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Don't rush to be embarrassed by the first version of your product

The intent of good quotes is lost over time. So, they are often misunderstood and misused because they are applied out of context. Reid Hoffman’s quote –  357 more words



What is a Minimal Viable Product?

Although first coined by Frank Robinson, the term Minimal Viable Product has been popularised by Eric Ries in his work… 974 more words

Change Management

In the startup world, how is the 'proof of concept' different from a 'minimum viable product'?

‘Proof of concept’ and ‘Minimum Viable Product’ are two very different things.

As clarified in the earlier chapter, when testing the proof of concept, you could be testing not just the product itself but also a few other assumptions about the business around that product.  123 more words

Starting Up


I enjoyed this chapter of The Obstacle is the Way more than the last one. It didn’t seem to be as cliché, and it talked about iterating, which is something I’d already believed in. 359 more words

Riding the Minimum Viable Product Roller Coaster

So it turns out that the emotional rollercoaster that “the PMARCA Guide to Startups” warned us about isn’t the only roller coaster entrepreneurs ride.

Of course that’s the one you think of first, “Tears,” where you experience your highest highs and lowest lows. 556 more words

Alexa Seeger

The case for boosting enterprise software startups with services

One of the truisms of software business strategy is that services is bad business; heck, we’ve also said it. The reason, put bluntly, is that it’s a business with low margins and is not as scalable. 1,965 more words