Startup Series 1: Market Research & Discovery

Andy Charters
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August 18, 2023
Tech News

CB Insights, a big data company that provides predictive intelligence on tech, compiled a list of reasons why startups fail. By analyzing 101 startup failure post-mortems, they came up with top 20 reasons that drive the demise of startups. Their findings show that the top reason for failure in 42% of the cases is that there is no market need for the product/service that the startups have built.

Behind the poor product-market fit or the lack of market for the product is most likely the failure to understand the target market and the ideal customer. In the eagerness to get the product out and raise funds, the crucial homework of doing market research is typically overlooked or downright skipped. Thus it would be wise if, before you spend inordinate amounts of time, energy and money on product launch, you make sure your startup’s product/service has a market for it.

Here’s part 1 of our market research and customer discovery resources for your startup series.

AYTM

AYTM is short for Ask Your Target Market, a DIY market research platform that provides survey tools and the audience to take your survey. You begin by choosing your source of panelists (either a ListSurvey or PanelSurvey) and defining your target audience. You then write a survey which can include advanced research tests, images, and video. You get to see the results immediately and understand the data with AYTM’s powerful analytic tools.

The platform allows you to build your own list of people to survey or use AYTM’s PanelSurvey where you can access over 25 million respondents in 24 countries. Recently this year, AYTM is recognized in GRIT’s Top 50 Most Innovative Companies.

Validately

What if you can test a feature in your product before you invest time in developing it? Validately does exactly that. An end-to-end platform built for user research, Validately makes it easy to conduct user research for product development. It enables you to do user testing of a prototype or feature before coding it.

You can run tests, listen to and watch users make their way in your website or app to validate the demand and usability of your product. You can also recruit product-specific testers and analyze the recorded videos by using funnel reports, heat maps, and response charts built into the platform.

Proved

Got a fresh idea for a startup? Proved.co helps you validate that with survey data and more. Targeted for startups, small business owners, and digital marketers, Proved.co connects you to your potential customers and uses their feedback to benchmark your startup ideas against thousands of other competitors.

Using the service, you can also get customer feedback from real customers, as well as pre-test and fine-tune your marketing with survey data. Plans range from $149 per test with 25 respondents for the Starter and goes up to $499 per test with 100 respondents for the Pro version.

GutCheck

An on-demand market research service, GutCheck uses an agile research approach combining full-service experts, with iterative methodologies, and tech-enabled automation. As an alternative to in-person panels that are labor-intensive and expensive to set up, GutCheck enables you to get actionable feedback in days instead of weeks. The speedy, high quality yet low-cost market research solution that the platform offers is ideal for startups that need to get quick customer feedback at tight budgets and short timelines.

userinput.io

userinput.io is an on-demand service that gets you valuable user feedback on your website, app, or business idea. What differentiates userinput.io is that it focuses on improving conversion rates. You begin by submitting your website / app / idea, choose a demographic to get specific feedback, and then review the feedback as soon as they come in, using it to improve or pivot.

The service allows you to run targeted surveys and learn what’s working or not with your startup app or idea. Starting at $39 a pop with 12 to 48 hours turnaround time, userinput.io lets you get user feedback easily and quickly.

Survicate

Like userinput.io, Survicate is a customer feedback platform for SMBs but with all-in-one capabilities that you can do a lot more with. With its full-service features you can get targeted website or mobile app surveys, user-initiated feedback widgets, one-click email surveys, NPS (Net Promoter Score) email surveys, and questionnaires.

Survicate also allows integrations with Google Analytics, surveys from HubSpot, Pardot, MailChimp, Marketo, and Intercom, with add-ons such as the feedback tab and A/B testing. It offers a 15-day trial with the Professional plan, while the Business plan starts at $69 per month.

Stay tuned for Part 2 of our market research resources series!

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We are seeking an experienced IT Project Manager to oversee the planning, implementation, and tracking of IT projects. The ideal candidate will have strong technical skills combined with excellent leadership abilities to ensure projects are completed on time, within scope, and within budget

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We are looking for a talented Software Tester to join our expanding QA team. You will be working as part of a highly skilled team, helping build high-quality interactive web and mobile applications. You will work on implementing automation tests for our products to make sure they are kept robust.

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This role will be to collaborate on the Quality Assurance of the company’s application, whilst also taking responsibility for the back-end architecture. You will assume responsibility for a wide range of activities that will include candidate support, client and integration support activities, and project-based work to improve our overall effectiveness

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Senior Video Editor

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This is an exciting opportunity for a video editor who has a growth mindset, who takes pride in their work and enjoys working from the comfort of their home.

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React Native Developer

As a React Native Mobile Developer, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining mobile applications for both iOS and Android platforms. You will collaborate closely with our product, design, and backend teams to create seamless, intuitive, and high-performance mobile experiences for our users.

