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Building your Lean MVP with AgilityFeat

One of our most fun projects in 2014 was working with lean startup entrepreneur Steph Hay. Steph came to us with a number of project ideas, and through brainstorming sessions we all agreed to tackle a “baseball cards for CrossFitters” site called...

5 questions to ask before picking a startup idea

Most entrepreneurs know they want to become an entrepreneur before they actually have a specific business idea. They have an inner desire to create, to build a product or a business out of nothing, to control their own destiny, to shape their own future or perhaps a...

Do you really have the time for a startup?

It’s not enough to have a good business idea, you must have the time to execute on that idea. Which makes this story from Wired magazine even more impressive. Dutch programmer and designer Pieter Levels is on a quest to build a new startup every month for a year. It’s...

The 3 phases of MVP development

The other day I was speaking with a potential development customer when I realized two things: 1) He doesn’t need us … yet. 2) He can’t afford us … yet. “Yet” is a key addendum to both realizations. He has some interesting ideas, and a pretty well thought out MVP...

Tips for CIOs Working with Startups

This week, CIO.com published an article by Jonathan Hassell called “What CIOs Need to Know Before Relying on Startups”. The article lays out the list of pros of working with startups: disruptive technology and extreme flexibility to work with you....