The Importance of Product Launch Marketing

For any new product to succeed in the market, it must be preceded by a powerful product launch. As a matter of fact, most successful business people will tell you that, of the entire product development process, product launching is the one that can make or break the whole process. That explains why such business…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: David Silva Smith

Name: David Silva Smith Digest: Lansing, Michigan Curator Since: May 2019 Title: Retired founder and angel investor Twitter: @davidsilvasmith David Silva Smith donates time to help startup founders get their first 1-10 customers before they run out of resources and fold their company. To receive Techstars Startup Digest Lansing, please subscribe here.

Environmental Impact of Electric Vehicles

Hybrid and electric vehicles (EV) have been around since the early 1900s. It wasn’t until Toyota debuted the Prius in 2000 as the first mass-produced hybrid, that the general public caught wind of new advancements. Apart from the trailblazers Tesla, Nissan, and Toyota, several other auto companies now offer more affordable options. With so many…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Josh Garratt

Name: Josh Garratt Digest: Adelaide Curator Since: October 2017 Title: Entrepreneur Programs at City of Adelaide Twitter: @joshgarratt Josh is responsible for entrepreneur support programs at City of Adelaide and is heavily involved in the startup scene. He runs events to build community and grow the capability of local startups, and is Executive Officer for local…

What Every First-Time Startup Founder Should Know

The modern world affords endless opportunities for people who have enough grit and determination to run their own business. Starting a company is one thing, but maintaining momentum is another matter entirely. As a matter of fact, statistics show that 70% of startups fail to celebrate their 10th birthday. While many get intimidated by startup…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Ashley Uy

Name: Ashley Uy Digest: Philippines Curator Since: September 2017 Title: Project Manager at Symph Twitter: @mashleyuy I’m a Cebu-based community builder working as a Project Manager at Symph, a startup foundry and a web development studio. My passion is to help develop the Philippines’ startup ecosystem by volunteering for the local tech, startup and design…

Ways to Protect Your Customer Data

Data has become a priority for businesses of all sizes. Data greatly informs how a company will behave, especially when it comes to marketing and advertising. Customer data such as location, age, gender, social security number, and credit card information is collected by companies every single day. Unfortunately, this type of data can be detrimental…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Frank Pennetti

Name: Frank Pennetti Digest: Fort Lauderdale-Broward County Curator Since: June 2018 Title: Librarian and Attorney Twitter: @frankpennetti I’ve been an attorney for over 20 years. I’ve worked in both law (as a public defender, guardian ad litem staff attorney, and foreclosure defense attorney) and in the tech sector (university computer support specialist, e-commerce content manager).…

5 Methods for Improving Your Sales Funnel

Perhaps your highly-trafficked site isn’t getting adequate conversions. Or maybe customers click through your emails but fail to commit. Possibly quarterly sales goals are routinely missed. Clamping down on customer churn is a great way to keep your numbers looking good, but it’s only one part of the equation. If your business is suffering from…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Jeff Saling

Meet Our Techstars Startup Digest Curator of the Week! Name: Jeff Saling Digest: Las Vegas Curator Since: February 2018 Title: Enterprise SaaS Executive and Startup Founder Twitter: @jeffrey_saling Jeff is a startup founder and technology company executive with more than 30 years’ experience – and proud Nevadan since 2009. For more detailed information or to…

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