Four years later, I can look back on the “autoincubate” experience with fond memories and at least a book of experience. No, really, I could write a book on the lessons I learned from that launch. But, we’ll use this blog as “the book” and move on. Literally, I’ve moved on. I’ve done so much … Continue reading Epilogue
Getting ready for the first keynote with Ari Horie – Women’s Startup Lab @sxswv2v #sxswv2v Continue reading SXSW V2V
Pretty shameful to see how long it’s been since I’ve made a post, BUT I am happy to say it’s been a productive time away. We’ve completed early rounds of consumer focus groups and customer individual interviews. We’ve been plugging away at the pretotype and will go LIVE (yep I said LIVE) with our … Continue reading Welcome Back?
No experience is ever wasted. Everything has meaning. -Oprah Winfrey Continue reading Waste
Essentially the day I started working on this project full time, I also started training for my first half ironman triathlon. For 6 months, I’ve been learning about this project and learning how to train for this distance. It’s one thing to read about startups/entrepreneurship and triathlons, but another thing all together to do it. … Continue reading Lessons from a half ironman triathlon
We made it through the first 100 days and milestone/gate #1. The “sharks” were kind or our team was really prepared. I’m chalking it up to both. We worked really hard to demonstrate an attractive beachhead market, refined concept; and we’re moving forward. Market research begins in 2 weeks, so we’re clear to continue the … Continue reading April 23: The Big Day!
What an awesome day! After visiting many potential sites to be one of our first customers, our #1 pick agreed today! The owner was honored we picked him and is ready to help us make our product a success. Woohoo!! We hired our product development team on Monday, so now they have even more of … Continue reading Test Customer says YES!
From Entrepreneur.com (Jayson Demers) Innovators push the boundaries of the known world. They’re change agents who are relentless in making things happen and bringing ideas to execution. Most of the best apps come from people solving problems that they’ve had in their daily personal or professional lives. You’ve probably heard this a lot in general and … Continue reading A better mousetrap won’t do
Thursday was bonding day . . . personally & professionally. The morning kicked off with a lovely “sisterhood” message from my mother that I actually read (smile) which encouraged me and many others on the chain to value the sisters in our lives b/c unlike children who grow up, spouses who don’t always do what we … Continue reading Bonding
Discovered a new startup resource today: All Top Startups, a blog from Thomas Oppong in London. Check it out with me. Continue reading All Top Startups