Month: June 2016

When you aren’t learning something new each day, it’s time to give up!

10 Common Mistakes Founders Make “Bless our little founder hearts. We’re eternal optimists who have great intentions paired with a propensity to try things that common sense would say is a bad idea. That means we try a lot of things, most of which don’t pan out. But it’s the things that do pan out that keep us motivated…” Read More

What does Walter White have in common with startup founders?

Simple – He’s a hustler. He follows the MVP framework perfectly. He sees an opportunity for a product and starts creating it in a small RV with a huge focus on quality. Once he’s found his product/market fit.. he scales! Eventually he’s in a fancy laboratory with a huge distribution chain, but it all started Read More

The Godfather of MVP, Steve Blank

Customer Development Manifesto A great podcast about customer development principles, For several years now Blank has been a driving force in changing the way people think, practice, create and deliver their products. Read the article   The Key to Startup Success Sit back, relax and listen to the godfather himself talk about the key to startup success, going into depth Read More

Starting small with a solid understanding of the customer and half a product is the way to launch

Idea to Paying Customers in 7 Weeks We love Buffer! The Buffer story is the perfect example of a lean startup. For those of us who know Joel Gascoigne personally it’s an amazing story of following the customer development framework, developing a simple MVP, raising funds from your customers, sticking to your beliefs and most importantly focusing on Read More

Having an idea and turning it into a viable business.

Making sense of a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) We feel like this is a great opening piece for, in this article Henrik Kniberg tells us why an MVP is so important, how to go about building one and provides us with some real world examples. Read the article   The Lean Startup Principles The lean startup is Read More