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Native Apps vs. Hybrid Apps - What's Best for You and Your Customers?
Saturday, January 30, 2016

There are smartphone apps for everything, whether it's finding your car, managing a project, or keeping in touch with your family and friends. Startups and established companies large and small are developing apps to help their users, share valuable information, and increase revenue. But, if you’re just starting to dabble with the idea of developing a mobile app, one of the first decisions you’ll need to make is weather to develop a native or a hybrid app.

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How to stay focused when launching a startup
Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Under the best circumstances, launching a startup is challenging and risky. There is always more to do than there is time, money or people to get it all done. So, how do you prioritize and stay focused? The answer is with a 90-day plan. Just ...

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3 Steps to deciding on a startup idea
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Have you ever considered the defintion of “entrepreneur”? Dictionary.com defines it as “ a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk”. The key term in this definition is the word risk. Running your own business or ...

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3 Takeaways from Q&A with Steve Wozniak
Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Last night St. Petersburg College was hosting someone that we all know. Apple co-founder and an inventor of Apple I (and more), Mr. Steve “Woz” Wozniak. It was a great event and , to be honest, I felt quite giddy to listen to the engineer ...

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3 Things Entrepreneurs Waste Money On
Friday, October 30, 2015

  So you quit your job and launched a startup. Congratulations! As exciting as this is, you just jumped on sinking ship. There are holes everywhere and water is pouring in. What do you do now? The analogy of the sinking ship is one of our ...

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Do you need a technical co-founder?
Thursday, October 15, 2015

I don’t think non-technical founders should learn to code. I also don’t think most non-technical founders need a technical co-founder. There can be advantages to having a technical co-founder. But what if you don’t have one? Should you be actively looking for a technical co-founder? ...

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Building an app is not just about coding.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

When Apple introduced an App Store back in July of 2008, everything we knew about software development changed. Not only did Apple change the industry for developers, it did the same for the user. Today, in 2015, everyone expects that an app solution for their ...

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37 questions investors might ask about your startup
Monday, October 12, 2015

If you’re planning on talking to potential investors and wondering what kinds of questions they might ask you about your startup, here are 37 likely one. Disclaimer – this is not a comprehensive list. If there is a question you think I should add, please ...

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Launching a Startup? Don’t learn to code.
Thursday, October 8, 2015

  I’ve been a coder for a long time and founded multiple startups. I’ve been successful, but I might have been a lot more successful if I never learned to code. Don’t get me wrong. I love coding. That’s the problem. When you’re a technical ...

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Startup Dashboards and How to Create One
Sunday, April 26, 2015

Imagine driving a car without a dashboard. It can be done, but at what cost? No speedometer might cost you a few tickets. You also wouldn’t have a fuel gauge. So, you could end up paying tow trucks bills too. The the list goes on. Thankfully, most cars have dashboards. However, ...

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Dabble Lab – Startup Team for Hire
Monday, February 16, 2015

Today I’m super excited to officially introduce Dabble Lab. What is it? Well, it’s a business incubator / accelerator of sorts. But unlike most accelerators and incubators that help people launch their startup – at Dabble Lab we do it for them. Think startup team ...

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