Category: LEAN Startup

Lean startups and methodology for product development and business operation.

 

How Much is an Idea Alone Worth?

Aren’t great startups born from great ideas?. Came up with a great startup idea? What next? Neeraj Joshi, Head of Product at Spinny – India’s largest dedicated portal for pre-owned cars – outlines 6 key steps to validate your business idea. Read More: startups.com

Summary of Traction book by Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares

You should include columns like how many customers are available, conversion rate, the cost to acquire a customer, lifetime value of a customer for every given strategy. If your customer refers a new customer within the first week, you’ll go from ten customers to twenty and double every week without any additional marketing. Read More: sipreads.com

As the Start-Up Boom Deflates, Tech Is Humbled

Investments in young companies have fallen, with 2,215 start-ups raising money in the United States in the last three months of 2019, the fewest since late 2016, according to the National Venture Capital Association and PitchBook, which track start-ups. SoftBank bet big on companies like Uber and WeWork, as well as the Colombian delivery start-up Rappi and the Indian hospitality start-up Oyo. Read More: nytimes.com