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8 Reasons That Startups Need To Think Like An Invader

Startup Professionals Musings

Winning customers as an entrepreneur in a startup has many parallels to a young army trying to penetrate some formidable new and unfamiliar territory. You need a strategy as well as a goal, and you need to pick your battles well.

Mapping the Unknown – The Ten Steps to Map Any Industry

Steve Blank

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. ozi ??. I just had lunch with Shenwei, one of my ex-students who had just taken a job in a mid-sized consulting firm. After a bit of catching up I offered he was looking a bit lost. “I

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4 Ways Dentists Make Cash Flow Mistakes In Dental Business

YoungUpstarts

Running a dental practice? Take note of these commonly made cash flow mistakes in the dental business that you must avoid. The post 4 Ways Dentists Make Cash Flow Mistakes In Dental Business appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business mistakes cash flow dental business dental practice

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News: What the Inflation Reduction Act Means for Startups

Gust

The Inflation Reduction Act is a sweeping $750 billion health care, tax, and climate bill that was signed into law on August 16, 2022. There is a lot of news about this significant legislation and what it’s doing for lowering drug costs and subsidizing clean energy.

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 Key Initiatives Define The Ultimate Startup Leader

Startup Professionals Musings

Most aspiring entrepreneurs are convinced that the strength of their initial idea somehow defines them as a leader, as well as the success potential of their derivative business. In my experience, it’s a lot more complicated than that.

Growing Your Startup: 6 Strategies for Conquering New Grounds

The Startup Magazine

These days, people like to say we are living in the golden age of startups. And truly, the development of tech, inclusive regulations, and an open global market did make the job of starting a company easier than ever before.

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Changing How You Solve Problems

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By Jon Moore and Marty Cagan This is the second of a three-part sequence on defining transformation. Changing how you build, test and deploy is important no matter what you choose to build, but for too many companies, they just become a more efficient feature factory. They ship more new features than ever, yet they. The post Changing How You Solve Problems appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group. Product Discovery product discovery

6 Marketing Accelerators For Boosting Business Growth

Startup Professionals Musings

The days of “ if we build it, they will come ” are gone. Great marketing is required to generate revenue and grow every business, especially new businesses which have no brand recognition nor loyal customer base.

Struggling With Sales in Your Apparel Business? Start Improving Customer Experience

The Startup Magazine

Shopping is viewed as a recreational activity, rather than a plain functional need to make purchases. This aspect of pleasure is firmly linked with fashion purchases, which represent much more than the ability to purchase clothing.

Why Using An Excel To PDF Converter Is Good For Your Home Business

YoungUpstarts

If you have a business, you probably have a lot of documents that need to be shared with clients and partners. An Excel to PDF converter is what you need. The post Why Using An Excel To PDF Converter Is Good For Your Home Business appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Why Figma is Worth $20B And Other Observations From The Adobe Acquisition

Hunter Walk

Hint: The Answer Doesn’t Involve a Spreadsheet. I’m not an investor in Figma. I don’t know Figma CEO Dylan Field. And I’m not a designer.

6 Mistakes Often Made Positioning Against Competition

Startup Professionals Musings

Don’t bash the competition. Every investor knows how vulnerable a new startup is to competitors, so investors always ask about your sustainable competitive advantage in the marketplace.

What Is Print-On-Demand?

The Startup Magazine

Print-On-Demand (POD) indicates that things are printed just when required or requested, and that’s exactly what it means. Prints are manufactured and mailed one at a time when your company has fulfilled the sale or necessity for the product.

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Has Dress For Success Lost Its Meaning? 

YoungUpstarts

In today’s more casual workplaces, dressing for success means showing that you can accurately assess and align with the unspoken rules of your organization’s dress culture, says Vicky Oliver. The post Has Dress For Success Lost Its Meaning? appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Monday Motivation: COMMIT TO SUCCESS – Powerful Motivational Speech by Les Brown

Hearpreneur

This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off inspired to become great. Here are some takeaways from the video: Your life will only count when you make commitments and keep them. What you are doing tells you who you are.

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5 Keys To Achieving Memorable Competitive Distinction

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur believes that their product or service is memorable, and that every customer will quickly see the advantage over competitors. Yet true product differentiation in the eye of the customer is rarely achieved.

How To Understand Your Sales Performance When Using Cloud Marketplaces

The Startup Magazine

Cloud marketplaces like Amazon Web Services (AWS) have become increasingly popular. They offer a simple and convenient way for businesses to take their products and services to sell on the AWS Marketplace.

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5 Reasons Why We All Need Executive Leadership Coaching

YoungUpstarts

Looking to improve oneself in the leadership field? Here are the best 5 reasons why everybody needs executive coaching and leadership training. The post 5 Reasons Why We All Need Executive Leadership Coaching appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others executive coaching leadership training

30 Entrepreneurs Discuss Whether or Not Business Success is Overrated

Hearpreneur

Working hard to fuel your business vision and great perseverance brings much-desired success. The idea of success remains popular but its definition means different to everyone and so is its measure. But is there any truth behind the business success hype?

