Brenden Mulligan

  • 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