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Scarcity + Urgency

I’ve always loved Joel Spolsky’s post on Fire + Motion: it sums up in just two words the basic playbook of most startups (and many big companies as well): move fast and break shit. There’s another pair of words that I find myself repeating all the time in conversations with founders — Scarcity + Urgency continue…

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The Eye of the Needle

It’s fundraising season once again in Startupland and early-stage founders are feeling the pinch. The starting gun went off on Labor Day — when VC partners returned from their summer holidays, put their kids back in school and started showing up for partner meetings again. The fundraising circuit will run white hot from now until continue…