Founder Reading – Monday May 20th, 2019

STRATEGY: Andrew Chen of A16z interviews Justin Kan on everything from market risk vs execution risk, to fundraising strategy, to what his reading and listening to in: “10+1 Lessons from a Serial Entrepreneur”

STRATEGY: Justin Jackson, Founder of, provides a framework for thinking through when you should quit building your startup in: “When Should You Give Up?

GROWTH: Jason Lemkin, Founder of SAASTR, makes the point that SASS companies experience compounding growth, that a small difference today can have a big impact on growth over time, and provides growth ideas that are immediately actionable in: “5 Changes You Can Make Today To Grow Faster”

FUNDRAISING: Elizabeth Yin, General Partner at Hustle Fund, polled her Twitter following to find: “15 Annoying Things that VCs say or ask (and how to think about them)”

FUNDRAISING: Next View Ventures describes the rhythm of the venture fundraising process, and the importance of urgency in: “Time Kills All Deals”