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Validating Your Startup Idea

Validating Your Startup Idea

How to make great decisions about your product idea My last post covered the challenges of Zero-to-One product development and some high-level ways to deal with them. Today, we’re going to look a little closer at a concept known as validation and how to validate your...

Support for Startup Founders: HVL Office Hours

Support for Startup Founders: HVL Office Hours

What is HVL’s Office Hours program?  The Office Hours program is designed to provide support for startup founders through free access to advice from our team of experts on topics ranging from customer discovery to go-to-market strategy to fundraising, among...

Creating a Venture Studio: Why Harmony Venture Labs

Creating a Venture Studio: Why Harmony Venture Labs

At Harmony Venture Labs, we’re in the business of launching and growing new ventures. Our work helps to lift our startup and tech economies to create economic value through company creation. That's really what HVL is all about, and what led me toward creating a...

HVL’s Top Rated Content of 2021

HVL’s Top Rated Content of 2021

What was the favorite thing you read or watched in 2021?Favorite Watch: SURVIVOR "My husband and I started binge-watching all of the old seasons when the pandemic started and got hooked. Season 41 aired this year and has been one of the best seasons ever—great diverse...

How to Goal Set for a B2B SaaS Company 

How to Goal Set for a B2B SaaS Company 

Starting a business is complicated and involves a level of planning and goal setting that most of us have never had to do. This article will break down critical parts of establishing company goals to set you, and your business, up for success. Develop a Business Plan...

How to Nurture Customer Relationships with Email Automation

How to Nurture Customer Relationships with Email Automation

It’s critical for startups and early-stage businesses to focus on cultivating customer relationships and building a strong email list. This is not an easy task; it requires patience, time, and effort. When you have a large client base, it will be difficult to find the...

How to Turn a Problem Into a Viable Business Idea

How to Turn a Problem Into a Viable Business Idea

A viable business idea has a long road before it becomes a product or service. Therefore, the best way to generate successful startup ideas is to start by identifying a problem and pinpointing a solution. However, it’s important to keep in mind that determining a...

Fostering Processes in a Startup Environment

Fostering Processes in a Startup Environment

The word ”process” is one that most people, especially those in the startup environment, don’t love to hear. That’s because most business owners want to get running as soon as possible, often viewing processes as an unnecessary cause of delay.  However, this...

The Proliferation Of AI in eCommerce

The Proliferation Of AI in eCommerce

Gaining an understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) and putting it to use is of utmost importance when your goal is winning the eCommerce game.  It’s not a question of whether or not your competitors may or may not use AI--many of them already use it. You...

Intern Spotlight: Fernanda Garcia

Intern Spotlight: Fernanda Garcia

In today’s blog, we are featuring Fernanda Garcia, a former marketing intern who now serves as a Marketing Coordinator at Harmony Venture Labs. Fernanda was born and raised in Santiago, Chile. She moved to the United States in 2017 to pursue her Bachelor’s in...

SaaS Tech Trends on the Horizon

SaaS Tech Trends on the Horizon

The Software as a Service (SaaS) industry is growing at a remarkable speed. With new startups constantly entering the market, your company must work harder to stay ahead of the competition. But why is SaaS experiencing such large amounts of growth? Part of the reason...

Four Key Components To a Winning SaaS Go-To-Market Strategy

Four Key Components To a Winning SaaS Go-To-Market Strategy

You have big plans as a SaaS founder. While your journey is in its beginning stages, this is the crucial time to build a solid foundation for breaking into the market and then rising to the top.  Launching a new product comes with several challenges, and that’s...

Entrepreneur in Residence Explained

Entrepreneur in Residence Explained

The Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) program used to be specifically tailored towards venture capitalists. However, as more people have learned about the program and its features, other types of organizations have begun adopting EIRs into their businesses as well....

What Makes a Good Internship Experience?

What Makes a Good Internship Experience?

While internships can offer valuable experiences, some may overpromise or under deliver. No one wants to spend an internship doing busy work for someone instead of learning how to thrive in their desired industry. That’s why it’s important to know what to include in your internship program to make it appealing to potential applicants, as well as beneficial to both the interns and your company.

Why Is Product Validation Important?

Why Is Product Validation Important?

There's a reason you're always talking about your product idea with friends and family. You know there's something there. You feel it in your gut. But do your potential customers feel the same way? There’s only one way to find out—and that’s through product...