Product vs. Marketing in a startup. Product is like the train tracks, marketing is like the train. Don’t sell tickets until you can get people to a destination. Don’t stop building the tracks there, but you’ll need to go to at least one desirable destination before you can sell tickets.
I started reading Phil Knight’s story of how he started Nike because I was looking for a good, inspiring story of entrepreneurship. I wanted to learn something. That I have. Here’s a summary of reading this book from the perspective of an early-stage technology founder. I’ll try to pull out a few lessons learned that […]
Living in France was never really in the plan. But here we are.