a16z Podcast: The Myths and Questions of Education

Andreessen Horowitz

consumer education back to school 2020 guest hostsMonopoly, oligopoly, cartel.

What marketing automation tools work best for higher education?

Net-Results

Depending on the size and budget of the educational institution, any marketing automation platform that would normally fit an equally sized business will fit the bill. As far as I know, there are no marketing automation platforms specifically geared towards the educational vertical – nor is that really necessary to be successful with software like this in education. The post What marketing automation tools work best for higher education?

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How to Educate Your Customers to Drive Sales

Nimble - Sales

In such a well-connected world, tech-savvy customers are not dependent on businesses to educate them. The post How to Educate Your Customers to Drive Sales appeared first on Nimble Blog. The world has become a small place, thanks to the proliferation of the internet and smartphones.

Customer Education Best Practices for the Onboarding Phase

Totango

Above all, it is an educational process. By implementing customer education best practices that drive the onboarding process, you will set your customers—and your enterprise— up for success. This is done by educating your customers on all the features and capabilities of your product. . The Top 5 Customer Education Best Practices for Onboarding. The customer education best practices that can deliver this rapid independence are: 1.

Intelligent Process Automation: Boosting Bots with AI and Machine Learning

Across all sectors, companies are learning that they can transform their businesses by embracing Intelligent Process Automation, or IPA. With the pairing of AI and RPA, IPA adds a new layer of intelligent decision-making processes to automated RPA tasks. By automating repetitive work, and adding the ability to automate intelligent decision making, intelligent automation frees up your most valuable resources – your employees – to spend more time on higher value and more strategic work. But in order to reap the rewards of Intelligent Process Automation, organizations must first educate themselves and prepare for the adoption of IPA. In our ebook, Intelligent Process Automation: Boosting Bots with AI and Machine Learning.

6 Best Kids Tablets With Parental Controls With Educational Features

SaaS Metrics

Children’s tablets are not only a random journey to the supermarket. The specifications, reliability, guarantee, and accessibility of the family control system must be carefully considered.

SaaStr Podcasts for the Week with SocialChorus, Trello, Gremlin, Terminal, Guild Education, Gitlab, and Pleo — November 15, 2019

SaaStr

Rachel Carlson , Co-Founder and CEO @ Guild Education, the leader in education benefits offering the single most scalable solution for preparing the workforce of today for the jobs of tomorrow. The post SaaStr Podcasts for the Week with SocialChorus, Trello, Gremlin, Terminal, Guild Education, Gitlab, and Pleo — November 15, 2019 appeared first on SaaStr.

What’s Next for Education Startups (Part II)

Andreessen Horowitz

Continuing our series on what’s next for education startups, in this a16z hallway conversation general partner Connie Chan talks with deal and research team operating partner Frank Chen about apps and services she’s seen in China that might inspire entrepreneurs … China marketplaces mobile education hallway conversations tech is global

a16z Podcast: Lessons Learned from Chinese Education Startups

Andreessen Horowitz

When people talk about trends in education technology, they often focus on how to disrupt higher education in the U.S., whether it’s about breaking free of the “signaling” factor of elite educations or how to shift education out of its … China design mobile

Customer Education: The Secret to Scale in Customer Success

ChurnZero

Earlier this week we hosted a well-attended webinar on – Customer Education: The Secret to Scale in Customer Success. . In this webinar we learned how to scale your Customer Success efforts and sustain Customer Lifetime Value while increasing brand value and decreasing Support costs through Customer Education. . Topics discussed included: How Customer Education scales a Customer Success team. Which components to include in your Customer Education program.

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

Education sales vs execution sales

Tomasz Tunguz

When going to market, startups tend to pursue one of two sales strategies, either education sales or execution sales.These sales strategies are substantially different. The Education Sale. If your customers don’t know they need your product yet, then the sales process is an education sale. Education sales are common when creating a new market (TiVo inventing the DVR) or when bringing existing technologies to new market segments (CRM for restaurants).

