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Founder's Guide
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The Founder’s Guide to Emotions

As an Enneagram Type 7 (The Enthusiast), I’ve spent my life chasing new highs and running from my “negative” emotions. I must have been fated to find a career in startups, which provide a constant rollercoaster of both. New highs:

Founder's Guide
6 min read

Founder’s Guide to Productive Board Meetings

As CEO, one of my responsibilities is to run our company’s board meetings. Throughout my career, I’ve had experience both running board meetings and attending as an investor or an independent member. If managed poorly or without an aligned goal

Founder's Guide
13 min read

Founder’s Guide to Running a Successful All-Hands

In the earliest days of a startup, company communication is often an informal mix of ad-hoc discussions, brainstorming sessions, and the periodic over-the-shoulder announcement. Eventually, the time comes when that three-to-five-person team goes into a thirty-to-fifty, to three hundred-person company

Fundraising
2 min read

Atrium’s Next Phase of Growth

When we founded Atrium just over a year ago, it was just an idea: how could we transform the legal industry to be better for founders and for lawyers? In the past year, we’ve made significant progress towards realizing that

Founder's Guide
7 min read

Why You Should (And Shouldn’t) Join a Startup

I’ve spent my entire professional career in the startup space. After a couple successes (and more than a couple failures), I’ve determined that I’m passionate about startups and it’s how I want to spend my time. It might therefore seem

Founder's Guide
7 min read

Why I Love B2B over B2C

The biggest technology companies in the world are typically consumer internet companies, like Amazon, Google, Apple, and Facebook, so it’s easy for new entrepreneurs to be attracted to B2C. Founders generally draw business ideas from their own experiences, so for