Tools for startups
The other night I had an opportunity to attend Demo Day at Y Combinator. It was a fantastic full frontal assault of entrepreneurial energy. 43 pitches, 2 min each back to back for well over 2 hours.
Choosing a name is one of the parts of a startup I find the most difficult.
Earlier this week, we covered Blackbox , the young company responsible for creating The Startup Genome Report , an ongoing, collaborative R&D project designed to take a comprehensive dive into what makes Silicon Valley startups successful — and not. ( Read our initial coverage here. ) On Tuesday, we covered the company’s launch of what it calls the Startup Genome Compass , a benchmarking tool for startups that helps founders monitor their progress in different growth categories.
Building a successful business is every entrepreneur's goal - but only 1 in 12 succeed.