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Archive: September 2011

The first version of your product is going to suck… launch anyway

September 22, 2011   -   2 comments   -  

For most people the idea of launching a half-baked product is horrifying. You’ve been talking up your idea for months, been working crazy hours and even taken money from friends and family. This is the first time people will be seeing what you’ve been dreaming about and you want everything to be perfect. You feel

Why it’s Important to Share your Startup Idea

September 21, 2011   -   1 comment   -  

We speak with a ton of idea stage entrepreneurs through StartupGiraffe. Many times, people think we’re going to “Zuckerberg their Winklevoss” and steal whatever brilliant ideas they have. Because of this, they speak in generalizations and vagaries (it’s like LinkedIn meets Yelp for Healthcare with Farmville-style gamification). Unfortunately if you don’t tell us the details