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Bookmarks tagged with “startups”

12 bookmarks by garrettc


Dead Startup Toys

Toy versions of iconic failed startups.

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Mid-program reflections #4 – six thoughts about Office Hours

Matt Webb's reflections on coaching startups.

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Guy Kawasaki - The Only 10 Slides You Need in Your Pitch

A pitch and presentation should have ten slides, last no more than twenty minutes, and contain no font smaller than thirty points.

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20 critical startup truths no one will tell you

"Some knowledge is so important, everyone assumes everyone already knows it. But they don't, especially in the tech world where things move so fast"

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Strip Atlass: Customers

"Scrappily start your sales process by identifying, approaching, and converting prospects into customers one at a time (for a start)."

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Three Paths in the Tech Industry: Founder, Executive, or Employee

When people ask me for tech career advice I find it helpful to lay out the three paths I’ve encountered most in my career: founder, executive, and employee. I wrote this post though because when I talk to people about their careers I’m surprised at how often they focus on only one of these paths without taking the time to consider other options.

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LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman’s 10 rules of entrepreneurship

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman gave a speech today about how entrepreneurs can “invent the future”. Speaking at the South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, he recited a list of 10 rules of entrepreneurship.

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Retrospective on GDS

Great series of posts from Richard Pope looking back at lessons learned from his time at GDS.

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Security 101 for SaaS startups

"So you are working at a startup, and you have been wondering at what point should you start looking into security considerations and compliance? Which technical debt should be postponed for a later stage, and which systems should be hardened this instant? What are the main considerations?"

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What Startups Are Really Like

An essay by Paul Graham based on a questionaire sent to startup founders about what surprised them about starting a startup

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25 Tools for Bootstrapped Startups

Good list of tools for startups, many of which are free or pretty cheap.

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Fuck the VCs

VCs seem to be making a land grab for the iPhone app space. Is this another 90s bubble, and how will it affect indie developers? John Casasanta has some ideas.

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