Looking at raising money for a start-up or any new tech is, to put it mildly, hair-raising. There are so many options such as bootstrapping, angel investors, VCs or begging friends and family. There is also another way called crowdfunding, and this is how you can raise money in a fairly low risk way. So, let’s explore how you can raise money for that new tech while you’re still in university.
12 Sep 2013
Modern startups must often go mobile. They also benefit from seeking minimum viable products (MVP) that can get to market quickly and immediately create value for customers. However, in the rush to get to market, it is very easy to ignore performance issues.
An application that works well in a test environment may grind to a halt if a user has been running it for a while. In order to avoid user performance complaints down the road, a mobile startup should pay attention to the following topics.
At the beginning of every startup is some kind of product or service idea. For example, it may be inspired by a quirky observation made by a founder one day on the way to work. It could also be created by an engineer who realizes a niche and decides to head out on their own in order to develop this new tool. The new product or service may also be the product of a brainstorming session meant to create ideas for submission to an incubator like Y Combinator. Wherever the idea comes from, it is at the heart of a startup and there is no way a nonviable idea is going to gain traction on the market.
The future of the U.S. economy is being built around entrepreneurship and innovation. If an economy grows worse with jobs becoming scarcer, you’ll find more people willing to take the risk to try to start their own company. In the U.S. this startup revolution is reinventing the economy and reshaping business as we know it, but more importantly, changing the quality of life around the entire world.
Why wouldn’t you want to build a Start-up / New Tech company when opportunity is knocking on your door? Here are 5 conditions that make it more favorable to create a Start-up / New Tech company:
21 Mar 2013
When we polish up the crystal ball and look at the future new tech we see that the way is paved for even more growth and expansion. The nature of technology means new discoveries and ways of using existing technology constantly evolve and at an ever accelerating pace.
If we examine current trends we can better prepare ourselves for the inevitable changes in our near future, if we don’t we risk falling behind and being out of position to take advantage of new technology as it becomes available. Think of it this way, are you looking to buy a DVD player today or evaluating an online service that can provide you access to entertainment choices wherever you want to access them?