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  1. ProducerThorsten U. Reinhardt
    Ready, Steady, Fund!!!
    Ready, Steady, Fund!!!With having had a somewhat troubling experience with crowdfunding in the past, I thought that it would not be an option for me in the future.Sure! The crowdfunding campaign resulted in a lot of PR and articles to be written about our vision but the...
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  2. Jason Kraus

    Jason Kraus

    03/02/2017
    Article from my Co-Founder at ImpactSeeker about how we got started
    Jason Kraus
    How does an idea become action? โ€“ ImpactSeeker
    medium.com The story of...
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  3. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    01/02/2017
    https://www.cbinsights.com/research-tech-exits-2016-report?
    Juan Imaz
    Global Tech Exits Report 2016
    www.cbinsights.com Sign up now and get the M&A and IPO trends delivered to your inbox on September 19th,...
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  4. ProducerMax๐Ÿ J. Carter
    What it means to me to be a beBee Brand Ambassador
    What it means to me to be a beBee Brand AmbassadorHere is what it says I do as an Ambassador on my profile.ย  Promote the beBee brand by connecting with professionals in my field and bees with whom I share interests on beBee. Promote the beBee brand both externally and internally by contributing...
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    Gerald Hecht
    10/01/2017 #43 Gerald Hecht
    Awww...this is so precious..it's absolutely adorable; why you're just like a little prince made of porcelain
    Paul Burge
    10/01/2017 #42 Paul Burge
    "Sincere and respectful engagement ". This is exactly what we're about. Positive and quality engagement that lead to productive connections and collaboration.
    Pascal Derrien
    10/01/2017 #41 Pascal Derrien
    I agree on sharing articles I have the same ''policy'' :-) I mainly share them elsewhere too
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    10/01/2017 #39 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    Well said @Max๐Ÿ J. Carter. Many times I also promote articles that seem to have little to no views or comments. I find articles that may relate to me but I'm sure others can relate to. Nice buzz!
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    10/01/2017 #37 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #31 Thank you @Paul Walters
    David B. Grinberg
    10/01/2017 #32 David B. Grinberg
    Max, I echo the comment of @Paul Walters below ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ๐ŸโœŒ๏ธ๏ธ
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    10/01/2017 #30 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    Well done, Max. You have shared genuine reflections of your role as a beBee ambassador. Again, congratulations and buzz on.
    Emily๐Ÿ Bee
    10/01/2017 #29 Emily๐Ÿ Bee
    Nice work Max!
    Donald Grandy
    10/01/2017 #28 Donald Grandy
    Well stated @Max๐Ÿ J. Carter. Thanks for reminding all beBee Ambassador's of the values that we embrace and reflect for others to see. Amen!
    Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    10/01/2017 #27 Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    Congratulations, ambassador. @Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    I like your buzz, good thoughts and reflections appear.
    I do not stop filling my backpack with knowledge that other bees bring.
    Thank you all, we will contribute to the hive.
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    09/01/2017 #26 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #25 Thank you @Ali Anani. I took the weekend to look at those 3 sentences and how I am going to live up them. I had to really stop and think before writing this and look at what I was doing that led to me being named an ambassador and what I see in other ambassadors.
    Ali Anani
    09/01/2017 #25 Ali Anani
    First- thanks to @Milos Djukic for tagging me.
    @Max๐Ÿ J. Carter- you spoke my heart with this thoughtful buzz. I agree entirely with all what you have written. You awakened me to some actions that I do without realizing why I do them such as mentioning links to other buzzes. This is a great buzz and is worthy of sharing.
  5. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    11/01/2017
    Juan Imaz
    Techstars' Digital โ€˜Investors in Europeโ€™ Map - Techstars
    www.techstars.com 3 Today we invite you to check out the digital version of our โ€˜Investors in Europeโ€™ map, helping you find VCs who invest in European startups. A big thanks to Dealroom for helping us digitize the work we started last year, making useful European...
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  6. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    11/01/2017
    Juan Imaz
    2017 will be a strong year for ventureย capital
    techcrunch.com What does my crystal ball say about the outlook for venture capital in 2017? The building blocks of a better year are in place. Many venture capital firms...
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    Matt ๐Ÿ Sweetwood
    11/01/2017 #2 Matt ๐Ÿ Sweetwood
    Let's hope it's strong on the investment side for Personal Branding Platforms ;-)
  7. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    10/01/2017
    Juan Imaz
    Download the Venture Pulse Report, Q3'16 created by CB Insights & KPMG
    www.cbinsights.com Venture funding fell to a 5-quarter low in the third quarter of...
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  8. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    09/01/2017
    Juan Imaz
    Andreessen Horowitz Counts The Most Tech IPO Pipeline Portfolio Companies
    www.cbinsights.com The top two unicorn investors are a16z and Sequoia...
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  9. James Cormier

