5 Startup Lessons I Learned While Becoming a Pilot

As a recently licensed private pilot, I feel truly alive when flying a small plane. In a single flight I can feel pride, humility, fear, joy, and triumph. This list of feelings also crops up on a regular basis for my co-founder and me as we work to build our...

Staying Alive – Know Your Burn Rate

“What is your burn rate?” When angel investors ask this question, founders of investor-ready startups have the answer ready to go. Cash is the lifeblood of any business, and investors ask about the burn rate metric because they can use it to make a simple calculation...

Angel Funding and Founder Weekly

  A big shout out to the Founder Weekly Newsletter for supporting our Startup Crash Course: Angel Funding. The free weekly newsletter for entrepreneurs features the week’s best curated content, must read articles, how to guides, tips and tricks, resources, and...

The Value of a Dry Run

The Value of Dry Run As we continue to add titles focused on helping startup founders gain knowledge of startup mechanics, we are also learning a lot of startup lessons ourselves. I recently had the opportunity to write a guest post about our publishing startup...

Fund Your Startup with Friends and Family Money

We are super excited to announce that our next title,  Startup Crash Course: Friends and Family Funding, is now available on the Amazon Kindle store (here), and will soon be out for iBooks, Google Play, NookPress, and as a PDF. As you may know, many startup founders...