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10 Tips To Ensure That Your New Venture Is Investable

Startup Professionals Musings

Investors will tell you that they love to put money into startups that are scalable, and ready to become the next unicorn. But what does that really mean? Simply stated, it means that your business has the potential to multiply revenue with minimal incremental cost.

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Is a Venture Studio Right for You?

Steve Blank

This post previously appeared in the Harvard Business Review. Three types of organizations – Incubators, Accelerators and Venture Studios – have emerged to reduce the risk of early-stage startup failure by helping teams find product/market fit and raise initial capital.

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The many shades of verticalization

deal architect

Vinnie Vertical is wary of the term “industry clouds”. I liked the self-checking for stores AI solution Google presented to analysts this past week in prep for NRF, the big retail show in New York. However, too often there is. Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

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What You Need To Know About The Short-Form Video Trend In 2023

YoungUpstarts

Short-form videos are here to stay. They are an excellent way to communicate a message in a concise and engaging manner. The post What You Need To Know About The Short-Form Video Trend In 2023 appeared first on Young Upstarts. Uncategorized Luke Lintz marketing short-form video video video marketin

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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.

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6 Ways To Develop A Business To Support Your Solution

Startup Professionals Musings

Almost every entrepreneur starts their journey by developing a solution, based on their idea of a new technology or required service. These idea and developer skills are necessary, but not sufficient, to build a business.

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Reflecting on Ponzi Schemes

Feld Thoughts

At the end of 2022, some people started shouting that Crypto was a Ponzi Scheme following earlier declarations by Bill Gates , Warren Buffett , and Charlie Munger.

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Best SaaS Products For Startups

YoungUpstarts

These SaaS products have been chosen for their versatility, affordability, and ability to help startups streamline their operations and improve their productivity. The post Best SaaS Products For Startups appeared first on Young Upstarts. Resources SaaS startup advice

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5 Principles For Learning From Practice In Business

Startup Professionals Musings

After years of working in small businesses as well as large ones, I’m convinced that you shouldn’t expect to get it all right the first time , and learning how to run any business is more a result of practice and experience than just academics.

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What to Know About Cryptocurrency and Scams

The Startup Magazine

A cryptocurrency is a new form of digital money that has become increasingly popular. It can be used to purchase goods and services, investments, and speculative trading. However, it also carries some risks due to its decentralized nature and potential for fraud or scams.

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SAP BAU Videos – Ch.6 The Future of Capital and Risk

deal architect

The SAP Business as Unusual book by Thomas Saueressig and Peter Maier was released at the end of December (click on badge on left to link to the Amazon page). The book relies heavily on conversations with SAP, customer, partner

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Customer Data Analysis: Why Is This Important For Businesses?

YoungUpstarts

The goal of customer analytics is to understand customers better and make data-driven decisions that improve the customer experience. The post Customer Data Analysis: Why Is This Important For Businesses? appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others customer analytics data analysis

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6 Keys To Competitive Advantage By Memorable Service

Startup Professionals Musings

Customer service has traditionally been focused on the resolution of complaints , primarily after a transaction.

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UNDERSTANDING THE KEY PROVISIONS OF THE WEEE DIRECTIVE

The Startup Magazine

The WEEE Directive, short for the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive, is a European Union directive aiming to minimize electronic waste’s environmental impact.

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SAP BAU excerpts  – Ch. 6 – The Future of Capital and Risk

deal architect

As part of the launch of the Business as Unusual book (click on badge on left to get to the Amazon page) by Thomas Saueressig and Peter Maier that we helped conduct interviews and research for, we will share excerpts. SAP Business as Unusual

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What Is The Difference Between Bridging And Development Finance?

YoungUpstarts

Bridging finance and specialist development finance are two of the most popular funding solutions available for property development and construction projects. The post What Is The Difference Between Bridging And Development Finance? appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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10 Ways To Boost Online Power In Building A Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Successful entrepreneurs often start with a “random” idea, but they quickly focus their efforts and follow a “system” to organize their startup and maximize the clout of their activities.

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Interviews about Dealing with 2023

Feld Thoughts

I usually do a few interviews (podcasts?) at the beginning of the year.

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What are the stages of the sales funnel, and how to predict them in advance? 

The Startup Magazine

Why is a sales funnel called a ‘funnel’? Basically because it is much wider at the top than at the bottom. The CO— website run by the U.S.

