Growing a startup is a bit like moving on from flying a tiny turbo-prop to a gigantic jumbo jet. In the beginning it’s just you, a co-pilot, and your sole passenger who hates flying, sitting there screaming in the back of your little Cessna. But at some point you raise funding and you realize that… Read more »
About Ashwini Nadkarni
Ash Nadkarni is in her final year of residency in Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center and is the co-founder of Appguppy, a mobile startup that makes it fast and free to create and distribute mobile apps to any smartphone OS without coding. You can follow her on Twitter at @appguppy.
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In every startup’s tale there’s a plot twist: the critical point at which you figure out that while you may have hit on the right problem, it’s for the wrong customer. For instance, Groupon CEO Andrew Mason is often quoted as having tried to bring crowdsourcing to nonprofits before he offered it to businesses. My journey through… Read more »
After the initial exhilaration of take-off, turbulence sets in and passengers can sometimes get a little queasy. It turns out the journey through a startup accelerator is no different. On completing weeks 3-4 of Women Innovate Mobile (WIM), my mobile startup Appguppy has encountered its own form of turbulence: the first call for financials and… Read more »
I’m penning this blog from a coffee shop in the middle of the East Village. Our wireless isn’t set up yet, and our 750 sq. foot apartment is buried by suitcases. It’s the end of my second week in the Women Innovate Mobile (WIM) accelerator. All I can think about is how the tornado of… Read more »
I love documentaries. I’m always the first to drag my friends to the local independent theater to see the latest documentary – if it’s available. But a lot of times it’s not. And what’s more, my ride to work on the subway could use some livening up. So I was excited to give SnagFilms a… Read more »