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Rethinking Mobile First I wrote the Mobile First Web Second blog post a few years ago. In that post, I talked about apps that were designed to be used on mobile primarily with the web as a companion.
By Erin Griffith On February 16, 2013 Dear awesome startups, don’t join an accelerator, unless…
App and mobile design has come a long way in the past few years, with many popular services shifting their focus more towards to improving the way their apps look. Instagram's Mike Krieger Shares How To Do Better Product Design
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Startup technology demystified By Danny Boice On December 18, 2012 When it comes to technology, it can be confusing out there for the business-minded (read: non-technical) co-founder. Do those snowboard-loving, flip-flop wearing, EDM-listening, tattoo-having jackanapes-for-developers ridicule you with their fancy words and assault you with offensive acronyms?
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Are You An Alcoholic Yet? Or, The Great Startup Rollercoaster This post has appeared as a guest blog on FounderDating, which brings together entrepreneurs with different skill sets to start innovative new companies.
Why Startup Founders are Always Unhappy — jessblog Startups are incredibly stressful. I know many founders whose companies are doing great, but they are still stressed and unhappy. Polyvore is doing great (growing fast and cash-flow positive!)
March 2012 One of the more surprising things I've noticed while working on Y Combinator is how frightening the most ambitious startup ideas are. In this essay I'm going to demonstrate this phenomenon by describing some. Frighteningly Ambitious Startup Ideas
Four African Girls Created Urine-Powered Generator What have you built lately? 14-year-olds Duro-Aina Adebola, Akindele Abiola, Faleke Oluwatoyin, and 15-year-old Bello Eniola have created a urine powered generator.
For A Stranger In Silicon Valley, Success Isn’t Only About Who You Know Editor’s note: Cherian Thomas is founder and CEO of Cucumbertown, a recipe-publishing platform.
Instagram Co-Founder Mike Krieger’s 8 Principles For Building Products People Want Mike Krieger, Instagram’s founder, thinks you can build apps that fit in the real world by watching what people want, not guessing. He presented his eight core product design insights today at 500 Startups’ Warm Gun conference. Here’s the cheat sheet to his talk.
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Editor’s Note: Lucas Rayala was the cofounder of Altsie. This is what you do when you close down your startup: you call Rackspace and cancel the Windows SQL server plan. You email SendGrid and give them notice on your Silver SMTP Service Package. Killing Your Startup on a Thursday Night
Black Swan Farming September 2012 I've done several types of work over the years but I don't know another as counterintuitive as startup investing.
Screw the Black Swans: Ichiro is our role model, not Barry Bonds. | Dave McClure There are probably better things for me to do today, however i feel compelled to respond to the Black Swan Farming post by Paul Graham, founding partner of Y Combinator. Maybe you can call this post “Grooming for Ugly Ducklings”.
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