Startup Accelerators

Accelerated Time

What could you do with your startup in 12 weeks? A lot, right? Especially when you have support, mentorship, and funding. What about 12 months? The typical incubator/accelerator lasts between 6 weeks and 14 weeks. The typical startup studio gets the startup up and going, whether it takes 6 weeks or 24 months. In the studio model, the startup transitions from totally supported by the studio to totally independent over some amount of time. The longer time-frame allows the studio…

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Startups can either Sink or Swim

Sink or Swim

Throwing good money after bad is a dumb idea. Investors know that if a startup is failing, you don’t throw more money in. Not unless you like seeing cash burst up into flames. So why is it that startup founders throw good time after bad? As the adage goes, “Time is money.” I’ve made this mistake myself. I knew I should cut and run, but hung out and went down with the ship. It’s hard to pull away. On top of…

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MVP Sticky Glue blog photo

MVP Sticky Glue

Startup founders love adding new features to their MVPs – they just don’t love paying for them with time and money. Given that your typical startup team is already pushing their limits on budget and time, every new feature comes with a dire cost. If adding a feature delays reaching your customer, it could end your startup. So the question is, “When is adding a feature worth it?” If you’re successful, you’ll be able to add features later. But if…

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