Food for Thought #10: End of the Unicorn, Bubble, Great Teams, Hardware Marathon

Age of Product’s Food for Thought on October 11th, 2015 on the end of the Unicorn, the bubble in Silicon Valley, how to build great teams (by building a great culture), and lessons learned from building a hardware startup:

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Food for Thought #9: Unicorn (Un-) Culture, Startup Survival, Evernote’s Decline

Age of Product’s Food for Thought on October 4th, 2015 on the survival of the fittest startups in the coming post-unicorn era, Evernote’s decline, agile gamification jumping the shark, the importance of customer care for scaling, the AoP poll for the biggest agile challenge and Mark Suster’s unicorn rant:

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Food for Thought #8: LEGO® at Workshops, Unicorns, Click Fraud, Blitzscaling

Age of Product food for thought for September 27th, 2015 on the best podcasts for founders, why you should play with LEGO® at agile workshops no more, that we got the unicorn thing wrong, top interview questions from Firstround, click fraud is killing the online advertising industry, feature fallacy, and blitzscaling by Mr. Reid Hoffman:

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Food for Thought #5: Funding Unicorns, Bubble, Success & Discomfort

Jason Calacanis (via This Week In Startups): Investing legend Ann Winblad on funding software unicorns, finding talent & auditioning the future

Investing legend Ann Winblad on funding software unicorns, finding talent & auditioning the future

Hummer Winblad Venture Partners was founded in 1989 as the first VC fund to invest exclusively in software companies. Today Jason sits down Ann Winblad, technology investing legend and the firm’s Co-founder and Managing Director. Jason and Ann discuss Ann’s journey as an entrepreneur and a wide range of riveting topics.

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