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Mobile App Development Costs

Unexpected Costs Of Building A Mobile App I was prepared to pay a set price to develop and publish my mobile application.  However, I was not aware of the additional costs that came along with publishing the app.  The list below is taking into account that you’ve already created and published your website, and built […]

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Advice From A Non-Technical Founder

Document, Timeline & Communication Method As an African American entrepreneur I have my fair share of challenges if I want to build a mobile application. For starters I can’t code, I don’t have a technical co-founder, and I don’t have personal connections with any software developers.  Yet, I still wanted to develop my mobile application […]

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Season Greetings & Happy New Year

2020 Year In Review Dear Subscribers and Readers, It’s certainly been an interesting year, and I’d like to thank you for your engagement, and participation throughout 2020. Yes, it’s been a tough year, between the pandemic, and the Black Lives Matter movement.  Yet the country showed its determination to change and it has been amazing […]

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Let’s Care Podcast Interview

Interview with Matt Scott A notice was sent out to the Seed Spot Entrepreneurs to discuss their entrepreneurial experience this year.  It was a call for individuals who often don’t feel heard or seen in the startup space.  I responded to the email because less than a week prior I had completely failed an investor […]

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Product Marketing Amidst Covid-19

Marketing Strategies In The “New Normal” Recently, I attended the TechInAsia PDC ‘20 virtual Product Development Conference.  This four-day virtual conference took place on July 1-2nd (Indonesia Series) and the 8-9th (Regional Series) via Asia/Singapore timezone.  The event focused on “How to build, scale, and pivot your product amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.    There were three […]

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7 Tips for Applying To An Accelerator

Necessary Preparations To Apply The last three months I have been applying to business accelerators.  Since I’m trying my best to adhere to the stay in place order I now have more time to share what I’ve learned. It goes without saying, that it is important to make your application stand out. Here are the things […]

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How To Create Products Customers Want

Customer Discovery Process Before I spend money on developing my mobile application I’ve been advised to find out what customers want. Reading various business articles many advisors believe this is a crucial first step.   Customer Development is defined by Steve Blank as:  In an existing market, Customer Development means not only understanding potential customers, but […]

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Overseas Venture Capitalist Investors

How To Find Startup Funding  So you want to start a business in Asia? Starting a business is hard wherever you’re located.  Add starting a business overseas to your to-do list and it seems like one more insurmountable hurdle to overcome.  According to the Global Startup, Ecosystems report the Global Startup Economy reached $2.3 trillion […]

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How I Chose A Technical Bootcamp

Product Development Process: CAD & CAM Training Recently, I’ve been apart of the first APC Fellowship organized by (LACI) or the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator.  Their mission states: “LACI is building a more diverse and inclusive ecosystem that integrates women, people of color and other under-represented groups into the cleantech sector.”. This whole experience gave […]

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Entrepreneur Korea Interview

Part of my ongoing effort to keep up to date on events occurring in South Korea, I joined Entrepreneurs In Seoul Facebook group. Tony is another member within the group and he recently launched a new venture Entrepreneur Korea. I asked if he would be willing to share with Korean Convenience readers about his experiences? […]