Consulting and author of “ From Impressed to Obsessed: 12 Principles for Turning Customers and Employees into Lifelong Fans. ” Jon has worked

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Hire as if your survival depends upon it.

Berkonomics

Aside from visionary management, this is your most important job. Many of us go through the motions of hiring to fill a position, trying to use our intuition and skills to find the best candidate for the job. Sometimes we use consultants or recruiters; often we use internal talent to fill most positions. A science to hiring? And over the years, we students of business success have learned that there is a science to the hiring process that continues through the life of an employee’s tenure with

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Treading Lightly: A Mission For A More Sustainable Tourism Industry

YoungUpstarts

Sustainable tourism shouldn’t be a trend or a buzzword but an imperative for all in order to guarantee that the generations to come can enjoy the beauty and the glamour of the places that we have spent so much time admiring. The post Treading Lightly: A Mission For A More Sustainable Tourism Industry appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Every startup and innovation project exists within an ecosystem that either helps or hurts that project. As innovation managers, we need to keep a pulse of that ecosystem and make sure we're helping those innovation projects we're managing every step of the way. 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

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NextView’s Investment in Forum: The Marketplace for Peer Support

View from Seed

Forum is building what we believe will be the definitive marketplace for a broad array of peer support groups. This investment underscores our belief in the immense potential of digital platforms to foster human connection and support during life’s most challenging times. Digital technologies, along with many broader societal forces, are often cited as a cause of an increased sense of disconnectedness in modern life.

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Thoughts from SAP TechEd, Bangalore

deal architect

SAP did a very nice job bringing TechEd in Bangalore, India to analysts and other registered users around the world. They had a preview for analysts on Monday and had keynotes on Thursday and Friday conveniently timed for viewers who.

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Building A Successful Trade Show Experience For Your Brand

YoungUpstarts

Trade shows offer tremendous opportunities for companies to build brand awareness, generate leads, and promote their latest products and services. The post Building A Successful Trade Show Experience For Your Brand appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Upcoming storytelling workshops for kids and adults in 2023

Brandanew

Now that we are in the final leg of 2023, we are excited to announce our final storytelling workshops for 2023. These workshops are created […] The post Upcoming storytelling workshops for kids and adults in 2023 appeared first on Peerbagh.

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Burning Platform: Raise the bar for AI – aim at COGS, not just SG&A

deal architect

For the 105th episode of Burning Platform we host Malcolm Frank, who is now CEO of TalentGenius and is active on several boards. I got to know Malcolm in strategy and marketing leadership roles and as President of Digital Business.

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Cashing In: Four Businesses That Let You Play Right with Other People’s Money

The Startup Magazine

There’s nothing quite as thrilling and risky in business than using other people’s money – no matter if it means running away with it all to a tropical island paradise! For these ventures to succeed, though, requires careful handling and the trustworthiness of an old Golden Retriever! Let’s dive deeper into these exciting ventures.

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An Entrepreneur’s Guide To Thriving With Multiple Ventures

YoungUpstarts

Juggling multiple businesses as an entrepreneur requires careful planning and strategic team management to ensure success and avoid burnout. The post An Entrepreneur’s Guide To Thriving With Multiple Ventures appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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What’s The Best Writing Advice I have Ever Received?

Brandanew

As writers, we often hit roadblocks and whenever that happens, we look for inspirations and advice, mostly from other writers. While it is true that everyone […] The post What’s The Best Writing Advice I have Ever Received? appeared first on Peerbagh.

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Analyst Cam: Salesforce Industries & Revenue Excellence – a Post-Dreamforce Update

deal architect

As we’ve moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series. I attended Dreamforce last month fully expecting to be inundated with AI messaging–and I was, with Salesforce.

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The 3 Common Beginner Trader Crypto Mistakes To Avoid

The Startup Magazine

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general has become a major disrupting force on finance and banking. Many people are looking for ways to invest in crypto but often don’t know how or where to start. There is a lot of information out there online, but all of it is helpful or even accurate. Source: Pixabay This means that a lot of beginner traders fall into some common traps that end up losing them money.

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7 Safety Tips For Using A Dumpster Rental

YoungUpstarts

Construction projects create a lot of waste. According to Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN), construction and demolition activities account for about 40% of the solid waste generated yearly. That’s about 100 million tons of waste in the U.S. alone. As a result, dumpster rentals are a common need on construction sites. But before you […] The post 7 Safety Tips For Using A Dumpster Rental appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Tuiza : the art of creating content and stories in collective solidarity

Brandanew

Federico Guzmán created a beautiful modern art installation of Tuiza- the cultures of the Bedouin Tent in Madrid several years ago. Tuiza (in the Hassaniya […] The post Tuiza : the art of creating content and stories in collective solidarity appeared first on Peerbagh.

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Everything vs. Anything

OnlyOnce

I heard two great lines recently applied to CEOs that are thought provoking when you look at them together: You have to care about everything more than anything and You can do anything you want but not everything you want Being a CEO means you are accountable for everything that happens in your organization. That’s why you have to care about everything.

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7 Incentives That Will Help Your Business Gain New Customers

The Startup Magazine

Within the world of marketing, a scope exists where businesses employ certain strategies to attract fresh customers to interact with a brand. Among these strategies, there lies one often employed: Incentivization. It takes the form of businesses extending a hand bearing some form of gratuity to pique the interest of prospective customers. The spectrum of incentives is broad, offering an assortment of choices to appeal to and bring new clientele to one’s establishment.

