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...
After starting my career in sales at a startup where I was one of the first salespersons, there was a lot I didn’t know… like a lot. Startups, while providing a great way to start a career and learn about business on the fly, also pose a lot of challenges and there are many
“How are things going?” they ask.
So you want to raise money for your startup, but you don’t know where to look. One thing is certain—you’ll have plenty of competition. There are many people looking to fund their startups.
As a startup, there are so many facets of your business which are important as you get your company off the ground and competing in the marketplace. You must have a strong product, and understand your market, your customers, and why your product/platform/solution is necessary. Often, we engage with startups who have a great
What does technical due diligence mean for a startup? Technical due diligence is the process of validating the technology assets, risks, and liabilities associated with a startup. A minimum viable product (MVP) is an example of a startup technology asset. Risks often take the form of technical debt, capability gaps, or deficiencies; certain forms of risk may also represent liabilities.
You’re a cool startup. You’re moving fast and pivoting as needed. Nothing is written in stone and your team is small enough that you can change direction quickly. What do you need a budget for? Budgets are for big companies with accounting departments and corporate cost codes, not startups, right?
Is your startup still small? Maybe just you and your co-founder, or one or two employees. If so, everything is likely still close knit, with people working well together and communicating easily. Chances are, company culture, mission statements and core values all seem too heavy weight and bureaucratic to talk about just yet.
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