The Vault

‘Where Do Venture Capital Dollars Actually Come From? This Visual Explains’ by Lee Hower
July 16, 2018

Securing venture capital is often a crucial piece to achieving startup success, but most of us don’t really know where it…

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‘How Leadership Can Align Culture With Values’ by Dr. Cameron Sepah
July 16, 2018

Very rarely does a company’s culture actually reflect their lofty values. Dr. Cameron Sepah, serial entrepreneur, executive coach and psychiatry professor…

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‘A Primer on Startup SEO’ by Casey Winters
June 19, 2018

Casey Winters, Greylock’s growth advisor-in-residence, Pinterest’s former growth lead and GrubHub’s first marketer, gives you his guidelines on how to assess…

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‘The Jeff Bezos Way: How to Design Your Ideal Future’ by Zat Rana
June 19, 2018

As a startup founder, devising a strong decision-making framework can set you firmly on the path to success. Learn to make…

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‘The Startup Founder’s Guide to Analytics’ by Tristan Handy
June 18, 2018

Getting a good grasp of data can give your startup a competitive advantage. Tristan Handy, founder, and CEO of Fishtown Analytics…

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‘The Hardest Lessons for Startups to Learn’ by Paul Graham
June 18, 2018

If you’re looking for startup advice from the best in the business, take it from Paul Graham – YCombinator co-founder, scientist,…

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‘The Product Manager vs. The Strategist’ by Julia Mitelman
June 8, 2018

Product managers and strategists curate and shape your world. They pick specific problems and devise innovative solutions to meet your needs…

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‘Thoughts on building weatherproof companies’ by Lars Dalgaard
June 7, 2018

Adopting a longer-term approach while building a company leads to wiser decisions on hiring, sales, and culture. Successful companies cannot be…

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‘Letting Go of Efficiency Can Accelerate Your Company — Here’s How’ by Adam Pisoni
June 7, 2018

In a world where the future is increasingly uncertain and unpredictable, this article from First Round encourages shifting focus away from…

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’12 Indisputable Laws Of Great Management’ by Laura Coe
June 7, 2018

It is impossible to build a strong, sustainable business without solid management. Investing in uncovering and learning valuable management principles will…

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