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LC057: Using Ads to get to Profitability

Today's question: Today's question is from Melinda. I'm launching a startup soon and our biggest revenue model is running ads on the platform. We want to get…

launchpeer August 14, 2018

LC056: Are investors OK with losing money?

Today's question: Today's question comes from from Carl, who has a question about MoviePass. How did the company take off with such a bad business model? Why…

launchpeer August 13, 2018

LC055: If you had $100 million to build a new startup, what would you do?

Today's question: Today's question comes from from Tanner. Imagine you found an angel investor willing to pay you $100 million, with the condition that you have…

launchpeer August 10, 2018

LC054: Should you give equity deals to early stage employees?

Today's question: Today's question comes from from Edward. I'm close to being finished with my MVP and am ready to move on to market viability and seed round…

launchpeer August 9, 2018

LC053: Is cold email a good marketing strategy for startups?

Today's question: Today's question comes from from Chris. I've seen advice that said I should find leads by cold emailing the founders or CEOs of companies that…

launchpeer August 8, 2018

LC052: Refunds + Return Management for Startups

Today's question: Today's question comes from from Michelle. My startup involves users buying and selling items and services to each other. We would like to improve…

launchpeer August 7, 2018

LC051: Is it OK to work on a startup you're not passionate about?

Today's question: Today's question comes from from Kyle. I'm solving a specific problem using my background but the markets where this could be deployed are areas…

launchpeer August 6, 2018

LC050: Expanding Outside of Your Market

Today's question: Today's question comes from Peter. I've done some research into competitors and I have a few competitors in the US but none have expanded nationwide…

launchpeer August 3, 2018

LC049: How to Name Your Startup

Today's question: Today's question comes from Paul. I've spent a few days thinking of every name imaginable for my business that I'm starting. How do you come…

launchpeer August 2, 2018

LC048: How much is your business worth?

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Victor. I’m wondering if you have a formula or calculation to figure out the valuation of a company. I’m…

launchpeer August 1, 2018

LC047: How to Create a Staged Roll Out Plan for Your Startup

 Today's question: Today's question comes from Samuel. Can you recommend a staged roll out plan for a startup? I don't want to activate everyone that's signed…

launchpeer July 31, 2018

LC046: User Feedback + Acquiring New Users

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Mark. I am trying to figure out how many users may be needed for our first round to validate the product and validate…

launchpeer July 30, 2018

LC045: When to Build your Marketing Website

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Theo. I am part of a team that just started working on our MVP for a SaaS product. I’m wondering when we should…

launchpeer July 27, 2018

LC044: Kickstarter + Crowdfunding for Startups

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Simon. 1) I see a lot of people have grown tired of Kickstarter because many products failed to deliver as promised.…

launchpeer July 26, 2018

LC043: Finding a Good Lawyer for your Startup

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Tony. I’m working on some patent applications and I’ve narrowed it down to two lawyers: one with a big firm…

launchpeer July 25, 2018

LC042: Finding the Right Mentor for your Startup

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Cheryl. From what I understand, a mentor should help guide growth and stop telling founders to quit their startup.…

launchpeer July 24, 2018

LC041: Customer Service for Startups

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Miguel. Most unicorn startups seem to accept just having bad customer support during the early stages. It seems…

launchpeer July 23, 2018

LC040: How important is the "About Us" page for your website?

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Jeremiah. I am a solo founder of my startup and I’m wondering if I should do an About Us page that just showcases…

launchpeer July 20, 2018

LC039: Free Marketing Tactics for Startups

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Jacob. I don’t have a big budget to spend on ads, but I do have time to work on marketing. If you were only…

launchpeer July 19, 2018

LC038: Improving an Existing Business

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Jimmy. I just bought a company for a few thousand dollars from Flippa. The founder didn’t have time…

launchpeer July 18, 2018

LC037: Incentivizing Early Stage Employees

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Lindsay. What kind of benefits can I offer my earliest employees? I can’t offer health care, a lot of time…

launchpeer July 17, 2018

LC036: Your Early Stage Equity Questions Answered

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Gary. I’m working with a new company and I’m trying to create an equity cliff investing schedule. I want…

launchpeer July 16, 2018

LC035: How Developers Can Get into Startups

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Dylan. I’m an iOS developer and I’ve always been interested in the startup scene but don’t know where…

launchpeer July 13, 2018

LC034: Traction, MVPs, and Product Discovery

Today’s question: Today’s question comes from Jason. I’m trying to test some basic ideas as fast as possible and I’d like to find the way to setup a landing…

launchpeer July 12, 2018