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Startup Professionals Musings: Are You Selling Solutions Through The Right Channel?

Startup Professionals Musings: Are You Selling Solutions Through The Right Channel? | Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
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If you don't develop a proper channel strategy in the early stages, you will be grappling with issues that may be the unwinding of your startup.

It's a tricky, political battleground that is easy to dismiss entirely or get right and become your growth engine.

If you don't know the game, you can partner with an agency or hire consultants with several options to consider.
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Startup Professionals Musings: 8 Innovation Inhibitors Challenge Every Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings: 8 Innovation Inhibitors Challenge Every Entrepreneur | Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
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Innovation inhibitors suck. Going down the commercialization path as an entrepreneur is full of risks and set backs as outlined in this blog.

One option is to validate your MVP and seek to partner with appropriate targets in various segments. Move the IP instead of burning your energy on product development.

There are places you can go to help get  this done. Stay tuned.
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Startup Professionals Musings: 7 Reasons For Startups To Maximize Early Visibility

Startup Professionals Musings: 7 Reasons For Startups To Maximize Early Visibility | Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
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When should you be in stealth mode? It may sound cool but also may be crippling your chances of success.

From early customer validation to attracting seed rounds, you may be worse off trying  to protect IP.

Open relationship models support Open Innovation- this is where traction happens.

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Startup Professionals Musings: Too Many Bells and Whistles Will Not Sell a Product

Startup Professionals Musings: Too Many Bells and Whistles Will Not Sell a Product | Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
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The "Why, How and Who" of MVP strategy for the Minimum Viable Startups out there.
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