Ryan Hoover shares why building an audience is one of the most important things when you’re creating a product or company. Product Hunt would have been DOA if he hadn’t built his name and personal community first.
Chris Winfield used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week… He let his work be a big part of how he defined himself. He wore those insane hours like a badge of honor and loved telling people how “busy” he was. Sound familiar?
Many first-time founders seek advice when thinking about what ideas would be great for a startup company and receive the wrong advice that you need to focus on a billion-dollar idea. There are very few ideas that are obviously a billion-dollar idea from the start. So what should you do? Mark Suster explains.
Imagine you’ve spent years working on a startup with the hope and a credible plan to build a billion dollar business and along the way get an offer for $100M? You still believe in your vision, but a nine-figure sale would represent a rich premium based on your traction and early revenue growth. Should you take it? Micah Rosenbloom shares his thoughts.