7 posts tagged “startups”

Startup Tip: Take Idea #2

Startup Tip: Take Idea #2

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Don't fall in love with your first draft idea. Be prepared to refine it and try new ideas.

The romanticized idea of the genius idea that is implemented and becomes a soaring startup success is overstated. For many successful startups, it was their follow-up ideas that really caught on.

tagged: startups, google, products, microsoft, teams, planning, fogcreek, paypal

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3 kinds of partners, which are you looking for?

3 kinds of partners, which are you looking for?

Monday, March 16, 2009

Business partners can make or break a startup. What are you looking for? What might be some things to think about when do go looking?

The right business partner can be a huge asset to a startup founder. They can complement skills, unique specific access, or provide vision and stability.

tagged: startups, entrepreneuring, decisions, businesspartners, paulgraham

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Obscure Links #1: design, internet, economics...

Obscure Links #1: design, internet, economics...

Friday, February 20, 2009

Wherein I establish the series of "Obscure Links" and its purpose and share the first 10 quality links that most people have never seen.

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Want better beer? Stop making electricity.

Want better beer? Stop making electricity.

Saturday, May 24, 2008

It used to be that many companies (including breweries) generated their own electricty. Once a stable & cheap grid of electricity was available, thie was a drain on the focus of the business. Is cloud computing set to revolutionize computing power in the same fashion? Jeff Bezos of Amazon is betting on it - big time.

tagged: google, amazon, cloudcomputing, blueorigin, jeffbezos, mooreslaw, rackspace, startupschool

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