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Why You Need to Keep MOATs Front and Center in Your Product Roadmap Strategies

When you think of the term ‘moat’, what comes to mind? By definition, a moat is "a long, wide hole that is dug all the way around a place such as a castle and usually filled with water, to make it more difficult to attack". I know you’re probably wondering: what does this have to do with your product roadmap strategies? When it comes to your product, a MOAT is about building defences to break away from the competition. It’s about setting broad goals for your product and defending your company against current or future competitors. The reality is that your challengers are out there, and ma...

Bain Public Will Lead a Series of Workshops in Partnership With Centech's Propulsion Program

(Montreal, Canada) – Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product, Data and Strategy of Bain Public, will be leading a series of workshops in partnership with Centech: a world-class business incubator based in Montreal. Paul’s unique experience brings together the necessity of great engineering and the beauty of product strategy. With this, he has identified an actionable process that enables him to offer concrete messages about product management and operations. Which led him to create a virtual workshop Leadership in Product, Connect & Explore Workshop for Teams that provides actionab...

Bain Public Will Lead a Product Workshop in Collaboration with Zu

(Montreal, Canada) - Abigail Ramirez Villarroel, Product Analyst at Bain Public, and Sirena Chan, UX/UI Designer at Bain Public, will be leading a joint workshop with Renaud G. Gendron, an associate from Norton Rose Fulbright for two of Zu’s international 2021 cohorts. Yes, you read that right, the international cohorts include startup founders from all over Canada, the United states, and Europe! Abigail and Sirena’s unique experience brings together the necessity of great engineering and the beauty of product strategy. Under the mentorship of Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product...

Bain Public will lead an Expert Product Session for Forum Ventures's Innovation Forum Series

(Montreal, Canada) - Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product, Data and Strategy of Bain Public, will lead a product session with Forum Ventures (formerly known as Acceleprise) as part of their Innovation Forum Series on October 6th. Forum Ventures is an early-stage fund and B2B SaaS startup accelerator, based in New York, San Francisco and Toronto, that backs exceptional founders building the future of work. Led by builders and operators of some of the world’s largest SaaS companies, Forum Ventures help founders go from zero to scale, delivering the best-in-class funding, mentorshi...

Livescale, a Bain Public Alumni Client, Raises $2.5 Million to Expand Growth in New Markets

Livescale Technologies Inc., a Bain Public alumni client, recently announced a $2.5 million equity financing round led by Luge Capital and Granicus Group, with contribution from Inovia Capital, Panache Ventures, Real Ventures, French Founders, and strategic angel investors. Livescale is a software company in Montreal that brings brands an innovative live video shopping solution to create authentic and engaging relationships with customers. Thanks to Livescale, live shopping allows brands to monetize their social influence, promote their products on video, and sell online with live streami...

Bain Public will be a Shaper and Speaker at South Summit 2021

(Montreal, Canada) – Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product, Data and Strategy of Bain Public, will lead two panels as both a panelist and moderator at South Summit 2021 on October 5th-7th in Madrid, Spain. About South Summit South Summit is a leading innovation global platform that connects entrepreneurs, corporations and investors to generate business and shape the future. South Summit is where innovation meets business; they’re focused on business opportunities and disruptive trends that gather together the entrepreneurial ecosystem. A Sustainable Tomorrow We are living in int...

Discipline In Product: Know How To Identify Problems and Ship Solutions

Today’s most valuable companies, like Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google, are product-led and customer-driven. They owe their success to a unified product vision that is informed by feedback from customers, prospects, and colleagues. These companies ship products that satisfy REAL customer needs built on REAL data inputs and feedback, NOT opinions or assumptions. This is very different from a project-led approach, which is primarily based on the outputs -- which is the actual product being built. A project-focused approach is often more expensive and less successful. Product-led approach...