lean startups

Top 10 reasons why Startups fail

This top-10 is derived from my personal experience, directly by coaching more than 100 startups and indirectly through my involvement in 300 other startups over the last decade. Underestimate timelines before the company is making profit (underestimating the marketing & roll-out costs) Overestimating the market size Funding problems and cash flow problems Problems with customer… Read more →

Choosing the Right Success Metrics

Recently I heard one definition of a startup as “a group of people working together to prove a business theory”. That’s an elegant definition, as it emphasizes the truth about a startup: there are no guarantees of success. Each day, an entrepreneur has to figure out how she’s going to create something out of nothing.… Read more →