Startup Lessons

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...
Mattan Griffel
2 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...
Mattan Griffel
4 min read

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...
Mattan Griffel
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...
Mattan Griffel
4 min read

Startup NDAs: Why you shouldn’t be afraid of someone…

This is probably the biggest topic I run into when I talk to would be founders. They ask questions like: How can I protect...
Mattan Griffel
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...
Mattan Griffel
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How To Decide Between Indiegogo vs. Kickstarter

As an entrepreneur, three of your favorite words are most likely “let’s DO this!” Advanced thinking and forward motion are where your comfort levels...
Chris Castiglione
3 min read

How to Raise Money for Your Startup

I wanted to follow up one of my previous posts about How to Get into Y Combinator — in which I talk about the four kinds...
Chris Castiglione
4 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...
Mattan Griffel
2 min read