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Mark Fletcher’s Garage Philosophy for Startups

Mark Fletcher in many ways embodies the successful Web startup entreprenuer, having created and sold two multi-million dollar companies – ONEList to Yahoo (via a merger with eGroups) and Bloglines to Ask Jeeves. Niall Kennedy has notes, audio and a transcript of a talk Fletcher recently did. This is pretty much required reading for budding 2.0 entrepreneurs. Here’s a sample:

“Garage Philosophy

– Solve a Pain Point

– Have Passion for the Idea

– Be Cheap!!

– Release Early/Release Often (3 Month Rule) – Doesn’t Have to be Perfect

– Involve Your Users”

I wonder what Fletcher will build next, he seems to have a nose for what will be the Next Big Thing on the Web…

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