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Inside FI: Users Define a #Startup’s Product, by Ron Palmeri

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2012-08-03

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here

As Ron Palmeri explains in the video below, “focus on building a great product that is aligned with the right market and the rest will follow.”

Ron Palmeri is the co-founder of Prism Skylabs - which is working to bring physical spaces online. Ron also launched a number of highly innovative companies, including Grand Central/Google Voice, OpenDNS, Scout Labs, and Swivel as co-founder and Managing Director of Minor Ventures.

In this talk from the Silicon Valley Founder Institute, Ron gives a high level overview of how he developed innovative products with his past companies. He explains conceptualizing a product and aligning it with the market, a metrics driven development approach, and the importance of validating product concepts with little resources. 

 
If you like the video below, follow him on Twitter @RonP.
   

 


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