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Why You Should Be Careful With People Recommendations hiring seed-stage Nov 25, 2020

They say you find the best recruits, service providers, and investors by asking for recommendations. So I decided to test the theory.

I listed all my service providers and...

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How Founders Can Negotiate Their Salary board founders seed-stage Dec 03, 2019

Insights on founder salaries suggest a different way of discussing compensation with the board

If you’re motivated by a high salary, think twice before founding a startup....

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How to Build a Long-term Relationship (With Your Co-Founder) founders psychology seed-stage Sep 03, 2019

‘Peace is not the absence of conflict, it’s the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.’ — Ronald Reagan.

Conflict is the last thing most of us...

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How Agile Applies Outside the Tech Team culture management seed-stage Jul 16, 2019

Startups are chaos. Assumptions and plans are frequently changed, projects abandoned and ripples of destruction slowly spread. Traditional project management isn’t...

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How to Deeply Understand Customer's Behaviour marketing product seed-stage Jun 25, 2019

There’s no better way to to see a founder’s true colours than by asking about their customers. As an experienced product guy, I can instantly see through founders...

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How to Raise Money for your Startup in 2021 founders fundraising seed-stage Apr 03, 2019

If you want to be one of the 15% of seed-funded tech companies that raise a Series A, keep reading.

In this essay, we’ll run through my Top 36 fundraising tips. But...

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