You have a great business idea, have identified a willing market that wants to pay you for a solution, and are ready to move forward with your MVP. Choosing a technology partner for your business is very important but for different reasons than for the business partner. Your technology partner […]
For a technical founder, choosing the right business partner is the most critical early decision that you can possibly make. The only exception to this is if you have a significant business and sales background and will be taking this role on yourself.
Starting a company is hard – doubly so for people attempting to do so part-time, without OPM (other people’s money), or without a clear vision of what exactly they are building. Creating a technology company is more than just ensuring that you are using the best language or development framework […]
Venture funded startups have been some of the greatest sources of wealth in human history – for venture capitalists. For many of the other participants, not so much. Venture capital funding has a place in the startup funding sphere but it is not a panacea. Here I talk about why […]
Starting a business and joining the ranks of entrepreneurs is an exciting step. Here are some first steps that you can do to guarantee that you have a better chance of succeeding. I focus here on self-funded/bootstrapped companies rather than venture funded but these ideas are applicable to all types […]
Few companies have the money to waste on useless or sub-optimal service providers, yet few seem to apply the necessary rigor to the money they spend on their technology organizations. The closest that they come is slashing budgets without understanding when costs ‘seem too high’. Long post warning! tl;dr – […]
So, you’ve decided to create a company. You have a business idea – a service, an app, something like that. You need to create a product – what are your choices? In this post, I want to share a number of ways to get your business idea up and running […]
Everyone working at a startup or small business has to deal with technology. Unfortunately, most of these organizations do not understand or respect the fact that they are a business and that they are working to support and enable business goals. Without more ado, here are five tips to recharge […]