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    1. 6 Newly Funded Tech Startups That Aim to Alter Digital Marketing

      6 Newly Funded Tech Startups That Aim to Alter Digital Marketing

      Whether investor cash can continue to be poured into marketing and advertising technology startups at the break-neck speed we've seen in recent years remains to be scene. What's clear is that up-and-coming companies are still attracting investments because the future of business is digital, and--as artificial intelligence and mixed-reality tech grows--we're really just getting started....

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    2. 10 Women-Run Startups You Should Know About

      10 Women-Run Startups You Should Know About

      By Brandi Neal 5 hours ago When you don't fit into an existing mold, it's time to create your own — and that's exactly what these women-run startups you should know about are doing. The startup landscape has long been dominated by men, especially in the tech world: TechCrunch reported that in 2017, only 17 percent of startups have a female founder . What's more is female-founded startups have a more difficult time raising capital than male founded companies.

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    3. 20-somethings managing millions: How venture capital is changing

      20-somethings managing millions: How venture capital is changing

      SAN JOSE, Calif. — At first glance, Clancey Stahr looks like any other 23-year-old eager to make his mark on Silicon Valley. But this baby-faced Stanford graduate is already managing $55 million of other people’s money. Stahr and his partner, 24-year-old Phil Brady, launched GoAhead Ventures in their senior year at Stanford, and closed their first investment fund last fall.

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    4. Successful entrepreneurs who risked everything to start a business

      Successful entrepreneurs who risked everything to start a business

      Business growth stories Successful entrepreneurs who risked everything to start a business Remortgaging their homes, quitting university,and spending their life savings: Read on to see what entrepreneurs have risked to start-up by Shane Donnelly Updated: Oct 31, 2016 Published: Oct 31, 2016 It should be of no surprise to any of us that a standard definition of what constitutes an entrepreneur reads: “A person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit”. Indeed, risk- taking is seen by many as a fundamental characteristic of an entrepreneur, but it’s not just ...

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    5. SafetyCulture founder Luke Anear says startups should focus on products, not pitch decks when seeking funds

      SafetyCulture founder Luke Anear says startups should focus on products, not pitch decks when seeking funds

      twitter BI Australia’s Tech 100 is a comprehensive list of the coolest people in Australian tech. It highlights achievements in the sector over the past 12 months. Proudly sponsored by Braintree , which has been powering payments and helping thousands of next gen businesses like Uber, Airbnb, and Github grow from their first dollar. Luke Anear, founder and CEO of Safety Culture.

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    6. Ten Digital Skills You Need to Master to Become an Entrepreneur

      Ten Digital Skills You Need to Master to Become an Entrepreneur

      By Tomas Laurinavicius • 10/12/16 9:31am Coming up with an idea for a business it’s not the hardest part, execution is. Not everyone is destined to become the next Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk, but applying an entrepreneurial mindset to your work can work wonders even if you work in a large company or are a freelancer with a steady client base. You might already have a set of strong digital skills but polishing them and adding a few more can take you to the next level.

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    7. Ask SMT: Is video now a "must-have" component in your social media marketing campaigns?

      Ask SMT: Is video now a "must-have" component in your social media marketing campaigns?

      Here at Social Media Today we are committed to bringing our readers fresh ideas from the greatest minds in Social Media. The Ask SMT series brings our influencers together to explores questions that are on the minds of our readers.

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    8. 12 dumb mistakes even smart entrepreneurs make — and how to avoid them

      12 dumb mistakes even smart entrepreneurs make — and how to avoid them

      No matter how much you prepare, there’s just no way to know what you don’t know when you launch a business. The smartest, savviest, most successful entrepreneurs make mistakes that, with the benefit of hindsight, are pretty foolish. That's because, even with the most diligent and thorough preparation, there are bound to be challenges that a startup founder isn't expecting in the moment. That's pretty much what an entrepreneur signs up for.

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    9. 10 Bootstrapping Tips to Turn Your Idea Into Reality

      10 Bootstrapping Tips to Turn Your Idea Into Reality

      10 Bootstrapping Tips to Turn Your Idea Into Reality Image credit: Shutterstock.com Watch Now October 5, 2016 The following excerpt is from Entrepreneur's book Finance Your Business . Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes The majority of startups are founded without capital injection from venture capitalists or angel investors.

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    10. 10 things in tech you need to know today (AMZN, Twtr, Ntdoy)

      10 things in tech you need to know today (AMZN, Twtr, Ntdoy)

      Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know to start your week.

      1. Nintendo's shares are going parabolic. The company just brought out Pokémon Go, an augmented reality smartphone app, and it is proving wildly popular.

      2. The supply of new bitcoins was cut in half on Saturday. A major scheduled change means that "miners" — people who create new bitcoins — will only get half as many rewards for their efforts.

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    11. Using Podcasts in Healthcare Communications

      Using Podcasts in Healthcare Communications

      Last week, my colleague, Liz, and I had the pleasure of visiting the Hampton Roads American Marketing Association for a presentation titled, “How Marketers Can Win with Podcasts.” The speaker, Douglas Burdett, is the principal of Artillery, a B2B marketing agency in Norfolk and host of The Marketing Book podcast. His weekly podcast, which became the #2 business podcast on iTunes two months after launching, interviews best-selling authors about their books and marketing concepts.

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    12. Techstar's eRated Raises $1.7 Million to Create Universal Seller Profiling for Online Marketplaces

      TEL AVIV, Israel, January 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Online seller profiling company eRated™, today announced that it has closed a $1.7 million seed round led by Spinach Angels. Also participating in the round are Techstars and leading UK angel investors. With the funding, eRated...

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    13. Dear Tech Startups: What Makes You Different?

      Dear Tech Startups: What Makes You Different?

      How is your tech startup different? Do you hear the Jaws theme music when someone asks you that dreaded question? If so, you are not alone. Because, in your mind, isn't it obvious? To you, maybe, but you've got to think like the consumer, like the journalist, like the VC or Angel investor and become well versed in explaining how you are different. As co-founder of the UPitch app, I don't mind ...

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