What's Uber Really Worth? and 11 must-read posts by Joe Lonsdale, Nancy Go, Des Traynor, James Muir, John Egan, and more.
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Joe Lonsdale of 8VC addresses how to think about the value of experience at a technology startup, the seniority of a company’s team, and when it’s the right time to make certain executive hires in “Bring in the ‘Adults’?”
Steve Guengerich of Capital Factory goes in-depth (55 pages) on why the startup ecosystem is a new, important layer of the R&D network that every large company should add to their innovation spend in “A Study on Corporate Innovation”
Grant Miller of Replicated recognizes there are likely dozens of nuances of SaaS that founders may not know, so he put together a monster ‘Enterprise Ready SaaS feature guide’ in “Changing the Enterprise Software Narrative”
Des Traynor of Intercom publishes a lengthy essay on why ‘only the paranoid survive’, why you can’t ignore technology trends, and how to keep your product alive in “Your Product is Already Obsolete”
John Egan of Pinterest dissects the problem around percentage gains and why Growth teams should avoid using them to when it comes to assessing the overall impact of an experiment in “The Wrong Way To Analyze Experiments”