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Mobile: A Walk Down Memory Lane, 2000 to 2011 - NextWala


Mobile: A Walk Down Memory Lane, 2000 to 2011. Mobile: A Walk Down Memory Lane, 2000 to 2011.   2000 2011. NextWala. dkhare.

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Kathy Sierra: Building the minimum Badass User, Business of Software. A masterclass in thinking about software product development.

Business of Software Blog

So everyone starts out with this some variation of this: we want our product to be desirable. Because the world is full of “Great product; didn’t sell.” ” Things that are beautifully crafted, they’re clearly the superior product; but they didn’t sell. Most people have been doing it all wrong.

Trade Show Checklist: How To Successfully Sell Your Product At Trade Shows by Yaro Starak

With a physical product, there are several ways to meet customers and market your business. It was clear that our product was priced too high for this particular show. 5000 booth fee $2000 fare to NYC and hotel room $500 food and cabs = $7500 TOTAL TRIP Lesson learned…priceless. It was crazy! You don’t belong here!”

Behind Every Great Product


Article: Behind Every Great Product. titled the paper, “Behind Every Great Product” and it was inspired by the classic Good Product Manager / Bad Product Manager by Ben Horowitz. The paper proved popular and helped many teams to get a better understanding of just what product was all about. In 1993, Word 6.0

Gold price will reach $2000, before it crashes like the Silver - Deimar


Gold price will reach $2000, before it crashes like the Silver. The effectiveness meets goals, efficiency only makes us more productive.

We Were Right – Just a Decade Early

Feld Thoughts

2000 was the Peak of Inflated Expectations. 1995 – 2000 was the climb up to the Peak. rose $7.31 1/4 to 45.06 1/4 on the NYSE.

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A Recipe for Growth: Adding Layers to the Cake

Jeff Jordan

These winning Net companies are incredibly strong at product innovation.  Growth Strategy ProductBusinesses don’t grow themselves. 

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LoomiDeck uses social tools to encourage productivity


LoomiDeck isn’t their first product, but their second, well it could be argued that it’s technically their third.

Marketing is Design: Three Words that Increased My E-commerce.

Software By Rob

Today you might design an application that hits production in 6 months. Join nearly 6,000 startup entrepreneurs by subscribing to my RSS feed.

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Bill Janeway Warburg Pincus | Productive Bubbles | Video Slides Transcript | BoS Europe 2015

Business of Software Blog

Bill argues very cogently that ‘productive bubbles’ are not only a good thing, they are essential to enable the creation of huge, market-transforming, disruptive ideas. Bill Janeway’s Slides for this talk, ‘Productive Bubbles’ Video: TRANSCRIPT. “Bubbles can be, can be productive.”

allensblog: Wall Street Rip-Off of LinkedIn

Allen's Blog

One saw this a lot in the 1998 - 2000 bubble: founding teams exulting at the fact that the first trade post-IPO was a huge "pop" over the offering price, as if it was a good thing. Only on the pricing call with the underwriters will you realize that you are merely the product , and that the buy-side funds are the clients."

The Lindy Effect on startup potential

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Will you ever get 2000? hope so, but most companies that do get 100 never get 2000. It’s funny because it’s true. Yikes!

SailPoint Closes 2010 with 40 New Global 2000 Customers and Two Strategic Transactions

Austin Startup

In 2010, SailPoint closed two strategic corporate transactions to broaden its product engineering and services teams and further expand its global footprint. Driven by strong customer demand for its award-winning identity governance solution, SailPoint achieved record growth in 2010, with revenue up 200% over 2009. Enterprise sailpoint

Professor Clayton Christensen and the job your product does at Business of Software 2011

Business of Software Blog

Professor Clayton Christensen talks models of disruptive innovation, what the job of your product is and explains why there will always be room for disruptive innovation an entrepreneurs in the world. So a plot on the vertical axis is product or service over time and in every market there are 2 trajectories. apologize for having a tie.

Why Build, Measure, Learn – isn’t just throwing things against the wall to see if they work

Steve Blank

Back then, an entrepreneur used a serial product development process that proceeded step-by-step with little if any customer feedback.

My Management Lessons from Three Failed Startups, Google, Apple, Dropbox, Twitter and Square

Redeye VC

She was going to price her product. It was the year 2000, she was the founder and CEO of Juice Software, and she had blocked off her whole morning to make this decision. She didn’t, however, price the product. Kim Scott had one thing to do that day. She comforted, celebrated with, and listened to each one in turn.

Should this startup exist? Converting 5W’s into existential justification

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

WebVan failed at grocery delivery in 2000, but InstaCart might succeed in 2016. And How. Who → Why you? Why is this question important?

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer and Why He Still Has His Job at Apple

Steve Blank

After running Microsoft for 25 years, Bill Gates handed the reins of CEO to Steve Ballmer in January 2000. Here’s why. The result? 

