Startup Ideas Minimum Viable Product Test – a Step by Step Guide

Minimum Viable Product Test – a Step by Step Guide

Originally posted on Venture Ready Financial Models. I was planning on giving a “Financial Model for Founders” talk at Seattle Startup Week (#SSW2016) in November. As I worked on the presentation, the final version is here on Slideshare, I realized that making this less conceptual and abstract the better so I wanted to use an …

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Developers Developer’s Guide Startups

Developer’s Guide Startups

I recently had the opportunity to speak with a group of new developers at Code Fellows on the topic of what they need to know about either doing their own startup and how to think about joining a startup. The checklist includes how to think about: Team Market Traction Idea Business Model Timing

Startup Ideas What Elon Musk Can Teach Us About Time, Risk, and Commitment

What Elon Musk Can Teach Us About Time, Risk, and Commitment

By Dave Parker, VP of Product at UP Global – This is a repost of an article that was posted originally on the Huffington Post.  Time. It’s one of the dimensions of a entrepreneur’s journey that’s difficult to forecast. Yet, it’s the dimension that every critic fails to acknowledge when armchair quarterbacking a startup’s success and failure – …

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Incubators and Accelerators Is your Startup Hot or Not? (Session Slides)

Is your Startup Hot or Not? (Session Slides)

Thanks for coming to last nights session with Michelle Goldberg, Bill Bryant and Andy Liu. The following are the slides from the session. The application deadline for the Founder Institute Seattle is March 17. Apply online at www.fi.co/apply/135 Hot or not session from Dave Parker

Incubators and Accelerators Ideation Bootcamp – Week 4 – Joanna Lord

Ideation Bootcamp – Week 4 – Joanna Lord

We wrapped up the NWEN Founder Institute Seattle first ever four-week Ideation Bootcamp. Special thanks to Joanna Lord @JoannaLord from SEOMoz for her presentation last night on Communicating your idea – without getting lost in the details.  Her slide and video here. Here’s Joanna’s slides and Video Week 4 ideation bootcamp communicating ideas lord from …

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Entrepreneurship Ideation Bootcamp – Week 2 – Venture Ready Research & Markets

Ideation Bootcamp – Week 2 – Venture Ready Research & Markets

This is week two slides from the NWEN/Founder Institution Ideation Bootcamp in Seattle. David Bluhm – Venture Ready Research Week 2 Ideation Bootcamp – Bluhm from Dave Parker Dave Parker – Markets and Models NWEN and Founder Institute Ideation Bootcamp – Week 2 – Venture Ready Research & Models from Dave Parker

Startup Business Why start…

Why start…

When your looking to grow your business past the current market – where do you start???