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10 Ways To Make Your Own Luck Driving Startup Success

Startup Professionals Musings

Many business professionals and entrepreneurs I know are quick to attribute success of a peer to luck, rather than any recognition of a unique strategy or personal attributes.

Make Your Employee Value Proposition A Magnet For Your Talent Pool


Employee value proposition (EVP) is the shortcut to signal to the desired talent that “this company” is the perfect fit. The post Make Your Employee Value Proposition A Magnet For Your Talent Pool appeared first on Young Upstarts.


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Book: Startup Boards, 2nd Edition Is Available

Feld Thoughts

The 2nd Edition of my book Startup Boards: A Field Guide to Building and Leading an Effective Board of Directors launched today. My co-authors, Matt Blumberg, the CEO of Bolster , and Mahendra Ramsinghani, were a joy to work with.

Do You Want To Know How to Hire the Best Lawyer?

The Startup Magazine

When you face legal problems, you require an excellent lawyer to represent you. Whether you’re appointing a new attorney or have worked with someone before, it’s always a daunting task to choose a suitable lawyer for your case.

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.

10 Classes We All Should Take To Prepare For Business

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m sure that every one of us who has been out in the business world for a few years can look back with perfect hindsight and name a few college courses that we should have taken.

6 Tips To Enable Collaboration And Communication In A Hybrid Work Environment


How will organizations ensure teamwork and collaboration between the group of workers working from home and those coming to the office? The post 6 Tips To Enable Collaboration And Communication In A Hybrid Work Environment appeared first on Young Upstarts.


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When Can an Employee Sue You?

The Startup Magazine

Being an employer comes with numerous responsibilities. You are creating opportunities for yourself and the people you hire but also putting yourself at risk. For example, when might you be liable in different ways regarding your employees?

6 Realistic Tactics For Funding Charitable Businesses

Startup Professionals Musings

Angel investors and venture capitalists don’t make equity investments in nonprofit good causes. The simple reason is that it’s impossible to make money for investors when the goal of the company is to not make money.

How Virtual Credit Cards Are Powering New Digital Business Models


The days of the plastic card are behind us. In the world of B2B payments, virtual cards now transmit money and data without plastic at all. The post How Virtual Credit Cards Are Powering New Digital Business Models appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Upselling and Cross-selling: 8 Examples and Why They Work


Users can access Spotify’s extensive music library for free, yet their Premium subscriptions grew 15% in 2022. Meanwhile, ecommerce marketing software Privy is generating 10% higher average order value for Shopify users with their related product recommendations add-on.

Definitive Guide on How to Choose a Qualified Car Accident Attorney

The Startup Magazine

When driving on the road, however safe you might be driving, accidents are inevitable sometimes. For example, accidents might result from the carelessness of other road users, unfavorable road conditions, poor weather conditions, vehicle defects, or distracted driving.

Welcome To The New Wave Of Opportunities And Startups

Startup Professionals Musings

Large corporations and conglomerates, the engines of growth and vitality in the twentieth century, have lost their edge and their image. They have proven themselves unable to innovate, and they have lost more jobs than they create.

5 Blockchain Tech Apps For Businesses


Blockchain apps can be used in various applications, including supply chain management, financial services, healthcare, and more. Here are five types of blockchain apps you should know about. The post 5 Blockchain Tech Apps For Businesses appeared first on Young Upstarts.

You Won’t Get Rich Overnight Trading. Here’s Why


There’s a common fallacy out there about trading, that it’s an easy way to get rich fast. But data shows something very different.

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Demand Generation vs. Lead Generation: The Main Difference

The Startup Magazine

The major distinction between demand generation and lead generation is that demand generation is concerned with raising brand awareness, whereas lead generation is concerned with turning brand-aware prospects into consumers.

8 Initiatives To Form Your Confidence And Self-Esteem

Startup Professionals Musings

In my years of mentoring entrepreneurs, a problem I have seen too often is low self-esteem, and over-compensating through arrogance and ego. These entrepreneurs find it hard to respect customers or team members, and their ventures usually fail.

7 Ways To Leverage Your Business Through Technology


Whether it's automating tasks, networking with other professionals, or just getting organized, technology offers the modern business the opportunity to reach their goals quicker, easier and less expensively than ever before.

7 Examples of Effective Cross-selling (and Why They Work)


You should be dedicating resources to encouraging each new and existing customer to increase their spending. If not, you’re missing out on a play that can deliver exponential returns. Recommending additional products or services can help customers solve problems while upping their investment.

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Essential Factors to Consider When Hiring a Videographer for Your Business

The Startup Magazine

Video is arguably the king of content if you consider its conversion effectiveness. The high conversion results from high engagement and retention in the target audience. A professional videographer can produce videos that market your brand.

