When you are building your product and thinking about your go to market strategy, you can focus on getting everyday internet users first. Or you can focus on getting brands first and working with them to get users.
"Stick to what you know" seems like common-sense advice, but I have watched many business people make the same mistake I did. Once things start to go well, entrepreneurs think success will last forever.
Could a personal-feedback loop help recent immigrants learn English more quickly? Might the idea be applied to concepts like voter registration or proper prenatal care, both of which are issues within the Latino population?
You've heard about having an attitude of gratitude and how being appreciative of what you have will bring more of the same into your life. So what does it take to have infinite abundance in your life? Answer: live with an abundance mentality. Seems simple, right?
For the next eight weeks, we'll look at the world through the eyes of "Ice House Entrepreneurs" who will describe in their own words the opportunities they found, the challenges they faced and, more importantly, the mindset that enabled them to succeed.
The business "dance" obviously has different particulars than TV dancing, but there is serious business and artistry involved in both cases. Here are some observations to startup founders looking for funding and hoping to move to the next level.
If we had process patents or the culture of software litigation in the 1980s as we have today current technology would consist of running terminals on DEC and Wang Computers at the local library for $10 per hour and there probably would not be a world-wide web.
As the founder of an Internet startup, I meet entrepreneurs and investors every day. I've met hundreds, yet over the past few years, I have met only a couple of entrepreneurs and investors who are black.