Entries by Lloyd Waldo

Your Landing Page Sucks (Yes, Still)

The Landing Page. Yes, in 2018, this is still an important part of your arsenal of marketing skills as a startup. That’s why at StartupYard, I still do a full-on workshop on just this topic, and why with every startup we accelerate, we drill these basic themes over and over again. Why? Because the ability […]

Notes on Scaling: Building the Right Team

Team building isn’t easy. The other day, one of our founder alumni was complaining to me about a problem he’s been having in his growing company. The problem is that as the company grows, he is finding it very hard to find people to join the team who feel as “engaged” with what the company […]

SY Alum Turtle Rover: “You Can Speed Up, But You Can’t Skip Anything”

SThis week as part of our ongoing series of talks with alumni, I sat down with Szymon Dwonzczyk, CEO at Turtle Rover to talk about his company’s transition from a pre-product academic startup, to a Kickstarter funded project, and eventually a post-acceleration StartupYard company. Szymon focused on providing some insights into running a hardware focused tech […]

Chris Cowles: The Importance of Getting to No

Hi StartupYard people. Hello, current Batch X startups and fellow alumni! The StartupYard Team asked me to share with you some of my accumulated wisdom as a StartupYard alum and a startup founder (Blocknify, Batch 9). I honestly didn’t think I had a lot to say, especially since my startup Blocknify, which allows people to […]

Focus on Founders: Mark Holmes: From Zero to Seed

Waymark Tech, a Startupyard Batch 8 alum, is a London based AI regulation intelligence company, with clients among the top accounting and consultancy firms in the world. Waymark helps big enterprises to stay on top of regulatory changes, and bring alerts and guidance about regulation compliance to the right places in the organization, at the […]