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What can entrepreneurs do to stand out to prospective investors during a pitch?

SaaStr

The best founders really know their sh*t. The best founders just know everything cold about their business: They know the competition cold. They don’t mock the competition, or say it doesn’t exist, or not acknowledge their strengths. They know where they are strong, and where the others are strong.

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16 Minutes on the News #12: Crypto Regulations; ATM Fees

Andreessen Horowitz

This is the 11th episode of 16 Minutes, our weekly news show where we quickly cover the top headlines of the week, the a16z Podcast way: what’s real, what’s hype from our vantage point in tech. This week, we cover … The post 16 Minutes on the News #12: Crypto Regulations; ATM Fees appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. cryptocurrencies & blockchains fintech news policy 16 Minutes apparently all our stuff is 16 (or multiples of 16

The Top Cloud Stories of the Week: Sophos for $3.82 Billion; More Ransomware; Amazon Takes On Coachella; Hitting The ’20 Plan

SaaStr

We now have over 250,000 (!) subscribers to the SaaStr Cloud Daily on Quora , 9,200,000+ views, and are adding thousands of new followers per week. One benefit from Cloud Daily is our community speaks and upvotes their top stories of the week.

B2B Growth Mentor Musings: Hugo Hamel

Hull

Hull and GrowthMentor bring you Mentor Musings , a collection of insights, tactics, ideas, and musings about B2B growth strategies from the experts themselves.

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Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

How much rest do multibillion dollar CEOs get?

SaaStr

More than early-stage start-ups. Once you truly have a complete management team, you’ll find you get more rest. You’ll still think about work 24×7. You’ll still have to get on jets and visit customers. You’ll have to attend even >more< meetings. It won’t get any easier to hit the #s for this quarter. There will still be lots of drama. But, once you have a true, strong management team built out for all core functions … they’ll take care of the ownership of most of those functions.