Thanks to Eric Ries, there are people who don’t even think “most valuable player” anymore when they hear “MVP.” Depending on where you live, the people talking about their MVP in line at the coffee shop are more likely talking about their minimum viable product. And, even that term can be a bit of a...Continue Reading
“Entrepreneur” sure sounds like a fancy-ass word. It comes straight from the City of Light, the Louvre, and cuisine — and few people outside of Paris pronounce it just right. It feels elite to call oneself an entrepreneur, akin to artist, poet, or angel investor. But don’t let the uppity title deceive you, because an...Continue Reading
…while you’re still discovering what you need A software program can range from a few lines of code to a few million, but if you’re thinking about hiring a software team you are probably wondering how much it will cost. Even if your business is well established, there’s a good chance you have a budgetary constraint,...Continue Reading
The leap into startupland and entrepreneurship isn’t easy for even the most prepared–if there is such a thing as being “most prepared.” We could talk all day about the risks, probable changes in income and lifestyle, potential stress factors, and the possibility of failure. Actually, odds are against the entrepreneur. But we already know that,...Continue Reading
How Startup Weekend reignited the entrepreneur in me I recently signed up for a 54 hour challenge to launch a new business over one weekend. I was in good company, however. In just a few years, over 100,000 people have signed up to do the same thing and participated in what’s called, Startup Weekend....Continue Reading
Explore relevant themes in software design and development through the eyes of the Mindbox leadership team.