PWS #1: The premium Marktplaats resell service to help busy people sell their valuable items FAILED

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Let’s kick off my Problems Worth Solving challenge with an idea I tested extensively in 2017: ‘the Marktplaats for busy people’. How it all started During a random conversation with one of my friends mid 2017, my friend mentioned that she wanted to sell some of her clothing but didn’t feel like taking the trouble to […]

The 8 things I’ve learned from my first startup failure

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During a university course of the master programme Business Information Management a couple of years ago, me and my teammates had to come up with an idea for an app. What started as a uni assignment turned into a great startup adventure. The pitch: do you hate waiting all alone for your friends to arrive […]

Dating Ring lessons learned

“I’m not starting another company without doing a LOT of surveys first, because you think people want something and they’re like “Oh yeah that sounds like a great idea I would love that!”, but then once you make them pay for it it’s so different. Look at the competitors, look at why this doesn’t exist, REALLY think about why this isn’t already there. Because there’s a reason. – Dating Ring cofounders discussing their lessons learned.

Halleluja.