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Why Google Should Sell Nest.

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Go-To-Market Fit: The Missing Link for Enterprise Growth

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Are You Working on a Side Project or a Startup?

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17 Creative Brainstorming Methods That (Might) Produce Brilliance

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Want To Become A Multi-Millionaire? Do These 15 Things Immediately.

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Copycats are always out there: Startup Survival Guide

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How focusing on the customer (not the competition) brought us over 1 million new...

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Do you get the feeling apps are getting dumber?

They are, and that’s a good thing. Behind the surprising simplicity of some of today’s top apps, smart developers are realizing that they’re able...

The Importance of Building a Platform Company in the Modern Economy

Working with early-stage companies is an exciting opportunity, whether it is reviewing potential investments as an angel investor or advising those in the community...

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Do you remember the first time you were handed $20 by your parents or received your first paycheck from a part-time job while in...

Want to build a successful startup? Adopt these 3 mindsets immediately.

What if you put in time, money and effort to create a product, to see that no one buys it? You’ve put your hopes and...

Confessions of a Startup Mole in a Dumb Big Company

On September 21st 2015, I walked past the smell of weed and cigarettes at 1455 Market in SF to my new job at Square, an...

From Unfundable to Unstoppable

Last week, Brian Chesky published an open letter to the AirBnB communityabout what it means to him to be a modern company. In it, he...

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