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Querida presidenta @IdiazAyuso, antes de “ir a por el #MWC” puede empezar preguntándose por qué es un éxito cada vez mayor desde que aterrizó en Barcelona el año 2006.
Le cuento:👇🏻

ccma.cat/324/diaz-ayuso…
Mientras en Cannes reunía a 35.000 visitantes, el primer MWC en #Barcelona del 2006 ya registró más de 50.000 asistentes atraídos por su nuevo emplazamiento en una ciudad mediterránea, abierta y con un recinto ferial de primer nivel. En 2019 fueron 109.000 y 2.400 expositores.
Cada año ha crecido el número de asistentes y expositores. Pero no solo ha crecido una feria, se ha formado todo un ecosistema a su alrededor impulsado por la colaboración publicoprivada entre @govern, @MWCapital, @bcn_ajuntament y miles de empresas.
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When I turned 35: I gave a small speech that I now think it was almost resignatory speech (it there is a word like that) among a few friends. And it was centered on making impact and being able to create a decent garage for our kids!
Startups and business is generally tough and almost like some sort of a lottery (market fit, team, f$unds, economy etc). Yet it’s the Safest bet especially for us here in Africa.
In many Silicon Valley stories, you always hear of @BillGates beginning from a Garrage. And Jeff Bezoz and on and on stricking our of Garage. What’s seldom talked about is that Garage is a great startup seed fund, almost like @ycombinator by / @paulg @jesslivingston et al
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Welcome to our twitter conversation thread, please retweet to enlighten someone, like & Comment

Topic: Importance of Financial and Tax Management for Startups
bit.ly/36xEUQy

#taxmanagement #Andersentax #Nigeria #Startups
1. Startup businesses all over the world are experiencing a boom in various industries ranging from manufacturing, transportation, hospitality and even the financial industry. #taxmanagement #Andersentax #Nigeria
2. In Nigeria, there has been significant increase in small businesses. It is also important to note that small businesses make up a very large portion of the Nigerian economy. #taxmanagement #Andersentax #Nigeria
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This year some #startups shifted focus to cutting costs and optimization. An unfortunate result of this was downsizing of teams and layoffs. Some say this was also due to over hiring. Entrackr takes a look:
(Disclaimer: this is not an exhaustive list)
1/n The year began with furniture retailer Urban Ladder laying off around 90 employees in February in a bid to trim expenses
bit.ly/2QxvNsl
2/n This was followed by over 300 people losing their jobs at user cars platform Cars24 in May. The firm laid off employees across multiple teams
bit.ly/37n8OqJ
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Here is original. From financial express

FY19 results of Start-up companies:

(Courtesy: Financial Express).

Flipkart: 4234 crore revenue & 1624 crore loss.

Amazon: 7594 crore revenue & 5685 crore loss.

PayTm: 3050 crore revenue & 3960 crore loss.
OYO: 6457 crore revenue & 2385 crore loss.

Big Basket: 2381 crore revenue & 348 crore loss.

Grofers: 70 crore revenue & 448 crore loss.

Zomato: 1159 crore revenue & 571 crore loss.

Swiggy: 1122 crore revenue & 2346 crore loss.

Ola Cabs: 1886 crore revenue & 1160 crore loss.
Delhivery:1654 crore revenue & 1781 crore loss.

LensKart: l474 crore revenue & 28 crore loss.

UrbanLadder: 298 crore revenue & 49 crore profit.

Pepperfry:193 crore revenue & 183 crore loss

Close to 20k crores consumer surplus thanks to global VC!#startups
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"What pain / worry / fear / concern is your #startup solving or removing"?

This is a great coaching question and how well #founders answer it is a strong indication of whether they are likely to be successful with their current model.

So why is this such a hard question?
For some reason - we seem to be programmed that for our ideas to be accepted, they must offer some 'better' or a more 'positive' future.

Yet, we are designed to be twice as likely to want to avoid a loss as to seek a gain - as shown by loss aversion...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loss_aver…
Partly caused by coming out of corporate or institutional work, we are conditioned to seek small low risk incremental gains.

This won't work for startups that seek to scale, because with limited resource, no distribution & little money, our new business needs instant impact.
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A thread about how #startups and #founder approaches to the startup phase profoundly impact their ultimate success and whether #coaches or #mentors help or hinder👇👇👇
Like ageing philosophers, new #founders often seek coaches and mentors because they want certainty.

Yet uncertainty is often the best friend of a #startup and tapping successful yet 'old ways' of (say) marketing, holds you back from discovering your own success metrics...
In seeking certainty, #entrepreneurs are looking for tried & trusted formulas so therefore they don't build the muscle to test & experiment their way to success.

As a coach I sometimes hear this as 'can't you just tell me!'

Which translates as; 'I just want the silver bullet'
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Wrapping up a week long stay in the Bay Area. Thanks to all the founders, VCs and others in the #fintech community that took time out to meet.

Here are my key learnings (including one massive shock):
It's become clear that there are two key reasons why there is such a density of successful #startups here:

First up: A bias to optimism
Everyone seems optimistic. VCs in the Bay talk about the size of the opportunity and what needs to go right for something to work out, vs European VCs that focus on metrics and risk.
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Something I don't see enough #SaaS #startups doing during the early days of trying and failing to get their first few customers?

