Anand Sanwal
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Whoa. Michael Moritz of @sequoia eviscerates private equity and Steve Schwarzman of @blackstone.…

Anand Sanwal's Review:

We raised 12 financing rounds last year. Presented this way since actual revenue is way less sexy than raising VC…

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How Louis C.K. tells a joke

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Thx for DMs/emails but we're not selling Cards Against Silicon Valley. Can download the cards for free here -…

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One of my favorite quotes courtesy of @mcuban "Only take advice from those who have to live with the consequences"…

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Dr. Jeff Bulington is a hero this is someone making a real difference

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Huh? "developing alternative business models to startup status quo has become a central moral challenge of our time"

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Lots of hate for today's newsletter 1/ It's racist 2/ gif is tasteless 3/ Wrong about Uber

Anand Sanwal's Review:

This is gold. Great lessons and LOL copy by @ramit and team

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"Time is the friend to a good business and the enemy of the poor business."

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Our startup jargon filter is prob 1 of my favorite pieces of technology we've built in a while @cbinsights More her…

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The @buffer guys continue to do it their way. Def have a diff philosophy but respect they stick to their guns

How To Think
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by @farnamstreet

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“It’s uncomfortable to focus so intensely on what you’re bad at"

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Another article that conflates thinking big and raising VC. Damn - this mythology is strong

Anand Sanwal's Review:

68 things not to do in your SaaS company. Learn from @cbinsights screwups

Anand Sanwal's Review:

If you'd have invested $1M in the 1098 tech seed rounds we analyzed in our VC funnel analysis, how would you do?

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Play Unicorn Run - the video game made at the last @cbinsights hack day Collect VC cash. Avoid the Austerity Panda…

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When I thought my man crush on @JeffBezos couldn't get stronger, he writes this. Always remain a Day 1 company…

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Good post by @sama on fake work by founders incl distraction of chasing personal press / building personal brand

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Pie charts cause a lot of debate @cbinsights as we take dataviz pretty seriously. Here's when pie charts aren't evil

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Interesting: data/ratings company Morningstar is now managing its own mutual funds

Anand Sanwal's Review:

This is the best @Medium essay I've ever read. By the co-founder of Unroll.me.

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Quite good in laying down some basic design principles

Anand Sanwal's Review:

TIL- Google is a failure due to being engineer led Hacker News gold

Are You an Entrepreneur
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by @L2_Digital

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"Are you an entrepreneur?" Great writing as usual by @profgalloway

Anand Sanwal's Review:

I can only laugh at the time we wasted in the early days of @cbinsights trying to get on HN. Don't be dumb like us…

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Pretty interesting. Indians came in at low end of market which nobody wanted and then moved upstream #disruption

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Good read on Etsy Suggests B corp status is issue but seems irresponsible spending is. They seem unrelated

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Interesting post on Valley's alt-right TIL: guy from former incubator is leader in the movement. Surprised.

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Can do vs Must do So important. And so hard.

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Read this instead of sleeping

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Appreciate the focus on what's in it for the user in Pinterest's onboarding

Anand Sanwal's Review:

The philanthropy/philosophy of this man is remarkable

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Saw this @tedtalk as we were starting @cbinsights. It was hugely inspiring abt power of data. RIP Hans Rosling

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Funding rounds are not milestones. Well said by @mwseibel of @ycombinator

Anand Sanwal's Review:

A really good, thoughtful startup post-mortem for @rethinkdb which digs into market size, talent gaps and more

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Not sure I've seen worse startup advice. Probably have but def the worst i've seen of 2017

Dropped
article

Anand Sanwal's Review:

This is the best, most entertaining and longest article you'll ever read about juggling. It's good.

Anand Sanwal's Review:

How Louis C.K. tells a joke

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Saw this @tedtalk as we were starting @cbinsights. It was hugely inspiring abt power of data. RIP Hans Rosling

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Whoa. Michael Moritz of @sequoia eviscerates private equity and Steve Schwarzman of @blackstone.…

Anand Sanwal's Review:

We raised 12 financing rounds last year. Presented this way since actual revenue is way less sexy than raising VC…

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Thx for DMs/emails but we're not selling Cards Against Silicon Valley. Can download the cards for free here -…

Anand Sanwal's Review:

One of my favorite quotes courtesy of @mcuban "Only take advice from those who have to live with the consequences"…

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Dr. Jeff Bulington is a hero this is someone making a real difference

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Huh? "developing alternative business models to startup status quo has become a central moral challenge of our time"

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Lots of hate for today's newsletter 1/ It's racist 2/ gif is tasteless 3/ Wrong about Uber

Anand Sanwal's Review:

This is gold. Great lessons and LOL copy by @ramit and team

Anand Sanwal's Review:

"Time is the friend to a good business and the enemy of the poor business."

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Our startup jargon filter is prob 1 of my favorite pieces of technology we've built in a while @cbinsights More her…

Anand Sanwal's Review:

The @buffer guys continue to do it their way. Def have a diff philosophy but respect they stick to their guns

How To Think
article
by @farnamstreet

Anand Sanwal's Review:

“It’s uncomfortable to focus so intensely on what you’re bad at"

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Another article that conflates thinking big and raising VC. Damn - this mythology is strong

Anand Sanwal's Review:

If you'd have invested $1M in the 1098 tech seed rounds we analyzed in our VC funnel analysis, how would you do?

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Play Unicorn Run - the video game made at the last @cbinsights hack day Collect VC cash. Avoid the Austerity Panda…

Anand Sanwal's Review:

When I thought my man crush on @JeffBezos couldn't get stronger, he writes this. Always remain a Day 1 company…

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Good post by @sama on fake work by founders incl distraction of chasing personal press / building personal brand

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Pie charts cause a lot of debate @cbinsights as we take dataviz pretty seriously. Here's when pie charts aren't evil

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Interesting: data/ratings company Morningstar is now managing its own mutual funds

Anand Sanwal's Review:

This is the best @Medium essay I've ever read. By the co-founder of Unroll.me.

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Quite good in laying down some basic design principles

Anand Sanwal's Review:

I can only laugh at the time we wasted in the early days of @cbinsights trying to get on HN. Don't be dumb like us…

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Pretty interesting. Indians came in at low end of market which nobody wanted and then moved upstream #disruption

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Good read on Etsy Suggests B corp status is issue but seems irresponsible spending is. They seem unrelated

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Interesting post on Valley's alt-right TIL: guy from former incubator is leader in the movement. Surprised.

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Read this instead of sleeping

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Appreciate the focus on what's in it for the user in Pinterest's onboarding

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Funding rounds are not milestones. Well said by @mwseibel of @ycombinator

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Not sure I've seen worse startup advice. Probably have but def the worst i've seen of 2017

Dropped
article

Anand Sanwal's Review:

This is the best, most entertaining and longest article you'll ever read about juggling. It's good.

Anand Sanwal's Review:

68 things not to do in your SaaS company. Learn from @cbinsights screwups

Anand Sanwal's Review:

TIL- Google is a failure due to being engineer led Hacker News gold

Anand Sanwal's Review:

Can do vs Must do So important. And so hard.

Anand Sanwal's Review:

The philanthropy/philosophy of this man is remarkable

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