Brenden Mulligan

  • LaunchKit Now Helps Developers Keep Track Of Their App Store Sales

    LaunchKit Now Helps Developers Keep Track Of Their App Store Sales

    LaunchKit, which aims to give developers a tool set that makes launching new apps easier, announced its newest service this week. The free LaunchKit App Store Sales Reporter helps developers track the sales they generate from Apple’s App Store (just like its name implies). Instead of building a complex dashboard that developers can then obsess about every day, the team decided to use… Read More

  • LaunchKit Is A Toolkit For Developers Who Are About To Launch Their Apps

    LaunchKit Is A Toolkit For Developers Who Are About To Launch Their Apps

    When you have an idea for an app, actually writing the app is often the fun part of the job. But once that’s done, you have to spend a lot of time on repetitive tasks like creating screenshots at the various resolutions Apple expects and setting up a landing page for your app. LaunchKit wants to make it easier for developers to get all of this done. Read More

  • Onesheet On-The-Go: Music Service Now Lets Artists Connect With Fans Across Mobile Devices

    Onesheet On-The-Go: Music Service Now Lets Artists Connect With Fans Across Mobile Devices

    If you’re in a band and you don’t know Onesheet, you should check it out. For those unfamiliar, Onesheet is, as its name would suggest, a one-page dossier for bands. We originally referred to (and have continued referring to) Onesheet as the “About.me for bands/musicians,” but that analogy is annoying in the way all tech media analogies are short-sighted — and… Read More

  • The Foundations Of A Startup Community

    The Foundations Of A Startup Community

    For the past few months, my wife and I have been traveling and meeting startups around the world. We’ve met entrepreneurs in Tokyo, Thailand, India, Israel, and Istanbul. In the next week we’ll be meeting with a community leader in South Africa. It’s been fascinating. In addition to meeting with the teams, we have been leading Q&A sessions with larger groups. The… Read More

  • Reduce Friction, Increase Happiness

    Reduce Friction, Increase Happiness

    There has been a reoccurring theme on my mind recently as I’ve advised startups on areas of focus. It revolves around the goal of reducing friction. Reduced friction in a product leads to less user frustration, high conversion, and overall user happiness. I’d like to use a few examples to illustrate what I mean. Let’s start with Uber, the startup that lets you order a black… Read More

  • Startup Japan: A Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Visits Onlab, A Young Japanese Incubator

    Startup Japan: A Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Visits Onlab, A Young Japanese Incubator

    Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Brenden Mulligan, entrepreneur and creator of Onesheet, who is currently traveling around the world meeting startups with his wife and IDEO designer Elle Luna. You can follow him on Twitter here: @bmull. Before coming to Japan, we asked everyone we knew for advice on how to connect with the startup community in Tokyo. Every recommendation pointed at… Read More