The serial entrepreneur and founder of Platinum Seed explains why you should test out your idea before going to market and how you can rapidly experiment.Tuck In
Bradley Elliot is the founder of digital growth agency and digital partner to some of the most recognised regional and global brands operating within Africa, Platinum Seed. Platinum Seed has also been an incubator for Bradley's other businesses: CheqOut, one of South Africa’s first mobile payment solutions and Continuon, an Intelligent Social Marketing Analytics platform that helps brands understand their social media communities. He also co-founded TOD (acquired by Santam), an on-demand app that allows users to connect with tradesmen in real-time.
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Below is a preview of what you can expect to learn in this recipe.
1 - What Fueled Your Zeal For Data And Tech?
2 - What Is Product-Market Fit?
3 - Why Is It So Important To Test Product Market Fit Of A Business Idea?
4 - What Is Rapid Experimentation?
5 - What Are Some Benefits Of Rapid Experimentation?
6 - Can You Share A Basic Framework For Rapid Experimentation?
7 - What Does A Good Test Look Like?
8 - Can You Give An Example Of A Bad Test?
9 - How Can Non-Tech Entrepreneurs Apply Rapid Experimentation?
10 - What Are Some Tools Entrepreneurs Can Use To Test Out Their Ideas?
About This Recipe
Any honest entrepreneur will tell you that starting a business is risky business. There is no guarantee that your business will succeed, or even lift off, but there are a few things you can do to mitigate the risk. Rapid experimentation is an approach to product development that allows you to test your idea - affordably and fast - before going to market. Serial marketing and tech entrepreneur Bradley Elliot shares 10 insightful bites on how to implement rapid experimentation effectively.
What You'll Learn
In this recipe, you will learn about the value of product-market fit, and how you can go about ensuring that you slot into your target market effectively and with ease. Bradley defines 'rapid experimentation', explaining how it helps with a more seamless product-market fit by allowing entrepreneurs to test ideas before they go to market. This recipe is for entrepreneurs who want to mitigate risk and who, as Bradley puts it, "don't want to bet the house and lose everything."
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