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Senior Developer - Zuora Subscription Billing

As a Senior Developer specializing in Zuora Subscription Billing, you will be responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of Zuora Subscription Billing solutions to support our subscription-based business model. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and implement solutions that align with the company's objectives.

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Web-Scraping Developer

Cloud Employee is a UK-owned Philippines business established 8 years ago. We connect high-performing software engineer talent in the Philippines with some of the world’s leading and most innovative tech companies. Developers join to work from the Philippines as part of international engineering teams and grow their CV and skill-set. 

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Back End Developer (Python)

Writing scalable, robust, testable, efficient, and easily maintainable code. Translating software requirements into stable, working, high performance software. Playing a key role in architectural and design decisions, building toward an efficient microservices distributed architecture.
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Head of Growth Marketing

Cloud Employee is building a ‘Future of Work’ AI driven talent tech platform in the remote software engineer staffing space. 

In this strategic and hands-on creative role, you'll have the opportunity to shape the narrative of remote work and impact the tech industry at a global scale. 

With team members across the US, LATAM, Europe and Asia - we’re on a mission to bridge the talent gap with our matching platform and employee experience programs.

We need your storytelling strategy skills to ‘share the journey’ and the human stories behind our business

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Software QA Test Engineer

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Senior/Team Lead Full-Stack PHP Developer

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Senior UI Developer with Umbraco

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Senior Software Engineer (VB6)

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Senior Python Developer

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Senior /Lead Fullstack Developer - Brazil

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Senior Integrations Developer

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Senior Fullstack PHP Laravel Developer

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Senior Fullstack Engineer

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Senior Frontend Developer (React)

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Senior NET Developer

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Senior DevOps Engineer

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Robotics Software Engineer

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A completely integrated innovation studio within the corporate framework, with a primary emphasis on making the future of the food industry accessible to all. Their core objective is to discover, create, and expand tailored automation remedies, utilizing a team of proficient individuals covering domains like engineering, robotics, and artificial intelligence. Our central mission revolves around constructing automation technology solutions that empower individuals to achieve greater feats.

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Senior Python Developer

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Python Developer (Senior Level)

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Python Developer

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Perl Developer

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Mid-Senior Mechanical Engineer

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A completely integrated innovation studio within the corporate framework, with a primary emphasis on making the future of the food industry accessible to all. Their core objective is to discover, create, and expand tailored automation remedies, utilizing a team of proficient individuals covering domains like engineering, robotics, and artificial intelligence. Our central mission revolves around constructing automation technology solutions that empower individuals to achieve greater feats.

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The position of Mechanical Engineer corresponds to a mid-level role. An ideal candidate for this position possesses robust practical expertise in various technical systems. The responsibilities encompass a combination of individual input within projects and actively leading teams towards achieving a remarkable standard of technical proficiency.

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Mid-Senior Industrial Design Engineer

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A completely integrated innovation studio within the corporate framework, with a primary emphasis on making the future of the food industry accessible to all. Their core objective is to discover, create, and expand tailored automation remedies, utilizing a team of proficient individuals covering domains like engineering, robotics, and artificial intelligence. Our central mission revolves around constructing automation technology solutions that empower individuals to achieve greater feats.

Position Summary

In the role of an Industrial Design Engineer with a focus on cobotics, you will assume a crucial position in envisioning, crafting, and honing both the tangible and operational facets of our collaborative robotic solutions. Your collaboration will extend to cross-functional groups, including mechanical engineers, software developers, and UX designers, in the pursuit of devising cobotic systems centered around users. These systems will redefine effectiveness and safety within industrial settings.

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Backend Python Developer

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A top rated and state of the art cloud based video interviewing solutions company based in the UK catering to over 5000 prominent companies around the world such as Samsung, Uber, Boohoo, Coinbase, 7-Eleven and many more.

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CNC Machinist

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CRM Data Specialist (MS Dynamics 365)

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Electrical Engineer

Cloud Employee, is a UK-owned Philippines business established 8 years ago. We connect high-performing software engineer talent in the Philippines with some of the world’s leading and most innovative tech companies. Developers join to work from the Philippines as part of international engineer teams and grow their CV and skill-set.

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A completely integrated innovation studio within the corporate framework, with a primary emphasis on making the future of the food industry accessible to all. Their core objective is to discover, create, and expand tailored automation remedies, utilizing a team of proficient individuals covering domains like engineering, robotics, and artificial intelligence. Our central mission revolves around constructing automation technology solutions that empower individuals to achieve greater feats.

Position Overview

In the role of an Electrical Engineer, your expertise and proficiency in designing electrical-mechanical systems will be a key asset, enabling you to stand out. Collaborating with our skilled team, you will play a vital role in expediting product development processes.

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Front-End Developer

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Front End React Developer

Cloud Employee is a fast-growing UK-managed offshore recruitment and staffing company in the Philippines. We tackle the growing global IT skills shortage by connecting tech companies based in Europe, the US, and Australia to our pool of expert software developers in the country.

