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By Hutch Carpenter on February 10, 2014
Product roadmaps suck. There, I said it. <exhales> OK, let’s explain that. Roadmaps that are real, living documents representing what you will deliver…are awesome. But that may not be the case for you; it wasn’t for me. Instead, a product roadmap was at its core a sales document for a prospect call. A lot of effort, with […]
By Chris Yeh on February 10, 2014
I ran across Startups Anonymous, and a post entitled, “We’re Shutting Down and I’m Scared” caught my eye. For better or worse, I’ve either been through or participated in shutting many companies down, so I thought it would be fun and potentially useful to provide my blow-by-blow advice: *** After over two years, backing from […]
By Mark Suster on February 10, 2014
I often talk about what I’m looking for when I meet with an entrepreneur. Above all else I’m looking for a genuine passion for what the entrepreneur is doing. It’s even a direct quote in my Twitter bio. Of course passion isn’t enough. You need a set of innate skills that differentiate you from the […]