A considerable percentage of software projects end up with budget bloat, scope creep, or failure altogether. And in many cases, this is because their development starts in a rush or without due research and planning. How can you mitigate such risks? Well, by not skipping the discovery phase in project management.
As the demand for online shopping grows, customers are starting to look for an opportunity to shop conveniently within one marketplace platform. But how much does it cost to create one? In this article, we will try to answer this question - explore the main factors that influence the cost of creating an online marketplace and consider an example of marketplace cost estimation.
Keeping up with the evolving technology trends is quite a challenging task for any business owner. Many companies wonder how to build a SaaS product effectively. This guide will cover the essential features of SaaS applications, walk you through the SaaS development process, and help you estimate the cost of your project.
MVP is a common term today that is familiar even to those who are not engaged in the product development sphere. In this article, we will shed more light on the minimum viable product development process, talk about its business benefits and answer the question “How much does an MVP cost?”
In a new episode of ‘Startup Stories’, Upsilon talks to Erik Pavia, the Founder and CEO of Pantheon, a new social fitness app. From Erik’s story, you will learn why disrupted technologies can't be quickly scaled up to a mass audience, how the approach to connected fitness has changed during the last ten years, and why relative accuracy of activity data is more critical than absolute.
In a new episode of 'Startup Stories,' Upsilon talks to Wouter Brouwer, the supply chain management consultant at Alders Transport Group, a company that provides sustainable and constructive transport solutions. From Wouter's story, you will learn about the specific requirements for chemical transportation, how small companies approach new technologies and why visibility is a 'must-have' for transportation companies.
In a new episode of ‘Startup Stories’, Upsilon talks to Petere Pamela Miner, the Co-founder and President of CoLoadX, a company that is bringing innovation into an industry that is ready for transformation. CoLoadX is connecting those who need to ship with those who can do the shipping. From Petere’s story, you will learn about the pain customers feel when it comes to shipping, the new landscape of logistics providers competing with online retailers, and the tipping point in the industry.
In a new episode of ‘Startup Stories’, Upsilon talks to Tomer Shamir, the Co-founder, and COO of AiDock, a company providing AI solutions for paperwork automation. From Tomer’s story, you will learn how they are delivering value through artificial intelligence to the supply chain paperwork and why it is important for the logistics industry.
In a new episode of ‘Startup Stories’ interviews, Upsilon talks to David McPhetrige, a business partner of Right Sized Inventory, a US-based company providing the supply-chain market with a patented, probabilistic predictive-analytics solution for inventory optimization. From David’s story, you will learn about how he developed a patented technology that enables businesses to forecast, plan, and optimize their inventory with less effort while helping them save thousands of dollars as well as improve customer service levels.
In a new episode of our ‘Startup Stories’ interviews, Upsilon talks to Tony Popov, founder and CTO of Kiko, a proptech London-based startup. From Tony’s story, you will learn about how the idea of a platform enabling tenants to rent securely without a deposit has secured around £500,000 of funding.
In a new episode of our ‘Startup Stories’ interviews, Upsilon talks to Courtney Werner, a co-founder of KOYA Innovations Inc, a US-based startup delivering an innovative mobile social experience that brings together the advantages of both time and place in giving and messaging. From Сourtney’s story, you will learn about how KOYA disrupted the $127B gift card market by making it frictionless to send gifts to friends and family that are meaningful and get discovered at the time and place of use.
In a new episode of our ‘Startup Stories’ interviews, Upsilon talks to Chandler Young, the CEO and Founder of iJustOrder, a technology company that specializes in developing app-based platforms for stadiums and event venues across the US. From Chandler’s story you will learn about how a former athlete and tech fan created a mobile app through which stadium and event venue customers can order concession food and merchandise, while never having to leave their seats.
In a new episode of our ‘Startup Stories’ interviews, Upsilon talks to Steve Benson, CEO of Badger Maps, a San Francisco-based SaaS company that provides mapping and routing solution for outside salespeople. Steve has been a sales rep, sales manager, and VP of sales at big companies like Google. He is an expert in sales, SaaS, and entrepreneurship and is passionate about making field sales reps more successful.
In a new episode of our ‘Startup Stories’ interviews, Upsilon talks to Fred Dillon, the Senior Director of Strategy & Design of Hopelab, a San Francisco-based social innovation lab that creates behavior-change tech to help teens and young adults live healthier, happy lives. Fred has over a decade of experience in leading staff and external partners to design technology solutions and is passionate about improving the health and well-being of young people.
AI-based applications are the hottest trend of 2020. Team Upsilon spoke to Roland Polzin, co-founder of Wing, an AI-based personal assistant app that works better than Siri and Alexa. We discussed what can give an AI assistant that extra value for the users, and which personality traits are important to cultivate in order to be a successful entrepreneur.