Category: Startup Advice

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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How to Create the Future

TLDR; To create the future you need to envision it in great detail, and then make it happen through precise execution. What distinguishes strong founders from the rest is a massive vision; clarity of details on what the future should look like. Strong founders don’t necessarily know the exact path, but they do know their true…

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Funnels for Startups: A Primer

Funnels are remarkably useful in many aspects of startup life. Whether you are trying to get users to try your product, or sell to an enterprise customer, or hire an engineer, or raise capital, you are dealing with a funnel.   Funnels are essentially inverted pyramids divided into stages. The objective is to move through the…

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