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TAM SAM SOM - what it means and why it matters

by StartUpNV on January 16, 2019

What are TAM SAM SOM and why do they matter? - Total Available Market, Serviceable Available Market, and Serviceable Obtainable Market explained.

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3 Women Who Never Thought They'd Work In Tech Reveal How They Switched Careers

by StartUpNV on January 16, 2019

In this day and age, changing careers isn't as unheard of as it used to be. In fact, it might even be more common than you think. According to a study conducted by Future Workplace, 91 percent of millennials expect to change jobs every three years @laurenvdana

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Poshmark: The Social Shopping App Where Influencers And Individual Sellers Thrive

by StartUpNV on January 16, 2019

Manish Chandra's Poshmark started with selling second-hand clothes out of a closet. Today its army of fashion entrepreneurs is pushing the app to $140 million in revenue as it finds social and shopping works even in Amazon?s shadow. @Forbes

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Neil Patel Reveals Top 7 Marketing Tools

by StartUpNV on January 15, 2019

Neil Patel Reveals Top 7 Digital Marketing Tools: These are his best-kept secrets. @larrykim

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Scalable Hiring Practices Rooted in Tradition

by StartUpNV on January 13, 2019

Gusto CEO Josh Reeves shares here how Gusto scales the unscalable parts of hiring, detailing his hiring philosophy and walking through three examples of steps Gusto takes to retain its unique culture and ensure its best traditions live on. @FirstRound

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YC Top Companies 2018

by StartUpNV on January 13, 2019

Y Combinators List of Top Companies, 93 of which are valued at more than 100MM @ycombinator

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What Does AirBnB's 'Shares for Hosts' Idea Imply for Blockchain Tomasz Tunguz

by StartUpNV on January 13, 2019

Last week, AirBnB proposed granting their most valuable hosts shares in the company, much like employees. This requires a change in securities law. Its a novel idea that has a history, promise and some risks. In 1998, an online travel agency, TravelZoo, tried this. They granted free shares to 700,000 people who signed up to use the service. Administration of these shares proved a headache for the company. Many of those who received the shares were unaware of conversion deadlines.@ttunguz

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Donate to StartUpNV | StartUpNV

by StartUpNV on January 12, 2019

The US Department of Commerce tells us that Nevada ranks #1 in StartUp activity for 2018, but ranks 49th for venture and investment capital, mentorship, education, and other critical resources startup founders need to succeed. StartUpNV is working hard to better align our resource availability with our activity, but we need your help!

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How Blockchain Could Disrupt Banking

by StartUpNV on January 11, 2019

Blockchain is transforming everything from payments transactions to how money is raised in the private market. Will the traditional banking industry embrace this technology or be replaced by it? @cbinsights

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Access is the Scarcest Commodity in Startupland Tomasz Tunguz

by StartUpNV on January 10, 2019

The SEC announced last week that it wants to find ways to let Main Street investors access stage private venture companies. This news item underscores an important trend that is reshaping the industry. Today in Startupland, startup access is the scarcest commodity. Everybody wants an allocation, an opportunity to invest in the very best companies. The SEC story highlights how much has changed in Startupland. In this post, Ill touch on three.

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Sandy Rowley on Google Analytics | January Lunch & Learn | StartUpNV

by StartUpNV on January 10, 2019

Local web expert Sandy Rowley will teach us how to set up and get the most out of Google Analytics Jan 9th at noon @ UNR Innevation Center.

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Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements. Which Do You Need to Work On

by StartUpNV on January 9, 2019

Its far more than just being nice. @HBR

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5 Female Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Triumphed Over 2018's Business Challenges

by StartUpNV on January 9, 2019

From coast to coast, I spoke with five female entrepreneurs who revealed their biggest challenge in business in 2018 and how they triumphed over it to grow and become much more successful. @deborahsweeney

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20 Women Entrepreneurs Worth Watching

by StartUpNV on January 9, 2019

20 Women Entrepreneurs Worth Watching: These inspiring leaders prove there are unicorns among us. @Inc. @larrykim

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Donate to StartUpNV | StartUpNV

by StartUpNV on January 9, 2019

The US Department of Commerce tells us that Nevada ranks #1 in StartUp activity for 2018, but ranks 49th for venture and investment capital, mentorship, education, and other critical resources startup founders need to succeed. StartUpNV is working hard to better align our resource availability with our activity, but we need your help!

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Do You Lose Sales Opportunities Because of Sales Execution or Product Insufficiency Tomasz Tunguz

by StartUpNV on January 7, 2019

You have a good pipeline of prospective customers. You pitch them but things arent working out. You can see it in your low close rates. They are below 15-20% conversion from sales accepted lead to closed customer. You need to answer an important question: are you losing these opportunities because of sales execution or product insufficiency? Those are the two possibilities. Either the companys sales techniques are failing to persuade customers to buy the product. @ttunguz

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Sandy Rowley on Google Analytics | January Lunch & Learn | StartUpNV

by StartUpNV on January 4, 2019

Local web expert Sandy Rowley will give us instruction on how to set up and understand Google Analytics. Jan 9th, noon, at UNR Innevation Center.

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New Funding Opportunities For Female Entrepreneurs And How To Approach Them

by StartUpNV on January 3, 2019

It's a strength to ask for help from other women who have been in your shoes. @Forbes

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How Uber Makes Money - CB Insights Research

by StartUpNV on January 3, 2019

Uber is the quintessential two-sided marketplace, but the real mechanics and drivers of its business are poorly understood. We look at where Uber makes money, where it spends it, and what profitability looks like. @cbinsights

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Father Vs. Son On Blockchain Trends: Q&A With Tim And Adam Draper

by StartUpNV on December 22, 2018

Billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper and his son Adam Draper share bold insights on the past, present and the future of blockchain technology hinting that we could be about to experience the biggest financial change since the U.S. gold standard.@Forbes

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The Arrogant VC: A View From the Trenches (full length version)

by StartUpNV on December 22, 2018

Below is the summary of all the answers I received to my recent post entitled "tell me why VCs are disliked by entrepreneurs". @fdestin

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What Do You Do When Someone "Steals" Your Amazing Idea

by StartUpNV on December 13, 2018

People tend to believe ideas are rare things but if a useful insight pops into your head, its most likely in other peoples minds as well. @nireyal

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5 Places to Look for a Technical Co-Founder

by StartUpNV on December 13, 2018

Some places to look for a technical co-founder for your #startup. @webinerds

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A Study of West Point Shows How Women Help Each Other Advance

by StartUpNV on December 12, 2018

Researchers focused on female cadets at the U.S. Military Academy.

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With Just 8 Crucial Words, the Ex-CEO of Google Taught the Most Important Lesson Every Leader Must Learn

by StartUpNV on December 10, 2018

Find me five other leaders who will make a statement like this, especially when they know they're to blame.@BillMurphyJr

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