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7 Early-Stage Recruiting Mistakes I’ll Never Make Again

By Alex P In the early days of your startup, there may be no decision you make as a founder that will be more critical than your initial hires. I’m talking about your first client engineers, server engineers, product managers, salespeople, designers, etc. If you hire the right people for these roles, your company, future employees, […]

AG Jeff Sessions Was (Basically) Fired: The Cannabis Industry Reacts

AG Jeff Sessions Was (Basically) Fired: The Cannabis Industry Reacts

By J Melbourne We tried but we couldn’t find anybody unhappy about it. Following the 2018 midterm election, President Donald Trump asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign — which actually meant firing him, albeit politely. Sessions, a well-known, long-standing opponent of marijuana legalization, was understandably disliked by cannabis industry participants and weed enthusiasts alike. So, […]

7 Early-Stage Recruiting Mistakes I’ll Never Make Again

Building the Venture Capital State

By Patrick Hall In a 1986 speech, then president Ronald Reagan lamented that “the nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” This statement epitomizes the neoliberal view of how Silicon Valley became a global beacon of high-technology ingenuity, entrepreneurship, and venture capital. For followers […]

7 Early-Stage Recruiting Mistakes I’ll Never Make Again

Side Marketing: Blockchain Companies And Enterprises Are Using One Business To Grow Two

By Luke F Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah were studying at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and decided to enter a business contest, a moment that would soon forever change their lives. The two ended up becoming the semi-finalists in the competition—after graduating, the pair then went on to found Hubspot in 2006. Fast forward a […]

7 Early-Stage Recruiting Mistakes I’ll Never Make Again

How to Create a New Product Category in Three (Easy!) Steps

By Patrick Hall Lessons learned from creating new product categories in technology One of the best ways to accelerate the growth of your business and create a highly defensible market position is to create a new product category, and establish a leadership position in it. This is the grand slam of Go-To-Market plays that captures most […]

7 Early-Stage Recruiting Mistakes I’ll Never Make Again

I Built a Social Media Following of 1 Million in 30 Days. Here’s How You Can, Too.

By David Devils By applying these social strategies you can build a huge following with high levels of engagement. Many people want to share messages with the masses to gain exposure for their brand, product or service on social media. But, with over 60 billion messages shared each day on mobile platforms alone, most content gets lost […]

7 Early-Stage Recruiting Mistakes I’ll Never Make Again

Dear Cannabis Entrepreneurs: Enjoy Ruling Your Small Pond While You Can

By Patrick Hall Nobody in the cannabis business likes federal prohibition but when it ends they will all find themselves in competition with global corporations that are already preparing to enter the market. The following is an unpopular opinion, but still true: Federal prohibition of cannabis gives businesses an advantage right now. State-by-state legalization certainly causes […]

7 Early-Stage Recruiting Mistakes I’ll Never Make Again

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