4 B2B Services Every Startup Needs


To find out when professional support really is essential and what it’s worth spending your budget on, take a look at these four B2B services every startup needs. The post 4 B2B Services Every Startup Needs appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others B2B business advice startup advice

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Burning Platform: Startup Communities

deal architect

In the 34th (today) and 35th (tomorrow) episode of the series we have Brad Feld, Founding Partner, Foundry Group and Ian Hathaway who leads the global ecosystems business at Techstars, In the episode below, they discuss their book, The Startup.


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7 Ways Your Startup Can Make A Positive First Impression


As a startup business, knowing how to make a solid first impression is crucial because it can determine how many loyal consumers you'll gain and introduce you to relevant people in your business area that can help expand your business' influence. Advice For The Young At Heart startup advice

Willie Nelson, startup supporter?

Austin Startup

And fewer people know about the thread that runs through Willie’s contributions to the Austin music scene, and how that connects to the startup scene. Sit back, hit play, and get ready for some Willie: [link] This video is from Cam Houser, founder of Minimum Viable Video and 3 Day Startup.

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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.

Three Keys To Startup Success


The post Three Keys To Startup Success appeared first on Young Upstarts. Advice For The Young At Heart business advice business success Oleg Konovalov startup success

6 Obligations That Come With Startup External Funding

Startup Professionals Musings

As an angel investor to startups, I’m still surprised to find entrepreneurs who expect investors to give them money, and assume no strings attached. I’ve seen many startups that might well have succeeded, if only they had not attracted all the money they wanted.

Discover The Best Practices For Funding Your Startup


The post Discover The Best Practices For Funding Your Startup appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others Funding raising funds startup fundingStart by analyzing key aspects of your business and its needs and before proceeding towards raising external capital.

8 Startup Excesses Which Will Jeopardize The Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Waste in a startup is any activity that burns resources, but creates no value or competitive advantage in the eyes of customers. In the startup world, this is often seen as a lack of focus. Communication is the fuel that controls the speed of startups.

Growth Tips For Small Startups


There is no one single formula for startup success. These tips are a good start for anyone looking to navigate the startup space in 2021. The post Growth Tips For Small Startups appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others startup advice

8 Reasons To Initiate A Startup While Career Probing

Startup Professionals Musings

You have probably secretly always wanted to run your own show, but with an existing job, never took the time to consider a startup. Unless you are a true loner, you need someone like-minded but complementary in skills to help you with the startup plans.

10 Keys To Building Unstoppable Startup Partnerships

Startup Professionals Musings

A common challenge faced by every entrepreneur is that they don’t have the bandwidth, interest or skills to do everything that is required to build their startup. Two heads are always better than one in a startup. Jointly define major milestones and key metrics for the startup.

Marketing For Startups: The 3 Types Of Marketing Strategies


As a new business owner, you always search for startup marketing strategies that work to grow your business. The post Marketing For Startups: The 3 Types Of Marketing Strategies appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others marketing strategies Online marketing startup marketing

8 Creative Pricing Strategies Most Startups Overlook

Startup Professionals Musings

innovative pricing startup strategyAs an advisor to new business owners, I’m accustomed to seeing primarily the simple traditional product pricing strategies , usually driven by competitor prices, or cost plus a reasonable margin.

Creating Community: The 5-Step Startup Road Map

YFS Magazine

Company Culture Grow community building community development company culture recommended startup adviceBuilding the concept of community into your business strategy can as simple as you want it to be, while forming priceless community bonds.

10 Startup Execution Steps Highlight The Finish Line

Startup Professionals Musings

Seth Godin once said that overnight success in startups takes about six years, and Seth is an optimist. We have all seen businesses and startups with great ideas that never seem to reach the finish line, while others with more mundane solutions seem to take some hidden path to success.

8 Personal Attributes Mitigate Startup Funding Risks

Startup Professionals Musings

In the eyes of investors like me, to be an entrepreneur, it’s not enough to create an innovative solution – you need to convince me that you can build a profitable business.

10 Tips For Entering The Startup Community This Year

Startup Professionals Musings

These days I see a surge of new startups as businesses seem to be recovering from the pandemic. No online presence may brand you as “old school,” and not startup material. Fashion trends in startups are more relaxed and modern than you may see in large enterprises.

Israeli startup Landscape Maps (Updated April 2021)

VC Cafe

Readers of VC Cafe know that I collect and curate Israeli startup landscape maps. There are over 88 Israeli insurtech startups vying to be the next in line. There are more than 100 Israeli startups in the energy tech space. Startup Maps cybertech deep tech Industry 4.0

Follow Your Startup Dreams With These Steps


How do you launch a startup? Here are some steps you can take that will increase the likelihood of startup success. The post Follow Your Startup Dreams With These Steps appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others entrepreneur advice Entrepreneurship startup advice

Startups Should Start Saying Goodbye to.com,net and.org Domain Extensions


The post Startups Should Start Saying Goodbye to.com,net and.org Domain Extensions appeared first on ReadWrite. Branding Entrepreneurs ReadWrite Startups bootstrap a startup branding domain nameDomain names — the focal point of the internet.

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Unique Tips For Startup Success


Keep these tips in mind to get your startup off to the best possible start. The post Unique Tips For Startup Success appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others startup adviceSetting up a new business is a big undertaking.

