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Why Result-Oriented Teams Are Happier

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 6:30 pm

One of the biggest challenges faced by current business organizations is building teams and retaining the talents within while maintaining measurable results. The way employees work has changed drastically over the years. People no longer appreciate a highly corporate or regulated environment. Employees want flexible…

Interviews

Mark Cuban: Sales Cures All

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 12:20 pm

It’s close to impossible to predict Mark Cuban’s next move, where he’s going to invest, what he’ll say or the next big idea. One thing we do know for sure is this bold and brash billionaire has a history of startup exits and innovation…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Brad Feld Cofounder of Techstars Talks Depression and Obsession

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 11:30 am

Brad Feld, managing director of the Foundery Group and cofounder of Techstars, has battled his own demons. In his blog post, FeldThoughts, he addresses the realism of going through the highs and lows while building businesses, and that startup founders could face a similar…

Events

Kidpreneurs, Linda McMahon, and Everything Else You Missed at Denver Startup Week

By | Sep 29, 2017 at 1:30 pm

There’s no shortage of activity in the Denver startup ecosystem and it came to fruition at Denver Startup Week powered by Chase for Business. Attendees were treated to talks from influential investors, government officials, and even celebrity investor Mark Cuban. They also enjoyed a…

Tips & How To’s

How to Gain Access to Flexible Capital

By | Sep 27, 2017 at 9:20 am

In the startup world, capital, or a lack thereof, can cause a lot of problems for a budding business. Without it, employees can’t be paid, marketing campaigns can’t be launched, and the startup effectively can’t be run on a day-to-day basis. Fortunately, with supportive…

Interviews

Linda McMahon on Supporting Small Businesses and Growing the WWE

By | Sep 26, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Back in the 1980s, a company called Titan Sports, now known as the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) gave us mainstream professional wrestling, which has grown into a globally recognized entity. Linda McMahon (cofounder and CEO) and her husband Vince started the company to bring…

Events

JPMorgan Chase Invests $300,000 to Support Underserved Entrepreneurs

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Even just a few years ago, corporations and startups stayed on their side of the entrepreneurial landscape. Startups would innovate new products, while corporations would focus on growing their business. However, startups and corporations have begun cooperating in the form of corporate accelerators, meaningful…

Marketing

How to Align Go to Market Strategies to Match the Enterprise Buying Cycle

By | Sep 8, 2017 at 8:30 am

In a previous post I recently covered the importance of targeting large-scale enterprise deals. Now we’ll touch on the steps SaaS companies need to take to land these contracts. The go-to-market approach for these deals is much more complex than a self-service or SMB…

Crowdfunding

Tersa Steam is Bringing the Keurig Experience to In-Home Dry Cleaning

By | Aug 24, 2017 at 10:50 am

What if we could live in a world where you no longer had to iron clothes, wait hours for a wash cycle, or drag yourself over to the cleaners all in the name of having clean and wrinkle free clothing? Apparently the future is…

Diversity

Diversity Initiatives Need to Start With the CEO

By | Aug 17, 2017 at 3:50 pm

A study by McKinsey and Company has found companies that have a diverse workforce are “35 percent more likely to have financial returns above their respective national industry medians.” A survey by Stefanie Johnson, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship at University of Colorado’s…

Inspiration

How Stress Can Trigger Mental Illness

By | Aug 10, 2017 at 7:15 am

According to the World Health Organization, “… nearly 50 percent of U.S. adults will develop at least one mental illness during their lifetime” and I’ve seen that number reported as high as 58 percent. And this one from the National Institute of Mental Health, “Our…

Business

Galvanize Releases Q2 2017 Entrepreneur Impact Report

By | Aug 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Helping companies grow is at the core of the Galvanize community, and to date our members have raised close to $4 B with $122M just in quarter two alone. To compartmentalize all of the positive impact, we’ve put together our second ever Entrepreneur Impact Report,…

Business

SaaS Companies Need to Eventually Consider An Enterprise Approach

By | Aug 3, 2017 at 6:30 pm

When you’re just starting out as a SaaS company, every little thing you do matters. You’ll pursue deals that you wouldn’t even consider a few years down the line, and you’ll do absolutely everything you can to cater to the few customers you have….

Ecosystems

9 Startups to Know From Pitchers & Pitchers Event at Galvanize

By | Jul 27, 2017 at 6:30 pm

What happens when you put 9 startups, 3 judges, 2 kegs, and a 100+ audience members together for 2 hours? Well….lots of cheers, laughs, and suds to start. Last week Galvanize reignited its signature Pitchers & Pitchers event, but revamped as a local, quarterly…

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