You will find this funny question that is asked on Quara often – “I want to start a business. How do I register my company?” It’s funny because when you are just in the beginning stage, registering your company or incorporating your company is the last thing you think about. So, when do you really… Continue reading When do you incorporate your startup?
I get so many questions on Quora and I’m truly flattered that so many of aspiring entrepreneurs ask my opinion and ask for my help. I’ve always been very happy to offer my thoughts on all aspects of starting up and how to go about how pain point is the starting point of a new… Continue reading Find a pain worth your time
Hey, How are you doing? I am happy to bring this week’s edition of “The 3 Things This Week” to you. As you know, “The 3 Things This Week” is a free, short, curated list of useful articles, tools and other resources for building startup businesses. These 3 things would deal, in a random way,… Continue reading The 3 Things This Week, 25th January 2018
The changes happening around would be the most challenging thing for an existing business. The only thing that is constant is “change”. The changes are all pervasive and no business is immunized against them. In today’s fast-paced world, success often depends on how quickly your business can adapt to changing conditions. How well versed are… Continue reading Jumping the curve
(Based on an answer to this question “Is it a good idea to start up based on a college project when 4-5 companies are ready to pay for the product?” on Quora) “Is it a good idea to start up based on a college project when 4-5 companies are ready to pay for the product?” What… Continue reading Transition – from college project to startup
When building something, we need to balance between what we feel strongly about and getting users to validate it. How do we balance our act? We do it with strong opinions, held weekly. Bob Sutton describes the origin and power of this phrase “Strong opinions, weakly held” in more detail: ”Perhaps the best description I’ve… Continue reading Strong opinions, weakly held
Dictionary meaning of the word “prowess” is “skill or expertise in a particular activity or field”. What would you include as a minimum set of prowess as a starting up founder? If you google “skills required for an entrepreneur” or “skills required for starting up”, you will see more than 50 articles, not only telling… Continue reading 7 Essential parts of Minimum Viable Prowess (MVP) to start up