Tag: Smarter

When Buying An Existing Business Is Smarter Than Starting Up A New One

Kristaps Ronka cofounded and exited his first startup in 2011. He now advises and backs companies, and runs NameSilo, a top Domain Registrar.

Launching a startup is a gamble. It may succeed beyond all expectation, but maybe not. The early days are especially nerve-wracking. Trying to establish proof of concept. Hustling for seed money or those first sales or clients. There’s a reason why only one percent of sea turtle babies survive to maturity – early days are minefields of vulnerabilities.

Even when you’ve successfully exited from a startup and you’re looking for the next opportunity, there are no guarantees of success on your new venture. However, if you’ve exited from one startup and done well, you have options. You don’t have to start a new business from scratch. You can step over that early-day pain and buy a growing business that’s already operating.

There are plenty of

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Book review – Smarter Together

(via Coupa)

The web of digital connection in our modern world is changing the very nature of business in unexpected and unfamiliar ways. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendors are often at the forefront of these changes, encountering emerging trends years before they reach other industries. Coupa’s Rob Bernshteyn, one of the most thoughtful SaaS CEOs, believes there’s an important new trend taking shape. His observations are the subject of his second book, out today: Smarter Together — How Communities are Shaping the Next Revolution in Business.

The essence of his argument is the rather surprising assertion that businesses can gain competitive advantage not by hoarding information and data but by pooling it. He makes the case that the data collected across a broadly based business community delivers far more insight than the data collected by any one of those businesses, enabling business leaders to take better decisions:

Bringing the best Community

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Which Online Education Stock Is A Smarter Pick?

Schools and colleges have been forced to move their classes online as a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases has disrupted education across the globe. With the pandemic continuing to spread, many parents are still uncomfortable sending their children to educational institutions and prefer online studies.

Companies like Chegg, K-12, Bright Horizons, Arco Platform, Boxlight Corp., are benefiting from the growing demand for virtual learning. Using the TipRanks’ Stock Comparison tool, we will compare Chegg and K12 to see which stock offers a more compelling investment opportunity.

Chegg (CHGG)

Direct-to-student learning platform Chegg has been a popular name in the online education field and provides study tools to school and college students. It primarily derives revenue from its Chegg Services business, which includes Chegg Study, Chegg Writing, Chegg Tutors, Chegg Math Solver, Thinkful, and Mathway. Its second segment called Required Materials earns income through rental and sale of print textbooks and

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