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First Time Entrepreneur? Just DO S@#t!

May 26, 2020

What is the most important advice I would give to first time entrepreneurs? Answer: Well, do things! Build stuff I got a question[...]

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Big Deal: Joe Rogan’s Podcast on Spotify Only

May 20, 2020

This is a big move for Spotify. In some ways it's like the huge content deals sites like Netflix, HBO, Disney+ and Apple TV+ did when th[...]

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How to Email Investors [The CEO Library Newsletter]

May 18, 2020

I send a weekly email with startup advice, strategy, tactics and tips. You can read more about it and subscribe here. [...]

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How to Validate a Software/App Idea with Less than $200: A Case Study of MavenHut’s Solitaire Arena

May 12, 2020

Do you really need a product to show when you start a new business? The truth is you can actually start a business without a product.[...]

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How Much Seed Funding Do You Ask For Your Startup?

May 07, 2020

You're raising seed funding for your startup. How Much Seed Funding Do You Ask For Your Startup? [toc] We raised approx. $700,000 [...]

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How to find a startup cofounder (and convince them to join you)

May 06, 2020

What's the best way to convince someone to join you as a co-founder of your startup? Maybe the better question is: is there a best way t[...]

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What motivates startup early employees?

May 06, 2020

Once you find a cofounder, you will probably try to find some employees. And you need to find ways to motivate the early employees. Trut[...]

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Don’t start a SIDE business, start a business

May 05, 2020

The question I answered in this video is "Should I start a side business while working a 9 to 5 job?" To start with the conclusion: i[...]

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Startup Founder Work-Life Balance: Is It Possible?

May 04, 2020

Is it possible to have a work-life balance as an entrepreneur at the early stage of your startup? The answer: NO! And an emphatic NO [...]

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Books to Read in March 2020 [Poll] – The CEO Library Book Club

February 24, 2020

Later edit: Based on your vote, the book to read in March 2020 is... The Hard thing about Hard Things, by Ben Horowitz. See the voting pe[...]

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