20+ min read · Sep 14th · The traditional approach is to do some customer research, throw an MVP out there as fast as possible, and hope it hits. After being early at three startups that achieved over $1M in run-rate in their…
In an MVP, you try to simulate the entire car. In an MVT, you are just testing whether the drivetrain is more powerful with an electric engine or a gas one.
If you focus on MVTs instead of MVPs, you get closer to the heart of the question: Can you predict success before you launch? I believe the answer is yes. With the right approach, you can make a strong prediction about your chance of success and reduce (not eliminate) your chance of failure.
For each MVT you run, you should ask yourself again: Now that I’ve proven or disproven that risk, what are other risks I should be considering and testing against?
5 min read · From 2017 · Why on earth would we go ahead an IPOD. DFG had done well as a traditional VC. What gives? Well, our IPO will raise an initial £102m of permanent capital. That’s PERMANENT capital –…
1 min read · Sep 6th · Happy Labor Day!This is a shorter newsletter than usual because of the holiday, however, we didn't want you to miss all of the great content, new tools, and exciting developments happening in the…
Aug 25th · Sixteen years after the launch of Google Talk, Google messaging is still a mess.
Google Talk, Google's first-ever instant messaging platform, launched on August 24, 2005. This company has been in the messaging business for 16 years, meaning Google has been making messaging clients for longer than some of its rivals have existed. But thanks to a decade and a half of nearly constant strategy changes, competing product launches, and internal sabotage, you can't say Google has a dominant or even stable instant messaging platform today.
Aug 18th · This article showcases our top picks for the best New York City based Web Development companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Web Development industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
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Aug 18th · Flybridge is a Seed-stage venture capital firm based in Boston and New York City. We are excited to invest in companies and entrepreneurs who share our vision for the power of community across a range…