• May 27, 2015

Ask five people, get six opinions about content marketing - how to make it work, best practices, etc. Few people have as much experience with content marketing as Sunil Rajaraman, Cofounder of Scripted (a marketplace for content writers and companies). One of the biggest mistakes he sees companies make? “Everyone’s looking for a quick fix. Many businesses and marketing managers,...

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  • April 30, 2015
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Morgan Brown is a growth (hacking) guru. He's on the founding team of growthhackers.com and runs growth at Qualaroo and TrueVault. Today in a 1:1 interview he wants to dispel the myths around "growth hacking" and talk the major things every founder should know about growth. When is the right time to bring a growth hacker onto the team? First, growth doesn’t...

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  • April 09, 2015

Being an entrepreneur is overwhelming. The body of knowledge you’re missing is vast. You can’t ever make up for all of it, so you figure it out as you go. You make mistakes and try to correct quickly. Advisors are an amazing way to close that gap with people who have experiential knowledge. A year ago we launched FD:Advisors...

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  • April 02, 2015

"I was living in Argentina, taking a taxi and learned my driver had an engineering degree but was driving a cab. When I asked him ‘why’ he said there were no jobs for him, that the government and the big companies wouldn't have any use for anyone with his skills. This was the mid-90s, when back home everyone was talking...

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  • March 26, 2015

"There was a 3-month period where we met with over 40 VCs and everyone said ‘no.’ We were still pretty confident that there was an opportunity in the marketplace. I had been watching Kickstarter fairly closely, saw a number of game developers were successful, then Pebble watch was very successful. We realized that if we were going to make...

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