July, 2021

On the road again - Part 2 - the Wild West of business travel

deal architect

In part 1 last week, I described our family's experiences on a trip to Mountain States - 3 airports, 5 flights, 9 hotels, 2 rental cars, plenty of restaurants. While I was balanced and reported what worked well, we saw. Food and Drink New Normal COVID-19 Travel


The Class That Changed the Way Entrepreneurship is Taught

Steve Blank

This article first appeared in Poets and Quants. Revolutions start by overturning the status quo. By the end of the 20th century, case studies and business plans had reached an evolutionary dead-end for entrepreneurs. Here’s why and what we did about it.

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8 Entrepreneur Attributes Proven To Attract Investors

Startup Professionals Musings

As an angel investor in early-stage startups, I’ve long noticed my peers apparent bias toward the strength and character of the founding entrepreneurs, often overriding a strong solution to a painful problem with a big opportunity.

3 Reasons Why Your Remote Workers Are Not As Safe As You Think


Strengthen your business’ security by following best practices and training your employees on security for remote workers. The post 3 Reasons Why Your Remote Workers Are Not As Safe As You Think 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.

11 LinkedIn Posting Tips to Get Viral on LinkedIn


In this article, we will share six LinkedIn algorithm tips and insights and 11 actionable content tips. You can start following these tips on LinkedIn today to gain maximum engagement and opportunities.

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Introducing Peerbagh Stories


We are so proud to introduce our latest Children’s book and storytelling imprint, Peerbagh Stories. For this mega project, we are partnering with Millennium India Education Foundation , Delhi, and storytellers from India, Canada, and the United States.

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Announcing Our Investment in YAA

View from Seed

I’m very excited to announce our investment in YAA. You can read the update from the company’s CEO Zach here , and we are excited to be partnering with our friends at Flybridge and Long Journey on this investment. .

8 Keys To Maximizing Your Confidence and Self-Esteem

Startup Professionals Musings

Confidence and self-esteem are critical to your success as an entrepreneur, or any business role. As a mentor, I’m regularly frustrated by people who try to cover their lack of confidence with ego and arrogance , rather than working on the base issue.

The Best Apps To Ensure Your Workplace Stays Productive


To help businesses, we've come up with a list of the best apps that businesses can use in order to increase workplace productivity. The post The Best Apps To Ensure Your Workplace Stays Productive appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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


Domain names — the focal point of the internet. There is no doubt the existence of a big-three-domains consisting of the.com,org and.net. These three reign supreme. For over 30 years, these domain extensions have been used to house some of the internet’s most recognized websites.

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The Tipping Point for 3D content is Now

VC Cafe

The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behaviour crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point. Some tech revolutions happen quickly, like a tsunami. For example, smart phone penetration.

Analyst Cam: Zoho's new Business Intelligence platform

deal architect

When they held ZohoDay in February, Zoho had briefed me in detail on their BI roadmap. I had given them some feedback. So did several other analysts during the day. They took that input and managed to work through the. Analyst Cam Analytics, Big Data

Risk Identification: How Business Owners Can Build Operational Resilience

YFS Magazine

The practice of risk management is an essential part of running a long-term successful business. Grow Operations business operations recommended risk management risk management software

5 Strategies For Recognizing Early The Need To Change

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur realizes that change is now the norm, and they have to adapt their business quickly to survive and prosper. In fact, the best entrepreneurs seem to see breakthrough changes coming even before they really happen, and are able to turn them into huge new opportunities.

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How Dancing Tango Improves Teamwork


Many businesses are exploring dancing´s socializing aspects to improve team performance. Anita Flejter, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Ultimate Tango, shares more. The post How Dancing Tango Improves Teamwork appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Guide to Create an Uber for Courier App


Many people predicted that the business of courier delivery would not survive in the digital era. However, Courier services are used domestically and internationally now. This trend is promising despite the rising usage of email, instant messaging applications, and social media platforms, .

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How to get your mobile app discovered in 2021

VC Cafe

The iOS app store officially launched on July 10 2008 with 500 apps. Almost overnight, a huge new industry was created around mobile.

