For most tech startup founders, the goal is to build a product people love that makes their lives better. However, the long-term financial exit strategy is typically t...

Given the tech acquisition rumors swirling around Twitter at the moment, we thought it’d be interesting to visualize the data on acquisitions by the Big Five tech comp...

We started using ‘Jobs to be Done (JTBD)’ about a year ago after learning about Intercom’s success with the framework. We recently wrote a post introducing JTBD ...

Why do people buy what you’re selling? Being able to answer this question is key to making sensible decisions about how you improve your business. If you truly unders...

15 Must-Have Tools for Growing Your Startup

About a year and a half ago, I accidentally launched what would quickly become a company. I put an idea out into the universe and people responded to it - a lot of the...

This is the second blog post in a series where we discuss different approaches we’ve found helpful for focusing our company efforts. Learn about The Golden Circle. A ...

Growth hacking is all the rage with startups nowadays. I’d be the first to admit it’s easy to get carried away with the latest trick to double your customer base or in...

It’s always fascinating to learn what separates a thriving business from those that crash and burn. As part of our quest to understand what makes businesses tick, we r...

In the startup world, we all love to learn what separates a thriving business from those that crash and burn. Our hypothesis is that if we can identify the key factors...

Imagine what would happen if the members of a rowing team were each trying to go a different direction. Complete chaos would ensue. Energy would be wasted, team member...

It’s easy enough to talk about having a transparent culture and the benefits are certainly compelling. Transparency in business encourages collaboration, exposes areas...

The word ‘transparency’ almost seems like a kind of magical pixie dust that can make everything better just by merely saying it. Transparent offer. Transparent pricing...