A couple of weeks ago I was wondering out loud whether I might just be a one-hit wonder. The fact that I did not share at that time, was that I had already made the decision to close down Radiiate (my 2nd business after WooThemes), after it didn't grow / evolve
First time here? Start with the hits:
If you're validating your (startup) idea, this is the ultimate method.
Because it's a rollercoaster-like life as an entrepreneur.
Every sale and every relationship with a customer starts with you helping them.
Pressing pause on a startup is the hardest thing I've ever done.
A couple of weeks ago I joined AngelList hoping to get into the angel investment scene and diversify my own business interests (as well as meeting new people and having stimulating / challenging business conversations about their work). I've had a couple of introductions to startups which I thought had some
I love the description of a startup above and agree wholeheartedly with Eston’s views on why titles actually do not matter. This is a similar approach to what we have at WooThemes, where we’ve never been overly fussed about titles and specific job descriptions. And the
I’ve made a decision to stick to what I know best, as well as sticking to those people I know best. This may sound a little random, but it’s pretty unique in relation to how I see us growing The Rockstar Foundation & turning it into
The video from the “The Designer Startup” talk at DIBI in April. (Slides here.)
Towards the end of 2009, I founded a charity to fund the education of exceptionally talented, but disadvantaged, girls in South Africa and in the months since then, we’ve done a lot of work in getting our structures in place to ensure that our first 2 girls are
Based on this question about going back & changing decisions we made at WooThemes; is there anything that you would want to change with your startup / business if you had the opportunity to do it over again? Any regrets?
I know this is something that many VC’s & startup founders have spoken about, but Campaign Monitor’s story again highlights that if you’re building something to solve a problem that you have, you are most likely also solving a problem that others may have.