When has your startup found product/market fit?

When has your startup found product/market fit?

Marc Andreessen laid out the original framework for the notion of product/market fit. In his original blog post, Andreessen stated: Product/market fit means being in a good market with a product that can satisfy that market. You can always feel when product/market fit...
The Most Important Financial Metric for Startups

The Most Important Financial Metric for Startups

Most companies assume that revenue is the most important financial metric. While revenue is important, it isn’t the most important metric. The most important metric is gross margin. Gross margin matters more than just strictly revenue because gross margin allows...
Making Big Ideas Happen: Getting the Outcome You Want

Making Big Ideas Happen: Getting the Outcome You Want

Recently, I’ve been spending a lot time thinking about how to make big ideas happen. Getting the outcome you want, when a lot of people think your ideas are unrealistic, is insanely challenging. To conquer the task of making insane ideas reality, I decided to...
What is growth hacking?

What is growth hacking?

The term growth hacking keeps gaining in popularity. However, many people are still puzzled by what it actually means and end up left asking the question, “What is a growth hacking?” In this post, I am not only going to explain what a growth hacker is,...
Founder depression: The roller coaster

Founder depression: The roller coaster

Having my own company has been the biggest emotional roller coaster of my life. On some days, I’m beyond ecstatic; on other days I’m deeply down. I honestly have no reason to be down about my company or life. Everything is going astonishingly well and my company is...
A great company doesn’t care about itself

A great company doesn’t care about itself

One of the greatest things that I have learned from running a company over the last 3 months is that a great company doesn’t care about itself. This might sound somewhat odd and counterintuitive; but it’s immensely true. I learned this lesson by...

Long walks have helped me grow my business fast

I’ve learned the most important lessons about my business not while working, but by reflecting on my work on long walks. Walking is a new habit I’ve formed and it has helped me be more creative, have a more level mood, better understand the world around...