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5 Attributes To Look For In Your Perfect Startup Idea

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur wishes that he could predict whether his idea could be the “next big thing,” before he spent his life savings and years of energy on it.

Enterprise Applications: Get busy living or get busy dying

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I have been telling some of my friends "I started my career when the pendulum said "Build systems, don't buy them". Since my first implementation (a mainframe application in 1983) I have enjoyed a glory time for packaged applications and. Cloud Computing, SaaS Global and Vertical extensions Industry Commentary


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The Changing Venture Landscape

Both Sides of the Table

The world around us is being disrupted by the acceleration of technology into more industries and more consumer applications. Society is reorienting to a new post-pandemic norm?—?even even before the pandemic itself has been fully tamed.

7 SEO Tips For Startup Success


Looking to up your SEO? Larry Kotch shares 7 SEO tips that every startup should be implementing in 2021 and beyond. The post 7 SEO Tips For Startup Success appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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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 Ways To Plan for Business Change Before the Crisis

Startup Professionals Musings

Based on my experience as a business advisor, most businesses don’t think about the need for change until a crisis occurs. This might be the recognition that competitors are surpassing your own results, financial growth has disappeared, or the pandemic has eliminated loyal customers.

Burning Platform: Customer Service as Competitive Advantage

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Last year, I launched a video series titled Acrobatics during the Crisis. I saw all kinds of heroics scaling up healthcare, ecommerce, last-mile delivery, millions of emergency PPP loans and many other services. This year, while the pandemic continues, I. Burning Platform Servitization

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Online Event Marketing: Tips For Promoting Your Virtual Event


While marketing an online event can be challenging, the most important thing to remember is to understand the attendees you are targeting and build your marketing strategy around their preferences and behaviors. .

5 Ways To Solve More Problems And Grow Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

As a long-time business advisor, and an investor in startups along the way, I’m always on the lookout for an entrepreneur who is responding first to a problem in the marketplace , rather than bringing a new technology to the market, assuming it will find a problem to solve.

Analyst Cam: Workday Ventures Portfolio Update

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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 Barbry McGann, SVP and Managing Director of Workday Ventures. She is. Analyst Cam Cloud Computing, SaaS

Should You Invest In A Gold IRA

The Startup Magazine

A gold IRA (Individual Retirement Account) is a self-directed account. That’s a special IRA in which an investor can incorporate gold bullion with it protected legally in the platform of an IRA. See here to learn what a gold IRA is.

Starting A Business In The UK As A Non-Resident: 5 Things You Should Know


Ever thought about setting up your own business in the UK from abroad? This simple guide can help you navigate the pitfalls. The post Starting A Business In The UK As A Non-Resident: 5 Things You Should Know appeared first on Young Upstarts.

5 Startup Environments That Can Spiral Out Of Control

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs start their company with the highest of ideals, and wouldn’t dream of building one with a culture of indifference or downright unethical behavior. Yet all too many succumb to the pressures of survival, driven by demanding investors or a cutthroat competitive environment.

Why We Invested in Toya

VC Cafe

*by Kevin Baxpehler. At Remagine Ventures we like to say that “we invest in technologies that change how people spend their time and money”. Advancements in technology and changing cultural behaviour are big drivers of this trend and Covid-19 was like pouring gasoline on fire. .

How To Build Your Business Reputation From Scratch

The Startup Magazine

Reputation is the lifeblood of any business. Every business, if it aspires to be great, aspires to be seen as a thought leader in the industry; as an experienced company capable of handling any problem thrown its way; and as a business whose excellence is unrivalled.

Small Business Ideas For Military Veterans


With veterans' discipline and unique skills, there are many businesses they can run with great success. Here are some of the most popular small business ideas for military veterans. The post Small Business Ideas For Military Veterans appeared first on Young Upstarts.

10 Keys To The Teamwork Required To Run Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Any entrepreneur with a vision can postulate a new business, but it takes a collaboration of many people to make it a success. Today the complexity of forces required for success include multi-disciplinary skills, competencies, and experiences in which the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.

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The State of Creative Automation

VC Cafe

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” Pablo Picasso. Like many other parts of our life and work, creativity, the ability to invent or design something new from scratch, might have seemed like it’s the last job safe from automation/machines.

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8 Tips for Calculating Your Product Market Fit (PMF)

The Startup Magazine

How confident are you that your customers actively want your product? Most business owners understand just how important it is to appeal to your customers. If your customers don’t want, don’t need, or don’t understand your product, they’re not going to buy it. It’s not a fit for them.

