What Makes a Successful Internet Startup?

What Makes a Successful Startup? | Dissecting Successful Internet Startups to find the Secret Sauce No one knows, but here’s a rough answer, thanks to the guys at Startup Genome. 1. Founders that learn are more successful: Startups that have helpful mentors, track metrics effectively, and learn from startup thought leaders raise 7x more money […]

Startups Are Hard

Startups are Hard An excellent post on startups and what it means to be an entrepreneur by @jazzychad of Notifo and PicAFight. Startups are Hard Startups are hard. No, startups are damn hard. Contrary to popular belief, there are no clouds of money that float around Silicon Valley and rain on anyone that utters the […]

Entrepreneurs and Nontrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs and Nontrepreneurs There are two kinds of people – entrepreneurs and nontrepreneurs. I’m currently a nontrepreneur, aspiring to be an entrepreneur. And here’s an awesome post by Chris Dixon on the subject. There are two kinds of people in the world You’ve either started a company or you haven’t. ”Started” doesn’t mean joining as […]

Best Paul Graham Essays

Best Essays on Startups and Entrepreneurship by Paul Graham Paul Graham is probably one of the best writers in the world. All the essays he has written over the years are excellent, and should be read by every aspiring entrepreneur, but these are the ones which I think are the top essays / best articles […]

A Message to Graduating Students

A Message to Graduating Students and Aspiring Entrepreneurs This is the transcript of a talk given by Brad Feld, an entrepreneur and angel investor, to a class of graduating MBAs. So awesome, that I had to post it. Imagine that you are 45 and are looking back on your last 15-20 years. Is your work, […]