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The Complete Guide to Bootstrapping Your Startup 
Learn how Aytekin Tank bootstrapped Jotform from zero to 10 million users with zero founding.

Playing, Earning, Working, and Learning
Play-to-earn games as an interface for work and learning.

How Miami Seduced Silicon Valley 
Awash in coders, crypto, and capital, the city is loving — and beginning to shape — its newest industry.

How Istanbul became the Silicon Valley of the mobile gaming industry
Overworked and underpaid developers are helping fuel Istanbul's mobile gaming bonanza.


Marketing, Sales and PR

How Zapier Uses Listicles To Drive 5+ Million Sessions
Zapier leveraged 100 listicles to build an SEO moat that drives over 455k sessions per month and ranks on 287k keywords. Here’s how they accomplished it.

Can't we do better than NPS?
Why you should think of NPS as a thermometer, not a diagnostic tool.

How Miro Navigated Explosive Growth to 20 Million Users

9 Easy Local Link Building Tactics


Money and Finance

We Don’t Consider This a Conflicting Investment
VCs With Multiple Stage-Specific Funds Are Likely To Rewrite The Existing Etiquette. And What This Means For Founders.

Product Market Fit (PMF) and Series A+ disconnected earlier this year

How ONE EMAIL Turned into $4.8M & You Can Do It Too!


Startups of the Week

Alternative Assets
Interested in alternative investments but don’t know where to start? Explore the world of investment options others aren’t talking about.

Cobalt
Launch your own brilliant, best-selling product. With Cobalt, you can find and hire vetted experts to design and manufacture your own products plus source fulfillment and e-commerce options or even get business help – all from one platform.

Hexowatch
Hexowatch is your AI sidekick to monitor any website for visual, content, source code, technology, availability, or price changes.
 
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