April 2019 – Techs Pod

Month: April 2019

Top 5 Lead Generation Companies to Increase Sales in 2019

By Madison 0 Comment April 29, 2019

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the world of sales and lead prospecting. Identifying a qualified sales prospect is not only difficult, but it can also be extremely time-consuming for a sales team. Thankfully, there are companies available to help ease this burden. Lead generation companies promise to help increase your business’ revenue by regularly […]

The Best of 2018: Relive this Year in Tech

By Madison 0 Comment April 28, 2019

From supergiant rounds to a shift in industry trends, to the biggest funding round to who’s gone public, to the most searched on Crunchbase – these are the biggest moments of the year, as told through Crunchbase data.  Most searched private companies in 2018 Founded in 2016 Total funding amount: $73.7 million Hubble sells contact […]

Think You Have What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions First

By Madison 0 Comment April 26, 2019

Only their first year. That’s a scary statistic, but if you plan to start your own company, you have to know the odds are stacked against you from the start. Because even if you’re among the 40% of companies that get funded, you aren’t guaranteed success. And most of the companies that do succeed —they’re […]

The Companies You Want to Join to Begin Your Career

By Madison 0 Comment April 25, 2019

Wealthfront has companies. To qualify, a company must be privately held, and have a revenue run rate by year end of between $20 million and $300 million. These companies must also be on a trajectory to grow at a rate in excess of 50% for at least the next three or four years, and have […]

4 Qualities Every Founder Should Bring To Work

By Madison 0 Comment April 23, 2019

Many founders have been conditioned to check their feminine qualities at the door when they walk into work because they may not be welcome there. Wrong! It’s true whether we’re talking about a man or woman. Feminine traits—despite having long been devalued or dismissed as inappropriate in professional life—are, in fact, incredibly powerful in the […]

In Email Marketing, Testing Is Your Secret Weapon: How to Optimize Your Outbound Sales Emails

By Madison 0 Comment April 22, 2019

By taking the right approach to targeted email testing, email marketers can greatly decrease risk while increasing potential reward. Every sales team knows to . After all, it’s one of the few existing, highly influential outbound marketing tactics. But not every sales team tests their email marketing messaging effectively. Prospect funded companies not already in […]

Why Founders Should Constantly Evaluate Their Team—And Themselves

By Madison 0 Comment April 21, 2019

Startups, inevitably, evolve. This is to be expected, but it means that you as the founder or CEO of your startup must be positioned to adapt and evolve, too––especially when it comes to the way you manage and organize your team. For example, as your company matures, initial hires may outgrow their original roles. They […]

International Fundraising 101: What I’ve Learned From Raising Millions For Emerging Market Startups

By Madison 0 Comment April 19, 2019

When you’re raising venture capital for your startup, there are so many critical things you need to do right. I should know: I founded , a venture capital firm focused on introducing new technology platforms to developing nations. We’ve invested and received investment for transportation startups in Nigeria, Bangladesh, and Colombia. Along the way, I’ve […]

What The History Of Art Investment Reveals About Its Future

By Madison 0 Comment April 18, 2019

Art investment has traditionally been a way to showcase an individual’s wealth and prestige. In the past, the great art academies turned out nearly every artist capable of selling their work, and those institutions, in turn, governed the display and sale of art. As artists began to realize the monetary potential of selling their work, […]

Most Companies Suck At Onboarding. Don’t Be One Of Them.

By Madison 0 Comment April 16, 2019

So imagine this: You’ve been recruited by this company for months. You’ve finished their entire interview process, been wooed over dinner or drinks, and are super excited to join the team. It’s your first day. You go to their office and are shown to your desk. While waiting to receive directions on the new hire […]