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Design Startups

Blast from the past: Looking back to early 2012 at Circa News 1.0 pre-launch

I was rummaging around in some old files today when I came across the original pitch decks for Circa. One in particular was a trip down memory lane: the deck that we put together showing how the app worked for our investors. The deck was dated July 2012, and it would precede our launch by…Continue readingBlast from the past: Looking back to early 2012 at Circa News 1.0 pre-launch

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Entrepreneurship Startups

Starting something is hard

I read the title “Entrepreneurs don’t have a special gene for risk — they come from families with money” and just about threw up in my mouth. It was meant to rile the reader up — the typicial link-bait bullshit headline that draws one in: By now, this piece on already cash-wealthy entrepreneurs has been…Continue readingStarting something is hard

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Ideas Startups Tech

The right way to ask users to review your app: How Circa News got 90% 5-star ratings

tl;dr: 1) Build a great app, 2) Don’t annoy your users, 3) Ask nicely, don’t begContinue readingThe right way to ask users to review your app: How Circa News got 90% 5-star ratings