Accelerators Have Resources To KickStart Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the reasons that now is the time to be an entrepreneur is the explosion of startup assistance organizations, usually called incubators or accelerators. Peer-to-peer networking with other startups and founders in the same stage. Are you and your startup ready to make the cut?

7 Current Market Forces Bring Startup Opportunities

Startup Professionals Musings

Startups are the corporations of the future, so I have long believed that entrepreneurs who study existing corporate models, rather than ignoring them with disdain, will likely profit from the exercise. Startups can win carrying less baggage onto this playing field.

Smart Ways To Promote Your Startup


Whatever the nature of your newfound enterprise, there are some solid moves you can make to promote your startup. The post Smart Ways To Promote Your Startup appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others startup advice

5 Ways Creative Startups Can Sustain The Environment

Startup Professionals Musings

A while back, I focused on the new sharing economy , so this time I will highlight how a shortage of something, like natural resources, should be seen by an aspiring entrepreneur as a wealth of new startup ideas. Consider the startup MarkForged , which takes carbon-fiber to a 3D printer.

Do Startups No Longer Need Recruitment Agencies?


Any business startup involved in the technical industry from aerospace to specialist IT may benefit from professional help or even just advice from a technical recruitment agency. The post Do Startups No Longer Need Recruitment Agencies?

The Main Reasons Startups Fail


Launching a startup is ridiculously exciting. That’s because more than half of all startups fail within the first five years of operation. Understanding the reasons why startups fail can help you avoid such a fate. So what are the driving factors that lead to startup failure?

7 Startup Laws Of Finance That You Dare Not Shortcut

Startup Professionals Musings

Many startups fail before reaching that magic “cash-flow positive” position they have been striving for, despite seemingly reasonable financial projections. A startup must ensure that the payments are collected per agreed terms. In startups, cash is king.

6 Fear Of Success Qualms Can Lead To Startup Failure

Startup Professionals Musings

Startups have to deal with many factors outside their control, so this fear can cause an unhealthy stress and worry. Yet failing in a startup is practically a rite of passage, according to investors, as well as successful entrepreneurs.

Startups Spawned By Big Companies Have Extra Hurdles

Startup Professionals Musings

A spin-off is merely a startup spawned by a mature parent (company), and conventional logic would dictate that it has a survival advantage over the lowly startup. Mingle and learn from the startup culture and new technology – without losing control.

6 Ways Chutzpah And Confidence Can Make Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Based on my experience as a business advisor, I’m convinced that most startup investors invest in the entrepreneur, as much as a solution or product. best entrepreneurs chutzpah self-confidence startup

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The Virus Survival Strategy For Your Startup

Steve Blank

With the Covid-19 virus a worldwide pandemic, if you’re leading any startup or small business, you have to be asking yourself, “What’s Plan B? If you’re running a startup or small business, your first priority (after your family) is keeping your employees and customers safe.

8 Key Startup Drivers Bring Pleasure As Well As Sweat

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m fully convinced that both inspiration and perspiration are always required in a startup. inspiration perspiration startup successYet many people seem to be stuck on one end or other of this equation – all perspiration with no dream, or all inspiration with no reality.

How To Turn Your Idea Into A Startup


What distinguishes startup entrepreneurs is their determination to act to bring one of those ideas to fruition. The post How To Turn Your Idea Into A Startup appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others startup startup advice

Green business ideas for startup entrepreneurs

Our Own Start-up

The post Green business ideas for startup entrepreneurs first appeared on Our Own Startup. There are several ways on how you can start your own eco-friendly business, depending on your interest and funds.

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6 Indications Of A Dysfunctional Leader In A Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

A few years ago I was intimately involved with a promising startup that taught me about this issue. It’s not a disease, but it can kill your startup. In the beginning, we all found our startup founder to be dynamic, driven, and decisive. It could save your startup!

Startup Communities Audiobooks

Feld Thoughts

The audiobooks for The Startup Community Way and Startup Communities, 2e are both available. If you are an Audible listener, you can get them at: The Startup Community Way: Evolving an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem . Startup Communities audible audiobook

Startup Boards

Both Sides of the Table

Startups that are backed by professional financial investors almost always have a Board of Directors that consists of some set of founders, investors and sometimes independent directors. While the management of a startup company deals with the day-to-day decision-making within the company (strategy, budgets, goals, tasks, compensation) ultimately the Board of Directors has the legal governing responsibilities for these things. startup

6 Leadership Requirements For Every Startup Business

Startup Professionals Musings

One answer is for the developer to find a partner, like Steve Jobs, who is a leader to build and run the business, and two heads in a startup are almost always better than one. business leadership developer herminia ibarra startup

7 Keys To Scaling A Startup into A Thriving Business

Startup Professionals Musings

As an advisor to many startups today, I still see that most of you entrepreneurs see yourselves as the sole driver of your new solution, and the key driver of your new business. scale it solo entrepreneur startup team

8 Tips For Getting Your Startup Right The First Time

Startup Professionals Musings

Who would not want to join the unicorns (recent startups with a current valuation of over $1 billion)? Excellent detailed resources are everywhere, including a classic book, “ The Startup Checklist ,” by serial entrepreneur and founder of the New York Angels, David S.

5 Keys To An Unbeatable Solution For Your New Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m convinced that this “me too” or incremental thinking is one of the key reasons that ninety percent of new startups fail, and most of the investors I know won’t sign non-disclosure forms, since they claim to hear the same startup ideas over and over again.