How to Become a Vendor at the UM Farmer’s Market

Samantha Burkart Uncategorized

Wednesdays might be the most popular day at the University of Miami. Why? It’s the campus’s weekly farmer’s market, of course! Strolling through the crowded rows of vendors, taking in all of the delicious smells might be a great study break. But, have you ever wondered how these people actually started selling here? Many of our clients at The Launch …

How to Quickly Market Your Startup

Samantha Burkart Entrepreneurship

Ever feel like you’re not really sure how to advertise your business in an attractive or capturing way? We’ve got some easy tips to help your product get noticed! We’ll start with the basics: Canva is a design platform that is extremely user-friendly and houses thousands of beautifully curated templates. It can help create business cards, flyers, banners, social media …

My Startup Experience

Samantha Burkart Employee, Entrepreneurship, Founders

When someone finds out I’m an entrepreneur, full-stack developer, and have had 3 years of internship experience in UI/UX Design, Finance, and Operations as a freshman in college, they usually think I’m borderline insane. And quite honestly, it hasn’t been the easiest thing to do. I was intrigued by product packaging since my first internship at 16 as a UI/UX …

August – Startup Book of the Month

Sea Amundsen Entrepreneurship, Founders

Read Length – 1 week Type of Audience – Beginner Rating – 4 stars Category – Idea stage (Ideation), Prototyping, Minimal Viable Product (MVP) Well written and direct, this book lays out how to plan and start a side hustle that won’t cost a lot of money but can provide a reliable income. This isn’t for those looking for inspiration …

Testing an App (7/9)

Sea Amundsen App, Co-Founder, Entrepreneurship, Founders, Freelancer, Website

Testing your app can make the difference between a strong launch and establishing a good reputation or having your unlucky first customers unwittingly become your testers, and being expectedly unhappy about it. While it can seem like an exhaustive, time consuming process that just delays bringing in profits, a solid and well organized testing process won’t take excessively long and …

Choosing a Developer (6/9)

Sea Amundsen App, Co-Founder, Entrepreneurship, Founders, Website

Choosing a developer or development company can be one of the most important decisions for the success of your company. A good developer can create an amazing product that exceeds expectations in the marketplace. A bad one can make a buggy, ugly app that angers customers, if anything is made at all. This is why it is important to thoroughly …

Choosing What Devices To Support (4/9)

Sea Amundsen App, Co-Founder, Entrepreneurship, Founders, Freelancer, Website

When choosing a device to support many factors come into play. Competitors, bandwidth, life expectancy, and market research. Here are some things to consider when at this step of the process. There are many options in a world where much is going digital. Everything from phones, tablets, smart watches, tvs, and homes. Consider what devices your customers have, what they …