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Welcome to issue 638 of Founder Weekly. Let's get straight to the links this week.
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How AI will create more successful founders
When a major new technology comes out, huge new opportunities open up for founders that get in on the ground floor. Fortunes were made when the app store came out, when online payments became easy, and when the web itself was brand new. In this episode of Dalton and Michael we’ll talk about why this is that moment for AI, who will find those opportunities, and where to look for the people that’ll help you find them faster.

Playing to Win vs. Playing to Make Plan
here are two basic ways to play the Silicon Valley startup game: playing to win and playing to make plan.

Time sinks and money sinks
How business models drive product design and user behavior.


Marketing, Sales and PR

Does AI have a gross margin problem?
Can AI overcome the gross margin doubters?

Gong’s LinkedIn Takeovers Playbook
How to Maximize LinkedIn’s Presence to Generate and Capture Demand.


Money and Finance

Seed is broken. Here’s how to fix it
Seed is a different game now than it was 10 years ago, for both founders and investors. It deserves a rethink.

Terms to watch in an LOI
Someone wants to buy your business? Awesome. Before you spend a bunch of time with the acquirer, below are the details you’ll need to know. Much of the language is taken verbatim from a bid instruction letter that one of our investment bankers supplied us with.

Founder Salary Report 2024
This report will give you a sense of what your peers are doing, along with key differences from 2023, and what the trends are for companies like yours.
 
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