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The Timeline of Next

deal architect

A few weeks ago, Cognizant invited a few of us to look at the future of world over the next few years. We considered trends that were already in motion and were accelerated by what happened over the last year


Content Strategy and PR Prep for More Free Time

Rembrandt Communications

Are you ready to have fun this summer? Summer is here, and that means more fun in the sun with friends and family members… unless you get stuck working long hours in front of your computer.

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6 Management Strategies To Maintain Brand Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

Every one of you business owners I know has worked hard to build your brand, and recognizes the critical value of instant brand recognition and leadership. You have done everything to register your brand legally , including domains, copyrights, patents, and trademarks.

How To Bring Your Product Idea To Life


The possibility of inventing a product that changes lives for the better is an exciting prospect. However, having a product idea and bringing it to life are two very different things.

Seven Timeless Tips for Connecting and Building Relationships at Conferences


An important part of honing our skills as business professionals is becoming better at meeting new people and building real relationships. The more we invest in practicing engaging with others effectively — the more natural our ability to build relationships, becomes.

Help me celebrate International Firgun Day 2021 (July 17)

VC Cafe

Tomorrow, July 17, is International Firgun day ( #internationalfirgunday ).

Vertical Velocity

deal architect

While there is a lot of noise about "Industry Clouds", I have been encouraged to see specifics in the form of new product launches and M&A/ownership changes in the last few weeks. They promise to bring a lot more industry. Cloud Computing, SaaS Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

Four Questions To Find The Perfect Co-founders

YFS Magazine

Starting a business with someone is a big step, and it’s incredibly important to make sure you work with the right people. Plan business partners cofounders partnerships starting a business

6 Keys To Getting Beyond Basic Incremental Innovation

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the business ironies that many entrepreneurs have learned the hard way in the past is that ideas which are truly disruptive carry the highest risk of failure, take the longest to gain traction, and thus are the least likely to get external funding.

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5 Responsibilities Of Store Owners


Store owners are the face of their business. Here are a few of the main responsibilities of a store owner. The post 5 Responsibilities Of Store Owners appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others managing a store store management store marketing

Marketing Analytics: Attribution Is Not Incrementality

Occam's Razor

One of the business side effects of the pandemic is that it has put a very sharp light on Marketing budgets. This is a very good thing under all circumstances, but particularly beneficial in times when most companies are not doing so well financially. There is a sharper focus on Revenue/Profit.

The Definitive Guide to Google Analytics 4


Google Analytics 4 is the next generation of Google Analytics. For the first time ever, Google has rebuilt it’s platform from the ground up, transforming how data is collected to deliver holistic measurement across websites and mobile apps.

2 1/2 Angel Investing Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

Hunter Walker

I Made These Mistakes A Few Times But You Don’t Need To. Part of successful angel investing is picking winners. Another part is avoiding picking losers. Before we founded Homebrew I made ~20 or so investments in startups using my own savings.

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Eco-Beauty Brand Sienna Leads the Way In Vegan And Aluminium-Free Nail Polish

YFS Magazine

In recent years, brands have increased investment in environmental credentials as shoppers are increasingly drawn to ethical brands. Grow Marketing & Sales eco-friendly business green business marketing recommended sustainability sustainable business

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7 Strategies To Prepare For The Next Customer Change

Startup Professionals Musings

If you think your business has weathered the storm, think again. In addition to obvious economic challenges, the emerging generation of customers is determined to radically change the rules for customer engagement.

Putting Personal Money Into A Business In 7 Steps


Using personal funds to start your business may seem daunting, but all it comes down to is making informed decisions and keeping detailed records. The post Putting Personal Money Into A Business In 7 Steps appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Willie Nelson, startup supporter?

Austin Startup

The country music legend behind Austin’s entrepreneurship scene It’s impossible to live in Austin and not hear Willie Nelson’s name. But few people know his story and how he made Austin what it is.

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The Complete Guide to Google Tag Manager


Google Tag Manager (GTM) allows your team to collect data essential to making smart marketing decisions. Understanding the benefits of GTM and how to properly utilize it can be a challenge, so we’ve put together this guide as a reference point.

How To Start A Dropshipping Business — 2021 Startup Guide

Up and Running

eCommerce has become a major business , so it’s no surprise you’re considering joining the 7.9 million online businesses that sell products via the web. Research published by Statista in March 2021 showed revenue from eCommerce in the United States reached $431.6