Lecture 4 – Building Product, Talking to Users, and Growing (Adora Cheung)

So you have an idea. How do you go from zero users to many users? Adora Cheung, Founder of Homejoy, covers Building Product, Talking to Users, and Growing, in Lecture 4 of How to Start a Startup. Homejoy rasied around $38 million through Google Venture and a legendary investor Andreessen Horowitz. When you start a startup,Continue reading “Lecture 4 – Building Product, Talking to Users, and Growing (Adora Cheung)”

Lecture 6 – Growth (Alex Schultz)

Alex Schultz gives an overview of Growth for startups, speaking from a position of authority as the VP of Growth at Facebook. Not only he discusses and explains the growth rate, viral growth and different growth analysis, but also he provides the most important graph-  the retention graph, which shows the percentage of actual usersContinue reading “Lecture 6 – Growth (Alex Schultz)”

7 Tips to Become a More Efficient Startup Mentor

Aaron Schwartz and I have both been working as entrepreneurs since 2009. Five years in, we’ve collectively advised over 100 companies (we use the term “advise” loosely, of course). Our advisory meetings range from 20-minute phone calls with first-time entrepreneurs to several face-to-face meetings per month with a founder who’s also a friend. Recently, an adviseeContinue reading “7 Tips to Become a More Efficient Startup Mentor”