Over the weekend, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler sent a response to the letter that over 100 VCs and angel investors submitted last week. In the letter, we stressed the importance of an open internet as a foundation for the stunning levels of investment and innovation we’ve seen in the internet…
Keep this up and they’re going to retire your jersey! That’s 100 check-ins!
Knowing where you’re going is a big part of getting others to join you for the ride.
Despite the current trends advocated by roombapreneurs, “pivoting” is a last-resort.
It’s the kind of thing I’d advocate if I was merely buying a call option on your team. ”Hell ya, try a bunch of different things and hopefully you’ll be one of the 5% of my call options that hits the lotto.”
It’s a bullshit way to “invest” and it’s an even worse way to build a company.
I want to ride with people that will find a way over the concrete wall, not “pivot” like some kind of roomba bouncing aimlessly off of every little obstacle.
Know where you’re going. Get the girl.
A startup’s existence hinges on the ability to see what’s working (or not working) and then quickly improve your product based on what you learned.
That means you must MEASURE ALL THINGS. Well… not exactly. Although measuring everything sounds good in principle, it quickly overwhelms…
And now the story of a wealthy mother who lost everything, and the one town that had no choice but to let her live there… It’s Parks & [Expletive].
This pleases me.