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Timely Harvest, Supporting Product & A Decadent December!

The Product Guy

Over the course of the night a few of the highlights were… Featured Product: Harvest exploring the product, its challenges and successes, from challenging support to open APIs (thanks to Harvest Product People: Sri Vemuri and Shawn Liu).

Read These 3 Books to Harvest Your Creativity in 2017

Inc Startups

Draw, design and become a Neo-Generalist for better outcomes in your business, and in your life

Harvest Plans to Wrap All Your Food Delivery Into One Platform

SiliconHills

With food delivery skyrocketing, delivery companies are duking it out over contracts […] The post Harvest Plans to Wrap All Your Food Delivery Into One Platform appeared first on SiliconHills. By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News Food delivery, whether in-home meal kits, like Blue Apron, or foodservice delivery, like Favor, is on the rise. Restaurant delivery, excluding pizza, grew by 33 percent since 2012, according to NPD Group’s foodservice market research.

The Future Belongs to Companies that Can Harvest Waste Into New Products

SiliconHills

She was singing about the farmers who came into Tokyo at night to collect […] The post The Future Belongs to Companies that Can Harvest Waste Into New Products appeared first on SiliconHills. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Born in Tokyo, Japan in 1951, William McDonough remembers his mom singing to him at night in Japanese with her Alabama accent about the night soil and the workers with their honey wagons.

How to Harvest Talent Quicker

Inc Startups

Tips for finding and keeping great employees

Harvesting Water and Other Resources from Asteroids in Space

SiliconHills

To bring the natural resources […] The post Harvesting Water and Other Resources from Asteroids in Space appeared first on SiliconHills.

Optimizing your Customer Acquisition Funnel

For Entrepreneurs

Startup Help freemium Harvesting demand versus creating demand Hubspot Inbound Marketing JBoss Lean startup Mirror42 Optimize customer acquisition funnel Remove blockage points in sales funnel Sales funnel sales process optimization SysomosAlmost every sales and marketing funnel has blockage points where the conversion rates are lower than hoped, or the process cannot be scaled.

These 3 Myths Are Keeping Your Employees From Being Insanely Motivated

Inc Startups

Help your employees harvest it with some myth-busting Research shows that meaning sustains motivation over time.

North Carolina deer harvest dips this season

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The North Carolina deer harvest fell this past season, although experts say the long-term harvest trend remains up ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP)

Weekend Favs April Twenty Six

Duct Tape Marketing

Good stuff I found this week: Harvest – Time tracking app that plugs into all your project and client work. DTM Favs Glip Harvest Hello Vibe Weekend Favs April Twenty Six written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing.

2 Founders' Epic Search for the World's Best Coconut Water

Inc Startups

The sustainability wonks behind coconut water brand Harmless Harvest spill their formula

After last freeze, North Carolina harvests more strawberries

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — With the last freeze well behind them, North Carolina strawberry farmers are preparing for the second harvest RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

After last freeze, North Carolina harvests more strawberries

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — With the last freeze well behind them, North Carolina strawberry farmers are preparing for the second harvest RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Pitching to VCs and The Entrepreneurial Bible to Venture Capital

SiliconHills

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News If you, as an entrepreneur, email a VC firm, it’s a crapshoot whether they’ll even open it, much less read it. If you’ve got some heavy hitter, celebrity entrepreneur or investor making the introduction for you, your chances improve astronomically.

2 North Carolina fisherman charged with illegal harvesting

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Two commercial fishermen have pleaded guilty to illegally harvesting striped bass off North Carolina WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP)

Growing Up With the Harvest: Oregon Pot Entrepreneur Ready for the Legal Market

Inc Startups

Eli Bilton is about to enter Oregon's new legal weed industry with five dispensaries. His secret weapon? One hundred-foot-tall pot plants

METAL MONDAY: Harvester of Sorrow by Metallica - One of the.

Mark Birch

METAL MONDAY: Harvester of Sorrow by Metallica - One of the sports that never seems to get much coverage in the Olympics is wrestling. Even if I thought this was one of the weaker Metallica albums (where is the bass), Harvester of Sorrow is one of the tracks I still play on a regular basis off …And Justice for All. music thrash metal Metallica Harvester of Sorrow And Justice for All wrestling Metal Monday

Golf ball pieces from harvest cause hash brown recall

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) AP) — A food company is recalling frozen hash browns from stores in nine states because the potatoes may have pieces of golf balls in them

Great Harvest Bread sues Panera over trademark

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LOUIS — One restaurant chain that made its name off fresh bakery products is suing another, alleging federal trademark infringement for use of what it calls a confusingly similar advertising sloga

Great Harvest Bread sues Panera over trademark

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LOUIS (AP) — One restaurant chain that made its name off fresh bakery products is suing another, alleging federal trademark infringement for use of what it calls a confusingly similar advertising

Veterans turned farmers harvest help from agencies

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SPRING LAKE, N.C. (AP) AP) — As Ed Spence was growing up in Harnett County, he dreamed of nothing more than escaping his family's farm

Harvest of horseshoe crabs for medical use up for discussion

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Demand Harvesting - The Easiest Driver for Startups

Startup Marketing Blog

Early 2014 Harvest for Napa Valley—Hard Data Provides Perspective on the Impact of Global Warming

Pascal's View

We expect harvest to occur three weeks earlier than our 2013 crop, which was picked on October 3. Since we replanted the vineyard in 2000, this may be the earliest Levensohn harvest yet (our latest was just before Halloween in 2005).

