Tag: entrepreneurship

Badass millennial women are supercharging startup investments

Patricia Nakache Contributor Patricia Nakache is a general partner at Trinity Ventures. More posts by this contributor Defensible strategies for food tech entrepreneurs facing the Amazon juggernaut How Startups Are Making Real Estate Businesses More Efficient Across the political, social...

/ 29 September 2019

An Ode to Excel: 34 Years of Magic

In an age where "software is eating the world", what can we learn from the tool that has withstood the test of time? This piece illustrates how the fundamentals behind Excel can be used to envision the next wave of...

/ 26 August 2019

Competing without a Marketing Budget: When All You Have is a Product

This is a story about the power of a good landing page, PR efforts, and marketing strategy. The refreshing twist here is that instead of explaining how I did all of these things amazingly well, I’ll walk through how my...

/ 17 May 2019

Startups Weekly: US companies raised $30B in Q1 2019

Let’s start this week’s newsletter with some data. Nationally, startups pulled in $30.8 billion in the first quarter of 2019, up 22 percent year-on-year, according to Crunchbase’s latest deal round-up. A closer look at the numbers shows a big drop...

/ 6 April 2019

This Is The Single Most Costly Mistake Engineers Make?—?And How To Fix It

Engineers are known for wanting to do things the hard way. We prefer building things from scratch, even if 90% of the technology we need already exists. We like pushing boundaries. And we’re drawn instinctively to complexity. It’s like we...

/ 24 December 2018

Stop measuring R&D planning VS execution. Start measuring team velocity

Most of you know me as a product person, but in the past year-and-a-half, I’ve been leading our R&D team @Bizzabo. Since taking the lead, I’ve searched for the best way to measure R&D team performance in a way that...

/ 14 November 2018

Are Startups Really Innovative?

Innovation. Disruption. Startups. These words have been thrown around so much lately and with such different meanings that they’ve become useless. That’s unfortunate, since budding entrepreneurs need to cut through the hype in order to build sustainable small businesses. Startups...

/ 5 November 2018

Seven Ways to Become a More Successful Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship is one of the most incredible courses you can take in life. You have the rare chance of nurturing ideas and dreams to the point where they become fruitful and desirable. While others may shy away from the uncertainties...

/ 28 October 2018

How to Market Effectively

Desire is essentially borrowed desire. – René Girard in “The Scapegoat: The Ideas of René Girard” (CBC) Conventional wisdom tells you to ‘know your customer’. This is necessary, but not sufficient. You must also know who your customer wants to be. Effective...

/ 26 October 2018

How to figure out the best pricing for your SaaS

You just finished building your MVP. Now you’re looking to launch and start getting paying customers. The problem is, you have no idea how you should be pricing your product. You are probably asking yourself: “Do I create multiple tiers?”...

/ 30 August 2018

Startup: Dream Discuss & Dissolve !

Startup has been the most discussed, most inspiring, most criticized still most revered phenomenon globally. For me the startup journey is An emotion in motion which goes through many painful experiences to make or break you as a human being. It...

/ 28 August 2018

as a result of our ever-escalating exposure to pervasive, high-frequency feedback

Until recently, when I needed a break I’d grab my phone. Whether I was bored, mentally fatigued, or just wanting a pick-me-up, I felt relief checking the news, Facebook, or Instagram. However, new research suggests there are good ways and...

/ 30 March 2017