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Engineer, Immigrant. Vegan. 3x Founder, Managing Partner @2048vc. Previously ran @techstars in NYC. I write #startuphacks: http://alexiskold.net .

How to set up a KPI Dashboard for your Pre-seed and Seed Stage Startup

Metrics or KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) are essential for driving and understanding growth of an early-stage startup. What isn’t measured can’t be improved, and startups that aren’t growing are not likely to survive. We have written extensively about these topics before:  Intro to Startup Metrics Funnels for Startups Whats is the Magic Moment for your…

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WHY NOW is a trick question

How many of you know Facebook? Okay, It is not a trick question – all of you, of course. But how many of you remember Friendster? Friendster was the early social network that gained initial popularity, but then fizzled out. The waves of many first technologies go the same way. In 70’s and 80’s people…

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