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Nailing Product/Market Fit by Chris Barton

BY Lisa Radel on September 17, 2020

In his ProductTank San Francisco talk, Chris Barton – founder of Shazam and, more recently, Guard – recounts the music recognition app’s successful quest for the Holy Grail: Product/Market Fit. Watch the video to see his talk in full, or read on for an overview of Chris’ top tips. Go After a Big Market Chris explains that to […] Read more »

A Guide to Product/Market Fit

BY Eira Hayward on August 28, 2020 for Prioritised Members

The term product/market fit was popularised by the lean startup movement a few years ago and tends to be something we glibly trot out when referring to a runaway success or a miserable product failure. But what does it mean? How do we get to it? And what is the product manager’s role in maintaining […] Read more »

Managing Products at Scale by Lindsay Rothman

BY Andres Phillips on December 16, 2019

What’s next after you find product-market fit? In this ProductTank Toronto talk, Lindsay Rothman – Lead Product Manager at FreshBooks at the time, helps us to answer that question. She provides us with a guide on what to do in this situation by: Staying innovative Creating a framework for success Watch the video to see […] Read more »

Managing Problematic Investor Ideas

BY Jason Seiden on December 12, 2019

At a time when so much of today’s B2B ecosystem is built around software products, I believe it has become incumbent on the people responsible for designing, developing, and building these products to take back leadership of how our companies are run, and lead us all back to a culture of responsible growth. Here I’ll […] Read more »

Marketplace Thinking - Christopher Nheu on The Product Experience [Rebroadcast]

BY The Product Experience on August 21, 2019

We’re taking a short break from releasing new episodes for the month of August. We’ll be back with new interviews in September. But don’t despair! We’ve asked a few friends to pick some of their favorite episodes to re-broadcast in the meantime. This week’s pick comes from our co-host, Randy Silver. Randy Silver’s Pick Of […] Read more »

Lean Mean Product Machine - Dan Olsen on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on July 10, 2019

After leaving the Navy and working on nuclear submarines, Dan Olsen embarked on a career that has spanned enterprises and start-ups, consulting, speaking, writing, and running the Lean Product & Lean UX meetup. He joined us to talk about product/market fit: what it is, how to know when you have it, and how to achieve […] Read more »

The Aha Moment - Abdelrahman Wahba on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on June 26, 2019

Egyptian-born Abdelrahman (Abdo) Wahba co-founded popular Arabic audiobook site Iqraaly – but it wouldn’t have seen its current success unless Abdo had taken the time to analyse deeply what made customers stay loyal. To do that, he had to get to his “Aha moment”. Now based in Berlin as the Head of Product for the […] Read more »

Product/Market Fit is Failing Because of Your Company Structure

BY Bridget McMullan on February 5, 2019

Did you know that 42% of startups fail because no one wants to buy their product? For corporations, nearly 80% of new products fail each year for the exact same reason. So why are we still developing products no one wants? Product experts have tried to tackle this issue but they gloss over the impact a company’s structure […] Read more »

Nailing Product/Market Fit by Alan Chiu

BY Julie Celia on October 10, 2018

In this talk, Alan Chiu pulls from his experience in product management and as a seed-stage venture capitalist to showcase a variety of case studies on companies who have perfected product/market fit. It’s probably not surprising to hear that there is no silver bullet when it comes to market fit. To help startups approach this […] Read more »

Mastering the Problem Space for Product/Market Fit by Dan Olsen

BY Martin Eriksson on August 24, 2018

The term Product/Market Fit was coined by Marc Andreessen back in 2007 and it’s been a key goal for any new product or startup ever since. But like any buzzword, it is often oversimplified and misunderstood. In this talk from Mind the Product San Francisco, Dan Olsen, the author of The Lean Product Playbook, tackles […] Read more »