Try as they might, entrepreneurs haven’t yet managed to figure out an ultra successful method for discovering, listening to, and sharing music — and it’s not for lack of effort.
Guest Post We pivoted three times in four years — here’s what we learned.
A year ago UpTo was going to be the social network that lives in your calendar. Today, with 250,000 downloads, a million events, and a $2M series A round under his belt, CEO Greg Schwartz realizes that a modernized calendar is a big enough vision on its own, thank you very much.
Today, the Sponsorfied team announced that it’s rebranding itself as “Partnered,” and is pivoting to partnerships between brands and cool, creative types.
Editor’s Pick “Mobile analytics is a brand-new field, and no clear winner has emerged yet,” Segment.io cofounder Peter Reinhardt says. “So we made it incredibly easy to try them all.”
The Fab you know and love is gone, and replacing it is something far more ambitious.
Guest Post We wanted to change the world, and changing the world meant making decisions that hurt in the immediate but would lead to a clear path.
Guest Post Most successful startups have pivoted, but it’s not as easy as it sounds. Here are four signs that you’re ready.
Very few companies have ever had such a crazy, tortuous, long pivot as Pandora.
Sponsored Post When is the right time for a cloud computing or “big data” startup to bring on a full enterprise sales team?
How a tough decision turned into a billion dollar idea.
From Odeo and podcasts to a hackathon and the first seeds of what would become a globe-spanning social network, the Twitter creation story is perhaps the best-known example of the now-legendary startup pivot, the change that makes all the difference.
Guest Post Cable companies such as Comcast and Cox need to take a good look at their technology as streaming services Netflix and Hulu take away their profits. In order to avoid becoming obsolete, it makes sense for cable companies to recycle their infrastructure into home automation.
[vimeo 29007532 w=640 h=300] The pivot — it’s quickly become one of the most hated, worn-out words in the entrepreneur’s vocabulary.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank is the author of Four Steps to the Epiphany. This story originally appeared on his blog.)
Guest Post Sometimes, you learn that your company needs to pivot not by looking at the books, but by listening to your customer. Bill Gross, founder of Idealab, tells in this Entrepreneur Thought Leader Lecture, given at Stanford University, how he learned this lesson.
Nyoombl, which launched at the Spring 2010 DEMO conference, is making a pivot. Founded by Oladayo Olagunju to be the first company to offer a dead-simple solution for video conferencing on your television, the company is now moving to become a broadcasting service that will allow users to bring their conversations to the rest of the web.
Entrepreneur, blogger Jason Calacanis says entrepreneurs have to learn to pivot from one business to another when one plan isn’t working. Speaking at the Digital Life Design conference in Muich today, Calacanis said that he had to do just that with his current company, Mahalo.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Jason L. Baptiste is the CEO and co-founder of PadPressed and co-author of the OnStartups blog. This story originally appeared at that site.)
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Scott Albro is CEO of Focus.com. He submitted this story to VentureBeat.)