Last month, I was privileged to have been invited to participate on an entrepreneurship panel at the Annual Women in Computing Conference,..
In my recent post called Growth Hacking Will Kill Startup, I summarized what your early growth strategy should be:
- Build a product tha..
Launching a product is easy. Building a company with fast growth is brutally hard.
Every waking moment you spend on your startup, y..
Too many non-developers see coding as a daunting skill to learn. It’s sad, but I don’t question why.
As someone who was once looking fo..
In a recent post I shared the three main responsibilities of founders:
– Build a great team
– Set the vision
– Keep money in the ..
Starting a new company is hard. Let me rephrase that, starting a new company is like getting kicked in the pants every single day of the w..
Growing up I was very, very, very competitive.
I was raised in the era of the “I will eat your lunch” school of thought and winning to ..
Love them or hate them, meetings play a crucial role in startup life. At a practical level, meetings are one of the main settings for prob..
My father was a business person who worked in a corporate environment his entire life. He did well for himself, my mom, my brother and I, ..
Paid acquisition should be a great channel for your startup. One of the most critical decisions early stage companies have to make is how ..
On September 16th Lightspeed announced a new $61M round of funding. On September 17th Breather announced $20M in new financing. And yester..
In my last post I wrote about why you should “Stop pitching your startup”. Today I’m going to tell you how to craft an amazing elevator p..
Wait, what? Don’t pitch your startup?
Yup, you read right.
You’re probably thinking that goes against everything you’ve ever been told…
Last week I published a post to explain why everyone in your startup should have stock options.
In it I mentioned that CEOs have 3 main ..
Over the last 10 years of running and building tech startups, I’ve built up my fair share of experiences. I’ve had businesses in Montreal ..