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 →

Looking for work, or looking for help?

At StarterSquad I’m collaborating with a distributed community of freelance teams. Forming teams and matching development capacity to client projects isn’t always a trivial exercise. Since I believe strongly in self organizing teams (and I’m a lazy manager), I’ve left it up to the members to do the organizing themselves. This used to happen in… Read more →

Self-healing organizations: how do you create them?

This post was written by Iwein Fuld, Founder of Capacitor, the workplace where companies develop their apps with the help of distributed teams. Sign up for Capacitor today and we’ll double your credits (up to €500) to hire a team for your project! The single most important driver for long term success is the ability of… Read more →