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A Path to the Minimum Viable Product

Steve Blank

I first met Shawn Carolan and his wife Jennifer at the turn of the century at 11,000 feet. I was hiking with my kids between the Yosemite High Sierra camps. Having just retired from a career as an entrepreneur I had started thinking about why startups were different from large companies.

Three Keys To Startup Success


Oleg Konovalov shares the three common elements all successful businesses have that made them stand out – a strong vision, productive culture and focus. The post Three Keys To Startup Success appeared first on Young Upstarts.


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10 Entrepreneur Actions To Grow Beyond A One-Man Show

Startup Professionals Musings

Success in a startup is not possible as a “one-man show.” An entrepreneur has to engage with team members, partners, investors, vendors, and customers. In my experience, the joy of positive engagement is sometimes the only pay you get in an early startup.

Evocalize Opens New Office In Austin, Texas To Support Growing Demand for Its Collaborative…

Austin Startup

Evocalize Opens New Office In Austin, Texas To Support Growing Demand for Its Collaborative Marketing Platform Evocalize today announced the opening of a new office in Austin, Texas, giving the company the ideal environment to scale its go-to-market reach and gain access to Austin’s unique talent pool.

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.

24 Entrepreneurs Explain Their Favorite Songs to Get Them Motivated


Music can change your spirit. If you’re having a bad day and listen to your favorite song, it can change your entire mood. Music can also help you to get through difficult moments in life. One of the hardest things anyone can ever do is start and run a business.

Manage Day-To-Day Business Expenses In Five Simple Steps


One crucial mistake that business owners make is not managing daily expenses properly. For startups, this can snowball into a big problem. The post Manage Day-To-Day Business Expenses In Five Simple Steps appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business finance managing expenses

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Book: LEVERS – The Framework For Building Repeatability into Your Business

Feld Thoughts

The best businesses are data-driven and metrics-driven. Instead of simply tracking top-line metrics, every person in the organization understands their role, how they impact the business metrics, and how this impacts its larger goals.

Announcing our investment in Pickle Robot Company

Version One Ventures

In case you missed it last week, Pickle Robot Company , a robotics startup based in Cambridge, MA, shared that they raised $5.75M in seed funding. Today, we are excited to announce our investment in this round led by Hyperplane with participation from Third Kind Ventures, Box Group, and others.

Thinking About Trading Stocks? Here’s Where To Begin


Thinking of trading stocks? Here's a quick overview of how to begin your trading journey to have the best chance of success. The post Thinking About Trading Stocks? Here’s Where To Begin appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others stock market stock trading

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6 Ways To Increase Your Thinking Power On Key Issues

Startup Professionals Musings

Startups and entrepreneurs are drowning in the information overload, where the volume of data created is like a new Library of Congress every 15 minutes. That creates a huge gap between data and meaning, and makes quick decisions and action ever more difficult.

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Should You Discuss COVID-19 Vaccinations In the Workplace?

YFS Magazine

When is it (if ever) appropriate to discuss vaccination status and intentions with employees and colleagues? Grow Human Capital pandemic workplace development workplace safety workplace wellness

Why You Need Google My Business for Your Law Firm

The Startup Magazine

You may have implemented all the requisite search engine optimization (SEO) strategies on your law firm’s website, and now you are probably thinking of a way forward. How will you put your law firm on the map and increase its visibility to potential site visitors and clients?

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Post-Covid Real Estate: Did The Pandemic Reshape The Industry To WFH?


The pandemic has helped to change the way many buyers think about homeownership, and hence, also changed the real estate industry. The post Post-Covid Real Estate: Did The Pandemic Reshape The Industry To WFH? appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others COVID-19 real estate industry work from home


Announcing our investment in Filebase, the API-layer to access decentralized storage 

Version One Ventures

We’re excited to announce our investment in Filebase , the first S3-compatible object storage platform powered by decentralized storage networks. They just announced their $2M seed round led by our friends at Multicoin Capital with participation by Version One. .

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Succeeding in Venture Capital as an Introvert

Hunter Walker

How a year of virtual living made me appreciate people more. When I tell people I’m an introvert, reactions split into two camps. For those who know me well, it’s pretty much, “Yeah, duh.”

6 Signs You May Not Be Ready to Start a Business Just Yet

The Startup Magazine

The idea that you may not be ready to pursue your passion of starting a business may be a difficult one to digest. However, acknowledging this fact and working on your weaknesses before getting started could mean the difference between succeeding and failing.

