January, 2023

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SAP BAU excerpts  – Ch. 7 – Sustainable Energy

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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8 Strategies To Capitalize On Untapped Global Markets

Startup Professionals Musings

In my experience, the Silicon Valley startup model, focused on disrupting established industries, has treated the USA well and created some great global businesses.

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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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5 Tips That Are Proven To Help Sellers Stand Out In A Sellers’ Market

YoungUpstarts

As a seller you have to compete with vendors who may be more established and better equipped to handle the influx of potential consumers. The post 5 Tips That Are Proven To Help Sellers Stand Out In A Sellers’ Market appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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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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What Is Your Publicist Really Doing?!

Rembrandt Communications

What is Your Publicist Doing? They may be hurting your brand.). You’ve done your research and found the perfect public relations person to promote your business in the new year. Then, you leave them alone to do their job… but do you know what they’re really doing?

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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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9 Point Checklist For Success In People Communication

Startup Professionals Musings

Every business professional and entrepreneur believes they are good communicators, but how do they know? It’s really the perception of the recipients that counts, and poor communicators are almost always poor listeners, so they don’t hear the shortcomings.

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Technology, Innovation, and Great Power Competition  – 2022 Wrap Up

Steve Blank

We just wrapped up the second year of our Technology, Innovation, and Great Power Competition class – now part of our Stanford Gordian Knot Center for National Security Innovation.

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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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New Year, New & Improved NextView Accelerator

View from Seed

With three accelerator cohorts under our belts and 17 graduated teams to turn to for feedback, we’re more confident than ever that our white-glove approach has lent itself well to the kind of program our industry was lacking.

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Israeli startup landscape collection 2023 edition

VC Cafe

Readers of VC Cafe know how big of a fan I am of startup landscapes. It’s not only that a picture is worth 1,000 words, but the landscapes, while limited in scope by definition, provide a snapshot on a particular sector in a moment in time.

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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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10 Ways To Make Your Funding Pitch More Hard-Hitting

Startup Professionals Musings

The average length of a funding pitch to angel investors is ten minutes. Even if you have booked an hour with a VC, you should plan to talk only for the first fifteen minutes.

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Be Where Your Business Is

Steve Blank

This post previously appeared on the readwrite blog. A CEO running a B-to-B startup in needs to live in the city where their business is – or else they’ll never scale. I was having breakfast with Erin, an ex-student, just off a red-eye flight from New York.

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Digital Marketing For Franchise: The Ultimate Guide

YoungUpstarts

Curious about digital marketing for franchise? This blog covers everything you need to know in creating successful digital marketing campaigns! The post Digital Marketing For Franchise: The Ultimate Guide appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others digital marketing franchise business marketing

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What Just Happened

Feld Thoughts

For those of you older than 40, it sort of felt like 2000. If you are younger than 40, a massive tech bubble just burst. I expect you know that. For the past six months, many VCs have been podcasting, tweeting, publicly writing, … and generally prognosticating about what you should do and what’s going to happen next. I think the best VCs didn’t prognosticate. They knew what was going to happen next.

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5 Predictions for Gaming, Metaverse and Entertainment Tech in 2023

VC Cafe

The future is impossible to predict, but that doesn’t stop us from trying. At Remagine Ventures, we’re constantly on the lookout for the next big thing in gaming, metaverse, and consumer tech.

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Analyst Cam: Visier – Workforce Analytics

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Jake Sorofman, CMO at Visier, a Vancouver, BC based vendor focused on. Analyst Cam

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5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Transforming Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

No matter how well your business seems to have worked for you up to this point, you can be certain that it will need to be heavily transformed for tomorrow’s new world-wide economy and no industry sector boundaries.

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4 Advantages Of Online Employee Scheduling Software

The Startup Magazine

Creating and managing employee schedules can be a complicated and time-consuming task for any business. Fortunately, with the help of online employee scheduling software, businesses can easily create and manage schedules for their employees.

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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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NYC Public Schools' Move to Ban ChatGPT Exposes Adults' Failures to Teach Healthy and Responsible Technology Usage

This is going to be BIG.

Prompt: “A Cartoon Teacher being crushed by the weight of society’s problems” - Stable Diffusion 2.1. This past Tuesday, New York City's Department of Education announced a ban on the popular chatbot ChatGPT from its schools' devices and networks. It’s easy to understand why.

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State of Israeli tech ecosystem 2022 and what to expect in 2023

VC Cafe

Happy New Year! 2022 is behind us now and the end of year reports are trickling in. 2022 was a year of two tales in Israeli tech – the first half, when it seemed that it was ‘business as usual’ and the second half, when it was clear it’s everything but usual.

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Analyst Cam: SAP – Think global, act local

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Eva Zauke Executive Vice President, Global Head of Enterprise Adoption at SAP. Analyst Cam Globalization and Technology

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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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Utilizing Financial Aid During a Global Crisis: A Guide for Business Owners

The Startup Magazine

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the global economy, with businesses in every sector feeling the strain of the crisis. As business owners struggled to keep their companies afloat, many turned to business financial aid programs for relief.

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Beyond “Us And Them”: A New Approach To Inclusion

YoungUpstarts

While so many inclusion programs focus on fervent advocacy for single groups, inclusion should come from a “humanity” standpoint, says Amri B. Johnson. The post Beyond “Us And Them”: A New Approach To Inclusion appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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How to Make Your Lean Startup Work With Almost No Money

ReadWriteStart

Every year, new startup entrepreneurs attempt to launch a business on the leanest budget possible. It could be because they have limited access to funding, because they’re trying to maximize profitability, or another reason entirely.

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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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SAP BAU Videos – Ch.7 Sustainable Energy

deal architect

The SAP Business as Unusual book by Thomas Saueressig and Peter Maier was released on December 20. click on badge on left to link to the Amazon page). The book relies heavily on conversations with SAP, customer, partner, research firm. SAP Business as Unusual

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6 Mistakes Often Made By Entrepreneurs Due To Passion

Startup Professionals Musings

As an entrepreneur mentor and startup investor, I see with sadness the 50 to 90 percent that fail. If you ask them for a reason, most will insist that they couldn’t get funding, or they ran out of money too early. But I’m not convinced that it’s as simple as that.

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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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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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Recurring revenues: Oil or glue?

Berkonomics

Some types of businesses generate more and more recurring revenues over time, often growing to a size where recurring revenues pay all of the overhead of the company – an enviable position. The surprising recurring revenue trap.

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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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SAP BAU Videos – Ch.4 New Customer Pathways

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, SAP Business as Unusual

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