https://www.mattangriffel.com/ Co-founder of One Month. Faculty at Columbia Business School. I write about startups, technology, and philosophy.

     



38 Stories by Mattan Griffel

Exit Strategies for Startups

Wait — you just started a company, why do you need an exit strategy? The nature of being the head of a venture-backed startup is that...
2 2 min read

How to Get a Job at a Startup

How to get a job at a startup People are constantly asking me how to get a job at a startup. It’s can feel like...
2 4 min read

Startup NDAs: Why you shouldn’t be afraid of someone stealing your startup idea

This is probably the biggest topic I run into when I talk to would be founders. They ask questions like: How can I protect...
2 3 min read

What is Growth Hacking?

Growth Hacking is Marketing + Coding. Growth hacking is marketing + coding. It includes things like: landing page optimization, SEO, public relations, advertising, and...
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How to Say No

There are a lot of great blog posts and books out there about how we should all say ‘No’ to more things in order to focus more on...
0 6 min read

Does Your Startup Need A Growth Hacker

Does every startup need a growth hacker? Most startups find themselves facing the same problem: they build a product that very few people end...
1 2 min read

How Do You Balance Your Time Between Execution and Managing People

More of a running a business question, but how much of your time do you spend executing vs. being in meetings, conferences etc? (I’m...
1 1 min read

Ruby vs. Python: What’s the Difference?

Which is better Ruby or Python? I’ve used both Ruby and Python in my work — and while they’re similar, they’re also different in...
11 3 min read

Finding A Technical Co-Founder Or Developer For Your Startup

How do you find a co-founder or a developer to come onboard your startup? How do you speak to Code Monkeys? And what do you...
1 4 min read