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Nov 7: News from the Startup Front

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Arin Sime

Nov 7: News from the Startup Front

In this week’s “news from the startup front”, here’s what our team of code commandos is reading, writing and watching:

  • Ford Englander joins AgilityFeat as VP of Business Development
  • Join us for an small group chat with Patrick Vlaskovits, author of The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development!
  • How Contactually is applying Lean Startup Methodologies to make you more effective, an Interview with Tony Cappaert
  • Forbes: How to ask for startup cash from family (without burning bridges)
  • TechCrunch: Predicta’s Co-founder on bridging the startup scenes in Brazil and Silicon Valley (video)
  • BBC: Honduras court bans private cities project
  • David Cancel: How a perfect work/life balance is impossible

Join AgilityFeat’s Costa Rican Code Commandos on the beach and learn more about best practices in building your startup the lean way!

Ford Englander joins AgilityFeat as VP of Business Development

The AgilityFeat team is growing! Our latest addition on the US side is Ford Englander, who is leading our business development efforts but also brings a lot of startup experience of his own. Ford was previously COO of Musictoday (now owned by LiveNation) and then COO of Sonicbids. Ford also recently spent 5 months traveling around Latin America and so he’s very excited to help you build your nearshore development team! Read our interview with Ford and you’ll also learn how startups are like jazz music.

Join us for an small group chat with Patrick Vlaskovits, author of The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development!

On November 15th at 12:30pm Eastern, AgilityFeat is excited to host noted author Patrick Vlaskovits for a webinar chat about customer development and lean startups. Join us and you’ll get a chance to ask Patrick your questions too! Advance signups are required.


Have you signed up for DareToBeLean yet?

You’ve heard us talk about it before, and you know it’s going to be awesome. What software workshop have you gone to before where you can learn cutting edge techniques from industry leaders, while on the beach in a beautiful country? This is a very rare opportunity to take the next step with your startup, so register today to join us at DareToBeLean January 9th-11th 2013 in Costa Rica!


How Contactually is applying Lean Startup Methodologies to make you more effective, an Interview with Tony Cappaert

AgilityFeat had an opportunity to meet Tony Cappaert, co-founder of Contactually, at AgileDC a few weeks ago. After hearing Tony tell the Contactually story, we wanted to learn more and asked Tony to share his insights into how Contactually is applying Lean Startup practices. Read the interview!

Other articles we’re reading:

Until the next Startup News my friends … Viva la Startup!



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