Entrepreneurship … It Changes You

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Q: Could you talk about your experience with the downside of entrepreneurship or startups? The “downside” of entrepreneurship is that it changes you. The post Entrepreneurship … It Changes You appeared first on SaaStr.

Nimble CRM Supports U.S. Veterans’ Entrepreneurship with Free License

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UC Students Gain New Resources, Opportunities Through Expanded Entrepreneurship Program

TechStars

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. With its unique network of colleges and universities, California has a rich history of fostering entrepreneurship and a bright future for the next generation of entrepreneurs,” said Jon Gray, president and chief operating officer of Blackstone. Reposted from the University of California Press Room.

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

TechStars

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. The organization provides students with venture capital skills training, mentorship, and the opportunity to build professional relationships with seasoned investors and entrepreneurs, and empowers them to fuel high-growth entrepreneurship. WASHINGTON, D.C.

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. African American culture is a driving force behind global culture, a staggering accomplishment.

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

Andreessen Horowitz

a destination… But nothing truly … The post a16z Podcast: The Myths of Heroes in Entrepreneurship — with Guy Raz appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. “I’m in a movie, but it’s the wrong movie.”

a16z Podcast: Alex Honnold on Human Performance (part 2) – Climbing and Entrepreneurship

Andreessen Horowitz

In this episode, recorded … The post a16z Podcast: Alex Honnold on Human Performance (part 2) – Climbing and Entrepreneurship appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. In part 1 of our two-part series on Human Performance with rock climber Alex Honnold, we looked at the limits of human potential in sports – and how we push those limits through technology and training.

Sushi, passion, and entrepreneurship

Tomasz 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.

The Creativity of Entrepreneurship: Community Leader Spotlight with João Marinelli

TechStars

To João, entrepreneurship is all about people, and “our power to transform our realities and reinvent (in a positive way) the status quo.”. To João, the truly amazing thing about entrepreneurship is the way that it gives life to people’s creativity, and helps them use their creativity to change the world. “I I think that’s why I dedicated almost six years of my life to studying entrepreneurship and being an entrepreneur,” João said.

Entrepreneurship growth: perception vs reality

Tomasz 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

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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. On September 18, 2019, the Future Females Business School opens the doors to its next group of women entrepreneurs.

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

ReSci

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. And then, as my little car slowed to a crawl, and then to a stop, my excitement turned to a sigh of irritation as I […]. The post Becoming an Entrepreneur: How I Started My Very First Business with Just $300 appeared first on Groove Blog.

8 Easy Ways to Create Opportunities for Your Small Business

Nimble - Sales

EntrepreneurshipWhether you are looking to expand your current line of product or service, or you want to supplement your sales cycle with some extra business, it has never been easier.

Building a Sales Engine: Nailing Growth at the Series A

Point Nine Land

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Best Call Center Software

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. What would it be like for your business to never miss another call?

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

Groove HQ

EntrepreneurshipStarting a business is hard. But developing these leadership qualities will give you a chance of survival In addition to dealing with a million things on their plate at any given time, first-time business owners also need to learn to be managers for when their company starts growing—including all the leadership qualities that come with […]. The post The Top 5 Leadership Qualities a First-Time Founder Should Practice appeared first on Groove Blog.

10 Steps to Improve Business Networking Skills of Your Sales Team

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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. Therefore, knowing what it is and adopting the basic concepts for further incorporation in your team is […]. The post 10 Steps to Improve Business Networking Skills of Your Sales Team appeared first on Nimble Blog.

Micro Startup Acquisition: The Definitive Guide to Buying and Selling Small Startups

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipThe problem with selling your startup is the long exit time. Sometimes it can take as long as seven years before you can sell your business and hop on the next idea. And the investors? They feel the same way.

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. For those of you who don’t know, my name is Neil Patel and I’m the co-founder of a digital marketing agency called, NPDigital , where we help companies of all sizes get more traffic and sales.

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

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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. Getting certified is not a quick process, but it brings numerous benefits you could enjoy. “The only way to […].

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

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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.

Best Online Fax Services

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Think back to the last time you saw one of those giant, clunky fax machines sitting around. It’s probably been a while, right?

Best Business Phone Systems

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Phone communication plays a critical role in today’s business landscape.

How to Work With a Consultant: The Ultimate Guide

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipWhile looking through your business objectives, you suddenly feel your organization needs to shake things up a bit. Unfortunately, your in-house team doesn’t have the required expertise to push through change. So what do you do? Hire a consultant, hands down.

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

Chargify

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

Best Business Intelligence Software

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Business intelligence software has become a necessary tool in the era of big data.

The Best CRM Software (In-Depth Review)

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Without customers, your business wouldn’t exist.

Best Customer Service Software

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. When your human team has trouble managing your customer service needs with sticky notes and cluttered inboxes, you need a new solution.

The Best Project Management Software (In-Depth Review)

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. It’s every manager’s worst nightmare. That ONE project that never seems to end. Nothing goes as planned and missed deadlines lurk around every corner.

Best Employee Scheduling Software

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Managing the shifts of your workforce on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis can be challenging.

Best Remote Access Software

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Have you ever been in your office and realized the files you need are on your home computer?

Why Being Clueless Can Be a Great Thing

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

Best Agile Project Management Tools

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Running an agile team effectively is nearly impossible without the right software. But agile project management tools can make your life much easier.

Best Video Conferencing Software

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Video conferencing software has exploded in popularity over the last year.

Best Merchant Services

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Merchant services exist to help businesses process credit card payments. You might know them by the name “credit card processors.”.

The Best Help Desk Software (In-Depth Review)

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Unorganized support teams are a nightmare for everyone involved.

Best Small Business Loans

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Unless you’re independently wealthy, most small business owners need a loan at one point or another.

Best Business Insurance

Neil Patel

EntrepreneurshipDisclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Every business needs insurance. Depending on your business type and industry, some of you will need more protection than others.