Systematically recording and categorizing their objections as follows...
1. Could I overcome this objection by speaking to someone else at the company?

Even if you've got the right product and you're speaking to the right type of company — speaking to the wrong person can kibosh the whole thing...
2. Could I overcome this objection by speaking to a different type of company? (size, industry, need, geography, etc.)

Even if you have the perfect product and the right role is on the line, you're going to fail if it's not right for a company like theirs...
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قبل ايام اكملت ١٠اعوام
منذ استقالتي من وظيفتي الواعده
بالشركة الرائعه #أرامكو_السعودية

و اخترت المغامرة في ادغال
#ريادة_الأعمال بحثا عن شئ ما !!

افكر الان في ان (اثرد) لكم تجربتي
واختصر الدروس التي تعلمتها

لكني متردد لأن كتابتها متعبة نفسيا

إن كان سردها سيفيدكم
اعملوا 🔃 او❤️
1️⃣ #ثريد

توقعت بعض الاهتمام بالموضوع
وخصوصا من الاخوان موظفي
#أرامكو 😄👋🏻👷🏻‍♂️

لكن لم اتوقع هذا الاهتمام الكبير #صراحه

سابدأ بكم تغريده الليله
و اسرد خواطري عن الموضوع في #سلسلة
خلال هذا الاسبوع المزحوم😥

و ربما اعطي بعض التفاصيل على #سناب_شات لاحقا

نقول بسم الله
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قبل ان اصل للحديث عن استقالتي من وظيفتي في #ارامكو والتي يتمناها الكثير
و هي فعلا شركة مميزه و الخروج منها ليس قرار سهل ابدا

يجب ان اذكر ان رحلة البحث عن هذا (الشئ؟)
بدأت منذ طفولتي..
اذكر مغامرات الاكتشاف والتامل
في جبال واودية #ابها
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Mobilde geçirdiğimiz zamanın %70’inde mobil uygulamaları kullandığımızı biliyor muydunuz? Peki nedir bu mobil uygulama? Floodumuza bekliyoruz📱#mobiluygulama #mobileapps #MobileAppDevelopment #yazılım #Teknoloji
Mobil Uygulamalar, akıllı telefonlar veya tabletler için geliştirilmiş yazılım programlarıdır. #MobileAppDevelopment
Kişilerin kullanmak istedikleri ürünlerin daha da kişiselleşmesiyle mobil uygulamalara gösterilen talep sürekli artıyor çünkü mobil uygulamalar diğer yazılım programlarıyla karşılaştırıldığında daha interaktif, daha pratik ve işlevsel. #MobileAppDevelopment
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40. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria
1 to 20. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria 🤨👇🏼
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21. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria🤨👇🏼
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#STPIINDIA has been playing the role catalyst in bolstering the growth of #IT industry by providing state-of-the-art incubation facilities to #startups,#MSMEs & budding entrepreneurs in IT/ITeS sector to nurture tech-fueled entrepreneurship in India.#STPIIncubation #KnowAboutSTPI
In the early 90’s, when development of physical infrastructure needed massive investment, #STPIINDIA pioneered incubation services to nurture budding IT companies & promote them to leverage the enormous opportunities in software exports. #STPIIncubation #KnowAboutSTPI @Omkar_Raii
#STPIINDIA has been providing world-class incubation facilities to #startups, #MSMEs & budding entrepreneurs in #IT industry since 1991 to stimulate the growth of tech entrepreneurship pan-India by enabling hassle-free operations. #STPIIncubation #KnowAboutSTPI @Omkar_Raii
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#SundayReading

I read a great article on why the younger generation do not buy cars & apartments anymore & found it #TooGoodNotToShare

#WhyOwnWhenYouCanRent?

#SharedEconomy

Nowadays,the traditional measure of success-owning an apartment & or a car-is getting out of date
An increasing number of young people around the world don’t want to buy them.

#Research shows that the so-called #MillennialGeneration, who are now 30-35 years old, rarely buy houses and even more rarely — cars. In fact, they don’t buy super expensive things at all.
In the USA, people under the age of 35 are called ’the generation of renters.’

Why does this happen?

Some sociologists say the current generation of young people differs from their parents’ generation. They have other values.
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Thread updated of my infograhics : To make things more convenient and to help beginners in #infosec , I decided to regroup my #infographics with this tweet ! #Cybersecurity #Startups #IoT #ITsecurity #Security #tools
Some good tools useful in Infosec : by @Guillaume_Lpl #infosec #cybersecurity #Infographic
Some good tools for Mobile APP Security Testing : by @Guillaume_Lpl #infosec #cybersecurity #Infographic
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Johann Choux, Head of our Division responsible for equity investments in #startups and venture capital funds, is speaking at #AfroBytes2019. A great opportunity to explain how we work and to list some of the main criteria for our investments: impact and sustainability #AfroBytes
Today we have a portfolio of 12 investments and we are committed to investing in around 3/4 funds and 3/4 startups per year. But our support goes beyong VC, we also support local banks, which can lend to startups thanks to the guarantees we provide, and the ecosystem with @AFD_en
We want to invest more in North Africa and francophone Africa in the future, because as a #development finance institution, it is our mission to catalyse investments, and those 2 areas are very underpenetrated in terms of start-up investments. #Afrobytes
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Today's article in @TheKenWeb contemplates "what ails" Indian #ECG Companies and concludes "Plenty as it turns out, starting with #healthcare providers themselves."

