How to make the company that’s trying to destroy you an integral part of your business model

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The “acquihire” has a bad reputation among entrepreneurs, but is it actually such a bad thing?

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Sometimes, investors just can’t appreciate a great startup idea even when they’re staring right at it.

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Are you spending too much time worrying about your product’s features and not enough time on what actually matters?

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Amazing products can — and will — fail without the right market positioning

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If you’re struggling to raise your early rounds of capital, this could be the reason

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Success in the startup world probably looks a lot different than what you think

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People who know how to invest money aren’t always the people who know how to raise it

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Aaron Dinin, PhD

I teach entrepreneurship at Duke. Software Engineer. PhD in English. I write about the mistakes entrepreneurs make since I’ve made plenty. More @

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