Marc MacLeod emailed me saying that “a topic near and dear to my frugal Scottish heart” and sent over a few useful tips in How to save money.
My last company, Terrascale, had its first revenues within three months of its seed funding. It made that sale with five people on board. It had no one in QA, no one in sales, no product managers — you get the point. We got our early adopter customers to be our product managers and QA. When we incorporated their feedback and engaged them, a funny thing happened — they bought more and they told their friends!
Marc also sent me this interview with Carl Mercier where Carl says something incredibly true:
If you have 1:10 odds to make a million dollars or 1:10,000 of making a billion. What do you chose? Seems pretty obvious to me. Especially if it’s your first startup!
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