How To Find The Right Employees When You’re Just Starting Out


Building a strong team when you’re first starting out will set your company up for lasting success. Use these suggestions to find and hire your new employees. The post How To Find The Right Employees When You’re Just Starting Out appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others building a team hiring

Four Tips To Maintain Healthy Habits Amid The Pandemic

YFS Magazine

The more you focus on healthy habits, the better you’ll feel. Reclaim control of your day and be kinder to your body and mind. Lifestyle health and wellness healthy lifestyle mental health pandemic


SHN’s Tech Talk Tuesday on Clubhouse to Feature Morgan Flager, Partner with Silverton


Every Tuesday at 2 p.m. Silicon Hills News hosts a tech talk featuring a local speaker. This Tuesday, April 20th at 2 p.m., Morgan Flager, general partner of Silverton Partners, will join the Silicon Hills Tech Talk Club to discuss startups and venture capital funding in Austin.

We Know So Much. And So Little

Feld Thoughts

On my run to Boulder on Saturday, I listened to The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything by theoretical physicist Michio Kaku. My run was about four hours long, which was roughly the time it took to listen to this spectacular book.

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Rights When Sending Money Overseas


Several laws regulate international money payments. With the rising trend of money transfer across borders, you need to be familiar with the laws and regulations. The post Rights When Sending Money Overseas appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others money matters remittance


How To Become Part Of The 1% Rich By Serving 1% Of A Market by Yaro Starak

By far the most recent successful graduate of my Blog Mastermind 2.0 program is Tien Chiu. Tien is a weaver, and in particular a color specialist.

How To Strengthen Employee Engagement Within Your Team

Up and Running

Highly engaged teams are often more productive, motivated, and highly likely to stay with companies compared to less-engaged ones. If one of your management team’s goals is to improve employee engagement, it’ll take some time to achieve. However, here are some actionable ways to get started. .

How to Keep Business Data Secure When Your Company is Fully Remote

The Startup Magazine

The transition to mobile work and freelancing is more accessible now, thanks to modern breakthroughs in technology. While this transition seems easy in concept, there are plenty of things companies don’t account for when it comes to cybersecurity.

Emergence – What is Now Needed for Leadership Teams to Become High Performance Teams


Is your company’s leadership team a high-performance one prepared to lead in this new era? That depends on how you emerge from the pandemic. The post Emergence – What is Now Needed for Leadership Teams to Become High Performance Teams appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Another Profit First Testimonial

Mike Michalowicz

We love sharing testimonials from fellow entrepreneurs. Check out this video from Adam McKee, of Contemporary Woods. He implemented Profit First about a year and a half ago, and we are so proud of the transformation that took place in his business.

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Monday Motivation: FINISH WHAT YOU START


This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off on the right foot. Here are some takeaways from the video: Forget about trying, do it. Jump in hard. Make a decision and keep it. Go right in.

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Top Agricultural Startup Ideas For Entrepreneurs To Consider

The Startup Magazine

The global economic landscape has changed in the wake of rolling global lockdowns, work from home operations and the new, less centralized global economy. Industries that were previously overlooked or considered stagnant have reemerged in the face of unprecedented change.

A Guide For Starting Your Own Dental Practice


Starting your own dental practice can offer you freedom as a dental practitioner and be a very rewarding business opportunity. The post A Guide For Starting Your Own Dental Practice appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others dental practice


How to find investors for a small business

Our Own Start-up

Small business owners know that raising money to start a new company can be a challenge - how can you find someone willing to back your dream, with no guarantee of success? The post How to find investors for a small business first appeared on Our Own Startup.

Do Nonprofit Organizations Need to Pay Taxes?

Board Effect

Every nonprofit starts with a great idea and a desire to fill a need in society. Good intentions aside, founding members of nonprofits don’t always know as much as they should about nonprofit tax laws.

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Safety 101: 6 Clever Ways to Create a Safe Learning Environment for Your Students

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Every student is endowed and develops differently from the other. However, the learning environment plays a significant role in their development. Students need to feel safe and comfortable as they learn.

4 Ways To Enhance Your Brand’s Credibility in 2021


Delia Passi shares how ‘social proof’ can help grow your sales, build trust with consumers and ensure you stay ­on their minds more than your competitors in the digital world. The post 4 Ways To Enhance Your Brand’s Credibility in 2021 appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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How to Build a Startup Team With an Entrepreneurial Mindset


Much of your startup’s success will depend on the quality and integrity of the team you put together. With talented, committed, hardworking people, even a merely decent idea can turn into something groundbreaking.

Everything Nonprofits Need to Know About Form 990 in 2021

Board Effect

Government compliance documents can be complicated and confusing for nonprofit board members. Perhaps what makes them even more challenging is that the laws and regulations are always changing.

6 Powerful Ways to Build a Great Brand Reputation

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Success is builton a great brand reputation. How consumers perceive your business is directly correlated to their desire to become your customers. Therefore, don’t make the mistake of underestimating brand reputation.