Tag: lean startup


Lean Company: How to manage cash flow

        Filed under: How to

Lack of cash flow is the leading cause of business failure. 80% of all businesses fail in their first year of operations.  Of those 20% that survive the first year, 80% of those fail to survive 5 years in business.  The 4% of companies that survive their 5th birthday have only survived because they managed … Continued

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What does it mean to be Agile?

        Filed under: Agile development, Government websites, GSA 18F group

The word “agile” seems ubiquitous.  I hear people talk about it all the time and see “agile” written in requests for proposals (RFPs). In fact, just this week I saw a draft RFP for Agile Services with an estimated value of $100 million.  Needless to say, agile is in high demand.  It’s worth a lot if you know how to do … Continued

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Lean Startup: Starting a business in reverse order

        Filed under: Startups, Technology

We named ourselves inQbation for a reason – back in LA circa 2007, entrepreneurs and wannabe entrepreneurs came to us to build a website.  But, we ended up doing more than that.  We ended up giving people business advice, business analysis, legal advice, financial advice, brand counseling, and strategic consulting.  We helped people to do … Continued

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