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New Opportunities In Robotic Food Handling

YoungUpstarts

New opportunities in the food industry are opening up thanks to robotics. Robotic food handling brings unique benefits to this field. The post New Opportunities In Robotic Food Handling appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others food food industry robotics

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Principles over Process

SVPG

Recently my friends at Crisp invited me to participate in a special virtual conference where a set of technology speakers, each with distinctly different points of view, would discuss how teams and companies can best deal with the challenges of complexity. My views on formal process, and how Agile has been taken over by process. The post Principles over Process appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group. Product

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I Don’t Hate Crypto

Feld Thoughts

Well, that was interesting. I get many more private emails in response to blog posts than comments. Yesterday, in response to Reflecting on Ponzi Schemes , I got a few that said anyone under 35 needs a net native currency, and that’s crypto. A few others said some versions of all governments are Ponzi schemes. And I got a few that implied I hated crypto.

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Breaking Down The Logistical And Psychological Barriers That Keep Disabled Entrepreneurs From Success

The Startup Magazine

With every passing year, the increasing digitization of society makes it a little bit easier for people living with disability to gain their independence. That being said, there are still huge barriers in the way of success when it comes to disabled entrepreneurs.

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Tips from Industry Professionals On Why Technical Documentation Matters In Business

YoungUpstarts

Technical documentation matters in business. We've gathered five essential tips to help you write an effective document. The post Tips from Industry Professionals On Why Technical Documentation Matters In Business appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others technical documentation

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Craft a Lean Business Plan to Serve as Your Venture’s Roadmap

Gust

Mention the term “business plan” and the image that likely comes to mind is a thick document generated by a business consultant for you to give to a banker or investor and then forget about.

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Book: Ted Conover’s Colorado

Feld Thoughts

I read two books by Ted Conover over the weekend. Cheap Land Colorado: Off-Gridders at America’s Edge (2022). Whiteout: Lost In Aspen (1991). Amy gave me the first one as a present. A few years ago, we bought a bunch of land about an hour’s drive away from Aspen. I’ve been spending a lot more time in the middle of nowhere Colorado, especially now that I have a trailer on the land and Starlink.

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How to choose the right Microsoft Teams devices for your business

The Startup Magazine

When it comes to the best in simple and effective cloud-based telecommunications, not many technologies can compete with Microsoft Team. Workspaces are changing drastically, with many arguments still being made both for and against remote or hybrid working.

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How You Can Use The Latest Tech To Run Your Hotel Smoothly

YoungUpstarts

Many hotels are now using new technologies to improve efficiency. Here are some of the latest tools. The post How You Can Use The Latest Tech To Run Your Hotel Smoothly appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others hotel business technology

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Investing in Generative AI tools

VC Cafe

In 2022, VCs poured $1.37 billion on 78 generative AI deals —almost as much as was invested in all of the previous 5 years combined, according to PitchBook data.

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5 Steps To Best-in-Class Customer Experience For Manufacturers

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine Dawn Werry, Partner & CMO at Chief Outsiders, shares five real-life examples to consider when building your best-in-class manufacturing customer experience. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Grow Operations b2b b2b manufacturing customer experience manufacturing

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The Slow-Burn Startup

Eric Friedman

When setting out to build side projects that generate revenue, my partner and I prioritized three things above all else; solving a real problem, researching and understanding what customers want, and creating a sustainable business.

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Streamlining Your Warehouse Operations: Tips And Techniques For Increased Efficiency And Productivity

YoungUpstarts

Streamlining your warehouse operations is an ongoing process. Regularly review and evaluate your processes to identify inefficiencies and opportunities for improvement.

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Monday Motivation: BELIEVE YOU CAN

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: Don't you give up on your dream. You can become the miracle. Aim for the stars. Believe in yourself.

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ABM Mastery: Strategic Framework For Account-Based Marketing Success

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine The allure of account-based marketing is strong: target a precise list of accounts and exponentially grow revenue with improved ROI on marketing spend. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine Editor Picks Grow Marketing & Sales abm account based marketing editor picks marketing

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Death of The Generalist Seed VC

Hunter Walk

Leading Funding Rounds Now Requires More Thematic Focus To See, Pick, Win & Service Startups. I’m going to make the case that early stage venture *firms* who want to lead seed/A Rounds can be generalists (in the sense they have a set of GPs who cover a broad set of areas collectively), but that as a VC you, now more than ever, need some degree of focus. This doesn’t mean every partner is so narrow as to invest in just a single type of startup.

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Finding The Right Work-Life Balance As A New Parent

YoungUpstarts

It can be difficult to find the appropriate work-life balance as a new parent, especially if you're a busy and high-achieving individual. The post Finding The Right Work-Life Balance As A New Parent appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others parenting work-life balance

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Uncovering The Hidden Power Of Your Unfair Advantage

Duct Tape Marketing

Uncovering The Hidden Power Of Your Unfair Advantage written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing Marketing Podcast with Ash Ali and Hasan Kubba In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast , I interview Ash Ali and Hasan Kubba. They both are award-winning authors and entrepreneurs.