Startup Lessons

No One Cares (About Your MVP)

In this Founder Friday, I answer your questions about MVPs. Questions like: “How early should I release my MVP?” (It was basically just iterations...
Chris Castiglione
1 min read

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

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...
Mattan Griffel
1 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

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,...
Mattan Griffel
2 min read

What is a Minimum Viable Product?

It’s a tool for finding product market-fit (AKA when people love your product and/or want to pay you for it) Wikipedia some great info...
Chris Castiglione
3 min read

Admitting When Things Aren’t Perfect

No you’re not perfect but you’re not your mistakes. — Kayne West We tend to have a hard time admitting when things aren’t going great. When...
Mattan Griffel
2 min read

10 Reasons Beginners Should Learn Ruby on Rails

If you’re new to programming, what language should you learn first? I often get asked the question: “What programming language should I learn?” If you’re...
Mattan Griffel
3 min read