Contributor: Graham Forman
As a startup operator, I participated in seven new product launches selling to schools, districts, colleges, and universities. There were many other product ideas that were never developed (that’s a good thing — we likely saved both $ and the market from ideas that weren’t going to work!) Over the course of those product development cycles we made plenty of mistakes, but we also successfully rolled out products that turned into hundreds, even thousands of paying institutional customers for these new products.
Here are four important takeaways about what I learned launching these new products if you want your launch to succeed:…Read more here.
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Graham is the founder and managing director of Edovate Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in early stage and growth stage companies that are innovating education. He’s also the co-founder of the edGarage, which is a co-working space and services platform for education entrepreneurs. Graham has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 2001, with a portfolio that includes leading companies such as Schoolzilla, Lea(R)n, Thinkcerca, UnCollege, Pear Deck, Swing Education and Schoolrunner. He’s a member of the Board of Trustees of the Colorado Education Initiative and is a co-organizer of the Edtech Colorado Meetup.
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