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4 Things You Should Never Do When Dealing With Competitors

Here are four smart ways to handle competition while building your business.

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3 Things to Consider Before Going 'All in' on Your Startup

Going all in looks different for every founder who's taking their startup from zero to one. But there are a few things you should consider beforehand.

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Here's the Scoop on Selecting the Right Investors

Selecting the right partners to work with is as important as the first few employees you hire. Here are a few tips for choosing the right investor.

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When selling the dream turns into a nightmare

Fear often conceals the truth, but the truth will set you free.

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I Tried to Cut a Deal With Jeff Bezos to Help My Hometown. Here's What Happened (and the Lessons I Learned).

How does an entire city economy go from zero to one, or in this case, from 1.0 to 2.0? What is the infrastructure required to make that jump and what does the migration look like? Here are a few observations and reflections from the time I tried to get Jeff Bezos to invest in my hometown.

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What I Learned From Pitching Marc Benioff My Startup at Dreamforce

In October of 2014, I broke through Marc Benioff's security entourage to pitch him my startup idea at Dreamforce. This is the story of how it all went down.

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