Startups are hard. For the first few years of a company, forward momentum is largely due to founders pushing every day. The weight of the company rests…
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Changing economic markets suggests a shift in how some companies should operate, as well as what risks to assume for 2023
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In each technology wave the value, revenue, market cap, profits and great people captured by startups versus incumbents differs. In some waves it all…
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Prior to COVID, there were only 3 companies in tech that reached any real scale as remote first companies - Automattic, Gitlab, and Zapier [1]. During…
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NLP & AI Revolution - Transformers and Large Language Models (LLMs) Part of the challenge of “AI” is we keep raising the bar on what it means for…
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About a month ago, I wrote a tweet storm on the changing startup financing and employment environment. This blog captures aspects of that tweet storm…
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With Elon Musk joining the board of Twitter, now is a good time to consider all the things Twitter should be doing, that it has never done. There are…
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Every 8-10 years, the technology industry used to go through a boom and bust cycle. A new technology or platform would emerge, there would be rampant…
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One of the interesting aspects of the Theranos trial is the degree to which some folks are buying into part of the defense's narrative that "Theranos…
I have previously written about Unicorn Market Cap and Industry towns in 2019 and 2020. Over the last 8 months the number of tech startups worth $1B or…
The last year has demonstrated repeatedly the lack of societal preparation for multiple forms of threats to our country and world. Examples of this…
When your company is scaling rapidly due to product market fit, one of the biggest impediments (or boosters) to growth will turn out to be the…