Founder Reading – Thursday, May 16th, 2019

STRATEGY: Sarah Guo of Greylock Partners interviews Reid Hoffman about his counterintuitive approach to growth in a competitive market “Speed: The Most Critical Competitive Advantage

STRATEGY: Phin Barnes of First Round Capital argues that founders should define and measure the failure of experiments rather than their success in order to maximize the pace of learning in their search for product-market fit and their key levers of growth in “Minimum Viable Failure

STRATEGY: Tyler Eyamie, CEO of Fusebill shares seven things he would do differently if he were ever to start a business again in “7 Lessons Learned Building My SaaS Business

STRATEGY: Sammy Abdullah of Blossom Street Ventures provides key takeaways after helping a portfolio company that had raised $9M USD to pivot in “Restructuring a startup

PRICING: Kyle Poyar of Openview Partners interviews Amanda Kleha how to go about a pricing change, when freemium makes sense in SASS and why every founder needs to know their leaders, fillers, and killers in: “Pricing at a PLG Company with Figma’s CCO

ANALYTICS: Keith Fenecha of Revulytics on leveraging anonymous product usage data to drive meaningful, relevant product development in: “Leveraging Data for More Impactful, Relevant Feature Development