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 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...
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Why You Shouldn’t Care About Competitors

One of the more overwhelming entrepreneurial challenges is seeing someone else, someone better funded, better equipped, or with better name recognition than you, tackling...
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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...
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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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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...
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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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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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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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