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The Halo effect is a tendency to make inferences about specific traits based on a general impression. This example will help clarify the definition of the Halo effect. As an investor we need to question the information and even our judgement to ensure our investment is Halo free. This essay presents thoughts on how that can be done.
Netflix has decided to partner with Microsoft for their ad-tiered model. Is there more than what meets the eye. Is Netflix planning for their exit strategy, with a possible acquisition by Microsoft. Also what did the earnings tell about the future of Netflix business. Read more to find out.
The slump within startups in the BNPL market is concerning. Especially Klarna which has gone down from $46B in valuation to $6.5B. The same goes for Affirm which has lost 80% since the beginning of 2022. Delinquency and securitization of loans is a real concern and will impact if regulations are not strengthened in this direction.
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The process of Innovation is challenging and somehow with working knowledge, we all know what is required to innovate. However, there are still some aspects and stories that can always inspire us. Myths of innovation solidified my knowledge about following the path of idea generation. Key, as Scott also states, is to have a lot of ideas tested and crossed out. You need to have a bank where you can always go and pick an idea from which to test and develop a hypothesis. The goal during idea generation is to think without constraints and filters. Once you have a substantial problem, follow the path of learning as much as possible before committing to a solution.
User stories are an essential component of this ideology that lets you define what benefits your products will bring to your target audience. User stories will allow you to connect your North star metrics with user expectations
Collaboration is a practice that brings together the whole team to achieve a specific goal. Working in a collaborative environment opens the doors to creating a product that offers real value in a fast and efficient manner and maintains a strong team.
The North Star is a leading indicator that acts as a connective tissue between the product and boarder business. NSM is a single critical rate, count, or ratio that represents your product strategy.
This article goes in depth about the process and criterions that should be used to create a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). I have shared my personal experiences on what constitutes a good MVP design.
So what is MVP after all, “Minimum Viable Product is a version of the product which includes only features that solve a core problem for a specific set of users, allowing organizations to release it to the market.” Eric Ries, the author of Lean Startup, defines MVP as “a version of a new product which allows the team to collect the maximum amount of validated learnings about customers with the least effort.” In simple words, MVP includes features that solve a core problem for a set of users and thrive in the market.