Questions ask potential cofounder

What questions should you ask a potential startup cofounder?

The foundation of a startup is critical. The founders are quite figuratively the foundation upon which a company is built over a period of years. Jumping head first into co-founder relationship without ever making sure everyone is on the same page is frankly insanity. So question if you should even go to that founder dating event… Startup sucks sometimes and …

Advice for first time CEO's

First time startup CEO advice

TL;DR: Are you a first-time startup founder looking for CEO advice? There is a whole bunch you don’t know. I threw together 23 points to think about, loosely organized around topics. I’ll update this over time. Here we go with CEO advice: Be careful about which investor you marry: You can’t get divorced to an investor. If investors treat you badly …

How big Can this get ?

How big can this get? Market sizing has killed many startup fundraises

TL;DR: Learn why market size is one of the most important factors and can lead to a startup not being funded. It’s because if your market is not huge your startup can never Market sizing. It’s something I have always struggled with, despite being analytical and knowing the theoretical fundamentals. To me it is sort of intuitive; the market is …

Ask dumb questions. It’s the smartest thing you can do startup investment

Ask dumb questions. It’s the smartest thing you can do

Without a doubt, the single most informative piece of advice in my formative years came from my uncle. Ironically, it came from asking dumb questions. In this blog I’m going to talk about asking dumb questions and why they are critical for your personal development and that of your startup. How smart… are you? My uncle was the smartest person …

Techcrunch startup conference hustle business

Top 5 tips to hustle startup conferences – Hacking TechCrunch Disrupt

A startup from Singapore called PIF (Pay It Forward) wrote an epic blog on hustle and it is required reading for any startup founder planning to go to a startup conference. I’m going to summarise the tl;dr for you here, but read the blog! Is TechCrunch Disrupt (Read any startup conferences) even worth the effort? Startup conferences are expensive “$2k …