Whitepapers

Four Golden Rules of Startup Success

There is a lot of advice out there on how to be successful at a startup. Most of it is wrong; or at least may not work for your startup. ...
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How to Raise Money for Your Startup

Don’t Believe the MYTHS! Some of the myths about raising money are all too familiar. “I just need to be introduced to the right perso...
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Why Product Development is Different in a Lean Startup

The lean start-up movement has been based on a single insight – that the purpose of a start-up is to discover a business model that wor...
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What Every Venture Capitalist Needs to Know About Product Development

You have just invested in a new startup. Like most startups you invest in, they are going to disrupt the industry with their new product....
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Top 10 Reasons Why Product Development Projects Fail

The sole purpose of product development is to generate a positive return on investment. Consequently, it is interesting to note that more...
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Product Development in a Small Company

The technology explosion of the early 80s created a plethora of niche market technology businesses. These businesses grew up in a world w...
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Keys to Successful Product Development

You want to see your product succeed. You want to see your company succeed. In order for that to happen, you also have to succeed in prod...
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Invention versus Engineering

Have you ever wondered why some product development projects run like clockwork and others are train wrecks? One reason some projects suc...
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What Every Contract Manufacturer Needs to Know About Product Development

In the landmark HBR article The Four Things a Service Business Must Get Right, by Frances X. Frei, the author contrasts a product busines...
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