STARTUPS

Differential: 1st Year Startup Studio

Differential is working on a new approach to the studio model. In the next few days, we’re officially announcing details...

Best Books for Startups

One of the things we encourage the Differential team to do is spend time meeting with entrepreneuers--many of which are...

Why You Still Don’t Have 10,000 Users

You’re not really trying. We are big proponents of the lean startup methodology at Differential. We preach it a lot....

The 4 Commandments of Starting a Tech Product Company

1. Be a developer. Since most of the work to be done is development, it's sorta nice to be a...

Think Twice Before Pitching At The Next Startup Event

I am not a lawyer.

7 Startup Lessons From My Newborn

Over the last 16 months I've had the fortune of being a 2-time new dad and helping to launch a...

Don't Be A Startup Martyr

This is a reaction to Things I Wish I Knew Before Joining A Startup

Why You Can Startup Right Where You Are

Recently, there has been buzz over the smaller cities that are attempting to run with the ‘big dogs’ in terms...

Are You Really Solving a Problem?

Over the last couple years I've spent a lot of time with entrepreneurs at a very early stage, including at...

Can You Really Validate an Idea?

Validation is a journey from "I wonder if this is a good idea" to "we have a profitable company." If...

4 Ways to Be a Great Dad & Entrepreneur

As a relatively new father and founder, I wanted to share some thoughts about balancing both. It's definitely not an...

Cladwell Week 10 — paid order fulfillment bottleneck — yay!

We're working hard to validate Cladwell's business hypothesis — that guys are willing to pay money to avoid shopping for...

Cladwell Week 9 — No code to revenue in nine weeks, that's how we roll

We've been working with Cladwell now for nine weeks. We're attacking one of the 20th century's worst inventions (from a...

Hiring a Hustler for Cladwell

One of the most important things we bring to the table for our clients is our ability to help them...

Week 1: Cladwell + Differential

On Monday we officially began our relationship with Cladwell . Getting Started To kick off the week, Blake from Cladwell...

Have You Heard of Cladwell?

Over the course of the past four months, we have met with 60+ Cincinnati entrepreneurs, as well as numerous meetings...

Misconceptions about Lean Startup

Popularity of the Lean Startup methodology continues to rise, but suffers from misconceptions by people who don't understand it, similar...

Splitting Equity in a Startup

We've had many very interesting conversations with entrepreneurs about "equity." It comes up just about every meeting, as we explore...

Welcome to Differential

The Cincinnati startup scene is heating up, and we have identified a worthwhile business opportunity. The B2C segment is doing...

How Can We Help?

Reaching out doesn’t mean you’re ready to start a project, but we’d love to learn more about the challenge you’re facing, answer any questions, and see if we might be a good fit for working together.

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