Success strategies for growing startups

I am available to engage with committed entrepreneurs and startups who are driven to maximize their success. The individuals and businesses I work with appreciate my effectiveness, extensive experience and ability to focus my assistance precisely to their unique situation.

Three focus areas:

1) Getting your business right from the start:

  • Review and refine your vision and strategies
  • Review and help you negotiate founders agreements
  • Help brainstorm your branding, positioning and messaging
  • Business model canvas development, review and refinement
  • Product and service validation, testing and refinement
  • Project resource requirements and help with roadmap development
  •  Review and refine your pricing and revenue models

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2) Creating and shipping products people want:

  • Make appropriate technology decisions
  • User interface and user experience design
  • Core architecture and data model development
  • Hands-on back-end and front-end development
  • Payment gateways and 3rd party API integrations
  • Design and implement a scalable and fault tolerant system

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3) Accelerating your growth by refining operations:

  • Review and refine your support operation
  • Review and refine your engineering operation
  • Enhance your onboarding processes
  • Enhance and extend your technology integrations
  • Refine your product documentation
  • Evaluate and refine your KPIs and analytics
  • Review and refine your architecture, technology and devops workflows

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Competencies spanning nearly every aspect of startups:

  • From raising money to exit strategies
  • From team building to leadership and a culture of sustainable commitment
  • From ideation and market validation through hands-on software development
  • From interface design through creating an intuitive user experience
  • From engineering leadership to scaling and fault tolerant systems
  • From sales and marketing to strategic partnerships
  • From business models to strategies and tactics

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My skills, business and technology experiences are broad:

  • API design and development
  • Application / Platform Architecture
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Augmented Reality (AR)
  • Backend Development
  • Business Model Canvas for product/market fit
  • Business Strategy
  • C#
  • Copywriting
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Docker and containerization
  • Full Stack Development
  • Heroku
  • HTML
  • Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Javascript, Typescript
  • Kubernetes
  • Lean Canvas for problem/solution fit
  • Lean Startup Methodologies
  • Linux
  • Load testing
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning (ML)
  • Marketing
  • Marketplaces
  • Node.js
  • Patent strategies, application and prosecution
  • Performance optimization
  • PostgreSQL
  • Product Development
  • Product Management
  • Python
  • React Native
  • Redis
  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails, and making it genuinely fast
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Sales
  • Sinatra
  • Software Development
  • System Architecture
  • Strategy
  • Unity Game Engine
  • User Experience (UX) Design
  • User Interface (UI) Design
  • Web Development
  • WordPress

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