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Let’s Explore: Can SaaS PPC Elevate Your Start-Up’s Marketing Strategies?

YoungUpstarts

SaaS PPC is a process of using Google Ads, Facebook Ads, and other channels to promote your software brand. The post Let’s Explore: Can SaaS PPC Elevate Your Start-Up’s Marketing Strategies? appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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The Story of a Storyteller: How Do I Inspire Myself To Write Everyday

Brandanew

Writing is a hard job. Of course we do it because we love writing but there are times when you hit a point where it’s […] The post The Story of a Storyteller: How Do I Inspire Myself To Write Everyday appeared first on Peerbagh.

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Clemens Rawert

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Lightspeed Venture Partners is a multi-stage venture capital firm focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends.

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Turning Trash into Treasures: The Startup Rockstars and Origin Tale of SXSW

SiliconHills

The founders of SXSW got the idea for the event from New Music Seminar or NMS, a New York-based music festival in the mid-80s. NMS always featured many Austin-based bands, said Hugh Forrest, Co-President and Chief Programming Officer of SXSW.

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Why Cybersecurity Is More Than Just Installing Firewalls

YoungUpstarts

In today's digital age, where data breaches and cyberattacks are becoming increasingly common, the importance of robust cybersecurity cannot be overstated. The post Why Cybersecurity Is More Than Just Installing Firewalls appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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The art of storytelling – converting fairytales to your brand stories and narrative

Brandanew

When the Panchatantra tales or Brothers Grimm fairy tales were written, the writers perhaps did not realize the nostalgia, and childhood sense of fulfillment they […] The post The art of storytelling – converting fairytales to your brand stories and narrative appeared first on Peerbagh.

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From LLCs to S Corps, a Detailed Guide to 11 Business Structures

crowdSPRING Blog

Your business structure determines your taxes, personal liability, operations, and fundraising. Learn the pros and cons of 11 structures.

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Building with Langfuse – Observability & Analytics for LLM Applications

Lightspeed Venture Partners

The post Building with Langfuse – Observability & Analytics for LLM Applications appeared first on Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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9 Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Quotes on Innovation or Disruption

Hearpreneur

Entrepreneurs, known for their transformative ideas and breakthrough strategies, often draw inspiration from quotes on innovation and disruption. Their chosen words encapsulate the spirit of pushing boundaries and challenging the status quo, offering insights into the mindset required to drive change in various industries. We asked entrepreneurs and business owners to share their favorite quotes on innovation or disruption and here are their responses. #1- If you want to go fast, go alone.

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How to Create an Ideal Creative Writing Space

Brandanew

Ann Arbor based editor and all round creative late Jeannie Ballew once shared her ideas on how to create an ideal creative writing space. Whether […] The post How to Create an Ideal Creative Writing Space appeared first on Peerbagh.

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Are You a Giver? How Reciprocity Results in Employee Retention

Mike Michalowicz

As we enter the holiday season, you’ll see messaging about gratitude and giving. For me, these are two vital cornerstones for not just my personal life, but for my businesses too. When I started my first business I think I was pretty focused on the numbers end of things – the cash flow, sales, marketing, more marketing, quarterly goals, budgeting – you get the gist.

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Startup Valuations Take a Hit as Investors Demand Profitability: Austin’s Evolving VC Landscape and Entrepreneurship Realities

SiliconHills

Startups’ Valuations are down, and entrepreneurs must do more with less money and focus on their core business to become profitable.

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E-Commerce Start-Up Tips in 2023

Our Own Start-up

Online shopping has taken the world by storm, especially here in Australia, where thousands of citizens sell products online and make a decent living doing so. The post E-Commerce Start-Up Tips in 2023 first appeared on Our Own Startup.

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7 Tips On Written Communications To Startup Investors

Gust

Even in this age of videos and text messages, the quickest way to kill your startup dream with investors, business partners, or even customers, is embarrassingly poor writing. Being very visible in the startup community, I still get an amazing number of badly written emails, rambling executive summaries, and business plans with one paragraph per chapter.

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Creative Ways to Celebrate Volunteer Board Trustees and Increase Engagement

Board Effect

Volunteer board trustees are the unsung heroes of mission-driven organizations, tirelessly dedicating their time and expertise to help drive positive change. They are the backbone of charities, nonprofits, schools and community organizations, offering their time, skills and leadership to advance meaningful causes and make a difference in the world. Yet, all too often, their remarkable contributions go unnoticed.

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Max Deichmann

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Lightspeed Venture Partners is a multi-stage venture capital firm focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends.

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6 Things That Will Give Your New Business Longevity

Our Own Start-up

Starting a new business is an exciting venture. In this post, we'll explore the top five things you can do to give your new business longevity. The post 6 Things That Will Give Your New Business Longevity first appeared on Our Own Startup.

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Wise Expands Austin Operations and Relocates to Domain Tower II, Anticipates 50% Workforce Growth in 2024

SiliconHills

Wise, a global fintech company, announced last week it is expanding its Austin operations and moving its office to The Domain Tower II. Wise has announced plans to increase its Austin-based workforce by 50 percent in 2024.