There are countless different ways to build a business. You can bootstrap vs. raise money. You can build your product yourself vs. have someone else do it. The best way to navigate these decisions is by having a strong north star of why you're building a company in the first place. Here's how to do that.Read More
Raising money is an important decision to make, because once you accept someone else's money, you can't go back. I wanted to begin pulling back the curtain on what it means to raise money and what that looks like in practice.
The startup journey has countless mental health booby traps, which no one is to immune to. Here are some of the traps I fell into when building my startup, and why I think (almost) all founders should have a therapist.Read More
Getting tricked by false positives can lead you to invest more resources down the wrong path. Here's how you can combat false positives by asking for more than what's comfortable.Read More
Startup progress isn't continuous, month-over-month growth, but rather a series of steps where you answer open questions about a startup's business model. Focus on stepwise growth to avoid sliding all the way back down.Read More
We're told that being obsessed with our startups is a good thing. But getting your full identity from your startup can not only hurt you personally – it can hurt your business.Read More
In this post, I share how it's easier to get product-market fit faster when you're the best at a single thing, and the dangers of trying to do too much too early.Read More
In this post, I share the basics of raising an Angel Round – from deciding if you should do it in the first place, to the materials you'll need, to deciding the right amount to raise, and more.Read More