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10 months ago | From Andrewchen | Author: Andrew Chen
One of the best essays written last year was Elad Gil’s End of Cycle? – referencing our most recent 2007-2017 run on mobile and web software, and the implications for investing, startups, and entrepreneurs.
Added 6 months ago | As appeared first on Prototypr | Author: Justin Ramedia
Not long ago, I was trying to watch a video on YouTube. I got the expected “5-second till skipping” countdown and had my mouse hovering over the skip link, but the video was interesting. I laughed, so I figured I’d give it another few seconds to see what the product was all about. I ended up watc... ...Read more
Added 6 months ago | As appeared first on Medium | Author: Nir Eyal
According to the New York Times, when Page looks at a potential company to acquire, he wants to know if the product is, like a toothbrush, “something you will use once or twice a day.” Page clearly understands habits. As I wrote in my book, “Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products,” frequent... ...Read more
Added 6 months ago | As appeared first on Hackernoon | Author: Wayne Chang
Contrary to MVPs, where the goal is to get something barely usable out the door and into the market for initial feedback, an MLP takes the opposite approach, treating, among other things, the first-time experience of a new user very seriously. This is the first time they’ll see your product, the... ...Read more
Added 6 months ago | As appeared first on Medium | Author: Jason M. Lemkin
What are the Top 10 things I’d tell myself to do better, if I could go back in time? My top list: Slow down big decisions — when you aren’t sure. You have to move fast and break things, but if the pit in your stomach says “maybe don’t do that” — slow that decision down. My biggest mistakes ha... ...Read more
Added 6 months ago | As appeared first on andrewchen | Author: Andrew Chen
How to build a billion dollar digital marketplace – examples from Uber, eBay, Craigslist, and more Marketplaces are easily underestimated When marketplaces get big, they can get really big. Some of the biggest tech successes ever – eBay, Airbnb, Alibaba, Uber – are marketplaces worth ... ...Read more
Added 6 months ago | As appeared first on cbinsights | Author: cbinsights
From lack of product-market fit to disharmony on the team, we break down the top 20 reasons for startup failure by analyzing 101 startup failure post-mortems. WHERE IS THIS DATA COMING FROM? Start your free trial today Email Email SIGN UP After we compiled our list of startup failure post-m... ...Read more