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Mastering Launch PR: Dos & Don’ts

8 Nov , 2018  

When talking to startup founders about launch PR, I’m frequently presented with similar concerns and queries – I thought it would make sense to lay down my thoughts here on recommended dos and don’ts. Read more Share this post:

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How to start a marketplace business

8 Nov , 2018  

From AirBnB to Uber, marketplace businesses have disrupted industry after industry. Their ability to leverage technology to connect buyers and suppliers directly without middlemen make them an attractive opportunity for founders and venture capital. Read more Share this post:

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David Rusenko – How To Find Product Market Fit

10 Oct , 2018  

David Rusenko from Weebly (YC W07) details the story of how Weebly developed one of the most popular website creation and hosting sites on the web today. Read more Share this post:

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All Things Sales! 16 Mini-Lessons for Startup Founders

10 Oct , 2018  

As a former CEO and software engineer (Citrix, XenSource, VERITAS, etc. Read more Share this post:

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Getting Acquired (4 of 4): Life Post-Acquisition

4 Oct , 2018  

This is the last blog in a 4-part series called Getting Acquired. I started by demystifying how to engage corporate development teams, then talked about how to get a competitive bidding war to get the highest offers and also how to get through diligence to an announcement. Read more Share this post:

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The real reasons why a VC passed on your startup

3 Oct , 2018  

Originally published on Forbes in multiple parts. Part 1 here. You’re more likely hear about the companies that venture capitalists said “yes” to — the big funding rounds, the success stories, and the unicorns. Read more Share this post:

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Why Instagram’s founders are resigning: independence from Facebook weakened

25 Sep , 2018  

Facebook promised Instagram autonomy, but reduced it over time leading to today’s bombshell revelation. Read more Share this post:

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When to Raise a Series A

2 Aug , 2018  

One of the hardest questions to answer when considering an A is “when is my company ready?” This is another one of those questions for which there are hundreds of answers on the internet, none of which are particularly satisfying. Read more Share this post:

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Top 10 Elon Musk Productivity Secrets for Insane Success

2 Aug , 2018  

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How to Recruit and Hire When You Need to Move Fast

30 Jul , 2018  

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