Yuya Fujimoto

Software engineer | Indiehacker | Micro-SaaS

I joined a startup

February 15, 2021

It’s been a while since the last post. A lot happened since then. But I guess the most important thing is, I quit my company and joined a…

The number game

December 27, 2020

There’s a saying that ”Ideas are easy, execution is everything.” While I believe that is true, the context behind it is “when you have a…

Accepting the failure

December 17, 2020

“The greatest teacher, failure is.” -Master Yoda Challenges come with failures. If you don’t make mistakes, you are not learning. There’s no…

Thesis Plan

December 14, 2020

There are some steps you should take when validating a new business idea. Some popular validation methods are out there, and those are…

Direct support won’t work for OSS

December 08, 2020

Open source is a unique system that exists in the developer community. The number of open source components in the codebase of proprietary…

Thinking in probabilistic

December 05, 2020

Life is full of uncertainties. In this accelerated world, nothing is sure what’s going to happen even in the next year. One effective way to…

Finish your work

November 27, 2020

Many companies fail because there’s no market need. Pivoting to another idea is a tough choice, especially when you have outside funding…

Patience

November 16, 2020

Play the long game, they say. Being able to wait long is a competitive advantage. People love instant gratifications. People seek an easy…

Minimum Viable Market

November 03, 2020

Making money on the internet Let me start with a simple math. If you want to make a million dollar in your business, your business is either…

Classic Audience First Companies

October 09, 2020

Two classic examples would be Nike and Apple Steve Jobs got this very well. In his talk at Apple when announcing a new advertisement to the…

No niche is too small

September 27, 2020

Successful startups rarely start in a large market. But no one had seen “search” as a valid market until Google exists. They created…

Turning the cube

September 14, 2020

After running three months of beta testing, I decided to stop working on Tailor. It was an incredibly tough decision. But it was full of…

How not to fail your startup miserably

September 01, 2020

Invest in relationships and make things public as much as possible. The relationship opportunities you get when you are building a company…

Why building another no-code tool

July 30, 2020

We are building a no-code platform where you can develop mobile apps. There are literally a bunch of tools out there. But I believe they are…

What "optimism" does to "apollo-cache-inmemory"

September 06, 2019

apollo-cache-inmemory(InMemoryCache) is the recommended cache implementation for Apollo Client. It caches your GraphQL response by breaking…

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