Validation

Launching a Business

6 Tangible Steps to Launch an MVP Product

A lackluster response from potential customers doesn't mean you've failed -- it just means you've succeeded at understanding what the market doesn't want.

5 Ways to Validate a Business Idea, Right Now

Don't let your day job or lack of capital stop you from finding and testing a business idea. Here's how.

6 Lessons Learned From Raising $2 Million

Fundraising is a full time job, and so is running your company. It's a lot to figure out.

Third-Party Validation Is Your Secret Weapon to Closing the Deal

Validation by third-party experts can enhance a new product/service's reputation and credibility.

Want Success? All You Have to Do Is Dream -- and Organize, Validate and Execute.

Use the D.O.V.E technique, and watch your great idea transform into a viable business for the long term.

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