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You have an idea for a startup…now what?

Like every fall, I’ve been spending more than 100 hours per month with aspiring founders who are just getting started with their idea. They all ask the same question: how do I get started? It’s time to demystify starting a startup.

Goals, signals, & metrics — oh my!

I’ve been thinking a lot about the neglected art of innovation accounting, and how we just don’t talk enough about in our startup communities. So, here’s a quick overview of one of the central concepts. May it bring you immediate value.

You can prototype anything — and you should

In this email, I’m going to break down the why, what, and how of prototyping, and why prototyping is appropriate at *every* stage, from idea to scale. In other words, if you’re not prototyping, you should be.

It’s time we talk about measurement

I promised in my last issue to do a deep dive on pirate metrics with some tips and trips on how to find and optimize them. Well, here it is. Enjoy.

Archive

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