Maciej’s talk from this year’s XOXO—excellent stuff!
An acquisition, or an aqui-hire, is always a failure. Either the founders failed to achieve their goal, or – far likelier – they failed to dream big enough. The proper ambition for a tech entrepreneur should be to join the ranks of the great tech companies, or, at least, to create a profitable, independent company beloved by employees, customers, and shareholders.
It’s a big ask, but if you can action these ten tips from Anil, your startup will crush it.
Matt points out that we can get sidetracked by taking what matters most to us and assuming that it matters most for success.