    James Cormier

    04/01/2017
    Confused about how to divide up the equity in your startup company? This calculator can help.
    James Cormier
    Startup Equity Calculator Can Help With Founders' Equity Planning
    beacon-legal.com Use a startup equity calculator like Foundrs.com's Co-Founders Equity Calculator to make startup equity planning simple and...
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  10. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    15/12/2016
    Juan Imaz
    How to read an Investment Termsheet: Understanding Valuations โ€“ Startup Grind
    medium.com The...
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    Matt ๐Ÿ Sweetwood
    18/12/2016 #2 Matt ๐Ÿ Sweetwood
    This is a very good primer. I wish I had this to read 6 months ago :D
  11. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    14/12/2016
    Juan Imaz
    Silicon Valley VCs are growing wary of on-demand delivery
    www.reuters.com Michael Moritz - chairman of Sequoia Capital and one of the most successful venture capitalists in history - says a simple vision led him to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in on-demand delivery...
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  12. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    14/12/2016
    Juan Imaz
    The Coming Shift in Enterprise Software
    bothsidesofthetable.com Today it has been announced that Iโ€™m leading a $15 million funding round in Tact, a new generation of Enterprise Software company...
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  13. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    13/12/2016
    Juan Imaz
    US Early-Stage Tech Deals Make Slight Recovery, Still Down Overall
    www.cbinsights.com The internet sector continues to take the bulk of early-stage deals, while mobile & telecom has slowly...
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  14. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    13/12/2016
    Juan Imaz
    Over One-Quarter Of All US Unicorns Now Have An Investor From Greater China
    www.cbinsights.com Investors range from some of the largest internet companies in the world to institutional investors and VCs to many...
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  15. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    12/12/2016
    Juan Imaz
    Wall Street Cop Asks Money Managers to Reveal Silicon Valley Valuations
    www.wsj.com Federal securities regulators are intensifying efforts to determine how large U.S. money managers value some of the best-known private technology companies, such as Uber Technologies and...
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  16. Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    The Top 100 Venture Capitalists
    www.cbinsights.com We worked with The New York Times and used the CB Insights Investor Mosaic algorithm to develop a data-driven ranking of the top venture capital partners. Here are the top...
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  17. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    12/12/2016
    VCs rate VCs
    Juan Imaz
    Venture Capital Power Rankings: VCs Rate VCs
    www.cbinsights.com We asked VCs who they thought the best VCs were. Here are the results of the first-ever VC peer...
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  18. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    07/12/2016
    Juan Imaz
    The Rise of Chinese Investment In US Tech Startups
    www.cbinsights.com Since the start of 2011, Chinese investors have participated in 679 US tech deals totaling...
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    Enrique de la Rica
    14/12/2016 #2 Enrique de la Rica
    @Juan Imaz Yesterday I was visiting one; NextEV, NIO; San Jose. Re-inventing automobile. Amazing
  19. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    07/12/2016
    Juan Imaz
    The Most Active VCs In The Internet Of Things And Their Investments In One Infographic
    www.cbinsights.com Five of the top 12 IoT investors are now corporate venture arms, including Intel Capital, GE Ventures, and Cisco...
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  20. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    07/12/2016
    Juan Imaz
    Brexit Pullback? European Fintech Deal Activity Drops To 5-Quarter Low
    www.cbinsights.com Early-stage deals are taking up a greater share of...
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  21. JD Morris

    JD Morris

    02/12/2016
    Speaking at Opel Conference about investing with family office Monday 5pm at Ritz Carlton in SoCal. Learn more at www.InvestorNetworkbyJD.com
    Meet to talk about amazing events London, NYC, and
    Meet to talk about amazing events London, NYC, and Want to go to an accredited investor event? Meet me for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or drinks at Del Mar Fish Market or Milton's (or even Denney's 11pm to...
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    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    02/12/2016 #2 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    @JD Morris welcome to beBee!
    Juan Imaz
    02/12/2016 #1 Juan Imaz
    welcome to beBee JD!
  22. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    28/11/2016
    Juan Imaz
    The 55 Most Active Corporate VC Firms Globally
    www.cbinsights.com Since Q4'14, there have been at least 160+ corporate VCs completing deals. In the first half of 2016, Google Ventures dethroned Intel Capital as the most...
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  23. ProducerRon Goddard

    Ron Goddard

    26/11/2016
    Care personally and challenge directly!
    Care personally and challenge directly!Leadership and Giving Feedback:โ€˜You know, Kim, I can tell I'm not really getting through to you. I'm going to have to be clearer here. When you say um every third word, it makes you sound stupid.โ€™(3min read) Author: Ron Goddard Founder & CEO...
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    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    26/11/2016 #1 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    I find it interesting that we have a people need to market being simple and direct with people by creating terms that sound stupid.

