But a few motivational videos are okay. Ha!
But these are a little different.
Last week, you received a blog post on how 31 entrepreneurs found their first 100 customers.
Above all else, you have to appreciate their persistence and their ability to take action.
So for the rest of this month, we’re going to focus on just that: ACTION.
We all have items on a list we need to check off to feel accomplished for the day. Tasks that will push the needle forward and get us one step closer to where we want to be … Read the rest
You did it. You finally f***ing did it!
You’ve come up with your business idea and now you’re going to execute, damnit.
You’ve gotten over the doubts and the procrastination!
You launched no matter what your friends, your family, your dog, thought, and now it’s time.
So you built your website (using Strikingly’s platform, naturally), posted some pictures, spent WAY TOO MUCH TIME tweaking your “About Us” page, and you hit “Publish”.
Then you wait for the droves of people to come to your website, and just throw money at you!
I’m here people!
I know you’ve been waiting for
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I’m David Chen, CEO of Strikingly. We applied to YC twice, and got in the second time. If you’re interested in the full story of our startup journey, you can check out this Forbes article.
Since Strikingly graduated from Y Combinator in 2013, I’ve frequently been asked by our users and friends on how to get into Y Combinator. And I’ve been fortunate enough to have helped a few amazing teams with their successful applications.
So as YC opens up applications for the Summer 2016 funding cycle, I’ve summarized my recommendations and included excerpts from our application to … Read the rest