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Enhancing Product Thinking with 5 Slides (and Practice), by Fanni Fejes

BY Chris Massey on December 14, 2020

Fanni Fejes shares a powerful coaching tool that is used at Founders Factory to help entrepreneurs develop a strong product mindset. They realised early that product management doesn’t scale, but that successful startups hinged on the founders developing a strong product mindset. To move from that problem statement to the desired outcome, they decided to help Read more »

MVP or EVP: Which is the Best Option for Your Startup?

BY Swati Sharma on December 7, 2020

What’s the one dream every budding entrepreneur has? To become a million-dollar startup-unicorn like Amazon, Uber, Instagram. But the road to success isn’t that easy. Roadblocks like increasing competition, time constraints, market saturation, changing trends, evolving technologies, and limited funds make the destination look farther away. Meanwhile, the mounting pressure of being out-competed keeps pulling you Read more »

How To Manage Product Tension and Lean Into It Effectively

BY Marc Abraham on October 24, 2020

In my book, Managing Product = Managing Tension, I’ve focused on what it is that impacts the products we build and how we manage them, namely; mind, matter, and moves. Each of these factors in their own right creates tension and in my new book, I outline how we can make the most of these Read more »

How to price your product in a startup

BY Fanni Fejes on May 22, 2020

I’m sure you’ve heard about strategic or value-based pricing, where price is determined according to the value it creates for the customer. It sounds great; we all want to avoid overpricing or underpricing our product and any subsequent revenue loss, but how do we do it? I’m a product coach at Founders Factory. We’ve found Read more »

Beats, Bootstrapping and Life - Mat Clayton on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on November 20, 2019

Mixcloud CTO and co-founder Mat Clayton helped bootstrap his company from humble beginnings in an empty warehouse with no internet connection to more than 15 million active users over a 10-year period, all before they took their first round of funding.  He joined us to talk about startup life, scaling, making hard decisions, and more. Read more »

What are the Secrets to Enabling Sustainable Growth?

BY Ravi Sinha on November 19, 2019

Fewer than 10% of startups survive and grow into large companies and, for every time growth is done right, there are 100 ways it could have been done wrong. Here, I’d like to share the lessons I’ve learned from my years working as a product manager, focused on growth. If they could, organisations would choose always Read more »

Shape Up - Ryan Singer on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on October 9, 2019

After starting out as an agency (37 Signals), those at Basecamp realised that the tools it used to manage its own projects would have value for others. What followed was a bootstrapped journey to creating an entire suite of products, using Basecamp’s own approach on how to work well together. Over the years, the company Read more »

Scaling Matters by Beata Kovacs

BY Andres Phillips on September 26, 2019

How do we take a product or team to the next stage? In her ProductTank London talk, Beata Kovacs, Product Director at GSK, takes us through her framework for scaling a startup and the strategic areas that need to be addressed, including: Goals and priorities Skills and people Culture and process Watch the video to see Beata’s talk Read more »

Making the Transition Between Corporate and Startup

BY Becky Yelland on September 24, 2019

By choosing to work in product management, in either a blue-chip/corporate environment, a fast-moving tech house or a startup, do we brand ourselves with the type or size of company we work with? And, if we do, is it then hard to make the transition from one type of business to the other? Do our 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 »