Startups: Not for the faint of heart. Pro consulting on the side until your bootstrap revenues are sufficient.
Startup vs. Company. Spencer Fry: “Startups are easy. Companies are hard.” I feel this way too.
My new crazy idea: Startup time. Lauren’s thinking about starting a digital news organization in Porterville, California.
Painless Functional Specifications. Why you should write functional specs, according to Joel Spolsky. Excellent series from all the way back in year two triple zero. Read part two, part three and part four as well.
Why Startups Fail: An Analysis of Post-Mortems. Valuable insights and possibilities to consider.
Building the trunk, first. How Carbonmade made it to where it is today, and why it’s only 1% of what it will be in 5 years. (via Andrew Spittle)
How Facebook Ships Code. Brings new meaning to the phrase “developer-driven culture.”
Startup Lessons from Constant Contact. Average selling price of $37/month with 375k customers. Holy shit.
For a friend, these are links I pulled together when researching CoPress’ equity split Fall 2009. Startup Equity Distribution Notice that I used the word allocation above. Allocated means not vested. In my mind all founders stock should have either a milestone or time based… Continue reading →
The Startup Diet. How to stay productive, healthy and feeling great on $4 per person per day.