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Customer Validation – Truth and Consequences For Startups

When startups fail to obtain evidence to support their assumption that customers will buy and use their product, their chances of failure rocket.  A lack of customer insight means you’re more likely to launch something that does not have the necessary product / market fit. It also means an investor will refuse to fund you, […]

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A Further Shift in the Startup Universe

I originally posted a ‘Shift in the Startup Universe’ on January 1st 2011. Yesterdays announcement by The White House is indicative of further shifts in favor of the entrepreneur. The key role startups have in rebuilding the global economy is also being recognized by governments abroad (e.g. UK and Australia).   That recognition, where accompanied by concrete, meaningful steps to […]

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