Honest Advice on Starting a Company

Mark Suster: Honest Advice on Starting a Company

Interesting talk, here are very few notes mainly for myself:

  • Do basic research about the market (spreadsheet with basic economic, pay -> what am i replacing, 3rd party -> Ads ? what is the CPM ? Clickthrough, History of the Industry)
  • Get a prototype (almost a requirement to show and explain vc and business angel what you are working after
  • Diverse team
  • Vest funding (need to find out more about that)
  • Name = URL
  • “VC is worse than marriage”
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