Or, How to deal with being the non-CEO Co-Founder. Understanding founder roles and defining responsibilities for leadership.
Things I've written
This is a collection of writing I’m putting in one place. Some of it is helpful memos and emails I’ve written, some were newsletter attempts at Substack, and some are new and posted here.
Questions or comments? Please email or reach out on Twitter.
Or, How to find a co-founder, part 1. How did Greg and I find each other and vet each other. Also, why Xobni didn’t go so well.
Or, cautionary tales from a satisfied LASIK patient
Or, why in the world did you work for the federal government? What giving back to your country means along with my selfish reasons for the timing.
Or, warnings and considerations as you apply, interview, and join. Things I wish I’d known.
Or, what did you accomplish? What did you get out of it?
Or, a few random memories now in color. Bessemer shared their Dropcam memo on Twitter, and I added my own recollections from that time in 2009.
Or, the one thing your pitch needs to communicate for investors
Or, how to justify that magic $100,000/year annual contract to customers
Or how am I supposed to point parts of my website/web app to different places?
Or, how do investors make money in VC? And how do VCs make money? Basics for other posts.