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January 3rd, 2019
 
Founders
Forward
 
 
2019 Planning
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Company Culture
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Attracting & Engaging Investors
 
 
Topic
2019 Planning
 
Looking ahead
 

In this post, Andrew Clark explains why you should use themes, not goals, to plan for the coming year.

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Andrew Chen, Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, highlights his top blog posts of 2018, covering everything from fundraising metrics to viral growth. 

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Jason Lemkin, Founder of SaaStr, explains why it is important for founders to have a "Plan B" in case the SaaS market downturns in 2019. 

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Topic
Company Culture
 

Scott Maxwell, Founder of OpenView Ventures, shares 3 ways a company can improve how they attract top talent—no foosball or ping pong table necessary.

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DHH, Founder of Basecamp, encourages startup leaders to work "normal hours" to set an example for the rest of the company. 

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Ben Milne, Founder of Dwolla, draws on his own experience from starting a Des Moines based company and shares the keys to building a "no-coast" company. 

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Topic
Attracting & Engaging Investors
 

David Beisel, Partner at NextView Ventures, lays out the 3 major reasons why a fundraise fails and what founders can do to improve their odds of a successful fundraise. 

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Jason Calacanis, famous angel investor, discusses why a simple email is the best way to attract a potential investor. 

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Sherjan Husainie, Founder of Employ App, shares what he learned in his first twelve months as a founder, covering everything from fundraising to building a product. 

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