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Founders tips - Issue #91

Hi, Not everyone has the right network to reach out to top angel investors or VCs so cold emails is s
Founders tips - Issue #91
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Hi,
Not everyone has the right network to reach out to top angel investors or VCs so cold emails is sometimes the only way, so some very valuable advice form Elizabeth Yin (in the better understand VCs)
Still building your network is key, read The 1 Step That Took My Company From An $8 Million Series A to a $55 Million Series B
Perseverance and long term planning has been the key to Financial Times digital success, really worth reading.
This week tech article is all about fast and smart debugging using new tools provided by Mozilla.
Less time spent on debugging equals more time to work on your product.
Enjoy the read, enjoy your week.

Founder's read
The 1 Step That Took My Company From An $8 Million Series A To A $55 Million Series B
Talent management
Sales / Marketing
Elad Blog: Markets Are 10X Bigger Than Ever
Product
Improve your tech skills
Faster smarter JavaScript debugging in Firefox DevTools - Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog
Understand better VCs
Elizabeth Yin
Some tips on sending pitches via cold-email:

1) Make your emails concise. You have < 30s to make an impression. The goal is to get a response not to convince someone to invest after just reading your email.
6:08 PM - 15 May 2019
Tweet of the week
Benedict Evans
Tech monopolies tend not to fall like Rome. They fall like Venice. They’re still there, and no-one actually invades them, but the trade routes moved, the things that gave them power and wealth stop mattering, and they become just another city, and then a backwater.
8:34 PM - 11 May 2019
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