MVP app development is no walk in the park. This article will explain the steps you need to take to build an MVP for your app.
THE Startup HUB
We’ve hand-picked books, articles and videos to assist you in your startup journey. Whether you’re leading a pre-seed startup or preparing for an IPO, these resources will help you.
If you’re just starting out we recommend to begin with these 3 books that will give you a good foundation for your startup.
Why it’s important: This is one of the best books out there when it comes to positioning your product. It will help you map out and understand the unique values your product has.
Why it’s important: This book will teach you how to adopt a lean and agile approach to creating your startup. It revolutionized the way people think about building startups.
Why it’s important: It’s a personal account of the author’s experience leading a startup. It’s packed with advice and practical strategies you can use to build your startup.
The single biggest reason why start-ups succeed
You might think a great idea is all it takes for your startup to succeed. In this TED Talk, Derek Sivers explains why you’d be wrong about that.
Product discovery is the foundation of your product. And that applies not only to new startups but to well-established startups as well…
Why it’s important: This book teaches you how to make your product user-centric and create a strong strategic vision. It’s a must-read.
Why it’s important: While you might know that product discovery is important, this book advises product teams to make discovery continuous and gives you reasons why.
Why it’s important: Here you’ll learn all about the JTBD product theory. It will help you understand and apply it so you could satisfy the needs of your customers.
Product Discovery – Teresa Torres
In this video, Teresa Torres explains why the usual product discovery just won’t cut it for modern products.
Reaching the market with a product that solves your users’ main pain points can be tricky. Here are a few articles that can help you achieve that.
- MVP app development: how to build an MVP for your mobile app
- 5 reasons to create an app MVP if you’re pursuing investor funding
Getting investors onboard an app idea is one of the hardest things a founder has to do. We will show you how you can use an MVP for funding.
- What is an MVP in the mobile app development process
Have you been wondering what is MVP in mobile app development? We’ll discuss the benefits of using an MVP and how to create one.
What makes us feel good about our work?
Behavioral economist Dan Ariely discusses human motivation and the conditions under which we do good work. If you’re leading a startup, it will help you understand how to inspire and motivate your employees so you can achieve results.
Marketing & growth
How do you market your product? How do you turn your MVP into a successful product? These books can help you answer that question.
Why it’s important: The book focuses on growth, it identifies 19 different channels to gain traction, along with a framework you can use to leverage them.
Why it’s important: The book answers the question: “What makes an idea stick?” And it gives you a model you can use to predictably create such ideas.
Why it’s important: How do you make your product go viral? This book covers 6 key principles you can see in viral products.
- Why focus wins →
- Growth wins when built on a solid foundation of retention & engagement →
- There’s only a few ways to scale user growth, and here’s the list →
- The racecar growth framework →
- Why product market fit isn’t enough →
- Four fits for $100M+ growth →
- Growth Bible →
- Growth loops are the new funnels →
The UX part of your product is as important as the coding part. Here you’ll find many psychological “tricks” you can use in your UX design to make it more user-centered.
Your idea could be the best in the world, but you need funds to make it. These books will help you raise funds with proven techniques and methods.
Why it’s important: Fundraising is one of the main problems startups face. In this book, the author covers all aspects of it, from initial preparations to storytelling.
Why it’s important: If you can’t pitch the product it doesn’t matter how good it is. Here’ you’ll learn a science-based method to create an effective pitch.