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

How to Setup Vagrant for Rails

How to Setup Vagrant for Rails Overview This will take about 20 minutes. Vagrant is a tool to automatically setup a development environment inside...
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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...
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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...
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The Hard Thing About Hard Feedback

When you’re a founder, you take a lot of feedback on different things. It doesn’t quite get annoying, that’s not the right word for...
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Learning Hack: The Pomodoro Technique

What is the Pomodoro Technique? Pomodoros are a simple learning and productivity technique. We all get burnt out or spend time doing stuff that’s...
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10 Reasons Beginners Should Learn Ruby on Rails

I often get asked the question: “What programming language should I learn?” If you’re totally new to programming I highly recommend Ruby on Rails....
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Why Codecademy Didn’t Work for Me

As someone who learned how to code pretty recently, I’m frustrated by the way that coding is taught to beginners. I wanted to learn...
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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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Why Should You Incorporate Your Startup In Delaware?

Startup Series: Why Delaware? Why should you incorporate your startup in Delaware, even if you’ve never been there?* A whole lot of companies in...
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