If you want to challenge the number one in any market, you need to have a good, rather an excellent product. But, most importantly, you need to believe in what you are bringing to the table. If not, you're doomed. In the mid-2000s, Microsoft was riding high on the successful Xbox and established itself as the leading software for PCs. So, to them, it seemed natural to take on and dominate another market: mp3 players. But they were up against the iPod. To win, they needed to have all the parts of the equation right from the start. They didn't: what followed was an embarrassing attempt at being cool, with odd mistakes and even more unusual colors. We'll tell you all about that other mp3 player, the Zune, in this episode of Forensics.
Podcasts enrich our lives. They certainly make commuting a much more enlightening experience, for example. Because of that and their late boom, it’s only natural we want to look at the best podcasts in 2020 list.
Creating a business model slide in a startup pitch deck can be a confusing puzzle to solve for many entrepreneurs. Therefore, and over the course of this article, we will not only define what a startup business model is, but we will also share key facts any presenter should consider when attempting to answer the question of just how to make the best of a business model slide for a business pitch deck.
Raising venture capital is no easy task; many variables need to come into play and align for a round of funding to happen. We've covered extensively what a pitch deck should have and what your financials should answer, but today we are going talk about the deal-breakers. The stuff that (ourselves included) didn't know was working against us until it was too late. Let's do it.
In life, there are some hard questions, like Pepsi or Coke, iPhone or Android, Mac or PC, but when it comes to music and podcasts, it seems the answer is clear: Spotify is king. How did this small company beat out giants like Apple at their own game?
SaaSOps stands for “software as a service with automated operations.” They provide extra protection to workers who use software as a service solution. SaaS apps are everywhere! A network at any company might have 100 or more interactions with SaaS solutions a day. Every time we chat with coworkers, download, upload, or log in to an app while collaborating on a cloud, those interactions are secured to keep user privacy and a company’s information safe. And SaaSOps is the way those interactions are secured.
If you’re an early-stage or pre-seed entrepreneur, we’re here to tell you not to give up on this year just yet. Plenty of competitions and startup accelerator deadlines for 2020 are still open, looking for the perfect startups to fit their programs and the good news is that some of them are taking place remotely!
Especially now, with virtual classrooms making it into daily reality for teachers and students, from kindergarten to doctoral programs everywhere, we need presentation software designed with education in mind. Here’s a summary of some of the best presentation software for teachers and students to save your day.
The backbone of Slidebean's growth has diligently and accurately tracking our customer acquisition costs. It's really easy to track where a customer came from when you are using digital channels. Some channels, however, are much harder to measure. We'll go over the tactics we've used to track conversions over the years, and a few hacks that might be useful for harder-to-track channels like YouTube.
One of the privileged industries experiencing growth during the current pandemic crisis is the gaming industry. Yet in this atmosphere of growth and opportunity, many were affected when all of a sudden the game-streaming platform Mixer, owned by Microsoft, announced that it was shutting down, recently in June. Does this mean Microsoft lost the battle for game-streaming services? Are they relying on Facebook’s social and streaming DNA; while they can focus on making games available to more people?