|Off the Cuff (2 minutes, 1 entrepreneur) – Aarash Sofla, uFluidix
Aarash Sofla of uFluidix talks about his inspiration and the motivation behind starting his company, providing aspiring entrepreneurs with a candid, insider’s view of startup life.
|Connecting to solve the world’s problems
“This is not about hooking up online… it’s changing the deep structured architecture of every institution.” Don Tapscott, CEO, The Tapscott Group Last month, MaRS had the pleasure of welcoming Don Tapscott, one of the world’s leading authorities on innovation, media, and the economic and social impact of technology, as a guest speaker in our Global [...]
|Labs: Designing the future
Author’s note: This blog represents part of a body of work that MaRS is undertaking toward the creation of its own innovation lab, the recently announced MaRS Solutions Lab. In the months to come, I’ll provide further details about this exciting new initiative. Given the challenges we face today – peak oil and climate change, [...]
|What motivates an entrepreneur? (Hint: It’s not money)
Serial entrepreneurs are often addicted to recognizing problems and seeing them as opportunities to create value by solving problems.
|Building a business: What can go wrong
After the honeymoon of getting funding from an outside investor, there are of course things that can go wrong.
|Product requirements template
Use the product requirements template to help you develop an outline of what should be built by engineers.
|Identifying market problems
To deliver products that solve your target customers’ problems, you must first identify market problems.
|Prioritizing your product roadmap
Once you validate the inputs to your product roadmap, prioritize this information and your next steps.
|Validating inputs to product roadmaps
Examining and validating your inputs will ensure they make sense for your product roadmap.
|Sales tactics for dealing with sales risks and problems
Most problems and risks in the sales process can be overcome by first learning to recognize the warning signs, or red flags.