Inevitable founders are deeply connected to the mission of their companies. There is no plan B for the inevitable. The interests are aligned.
For the last 24 months, Facebook has been working hard at integrating everything. Gotta love network effects. That is the type of company one should build.
Why are you and your team the right people to solve this problem? Founder authenticity is paramount when funding a startup.
Founders and investors must understand that the vast minority of companies are supposed to be venture-backed, not the opposite.
In startup land, we build multi-billion-dollar empires in less than a decade. In startup land, self-reliance is paramount.
Startups are like a jetski. When you turn them left, they go left in a furious manner. Large companies are shipyards. They're often slow and complicated.
Growing up, personally or as a corporation, is extremely painful. In change management, about 35% of the people will churn out. No pain, no gain.