In the early days hustle is more important than scalability
(at minute 18:03)
Common Founder Issue
One of the best things that I’ve ever heard about startups is the connection between promising businesses and how much those teams are constantly getting done. Related to this topic, I’ve grow to believe that it’s so difficult to connect the dots in the very early days that teams just need to work their asses off and be nimble to try lots and lots of things.
In this podcast, Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt is describing the famously manual stuff that he did in the very early days to insure 50% month-over-month growth.
By-the-way this is the point of Paul Graham's famous essay that startups should do things that don't scale.
At this point in the podcast, Ryan of Product Hunt is discussing how he got early traction.
Get Right To The Point
I’d recommend listening to this entire podcast, but to get right to the point go to minute 18:03 of this podcast.
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Y Combinator (@ycombinator)
Paul Graham (@paulg) of YC (@ycombinator)
Ryan Hoover (@rrhoover), Founder of Product Hunt (@ProductHunt)
Aaron Harris (@harris) of YC (@ycombinator)
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