Examples and tactics for getting the most out of your investors
Step 1: How to come up with an idea
«Step 1: INSIGHT: Come up with your idea ← This post Step 2: AUDIENCE: Identify your super-specific who Step 3: HOOK: Craft your pitch Step 4: REACH: Find your early adopters where they are Step 5: RETAIN: Iterate until enough people stick around»
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Considering every startup confronts this question at some point, I was surprised by how little has been written about it. Particularly anything actionable. So I decided to do my own digging. I spent…
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«Take your time; this is important if you want your salary to reflect your value. If everyone wants you, you’ll be calling the shots later.»
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My take on the PM role
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