Posts Tagged "startups"


How do you gather people together? You and some of your friends want to go on a hike. How do you coordinate that? You have lots of options… Facebook post Facebook Messenger Facebook event Email SMS WhatsApp Signal Telegram Meetup.com Semaphor Discord Slack HipChat/Stride Twist Trello board And probably more. So how do you do […]

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This article from April 2018 on Entrepreneur.com covers the top four reasons startups fail. They list reason #1 as “inadequate testing,” and then quote a number of experts. Let’s grab those quotes and break it down to see how every quote is actually about UX and User-Centered Design. Greg Wright, founder of HATCH pitch, says: […]

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When I was still on Facebook, I was getting endless ads for Fin, an “assistant” that claimed to use AI plus humans to take care of any task you can imagine. My favorite thing about the ads was the comments people would leave. People who tried it were pretty unhappy. But let’s warm you up […]

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Startups We Don’t Need

07 November 2011

Categories: Business

Tags: startups

I go to a lot of pitches and demos around the Bay Area. I hit a lot of entrepreneur networking groups. I hear about many startups each week. OK, not everybody is going to love my startup, but there are some I hear over and over that I just don’t get. Here are some that […]

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My Secret Project

28 March 2011

Categories: Business

Tags: startups

I have a secret project. A new startup where I’m Co-Founder. It’s based on something I invented last year that’s now being built… and patent applications filed. The “coming soon” page is up, and it lets you sign up to hear more as we get closer to launch, which I’d expect to be in May. […]

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