SETH GOLDSTEIN       MAY, 201210 TWEETS FOR STARTUPS
Rated #1 Music   Startup of 2011   Nominated forBest New Startup 2011
WARNING:THE FOLLOWING ARE TEN LESSONS IHAVE LEARNED OVER THE LAST 20YEARS OF CREATING, ADVISING,AND INVESTING IN STARTUPS....
anything worth doingis worth doing badly
leaders believe it before they see it,managers need to see it to believe it
dress british, think yiddish
scale a single, social gesture
hire slow, fire fast
have difficult conversations
what is going up and to the right?
raise money when you can,   not when you have to
it’s hard to bring an investor in, it’s 10x harder to get them out
it’s not about the money,   it’s about the money
THANK YOU!SETHGOLDSTEIN@GMAIL.COM WWW.SETHGOLDSTEIN.COM
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an introduction to me and the ten lessons i have learned over twenty years of starting, advising and investing in startups.

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10 Tweets for Startups

  1. SETH GOLDSTEIN MAY, 201210 TWEETS FOR STARTUPS
  2. Rated #1 Music Startup of 2011 Nominated forBest New Startup 2011
  3. WARNING:THE FOLLOWING ARE TEN LESSONS IHAVE LEARNED OVER THE LAST 20YEARS OF CREATING, ADVISING,AND INVESTING IN STARTUPS. IHAVE, AT TIMES, IGNORED THESELESSONS (USUALLY AT GREAT COST).PLEASE DON’T DO THE SAME.
  4. anything worth doingis worth doing badly
  5. leaders believe it before they see it,managers need to see it to believe it
  6. dress british, think yiddish
  7. scale a single, social gesture
  8. hire slow, fire fast
  9. have difficult conversations
  10. what is going up and to the right?
  11. raise money when you can, not when you have to
  12. it’s hard to bring an investor in, it’s 10x harder to get them out
  13. it’s not about the money, it’s about the money
  14. THANK YOU!SETHGOLDSTEIN@GMAIL.COM WWW.SETHGOLDSTEIN.COM

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