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Frontend Developer (NextJS and React)

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Frontend Developer (Senior)

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Full-Stack Developer

Cloud Employee is a fast-growing UK-managed offshore recruitment and staffing company in the Philippines. We tackle the growing global IT skills shortage by connecting tech companies based in Europe, the US, and Australia to our pool of expert software developers in the country.

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Full-Stack Node/VueJS Developer (Mid - Senior)

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Full-Stack PHP Developer (Mid to Senior)

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Full-Stack PHP Developer Tech Lead

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Cloud Employee is a UK-owned business established eight years ago. We connect high-performing software engineer talent worldwide with some of the world’s leading and most innovative tech companies. Developers join to work from the Philippines and Brazil as part of international engineering teams and grow their CV and skill-set.

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Marketing Specialists

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Backend Developer (Python)

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Senior Full-Stack PHP Developer

Cloud Employee is a UK-owned Philippines business established 8 years ago. We connect high-performing software engineer talent in the Philippines with some of the world’s leading and most innovative tech companies. Developers join to work from the Philippines as part of international engineering teams and grow their CV and skill-set.

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Startup Series 1: Market Research & Discovery

February 16, 2024

CB Insights, a big data company that provides predictive intelligence on tech, compiled a list of reasons why startups fail. By analyzing 101 startup failure post-mortems, they came up with top 20 reasons that drive the demise of startups. Their findings show that the top reason for failure in 42% of the cases is that there is no market need for the product/service that the startups have built.

Behind the poor product-market fit or the lack of market for the product is most likely the failure to understand the target market and the ideal customer. In the eagerness to get the product out and raise funds, the crucial homework of doing market research is typically overlooked or downright skipped. Thus it would be wise if, before you spend inordinate amounts of time, energy and money on product launch, you make sure your startup’s product/service has a market for it.

Here’s part 1 of our market research and customer discovery resources for your startup series.

AYTM

AYTM is short for Ask Your Target Market, a DIY market research platform that provides survey tools and the audience to take your survey. You begin by choosing your source of panelists (either a ListSurvey or PanelSurvey) and defining your target audience. You then write a survey which can include advanced research tests, images, and video. You get to see the results immediately and understand the data with AYTM’s powerful analytic tools.

The platform allows you to build your own list of people to survey or use AYTM’s PanelSurvey where you can access over 25 million respondents in 24 countries. Recently this year, AYTM is recognized in GRIT’s Top 50 Most Innovative Companies.

Validately

What if you can test a feature in your product before you invest time in developing it? Validately does exactly that. An end-to-end platform built for user research, Validately makes it easy to conduct user research for product development. It enables you to do user testing of a prototype or feature before coding it.

You can run tests, listen to and watch users make their way in your website or app to validate the demand and usability of your product. You can also recruit product-specific testers and analyze the recorded videos by using funnel reports, heat maps, and response charts built into the platform.

Proved

Got a fresh idea for a startup? Proved.co helps you validate that with survey data and more. Targeted for startups, small business owners, and digital marketers, Proved.co connects you to your potential customers and uses their feedback to benchmark your startup ideas against thousands of other competitors.

Using the service, you can also get customer feedback from real customers, as well as pre-test and fine-tune your marketing with survey data. Plans range from $149 per test with 25 respondents for the Starter and goes up to $499 per test with 100 respondents for the Pro version.

GutCheck

An on-demand market research service, GutCheck uses an agile research approach combining full-service experts, with iterative methodologies, and tech-enabled automation. As an alternative to in-person panels that are labor-intensive and expensive to set up, GutCheck enables you to get actionable feedback in days instead of weeks. The speedy, high quality yet low-cost market research solution that the platform offers is ideal for startups that need to get quick customer feedback at tight budgets and short timelines.

userinput.io

userinput.io is an on-demand service that gets you valuable user feedback on your website, app, or business idea. What differentiates userinput.io is that it focuses on improving conversion rates. You begin by submitting your website / app / idea, choose a demographic to get specific feedback, and then review the feedback as soon as they come in, using it to improve or pivot.

The service allows you to run targeted surveys and learn what’s working or not with your startup app or idea. Starting at $39 a pop with 12 to 48 hours turnaround time, userinput.io lets you get user feedback easily and quickly.

Survicate

Like userinput.io, Survicate is a customer feedback platform for SMBs but with all-in-one capabilities that you can do a lot more with. With its full-service features you can get targeted website or mobile app surveys, user-initiated feedback widgets, one-click email surveys, NPS (Net Promoter Score) email surveys, and questionnaires.

Survicate also allows integrations with Google Analytics, surveys from HubSpot, Pardot, MailChimp, Marketo, and Intercom, with add-ons such as the feedback tab and A/B testing. It offers a 15-day trial with the Professional plan, while the Business plan starts at $69 per month.

Stay tuned for Part 2 of our market research resources series!

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