Archive Monthly Archives: January 2014

How To Cope With Startup Envy

Dear Lucas… My startup recently failed. I was the CEO, and it was in a super-hot space with three other competitors. Two of the competitors were acquired and the founders in both companies became super-wealthy. I checked out their LinkedIn profiles and for most of the founders, it was their first startup.With only two startups […]

Do I Need Venture Capital?

Dear Lucas… I want to get your opinion on my product, and some strategic advice if possible. Reading the lean start-up and watching countless videos, entrepreneurs always say it is easier to raise money before launching and I wanted your thoughts on that. I think raising money is a huge factor for whether I have […]

4 Transcendent Startup Tips From Penn and Teller

Three years ago, I was just a programmer. I had made a name for myself as a programmer, having written a 900 page book on Ruby, a few popular Ruby gems, and built several successful startups like from the ground up. Then something changed in me. I transformed into a startup founder, creating […]