y-combinator

How to Build a Successful Startup From App Idea to IPO

Published on December 2, 2016

When the founders of AirBnB pitched their idea to Paul Graham at Y Combinator, he…

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wearable-app-idea

Mobile Forecast: the Next 4 years in Medical App Development

Published on November 18, 2016

Mobile tech revolutionized transportation, finances, and communication. In the short span of five years, mobile…

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sharing-economy

Mobile Forecast: Upcoming Sharing Economy App Opportunities

Published on November 10, 2016

 Twenty years have passed since eBay democratized auctions and seven since the first Uber rolled…

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app developer

How and Why to Create User Personas for your App

Published on October 25, 2016

User personas are one of the most mysterious parts of the app user experience (UX)…

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app competition

How to Perform a Competitive Analysis for Your App Idea

Published on October 21, 2016

Would you go spelunking without a headlamp? What about mountaineering without a map? Well, pursuing…

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fintech-city

Mobile Forecast: Where Will FinTech Be in Five Years?

Published on October 14, 2016

FinTech is an exciting place for Los Angeles app developers to be right now. Startups…

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app-design

The Basic Principles of Good App Design

Published on October 6, 2016

Design decides if your users stick around. Design determines when your startup will become profitable….

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app-developer-toolkit

Building Apps 101: The Core Resources Tech Startups Need

Published on September 28, 2016

Marketing and growth strategy are the “software” of a startup. The “hardware” is the system…

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growth hacking

Getting Your App Idea off the Ground: Zero to Critical Mass

Published on September 22, 2016

Getting your app idea off the ground is similar to getting a rocket into space….

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APIs are like windows on a locked building. For startups, the challenge is making sure hackers don't get a clear line of sight.

How To Keep Data Harvesters Away From Your App’s API

Published on August 30, 2016

Your app is a vault, filled with valuable data. Custom content. User emails. Images. Videos….

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