5 Things About High-Risk Merchant Accounts Entrepreneurs Must Know


A high-risk merchant account is a payment processing account offered to businesses that are considered to be at a higher risk of chargebacks. The post 5 Things About High-Risk Merchant Accounts Entrepreneurs Must Know appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Top 10 Succession Planning Tools and Software For SMBs

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine Succession planning and management software assists organizations in creating succession plans to identify and retain top talent. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Grow Human Capital HR human capital human resources succession planning talent management

Downsides of a white hot economy

VC Adventure

A few quick market observations from dicussions I’ve had with portfolio companies over the past few weeks. All relate to just how a white hot economy has some downside effects on certain types of businesses.

Start with a Workout, End at a Restaurant: A Day in the Life of David Galperin

The Startup Magazine

It is known that successful business people act as such in their daily life. So, to learn from the best (and because we were curious), we went out to check what the life of marketing expert David Galperin looks like, one of the leading and most well-known personas in the Haredi marketing niche.

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Web App vs. Website: The Difference That Can Make Or Break Your Business


A website and a web app have a lot in common. But there are several key differences that you should know about when it comes to web development. . The post Web App vs. Website: The Difference That Can Make Or Break Your Business appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Which POS System Is Best For Brick-And-Mortar Stores?

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine When selecting a POS system for your small business, consider the current size of your operation, present stage of development and future ability to scale. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Grow Operations brick and mortar e-commerce POS software POS system starting a business

The Future of Naming is Naming for the Future


It’s the rebrand that became a hot-potato issue. Hasbro made headlines when it renamed its classic Mr. Potato Head line to simply Potato Head. This name change was no small fry.

Creating and Building an Online Presence for Your New Startup

The Startup Magazine

Being online is a must for any business. Even if you do not run an online store or business, having an online presence for your business is crucial to its success. Most people will look for a business online at some point, and they will want to compare prices, services, and reviews.

How Learning What You Don’t Want To Do Can Lead To Discovering Your Passion


The best time to try everything is when you are young and you can leverage your status as a student to land internships and shadow professionals on the job. The post How Learning What You Don’t Want To Do Can Lead To Discovering Your Passion appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Why You Should Consider ‘Working From Home’ – In A Hotel

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine Suffering from 'work from home' fatigue? Cue a ‘workcation’ – the latest travel trend whereby entrepreneur can work from a hotel or Airbnb. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Travel business laptop business travel remote working technology travel work from home workcation

25 Entrepreneurs Discuss The Technologies That Will Have the Biggest Impact On Entrepreneurship


We live in an era where technology goes hand in hand with business. It impacts the pace at which businesses grow and it remains interesting to see trends that will emerge from some of these technologies.

5 Top Ways To Find Developers For Startup

The Startup Magazine

The idea of setting up your own company appears more and more appealing to many people. The percentage of the US population involved in business start-ups is estimated to be around 15%. The process of creating a product can be pretty tricky and exciting at the same time.

The Business Monk-ing


A Business Monk is someone who understands the difference between “busyness” and business, says Sanjay Sehgal. The post The Business Monk-ing appeared first on Young Upstarts. Thinking Aloud business advice entrepreneur advice Entrepreneurship Sanjay Sehgal

How an Annuity Can Help You Prepare for Retirement

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine If you’re a young and ambitious entrepreneur, retirement may not be something you think about all that much on a regular basis. But you should. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Finance Grow annuity recommended retirement small business retirement plans

What is CRM? Customer Relationship Management Explained

Up and Running

Many small businesses are turning to customer relationship management systems(CRM) to better understand customer wants and needs. CRM applications, often used in combination with data warehousing, eCommerce applications , and call centers, allow companies to gather and access customer information.

3 Top Marketing Tips for New StartUps

The Startup Magazine

As e-commerce grows, it’s expected to reach dizzying heights in the near future – $6.5 trillion expected by 2022. It is becoming a highly competitive segment, and businesses of all shapes and sizes are expected to have some form of online offering, if they are to remain sustainable.

How To Invest In Home Improvement When You Don’t Have Cash


Whether it's solar, a new kitchen or a home remodel, there are ways to finance home improvements that are affordable. The post How To Invest In Home Improvement When You Don’t Have Cash appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others home improvement

Developing a Social Media Marketing Strategy that Builds Loyalty and Awareness


Building loyalty and awareness are top priorities for any social media marketer. And for good reason. The greater your visibility, the more your brand is in front of potential followers.