Product
Ask the Experts: What is Great Design?

In this conclusion of a three-part series, four user experience and product design experts weigh in on what makes great design.

by Firas Raouf
Product
Ask the Experts: Common UX Challenges Facing Expansion-stage Companies

In this second of a three-part series, four user experience and product design experts share solutions for UX challenges facing expansion-stage companies.

by Firas Raouf
Product
Ask the Experts: Best Practices in Product Design

In this first of a three-part series, four user experience and product design experts share best practices for designing products customers will love.

by Firas Raouf
VC Insights
It's All About the User Experience, Stupid!
We had a great first day at OpenView's User Experience workshop, which featured incredible insight from Kyrie Robinson, a User Experience Partner with...
by Firas Raouf
Marketing
Can a Growing Company Grow Faster While Spending Less?
A lot of growing businesses face a common issue as they advance past the early stages of their development: How...
by Firas Raouf
Startup Strategy
Why Service — Not Technology — Is the Most Important Thing Your Cloud-based Company Can Deliver
I cringe a little bit when I hear people describe cloud-based technology and services as revolutionary. What’s really revolutionary about...
by Firas Raouf
VC Insights
The Happy Secret to Better Work

If you can create a corporate culture that raises your employees’ level of positivity, then they’ll work harder, quicker, and happier for you. And those factors — tangibly or intangibly — have a huge impact on your bottom line.

by Firas Raouf
Startup Strategy
How Should a Startup Evaluate an Acquisition Offer?

So an offer’s on the table to acquire your startup company. Should you do it? Should you wait for a better offer to come along? Here are some questions to ask whenever you’re tempted to exit.

by Firas Raouf
Product
Product Management Advice From the Trenches
If you’ve read my blog for the last two months, you’ve probably noticed a pretty consistent theme: I'm a big believer...
by Firas Raouf