Naval on angel investing. David Sacks on scaling. On Twitter at @spearhead.
Rapidly Growing Valuations Shouldn’t Scare You Off
Humans are bad at understanding exponential growth
Reading Social Proof Is an Art Form
The ultimate social proof is a credible VC increasing their ownership
Social Proof Is a Valid Signal
If every investor brings new information to the table
Ask About the Metrics They’re Not Showing You
One weird trick to get the truth about metrics
It’s Easy to Exaggerate Early Traction
Put yourself in the customer’s shoes instead of fixating on traction
Everything Is a Proxy for Traction
The holy grail is explosive growth, stickiness and an ability to monetize
Love the bite sized wisdom
Insightful perspectives that are communicated in a practical way.
A dripping faucet of wisdom
This podcast is great. I would also recommend following Naval on Twitter.
Learning a lot
Really enjoying each episode on angel investing. I feel like I’m learning a ton. Free business school.