#startuplife Startup Board Compensation

Startup Board Compensation

How much should you pay a startup Board Member? Who can you get as an independent startup Board member for the amount you have to pay and the stage of the company? When do you need an independent board member for your startup and what’s the difference between an Advisory Board Member and a real …

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Business Model WTIA Startup Pricing Workshop

WTIA Startup Pricing Workshop

Is pricing for your startup product art or science? The answer is a little bit of both! Here’s a framework for thinking about pricing for you B2B or B2C technology products.

Go To Market How Startups Need to Think About Marketing Today

How Startups Need to Think About Marketing Today

No doubt the life of an entrepreneur is hectic, especially in the current environment! You’ve got to accomplish everything, seemingly all at once, with not enough people or money to get it done. For most young companies trying to break through and accelerate their growth curve, the focus is on product and sales. Marketing has …

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Go To Market The Only 10 Slides You Need in Your Pitch – Refreshed (it’s 13)

The Only 10 Slides You Need in Your Pitch – Refreshed (it’s 13)

For years I’ve been directing founders to the Guy Kawasaki ten, twenty, thirty, (10 20 30) PowerPoint Slides blog post. It’s a great post about decks and very relevant if you have an idea vs. a product and business you want to communicate, or if you’re early in the pitching process or preparing for an …

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Customer Development MVP Series 1: I’m (possibly) launching a new product – want to follow along?

MVP Series 1: I’m (possibly) launching a new product – want to follow along?

I no longer fall in love with my own ideas. I treat them like an unloyal friend that will just as easily tease me into a long road of misery as they might be a partner in a great adventure! The reason is that your ideas will lie to you – well, technically they allow you …

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