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November 1st, 2018

How to raise $1M for your startup, even outside of SV (book)

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Nichole Elizabeth DeMeré
Nichole Elizabeth DeMeré- Co-Founder PurposeBeyondProduct.com
You have aspirations for creating a startup company that will change the world, but need startup capital in order to make that happen. Where do you start? How can you raise serious funding when you don't have many connections or live outside of a major startup community like Silicon Valley?
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Make all your devices smart in seconds

Switch Bot is a smart IoT robot to mechanically control all your switches and buttons.

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Pulptastic
Switch Bot is the world's smallest remote robot. It mechanically controls all switches and buttons wherever you are...yes, even when you're a whole continent away! Kickstarter Not to mention it's at a price point that not a lot of us are able to reach.
Digital Trends
Unless you've got the money, time and patience to start rebuilding your house from virtually the ground up, turning it into the smart home that has been dreamed about for years is not easy. Yes, there are smart light, smart locks, smart dryers, smart toothbrushes and the like, but - to paraphrase Pokémon - it may be some time before you catch 'em all.
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A novel about political unrest and advanced weaponry.

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DISCLAIMER: Since writing this review I have taken part in the writing process and have since become an editor of Arlington. This review was written when I first approached Winston about reviewing the ARC (Advanced Reader Copy) before I took part in the editing process.

How to think like a venture capitalist 💰

#BreakIntoVC is a book that teaches you:

• The fundamentals of the venture capital industry and how it works

• The difference between accelerators, angel investors, early stage VCs and late stage VCs

• How to understand any market

• The key metrics that matter to VCs

• How to value early and late stage technology companies

• How to reach venture capitalists

• How to land a job, internship or learning-based opportunity at a venture capital firm

• How to handle a mock call with a venture capitalist

• How to spot great technology businesses in your everyday life

• How to pitch a business to venture capitalists

• Case studies on how five other people broke into the venture capital

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Medium
Two weeks ago I published my first book, #BreakIntoVC, a guide for breaking into venture capital and thinking like an investor. I hoped the book would provide a foundation for those trying to understand the opaque world of venture capital - something I personally struggled with while trying to land an internship in college.

How empty pockets can be your competitive advantage 💸

New York Times bestseller from Shark Tank star and Fubu Founder Daymond John on why starting a business on a limited budget can be an entrepreneur's greatest competitive advantage.

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OrlandoSentinel.com
"Shark Tank" star Daymond John has a new book, "Rise and Grind," that examines the work ethic of people who have made it to the top. The subtitle lays out his theme: "Outperform, Outwork and Outhustle Your Way to a More Successful and Rewarding Life."
The Philadelphia Tribune
In his new book "Rise and Grind," Daymond John addresses how people can become more productive in their life and career. The CEO and founder of FUBU and Shark Tank investor gleaned productivity tips for his book by interviewing 16 high profile people such as actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, musician Carlos Santana, entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk and talk show hos… See more
Chase
This is part of a series of columns by Daymond John, an American businessman and author. It is presented by Chase for Business . Sometimes you need to share a couple pieces of the pie in order to eat your fill. No, I'm not talking about actual pie.

In the digital-age we must rethink the integration of minds and machines, of products and platforms, and of the core and the crowd. In all three cases, the balance now favors the second element of the pair, with massive implications for how we run our companies and live our lives.

The author of the New York Times best seller The $100 Startup shows how to launch a profitable side hustle in just 27 days. Designed for the busy and impatient, this detailed road map will show you how to select, launch, refine, and make money from your side hustle in under a month.

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CNBC
Over 44 million American adults have a side hustle today, according to a survey released from the financial service company Bankrate.com. A side hustle can range from a part-time job with another company to a hobby you'd like to make money from.
Lifehacker
In this episode we discuss side hustles: those projects you pursue after work-at night or on weekends-to supplement your income or fulfill a passion. Our guests include Chris Guillebeau, author of Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days, and journalist Catherine Baab-Muguira, who wrote a revealing story in Quartz about millennials and side hustles.
Entrepreneur
5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Excerpted from The Rideshare Guide: Everything You Need to Know about Driving for Uber, Lyft, and Other Ridesharing Companies . There's no shortage of companies looking to launch products and services for drivers, but I can tell you from working with many of them that it's a long road.
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