Been spending a lot of time (well most of June really) coding in Ruby on Rails for the Infoactive project and also some other projects to help improve my skills. It is an awesome language and I am having a ton of fun doing it. I would say after a month of almost non-stop programming … Continue reading “Ruby and Technical Skillsets”
I have some exciting news. One of my projects, Infoactive, was accepted into the Lean Startup Challenge. We will be competing against 200 some people in 100 some teams to win the challenge. The way to win is through customer discovery and validation. Looking forward to taking this to the next level with my co-founder … Continue reading “Lean Startup Challenge”
Lean Startup Machine Basic Premise Create a set of hypotheses about the problem (Most important) Create a set of hypotheses about the solution Create a set of assumptions as it relates to our solution and the problem Test those hypotheses by creating a MVP (minimum viable product also means performing an experiment) MVP should require … Continue reading “Lean Startup Machine Basic Premise”
Over the past weekend I went to three day startup. It is an event like startup weekend however it has a little more focus and the target demographic is closer to college students. However some of us out of college were also able to get in and provide leadership for groups. It was another long … Continue reading “3 Day Startup”
I just read this article about staying laser focused. I just heard Jason Fried speak about laser focus. I think it’s something that we all need to ‘focus’ on a little more. It is easy to have a million things in the pot but at the end of the day what really needs to be … Continue reading “Stay Focused”
Had a blast at Startup Weekend Madison. I met a lot of really cool people and saw some great pitches. My team (InfoActive) was exceptional. It was well balanced and everyone was very democratic and easy to work with. InfoActive creates info graphics which are interactive and combines additional features and functionality which marketers NEED. Awesome. Results here We didn’t … Continue reading “Startup Weekend Results”
Wow, Startup Weekend is almost here. I signed up the first moment I heard about it almost two months ago and have been waiting diligently for this week to come. Things I’m most looking forward to: Meeting awesome people Using our brains to build cool stuff Collaborating Opportunities from just showing up Testing myself against … Continue reading “Startup Weekend”
Hello everyone this is Adam Perkins and welcome to my online resume. Here you’ll find everything that I’ve been involved with since I started being an entrepreneur. I’ll also be posting some interesting stories and things that I’ve run into in my different businesses.