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Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer and Why He Still Has His Job at Apple

Steve Blank

After running Microsoft for 25 years, Bill Gates handed the reins of CEO to Steve Ballmer in January 2000. Here’s why. The result? 

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Founders – Use Your Down Round To Clean Up Your Cap Table

Feld Thoughts

Pragmatic cost cuts are always possible and often productive.” learned this lesson 127 times between 2000 and 2005. started investing in 1994 and while there was some bumpiness in 1997 and again in 1999, the real pain happened between 2000 and 2005. Go read it now – I’ll wait. It’s simply not true.

Why You Should Play Games In Inefficient Markets

Numerate Choir

Team Rankings, a business I started in 2000, takes a quantitative approach to understanding and predicting sports events. Over the years, we’ve built products targeted at a number of different groups within the world of sports enthusiasts. Two products we’ve … Continue reading → Data

Amazon’s Scorpion Problem

Feld Thoughts

AWS is not the best product at anything – most of their features are mediocre knock offs of other products. Now we know they are just using the bait of “we want to work more closely with you” as market and product intelligence. When asked why, the scorpion points out that this is its nature. Maybe. Maybe not.

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Pricing determines your business

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Price is as important as any other feature to determine product/market “fit.” But I disagree. simple enough to be self-service).

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Coding

Kevin Dewalt

Before 2000 starting a software company took a lot of money – you needed Sun servers, Oracle licenses, and lots of people. Main Product

Twitter Link Roundup #133 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Stunning Graphic Design Styles: 1950 to 2000 Inspired Designs – [link]. A New Collection of Unusual Business Cards -  [link]. link].

Scaling is Hard, Case Study: Akamai

Seeing Both Sides

But once the company has honed in on a strong value proposition and found initial product-market fit, what is the best approach to scaling it? 

Entrepreneurs Needed To Deliver Big Data Solutions

Startup Professionals Musings

According to IBM, companies have captured more data in the last two years than in the previous 2000 years. Every day, we create 2.5

10 Reasons For Joining The New Startup Wave Now

Startup Professionals Musings

Last year was the most active year for IPOs in the United States since 2000. Two of these, Uber and Xiaomi, are already above $40 billion.

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Product Timing

Constantly Learning

These changes should signal why now is the right time for your product or service. Companies have added products and services to the market. People are always looking for products that solve the problems they have. Your job as a founder is to explain why your product solves one problem now being faced. Part 1 -. Part 2 -.

4 Major Trends Which Improve Business Decisions Today

Startup Professionals Musings

We’ve all worked with autocratic leaders in large companies who seem to thrive in this mode. It’s been downhill from there. classic book by Thomas H.

Twitter Link Roundup #223 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

What Influences People To Buy Products or Services? What Influences People To Buy Products or Services? 1jWAkij. 1jy0bxm. 1uUleyG.

Fermi estimation for startup business models

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Their product has a few usage tiers; on average a customer spends $50/mo. Early in a company’s life, you don’t know anything.

16 eCommerce A/B Test Ideas Backed by UX Research


Various studies have repeatedly found that about half the online buyers would only buy discounted products, except under exceptional circumstances.

Facebook’s business model

Chris Dixon

Startups usually succeed because of a single major product or business innovation. Google is unusual in that they succeeded because of two major innovations: their core search product, and their keyword advertising business model. Then Overture invented keyword advertising and Google adopted the same model. startups

From the Powerful Fat Marker to Standardizing Portability

The Product Guy

On Starting Up… [link] Getting to launch in $2000 (or more). Jeremy Horn The Product Guy. What are you reading this weekend?

Getting The Best Out Of The Internet In The Workplace


It’s long past the year 2000 now and you really should be using the internet to further your business goals. The record books? The phone?

Super Angels Are A Boon To Startups Needing Funding

Startup Professionals Musings

Like big corporations with a heavy investment in existing product lines, it’s hard to stop linear investing to look for innovative new opportunities.

BigDoor Acquires OneTrueFan

Feld Thoughts

Recently the market demand has been outpacing their ability to keep up, so they turned to OneTrueFan as a means of accelerating their product development and overall growth. Today one of our portfolio companies BigDoor announced the acquisition of San Francisco-based OneTrueFan , a community and web check-in company.

Product Friday: Monetizing Content is a Product Problem

This is going to be BIG.

What Apple proved, and what I suspect is the issue with web content, is that monetization was a product problem. Same goes for television.

Bringing Depression Out of The Shadows In Startups

Feld Thoughts

The last three months of 2001 were awful for me after an 18-month stretch from the peak of the Internet bubble — spring 2000 through Sept. It was part of a more extensive series on  Depression, entrepreneurs and startups. And how hard was it to explain it to your partners and your peers? A: Initially it was extremely hard. 11, 2001. program].

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