May, 2022

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning– Explained

Steve Blank

Artificial Intelligence is a once-in-a lifetime commercial and defense game changer. download a PDF of this article here ). Hundreds of billions in public and private capital is being invested in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning companies.

6 Success Mistakes Often Made By Serial Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

As you know, growing a business is hard, especially the first time. Unfortunately, every new initiative is different, so don’t get too smug if you have had some success, and can’t wait to repeat it again.


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Sapphire Preview: Next-Gen SAP

deal architect

It’s been a wild decade so far - COVID, accelerated climate change focus, now a Russian-triggered energy crisis. Throw in supply chain issues, mass resignations, diversity and other crises, and Churchill’s famous quote “never let a good crisis go to. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

The Best Ways To Keep Your Customers Informed In The Digital Age


Staying informed has become more important to consumers than ever in the digital age. Here are some ways to keep your customers informed. The post The Best Ways To Keep Your Customers Informed In The Digital Age appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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.

Should You Take Money from Investors Who Don't Share Your Values?

This is going to be BIG.

For most founders, fundraising is a struggle. Only a small minority of people are born into the kinds of connections and life paths to provide them instant access to capital. The rest have to work super hard to create access for themselves, build trust and win investors over.

Business Tips for New Startup Owners

The Startup Magazine

It all started with an idea, which later became the main focal point of your recently opened business. With everything up and running, you can’t help but feel proud of your accomplishment. However, now comes the hard part of maintaining your business.

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5 Ways To Expand Your Thinking For Your Next Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

With all the upheaval and uncertainty these days, I find many entrepreneurs and business owners are reluctant to pursue new dreams , waiting for the world to stabilize and risks to go away. As a long-time business advisor, I see things just the opposite.

Analyst Cam: Zoho Marketing Plus

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. Zoho announced today its Marketing Plus platform and in prep I had Prashanth “PVK” Krishnaswami, CX. Analyst Cam

Why The Resale Market Has Become Fashion’s Biggest Trend That’s Here To Stay


The new generation has flocked to secondhand as conscious consumers are growing increasingly concerned about the harmful environmental effects of fast fashion. The post Why The Resale Market Has Become Fashion’s Biggest Trend That’s Here To Stay appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Organized Content = Sales And More Time!

Rembrandt Communications

Are you missing content opportunities right now? Hello. It’s already May, and spring has sprung! What about your business? If you are working long hours and still haven’t seen an uptick in sales this year, have you looked at all of the content opportunities available?

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More Than Half of Employees Would Resign From Companies That Neglect Their Company Culture

The Startup Magazine

Every business wants to have the best employees, but keeping them can be a challenge. Although, by a company instilling a great workplace culture that satisfies all employees, it can provide to be a pathway to help enhance job satisfaction and reduce employee turnover.

How to Keep Employees Snacking Healthily in the Hybrid Workplace


As droves of workers settle into the new normal of hybrid work — partly remote, partly in-person — more companies are looking for solutions to keep employees’ snack cravings at bay, whether at home or in the office. Why do office snacks matter? .

5 Phases Of Every Startup That Regulate Your Success

Startup Professionals Musings

Successful startups seem to follow similar paths to greatness, and unfortunately all too often that path leads them back down the hill much faster than they went up.

Burning Platform: Experience, Inc.

deal architect

In the 74th episode of Burning Platform, we host yet another author, Jill Popelka, President of SAP SuccessFactors. She kindly took time out of her book launch schedule to summarize themes from Experience. She describes the inspiration for the.

The True Potential Of No-Code


No-code tools are platforms that allow users to build applications and workflow solutions without having to write code. Brett Li looks at their potential. The post The True Potential Of No-Code appeared first on Young Upstarts. Thinking Aloud Brett Li no-code programming web development

USA – The End of an Empire

Start Up Blog

“What? The land of the free? Whoever told you that is your enemy!” ” – Zach de la Rocca 1992. Let me back up a little. Growing up as a child in the 1980s, America was the land of milk and honey, where dreams came true. I just assumed one day I’d move to America.

Types of Motivation For Your Business and Your Workers

The Startup Magazine

There are many different types of motivation that can help your business and your workers. Some people might be motivated by money, while others might be motivated by praise or recognition.

Why We Invested in Flyp: Unlocking Recommerce Supply

View from Seed

Flyp’s model is quite unique, as it isn’t directly focused on the shopping consumer, but rather, on re sellers who sell on the re commerce marketplaces (like thredUP or competitors such as Poshmark or The RealReal).

