David Wither

About Me

I've been a startup consultant for 15+ years. In that time period, I've seen the good, the ugly, and the weird. I love writing about all three aspects of entrepreneurship, while also adding in a few lessons I've painfully had to learn in my life, with the hope that my readers will avoid such pains. I am a proud graduate of USC and also a below average surfer.

My blog posts

​12 Of The Most Startup Friendly Countries

There are a lot of factors that determine what makes a good startup-friendly country.Have you considered moving countries and want to know if it’s a nurturing place for a startup company? Are you planning on initiating a startup, and just need to know where best to go about it? Or perhaps you’re just curious. There are a lot of factors that determine what makes a good startup-friendly country, and not all sources agree, but by the end of this article, you’ll know at least 12 nations that are pro-new business.

​8 Ways To Use Gamification To Improve User Engagement

Do you have a following of users, but they just aren’t engaging with you? Are they losing interest, and you don’t know how to keep them loyal? To keep people hooked on your website or platform, you might want to consider gamification, which BunchBall defines as, “the process of taking something that already exists—a website, an enterprise application, an online community—and integrating game mechanics into it to motivate participation, engagement, and loyalty. Here are ways to use it:

Decentralizing Content Answers Advertisers' Engagement Woes

Digital Platforms Have Created an Attention Economy