No Code? Can You Build An App Without Coding in 2021? | Robin Copernicus

No Code Movement

The modern tech landscape is very different from the early days of computer software and programming. Students that used to learn COBOL and FORTRAN now find their knowledge base out-of-date and ultimately useless. Modern internet and programming architecture require modern code. HTML, Java, Python, and C++ are now the default for programming an app for …

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How To Launch A Starlink-like Startup in 2021 With An MVM

How could we apply the GPDS framework to building startups to creating something like Starlink?  A quick review of GPDS (from my book Minimum Viable Mockup):  1. Grow a customer list for Starlink  In the case of Starlink (Space X’s satellite internet service), I would go the B2B route since D2C would be a long …

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Launching a Startup with The Vertical Method in 2021 | Robin Copernicus

Vertical startups are companies that are hyper-focused on delivering value to a specific niche. Building a startup using the Vertical Method means you can skip investor funding, minimize competition, and be adaptive to future pivots. Here’s the old way: Savvy founders will agree that this business model is antiquated. If you can’t find someone to …

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Best Startup Tools 2021 Every Founder Needs in Their Marketing Tech Stack

Startup Tools allow businesses to scale more efficiently and operate as smoothly as possible. Streamlining operations while increasing quality is most critical to small businesses’ success. To reduce errors and save time, startups adopt a lean methodology and agile work environment with the help of different SaaS tools. Let’s take a look at the different …

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What is a vertical company in 2021? Horizontal VS Vertical Integration

I’m here to set the record straight. We are finally going to define what a vertical company is. But before we do that, let’s talk about how business professionals will recognize the word vertical. The most widely used version in business is vertical integration which describes how a company is structured along its supply chain. …

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Top 100 Digitally Native Vertical Brands in 2021 by Valuation | Latest List

Digital native vertical brands have quickly become the forefront of commerce. A distaste for major conglomerates and want for deeper more intimate connections with brands are fueling the rise. DNVBs are now reaching valuations in the billions. These are the top 100 DNVBs displayed in ascending order based on their current estimated valuation. 1. Snowe …

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Forget Startup Pitch Decks: 10 Reasons To Say No To Venture Capital

Tip: the end of the article outlines the GPDS framework to build your startup without investor funding Shows like Shark Tank and Dragons’ Den are just two prime examples that depict an incorrect notion many founders have when it comes to growing their startups — that venture capital is king! While most of the show …

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The Digitally Native Vertical Brand in 2021 | Blog by Robin Copernicus

Digital native vertical brands (DNVBs) are niche-oriented companies bourne on the internet. They have become a naturally occurring innovation in the business climate of today. They hold immense launch benefits, such as a streamlined supply chain and little competition, and have a unique ability to navigate the business landscape effectively. This guide looks into what …

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Top 25 Best Business Books Every Startup Founder Should Read at Least Once

As a startup founder, numerous challenges line your way to success. These challenges range from the seemingly simple, like picking the right team, to the complex ones like whether to accept an acquisition offer or not. You need the right counsel to guide you on your business journey. That counsel might be available through business …

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Top 10 Email Newsletters to Subscribe For Digital Entrepreneurs in 2021

Being an entrepreneur isn’t easy, and whether you’ve just started or you’ve already got it made, the journey doesn’t stop. It’s the reason why you should still take in every bit of information you can find even if you feel like you already know everything. For one, you can subscribe to hundreds of free email …

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