Friday Demo Days

I spent a few days in Toronto last week and was fortunate enough to participate in "Friday Demo Days" with one of the companies I visited. Here's how it works:

The entire team (16 people in this case) sits around

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Now Blogging on Ghost

I first started blogging here at JoshGuttman.com using TypePad in 2004. Around 2007, I got to know the guys over at Automattic and made the decision to switch to Wordpress, where this site (and several others I managed, including

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Building mobile first, second

I’ve been playing fantasy football for over 10 years. I play with a group of very old friends and we have fun with it every season. I don't consider myself a big fan of professional football (lost interest in

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Hiring uncomfortably

A startup founder and I were recently discussing the topic of early-stage hiring. Since assembling a capable team is perhaps the single most important thing an early-stage startup CEO will do in building a business, the hiring strategy employed will

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The role of startup boards

I sit on three boards now so been thinking a lot about the ideal role a board should play for a startup. The CEO and executive team run the company on a day-to-day basis and gain insights that a board

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