Phew! Today was an intense day of travel and meetings. I’ve been preparing a tirade about Chromebooks but lack the energy to complete the story for today. So instead I’ll post a few thoughts about business development.
For most consumer-oriented start-ups, business development can be a complete waste of time.
Example #1: A major phone manufacturer promised to preload feecha on their flagship phone — to the point of sending us stuff to sign — but then overnight became totally unresponsive. We later learned a certain telecom company had a similar app and suggested we get dropped… yep.