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How do you motivate people - beyond money?

Sourabh Nagar Revenue Growth- Cloud-Enabled Technology Solutions

January 19th, 2017

The Myth About Motivation Harry F. Harlow was a professor of psychology at the university of Wisconsin who, in 1940 started a experiment for studying... More

Palash Bagchi Constant Innovator, fanatic marketeer

January 19th, 2017

I just wrote a piece on Growth Hacking for SaaS startups. This piece is a summation and a quick reference of my last 4 years of learning in building... More

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Cofounder Dilemma

Ian Morrison

January 19th, 2017

I dont agree with this conservative approach. Let us continue the dating metaphor and assume that the purpose of dating is to find the best mate,... More

Scott Lyons A technical visionary with broad vision

January 19th, 2017

Holy Crap!!! Take that down to 6 slides MAX. Who you are, the problem that you have identified, your solution, financial model, and your ask for money.... More

Steve Owens

January 19th, 2017

I know several. Took them a while to make a living out of it, but it can work. I think the hardest part is not having any team members to bounce things... More

Mauricio Garcia Jacques Idealist bordering naivety with medical background

January 18th, 2017

Read as many books as possible on successful and failed ventures and related material! so much to learn and helps keep up the motivation. This is... More

Julien Vicente

January 18th, 2017

I'd say do the most you can do yourself. Show yourself (and the world) that you're capable of getting things done. You don't have tech skills? But... More

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Cofounder Dilemma

Sam McAfee Building Popup Incubators for Corporate Innovation Programs

January 18th, 2017

First, it's possible to begin working tog before you sign anything formal. Find small ways to work together first. Second, you can check someone's... More

Chris

January 18th, 2017

Yes (small things & low risk) just jump in, don't think about it just close your eyes and go. Whatever is holding you back (if it flops, friends... More

Larry MacDonald

January 18th, 2017

Sixty slides = the kiss of death. The purpose of your first pitch is pass the smell test and get a chance to make a more complete pitch. So 60 slides... More

Sarah Stefaniuk Altruistic founder wanting to make positive change

January 18th, 2017

This is a great story Bret. You have inspired me as I am in a similar situation that you were in - afraid to share my good idea but know I have to... More

Sreekanth Raghunath Engineering product dev and services leader

January 18th, 2017

Hi Sapir, I have about 15 yrs experience in the area of fluids and thermal engineering. Would be happy to help. You can check my LinkedIn profile... More

ifeanyi charles Startup founder with a great business mind

January 18th, 2017

thanks Travis and Steve for your very insightful response. this is definitely a challenge for me giving that my startup has not raised any significant... More

Bob Snyder

January 18th, 2017

The hardest part of your venture will be finding funding sources for educated, skilled and entrepreneurial refugees (SMES) If you can get a few of... More

John Dex VP Product Management at MPIRICA Health Analytics

January 18th, 2017

Founder Institute is exceptional. Great instruction, great mentors & intense. I participated in the Seattle program. Some thoughts: Mentors tend... More

Alexis Rhyner Zesty + Enthusiastic x Adventurous = Me

January 17th, 2017

Hola Mateo, felicidades! Having lived in Los Angeles for 4 years myself, I can tell you that you will enjoy the city very much. Have you heard of... More

Filip Valica Product Development Engineer (Mechanical)

January 17th, 2017

No. As Steve O mentioned, there are faster ways of validating the market. Crowdfunding is for teams that have an audience already. Think of it as... More

prayank khandelwal Technology enthusiast. IPR associate. Startups

January 17th, 2017

Hey, I guess this is bit late but if you are still thinking of filing a patent, I may help you in doing so. I work from India in collaboration with... More

Artem Golub

January 17th, 2017

Detailed requirements doc, if your not technical then don't suggest technology that you may have read about in blogs etc.. that you think will keep... More

Robbe Nagel Interested and Motivated Teenage Entrepreneur

January 17th, 2017

According to the information given, you are building an online business. The fact that it is an online business, I think there is no problem at all... More