Lean Startups

Lean Startups

An important countervailing force among startups has emerged–a methodology called “lean startup,” that can make the process of startup companies less risky.  It favors experimentation over elaborate planning, customer feedback over intuition, and iterative design over traditional “big design up front” development. Although the methodology is just a few years old, its concepts—such as “minimum viable product” […]

Rapid Prototyping with WordPress

Development

Every startup in the early stage needs to visualize its future. Rapid Prototyping has become the key to effectively speeding up this process.  Doing this rapidly and iteratively generates feedback early and often in the process, improving the final design and reducing the need for changes during development, Lyndon Cerejo inputs to Startups in Design Better Faster with […]

How To Construct a Unique Value Proposition for Startups

Discovery

Big Question for every startup-“I believe in my company and its product(s), but how can I help the world see its value?” With the help of valuable input from others who have tread down some ground this same direction, you need to understand and work out your Unique Value Proposition before you go much farther […]

Elevator Pitch for Startups

Business Model Canvas

Why is it important to have my startup’s elevator pitch? An “elevator pitch” is a concise, well-practiced description of your startup and your plan, delivered with conviction and enthusiasm that your mother should be able to understand in the time it would take to ride up an elevator. Everybody knows about these, but few people […]

Startup Tools

Lean Startups

Effective startup tools are essential to ensure success. Whether the best site search, business model or email marketing strategy, knowledge is power. Excellent resource links to help build your startup toolbox: Startup Tool Wiki, by Seedcamp, which is focused on technical tools from search, bug and issue tracking, performance, and more. Biztools provides categories based on […]

Minimum Viable Product for Startups

Design

Minimum Viable Product for Startups is the key strategy used for fast and quantitative market testing of a product or product feature for startups.  After your Startup idea is created, but before you fully developed it, this critical step creates the strategy to avoid building products that customers won’t want in the long run. A Minimum Viable Product […]