Archives For Jokin Garcia

Mini Cuadernos JoJaJo

Copies of the first and second version of my mini-notebooks

A couple of years ago, when I started reading about “lean startup“, the entrepreneurship methodology by Eric Ries, I remembered a story from my school days that may serve to illustrate the basic features of this methodology.

When I was ten, Santa Claus never brought me my Scalextric car racing game, instead gave me a useful stapler. When we were in class and an assignment needed to be stapled, we used to ask the teacher to do it for us with his own stapler. So with my new gift, my classmate and I decided to make several small writing notebooks that would serve to help us remember our assignments. Continue Reading…

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Some years ago, I developed a metaphor to explain to entrepreneurs how important it is to plan the financial needs properly.

In my opinion, creating an innovative company is like having a tub full of water. The water is like the company’s money, the initial financing which makes the start-up activity possible.

At the moment of creation, it is as if the plug was taken away and the tub begins to drain. Continue Reading…

Pildora Financiera

Financing Pill

Welcome to my blog Passion for Startups!

I am starting this blog today with the hope that it will help many entrepeneurs.

My work with startups has created in me a kind of passion for new innovative companies. It is the moment, after 15 years working with startups, to organize what I have learnt about them and their entrepreneurs. I consider the early stage of an innovative company the most complex and challenging. Definitively, an exciting phase.

I have a great admiration and respect for entrepreneurs who take risks and create startups.

At a time of deep crisis in our country… Continue Reading…