Getting Started



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People & Culture


How to Measure (SUS 2017)
by Adam D’Angelo

How to Build a Product I (SUS 2017)
by Michael Seibel, Emmett Shear, Steve Huffman

How to Build a Product II (SUS 2017)
by Aaron Levie

How to Build a Product III (SUS 2017)
by Jason Lemkin, Solomon Hykes, Tracy Young, Harry Zhang

How to Build a Product IV (SUS 2017)
by Jan Koum

How to Find Product Market Fit (SUS 2017)
by Peter Reinhart

A Great Product (Startup Playbook)
by Sam Altman

The Customization Curve
by Aaron Harris

Scaling Product at Airbnb
by Joe Gebbia and Reid Hoffman

Before You Grow
by Sam Altman

Product Development Cycle Fundamentals
by Michael Seibel

A Minimum Viable Product Is Not a Product, It’s a Process
by Jim Brikman

The Real Product Market Fit
by Michael Seibel

Practical Design: MVP Spec
by Dominika Blackappl

Practical Design: Design Brief
by Dominika Blackappl

Practical Design: Pitching
by Dominika Blackappl

Practical Design: Messaging
by Dominika Blackappl

Practical Design: User Observation
by Dominika Blackappl

The Art of Shipping Early and Often
by David Mack

Be Wary of Solving a Small, Rare Problem
by Des Traynor

How to Run a User Interview (SUS 2014)
by Emmett Shear

How to Build Products Users Love (SUS 2014)
by Kevin Hale

Building Product, Talking to Users and Growing (SUS 2014)
by Adora Cheung

Startup Priorities
by Geoff Ralston

If your product is Great, it doesn’t need to be Good
by Paul Buchheit

Finding Product Market Fit
by Peter Reinhardt

How to Find Product-Market Fit (SUS 2018)
by David Rusenko

Building Product (SUS 2018)
by Michael Seibel

How to Measure Your Product (SUS 2018)
by Suhail Doshi

Finding Product-Market Fit in the Education Industry
by Sarah Chou, Karen Lien

Startup Technology – Technical Founder Advice (SUS 2018)
by Jared Friedman, Lillian Chou, Diana Hu, Calvin French-Owen and Ralph Gootee

Design for Startups, Part 1 (SUS 2018)
by Garry Tan

Design for Startups, Part 2 (SUS 2018)
by Garry Tan

Building a Startup is Not About Building a Product, It’s About Solving a Problem

by Avni Patel

The More You Communicate with Users, the Higher Chance You’ll Build Something They Want

by Ryan Hoover

Product and Design Process for Remote Teams
by Mike Knoop and Kevin Hale

Should I Use a Dev Shop?
by Michael Seibel


How to Convince Investors
by Paul Graham

How to Raise Money
by Paul Graham

How to Talk to Investors
by Michael Seibel

The Venture Capital Squeeze
by Paul Graham

A Fundraising Survival Guide
by Paul Graham

The Equity Equation
by Paul Graham

How to Present to Investors
by Paul Graham

The Hacker’s Guide to Investors
by Paul Graham

How to Fund a Startup
by Paul Graham

When to raise a Series A
by Aaron Harris

Process and Leverage in Fundraising
by Aaron Harris

How to Raise Money (SUS 2017)
by Jess Less, Aaron Harris

Fundraising Advice from Female Founders
by Kirsty Nathoo

A Guide to Seed Fundraising
by Geoff Ralston

Raising Money Online Advice for Startups
by Jared Friedman

by Sam Altman

How to Design a Better Pitch Deck
by Kevin Hale

Advice on Pitching
by Aaron Harris

How to Pitch Your Company
by Michael Seibel

A Guide to Demo Day Pitches
by Geoff Ralston

How to Email Early Stage Investors
by Michael Seibel

Why Does Your Company Deserve More Money?
by Michael Seibel

Founders of Science Exchange, Goldbely, and The Flex Company Discuss Fundraising

by YC

Fundraising (Startup Playbook)
by Sam Altman

How to Raise Money (SUS 2014)
by Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway, Parker Conrad

How to Get Meetings with Investors and Raise Money (SUS 2018)
by Aaron Harris

Fundraising Fundamentals (SUS 2018)
by Geoff Ralston

Scaling and Fundraising
by Max Rhodes and Anu Hariharan

Don’t Over Optimize Fundraising
by Aaron Harris

A Guide to Preemptive Funding Offers
by Aaron Harris

Tips on Formation and Fundraising
by Aaron Harris, Kirsty Nathoo, Carolynn Levy, and Jon Levy

How Investors Think About Ideas
by Kevin Hale

How Pitching Investors is Different Than Pitching Customers
by Michael Seibel

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