How do we measure the success of a startup these days? Is it based on valuation? Revenue? User base? It’s not an easy thing to understand what it truly means to be successful. First off, let me clarify by saying that by no means am I an authority on actually…


It can seem overwhelming attending startup events where there are typically hundreds of companies in attendance and where everyone’s goal is to stand out. It’s certainly no easy feat with limited space and on a startups budget. Many of the people walking around automatically gravitate towards the companies they’ve heard…


Some people think that a well designed UI/UX requires an expensive, experienced, large team of people to design. A team of people that knows the ins and outs of good UI/UX design but for a hefty price. Well, that’s not true. …


‘Get to your product in 15 seconds. Show don’t tell. Synchronicity. Examples matter.’ — Jason Calacanis’ Rules on Presenting

We had never been on a stage like this before. We didn’t even know the first thing about demoing a product to such a large audience. Tyler and I had given…

Alex Ratner

Founder @therallyapp. @LehighU CS graduate. Passionate about startups and always working on the next idea.

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