Most Startups Are Undercharging

Most of the time, people are way undercharging for their product. For some reason, the idea is out there that you should either not charge for your product or you charge such a tiny fraction of what you could be charging that that you’re you’re not set up for

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Raise Money For a Startup

Raising money for a startup presented by Wall Street survivor Stockholm. Here’s Richard. Richard came up with a brilliant idea. He can compress videos at a much higher rate than any other company on the market. But you can’t just sell an idea. You have to build a

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Why Fundraising Is Different In Silicon Valley?

The other day, I did office hours with a Weissert company, and they were very concerned about fundraising because they had tried really hard to fundraise in their local community. They grew up in North Carolina and it was impossible for them to raise any money. So they said

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Working at Big Tech Companies Can Be a Trap

So one of the most common misconceptions about startups is that you have to have experience at a big company in order to start one. There’s a little nugget of truth inside this misconception. Certainly getting experience in the working environment gives you access to a

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Consume Information That Encourages You To Do More

You want to really think about what kind of information you’re consuming? You re very thoughtful that it’s information that encourages you to do more and to actually work on the thing you’re aspiring to do. And that isn’t implicitly discouraging.

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How Much Equity to Give Your Cofounder

How much equity to give your co-founders? This is a problem and a question that a lot of people have written about. And you can see a lot of varied advice online. My perspective is that most founders are missing a couple of key points when divvying up their equity. The first

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What Makes The Top 10% Of Founders Different?

When I started NYC, I didn’t really have enough context to know. As a founder of my own company, of course, had my own friends. But that was a relatively small sample size. Over the last 13 batches, I’ve gotten to interact with about over twenty five hundred

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Coping with Founder Depression

Someone asked us online how to overcome founder depression, starting a company is hard. It is often very, very lonely. You’re doing a thing that is in some ways kind of crazy and maybe a little bit stupid in that you’re taking a huge risk and you’re out on

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