9 Startup Lessons from Isaac Lidsky’s TEDTalk

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Even after creating award-winning apps featured in Apple App Store, Oursky’s team still faces the same startup hurdles every time we create a new in-house product. In addition to our many client projects, Oursky has developed in-house products such Shotbot and MakeappIcon. Upon reflection, we realised that many of the ups and downs we faced could be addressed by Isaac Lidsky’s TEDTalk about facing your fears: “What reality are you creating for yourself?”  Here are some of our startup reflections based on his advice. Continue reading “9 Startup Lessons from Isaac Lidsky’s TEDTalk”

Entrepreneurs’ Top 10 Mistakes – Apple’s Former Chief Evangelist

Guy Kawasaki was the former Chief Evangelist of Apple. He has helped evangelized the great Macintosh computer and had been an entrepreneur and a venture capitalist himself.

The following list would go through the top-10 mistakes of entrepreneurs he observed over the past 30 years as a technologist.

 

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Startup fails when it’s just about a dream

Common startup failure and mistake

Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba said “If I can be successful, 80% of the young people in the world can be successful.” In recent years, there is an increasing trend among young adults to start their own business. Unfortunately, according to the report of Forbes, things always go wrong — over 80% of startups failed. Here, we have chosen 2 reasons of startup failure and discuss it further. We hope potential entrepreneurs can understand what is or what is not real about startups.

 

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