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Newsletter Archive

April 18th, 2023

The Silent Killer of Your Operating Practice: Fear

Startup advisor Amanda Schwartz Ramirez on the sneaky anchor in your operating practice

April 12th, 2023

The Rounds' Path to Product-Market Fit — Accelerating through Gut Intuition

First Round partner Todd Jackson interviews Alex Torrey, co-founder of eco-friendly startup The Rounds.

April 4th, 2023

How to Sell Your Startup: The Complete Guide to Running an M&A Process as a Founder

Three-time startup founder Daniel Debow reveals his playbook for navigating acquisitions. 

March 29th, 2023

Webflow’s Path to Product-Market Fit — Lessons on Rigorous Customer Empathy

First Round partner Todd Jackson interviews Webflow co-founder Bryant Chou

March 28th, 2023

The Secret to an In Sync Startup? Ditch Your Meetings and Try an Asynchronous Culture

How Subscript founder Sidharth Kakkar moved from on-site to online

March 15th, 2023

Binti’s Path to Product-Market Fit — Lessons in Immersive User Research

First Round partner Todd Jackson interviews Binti’s co-founder and CEO Felicia Curcuru.

February 28th, 2023

“Sweat the Details” and Other Commandments for Mapping Out a Career in Product

Veteran product leader Jiaona Zhang shares her playbook for crafting a career in product. 

February 21st, 2023

The Startup’s Guide to Customer Advocacy: How to Get Closer to Your Champions

Asana’s former Head of Customer Advocacy shares her playbook

February 15th, 2023

X1's Path to Product-Market Fit — How the Consumer Credit Card Company Pulled off a Pandemic Pivot

First Round partner Todd Jackson interviews X1's founder & CEO Deepak Rao

February 14th, 2023

The Startup Founder’s Guide to Hiring a Data Scientist

A hiring framework from Notion’s growth data science lead

January 31st, 2023

Pull, Don’t Push: How to Drive Product Adoption by Becoming a Catalyst

Lessons for lowering barriers to change when building and selling products

January 25th, 2023

Retool’s Path to Product-Market Fit — Lessons for Getting to 100 Happy Customers, Faster

First Round partner Todd Jackson interviews Retool’s founder & CEO David Hsu.

January 19th, 2023

Labelbox's Brian Rieger & Manu Sharma on strengthening the co-founder relationship

Labelbox’s co-founders share the habits they’ve built to scale their co-founder relationship alongside their startup.

January 11th, 2023

Maven's Path to Product-Market Fit

First Round partner Todd Jackson interviews Maven’s founder & CEO Kate Ryder.

January 4th, 2023

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2022

The 10th edition of our annual roundup is here. Get all the standout advice offered up by the dozens of tech leaders we interviewed this past year.

December 20th, 2022

How to be an Exceptional Chief of Staff: Advice for Scaling Impact at Startups

How to build better systems, not just book more meetings. 

December 14th, 2022

From BigCo to Startup: 20 Tips for Evaluating Early-Stage Companies & Making the Leap

A crowdsourced guide for candidates interested in joining early-stage startups.

December 7th, 2022

Airtable's Path to Product-Market Fit

We're teaming up with First Round partner Todd Jackson to launch a new interview series featuring hard-won PMF lessons from dozens of founders.

December 1st, 2022

Investing in Internal Documentation: A Brick-by-Brick Guide for Startups

David Nunez shares his internal docs guide tailored for early startups.