Business strategy

The 5 whys of customer research

- August 31, 2022 3 MIN READ

The goal of customer research at the earliest stages of a startup journey is to help us validate/ invalidate the assumptions we have made when believing we that we know what customers want. Chances are, in the first few years, your tech startup is more based on a hypothesis than the satisfied paying customers you’re… Read more »

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An expat Australian, WellSaid Labs CEO Matt Hocking, shares 4 lessons on building a startup in the US

- August 19, 2022 3 MIN READ

Growing a startup in any country takes a certain set of skills, but sometimes having a different perspective can be an advantage. When I founded my first software startup in the United States, I found that my Australian roots provided some unique insights. I’m currently co-founder and CEO of WellSaid Labs, the industry’s leader in AI… Read more »

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Why startup founders need speed

- August 10, 2022 2 MIN READ

Tick tock – can others hear your clock? Recently I introduced a startup to a potential investor and they followed up in 4 minutes. How a startup works with time is a clear indicator of their culture and can be an indicator of their future success. Why time matters Time is everything in a startup. The… Read more »

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How to win with a value-based business strategy

- August 9, 2022 4 MIN READ

I recently took part in a one-day workshop on business strategy. Run by Harvard Business School professor Felix Oberholzer-Gee, he outlined a framework for how companies can achieve more by doing less and argues whether you’re a large business with multiple product lines or a startup that’s chasing a burgeoning market opportunity, by following a… Read more »

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Here’s what RangeMe founder Nicky Jackson learnt about scaling her startup in the US

- July 25, 2022 4 MIN READ

RangeMe founder Nicky Jackson is no stranger to success in the US. In less than a decade, she’s taken her software platform from pivot idea into the world’s largest product discovery platforms with more than 250,000 suppliers and partnerships, with leading retailers like Walmart. As well as having a major US presence,  RangeMe now operates in… Read more »

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Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Venture capital is down, but a long way from out

- July 25, 2022 5 MIN READ

Welcome to Ignition Lane’s Tech Wrap, where they cut through the noise to bring you their favourite insights from the technology and startup world.  Ignition Lane works with ambitious business leaders to apply the Startup Mindset to their technology, product and commercialisation problems.  This wrap goes out free to subscribers. Don’t forget you can catch Gavin Appel… Read more »

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Giant Leap’s Small Steps: Solving sleep’s goldilocks problem with startups

- July 7, 2022 4 MIN READ

Welcome to Giant Leap’s Small Steps, a newsletter offering global insights and news on the impact startups landscape. We’ll be sharing an edited version with Startup Daily readers every fortnight. Giant Leap is Australia’s first impact venture fund, and they use this newsletter to surface the ideas and businesses that intrigue and inspire them and… Read more »