Minimum Viable Products and other schtuff

I’ve been interested in starting a sports related startup for a few years. I was never sure where to start. I’ve never had any great ideas or epiphany moments for a sports startup. Because of this, I never started a sports related company. This time is going to be different. After some thought, I decided […]

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§157 · December 4, 2013 · Startup Wisdom · (No comments) ·


If you aren’t familiar with Pulp Fiction, Harvey Keitel makes a cameo  appearance as The Wolf.  The Wolf is a consultant that solves problems.  The perfect founder of any company embodies the qualities of The Wolf.  If you haven’t seen Pulp Fiction, make sure you watch the video at the end of the post for better […]

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§133 · January 8, 2012 · Startup Wisdom · 1 comment ·


Your First product will always be terrible and probably won’t work.  In fact, it’s very well possible that it will make your target’s situation worse than if they hadn’t tried any solution for their problem.  This happens in all innovative industries.  One instance that stands out is in the experiments of handling drug addiction in […]

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§50 · December 31, 2011 · Startup Wisdom · (No comments) ·


I read this recent post about the author Turning 30 and has never created amazing art.  He hasn’t created anything he is particularly excited about, but has over 30 domain names and countless finished projects.  This made me consider my situation and the countless domain names and unfinished projects I never finished.  In order to […]

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§40 · December 30, 2011 · Startup Wisdom · 2 comments ·


Backstory – I started the railstutorial.org tutorial to learn Ruby on Rails (RoR) about a year ago.  It was (and is) the hot language in the startup space.  I failed.  I failed big time.  I’ve never been too familiar with the command line and all of the error and frequent stops made me stop trying […]

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§36 · December 6, 2011 · Startup Wisdom · 4 comments ·


Writing posts for other entrepreneurs instead of their target market. Almost everyone does it and I don’t understand why. The only reason you should write posts targeted towards the startup community is if your product is targeted towards entrepreneurs. If startups are the meat and potatoes of your target market, that’s great – you’re doing […]

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§18 · December 1, 2011 · Startup Wisdom · 1 comment ·