tech, startups, internet

Anduril, the new defense startup.

“Anduril is a rare, paradoxical creation, Mario Gabriele argues: a defense contractor that moves like a startup, a software business disguised as a seller of hardware, and a weapons manufacturer, in pursuit of peace.” | learn more

tech, startups, internet

Burning cash, Fast.

“Fast, a buzzy startup that attracted more than $120 million in investment to help people expedite online purchases, is shutting down, according to the company’s chief executive, Domm Holland.” | learn more

better doing

Joining hypergrowth startups.

“The advice is meant for anyone joining the early stages of a hypergrowth team (15-150 people; multiplying in revenue, investments and/or headcount). Usually in the first 1-3 years of a startup. Most of the advice I would not give in […]

tech, startups, internet

How to shut down a startup.

“Just six weeks earlier, in October 2020, Petal had finalized pricing for manufacturing its germ-freezing trash can, which consumers could use to get rid of germs in their trash and eliminate odors. Then, the cost of manufacturing the product shot […]

retail therapy

The illusion of the millennial aesthetic

“By all appearances, Great Jones was a startup success story. Launched by the childhood friends Sierra Tishgart and Maddy Moelis in 2018, the direct-to-consumer kitchenware line positioned itself as a hipper, more affordable update to legacy brands such as Le […]