Themes, Not Goals – What Most Startup Leaders Get Wrong About Annual Planning
In this post, Andrew Clark explains why you should use themes, not goals, to plan for the coming year.
2018 Essay Collection on Growth Metrics, Marketplaces, Viral Growth in the Enterprise, and More
Andrew Chen, Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, highlights his top blog posts of 2018, covering everything from fundraising metrics to viral growth.
A Quiet Plan B For When The Good Times Are a Smidge Less Good (the 2019 edition)
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.
Foosball Won't Solve Your Talent Problem
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.
How About Fixing the Workplace Rather than Avoiding it at 4am?
DHH, Founder of Basecamp, encourages startup leaders to work "normal hours" to set an example for the rest of the company.
Out of Sight & Out of Mind. The No-Coast Startup.
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.
When Your Fundraising Goes Wrong
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.
How do you get an Angel Investor’s Attention?
Jason Calacanis, famous angel investor, discusses why a simple email is the best way to attract a potential investor.
The First Twelve Months
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.