Business Plans Can Be Worthless Effort

Every business does need a plan but if you are spending tons and months of time preparing a business plan than you will have to relook at the priority of having a business plan. The reality is business is full of uncertainty and evolves to the day to day changes that happen around you.  Hence any kind of plan you… Read more →

mistakes to avoid in business plans

Mistakes To Avoid In Your Business Plan

Find below list of things to avoid in your business plan. Even well crafted business plans which follow best tips for writing business plan if overlook the elements below would not cut the bar. Typos and grammatical mistakes: Typos and grammatical mistakes reflect the seriousness you have put into the business and writing the business plans. Use a spellchecker or better have… Read more →

Startup tips

Tips To Build A Successful Startup

Know your customer The first and foremost step to build a successful startup is to understand your customers better. Only once you understand your customer can you provide them with a range of services that they would love to have from you. Once you figured who customer would be the next step is to figure out what will motivate them… Read more →

Lean business model framework

Lean Startup Canvas

The Lean Canvas is a version of the Business Model Canvas adapted by Ash Maurya specifically for startups developing products using lean methodology. The Lean Canvas focuses on addressing broad customer problems and creating solutions to deliver them to customer segments through a unique value proposition. Problem Any product is developed with a vision to solve a particular problem. In… Read more →

Lean startup methodology

Lean Startup Principles

There are certain underlying principles in Lean Startup methodology. If you are new to lean startup methodology it is a practice for developing products and getting it to customers quicker by creating minimum viable product and validated learning based on customer feedback with each release. More details available in lean startup definitions and what is lean startup ELIMINATE UNCERTAINTY There is an element… Read more →

Defining lean startup

Lean Startup Definition

Given below are some of the definitions for easy understanding of Lean Startup Methodology. “Lean startup is a methodology for developing businesses and products. The methodology aims to shorten product development cycles by adopting a combination of business-hypothesis-driven experimentation, iterative product releases, and validated learning.” “Lean startup is an approach to business development that is based on the principles of… Read more →

Lean startup methodology

What is Lean Startup

The lean startup methodology adopts a process where companies learn from failures quickly and move on adapting, iterating and improving their original ideas as they learn from customers on a continuous basis.

marketingzoom a marketplace for marketing and advertising opportunities

marketingzoom a marketplace for marketing and advertising opportunities has launched an online marketplace that connects buyers looking for marketing and advertising opportunities with buyers in a local area. The company tries to provide answer to an important question every local business has what options do I have to market my business in my area? The company’s online marketplace helps businesses of all sizes to discover marketing opportunity… Read more →

43North Announces $1 Million Grand Prize Winner

43North Announces $1 Million Grand Prize Winner

  The 43North contest organized as a part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion economic development initiative for the western New York city announced winners for the 2014 edition. ASi LLC was chosen from among 11 finalists and won $1 million in prize. The company, based in nearby Tonawanda, has developed a rapid metal forming process that will produce more… Read more →