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Scale Your Business With This In Mind

Mike Michalowicz

?. Question: What word is guaranteed to get a person’s attention? The post Scale Your Business With This In Mind appeared first on Mike Michalowicz


The R&D Tax Credit Software For Beginners


If your business or company qualifies for the R&D tax credit software, you’ll have several choices concerning when and how you apply it. The post The R&D Tax Credit Software For Beginners appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business finance tax credits tax issues

How to Create a Marketing Playbook for Consistent Campaigns


Consistency is the cornerstone of good marketing. You only have to look at top brands to see this in action: Apple’s sleekness, Coca-Cola’s playfulness, Disney’s magic. Consistency is equally critical for startups.

Valuable Tips on How to Get a Good Commercial Lease Deal

The Startup Magazine

You need a legally binding agreement when looking for a property to set up your business. This agreement between you and your potential landlord is called a commercial lease and is essential. Some of its advantages are cheaper compared to buying and tax benefits.

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How A Former Marketing Executive Built A $1.1 Billion Brand Around Frozen Fruits And Vegetables

Lightspeed Venture Partners

The post How A Former Marketing Executive Built A $1.1 Billion Brand Around Frozen Fruits And Vegetables appeared first on Lightspeed Venture Partners

7 Innovative Ways To Fund Your Business In Australia


An Australian entrepreneur and need money to start or grow your business? Here are some Australian fundraising programs for your business. The post 7 Innovative Ways To Fund Your Business In Australia appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business advice Funding raising funds startup advice

Version One turns ten

Version One Ventures

Today marks the 10-year anniversary of Version One. What started with one small fund ($18m) and a solo general partner has developed into a real fund franchise with two GPs, six funds (four core, two opportunity), over $250m in assets under management, and 80+ investments around the world. We feel endless gratitude for reaching this milestone and for everyone who has contributed to the journey. Looking back at these ten years, several lessons stand out.

Consensus Conference Illuminates Cryptocurrency, DAOs, NFTs, Metaverses, and More in Austin


Consensus 2022 kicked off in Austin this week. It’s a conference put on by media company, CoinDesk, which focuses on Web 3, cryptocurrency, Decentralized Autonomous Organizations, known as DAOs, Nonfungible Tokens, or NFTs, Metaverses, and more.

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The Essential Guide to Startup Boards

David Cohen

The first time many founders see the inside of a board room is when they step in to lead their board. But how do boards work? How should they be structured, managed, and leveraged so that startups can grow, avoid pitfalls, and get the best out of their boards?

Standard Net Worth By Age: Where Do You Stand?


Discovering how you’re doing financially compared to your peers is natural & practical. Find out your net worth & where you stand according to your age. The post Standard Net Worth By Age: Where Do You Stand? appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others net worth personal finance

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Monday Motivation: NO QUIT MENTALITY


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: Celebrate the small wins and be kind to yourself. The future takes time to manifest. Remember why you are doing what you are doing.

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Why Strategy Before Tactics Is So Important

Duct Tape Marketing

Why Strategy Before Tactics Is So Important written by Sara Nay read more at Duct Tape Marketing. About the show: The Agency Spark Podcast, hosted by Sara Nay, is a collection of short-form interviews from thought leaders in the marketing consultancy and agency space.

Best Practices to Establish a Single Source of Truth (SSOT) for A/B Testing


Your CX testing lives or dies on the quality of your data. You can’t form valid, testable hypotheses using questionable data. And you can’t trust the outcomes of your tests if you don’t know you’re looking at accurate metrics.

How Trucking Companies Are Embracing Technology For Road Safety


The trucking industry is also embracing technology to help improve road safety and efficiency for drivers and fleet owners. The post How Trucking Companies Are Embracing Technology For Road Safety appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others technology trucking business

10 Steps to Making Nonprofit Board Meetings More Productive

Board Effect

Productive board meetings can help build confidence, pride, and accomplishment within your board. They’re the kind of meetings that make board members feel good about how they’ve spent their time. Unfortunately, board members don’t always leave board meetings with a smile.

4 Ways Small Businesses Can Capture Actionable Data

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine Small businesses don’t capture nearly as much data as larger companies. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Grow Marketing & Sales customer data recommended

Startup Boards Second Edition

VC Adventure

Effectively building and working with a board is a critical part of building any successful business. But there is a lot of nuance in doing both of these things effectively. Enter the second edition of Startup Boards: A Field Guide to Building and Leading an Effective Board of Directors by a trio of authors including my partner, Brad Feld; CEO of Foundry portfolio company Bolster, Matt Blumberg; and co-author of the original edition of Startup Boards, Mehendra Ramsinghani.