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One Question, Four Aspects

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How to check if the business plan is integrated During your due diligence work in a M&A transaction, you will often have to perform a business plan review. Sometimes you will even set up a...
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Top 8 Tips for Preventing Data Breaches

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Personal data is one of the world's most significant resources, and its collection depicts no signs of slowing down. Providing personal information, even an email address, name, or mailing address, is important to receive...
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Lockdowns Spawn New Business Models – A New Era in Work and Trade is...

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Both regular workers and management theorists have been wondering what work, shopping and consumption will be like once the lockdowns are lifted. Will our recent experience alter work practices and shopping habits for good?...
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How Online Payment Gateway System Is Future Of Finance

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The financial services landscape has undergone a huge transformation in recent years; and, ‘payments’ is one such area that has seen accelerated growth. With the cashless payment trend, consumers are now making transactions through...
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Facebook and Google Love Stock Buybacks

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They generate huge amounts of free cash flow and use the most of this to reduce their share counts — to great effect on their stock prices. Not too many people realize that both Google (GOOG, GOOGL) and Facebook (FB)...
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Digital Health 2.0? The Next Generation Of Startup Business Models

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At Tau Ventures, these are three principles we continue holding as generally true: i) In healthcare typical sales cycle to get a true recurring contract are 9-18 months ii) Once you get a contract it’s hard...
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YouTube Attracts a Whole New World to Your Special Brand

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Businesses that hesitate will be lost as their competitors take off John Vuong was calming down after a whirlwind. Just days before, his company, Local SEO Search, launched its own YouTube channel. It’s a major step toward...
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Are you looking for strategic or financial investors?

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You need to be aware of the rationale of each investor type before starting the process. And there’s even an invisible third party. I’ve worked on many transactions. In each transaction, there are various stakeholders....
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The Media Giants Fighting For Your Attention

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Discovery Inc. Like most major media companies, Discovery Inc bring in most of the revenue from advertising. In 2020 the company brought in $5.5 billion from advertising revenue and $4.8 billion from distribution revenue. The...
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Help Your Brand Be the Top One That People Desire

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Awareness is the first step to attract customers and build loyalty Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash True tests of a brand’s success are when people think of you by name instead of the competition. “Brand awareness...
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Entrepreneurship Podcasts and the Creative World of Business

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The public's perception of entrepreneurship is skewed. News stories on entrepreneurship often give inordinate focus to 'buzzy' businesses whose size and disruptive force threaten to upend whole industries. Every article about entrepreneurship seems obsessed...
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Doing Right Things First Pays Off In the Long Run

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Create brands that hold onto your loyal customers for a lifetime Taking the easy way out might save time and effort in the short term, but you usually have to exert wasted resources later by...
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Inventor Vs Innovator — What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From Who Builds Vs Who Wins?

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Let’s start with three key principles: Principle 1: Inventors create a technology. Innovators bring the technology in everyone’s hands. Sometimes inventors and innovators are the same people. More often they are not. You can guess...
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AI in Talent Management as a Competitive Advantage for Companies

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CEOs recognize that “talent risk” is the number one threat, according to the KPMG 2020 report. Losing key employees and attracting specialized talent have a critical impact on future business performance. AI-powered talent management...
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Are You Putting Digital Lipstick on Your Legacy Pig?

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There’s more to building a digital company than using the word ‘digital’. How about this for the most boring opening sentence ever? “Last week I joined an event for insurance professionals talking about the challenge...
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Can Synthetic Data Solve Our Data Bias and Privacy Problems?

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Nicolai Baldin, founder and CEO of Synthesized.io, talks about the future of sharing data and the power of synthetic data. Synthetic data is a new solution for data sharing needs that’s secure and easier...
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A Simple, Brilliant Business Lesson from David Ogilvy

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Do what’s best for the customer, even if it’s not your customer. There’s a cliche saying that, when you hear it, makes you think of romantic relationships gone awry, but with one side still hopeful...
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The Importance Of B2B M-Commerce In 2021

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M-commerce will be a major destabilizing element of the B2B market. Many companies have been working on the development of better procurement solutions for the past two decades, but B2B e-commerce has fallen far...
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Selling encyclopedias door-to-door taught me 5 crucial facts about selling

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Let’s start with a caveat emptor. I hesitated writing about this subject because so many have made their life’s work researching and writing about the art of selling. But like a good bottle of...
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How to survive a digital tsunami?

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The digital “disruption” doesn't mean you need to radically transform your business. Becoming another Google, Amazon or Facebook is not your only option. You can survive the digital storm without giving up the traditional...