Some of the most common mistakes that founders make are:

  • Spending too much time, money, and energy on your business before validating it
  • Overcommitting yourself (aka doing the most, but you end up not getting anything done) 😩
  • Procrastinating
  • Trying to be everything in your business for everybody

If you're guilty of one or more of the items above, don't worry, we got you.

We've recently linked up with Jose 'Caya' Cayasso, cofounder and CEO at Slidebean to break down this topic. Slidebean is a venture-backed tech company founded in 2014. In this video, Caya breaks down what an MVP (minimum viable product) is and why creating an MVP is necessary as an entrepreneur.


Jose 'Caya' Cayasso is the cofounder and CEO at Slidebean; overseeing the company's roadmap, strategy, and growth marketing efforts. Slidebean is a venture-backed company founded in 2014 and is headquartered in New York City. The company closed its first seed round in 2016 and since then it has become a multi-million dollar, profitable tech company.

Caya's experience with startups, from leading and growing a company, to raising capital and participating in accelerator programs such as 500 Startups and DreamIt Ventures gives him a unique insight into the needs of startups.