Sebastian Hewing

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Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $518, CryptoKitties Effect?

Advertisement<p>Ethereum price has achieved a new all-time high at $518, surpassing its previous all-time high established on November 29, at …

10 Podcasts Every Business Owner Should Listen To

Podcasts provide business owners top-of-the-line advice daily.<p>One of the best, fastest, and easiest ways to improve your business is by checking out the right podcast. Avoiding mistakes made by others, getting up-to-date advice, and expanding your knowledge base are all paramount to successful …

Podcasting

Byte Foods raises $5.5 million for smart vending machines that serve local fare

Apple juniper kombucha or a BBQ chopped salad may soon replace the can of soda and bag of chips in a vending machine at your office.<p>A San Rafael-based startup called Byte Foods has raised $5.5 million in seed funding to popularize its smart vending machines and delivery service stocking them with …

Startups

Apache Hadoop vs Apache Spark: Two Popular Big Data Frameworks Compared

The term Big Data has created a lot of hype already in the business world. Chief managers know that their marketing strategies are most likely to …

8 great Business Intelligence blogs you need to read

<i>Struggling to find the information you need when it comes to Business Intelligence? We’ve created this list of some of our favourite Business</i> …

Great European city breaks you've probably never thought of

These small cities may not pack the cultural punch of Europe’s grande dames – and that’s the point of going. All are full of local colour but also served by budget airlines. Perfect for a weekend break<p>The Montenegrin coast feels very different from neighbouring Croatia: it’s more Russian-influenced …

Unesco

A Fully Loaded SaaS Marketing Stack

A strange professional pastime of mine these days has been swapping notes on marketing and growth tools.I’m a nerd, I know. But if you’re focused on …

How Uber, Airbnb, and Etsy Attracted Their First 1,000 Customers

Thales Teixeira studies three of the most successful “platform” startups to understand the chicken-and-egg challenge of how companies can attract …

Startups

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

The State of Early-Stage Travel Startups: Where Investments Went in 2015

Travel startups attracted billions of dollars in funding last year, and the travel booking sector attracted some of the most investment — more than …

Comment on Why you should never consider a travel planning startup by What I’ve learned about trip planners – Ho Ren Sen

[…] still had that idea, until the second quarter of 2016 when I saw this article “Why you should never consider a travel planning startup”. I would …

The Ultimate Customer Acquisition Checklist

24 great books on startups and entrepreneurs that I must read in 2016

One of my favorite activities at the start of the year is to list out books I intend to read – and I do read some of them too eventually! For those …

Startups

How to get rich in tech, guaranteed

<i>Startup L. Jackson is an anonymous blogger who writes about startups and Silicon Valley. This post originally appeared on his blog and is republished here with permission.</i><p>This week's NYT article on how employees sometimes lose out is a great read. Employees who like that might also like [Homebrew …

Collection of pitch decks from venture capital funded startups

Venture Capital

Yahoo hat für Polyvore knapp 161 Mio. Dollar hingeblättert

Mit dem Verkauf von Polyvore („Social Shopping Pionier wird von Yahoo geschluckt„) ist im Social Commerce ein (Innovations-)Zyklus zuende gegangen …

How much should your startup raise and at what valuation?

<b>TL;DR:</b><i><br>When thinking about the optimal $ number for your next financing round, keep in mind that investors typically expect the valuation to be ~3–4x</i> …

Venture Capital

Competing on Customer Journeys

The explosion of digital technologies over the past decade has created “empowered” consumers so expert in their use of tools and information that they can call the shots, hunting down what they want when they want it and getting it delivered to their doorsteps at a rock-bottom price. In response, …

Customer Experience

Taking the plunge: Should I start a company or work for one?

<i>Editor's note: this is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of "Hello, Startup: A Programmer's Guide to Building Products, Technologies, and Teams," by Yevgeniy</i> …

What Really Makes Customers Buy a Product

On a cold English autumn evening recently, we three found ourselves together in the bar of our business school, Cranfield School of Management, along with some clients. Emma, an Australian by upbringing, did something entirely unexpected: she ordered the quintessential summer drink of Wimbledon, a …

Customer Experience

Startup Playbook

These are the world’s top startup unicorns right now

The average mobile startup that’s a tech unicorn is now valued at US$9.3 billion, says a new report from Digi-Capital.<p>Looking at the pyramid (below), …

Startups

10 Amazing Entrepreneurs Who Had Accomplished Nothing By Age 30

There’s a rumor that Paul Graham, the founder of the world’s most successful incubator, once invested in someone because he looked like Mark …

10 Habits Of Ultra-Likable Leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out before they ever get to see what anyone is truly capable …

Emotional Intelligence

16 More Startup Metrics - by Jeff Jordan, Anu Hariharan, Frank Chen

A few weeks ago, we shared some key startup metrics (16 of them, to be exact) that help investors gauge the health of a business when investing in …

The 27 hottest Israeli startups of 2015

2015 has been a record-breaker for VC funding. The valuations of young companies are skyrocketing and private-equity bankers have arrived in droves, as have Chinese investors.<p>It all adds up to a very healthy tech community, overflowing with innovation.<p>We recently visited Israel and met with many, …

Here's What a Real Growth Strategy Looks Like — Road Tested by Facebook and Remind

Meenal Balar cut her teeth at Facebook taking growth to a global level. Now she's using this plan to do the same thing at Remind. <br>Continue reading at …

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

Alteryx Does Self Service, Big Data Processing, Too

<b>Alteryx Analytics 10.0 brings self-service data prep and analysis to high-scale platforms with in-database processing on Amazon Redshift, Cloudera</b> …

Hadoop needs Spark to light the way

Hadoop has never been in more desperate need of a lift than now. Though Hadoop has been synonymous with MapReduce for years, even ardent backers like …

Big Data