There are a lot of reasons why startups fail, and a LOT of startups that fail. What’s the first thing you can do to increase your chances of avoiding being part of the bleak statistic? Focus, baby.Read More
Raika Technologies and GotAnAppIdea are proud to present this episode of Incubate This!, where we are on the hunt for that elusive, mythical creature that has the Interwebs in an uproar: the unicorn.Read More
Are you ready for investors, or is there more you could (and should) be doing on your own dime to forward your startup?Read More
How do you know if you're building a product or service or business that has the potential to be viable and long-lasting? We use the 85/15 rule…Read More
In this episode, we explore our views and experiences as and with women in tech in an effort to understand our own views and offer advice to those who might be struggling to find their place in the field.Read More
Acronyms are amazing little creatures with the power to communicate complex ideas quickly and simply. That is, of course, if you actually know what the acronym means.Read More
I'm sure you've read the same types of stories I have: Startup ABC raises hundreds of millions in venture capital and is called a "unicorn", successful beyond the wildest dreams of the original founders. And in order to be called successful, these unicorns must have profit, right?Read More
In honor of the SATs and ACTs that are being taken this summer by terrified and overwhelmed high school seniors everywhere, I give you an analogy to help you understand your real role as the entrepreneur and ideator in your startup.Read More
In tech, you will many times hear the phrase "Fail fast. Fail often."
WHAT?? I don't WANT to FAIL, I want to succeed!!Read More
Everyone like money. Duckets. Moolah. Do-re-mi. So how do you turn your web or mobile app project and monetize to rake in the coinage? This week we are exploring the various monetization options, discussing pros, cons and our opinions. Cha-ching!Read More
It's almost impossible to do business of any kind without consulting an attorney, but when is the right time for an entrepreneur to get one? And what kind of attorney is right for you?Read More
If you're like most entrepreneurs with a great technology idea, you'll be tempted to skip all the planning and validation stuff and jump straight into building your product.
RESIST THE URGE.Read More
"Content is king." You hear it all the time. All. The. Time. But what does it really mean?Read More
Often in pitches or investor presentations, I’m hearing about the awards people have won for their idea, or they are talking only about their vision.
As I’ve said before, execution is everything. And only people can execute! Your team, your people, they are THE absolute most important part of your idea or your business. Without them, you’d be nowhere having your grand vision on your own.
Honor your people, and don’t skip talking about them when you talk about your startup.
No treble.Read More
The 2019 Apple WWDC showed off a bunch of new innovation from the tech giant. One of our favorites was “Find My iPhone”.Read More