Stealth is Overrated

K9 Ventures

“ US Navy Sea Shadow stealth craft ” by US Navy employee – [link]. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Stealth is overrated. The post Stealth is Overrated appeared first on K9 Ventures.

What Are the Benefits of Stealth Mode for Startups, Really?

View from Seed

Startups and their founders who claim to be in “stealth mode” prior to launch are such a commonplace part of the startup ecosystem that it might seem odd to question its merits. launched publicly and then iterated with real users rather than trying to remain stealth. (I

Stealth Mode Entrepreneurs Only Increase the Risk

Startup Professionals Musings

Every time I hear about a new startup that is in stealth mode, I wonder what problem they are hiding from whom. I believe stealth makes sense for large companies who can be sued for “pre-announcing” a new product to stall the market or kill a competitor.

Stealth Mode Entrepreneurs Only Increase the Risk

Gust

Every time I hear about a new startup that is in stealth mode, I wonder what problem they are hiding from whom. I believe stealth makes sense for large companies who can be sued for “pre-announcing” a new product to stall the market or kill a competitor. Image via Facebook.com.

The Difference Between Stealth Mode and Quiet Mode

Instigator Blog

A lot of companies still talk about being in stealth mode and aiming for a big hoorah type launch. Worse still, startups that are in stealth mode rarely talk to customers, prospects, users, partners or anyone else before their big reveal, which means they have little to no validation for what they’re doing. Stealth mode stinks. That’s the right way to “launch” without being in stealth mode.

NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

What is Stealth? What's also interesting in Niel's piece is that he defines Stealth Mode not as not having conversations, but rather he says it's not make public pronouncements. The reality is that Stealth is defined differently in each case. Long live stealth mode!

NDA 195

NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

What is Stealth? What's also interesting in Niel's piece is that he defines Stealth Mode not as not having conversations, but rather he says it's not make public pronouncements. The reality is that Stealth is defined differently in each case. Long live stealth mode!

NDA 195

Stealth Startup Magic Leap Officially Opens its Austin Office

SiliconHills

Klug, who has […] The post Stealth Startup Magic Leap Officially Opens its Austin Office appeared first on SiliconHills. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News A few years ago, Michael Klug left his job as co-founder and chief technology officer at Zebra Imaging.

The Other Reason We Were in Stealth Mode

Vinicius Vacanti

We’re in stealth mode.” ” Why were we in “stealth mode”? We were in stealth mode not for fear of competition but of finding out our idea wasn’t very good. Letting go of “stealth mode” was one of the best decisions we made.

After Two Years in Stealth-Mode, Austin-based Wanchain Launches Digital Currency Platform

SiliconHills

After working in stealth mode for two years in China and Austin, Wanchain launched its digital currency platform this week at a Bitcoin conference in Miami. The post After Two Years in Stealth-Mode, Austin-based Wanchain Launches Digital Currency Platform appeared first on SiliconHills. Tokenization of assets is at its inflection point. With cryptocurrencies now worth over $700 billion, the digital economy is growing wildly, but there is a problem,” Jack Lu, Founder, […].

Stealth Mode

genuinevc.com

Stealth Mode. I’ve recently been introduced to a number of startups that are operating in “stealth mode,” and have been thinking about what to make of this fact. In a post yesterday, Keith Robinson clearly articulated one of my conclusions, “I’ve heard quite a bit about start-ups and “stealth mode.” To completely dismiss a company as making a poor decision because it is in stealth mode is off the mark. About Me. Previous Entries. GenuineVC.

“Stealth mode” and other f’ing brilliant strategies

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Stay in stealth mode until the last minute. Here’s some of my super-secret winning strategies from fifteen years of building startups. The last thing any startup needs is people finding out about it. You can get attention later — that’s not difficult.

Infor: a grown-up stealth start-up

deal architect

I have known Charles Phillips, CEO of Infor for going on 2 decades now. He was a polymath way before I wrote a book celebrating them. He has computer science and law degrees in addition to an MBA. He is. Enterprise Software (other vendors

Stealth Mode: A Tragically Common Mistake That Strangles Startups

Inc Startups

If you don't properly expose your startup, you'll miss out on three essential areas of gaining customers, attracting talent, and raising capital. Startup

Staying Stealth - DShen's Blogs

Dshen

Staying Stealth. When I started angel investing, staying stealth seemed to be partially in vogue. There were still a lot of entrepreneurs who wanted to stay stealth and they would ask me to sign an NDA before talking about their startup. But the world seemed to move to a more open working relationship and those who really wanted to stay completely stealth seemed to dwindle in face of the hordes of startups who didnt care. Staying Stealth.

Stealth mode is back. Long live stealth mode!

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

Recently Dan Frommer over at the Silicon Alley Insider wrote about the reemergence of “stealth mode ”. While I’d argue that it never really went away in the first place, it seems that more people are seeing the virtues of staying under the radar as they build the basics of their business (despite TechCrunch’s declaration that stealth was stupid …). And with all this discussion of “stealth” I think Niel and I may have won over at least one of my partners.

Why go stealth?

Sophia Perl of Wisdom

I always go back and forth about whether stealth mode is good or bad. I guess that I should back up and explain what I mean by stealth. When someone has a business idea, she may choose not to disclose what the idea is about aka stealth mode. Almost always I am con-stealth mode, I think people are cheating themselves from getting good feedback from others. Back to the idea of stealth mode.

Four Stealth Israeli Startups with promise: Intential, SourceFox, INEZE, Crowdspot

VC Cafe

Self reported: Stealth-mode peronal finance security startup powered by the collective vigilance and wisdom of crowds. I ntential : co-founded by Geoffrey Mugliston (who previously guest-posted on VC Cafe), Interntial is developing serious technology using NLP technology.