Insights For Business Leaders Who Manage By Autocracy

Startup Professionals Musings

Trying to be a business leader by instilling fear in your employees and partners is never a good approach, but it is particularly devastating in a startup.

Friday take 5: what I read this week

VC Cafe

One of the things I missed about the time I started blogging is the naiveness and casualness of it. Writing a post was more like writing a tweet. With time, perhaps due my own inhibitions, doing a post was more like writing a memo.

Why Is A Holistic Digital Marketing Strategy Important?


These days an effective and practical digital media marketing strategy is essential to provide your company with a competitive edge. The post Why Is A Holistic Digital Marketing Strategy Important? appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others digital marketing marketing

30 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Break Through The Noise With Their Business


How do you gain the attention of your preferred audience in an era of stiff competition? The truth is, that both new and existing businesses struggle to create a sustained buzz around their business.

eCommerce Industry is Getting Saturated so you have to Stand Out

The Startup Magazine

Playing in a saturated market can be frightening as it seems that everyone is jostling for the same dwindling number of available customers. That’s one way of looking at it. The other is that at least there’s proof of demand.

Announcing our investment in – marketing automation for product-led growth

Version One Ventures

We’re very excited to announce our investment in , as the company comes out of stealth with a $5M seed round. Inflection is the only marketing automation solution purpose built for B2B product-led companies.

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7 Barriers To Communication In Business Relationships

Startup Professionals Musings

Most business mentors tell me that the single biggest problem they have to deal with in small companies is the lack of open, honest, and effective communication, both from the top down and from the bottom up. Some entrepreneurs forget that talking is not communicating.

The Supermarket of Software


Product Go-to-Market in the Supermarket of Software Era By Martina Lauchengco Consider your neighborhood supermarket. When you walk in, you see somewhere between 40,000 – 50,000 products. How do you decide which to buy? Do you buy products you already know? How often do you buy something you haven’t tried before or substitute a product. The post The Supermarket of Software appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group. Loved Product Marketing

Younger Generations, Worried About Climate Change, Are Poised For Action


by Frank Dalene, president and CEO of Telemark Inc.,


8 Steps to Write a Useful Internal Business Plan

Up and Running

One of the best uses for a business plan is as an internal management tool to help you run your business. Now, this doesn’t mean that you need to write a full business plan that you’d traditionally use to pursue funding or pitch to investors. .

How to split startup equity between startup founders when starting a new business

The Startup Magazine

Equity distribution among co-founders may be a complex procedure while starting any business. How you split founder startup equity can be even harder for a tech startup due to different roles and contributions from the founders.

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Top Techniques: 5 Strategies To Help You Become A More Effective Learner

Our Own Start-up

The good news about learning is that it’s not an inborn talent – it’s a skill you can improve through practice. Here are five strategies to help you in your learning journey. The post Top Techniques: 5 Strategies To Help You Become A More Effective Learner first appeared on Our Own Startup.

10 Startup Founder Decisions That Have No Good Answer

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs struggle with many startup founders quandaries in building their business, and these key dilemmas are probably the biggest source of pain and failure for the entrepreneur lifestyle.

IRR is a vanity metric

VC Adventure

I’m observing that IRR is a metric that is becoming an increasing focus in venture, replacing fund return multiple as the key metric of success. I understand the draw of IRR, and – as a fund draws to a close – there’s no question it’s an important metric.

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Running A Startup? Why To Invest In A Ping Pong Table


Having a ping pong table or two at your startup benefits employees in many ways, and may even help recruit new employees. The post Running A Startup? Why To Invest In A Ping Pong Table appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others employee satisfaction ping pong startup startup advice

The Stock Dive: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Market

This is going to be BIG.

I’ve been asked by portfolio companies and plenty of others about how they should be changing their strategy given the stock market pullback and what they’ve been hearing on “VC twitter”.

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4 Tips for Getting High Quality Backlinks (and Why These Boost Your SEO) 

The Startup Magazine

Only a tiny percentage of the millions of websites on the internet get organic traffic. While there are many reasons why sites fail to get organic traffic, not having getting high quality backlinks is at the very top. Image Source: Pixabay.

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5 ways to tackle your business fears

Our Own Start-up

It’s our nature as entrepreneurs to have a constant fear, which can be overcome only with personal conviction. To vanquish these fears and devise an appropriate course of action, we must trust our instincts. The post 5 ways to tackle your business fears first appeared on Our Own Startup.