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Ready, Set, Hypergrowth: How Duo’s Product Design Lead Primed Her Team for Momentum

18 Sep , 2019  

When tales of hypergrowth are told, the spotlight tends to shine on the founders who led the way or the engineering teams that weathered the storm. Read more

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From Zero to IPO: How Growth Needs to Evolve at Every Startup Stage

13 Sep , 2019  

Brian Rothenberg’s career has spanned every stage of startup growth, from scrappy zero to triumphant IPO. Read more

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Series A, B, and C Funding: Guide to Raising Venture Capital

13 Sep , 2019  

Is Raising Series A Venture Capital The Right Path? Is your company on the growth trajectory to be a billion-dollar business? If you’re not confident the answer to that question is a resounding “YES,” then venture capital may not be for you. Read more

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The 6 Decision-Making Frameworks That Help Startup Leaders Tackle Tough Calls

13 Sep , 2019  

When it comes to the choices we make, most of us like to think we’ve made the “best” decision. Read more

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Tips for an impactful landing page

13 Sep , 2019  

Landing pages really matter. They are not only your big chance to make an impactful first impression, but they can play a huge role in driving key metrics – whether that’s sign ups to a wait list or conversion to purchase of your product itself. Read more

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How Biotech Startup Funding Will Change in the Next 10 Years

7 Sep , 2019  

Back when YC was getting started about 10 years ago, Paul Graham wrote some essays that predicted the way startup fundraising would change in the next decade – accurately, it turns out. Read more

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The Hidden Patterns of Great Startup Ideas

7 Sep , 2019  

‍by James Currier (@JamesCurrier). James is a Managing Partner at NFX, a seed-stage venture firm headquartered in San Francisco. Read more

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What Went Wrong at Uber

7 Sep , 2019  

Uber is the most successful startup Silicon Valley has ever produced — at least, according to the $76 billion that it was at one point valued by private investors. Read more

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Peloton’s S-1 In About 150 Words

2 Sep , 2019  

Peloton filed its long-anticipated S-1 today. It discussed attracting customers under 35 (page 5), how much it relies on music royalties (page 18), and about how it sells happiness (page 90). No, we didn’t make up the last bit. The popular exercise company raised nearly $1 billion while private. Read more

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Google must stand against human rights abuses: #NoGCPforCBP

2 Sep , 2019  

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is currently engaged in human rights abuses at the US Southern border. Read more