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April 11th, 2019
 
Founders
Forward
 
 
The 100th Edition
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Productivity
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Growth
 
 
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The 100th Edition
 
100th-Edition@2x
 

100 editions ago, we created the Founders Forward to give founders an advantage as they do the difficult work of growing their companies. We set out to be a go-to resource, collecting the best startup advice on the web in one place, week after week. 100 editions later, and we’re going stronger than ever. This week we share our 5 most popular original articles and 5 most popular shared articles from our first 100 editions.

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In our most popular original article from our first 100 editions, we share tips for nurturing potential investors. By sending over a quick email on a monthly basis to potential investors, you’ll be able to build a relationship and pique interest when it comes time to fundraise.

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In the most popular article we've shared from our first 100 editions, Mike Simmons, CEO of CredSimple, offers an open sourced Google Sheet template with explanations and resources for the components in the model; ranging from hiring, fundraising, and growth plans.

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Productivity
 

In a follow up to an earlier post, Fred Wilson, Founder of Union Square Ventures, advocates for companies to build a cadence and rhythm into their day-to-day. 

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Eoin Nolan, Principal Engineer at Intercom, explains why alignment is vital to great product teams.

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In an older post, Brad Feld, Founder of Foundry Group, shares why early stage companies should only focus on three numbers that reflect “what’s going on right now in the business."

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Topic
Growth
 

David Cummings, Founder of Atlanta Tech Village, lays out 3 areas founders can focus on when growth plateaus and they need to get back on a high growth trajectory.

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Christoph Janz, Founder of Point Nine Capital, revisits his original post and shares what has changed over the past 5 years.

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Seth Levine, Managing Director at Foundry Group, shares why companies should constantly be experimenting and how small jumps in efficiencies can lead to huge improvements. 

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