How do you Determine Proper Compensation for Startup CEOs and Early Employees?
In an article for the Founders Forward Blog, Brock Benefiel explores how founders should approach paying themselves as well as their earliest hires.
Our 6 Must Reads for Onboarding Tactics That Help New Hires Succeed (and Stay)
The team at First Round list their six favorite tactics to help companies onboard and retain new employees.
The Struggling Executive Who’s Really a Manager
David Cummings, Founder of Atlanta Tech Village, explains the difference between a manager and an executive.
To SAFE or Not to SAFE?
Elizabeth Yin, Founder of The Hustle Fund, offers her perspective as a small fund investor on the pros and cons of using a SAFE.
The Road Less Traveled: Non-Standard Early Stage Funding Paths
Rob Go, Partner at NextView Ventures, uncovers the new fundraising paths that are emerging as the journey from Seed to series A continues to change.
How They Raised Their Series A
In this interview with The Family, Hugo Grimston, CFO at Paddle, provides an in-depth look at their Series A fundraise process.
Why Product Innovation Slows After the Series A
Tomasz Tunguz, VC at Redpoint, explains why technical debt and a CEO's increased duties can play a part in slowed growth after raising a Series A.
When Your Startup Fails
Jasper Nathaniel, a Brooklyn-based entrepreneur, shares a personal story of the failure he faced when he attempted to build his first venture-backed company.
Cash Management and the “Nerves” of the Entrepreneur
Russell Benaroya of Stride Services writes on the way cash management can help ease the stress and anxiety of a founder.