Vinish Garg - Issue #10

Vinish Garg - Issue #10
By Vinish Garg • Issue #10

Products
Building a remote team isn’t the norm, and most founders have questions. Here’s some help.
Comparing psychological theories to Good Will Hunting and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Shenk and Paul bring their heady research down to earth in this conversation, explaining why they’re passionate about their work and why our knowledge of the brain isn’t quite as expansive as you might think.
I raised >$300 million in VC for Fab. I failed.
At Techstars, we often hear from startup founders that hiring is one of the most challenging things to do right. We recently held an AMA on this topic (Ask Techstars: Hiring & Culture – Scaling Your Startup) with me (Sabrina McGrail, VP of People at Techstars); Emma Straight, Sr. Recruiter at Techstars; and Natalie Baumgartner, Founder & Chief Psychologist of RoundPegg, a company culture and engagement tool.
Consumer focused hustling @Chicago Ventures, Young Entrepreneur @Foundation Capital, Class 18 @Kauffman Fellow, and Chicago Booth MBA. Former professional poker player, with 4 years experience doing marketing/biz dev in the online gaming industry. Launched a “poker hedge fund” in 2011, a record label in College, and produced a festival screened short film in 2006.
There are many ways ProdPad tried to improve user onboarding before using Appcues. None of which fit their needs. Learn how they use the Appcues product.
Tomasz Tunguz is a venture capitalist at Redpoint and writes about startups, fund raising, SaaS companies, and best practices for founders.
Every man I meet is my master in some point, and in that I learn of him. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
How to follow up with investors who have rejected you? When I was fundraising, there were a ton of investors who rejected me. Worse yet, there were many more investors who gave me no-response / went…
By definition, as a company scales rapidly, it adds people quickly. There are many things about this that are difficult, but a vexing one has to do with the leadership team.
Content
Mobile has taken over. What’s a content professional to do? Be prepared. Here are six ways – Content Marketing Institute
Mark Baker illustrates the reuse algorithm and the importance of choosing the right content reuse strategy in the latest of his structured writing series.
I often hear tech writers in developer doc say they don’t use a lot of visuals because users just want code samples. While code samples certainly connect wel…
“Experiences: The Seventh Era of Marketing” (book review) - Discover the need to craft exceptional content-driven customer experiences in marketing.
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