Growth Stage

3 articles in category Growth Stage

Previous essays in this series have focused on deciding to start and deciding to stop. The latter concluded with a promise to discuss some alternatives to a dead stop when all seems lost. I’ve talked with a half dozen startups in this very boat …

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Startups provide both the luxury and the risk of having very little data on which to base the important early decisions. A business model must be created out of whole cloth, and generally it’s a compilation of assumptions piled on top of other assumptions. …

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I attended the Austin Technology Incubator’s SEAL presentation night this past week. The teams on stage spent the summer thrashing out their business models, with a goal not to sell them at this event but to reveal whether their idea would be a go …

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