If you have a great startup and want to increase the reach of your pitch; if you need to improve your pitching skills; or just want to get in touch with fresh ideas and new business models, this 100 seconds show is perfect for you.
Mic Wright of The Next Web interviews Zack Sabban (Festicket), Emmanuel Francoise (Uplike), Carl Holmquist (Freespee) and Ben Askew-Renaut (Packlink)
Daily Muse co-founder and startup advisor Kathryn Minshew has started several startups and has the battle scars to prove it. In this 99U talk, Minshew shares common mistakes made by startup founders, and reveals the remedies to each. Chief among them? The “Gollum Syndrome” where founders treat their companies as “their precious.” Just launch and iterate, says Minshew, because “an ugly baby is better than no baby at all.”
In this video, Siegel explains how taking HR seriously is critical if you want to create a company culture that will go the distance and give you the ability to scale when opportunity knocks. According to Siegel, human resources issues are often ignored as first time managers concentrate on the immediate needs of developing a new product or service. But Siegel says building good HR practices into your company should be part of your strategy from day one.
Are you looking for SEO tips and strategies for your startup? So you can't miss this presentation held by Aaron Blumenthal. Find the killer Search Engine Optimization strategy for your startups.
On this video you will learn about the concept of Total Addressable Market (TAM) and why it is so important. Basically the TAM is the amount of annual revenue, expressed in dollars per year, your business would earn if you achieved 100 percent market share in that market (though you likely will not actually attain 100% market share). It gives you a sense of how big your market is.
On this video Dave McClure's Startup Metrics for Pirates tell us that to succeed, you need to design and test constantly throughout both marketing and product. Marketers must design and test multiple channels, measuring effectiveness deep down the funnel rather than on the surface. Product designers should rigorously test new features through split testing and measuring impact on conversion. For founders, less is more; the entire team should be focused on five key metrics: Acquisition, Activation, Retention, Referral, and Revenue.