the-ken.com/story/what-ai-…

I have heard these sort of comments a lot in various flavours from different #HealthIT
What usually happens is a group of highly skilled, honest, hardworking Engineers or Management Graduates #Startups develop a product or service, test it and find it successfull but when they want to market is doctors don't buy
So
They start blaming doctors, directly or indirectly saying that this is a magic solution which will revolutionalise health and save 20 crores people per year, but this dull headed docs are not able to see the potential and / or afraid of technology
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🇮🇳 NAMO NAMO🇮🇳
This thread will list down the 75 reasons why everyone should vote for @narendramodi and @BJP4India

Thanks to @muglikar_ and @IndiaPeCharcha for coming up with these brilliant 1 minute videos.

My effort here is to list all the 75 reasons in a single thread
#Reason1 - @BJP4India MPs work for you.

👉 #Attendance #DiscussBills
👉#PassLaw #75ReasonsToVoteForModi #PhirEkBaarModiSarkaar



#1MinuteTalk by @muglikar_ and @IndiaPeCharcha -

@narendramodi
#Reason2 - Electricity for All

👉 100% Rural Electrification #DeendayalGramJyotiYojana
👉 Electrification of 100% households #Saubhagya

@PiyushGoyal @grameenvidyut
@narendramodi

#75ReasonsToVoteForModi #PhirEkBaarModiSarkaar


#1MinuteTalk @muglikar_
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Thread. Please read if you have an #infant at home.

So this is a well-kept and potentially deadly secret about an industry that is growing exponentially and has spawned sexy, venture-funded #startups. The industry is #sleep. And the product is the #mattress. #parenting 1/n
Recently, we went #mattress shopping. After many trials (choosing a mattress is crazy stressful!) zeroed in on and placed an order at a prominent brand's store. It was a beautiful #memoryfoam mattress. I was drooling thinking of all the glorious #sleep I'd soon be getting. 2/n
I have had horrible body ache for years now thanks to our old #mattress that was handmade in Mumbai. I was so excited about buying this amazing new mattress that I did what anyone in my place would: obsessively Google memory-foam mattresses. 3/n
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1/ Hogan Lovells (HL - @hoganlovells) ‘Global Media and Communications Watch’ blog examines #Article13/#Article17 of the #EU #CopyrightDirective hlmediacomms.com/2019/04/01/dsm… #SaveYourInternet #Artikel13 #Artikel17
2/ HL reminds everyone that #Article13/#Article17 “makes some online services primarily liable for copyright infringement in relation to the acts of their users” #CopyrightDirective #SaveYourInternet #Artikel13 #Artikel17
3/ HL points out that “while the online content sharing services are urged to conclude licensing agreements with right holders or get their authorisation, it is expressly stated that rightholders are free to refuse to grant authorisation” #SaveYourInternet #Article13 #Article17
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2. Here the complete list of #CDU & #CSU-MEP in the #EU

Of course both @AxelVossMdEP & @ManfredWeber can be contacted here on #Twitter - I trust they will be delighted about your input!

#Wikipedia #Article13 #Artikel13 #Uploadfilter europarl.europa.eu/meps/de/search…
3. #PETITION: "Stoppt die Zensurmaschine – Rettet das Internet! #Uploadfilter #Artikel13" - Bis jetzt über 5 Millionen Unterschriften!

I trust they will think twice to vote @CDU in the #EuropeanElection!

#Wikipedia #Article13 change.org/p/stoppt-die-z…
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In this thread, I will put out facts that show that
#ModiIsRobustJobCreator

#JoblessnessMythsBusted
1. Goa's desi tourists arrivals boom from 2014 to 2017

It shows rising disposable incomes and robust job creation

(That is if we understand job as a livelihood source and not limited to salaried jobs.)

#ModiIsRobustJobCreator
2. This kind of massive poverty reduction not possible without robust job creation


#ModiIsRobustJobCreator
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#StartUp era has truly dawned in India . #Startups boom
GOOD NEWS
India's fintech #startups soared 3X during 2015-18; second highest globally, says report financialexpress.com/industry/sme/i… … … '
Over 1,300 startups (close to 3-fold growth) to the existing base of 737 startups in the fintech space taking the total count to around 2,050,
India is the 5th most #startup friendly country in the world
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Join me on PBCJamaica Live for my 2019/20 Budget Presentation #Budget20192020

Link: facebook.com/pbcjamaica/vid…
Jamaica’s Debt-to-GDP will fall to approximately 96% at the start of this Fiscal Year. This is the first it will fall below 100% in years. #Budget20192020
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