The Only Goal Pivoting Should Accomplish, According to Mike Maples Jr.

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-04-25

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In this clip, , Managing Partner of FLOODGATE, debunks the common ideas of pivoting and describes the true goal a startup should achieve by pivoting. Mike was recently ranked 14th on Forbes Magazine's Midas List as one of the top tech investors in the world.

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According to Mike;

Pivoting is not about A/B testing. It's not about SEO or blogs. When I'm talking about pivots, it's about something different. A pivot is really about driving business model discovery."


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