Startup post-mortem

How I fail building startups.
  1. A short guide for wasting hundreds of hours on your idea
    July 14, 2018
  2. I've killed two products I've spent a considerable amount of time building. I've wasted hundreds of hours this way. The clichéd "at least I've learned something" is my only consolation. This is what I've learned. Lesson one Zapsnap, a temporary peer to peer screenshot sharing application, is the first product I've made, with design by @benjam1n. I was...

  3. Lessons from my third failed startup
    July 19, 2020
  4. I've recently quit the US company that I've co-founded. That makes it three — my third failed startup attempt. I've been working on it for 18 months, so this is my longest-lasting startup attempt so far. Here are the lessons I've learned. Not being patient with incorporation My co-founder and I decided to incorporate pretty early. It made sense at...