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December 13th, 2018
 
Founders
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Fundraising
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Leadership 
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Building & Distributing Your Product
 
 
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Fundraising
 
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Boris Wertz, Founder of Version One Ventures, discusses the shift from Series A to Series B as building your organization becomes the #1 priority. 

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Jason Lemkin, Founder of SaaStr, draws on his experience as a seed investor and shares what he looks for in a founding team and a startup pitch.

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Topic
Leadership 
 

In an article for Harvard Business Review, Marco Zao-Sanders proposes ditching the to-do list in favor of timeboxing and calendars in order to increase productivity.

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Hunter Walk, Founder of Homebrew, differentiates a "vouch" and an "intro" and how to use both when networking with other founders and investors. 

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Fred Wilson, Founder of Union Square Ventures, breaks down the controversial tweet storm from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and explains what it can teach leaders about taking care of themselves.

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Topic
Building & Distributing Your Product
 

Geoffrey Keating of Intercom takes a deep dive into the marketing tech landscape and how to go about deciding what tools and platforms to use. 

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Tomasz Tunguz, VC at Redpoint Ventures, answers this tough question: if you have one marketing dollar to spend on your startup’s growth, should you spend it on acquiring a new customer or on expanding an existing customer?

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Nihal Mehta, VC at Eniac Ventures, sits down with the head of mid-market sales at Slack and discusses 5 questions to answer when getting ready to approach enterprise sales.

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