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Pricing determines your business

This is a great article about how price drives business model decisions. “Price is not an exercise in maximizing some micro-economic supply/demand curve, slapped post-facto onto the product. Rather, it fundamentally determines the nature of the product and the structure […]

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The founder’s guide to markets

Markets matter for startups, so founders should pick great ones! “Problem is, there are no clear frameworks to figure out what a great market is. Traditional advice is to target markets that are large and/or growing fast. That’s vague. So, […]

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VCs say they’re still open for business

Axios informally surveyed about 40 firms and they all stated they’re still making deals despite the current economic (and health) environment. I suspect this is an optimistic assessment and we’re going to see a slow-down in funding. To be fair, […]

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Hard startups

Sam Altman writes, “The most counterintuitive secret about startups is that it’s often easier to succeed with a hard startup than an easy one.” | learn more

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The risk of distributing risk

Lambda School is a startup programming school that uses income sharing agreements to tie tuition payments to students’ income (no income = no tuition). That leaves ‘accounts receivable’ stretching out for years, so they sell it off to outside investors […]