Make your story more memorable using these simple techniques.

Nowadays, every student, full-time worker, or startup founder spends a lot of time speaking online.

Whether it’s leading a team meeting, pitching an investor, or speaking in a conference, you need to take note of how to deliver your message.

Today I was in a conference call with a business advisor and team where we discussed our future plans for our business.

At some point, I was told that my presence in Zoom presentations and meetings was incredible and they started noticing how it can affect positively our online interactions.

One of my team members doesn’t use hand gestures when…


Ciao caro amico! Come sta andando in Italia adesso? :)


I asked people on social media about their thoughts on the drop-in audio platform. Here are the best answers.

If you were the CEO of Clubhouse, what features would you add to bring back life to the platform? How about increasing user engagement? Or how to establish excitement for new users?

I’ve asked people for feedback, opinions, thoughts all over social media and I have received quite interesting answers. Let’s hear what people have to say now about the drop-in audio platform and listen to what would they do to improve it.

Starting at number one.

“I would structure the countless rooms into tv channels. Eg. (Startup rv) and have a program of pitch competitions, guidance eg. …


The better you answer these questions, the higher your chances of raising funding.

If you’re a startup founder already, answer these questions by writing in the comments section. Would love to evaluate your idea or product and give feedbacks. Good luck!

1. How many users do you have?

2. How long do users stay on average?

3. How much feedback you have received so far?

4. What changes you have made based on the feedback?

5. How many actual sales have you made?

6. What is the annual growth rate?

7. What’s your total rate of growth?

8. Has growth been linear and consistent?

9. What has held back your growth?

10. Can you provide a demonstration of your product or service now?

11. Who are your competitors?

12. What are your strengths and advantages over your competitors?

13. What are your weaknesses or disadvantages?

14. What barriers to entry or scale are there for you?

15. Where is the competition letting down the customers?

16. Why haven’t your competitor done this yet?

17. How do your features differ?

18. How do you compare on price?

19. How do you compare on service?

20. How do you compare customer satisfaction?


You can go to college, spend 4 years of your life, spending more than $100K, or you can just read Steve Jobs’ biography.

I finished reading “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson, twice now.

I first started reading back in 2016, in Italian. Although I wasn’t paying much attention in detail, I still learned several insights and wisdom from the book.

The second time I read it is this year, but this time in English.

It hit me differently. Everything was clearer and the stories stuck longer. The last time I read the book, I was an amateur in the world of startups and technology.

Along with this reading experience, I learned a lot of invaluable stories, lessons, and insights that I want to…


What future founders can learn from the rise and fall of WeWork’s Adam Neumann.

Adam Neumann comes from an immigrant family whose parents are both doctors but divorced when he was 7 years old. After that, he and his younger sister moved to the United States with their mother for her medical residency.

Back in Israel, he graduated from the Israeli Naval Academy and served as an officer in the Israeli Navy for five years, and was discharged with the rank of captain.

And on his return to the United States, he decided to attend Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College in New York City.

What happens next will change the entire course…


And how doing so earned me four figures in one article.

In the past two years, I have been practicing techniques to improve my writing in all different ways. There are days that the words flow like water, and some days it’s drier than the Sahara Dessert.

I always tell myself:

Start with one. One sentence, then one paragraph.

And more often than not, this advice works perfectly.

It works because I have ambitious goals. All I want is to finish my work, get my job done efficiently, and have more free time.

However, there’s a limit to “working smart” and “being productive” that most people overlook or consciously ignore.

You can only work smart if you have an organized environment.

I…


Facebook groups are probably better.

In the light of events, Clubhouse and team. raised another round of funding that puts the 1-year-old tech company’s valuation to 4bn.

The question is, is Clubhouse really worth 4 billion dollares?

Remember when people were desperate to get a Clubhouse to invite?

Now the same people who are already on the platform are failing to see the long-term appeal.

“I think the initial FOMO about getting a Clubhouse invite and trying it out has ebbed away,” social media analyst Matt Navarra told CNBC.

Elon Musk got me to sign up for this.

My friends from Apple got me to…


Investors who put their first $1200 stimulus check into Bitcoin in April 2020, now have around $11,000.

The passing of the first $1200 stimulus bill in April 2020 correlated with a bullish run not only in the stock market but also in the cryptocurrency markets.

In the short term, many institutions believe Bitcoin moving past $100,000 in 2021 is achievable.

As a matter of fact, earlier this year in January, Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou from JPMorgan Chase’s strategy team, stated that a $146,000-plus target could be a reality for Bitcoin by the end of 2021.

Grayscale investment’s poll revealed that the pandemic impacted the decisions of 63% of respondents who invested in Bitcoin during the previous four months from…

Derick David

10x Top Writer on Innovation, Technology, and Startups with 500,000+ views and counting. drckangelo.substack.com

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