A blanket statement that says “the founder should always be running things” is too much.
Startups are never a smooth ride. Things don’t go the way we want them to, and it can be really hard to create a business out of an initial idea. Investors say NO to us way more often than they say yes. The same thing goes with customers—sales are hard. Our favorite and seemingly most-loyal […]
TL; DR Only serial founders with strong domain knowledge and track records and traction get funded quickly. For most founders raising a seed round is a lot more work, but there is a method to the madness. We often write here about raising capital. Capital allows startups to move faster and generate growth. However, raising capital is not […]
One of the things I struggle tracing with as an artist is a constant inferiority complex. Although I am a pretty good illustrator, I feel like I am a complete novice whenever I spend time on art sites and see the amazing work done by others. I have spent 20 years learning and perfecting my […]
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) has taken the technology world by storm. Nowadays, all new software companies are SaaS, which simply means they are based in the cloud and have subscription pricing. With the exception of mobile applications and e-commerce, almost all new companies are following this model. It is not surprising. The benefits of SaaS over older […]
If you are one of the new age of entrepreneurs, who hates the thought of doing a business plan as a first step in starting your new venture, you will love this message. More and more professionals agree that a better strategy is to explore and fine tune your assumptions before declaring a specific plan […]
Startup accelerator/incubator programs are fueled by passionate mentors who share their expertise, insights and experience with the founding teams in the program. Access to these networks of mentor relationships– and the opportunity to learn from their experiences – is frankly, a huge startup advantage. As only a select number of startups are admitted into accelerator […]