Sharing is caring. There are a number of basic principles and tools all start-ups should have at their disposal. So there.
Critical tools for ventures:
The Idea Introduction Pattern, by Venture Capitalist Geoff Moore:
“For [target customers]
Who are dissatisfied with [the current offerings in the market].
My idea/product is a [new idea or product category]
That provides [key problem/solution features].
Unlike [the competing product].
My idea/product is [describe key features].”
"The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer"
Peter Drucker, 1974
“Smart entrepreneurs aren’t cowboys – they are methodical managers of risk"
Eyring Gilberts, HBR
“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth”
“A startup is an organization formed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model”
“if you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you shipped too late"
Reid Hoffman, Founder of linkedin
"When in doubt raise prices"
Marc Andreessen, co-founder Andreessen Horowitz VC