Summary: Paul Kemp, host of The App Guy Podcast Creates Inspiring Founder Stories, Growth Hacking, Funding, Getting Beta Testers, Big Data, Lifestyle, Startups
Here are the 3 things I learned from Derik... The pleasure of working on your own app startup comes from the effort you put in Starting an app is all about asking What Is The Problem, Who Is It Solving For, Can You Speak To These People? Core metrics to focus on are revenue, retention rate for 1,3,7 days and conversion to paid subscriptions
Heini Zachariassen, CEO & Founder at Vivino talks through his journey from taking an app idea and touching 26 million people and selling $40 million worth of wine
Rachel Cook, Founder/CEO at Seeds, talks about hr journey into stock trading, comedy, film directing and the inception of her idea during a night in a Kenyan jail.
536 This Advice Helped Me Raise $39m By Anthemos Georgiades
Listen to feedback to understand the real problems of your users Doing a startup is not something you do because you think you're going to be successful and the next billionaire like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg. If you're leaving a large company to do something on your own, it's got to be such a burning passion within you that you absolutely have to do it It's harder to self-promote when you're asking for help or you're asking a question. A founder has to rely on the kindness of strangers for introductions. In order to get these, you need to be willing to help others first
Sandeep Jain, CEO and co-Founder of Leela Labs Inc. We talk through how listening to inspiring content from podcasts can make a dramatic change in your life.
Here are the 3 things I learned from Lennart... Customers are always better than equity funding. Customers provide a good way of validating an idea A good PR strategy is to get a booth at Mobile World Congress, get access to the press list, schedule interviews with limited time slots and have newsworthy press releases on several topics every few weeks to follow-up Getting very specific about your metrics is essential. e.g. something like we know 10% of an email list will engage and pledge, so what size list do we need to reach our funding goal on IndieGoGo?
Here are the 3 things I learned from Kay... Get quotes (with keyword data) from several SEO firms to help validate your idea Spend a majority of your time interviewing potential users before touching a line of code Create a 'toothpaste' type app. In othe
Alexis Donier : Founder, Architectural Designer living in Ubud, Bali
Soren Nielsen, Founder & CEO at ERNIT . His mission is to empower children with real bank accounts and help them understand the value of money. Have you ever heard of the term wine entrepreneurs? No - then listen to this episode.
Alicia Roisman Ismach, Serial Fintech Entrepreneur - Focus on Payment & Banking Technology. Alicia left Argentina at the age of 16 years old. She dreamt of changing the world. Listen to her story of how she is living up to her dream.
Here are the 3 things I learned from Vadim Rogovskiy, CEO of Clickky Start with a low cost side project or hobby to avoid early financial risk You'll know when it's time to quit your day job. In Vadim's case, it was when his side project was earning $10,000 per month Starting your own startup means you'll be the leader of your own life
527 Nathan Raffel - Start Your Startup Focussing On A Personal Problem
We talk about Bali, entrepreneurs living adventurous lives, quitting a corporate job and much more...
Here are the 3 things I learned from Zahi... Starting a startup is HARD. Expect the journey to last 5 to 10 years Start with a problem, build a prototype, get paying customers - only then seek funding Understand the users journey through your app. Zahi discovered 70% of his users were not sharing their location when first asked, hence engagement was very low