Stealth Mode Startup

www.frozennorth.org

Stealth Mode Startup. Let me add another reason to that list: it isnt always that hard to figure out what a stealth-mode startup is really doing. Im at a tradeshow in Dallas this week, and we were visited by some very bright people from a stealth-mode startup. They want to build a big brand fast after they come out of stealth mode. * I respect this companys desire to remain in stealth mode, even if I dont think theres much point.

The Stealth Mode: Trada’s Position on Staying Stealth

trada.com

Skip to content Tina MVC for WordPress « Finding The Need for International Pay-Per-Click Campaigns Lijit: A Fun Tool in Your PPC Arsenal » The Stealth Mode: Trada’s Position on Staying Stealth Debate: Stay Stealth? Stealth Mode Pro : It takes time to bake a cake.

The First Rule of Stealth Mode Is.

Inc Startups

You definitely talk about stealth mode. Working in extreme secrecy, or, to use the argot of the moment, operating in "stealth mode" is an increasingly standard part of a startup''s journey from idea-glimmer to full-fledged company. It was a stealth mode success story.

4 Super Stealth Moves To Secure Valuable Domain Names For Cheap

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Here are four super stealth moves to secure valuable domain names for cheaper than you think. The post 4 Super Stealth Moves To Secure Valuable Domain Names For Cheap appeared first on Blogtrepreneur - The Business of Blogging For Busy Entrepreneurs.

Four Stealth Israeli Startups with promise: Interntial, SourceFox, INEZE, Crowdspot

VC Cafe

Self reported: Stealth-mode peronal finance security startup powered by the collective vigilance and wisdom of crowds. Tags: CrowdSpot Geoffrey Mugliston Ineze Interntial Yaron Samid Auto computational linguistics Draft impossible match INEZE Israeli startups language processing technologies product Stealth wisdom of crowds I nterntial : co-founded by Geoffrey Mugliston (who previously guest-posted on VC Cafe), Interntial is developing serious technology using NLP technology.

Are You a Stealth Manager?

Growthink Blog

My first job, nearly 20 years ago, was at a market research firm. About six months into the job, I had an idea for a new product.

To stealth or not to stealth

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

Startups in stealth mode need one piece of advice.

www.humbledmba.com

Startups in stealth mode need one piece of advice. As in stop being in stealth mode. Let me a share a few reasons why you dont need to be in stealth mode: 1.) One of the reasons youre foolishly in stealth mode is probably because you havent done enough market research to realize that people are already working on this. Perhaps the biggest reason not to be in stealth is that youre robbing yourself of great feedback. Check out my newest company.

Ultimate Advice to Stealth-Mode Startups: Just Stop

Up and Running

Jason Freedman, who calls himself “humbled MBA,&# ( which is right-there brilliant, before I go on ) writes Startups in stealth mode need one piece of advice. Tweet I love it!

7 Reasons For Startups To Maximize Early Visibility

Startup Professionals Musings

It’s still popular these days for startup founders to operate in stealth mode, meaning no details about the idea or progress are shared with anyone until the big reveal and rollout. business entrepreneur startup stealth mode visibility

Why You Must Break Free of Stealth Mode

Inc Startups

He smiled broadly, leaned toward me and whispered, "That''s our code name, we''re in stealth mode." Stealth mode just doesn''t work. Stealth mode impacts a company''s maturation in the following four ways: 1) It reduces your viability in the market.

A Stealth Revolution in Entertainment Analytics

Inc Startups

Harnessing new media consumers and consumer criminality

5 Stealth Ways to Make Monday Better

Inc Startups

Secrets we''ve learned from our studies of 850,000 people

Should Your Startup Stay Stealth?

ReadWriteStart

Being in "stealth mode" is, as Wilson argues, often seen as a bad idea for startups. So why stay stealth? How do you define "stealth"? If that's the case, then it's difficult to make an argument that stealth mode is anything but a bad idea.

This Surprising Strategy Can Help Women Thrive in a Male-Dominated Tech World

Inc Startups

Don't stay stealth. Icons of Entrepreneurship

13 Stealth Ways to Save Money When Starting Up

Early Growth Financial Services

Originally published in Inc. The Young Entrepreneur Council asked 13 successful young entrepreneurs about the unique ways their companies save some extra cash. Here are their best answers.

To stealth or not to stealth | Seth Levine

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

Can This Boss Forbid Employees From Posting Their Resume Online?

Inc Startups

3 tips for conducting a stealth job search.

Startups Who Hide Early Work Only Fool Themselves

Startup Professionals Musings

It’s popular these days for startup founders to operate in stealth mode, meaning no details about the idea or progress are shared with anyone until the big reveal and rollout. business entrepreneur investor startup stealth mode

Startups in stealth mode need one piece of advice - Discussion

news.ycombinator.com

Hacker News new | comments | ask | jobs | submit login Startups in stealth mode need one piece of advice. I work for a stealth startup. The idea is just a very small part of the reason why we are in stealth. If we are not in stealth mode, it will just draw unwanted attention. Again, as I said this is just part of the reasons why we are in stealth. Our biggest reasons for being in stealth are people related. Depends on what you mean by "stealth".

The Hidden Side Benefit of a Stealth IPO

Inc Startups

Confidential IPO filings let companies keep their plans secret for longer, but they can also help attract interest from potential buyers

13 Stealth Ways to Save Money When Starting Up

Inc Startups

An extra expense here, an unneeded office perk there: The numbers really add up. Young entrepreneurs highlight small ways businesses can save a lot of money. The Young Entrepreneur Council asked 13 successful young entrepreneurs about the unique ways their companies save some extra cash.