Michael Barrick

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Why the Three Worst Lies in Business Are the Ones We Tell Ourselves

“It’s faster this way,” my wife said. And she was right. But only by about three and a half minutes.<p>In my defense, rural Oregon doesn’t offer many …

New York University

It’s not you, it’s the post-seed gap

Paul Martino Contributor<p>Paul Martino is a co-founder and GP of Bullpen Capital, an early-stage VC firm.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>A post-seed round is not a bridge<br>• The Micro VC Shakeout<p>Record numbers of startups are failing to advance from their seed round to Series A. This glitch in the funding …

Venture Capital

The 4 secrets to remarkable focus

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i><p><i>I make plans but I don't follow through on them.</i><p><i>I get things done… but not the</i> …

When Native Features of Business Dashboard Aren't Enough

The business environment has never been gently, so there is no surprise to vendors and businesspeople that it gradually becomes unforgiving. The …

SAP commits to invest $1-billion in tech startups

SAP SE is doubling down on its role as venture capitalist, committing another $1-billion (U.S.) to invest in startups and early-stage venture firms.<p>Through its Sapphire Ventures, SAP will plow $700-million into startups and $300-million indirectly via stakes in a dozen venture firms worldwide.<p>The …

Venture Capital

Texas Entrepreneur Makes $10,000 a Month Sending People Potatoes

Potato Parcel has got to be the most ridiculous business idea since the Pet Rock. It’s so silly that when entrepreneur Alex Craig told his girlfriend …

Profit

How to Succeed at The Most Critical Point in SaaS Sales

If you’re like any other SaaS marketing maven, you want to drive more sales in the best way possible.And if you’ve given it any thought, you realize …

26 of The Best Collaboration Apps for Your Team

Remote team collaboration is becoming much more easier and better. The growth of cloud apps has made it easy for business professionals to do …

Project Management

How to write networking emails that won’t wind up in the trash

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …