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Design as a Business Imperative
Here are the metrics you should track for hypergrowth
There are so many (good) ways to split your market
A VC Explains the Personal Side<br> of Being a VC
How HBO’s <em>Silicon Valley</em> Captures the Startup Experience
A VC explains the one thing you should know about VCs: their Investment Thesis
Aaron Levie on Finding Your Inner Voice When the Outside Shrieks
A VC Reveals the Metrics They Use to Evaluate Startups
Girl Develop It
The 17-minute Guide <br>to Enterprise Software Sales
Why Grow?
“Marketing doesn’t work on Developers”
The intimate power<br> of a good content strategy
The startup that filed for an IPO with just $6M in funding is a masterclass in capital efficiency
The money seems to find them
Enterprise is Eating the Software World
Beyond Performance: <br>How Narrative, Targeting & Sequencing <br>affect Fundraising
Did the NOSQL Wave Fail or Succeed?
Founding for Engineers
Why DevOps is a Business Trend
How to close your first $1M in sales
This startup closed its office and went remote-only
It’s super, super lonely to be a founder
Why Does Technical Recruiting <br>Suck So Much?
Security for Startups <br>in the Age of the Weekly Leak
a VC explains how VCs work
The Difference <br>between Technology & Product
No English, but a Few Friends & a Lot of Talent: Moving to Silicon Valley as a Foreign Founder
Starting up in an AI-first world
Simple rules to take over the world
Successful open-source companies don’t open-source much software
Software Dreams of Community: how Google helps humans scale Kubernetes
Riding Platform Shifts
What a Seed Investor Looks For
3 Mistakes (almost) Every Startup Makes when they Grow
Thinking Bigger / Thinking Smaller
Hiring for Inclusion & Diversity
Founding, Leaving, Leading your Company
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The Startup Tapes chronicle the highs & lows of building a startup, through candid, immersive interviews with founders, operators & advisors. Tim Anglade, an Executive-in-Residence at Scale Venture Partners and formerly with Realm, Apigee, and Cloudant leads the project with the goal to de-mystify the process through which startups emerge, grow & succeed. His unfiltered interviews transcribe the conversations we often hear in the boardroom, amongst our portfolio community and with entrepreneurs and partners we engage with every day.

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