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

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...
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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...
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Why I Built A Microscope Instead of Writing My Book

True story: I recently made a microscope out of an old computer charger box, the lens from of a CDROM drive, and a bunch...
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How Will You Make Money?

How will your company make money? You should have an answer to the question “How will your company make money?” early on. You may...
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What Are The Different Stages of Startup Fundraising?

Fundraising is complicated. We’ve Been There and We’re Here to Help You Through It. The early days of a company can be utopian: a...
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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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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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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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