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my interest in your startup is inversely proportional to your use of the future tense. (tell me what you've done, not what you're gonna do)
dear every startup considerg an acqui-hire bcz u feel u owe me somethg -- i'd rather invest in ur next biz than see u serve a year in hell.
denying your own passion is the worst form of oppression... embrace your desire; it may set your soul aflame, but it will also set u free.
startups should NOT be measured by how much FUNDING they raise, rather by how much AWESOME they create / REVENUE they get.
#startup101: 1) customer? 2) problem/desire? 3) product/solutn? 4) distributn? 5) monetiztn? 6) competn? 7) team? #launch
success comes from repeated attempts, falling down after many failures, getting back up w/ help of friends. just don't quit. #500strong
if u describe yourself as "a visionary", u may or may not be 1, but u sure as hell are a big douchebag.
the ability 2 learn/understand is directly correlated 2 fearlessness in admitting ignorance + asking lots of dumb Qs.
steps 2 create a great startup: 1) make it fun 2) make it worthwhile 3) do it with fun, worthwhile people. #500strong
DEAR VCs/ANGELS: if you ask for pro-forma revenue projections for immature startups, you are wasting their time. STOP IT.
Geeks, Entrepreneurs, Startups -- The Internet Revolution. Founding Partner & Sith Lord, @500Startups.