Texas Venture Labs Expo Showcases Startups

SiliconHills

College church has rich history or celebrating the harvest

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SWANNANOA, N.C. (AP) AP) — A green John Deere tractor parked in front of the Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church wasn't out of place on the Sunday before Thanksgiving

U.S. Forest Service issues limits on ginseng harvest in western N.C.

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Forest Service is placing severe limits on the amount of wild ginseng that can be harvested in two national forests in western North Carolina due to instances of poaching ASHEVILLE (AP) — The U.S.

Valuations 101: The Venture Capital Method

Gust

The concept is simply…since: Return on Investment (ROI) = Terminal (or Harvest) Value ÷ Post-money Valuation. (in So, let’s address each of these: Terminal Value is the anticipated selling price (or investor harvest value) for the company at some point down the road; let’s assume 5-8 years after investment. For example, a software company with revenues of $20 million in the harvest year might be expected to have after-tax earnings of 15%, or $3 million.

16 Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Inspirational Business Quote

Hearpreneur

6 – Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant. I’ll call this the harvest. Once the credit score increases, that’s their harvest. Without seeds, there can be no harvest!

Solar Conduction Dryer Wins the Dell Social Innovation Challenge

SiliconHills

Because of lack of refrigeration, 20-to-30 percent of their harvest is spoiled, leaving them in perpetual poverty. By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News Shital Somani riveted the audience instantly, beginning her 90-second pitch at the Dell Social Innovation Challenge awards by announcing that 25 percent of farmers in India commit suicide. Solar Conduction [.] The post Solar Conduction Dryer Wins the Dell Social Innovation Challenge appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Austin-based Factom Raises $8 million in Venture Capital

SiliconHills

The Austin-based startup closed its Series A round with additional investment from Peeli Ventures, Harvest Equity and a number of Austin investors. Factom, a blockchain technology company, announced Tuesday that it has closed on $8 million in funding. In October, Factom announced it had closed its Series A round with $4.2 million in investment from […] The post Austin-based Factom Raises $8 million in Venture Capital appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

6 Ways to Give Back

Inc Startups

Ripert and his employees support City Harvest , a charitable organization that collects over 30 million pounds of unused food from restaurants, caterers, and markets each year and distributes it to hungry New Yorkers. Ripert and his staff do cooking demos at City Harvest's mobile market.

Why Success Shouldn’t Be Defined By Revenue, Shareholders, Or Even You

YoungUpstarts

For all the bad press Uber seems to garner, it sure knows how to appeal to its constituents and harvest unrelenting support. But many small businesses still assume the investor dollars they’ve harvested — or their impressive bottom lines — speak to their accomplishments.

6 Ways For Startups To Offer Greater Marketing Value

Startup Professionals Musings

They can find their personal tilt that sets them apart, build a base of followers as a foundation to a business, and then harvest the audience for diversification and monetization.

The future of food production – reasons to be hopeful

The Equity Kicker

Moreover, they employ cleanroom technologies meaning no herbicides or pesticides and no agricultural run-off, and the fossil fuels now used for plowing, fertilizing, seeding, weeding, harvesting, and delivery are gone as well.

Choosing Essential Equipment for Your Small Farm Business

Up and Running

Harvesting Equipment. Modern harvesting equipment allows farmers to save precious time and labor costs during harvest time. Without these machines, which average 150 acres per day, there can be no cereal, potato or beet harvest.

7 Guidelines For Entrepreneurs To Do The Right Thing

Startup Professionals Musings

It’s important to learn from peers, advisors and mentors that the required mindset must be combined with specific actions, including the ones outlined above, before value can be harvested.

Our Philanthropic Commitment

Marc Andreessen

John O’Farrell and Gloria Principe: Second Harvest Food Bank. We are delighted to announce that the six General Partners of Andreessen Horowitz, with our families, are all committing to donate at least half of all income from our venture capital careers to philanthropic causes during our lifetimes. The reason is simple. We are fortunate to work with some of the best entrepreneurs and technologists in the world, and in the process help create great and valuable companies.

Facebook’s business model

Chris Dixon

They don’t have to stoke demand – they simply harvest it. Startups usually succeed because of a single major product or business innovation. Google is unusual in that they succeeded because of two major innovations: their core search product, and their keyword advertising business model. Back in 2000, when Google was wildly popular but generating no revenue, the conventional wisdom was that their business model was uncertain.

Planning for a Harvest - Startups and angels: Along the way to success

Tim Keane

Planning for a Harvest. And in businesses that are not on a "harvest path," this system, (combined with a constantly updated market map) should work well for a long time, potentially providing a lot of positive cash flow for the company and its owners. But.for a company with investors who expect a "harvest," just as things get good on the revenue side, the strategic plan for the companys future becomes very important. Planning for a Harvest.