Validating your idea & MVP for pre seed funding.

Validating your idea & MVP for pre seed funding.

Cradle, our godfather…

Last 5 months ago, we got invited by Cradle Fund for the startup event called B-Linked with Cradle & Startups 2018 (sharing session & networking). I was a representative from Soding and willingly to share about our experience in validating our idea and receive pre-seed investment from Cradle. For your information, our idea has been rejected for the first time but we are able to secure the grant for the second time because our product is able to prove our USP, right target market and some tractions.

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How to start Artificial Intelligence-Based Startup from Zero?

Artificial Intelligence in Startup

Based on my experience, building a startup is not an easy task. It does required perseverance for a long time. Many of us, especially millennials who are likely to take a leap of faith and jump over onto the battleship without a proper planning because thinking that they could make fast money and freedom in terms of time. But the fact is that the reality is totally opposite. 90% of the startups will fail in the first year of the operation and they ended up became a part of this statistic.

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How to build a good tech team in Startup?

How to build a good tech team in Startup?

There is no easy way to determine how good their tech talent is especially in programming skills. It’s like finding a needle in haystack. Many software developers proclaim that they can code, but how good they are in programming? Only after they’ve hired, then we will know how their performance are. If the hired turn out to be a bad programmer, they gave us issues such as project delay nor technical debt which would cost us sum of money. According to Tony Hsieh of Zappos, the real cost of hiring a bad software developer cost that company more than $100 million.

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