A basic MVP requires diverse skills such as user experience design, front end development, back end development, testing, and some kind of content strategy in place.
You cannot expect your co-founder to do it all herself.
What made you what you are: I lost my mom at pretty formative age (14).
We have a freemium model where we monetize through paid subscriptions that go from US$ 5 to US$ 20 per month.
This Monday 3 was another absolute belter – but first an apology to anyone who arrived late-ish and may have been refused entrance – it’s such a popular event, and Campus security must be strict about numbers, so the first thing you have to do is sign up on Eventbrite here, the second is to arrive early-ish to on-time, and the third is to keep your eyes and ears peeled for details of a potential new venue, which we may well be announcing soon! The wonderful Laura, our stellar presenter, guided us through the usual HHH protocol – we’ll soon be asking you to pitch to us on a rollercoaster at Thorpe Park, introducing you to our “Don’t F*ck Me Fund Me” investor pitch nights, and if you fancy it, we’re running an accelerator in the Caribbean. Frank Bennet, who specialises in helping entrepreneurs develop their personal brands. If you are not hogging that first page of Google like a sloth on a low hanging branch, then you need to start building your brand.
I ended up at Bebo during an intensely interesting time for social networking and caught the bug.
In fact, we may or not be writing this from JFK airport, drinking cwo-offee and waiting for our connection to Paradise! One of the most important things Frank had to tell us is that although the focus is on you, building a personal brand is not something you can do alone.
You should be looking to partner with anybody who shares similar interests or enthusiasms – and sharing as much as you can about what really makes you burn – what fires you and gets you out of bed in the morning.
I personally do not recommend the whole idea of founder dating in its true essence, because it’s probably best to partner up with someone you know very well, most likely from your existing network.
For those founders unable to find anyone in your network, then founder dating in some form is the only option left.