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Inspiration and Ideation: Define Your Digital Product

I’m Assuming You Have a One-Line Description for Your Product Whether it’s 'Instagram for Dogs' or 'an end-to-end CRM for freelancers', you likely have a basic concept or initial idea of what you want to build. What do you do next to define your digital product? Imagine your initial idea not just as a fleeting spark but ...

Finding a Problem to Solve: What If You Don’t Yet Have an Idea?

Struggling for Ideas? Let’s Tackle That! I hear you. Wanting to create a digital product and not knowing where to begin can be very painful. My recommendations are: Scratch Your Own Itch Carry a small notepad and pen with you where ever you go. FieldNotes are great and tiny and pocketable. I personally use what's known as a 'Hipster ...

Redefining Disruption: The Dawn of AI-Native Innovation

In the quest for disruption, technology startups often fall into the trap of merely enhancing existing workflows—making them faster, more efficient, or less cumbersome. However, true disruption transcends these incremental improvements, heralding the creation of entirely new workflows that were previously inconceivable. This is the crux of revolutionizing industries: it's about revolution, not evolution. The Historical Context: ...

Navigating the AI Startup Ecosystem: It’s All Picks and Shovels or “Features”

In the rapidly evolving world of artificial intelligence, startups find themselves in a dichotomy reminiscent of historical ventures: they are either the purveyors of "picks and shovels" or they are the innovators behind unique "features." This distinction not only highlights their business models but also their potential for impact and longevity in the industry. Picks and Shovels: ...