Week 6 - Financial projections
This week's articles, tweets, and podcasts every founder should check out.
✌🏽Welcome back to Inside Round
Welcome to the sixth edition of Inside Round by AngelList. Every week we curate the tweets, podcasts, and articles every founder should check out. Let’s get into it…
1/ ICYMI — Shopify is creating a new, more flexible, paradigm for employee compensation. It’s called Flex Pay. Should more companies (and startups) follow suit? Read here.
2/ “Startups that scale more quickly fail more, but are no more likely to succeed than those that scale slower.” Don’t miss this tweet thread and paper written by Saerom (Ronnie) Lee and J. Daniel Kim about startup outcomes as they related to scale. Read Here.
4/ What technologies or products feel like magic to you? Packy McCormick dives deep into the Figma acquisition and the market cycles around technologies that are “indistinguishable from magic”. It’s a long one AND it’s worth it. Read here.
Thread of insight
Sarah Tavel, partner at Benchmark, speaks the cold hard truth about product development and user psychology. TLDR; “It's ok to go slow to set the foundation right, before putting gas on the fire.”
Check out the thread and some of the replies….
Listen and learn
Ready to level up your decision making skills? Venture Capitalist and LinkedIn co-founder, Reid Hoffman talks with Shane about lessons learned about scaling, decision making, and how to keep growing by evolving learning patterns.