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

3 Ways to Know If A Developer Is Good

If you don’t necessarily have a technical background and you’re thinking about bringing in a developer, how do you assess them? How do you...
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Why You Should Learn Python As Your Next (or First) Programming Language

We’ve got a major course release coming up! The Python course was so successful that we’ve decided to up our game even more by...
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The Perfect Follow Up To One Month Rails

Why should someone who already took One Month Rails take One Month Ruby? Well, for one, you know very little about Ruby so far....
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What Are Convertible Notes and Why Use Them?

Throughout our previous entries on raising funds as a startup, we’ve been talking about raising money for your company by sharing equity with venture...
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Storytelling For Startups

In light of our recent Storytelling for Business course announcement, this Founder Friday, I wanted to talk about storytelling for startups and how you...
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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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Maintaining Healthy Relationships While Working at a Startup

The thing about putting your all into your startup is that, technically, then you don’t have anything left for the other important facets of...
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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 Do Startups (Plus Startups vs. MBAs)

Why do I do Startups? When you’re running a startup you certainly don’t do it for the money. Paper valuations, even those worth millions,...
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