The Agile Startup Week 18: Aligning for the Next Phase

The Agile Startup Week 18: Aligning for the Next Phase

Last week, I reported how the GILD Collective team went through one of its biggest milestones to date: Demo Day. This was their opportunity to pitch their business to potential investors as the culmination of their journey with The Brandery, a top-notch business accelerator in Cincinnati. In my post last week, I mentioned how GILD Collective CEO Jessie Deye knocked that pitch out of the park. 

I’m fortunate to also have gained access to some wonderful photography of the event. All of these photos (including the image above) are courtesy of Zackariah Cole Photography

To start, 

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The Agile Startup Week 7: Planning the Growth

The Agile Startup Week 7: Planning the Growth

Like all startups—at least the ones that have a dose of agility—GILD Collective continues to hone its direction and workflow internally while sensing and responding to customers and advice-givers externally. Regarding the latter, the advice-givers, my various brushes with startups in the past have always left me fascinated with the process of muddling through such advice.

Namely, when you’re in a startup, people provide all kinds of advice. This is great, but it can be confusing and frustrating for the simple reason that such advice sometimes conflicts, even when all of the advice is coming from smart, experienced people. 

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