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It’s not only about the games

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013 in Interesting Articles | 0 comments

Interesting article on the views of 2 experienced venture capitalists, and what they look for when they invest in game startups. TL;DR: The following list can be applied to any industry. 1. Hyatt’s number one metric for games that interest him as investment prospects: Day-one retention, i.e. whether new users come back the next day to play. If people...

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When no one else is passionate about your passion

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013 in Interesting Articles | 0 comments

Unfortunately, not all who chase their passions will find a perfectly overlapping market need. There’s a tension brewing in the startup world that I think needs to be brought to light. Most founders who take the time to blog or write will at some point share the following advice, “You must follow your passion. Startups are so hard that if you’re not...

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