How our sales team helped reboot our educational videos

Inside Intercom

In this video, we chat about how our Sales team’s usage of educational video has helped shape the content itself into a more dynamic feature-specific format, increasing customer engagement (by ~84%) and reducing our cost to sale (~13% decrease in the sales cycle). The post How our sales team helped reboot our educational videos appeared first on Inside Intercom. video at Intercom.

5 SaaS Startups Using Customer Success Content to Educate Current Customers

Inturact

Somewhere along the line, we lost the idea to “Give the people what they want!” As marketers and as startup founders, that idea has always been our guiding star. But along the way, that simple message tends to get diluted, becoming “Give the people what we think they want,” or even worse, “Give the people what will make us the most money.”.

The challenges facing startups serving K-12 education

Tomasz Tunguz

Ariel Diaz wrote an insightful post in PandoDaily yesterday outlining the state of affairs in online education. Ariel touched on the history of education, catalogued the problems of the status quo and pointed to a few innovative initiatives. The major for-profit education companies, Capella and Phoenix, serve university students. 2Tor/2U brings online education to offline colleges.

How Can We Stop Under Utilizing a Key User Experience Champion?

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

With quality assurance/control already embedded in our development process, what if we expand that role to champion usability and customer delight? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant as he discusses how we can educate and equip our QA/QC process to forge champions of customer experience.

Investing in Labster

Andreessen Horowitz

The way schools teach and students learn has not changed much since the broad introduction of formal schooling in the late 1800s, despite the fact that most developed countries spend around 5-6% of their GDP on education. education

The a16z Marketplace 100: 2021

Andreessen Horowitz

consumer ecommerce education gaming, social, and new media marketplaces news online communities Uncategorized… The post The a16z Marketplace 100: 2021 appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

a16z Podcast: The Next Wave of Marketplace Startups

Andreessen Horowitz

consumer education gaming, social, and new media Marketplace 100 marketplaces news online communities UncategorizedThe a16z Marketplace 100 series explores the companies and trends behind largest and fastest-growing marketplace companies. See more at a16z.com/marketplace-100.

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a16z Podcast: Online Learning and the Ed Tech Debate

Andreessen Horowitz

consumer education online communities coronavirus ed tech online learningThis week, students in much of the country are returning to school—virtually.

Community Takes All: The Power of Social+

Andreessen Horowitz

consumer ecommerce education fintech gaming, social, and new media innovation clusters online communities Uncategorized social strikes backSocial Strikes Back is a series exploring the next generation of social networks and how they’re shaping the future of consumer tech.

Live, Social, and Shoppable: The Future of Video

Andreessen Horowitz

China consumer ecommerce education gaming, social, and new media mobile (& messaging) online communities Uncategorized social strikes backSocial Strikes Back is a series exploring the next generation of social networks and how they’re shaping the future of consumer tech.

A Year in Fintech in 50 Words

Andreessen Horowitz

APIs education enterprise & SaaS fintech gaming, social, and new media mobile (& messaging) news online communities open source policy & regulation Uncategorized end of year roundups trends 2020

Our Top 10 Consumer Tech Posts of 2020

Andreessen Horowitz

China consumer ecommerce education gaming, social, and new media marketplaces mobile (& messaging) news online communities Uncategorized end of year roundups trends 2020From gaming to edtech, marketplaces to social+, these were the most-read consumer tech posts of the year.

Investing in Reforge

Andreessen Horowitz

consumer education networking online communities UncategorizedThe rate of technological change over the last decade has been astounding. We’ve not only seen new companies and industries established, but also entirely new jobs and skills.

Edtech’s Answer to Remote Learning Burnout

Andreessen Horowitz

consumer education gaming, social, and new media marketplaces news online communities Uncategorized coronavirusThe back-to-school season has been a challenging process for teachers, parents, and students across the country.

