The magic number that will help you scale – gpgmail

[ad_1] How and why sales efficiency could help tech start-ups unlock growth Ryan Floyd is a founding Managing Director of Storm Ventures, investing in early stage enterprise SaaS companies, and the host of Ask a VC Youtube channel. Sales efficiency is the best way to understand the economics of a business. To me, it answers […]

How to stop vanity marketing from killing your startup – gpgmail

[ad_1] In 2014, I got in on the ground floor of what I thought was a rocket ship. Fling was the fastest-growing app in 2014, and I was pulled in as their chief growth officer, with a handsome compensation package — one that in retrospect should have given me pause. Within 24 hours of arriving […]

Despite Brexit, UK startups can compete with Silicon Valley to win tech talent – gpgmail

[ad_1] Mehul Patel is the CEO of Hired , the marketplace that matches tech talent with the world’s most innovative companies. Brexit has taken over discourse in the UK and beyond. In the UK alone, it is mentioned over 500 million times a day, in 92 million conversations — and for good reason. While the […]

Where have all the seed deals gone? – gpgmail

[ad_1] Sean is the co-founder and managing director of Merus Capital , a Palo-Alto based venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments. Before co-founding Merus, he was a principal of corporate development at Google. Before Google, Sean spent more than six years at Microsoft. When it comes to big business, the numbers rarely lie, and […]

International students face immigration hurdles under Trump – gpgmail

[ad_1] Xiao Wang is CEO at Boundless, a technology startup that has helped thousands of immigrant families apply for marriage green cards and U.S. citizenship while providing affordable access to independent immigration attorneys. More posts by this contributor Why you should naturalize — now, not later This fall, nearly half a million international students will […]

Why am I seeing this ad? AI, ML & human error in advertising – gpgmail

[ad_1] Ad platforms create equal opportunities for businesses but not equal outcomes. They’re mostly marketed as self-service and easy to use, however, there are new features added regularly and open-ended ways to set, structure and target. Meaning, countless ways to spend—creating winners and losers in advertising. This is where machines and digital advertisers are needed, […]

Matt Cauble on changing consumption with Soylent and Kin – gpgmail

[ad_1] Alice Lloyd George Contributor Alice Lloyd George is an early stage investor based in New York and the host of Flux, a series of podcast conversations with leaders in frontier technology. More posts by this contributor One billion 3D views and counting Thomas Reardon and CTRL-Labs are building an API for the brain In […]

As college football attendance slumps, new ways to ticket may hold an answer – gpgmail

[ad_1] Jesse Lawrence Contributor Jesse Lawrence has been in media and tech for 20 years. Prior to TicketIQ, he worked at MediaMath and IAC. He started his career as a writer. More posts by this contributor In 2018 the ticketing industry finally killed the ‘sold-out’ show The Golden Knights, live gambling and the future of […]

APIs are the next big SaaS wave – gpgmail

[ad_1] Daniel Levine Contributor While the software revolution started out slowly, over the past few years it’s exploded and the fastest-growing segment to-date has been the shift towards software as a service or SaaS. SaaS has dramatically lowered the intrinsic total cost of ownership for adopting software, solved scaling challenges and taken away the burden […]

The new marketplaces connecting school and work – gpgmail

[ad_1] More posts by this contributor Last-mile training and the future of work in an expanding gig economy Existential education error: Failing to train students on software Evidence continues to roll in that American workers are out of position for the high-value jobs of today and tomorrow. Start with the fact that there are 7.3 […]