Every startup wants to grow fast.
And while there’s value in modelling the tactics and strategies that have fueled the rapid success of companies they look up to…
There’s even MORE value in identifying the core, underlying principles that serve as the backbone for that success.
Over the years, I’ve identified 5 core elements behind the perfect software business.
I learned one of them directly from Jason Fried @ Basecamp.com when I visited Chicago to take his workshop over 10 years ago.
Another from guys like Mike McDerment @ Freshbooks.com, and Ben Chesnut @ MailChimp.com, both early mentors of mine who inspired a lot of the work I create at Flowtown.
In today’s world you see companies like Slack.com, and Intercom.com (disclosure: I’m an investor) shooting for the moon and you wonder:
“How did they do it?” Read More