YC’s Online Class (Sign up at StartupSchool.org) 540 retweets

We’re excited to announce our new online Startup School, with classes beginning on April 5. Anyone can sign up at StartupSchool.org for the 10-week massively open online course (MOOC), starting today. We want to teach everyone how to start a startup ...

Bill Gross: The single biggest reason why start-ups succeed 311 retweets

TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript: Bill Gross has founded a lot of start-ups, and incubated many others -- and he got curious about why some succeeded and others failed. So he gathered data from hundreds of companies, his own and other people's, and ...

Why Should I Start a Startup? – Y Combinator 68 retweets

A lot of people ask themselves why they should start a startup. My answer to why you should start a startup is simple: there is a certain type of person who only works at their peak capacity when there is no predictable path to follow, the odds of su...

How to Start a Startup: Lessons from Facebook’s VP of Growth - 60 retweets

Before he was the VP of Growth at Facebook, Alex Schultz was one of the few people in the world who transitioned from a career in physics to marketing

Shitty First Startups (Justin Kan) - YouTube 39 retweets

Found this old talk I gave while searching for something else. Start a "shitty first startup" as a way to get the ball rolling on your entrepreneurial career.

Meet Helm, the startup taking on Gmail with a server that runs in your... 24 retweets

Helm in Ars Technica: “People are learning that what they get for free is not actually free. They’re learning that they give up their data, Google and Facebook are figuring out everything they can do under the sun to make money with that data.” https...

The One Process Every Startup Should Have — Brian Balfour 22 retweets

Most young entrepreneurs have an allergic reaction to anything with the word “process” in it. So before you break out in hives and curl up in ball with cold sweats, take a Benadryl and hear me out.  There is one area that every startup, no matt...

Startup Playbook 778 retweets

To have a successful startup, you need: a great idea, a great market, a great team, a great product, and great execution.

PayPal Makes Its First-Ever Investment in a Blockchain Startup 695 retweets

JUST IN: Online payments giant PayPal has taken a stake in Cambridge Blockchain – its first investment in the blockchain space. Reporting by IanAllison123

Kraken Acquires Futures Startup In Deal Worth At Least $100 Million 576 retweets

JUST IN: Kraken has inked a “nine-figure" deal that now makes it the only crypto exchange to offer regulated futures trading in Europe. krakenfx

PayPal Makes Its First-Ever Investment in a Blockchain Startup 380 retweets

Online payments giant PayPal has made its first-ever investment in a blockchain technology company.

Startup School: Every Company that Applied is Now Accepted 367 retweets

We are accepting all 15,000 companies that applied to Startup School! Excited to provide a community to so many startups—it was critical for me when I was starting a company. Proud to see the YC team figure out how to turn a mistake into something aw...

Startup Growth Calculator 362 retweets

Every founder should know about Trevor Blackwell's Startup Growth Calculator:

What's next for marketplace startups? Reinventing the $10 trillion ser... 291 retweets

[Dear readers, this essay is on the future of marketplaces. Is there still room for marketplace startups to innovate? We answer, emphatically, yes! Am excited to share a vision on the past and future of the service economy, in a collaboration by my a...

All Things Sales! 16 Mini-Lessons for Startup Founders 288 retweets

a16z general partner Peter Levine distills the fundamentals that every entrepreneur and technical founder should know about sales (incl. concepts discussed in an MBA class at StanfordGSB) into 16 mini-lessons --

Ben Horowitz’s Best Startup Advice: Be Prepared To Get Ridiculed 236 retweets

Ben Horowitz is undoubtedly one of the most well-respected and successful venture capitalists in Silicon Valley. He’s known for being both straightforward and kind — an uncommon cocktail of no-bullshit and no-asshole.

Startup School Online: First Lecture and Speaker List 199 retweets

We're excited to announce that Startup School is now in session. You can watch the first lecture at startupschool.org. For this course, we are joined by some great speakers who want to help make startups be better startups. The speakers and topics ar...

Nobody Wants Your App. – The Startup – Medium 167 retweets

We launched Momunt on March 4, 2015. We were lucky enough to debut on a stage in front of thousands of people at LAUNCH Festival, guaranteeing us our first one thousand users. We were on Product Hunt…

Bye, Bye Burger! – Startup Grind – Medium 165 retweets

I exactly remember what I was doing when the news broke on March 15 — we were knee deep in the concept phase for moving towards a visible tab navigation and away from a burger menu in our Android Job…

Google Home vs Alexa – Startup Grind – Medium 105 retweets

A year ago, my boyfriend got an Amazon Echo. I remember first using the product, dazzled at its ability to process requests from across the room. Alexa, play us some music. The product features…