Dorian / memonic.com shares a few random tips on how to run a lean startup. The talk was held at the Future of Web Apps Conference 2010. Kudos to Carsonfied for letting us use the recording. Check out their event homepage: futureofwebapps.com/london-2010/

Here's the list of hints Dorian talks about:
1 - Start with a simple plan
2 - A few commonly shared rules
3 - Get a business person into the team
4 - Get a professional bookkeeper
5 - Start with a good founding contract
6 - Don't spend money
7 - Time tracking pays
8 - Atlassian Starter Licenses - Best 10 bucks you'll ever spend
9 - Use Cloud Computing
10 - Cheat a little...
11 - NEVER buy hardware at list prices
12 - Use Virtualization
13 - Split your system in blocks
14 - Forget tapes, do online backups
15 - Don't waste time on stuff that others do much better for free or almost free...
16 - Get early agreement, do mockups
17 - Do usability testing
18 - Consider using Agile Development
19 - Use puppet
20 - Automated testing
21 - Catch those warnings, use splunk>
22 - 80% of success is showing up
23 - Learn to live with the ups and downs
24 - Use memonic.com ;-)

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