Global Government support for Startups
Entrepreneurship seams to be a popular topic right across the world at the moment. According to Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), 250 millions small businesses have been started in the last 5 years; it is quite obvious that these start-ups will have an influence on the economy and local development.
This situation called for government to effectively support today’s entrepreneurs. The result was a week held for global entrepreneurs now featuring the Startup Open, a competition held to recognize the top 50 small businesses around the world and rewarding them accordingly.
The 2011 Startup Open winners have already been announced, so be sure to enter next year.
VisiCalc Spreadsheets celebrate 32nd Birthday
VisiCalc just celebrated its 32nd birthday and the inventors, Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston, were invited to hang out with the Google Docs team – for they had to celebrate this revolutionary product that laid the foundation for the Docs’ success.
Being the first ever spreadsheet for personal computers, this tool is considered to have changed the way computers had been viewed. Its release in 1979 instantly turned the average pc from a toy to a business instrument.
Every Business needs a solid Base
There is such a variety of marketing and sales tactics out there in the business world, that is can be quite an impossible feat to decide which ones will be the most successful. Acquiring the leads is one thing, knowing what to do with them yet another. Base is a great tool that tracks your sales and manages your contact and it’s FREE.
Beth Goldstein has worked with thousands of entrepreneurs and has more than 25 years experience with successful business growth. Her latest book, Lucky by Design, focuses on the proven tips, tactics and tool that a business owner can apply to increase their turnover.
LucidChart added new tools
Spelling mistakes take away a lot from a document’s effectiveness. We’re all happy with how easy LucidChart has made diagram work, but we’ve had to spend a lot of time checking our spelling.
LucidChart has now upgraded and offers a spell check that supply you with suggestions for your misspelled word and you are able to set it to your preferred language.
Apart from this, they have also added a shape replacement tool as well as a tool that will automatically insert an additional shape into your flowchart and rearrange the order accordingly.
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