Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Experts in product development will tell you to understand your user.
Some people are naturals at this, most have to learn. Raising money is
no different. Some people understand...
Friday, May 17, 2013
Right after OMGPOP released DrawSomething to rave reviews (and
traction), I was catching up with my friend Nabeel Hyatt and chatted a
bit about the game’s meteoric...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
When your grand idea for an edtech startup begins to take
shape and you’re ready to get the engines revving for a team and product, it’s
time to get some funding behind the...
Friday, March 29, 2013
One of the first legal phases of
starting your own business is choosing a legal entity structure.
There are a number of options dependent upon your unique situation...
Friday, March 8, 2013
Thanks to the work by Eric Ries and the Lean Startup
movement, startups are using the scientific method to build products,
test markets, and grow their userbase...
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
You are bound to hear the question dozens, maybe hundreds of times as a
founder. How are you going to compete with Company XYZ? Can you
differentiate from your...
Friday, March 1, 2013
Early stage companies are often refining their stories or narratives.
It’s important for lots of reasons – inspiring team members,
recruiting, creating focus, getting...
Monday, February 25, 2013
There has been a lot of buzz lately about startups being
"Orphaned" after a Seed round--a phenomenon that has been dubbed the
“Series A Crunch”...
Monday, February 18, 2013
VCs like to give out homework. They won’t call it that, though. But rather they use words like “diligence” and “information requests.” Just like in school, the homework can actually...
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Valentine’s Day you tend to see people looking for love everywhere they go. But
what about a job they’ll love? At Boston Startup School, we’re playing cupid...