A meaty list of key readings for founders as they go into 2023 ready to crush it.
How a Board Can Support Founder & CEO Success
Founders and CEOS have an important, and frequently untapped, resource in the form of their Board of Directors and Advisory Board Members.
Your Startup Grows Faster than Your People
A lesson learned for startup founders: Planning early for team growth can pay dividends down the road, especially when your startup is growing fast.
Taking Calculated Risks (When Launching Your Startup)
In her new book, Anne Cocquyt lays out how taking the time to understand WHY you want to become an entrepreneur and WHY you want to start a business is key to success.
5 Common Pitch Deck Design Mistakes
Various components come together to ultimately work to deliver the story you want to tell about your business. Here’s what not to do.
In fundraising, ignore the competition and run your own race
Don’t let your competitor’s successful raise announcements distract you. To achieve big things, you must run your own race.
Are VCs Racist? Explaining the Capital Gap
An experienced venture capitalist dives into the difficult topic of who truly has access to capital, and how that access is often gained.
The Power of an Equitable Parental Leave Policy
One Series A Founder & CEO walks through her experiences being pregnant while running her startup, and the leave policy she put in place to support parents in her workforce.
The Most Destructive Advice for Female Founders
As an exited founder and startup mentor, Holly Liu has seen plenty of good and bad advice given to woman founders. Here’s some of the most destructive.
6 Healthcare Tips for Early-Stage Startups
A few healthcare tips for early-stage startups to make it easier to find the right health insurance coverage for employees.
Startup Lessons I Learned The Hard Way
I’m a three-time YC founder and sold my last startup to Microsoft. Nobody tells this to new founders who are starting out, and I wish someone had told me. So, I will share with you my three-part series that covers the lessons from each part of the startup journey.
Five Things NOT to do in Business
There are plenty of actions founders know are great for growing their startups. But what about the things they definitely shouldn’t do?
Tech Founders: 10 Signs You’re “Too Late” to Start Working On Diversity
Startup founders often wait until growing to 50 (or 300!) employees before they start working seriously on diversity, equity, inclusion, and/or belonging.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Local Startup Community
Local business and startup communities are incredibly rich ground for help – it’s likely you could benefit from reaching out to folks in your community who’ve already been where you’re headed.