You’ve probably heard of Viral Loops before or you’ve seen Product Hunt’s ambassador program. They did it with them. 😻 These guys keep releasing awesome stuff and now they released Viral Loops Pages, ready-made landing pages that host your Viral Loops referral campaigns. Have a look at their recent Product Update to learn more.
Product-market fit (PMF) is arguably the most significant indicator of startup success. What having PMF does do is prevent startups from throwing money at a problem than can’t be solved. It proves you’re on the right track and that your startup stands a chance. Thanks for the tip @TylerHakes!
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Lightspeed Venture Partner’s Jeremy Liew (first investor in Snapchat) shares how there is a lot of pessimism in the startup community about startups building apps. He’s been hearing that “apps are dead” since as early as 2011. In this article he counters the old claims that apps are dead and shares what numbers he needs to see before being interesting in funding a new app.
Great Quora thread about the identification of the point when you consider if a startup idea is successfully validated. People willing to give you money in advance? 10,000 email signups? 1,000 email signups? Some sort of virality?