The Build-Measure-Learn Loop

The Build-Measure-Learn Loop

Start-Up
Most new businesses fail. But most of those failures would have been preventable if the Lean Startup methodology had been followed. In this post, we will discuss the build-measure-learn loop from "The Lean Startup" book written by Eric Ries. Introduction The Build-Measure-Learn cycle is a feedback loop that is said to be one of the core components of the Lean Startup methodology. Its goal is to turn uncertainties, assumptions and risks into knowledge or “sure things” that will eventually guide organizations and business towards progress. Through this process, the key unknowns can actually be transformed into knowledge that the startup can use in its product development – and business operations, as a whole. This whole process can also be called an experiment. In order to understand how the Build-Measure-Learn cycle…
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Choosing the Right Legal Structure for Your Start-up

Choosing the Right Legal Structure for Your Start-up

Start-Up
Introduction No matter what your business is, you need a basic legal understanding and the ability to see what you really should have done and should do in future. As a startup, you invest every minute in growth and related activities, and thus, legal matters of the business often get ignored. This leads to common legal mistakes that impact your company’s success or failure in the long-run. Hence, it is prudent to be aware of the legal matters of your business from the start. Starting from the correct choice of a legal structure to know about the registration process for the same, and finally, decide on the right location for establishing your entity – all these aspects need your attention. Of course, to get all your assumptions and decisions checked, you must seek advice…
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Impact of COVID-19 on Indian Economy

Impact of COVID-19 on Indian Economy

Economy
Sources – KPMG, EY, Nomura, MoSPI   India’s real GDP decelerated to its lowest in over 6 years in 3Q 2019-20, and the outbreak of COVID-19 posted new challenges. Government has taken steps to contain the spread, such as nationwide restrictions for 21 days and a complete lockdown of the states have bought all the economic activities to standstill barring the essential services. This has an impact on consumption and investments. While Indian businesses, barring a few sectors, can possibly insulate themselves from the global supply chain disruption caused by the outbreak due to lower reliance on intermediate imports, their export COVID-19 infected nations could take a hit. In sum, the three major contributors to GDP – private consumption, investments and external trade, will get affected. Three scenarios can be…
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The Bulb | An Analysis of Business Idea Validation

The Bulb | An Analysis of Business Idea Validation

Start-Up
Introduction Everything starts with an idea and it depends on what you do with that idea, and what steps you take to turn your idea into a reality. Before we go into the details let’s define “What a business Idea means?” As there is no authentic definition of the idea, we can define it as under “A business Idea is a unique concept that can be used for solving problem(s) being faced by potential customers and may be used for financial gain.” Identification The best way to arrive at a good startup idea is not trying to think up new startup ideas – that would be the wrong way. The ideal way is to look for problems and needs, preferably problems and needs you have faced yourself. Alternatively, it could…
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18 Enablers of Startups

18 Enablers of Startups

Start-Up
Building a Start-up is like throwing the ball at a distance target. The odd that you will hit the target will be higher is you know the correct direction to throw. While running a business most of the time we play blind.  An enablers always come to rescue the start-ups at the time of such blind games. In general there are 18 enablers in startup environment which are grouped under 6 categories . Customers A customer is always looking for those products which haven't yet delivered. The size of market should match with the ability of startup to deliver the products. Unmet Need:-  Best Opportunity come from helping the customers. Find a problem that is not yet solved, where the customer is in need, they do pay for solution. Right Size…
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