How Streamlined Development Processes Rescue Early-Stage Startups Just because your early-stage startup has a small development team doesn’t mean you don’t need software development processes in place — quite the contrary. But not every process works for a company that size.
Public Relations (PR) is a game-changer for early-stage startups, providing a way for companies to grow by raising awareness and interest in their product or service. It allows startups to enhance their reputation and generate visibility by managing the lines of communication between themselves and the public. In this article, we dive into the ins and outs of PR and how to unleash its potential...
Startups typically have limited resources, hence all the bootstrapping and rounds of fundraising. That makes financial diligence all the more critical for them. After all, founders and executives need to be able to make informed decisions about when and how to invest in their business, whether to pursue funding opportunities and how to manage cash flow. A clear understanding of their startup's...
It might sound far-fetched, but launching and running a SaaS startup isn’t all that different from launching a mission to space (astrophysics aside). While we are captivated by astronauts and their heroics, the fact is, they wouldn't survive very long without the guidance provided by the scientists in Mission Control continuously analyzing thousands of data points. It can be easy in an...
Emails going unseen is a common problem. It can make or break your business. There's a good chance that as you read this, emails sent by your company are landing in customers' spam folders. Unfortunately, that scenario is not unique; email delivery challenges are a recurring theme among startups and early-stage businesses.
Would this re-do make it better? When it comes to your startup, it’s understandable to want everything to be perfect. Whether it's getting your marketing materials right or ironing out your internal processes, waiting for things to come together the way you always envisioned can be frustrating. But when your company is in its infancy, it's easy to bite off more than you can chew. And what suffers...
How Startups Should Think about Remote Work Do you put people or products first in your company? That's a bit of a trick question. A chicken or the egg kind of thing. Because people create the product or service you want to take to market, making it hard to separate the two. And if you want to run a company that people are happy working at, you'll need a company culture for them to rally around...
If you're a startup, even the little things can be the difference between surviving or thriving. Here's a round-up of our team's best advice and considerations to help you be successful.
For startups, the AI hype is real We live in a time where the capabilities and accessibility of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are increasing exponentially. It's pretty exciting. (For simplicity's sake, we'll use the term AI to refer to this entire spectrum of technologies). While there is a lot of hype on this topic, it is hard to dispute that AI will...
Layoffs. Plummeting valuations. Stock prices tumbling. It's impossible to avoid the doom and gloom of the recent headlines involving Tech companies. As a founder or decision maker in a startup, this is a time to refocus on financially sound strategies and look for opportunities to cut costs without cutting corners. Companies that embrace a more long term outlook and healthier business model...
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