Amit Singh

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How founders can tell a great startup story

In my role at Greylock Partners, I work closely with entrepreneurs to help them shape their company’s communications strategies. No matter the …

Startups

15 best designed Android apps of 2014

Every year, developers and designers take bold moves to see what they can do and the winners are us, the users. It was a wild year in terms of Android apps design as we saw a number of great apps that challenged the best of the best when it comes to design. Let’s take a look at the 15 best designed …

Apps

The New Fast Food

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Matt Mireles</i> <i>is a serial entrepreneur and technology executive. His first company, SpeakerText, was acquired by CloudFactory in 2012 after raising $1.1MM from Google Ventures, Mitch Kapor and others. Matt also created SWIG!, a booze delivery marketplace, and EasyFridge, a subscription</i> …

So you wanna learn how to design? Here are 7 things you can do right now to get started

All you’ll need is 20 minutes<p>In the last couple of weeks, a few of my friends have asked me how they can get started learning design—specifically, …

How Chipotle transformed itself by upending its approach to management

During a busy lunch rush at a typical Chipotle restaurant, there are 20 steaks on the grill, and workers preparing massive batches of guacamole and seamlessly swapping out pans of ingredients. Compared to most fast-food chains, Chipotle favors human skill over rules, robots, and timers. Every …

Fast Casual

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

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Online Card Sorting: What, How and Why?

What is Online Card Sorting?<p>“Card sorts help improve user access to information by making site interaction more efficient.”<p>All too often information …

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The secret structure of great talks

From the "I have a dream" speech to Steve Jobs' iPhone launch, many great talks have a common structure that helps their message resonate with …

User Experience Training, UX Training Courses

Build with Chrome

Thank you for visiting. While you will no longer be able to add new buildings here as of January 31, 2017, please continue to explore the world of …

Upworthy — What Happens When a Growth Hacker Launches a Media Company

If you’ve spent any time on Facebook in the last year, it’s likely you’ve seen more than one story from Upworthy, the viral hit-driven new media …

Bitcoin payments will face big challenges heading to brick-and-mortar (but it’ll get there)

Recent developments associated with Bitcoin, its silver-like sister Litecoin, and other crypto-currencies forced many merchants to start thinking seriously about accepting these digital alternatives to cash and plastic cards. In fact, some businesses already accept Bitcoin. E-commerce merchants …

Vox is our next

Early last year, Melissa Bell, Matt Yglesias and I began wrestling with a question that had bugged all of us for a long time: why hadn't the Internet made the news better at delivering crucial context alongside new information?<p>This year, we're founding a new publication at Vox Media in order to do …

Check out Steve Jobs demoing the Mac for the first time in 1984 (video)

It’s been about three decades since Apple first rolled out its Macintosh personal computers to retail shelves. And to celebrate, members of the Boston Computer Society managed to dig up video footage of Apple founder Steve Jobs giving a live demonstration of the machine a week after debuting it to …

The Secrets To Snapchat’s Success: Connectivity, Easy Media Creation, And Ephemerality

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel has been known to be pretty surreptitious when it comes to sharing secrets about how the company works, but today he provided a little more transparency around its mission and how it thinks about the communications that users send through the app.<p>At the AXS Partner Summit, …

Jamie Dimon Goes On The Attack On Bitcoin

However, Jamie Dimon believes its standing as a currency will eventually end.<p>Dimon, who is the CEO of JP Morgan, spoke with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin about the so-called digital cryptocurrency. And he went on the attack.<p>"It's a terrible store of value," said Dimon. "It could be replicated over and …

Cryptocurrency

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How a Silicon Valley Outsider Raised $30m

I’m excited to announce today that we’ve raised a Series B round of $23M.<p>It was led by Bessemer, investors in iconic tech companies like LinkedIn, …

The Series B Trap – And How to Avoid It

<i>The original version of this post was published in PandoDaily on January 20 2014</i><p>Over the last two years, much has been made of the “Series A Crunch”, …

Today my startup failed

No soft landing, no happy ending—we simply failed.<p>It’s been a long four year journey, full of highs and lows. I am simultaneously incredibly proud, …

Startups

Meetup's Andres Glusman On The Power Of UX And Lean Startup Methods

I did do a little consulting before heading back to school. In fact, I made our first $14 of revenue. After business school I got sucked back in and …

Cyclist Captures New York Through the Eyes of a Bicycle

<i>New York Through the Eyes of a Road Bicycle</i> is a photo project by designer and photography enthusiast Tim Sklyarov that explores the city that never sleeps from the point of view of an urban cyclist. Everything from the iconic flashing lights of Times Square and bustling streets of the city to the …

Bicycles

What does mobile scale mean?