    When did simple direct honesty need to be wrapped in so much bullshit to be accepted as expected behavior and why?
  24. ProducerRon Goddard

    Ron Goddard

    24/11/2016
    So is it time for a new breed of consultant?
    So is it time for a new breed of consultant?Undoubtedly the matter of how we make a living now is quite different compared to even a decade ago. Consider this also: intelligent machines may well prompt a 30% loss of current jobs over the next twenty years. Is this a bad thing?ย Only, if you...
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    Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    26/11/2016 #14 Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    WOW, @Ron Goddard, great post of the day by another outstanding Bee!! I agree 100% with your 10 attributes & please do more honey here. Best regards, BillStankiewicz@SavannahSupplyChain.com, 1-404-750-3200, Bill Stankiewicz.
    Deb๐Ÿ Lange
    26/11/2016 #13 Deb๐Ÿ Lange
    #2 I agree with your 10 attributes - Creativity, Social Intelligence and Global Knowledge were identified by IBM as the 3 top 3 capabilities by 2020. These are different capabilities that require being with uncertainty, not knowing, seeing new patterns emerging in complexity. The old style Consultant, had known knowledge they shared with someone who didn't have access to that knowledge. The new Consultant is a co-creator and a collaborative problem solver who works with the present state and what emerges.
    Phil Friedman
    24/11/2016 #12 Phil Friedman
    #9 Irene, I agree, as well, that we are in the midst of a growing transition away from the historical model of long-term, full-time employment toward one of limited-term contractual employment. However, I think it a mistake to conflate the situation in respect of upper-level execs cast out of FT employment with that of middle and lower level people joining the ranks of unemployed. Highly paid top level execs often have the option of joining the ranks of business owners and entrepreneurs (not the same thing, BTW) whereas middle and lower level people will be seeking to reinvent themselves as consultants and contract workers. I submit that it is important to recognize and understand the differences and nuances. ( https://www.bebee.com/producer/@friedman-phil/tips-for-successful-consulting ) Thank you, Irene for expanding this important conversation. And thank you, Ron for initiating the discussion. Cheers!
    Graham๐Ÿ Edwards
    24/11/2016 #11 Graham๐Ÿ Edwards
    Very nice perspective in an ever changing world @Ron Goddard
    Brian McKenzie
    24/11/2016 #10 Brian McKenzie
    As long as people continue to kill each other - I will have a job. I see no danger of peace breaking out.
    debasish majumder
    24/11/2016 #8 debasish majumder
    Great share @Ron Goddard! enjoyed read. thank you for the share.
    Phil Friedman
    24/11/2016 #7 Phil Friedman
    You touch on an important topic here, and in so doing will hopefully encourage further conversation. I am somewhat confused to your reference to now as 2015. Perhaps a typo? And I do not see how the "FTEs" of whom you speak are going to transition to being instantiatins of your recommended model, which really amounts to being entrepreneurs with top executive authority and responsibility, including the provision of what you call "angel investment".

    I personally believe that the major transition will be from FTE to limited term contract employee -- which is not the same as being a consultant. Thank you for opening an important conversation. Cheers!
    Sara Jacobovici
    24/11/2016 #6 Sara Jacobovici
    Thank you @Ron Goddard. I appreciate the timely focus of your buzz, the information you provide and the strategies you offer.
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    24/11/2016 #4 Mohammed A. Jawad
    Great precepts for a fantastic change!
    Harvey Lloyd
    24/11/2016 #3 Harvey Lloyd
    I would say that the biggest change that has happened over the last fifty years is information float. From days or even months, information is now nearly instantaneous. This will pressure your "5th should". I would think that any leader seeking coaching, consulting or input from an outside source is probably wrestling with information overload. Your points give focus to an otherwise difficult process. I would say though that these points would work internally as leaders work through change management in their own organizations. Great insights, @Ron Goddard.
    Melinda Brain
    24/11/2016 #2 Melinda Brain
    I also believe that the Organisational Psychologist will become more in demand (think toxic cultures) and also highly qualified consultants will become important. I think there's plenty of charlatans out there, all talk and no action. By the way, great post
    Paul Burge
    24/11/2016 #1 Paul Burge
    Thanks for sharing this @Ron Goddard. A really interesting read and a great 10-point plan!
  25. ProducerRon Goddard

    Ron Goddard

    22/11/2016
    The simplest question all #startup founders should be asking themselves, first!
    The simplest question all #startup founders should be asking themselves, first!You spot a gap in the market, a habit or process you feel you can improve upon and then you come up with a great idea to build a new product or service.(2 min read)You speak to those closest to you and share your thoughts and look for some social...
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    Ron Goddard
    24/11/2016 #3 Ron Goddard
    Thank you for your comment Mohammed #2 i'd be keen to hear what was the question beBee / @Javier asked using this example?
    Mohammed Sultan
    23/11/2016 #2 Mohammed Sultan
    @Ron Goddard.@ Javier beBee was a rider of an idea that took him further than anyone could expect.Today beBee represent a post-entrepreneurial model which integrates the entrepreneurial visionary approach of a start-up with the discipline and focus of a well established business.The only question a successful entrepreneur could as is;What next.?
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