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Jun
15
Startup Lean Coffee
Fundraising
Fundraising Thoughts
Startup Lean Coffee is a free, monthly gathering for founders to share experiences and ask questions in a safe, fun, lightly-facilitated format. In May, we covered topics like culture, fundraising (or not), technical co-founders (or not), hiring a CTO (or not), MVPs, and product-market fit. Sign up for the next Startup Lean Coffee, which will be on Friday, June 28th at 9am.
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May
11
Startup Lean Coffee
Strategy
Startup Strategy & Execution
Startup Lean Coffee is a free, monthly gathering for founders to share experiences and ask questions in a safe, fun, lightly-facilitated format. In April, we covered topics like equity-based compensation, OKRs, IP protection, marketing, sales, staying out of the weeds, humans, founder challenges, seed financing, and quitting your job to start a company. Sign up for the next Startup Lean Coffee, which will be on Tuesday, May 21st at 9am.
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Apr
11
Startup Lean Coffee
People
Remote Workers and Company Credibility
Startup Lean Coffee is a free, monthly gathering for founders to share experiences and ask questions in a safe, fun, lightly-facilitated format. In March, we covered topics like growth marketing, when to give up on a startup, remote teams, naming a startup, and how much equity to sell. Sign up for the next Startup Lean Coffee, which will be on April 26 at 9am.
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Mar
11
Startup Lean Coffee
Startup Lean Coffee
Startup Lean Coffee is a free, monthly gathering for founders to share experiences and ask questions in a safe, fun, lightly-facilitated format. In February, we covered topics like communicating complex ideas, what are the newest surprising behaviors, maintaining trust in a remote team, what are the most interesting new technologies, the art of selling/persuasion, alternatives to venture capital, consumer marketing outside of social media, outsourcing vs. hiring, and what would transform your business.
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May
26
Strategy
The Five Hour Strategy Sprint
The Five Hour Strategy Sprint will allow you to rapidly define where you are going, what you need to do to get there, how you’ll measure your progress, and what you can safely defer. By following this approach, you will not just define your strategy, but also create shared understanding and buy-in across your team and establish a habit of continuous improvement.
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May
04
Cannabis
Strategy
Innovation + Cannabis
Technological innovation can make the world a better place; the hyper-growth legal cannabis industry provides a rare opportunity for technological innovation. I am very excited to be working with some amazing cannabis, health, finance, advertising, robotics, agriculture, and media companies, helping them innovate by optimizing how they experiment and learn!
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