Consumer Electronics - LittleUpStarts : LittleUpStarts Consumer Electronics At Little UpStarts we love new technology and the opportunity we get to work with designers & pioneers who have a deep passion for technology, what they do and the amazing ability to turn great ideas into innovative product, improving our everyday lives…. The US market has a strong and deep-rooted reputation for investing in the design and development of new technology and continually striving to bring high tech products to consumers around the world providing solutions for our everyday needs. With the continuing trend of convergence and products combining integrated features and accessories the consumer is continually searching for the latest and greatest value within the category and products that deliver creative and innovative solutions. Our current clients in consumer electronics task us to work with their HQ in Europe, their manufacturers in Asia and liaise between the two to develop a localized product for the US and the America’s.
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About I am the CEO and a co-founder of AngelList. I previously co-founded Epinions (which went public as part of Shopping.com) and Vast.com. I’m an active Angel investor, and have invested in dozens of companies, including Twitter, Uber, Yammer, Stack Overflow and Wanelo. What Works in Silicon Valley Doesn’t Work Everywhere – And What You Can Do About It The Lean Startup Conference hosted an amazing webinar today called Beyond Silicon Valley: Applying Lean Startup Around the Globe. Justin Wilcox, Takashi Tsutsumi (aka “The Steve Blank of Japan”), and I shared our experiences helping entrepreneurs worldwide apply Lean Startup principles. Video streaming by Ustream
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Stop asking “But how will they make money?” Business models are important, but today they’re commoditized Let me first state: Business models are important. Of course businesses have to make money, that’s a given. But that’s not my point – my point is: Business models are a commodity now, so “how will they make money?” isn’t an interesting question. The answers are all obvious. Figuring out early stage startups In my first company, I tried to act extroverted, because I thought that’s what good leaders did. It was exhausting and counter-productive. I’ve found a more comfortable way of working and wanted to share a few thoughts and resources that have been helpful to me. The back-thumping, rapport-building, steak-and-strippers salesman is just one of several styles, and it’s not even the most effective. In fact, it tends to be actively harmful if you’re developing long-term relationships (like in large sales, long-term partnerships, and fund-raising).