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Augusto Marietti
Hi guys, I want to share with you this wonderful presentation by Drew Houston on “Dropbox – Startup Lessons Learned”. Since they have created one of the coolest service on the web, Drew and his team were amazing to scale their growth from a couple of thousands to millions of users, while keeping their startup LEAN. I think that the most important slide is the number 10 – “Learn early, learn often” Enjoy!…
Augusto Marietti
Paul Graham Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/d8zi2 We extracted the key points from a talk by Paul Graham titled Paul Graham’s Lessons For Startups 2006 Release early – iterate based on users’ reactions & create a sense of urgency to fix live bugs Keep pumping out features – force yourself to improve by listening to users & avoiding complexity, continuous improvement is great marketing Make users happy – show users what the software does, loyal users are worth more than gold Fear the right things – worry about startups and future competitors, not big companies or current competitors. Top concerns: internal miscues,…