Rand Fishkin is the founder of SparkToro and was previously cofounder of Moz and Inbound.org. He’s dedicated his professional life to helping people do better marketing through the Whiteboard Friday video series, his blog, and his book, Lost and Founder: A Painfully Honest Field Guide to the Startup World. When Rand’s not working, he’s most likely to be in the company of his partner in marriage and (mostly petty) crime, author Geraldine DeRuiter.
A lot of companies get VC funding without truly considering their other options. Founders need to consider the tradeoffs they’re making — before defaulting to “venture”. I just left my first startup, Moz, after 17 years of building it. That’s
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