Changing How You Decide Which Problems To Solve

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By Jon Moore and Marty Cagan This is the third of the three-article sequence diving into what is meant by meaningful transformation. So far we’ve talked about the need to change how you build, and the need to change how you solve problems. But we haven’t talked about how you decide which problems are the. The post Changing How You Decide Which Problems To Solve appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group. Product Culture Product Leadership product strategy

7 Most Effective Business Strategies for 2022

The Startup Magazine

The previous two business years of 2020 and 2021 have tested businesses and the workforce like nothing else. Not only were profits reduced, and businesses were forced to diversify in order to survive, but the way businesses operate has been forced to change. .

Here Are 4 Ways NFTs Are Doing Good In The World

YoungUpstarts

David Siemer shares four examples of the many ways NFTs are already being used for the collective good of society. The post Here Are 4 Ways NFTs Are Doing Good In The World appeared first on Young Upstarts. Thinking Aloud blockchain technology David Siemer NFT

Meet the 32 Israeli Centaurs that reached $100M in ARR

VC Cafe

“The Centaur is a business that reaches $100 million of annual recurring revenue (ARR)—a rare breed of cloud business, part of an elite subset of the growing unicorn herd.” ” Bessemer. Today there are over 1,000 unicorns globally.

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30 Entrepreneurs Reveal What They Like The Most About The Process of Building Their Venture

Hearpreneur

Building a business venture has a lot of steps, and every entrepreneur has their own favorite among them. It varies from individual to individual. For some, it can be the curiosity to know more and more, while for some it can be the freedom that comes with being their own boss.

Why Restaurants Are Offering More Plant-Based Options On Their Menus in 2022

The Startup Magazine

Plant-based proteins have taken the world by storm and are becoming more widely popular and accessible in all parts of the world – and this is an amazing global change!

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Top 3 Tips To Increase Your Instagram Followers

YoungUpstarts

Looking to increase your followers on Instagram? Think about the importance of regular publication, the need to build a strong follower base, and the use of hashtags. The post Top 3 Tips To Increase Your Instagram Followers appeared first on Young Upstarts.

4 Reasons Why It’s Hard to Pay Attention in Online Meetings

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine You know from life experience that online meetings are vastly different from in-person ones. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Grow Human Capital recommended remote working WFH work from home

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Changing How You Build

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By Jon Moore and Marty Cagan Recently we shared an article defining what we mean by true transformation where we described three elements to becoming a strong, product-led company. In the next three articles, we will drill into each of these three elements, and describe why these changes are so important to strong product companies. The post Changing How You Build appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group. Product Development Process product development process

An update on our climate & energy areas of focus 

Version One Ventures

Eighteen months have passed since I wrote about Version One’s areas of interest in climate and energy … it’s hard to believe how quickly time flies. Since then, the space has only heated up (bad pun, I know) with more startups building and even more venture capital available to scale them.

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Three Ways To Create Meaningful Relationships As A Female Entrepreneur

YoungUpstarts

Are you a woman entrepreneur? Christena Garduno shares three ways to create meaningful relationships as a female entrepreneur. The post Three Ways To Create Meaningful Relationships As A Female Entrepreneur appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Is Your Employee Recruitment Strategy ‘Post and Pray?’

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine Elevate your employee recruitment strategy far above 'post and pray' to attract, interview, and hire the best talent. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Grow Human Capital employee recruitment HR human capital human resources recommended recruiting

Thomas Smale, Over A Billion Dollars In Company Sales, What Business Models Lead To The Biggest Exit (VC EP32)

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

This is Vested Capital episode 32, featuring Thomas Smale, the founder of FE International, a leading M&A firm. I first interviewed Thomas 9 years ago. At the time his company had helped to facilitate over $5 Million in deals. Now that number is over a billion dollars in business acquisitions.

The Transformation Series

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SVPG partner Jonathon Moore is working on the next book in the SVPG series called TRANSFORMED: Becoming a Product-Driven Company. It addresses the very difficult but critical topic of how a company can transform from the rest to the best. As you may know, we often test out ideas and topics by publishing articles, and. The post The Transformation Series appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group. Product

Cyber Security Risk Assessment: How Does It Work?

YoungUpstarts

Cyber security risk assessment helps organizations to understand their vulnerability to attacks better and is vital for any organization in today's digitized world. The post Cyber Security Risk Assessment: How Does It Work? appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Avoid 5 Pitfalls of Strategic Marketing Planning

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine Educate prospects, attract customers, and retain buyers for the long term with a strong strategic marketing plan. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Editor Picks Grow Marketing & Sales editor picks marketing strategic marketing

15 VC-Backed Female Founded Companies to Watch in Austin

SiliconHills

Female founders have traditionally had a much tougher time raising capital than their male counterparts. And while there have been a lot of pitch competitions, media articles, and focus on the problem, startups led by women still receive a tiny fraction of the overall V.C.

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