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As More Workers Go Solo, the Software Stack Is the New Firm
The rise of vertical-specific software tailored to lawyers, personal trainers, recruiters, hair stylists, and everyone else striking out on their own.

The Executive Recruiting Playbook
Greylock executive talent partner Holly Rose Faith provides her playbook for recruiting and hiring high-level talent. Faith, who has helped land executive hires for startups such as Roblox, Nextdoor, and Databricks, says it all comes down to having a solid system in place for each step of the process.

How the BAYC took over the NFT world in a matter of months.
Who are the Bored Apes? Their unique, boring style enabled them to garner widespread attention throughout the space and they’re a project that springs to mind immediately as you mention the word NFT. But how did they rise to the top and what can we learn from them? Let’s dive deep into the swamp and uncover the success behind the Bored Ape Yacht Club.

I started SaaS companies in 2013 and 2021. Here's how things have changed


Marketing, Sales and PR

Scaling to $100 Million
The definitive benchmarking report on how cloud companies grow operationally efficient businesses and scale to $100 million in ARR (and beyond).

How Bolt Added Billions to Its Valuation
Bolt completely changed how they negotiate deals and in the last 90 days, they’ve closed more deals than ever before in Bolt’s history. Here are 10 tactics they use today to negotiate Bolt’s best deals.


Money and Finance

An Unpredictable Reopening In Venture Capital

Win The ‘Sure Things’ Or Find The Hidden Gems? What’s My Job As A VC?

How to Impress VCs with your Startup Model (Part 1): Tactical Tips for Financial Modeling


Startups of the Week

Unlock
Unlock is an open source, Ethereum-based protocol designed to streamline membership benefits for online communities.

qikfox 
qikfox is a smart browser designed to keep you safe from online scams, fake websites, and annoying ads. It enhances your privacy by blocking cookies, trackers and sophisticated data mining methods. The only browser that comes with an inbuilt anti-malware system. 


Tips, Tools and Services

The Ultimate Guide to Running Executive Meetings — 25 Tips from Top Startup Leaders
Frustrated with your Executive team meetings? We tapped 25 top leaders from the startup C-Suite to share their tested tips, from getting started with an executive team to crafting the agenda and tracking success. Whether you're a first-time CEO or seasoned startup leader, there are plenty of new ideas to try from folks at Superhuman, Lattice, Asana and more. 

10 Questions Most PMs Haven’t Asked Their Audience (But Should)
User research is key to being an effective product manager (PM). Here are 10 microsurvey questions to ask users in their customer journey.

How To Navigate Product Management Specializations


 
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