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Rick's Startup Whiteboard

Rick Borovoy, Ph.D., explains some models and blueprints to guide you through the start of a social technology project. Whether you're starting a company or a non-profit, something big or small, these 5+ minute nuggets on things like "Pony Diving" and "Designing Validation Trajectories" can help you nurture your idea through its fragile early phases.

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Rick's Startup Whiteboard Episode #3: Designing a Validation Trajectory

Rick's Startup Whiteboard Episode #...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:07:04 | 27114 views

Rick discusses the importance of considering a 'Validation Trajectory' in the early stages of a startup. Read more about this on his blog or email him at

Rick's Startup Whiteboard Episode #2: Early on, you need partners, not employees

Rick's Startup Whiteboard Episode #...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:05:21 | 13785 views

Rick's Startup Whiteboard Episode #1: Pony Diving

Rick's Startup Whiteboard Episode #...

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:06:56 | 12222 views

Rick describes the very early stage process of putting a social technology project together, and provides helpful tips.

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