Black History’s Impact on Entrepreneurship

Andreessen Horowitz

This collective cultural and entrepreneurial genius is what … The post Black History’s Impact on Entrepreneurship appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. This month, we recognize the importance of black history and the leaders who paved the way for future generations.

UC Students Gain New Resources, Opportunities Through Expanded Entrepreneurship Program


24) the expansion of an exciting program that will equip students with more tools and resources] to take their entrepreneurship and innovation to the next level. Reposted from the University of California Press Room.

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Techstars and HBCUvc Launch 10-City Startup Weekend Tour to Promote Diversity in Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital


HBCUvc is a nonprofit organization that trains students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) in venture capital and technology entrepreneurship. WASHINGTON, D.C.

A New Way to Help Student Entrepreneurs Succeed: Learnings from the inaugural LaunchPad Lift Cohort, part of the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars entrepreneurship program


LaunchPad Lift “was the most impactful incubator/entrepreneurship program I have participated in. Together, we help students learn about entrepreneurship, find great mentors, and start successful companies. Entrepreneurship is all about action.

Sushi, passion, and entrepreneurship

Tom Tunguz

Passion is not something you follow. It’s something that will follow you as you put in the hard work to become valuable to the world. Follow a Career Passion? Let It Follow You. In his book “So Good They Can’t Ignore You”, Cal Newport, a college classmate, champions the idea that passion lags work, instead of passion inspiring work. It’s the same philosophy embraced by sushi master Jiro, in the documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi.” Jiro should focusses on mastering a practice, making sushi.

Entrepreneurship growth: perception vs reality

Tom Tunguz

The flurry of media activity in entrepreneurship including the spate of new TV shows like X-Factor for tech and Shark Tank, the refocus of the NYTimes and WSJ on technology, and the number of entrepreneurs on mainstream magazine covers gave me the impression that entrepreneurship is on the rise. There’s this idea that we can somehow rely on entrepreneurship to get us out of the job crisis,” said Scott Shane, an economics professor at Case Western Reserve University.

Techstars and Future Females join forces to drive gender parity in global tech entrepreneurship


Techstars, and Future Females are piloting an initiative to move the needle on the participation and success of women in tech entrepreneurship around the globe.

A Fireside Chat on LA’s Tech Scene, Entrepreneurship, and More


The post A Fireside Chat on LA’s Tech Scene, Entrepreneurship, and More appeared first on ReSci Techstars Executive Director Cody Simms & ReSci CEO Jerry Jao sit down to chat on a broad range of topics: Founder’s depression Top Qualities needed as a founder How to transition into an investor What an investor looks for in a startup The truth about.

Becoming an Entrepreneur: How I Started My Very First Business with Just $300

Groove HQ

EntrepreneurshipMy story of becoming an entrepreneur—and how I nearly lost everything on the very first day. The vehicle shook, and I startled. What the hell was that?,” I thought.

Building a Sales Engine: Nailing Growth at the Series A

Point Nine Land

growth entrepreneurship vc-funding saas sales7 things SaaS founders should do to improve sales operations before gearing up for scale Continue reading on Point Nine Land ».

10 Steps to Improve Business Networking Skills of Your Sales Team

Nimble - Sales

EntrepreneurshipIf you are not yet familiar with the term business networking, be sure that you are missing out on plenty of opportunities! In the modern world, business networking is an essential part of the success of any enterprise.

The Top 5 Leadership Qualities a First-Time Founder Should Practice

Groove HQ

EntrepreneurshipStarting a business is hard.

6 Marketing Benefits to Getting Certified as a Woman-Owned Business

Nimble - Sales

EntrepreneurshipIf you’re thinking about getting certified as a woman-owned business, the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is the largest certifier in the United States. There are other certification programs too, particularly at the state level.

If You Don’t Like The Road You’re Walking, Start Paving Another One”.

The Marketing & Growth Hacking Publication

marketing business mark-growth entrepreneurship productivityChoose Your Own Lead Generation Direction. Continue reading on Marketing And Growth Hacking ».

SaaS Pricing Experts Explain How To Turn Pricing Into Your Biggest Growth Lever In 2018


Entrepreneurship Pricing SaaSThe post SaaS Pricing Experts Explain How To Turn Pricing Into Your Biggest Growth Lever In 2018 appeared first on Chargify Blog.

6 Reasons Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Blog

Nimble - Sales

Entrepreneurship Marketing Social Selling content marketing SEOYou’ve surely noticed nearly every business out there has a blog. Whether it’s managed correctly or not, it’s likely there. That’s because we live in the age of information.

Adam Neumann stepping down: Softbank getting its ducks in a row?

The Marketing & Growth Hacking Publication

startup softbank wework entrepreneurship businessAs many had anticipated, WeWork’s CEO, Adam Neumann, is stepping down, and it could all have been about Softbank. Continue reading on Marketing And Growth Hacking ».

How to Use Upselling to Increase Customer Happiness, Retention and Revenue

Groove HQ

EntrepreneurshipUpselling doesn’t have to be a dirty word. In fact, it can help you make your customers happier. What comes to mind when you think of the word upsell? For many of us, it might bring up images of sleazy salespeople trying to line their pockets by selling us extra stuff we don’t need. And, […]. The post How to Use Upselling to Increase Customer Happiness, Retention and Revenue appeared first on Groove Blog.

