Denver Startup Week was a fantastic time. I find myself reinvigorated, centered, and focused. The following is a list of things I learned, or am reminded of, while attending Denver Startup Week. Hopefully this will give you some inspiration too.
Validating Ideas: Your first product never survives first contact with customers. Get the product in peoples hands. Its the only way to learn. Early on, you don’t have enough users to A/B test.
Four weeks ago, on my 35th birthday, I left my safe corporate job for adventures in startup land. Frustration and disappointment had filled my days until I was inspired by a speaker at a founders meetup. I jumped ship to go carve out my own slice of the world and shape it on the four foundational beliefs that must be upheld at any cost. Before I tell you about that, let me back up for a moment.