Category Archives: Startup Success

The 2 Principles of Startup Success Strategy According to MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe

Ken Sterling — February 13, 2018 Follow @ken_sterling — February 13, 2018 In the early days of Netflix, the company was trying to be the Amazon of DVD movie rentals. To get feedback on how to improve their service, the execs held a number of focus groups with customers. After one such focus group, Mitch … Continue reading The 2 Principles of Startup Success Strategy According to MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe

3 Growth Hacking Mistakes That Can Kill Your Startup Dreams

Liesha Petrovich — May 18, 2017 Follow @lieshapetrovich— May 18, 2017 Everyone makes mistakes in business. Sometimes you make stupid mistakes like choosing a logo like this: And sometimes you make a really bad mistake like Blockbuster, who had multiple opportunities to buy Netflix. Blockbuster executives laughed at the idea of owning an online streaming … Continue reading 3 Growth Hacking Mistakes That Can Kill Your Startup Dreams

3 Ways To Ensure Your Startup Has A Top-Notch Team

by Shawn OvercastSeptember 26, 2016 You have a million things to consider when investing your startup’s money. Developing your product is just the beginning. Then come the marketing, sales, and accounting considerations. But throughout all this, you can’t overlook the single most important financial consideration: your team. Your employees, after all, become part of what … Continue reading 3 Ways To Ensure Your Startup Has A Top-Notch Team

Nobody Wants To Admit This, But Good People Are The Ones Who Kill Startups

by Dennis Yu Follow @dennisyuSeptember 7, 2016 You keep your great people and terminate the bad people- we all do that. But it’s the merely good people that will kill you. “Steve is a good guy”, you tell yourself. He didn’t do anything so egregious that he deserves getting fired. And maybe his performance will … Continue reading Nobody Wants To Admit This, But Good People Are The Ones Who Kill Startups