10 C-Level Positions That Are Red Flags For Funding

Startup Professionals Musings

This person may be an extraordinary communicator, who rallies employees, customers, and colleagues around the vivid future he sees. Chief Sales Officer (VP Sales). See this anecdote by Steve Blank on how a hotshot sales executive can sink your startup.

Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010

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Kathy Sierra at Business of Software 2009 - Business of Software Blog , May 4, 2010 "In the old days, getting customers was easy. Putting customers first. Legendary customer support. Guide to Evaluating Startup Ideas - Tony Wright dot com , May 27, 2010 A great developer I once worked with was kvetching at lunch one day. Why Lawyers Don’t Run Startups - Steve Blank , May 27, 2010 Startups need to have a great lawyer, accountant, patent attorney, etc.

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Entrepreneurs Today Don’t Need A Big Budget To Start

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It wasn’t so many years ago that starting a new e-commerce business on the Internet was a complex custom development project, usually costing a million dollars or more. The same is true for filing patents, registering trademarks, and filing copyrights.

10 Job Titles Never Found in an Investable Startup

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This person may be an extraordinary communicator, who rallies employees, customers, and colleagues around the vivid future he sees. Chief Sales Officer (VP Sales). See this anecdote by Steve Blank on how a hotshot sales executive can sink your startup.

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Ten Executive Titles You Don’t Want in a Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

This person may be an extraordinary communicator, who rallies employees, customers, and colleagues around the vivid future he sees. Chief Sales Officer (VP Sales). See this anecdote by Steve Blank on how a hotshot sales executive can sink your startup.

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