“I’m CEO, Bitch.” These are, of course, the immortal words which adorned Mark Zuckerberg’s early Facebook business cards. And please, if you’re thinking of creating something like this, please don’t. It’s definitely not how to be a startup CEO.
The secret of employee engagement in a startup is there is no secret. It’s simply about getting your team members to “buy in” to your purpose, your mission.
As a startup, whether or not you have a specific vertical market strategy will depend heavily on your business model – and business plan.
“I now define company culture as the way it feels when I walk in the door, and the way it feels to leave at the end of the day,” – Author Kristen Hadeed.
As far as company culture goes, you can’t get much simpler and authentic than the above sentence.
There are numerous ways to launch a product, but learning how to use agile methodologies to launch products is by far the best way to increase your chances of success while eliminating waste. How to use agile methodologies to launch products was last modified: January 9th, 2020 by Graham Wood
If iteration leads to perfection in product development, then automation leads to scale-up success for a startup. Startup automation, to be more precise, can be in many cases, the single most important thing which can make or break a business. Why startup automation is a prerequisite for your business to grow was last modified: January … Continue reading Why startup automation is a prerequisite for your business to grow
Rule one of startup success. Ask not what your customer can do for you, but what your product can do for your customer. Yes, that’s right, you need to sell benefits not features. How your startup can sell benefits not features was last modified: January 3rd, 2020 by Graham Wood
Scale up or shut up. Yes, it’s that time again, where we invite you to join us in our mission to #ScaleUpGreece – at our 2nd Scale-up Greece event which is taking place on Wednesday, June 26. Scale-up Greece: save the date for the 2nd event @Insurance Market was last modified: January 21st, 2020 by … Continue reading Scale-up Greece: save the date for the 2nd event @Insurance Market
As we are fast becoming a happy bundle of multicultural societies, it is essential for us to be able to discern and evaluate good cultural traits against the “not so good” ones. This is a simple way to induce compatibility factors among different cultures. Mainly when we have to work in a multicultural environment.
Why do so many startups delay launching their minimum viable product (MVP)? Believe it or not, the main reason – in my experience – is down to anxiety over its perceived lack of features, which leads to the biggest form of waste in any lean startup: over-engineering.