Let me start with a question: What is your startup’s story? I’m wondering if you have a clear, meaningful message that you consistently communicate to the outside world through everything that you do.
So those are the ingredients for iterating quickly: Simple but polished v1 app. Systematic market testing before launch. Strong, iterative product management. Weekly app submissions and daily testflights.
Below are “7 Deadly Sales Sins” committed by many startups today. Some of these may sound familiar to you, but by identifying and address these mistakes, you will help your company succeed.
In the scope of a Startup MVP, how you do effective user testing and capture feedback you gain is the most critical component for moving forward fast.
Growth Hacking is all over the startup scene right now. Some people feel like it's a legitimate role and critical to early stage startup....
Berlin Startup Academy founder Christoph Raethke waxes lyrical on why central and eastern European founders should put their Silicon Valley dreams aside.
The Growth Hacker: How To Guide on acquiring users is here to give you some ideas on how to leverage growth hacking for your startup. Startup marketing is more
In the beginning of the talk, Rob points out that while building software and products has become a lot faster, talking to people and getting feedback from them has not. The importance of doing early customer development is thus only underlined. Ro
In late February I began working on a product that quickly became myÂ obsession called Footwork. At it's core a straight forward idea
Body-slamming Investors is just poor etiquette. Here's how your startup can avoid that situation completely.
Are you just selling something or are you changing the world? Here's how to find out.
This post is dedicated to Philip Rosedale, founder of Second-Life, who inspired this post. If you like this, check out his interview on Foundation (Episode 3) “Am I in this startup thing for the right reasons?” If you find yourself questioning your m
This list is for someone looking to start their first Internet Startup who is interested in bootstrapping a reliably profitable company that can then open the door to the next big project.
One of the most time consuming things founders have to do other than raise money is deal with all the legal paperwork pre and post termsheet that fundraising typically generates.
Stop building your idea. Start solving a problem. Startup ideas are bound to fail. This is not something that I realized until I tried to build one myself.
Most startups don't fail at building a product. They fail at acquiring customers. The biggest mistakes I see over and over again when startups try to get traction are as follows (in order of importance).
Design flows that are tied to clear objectives allow us to create a positive user experience and a valuable one for the business we’re working for.
There has been an explosion of incubators in the last few years. Most of them suck. Some suck so bad that the net value created by the program is probably negative. I'm not going to name names.
Supermodels are a key ingredient in the you-dating-supermodels equation. You need to be where they are before anything else matters.