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    Q&A on the Book Lost and Founder

    by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  Apr 29, 2018

    The book Lost and Founder contains startup stories from Rand Fishkin. In the book he describes the ups and downs from starting and managing a company, and shares the lessons that he learned. InfoQ interviewed him about being transparent, minimum viable products and pivoting, raising capital and funding a tech startup, and asked him what he would do differently when starting another company.

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    Advice on Starting Your Own Software Company

    by Boris Shiklo Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 06, 2018

    No matter how great your idea is, there are a lot of down-to-earth things which should be considered and carefully planned if you want to found a software company and ensure its survival. Why didn't Youtube’s predecessor ever get the success of today’s favorite? Why did the right time save Airbnb? To come up with a good idea and make it actually work are two different things.

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    Q&A on the Book The Corporate Startup

    by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  Dec 27, 2017

    The book The Corporate Startup by Tendayi Viki, Dan Toma and Esther Gons explores what existing large corporations can do to establish an innovation ecosystem able to continually create new growth avenues. Instead of striving to be a startup, they should find their own way of innovating, use their assets, and learn how to create and use business models that support innovation.

Culture & Methods Follow 575 Followers

Offshoring Agile When You Are a Startup

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  Oct 03, 2017

Working with an offshore partner becomes faster and cheaper as communication technologies improve. It is possible to achieve agility with an offshore team as long as you understand the limitations. 1

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Culture May Eat Agile for Breakfast

Posted by Stefan Wolpers Follow 0 Followers on  May 05, 2017

Making culture priority during the scaling phase of your organization is a sound business decision: invest by hiring for mindset and educating everyone joining the organization in agile principles.

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How Startups Get Software Built

Posted by Yousef Awad Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 17, 2016

For most startups, software is the bridge between a consumer’s pain puddle and a startup’s revenue stream. How do startups build software ? Fail, pivot, fail, pivot, repeat forever (and fast!). 4


What Do We Know about Software Development in Startups?

Posted by Carmine Giardino Follow 0 Followers , Pekka Abrahamsson Follow 0 Followers , Nicolò Paternoster Follow 0 Followers , Tony Gorschek Follow 0 Followers , Michael Unterkalmsteiner Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 12, 2015

In this article, authors discuss the software engineering practices in startup companies and provide empirical software engineering sources related to their engineering practices. 2

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