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Be bold enough. You’ve got to make a lot mistakes and then learn from them...– Brent Hoberman, founder of lastminute.com
Find your one thing and just do that one thing — to the exclusion of...– betashop
Game’s the same, just got more fierce.– Slim Charles, The Wire.
fab blog: Fab.com: 150,000 pre-launch subscribers,... →
fab: We’re pleased to announce that more than 150,000 people have now signed up for Fab.com ahead of our official launch. And, we’re also thrilled to announce that we have set a date for our Grand Opening: June 9, 2011. When we first started working on Fab.com on March 9, 2011, we set a…
Just get rid of the crappy stuff and focus on the good stuff.– Steve Jobs: Get Rid of the Crappy Stuff - Carmine Gallo - Your Communications Coach - Forbes
Do whatever’s best for your users. You can hold onto this like a rope in a...– Be Good
Take every support email you get, and try to avoid getting the same ones in the...– Just Works — The Brooks Review
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How big of a company are you building?
One of the most important considerations for any entrepreneur is: How big of a company are you building? I was asked this question by a top tier VC today regarding Fab.com. Before I discuss my answer, here first is some back-story on the importance of understanding, internalizing, and embracing the answer to this question. This question particularly comes into play when you are raising capital...
Managing The Board of Directors In a Startup
One of the most challenging aspects of running a startup is managing the Board of Directors. First time entrepreneurs tend to find this part of the job especially daunting as they are just learning how to run a company, let alone simultaneously how to manage a group of high powered investors and outsiders. Truth be told, most startup CEO’s are experts at managing product or sales, but not...
Startups are hard. No, startups are damn hard.– Startups Are Hard : jazzychad’s blog
Founders: Mature But Don't Grow Up
Earlier today Michael Arrington tried to drum up interest in the TechCrunch Disrupt NYC Conference by suggesting that new data presented at the conference from SV Angel will shed some light into Arrington’s hypothesis that entrepreneurs peak out at age 30. “They peak at 25, by 30 they’re usually done.” According to Arrington, SV Angel has crunched the numbers on their 500+...