As I wrote last week, being mentioned in the press, even lauded by the press, is not a sign of success. We use internal metrics that look at everything happening on both the platform and in our business to determine the trajectory of how successful we are.
Being featured by Forbes as one of the 9 hottest startups of 2013 is a huge honor, and it’s extremely important to our future success as a platform and as a business that the Estimize data set gain wide acceptance amongst the press. In order for us to achieve our eventual goal, the Estimize data set must be seen as THE number of record.
We are well on our way to accomplishing that, but have a ton of work to do, community to build, and data to sell. I want to thank the Forbes writers, and the CNN Money writers for choosing Estimize as one of their 15 favorite financial apps last week. For everyone at Estimize, 8 team members, 5 advisors, and about a dozen investors, it’s always a huge boost to morale to see what we’re building applauded.
You need to celebrate your wins in this game, because the road to success surely isn’t straight.
Ad Astra, Per Aspera