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Building a MVP [Webinar Edition]


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The interest generated from our Slideshare on How to build a MVP app, inspired our CEO Jonathan Tarud to create a more in-depth Webinar version filled with tons of resources to get you started on Building your MVP. Learn how to get started, identify your idea & niche, use your resources, things to avoid, and common mistakes app builders make.

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Building a MVP [Webinar Edition]

  1. 1. How to build a MVP [WEBINAR] Edition Presented by Jonathan Tarud @jonathant
  2. 2. Why a MVP? Minimal viable product. It’s lean & agile. You get more versions faster & often to create the best, ultimate app.
  3. 3. Agenda: Choosing an idea Evaluating a niche Ideas to stay away from Getting started Building/finding a development partner
  4. 4. 1. Choosing an idea v   What are your passions? Scratching one’s itch. Be careful of scratching the itch.
  5. 5. 2. Evaluating a niche Landing pages Pre-orders Customer interviews Acquistion channels
  6. 6. Customer Validation Resources How to talk to customers & your business is a good idea when everyone is lying to The Lean Startup approach to new ventures.
  7. 7. 3. Ideas to stay away from Marketplaces Feature driven softwares “Social network for x”
  8. 8. More than 1000 companies funded for the Instagram vertical… v   Only one got acquired.
  9. 9. So, how do you get started?
  10. 10. 4. Getting started •  Concierge MVP. •  Start small & solve one problem. •  Reduce risks.
  11. 11. Getting started Resources “Doing things that don’t scale.” Paul Graham talks about not letting your ego get in the way and to do things that don’t scale.
  12. 12. 5. Start
  13. 13. 5. Building/Finding 1.  Gather notes & basic sketches (wireframes). 2.  Prototype. 3.  Set launch objectives.
  14. 14. Building Resources?
  15. 15. Remember leave room for iterations & discovery.
  16. 16. 3 Costly Mistakes 1. Worrying about problems you don’t have. 2. Spending too much time on your first release. 3. Not validating the problem enough and showing the value you provide.
  17. 17. Then, you need to find a dev partner.
  18. 18. It’s important to find a partner or agency that will drive you to achieve in your objectives.
  19. 19. Or you can learn to code
  20. 20. Stop waiting and start doing. You don’t need to be technical to start it.
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