7 Awesome Entrepreneurs shared their secrets at SaaStock 2017

Pierre Lechelle

Entrepreneurship SaaSAs some of you may know, the largest european SaaS conference happened in Dublin on the week of the 18th of September. If you don’t know about SaaStock, you should definitely check it out. This edition gathered 1 500 people from all over the world.

10 Learnings Building a Consulting Practice to €150k+ per year

Pierre Lechelle

EntrepreneurshipAbout 4 years ago, I tried to launch a business but failed without grace. The irony is that other entrepreneurs were asking me for advice. I quickly realized that I could help them grow their business. I also realized that I could make a good living out of it.

Brand Yourself — Beginner’s Guide to Building an Amazing Brand

The Marketing & Growth Hacking Publication

branding blogging-for-business entrepreneurship branding-strategy blogging-tipsHow to DIY your brand Continue reading on Marketing And Growth Hacking ».

An Entrepreneur Doesn’t Have To Like Pies To Make Money Off Pies

The Marketing & Growth Hacking Publication

business-strategy business-intelligence mark-growth sales entrepreneurshipThey Just Need To See The Value In Selling Pies To People Who Like Pies Continue reading on Marketing And Growth Hacking ».

My 90-day Plan to Build a World Class Network

The Marketing & Growth Hacking Publication

writing mark-growth business entrepreneurship self-improvementImagine asking for the insight of the most incredible people in the world… and getting a reply. Continue reading on Marketing And Growth Hacking ».

Ten Ways to Get the Most out of Conferences


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Why Being Clueless Can Be a Great Thing

Entrepreneur - SaaS

How hiring our first salesperson led me to recognize that cluelessness is at the heart of entrepreneurship. Make More Happen

Stopping the Sales & Marketing Double Drowning


Entrepreneurship Management Marketing Sales StartupsI earned my spending money in high school and partially paid for college by working as a lifeguard and water safety instructor. Working at a lovely suburban country club you don’t make a lot of saves.

Hi, I’m Neil Patel, Co-founder of NPDigital. Ask Me Anything!

Neil Patel

You can ask me about entrepreneurship, marketing, or anything else. EntrepreneurshipToday, I thought I would do something a bit different, as 66.9% of my website traffic is brand new.

10 Challenging Business Skills You Need to Master


EntrepreneurshipThe business world is a realm of vaguely defined borders. Business is a place where having the right skills is important. Knowing what those skills are and when to use them isn’t always apparent.

Avoiding the Ten-Year Stock Option Trap (and Other Stock-Option Considerations)


Entrepreneurship IPO Startups Uncategorized Venture Capital expiration stock optionsI’ve increasingly spoken to startup employees who find themselves in a difficult trap.

Appearance on the Twenty Minute VC: Financing Thoughts, The Private Equity Sales Process, and More


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5 Ways Small Businesses Can Setup An Online Store On A Tight Budget


With these guides, you can find topics on Digital marketing, web design, link building, entrepreneurship, social marketing and much more! Entrepreneurship MarketingThinking of starting a small business but worried about finances?

How Predictable Revenue built its innovative Outbound Validation program with CPO Kenny MacKenzie

Predictable Revenue

And that’s the story of entrepreneurship. A few years back,Kenny MacKenzie, Predictable Revenue’s Chief Product Officer had bootstrapped his company, Vandrico, to six figure revenue and a team of 13 people.

7 Benefits of Owning An Interactive App for Online Businesses


Entrepreneurship ProductivityThere’s something about a good interactive experience that makes it hard to forget. Not only does it provide a delightful experience to a customer, but it leaves behind a special memory.

10 Characteristics of Dedicated And Successful Entrepreneurs


The words “ Entrepreneurship ” and “ Entrepreneur ” have become very popular in the age of digital technology. Entrepreneurship can be defined in several ways. Entrepreneurship

Marc Nager & Dave Mayer on building rural startup communities


Techstars knows this isn’t true: successful entrepreneurship can happen anywhere. . He is on a mission to bring entrepreneurship to rural America. . Marc and Dave on the economic benefits—and potential—of entrepreneurship in a small town: .

Techstars Foundation Accepting 2019 Grant Applications


Techstars is always working to be a leader in inclusive entrepreneurship by improving opportunities for women and underrepresented minorities throughout our global ecosystem.

10 Excuses That Are Holding You Back From Being Great!


If you start a business to free yourself, then dare not oppose the “powers that be”, you undermine the very spirit of entrepreneurship. EntrepreneurshipYou want to have self-awareness and growth? The first step is being honest with yourself to be great at anything.

What does it take to raise capital, in SaaS, in 2019?

Point Nine Land

venture-capital financing founders entrepreneurship saas[link] Two weeks ago we released the 2019 edition of our (in)famous SaaS Funding Napkin.

Branding your early-stage software company

Point Nine Land

startup saas branding vc entrepreneurshipA short summary of what I’ve learned about branding reading a bunch of articles online ….and and preparing for Point Nine’s upcoming rebrand (!)

Top 12 Qualities Exercised By Intelligent Business People


Entrepreneur EntrepreneurshipIntelligence - Not High IQ? We often learn of someone being smart based on their high IQ. Being intelligent is way much more than having a high IQ. It has been established time and again that IQ is fixed based on the individual.