A Problem Worth Solving – How to Validate Your Startup Idea

How to validate a startup idea - Uri Levine

How do you know if your startup idea is valid? If it is even worth starting this journey? How do you know which of your many ideas is the one? Your pre-journey should consist of the validation of three elements: Perception of the problem Value of the problem Size of the addressable market   If […]

My Solution to Traffic Jams

I hate traffic jams, and that’s why we’ve started to Waze. We tried to solve that at waze, but traffic jams are much more severe today than they were in 2007 when we started. So, my mission is not complete yet. Are we a part of it? People told me that waze empowered more people […]

How autonomous cars will change E-commerce?

Autonomous vehicles will change mobility, ownership of cars, parking, urban planning and much more. But how does this converge with commerce? Picture the following: E-commerce is awesome. It saves time, it makes transactions easier and allows you to purchase anytime anywhere. But, what about the shopping experience? What about instant gratification (I walk away with […]

Why Moovit will play a major role in the future of Urban Mobility?

Autonomous Vehicles will be here in a few years (except the fact that it is illegal may car can drive itself in a traffic jam – up to 30 KM/H, can park itself and can maintain course and speed and distance on an open road), and it doesn’t really matter if this is going to […]

Fail Fast – the Journey of Failures

Fail Fast – the Journey of Failures It is a journey of failures – We should acknowledge that.  We try different things and they fail many times until we find the one thing that works best. It might be meeting 50 investors that say no and one that says yes, it could be working again […]

Users’ Perception of the Problem

Once we choose to solve a problem, a real problem, the understanding of how other people perceive that problem, is crucial in order to build a valuable solution. Once you know the problem you’re trying to solve, define it and think about those that have this problem. Then, meet them in order to understand what […]

When the Team Does Not Fit

In the last few years I have spoken with many CEOs and entrepreneurs whose last startup failed. When asked, about half said the team was not right. When I asked what they meant exactly, I received several answers, from ‘this and that were not good enough’ to ‘we had communication issues/ego management issues’ to one […]