Debunking the mythical startup origin story
Why startup founders are not all happy - the fake narrative. The realities of raising money as a founder and what many founders often don't hear about the process.
The VC track, alternatives, and the most important thing in any company
One important lesson to be learned from Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Bill Gates. Workplace culture and its role in attracting talent.
What we did wrong at CapLinked in the early days and what we got right eventually.
Revenue based financing and other VC alternatives
Importance of working backwards when building and financing a startup
AngelList, WeFunder, SeedInvest discussion. Importance of having right team and capital partners in place. around the Founder.
Hiring the right team and setting achievable and realistic goals
Discussion of concept of blitzscaling, burn rates, and hiring people at CapLinked given ARR and profitability
Angel investing and discussion of syndicates run well
Lifehacks and controlling your own time