The Fat Lady Cometh – Shutting Down startupSQUARE

On Dec 1st, startupSQUARE.com will thank it’s very generous alpha users and the support we’ve received from peers and mentors alike before closing our doors and shutting down. Why?

We’ve demonstrated that there is significant demand for this type of service, we have 46% product / market fit based on Sean Ellis’ suggested measurement method, and we have users so enthusiastic about the idea that they just send us money. Still we’re shutting it down. Continue reading

Lean Deck Clinic November

It’s November! Gregarious and I are putting together the next Lean Deck Clinic on November 11th. So if you’re in San Francisco and you’re looking to get candid feedback on your pitch from potential investors, sign up now.
This time around, we’re going to focus on the learning and we’re keeping the headcount to 18 companies. There’ll be two VCs and Angels per round table and presenters in the final round will be asked to┬ásummarize┬átheir lessons learned from the workshop for everyone’s benefit. Continue reading