AlphaLab is a startup incubator in Pittsburgh. I got to go see their “demo day” last year.
It was really fun to see all the innovative companies. One of the most awesome presenters and coolest products was “the Resumator“
The brains behind the startup, Don Charleton, has written a very insightful post about his experience with the startup.
Quick preview of his 7 Lessons Learned:
Lesson 1: Even a small amount of operating capital from an investment can be extremely useful.
Lesson 2: Startup programs accelerate your understanding of the investment world.
Lesson 3: Developers succeed in startup programs. Business people fail.
Now go read the rest!
Just looked through his blog and there are a couple other interesting posts:
- How to Create a Great Startup Office Space on a Bootstrap Budget
- The Official Curriculum for Your Degree in Startups (really awesome post I must say)
- Is That New Feature a Deal Breaker, Deal Maker, Or No Big Deal?