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Ed is the President of Pixar. “If there is more truth in the hallways than in meetings, you ... How to be an angel investor, Part 3 This guest post is by Tyler Willis, an entrepreneur and angel investor. You can learn more about him on AngelList. For several interesting macro-economic reasons ... Designers at AngelList Must be a 1-(wo)man startup. Must code. Must write good copy. Must be passionate about solving problems for our customers, not “designing.” Must fix other ... AngelList new employee reading list I do the onboarding for all new AngelList team members. Part of it is asking them to read the following (many candidates have read these ... Things we care about at AngelList We care about: Eliminating frictions so startups can change the world Connecting startups with their ideal partners, on the best terms, fast Building tools for ... Lean Startup Circle Google Group Re: [lsc] Brutally honest opinion needed on this service for small businesses owners Thank you very much! Yes i must drill down and be more specific, since my experience has been with small retailers, i will start from ... Re: [lsc] Brutally honest opinion needed on this service for small businesses owners Yes, thank you! On Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 8:55:08 PM UTC+5, William Pietri wrote: > > Hi, Aaron! Great question. > > Given your ... Re: [lsc] Brutally honest opinion needed on this service for small businesses owners Yes this is exactly what i was thinking, thanks. On Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 8:55:29 PM UTC+5, Aran Nathanson wrote: > > I’d think ... Re: [lsc] Brutally honest opinion needed on this service for small businesses owners It’s a great write-up that offers a lot of useful detail that has already garnered several well thought out comments. I had two things to ... Re: [lsc] Brutally honest opinion needed on this service for small businesses owners 1. I think you need more precision in your target-market definition. You say just “small business” which is horribly wide. 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