5 Questions, 25 CEOs: The Marketplace Exec Survey

Andreessen Horowitz

consumer ecommerce education gaming, social, and new media Marketplace 100 marketplaces online communitiesThe Marketplace 100 is rooted in numbers—the data behind companies’ growth and GMV. But spreadsheets ultimately convey an incomplete view of a startup’s success.

16 Minutes on the News #41: Tiktok and ‘Seeing Like an Algorithm’

Andreessen Horowitz

AI, machine & deep learning China consumer design education gaming, social, and new media mobile (& messaging) news 16 Minutes creator economy glossaries & terms to know regional innovation what's next for video

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IT’S TIME TO BUILD

Andreessen Horowitz

policy coronavirus education future of cities jobs manufacturingEvery Western institution was unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic, despite many prior warnings.

a16z Podcast: Fintech for Gen Z and Millennials

Andreessen Horowitz

consumer education fintech mobile (& messaging) policy & regulation Uncategorized ISAsMillennials and Gen Z have been hard-hit by the one-two punch of the 2008 and 2020 financial crises.

The Hustler’s Guide to Nursing Jobs

Andreessen Horowitz

marketplaces online communities education healthcare Hustlin' TechThis is the next cycle (Q1 2020) of Hustlin’ Tech , a podcast series (from the a16z Podcast) about technology platforms that create opportunities for people.

a16z Podcast: Textiles as Tech, Science, Math, Culture… or Civilization

Andreessen Horowitz

design education open source book launches economics founder/maker stories gene editing including CRISPR history media guests nature of the firm & evolving institutions tech is global when science becomes engineering“The most profound technologies are those that disappear.

Investing in Roblox

Andreessen Horowitz

gaming & new media LSV announcements education entertainment gamingGaming has gone from a niche hobby to a massive global industry across all demographics and well beyond outdated, narrow stereotypes of “gamers”.

G2.com’s Ryan Bonnici on selling to educated customers

Inside Intercom

I caught up with Ryan for a conversation that ranged from how to articulate your value to educated customers to why he tries to schedule one job interview per day. Customers are more educated than ever. Selling to educated customers. The post G2.com’s Ryan Bonnici on selling to educated customers appeared first on Inside Intercom.

a16z Slack Debate: Breakout Marketplace Companies and Categories

Andreessen Horowitz

consumer ecommerce education gaming, social, and new media Marketplace 100 marketplaces online communities UncategorizedThe a16z Marketplace 100 series explores the companies and trends behind largest and fastest-growing marketplace companies. See more at a16z.com/marketplace-100.

a16z Podcast: The Myths of Heroes in Entrepreneurship — with Guy Raz

Andreessen Horowitz

education book launches community founder/maker stories media guests podcasting industry“I’m in a movie, but it’s the wrong movie.”

Bio Eats World: The Cost Disease in Healthcare

Andreessen Horowitz

How come things like healthcare, education, and housing get more and more expensive, but things like socks, shoes, and electronics all get cheaper and cheaper? AI, machine & deep learning bio education economics future of work healthcare history when science becomes engineering

The Hustler’s Guide to Nursing Jobs

Andreessen Horowitz

marketplaces online communities education healthcare Hustlin' TechThis is the next cycle (Q1 2020) of Hustlin’ Tech , a podcast series (from the a16z Podcast) about technology platforms that create opportunities for people.

360Learning’s Joei Chan on embracing innovation as a content marketer

Inside Intercom

Dee: Well, to be fair, there are elements to that history in terms of filmmaking, in terms of education and storytelling that I think is probably very well expressed in your world today. Scale by Intercom b2b content content marketing education employee onboarding onboarding

Introducing ‘Hustlin’ Tech’ — Our Guides to Technology for Hustlers

Andreessen Horowitz

The conversation generally revolves around opportunity translating into a massive mountain of necessary … Uncategorized education hustlin Hustlin' Tech“You got what it takes, but not enough to get started” — Too Short. An often-discussed problem today is that talent is more evenly distributed than opportunity.