Being a founder or member of a growing tech startup simply requires yourself and the team to be multi-tasking almost all the time.
“Nearly everyone I know is addicted in some measure to the Internet,” wrote Tony Schwartz in a recent essay in The New York Times. It’s a common complaint these days. A steady stream of similar headlines accuse the Net and its offspring apps, social media sites and online games of addicting us to distraction.
The mobile app development market has expanded significantly, turning entrepreneurs into appreneurs. In the last decade, we've seen the rise of billion dollar app companies such as Uber and Airbnb. However, pursuing appreneurship comes with its own set of challenges. If you're thinking about launching a startup or developing your very own mobile app, here are five common challenges to be aware of:
It happens at the end of even the best sales pitch — it went well and your customer totally understands the problem. You have even gotten them nodding along, asking to join the Beta. You move in to close the sale, and what are you left with? An email address.