The resilience of founders is ultimately why I love working on startups so much. They’re this rare breed of people that nothing can stop. They don’t know the meaning of no and they choose to plough through the craziest of hurdles. It’s inspiring to see and watch and learn from. It’s a high bar for … Continue reading Never say die
If you’re a startup founder considering applying for an accelerator like Y Combinator*, you’ll have many considerations on your mind Things like, is it worth the ~7% of equity for the $120K or, how will I move down there for 12 weeks, or have I gotten enough traction to show that customers want what I’m … Continue reading Is Y Combinator for me?
It’s startup accelerator application time which means I’m now on the other side, reviewing applications and trying to help others get their startups funded by folks like Y Combinator. The top programs are notoriously hard to get into, not just because of the sheer number of applicants, but because ultimately this is a decision of … Continue reading Applying to an accelerator? Don't make these mistakes.