Sunday, 22nd September 2013
Y Combinator: I’m interested in how what the YC$ were spent on was impacted by whether you were from outside the Valley when you went thro the program or were local?
If you’re from outside the area you’ll spend a chunk of the money on rent (and maybe car rental). If you already live in or near Mountain View you won’t need to do that.[... 71 words]
Keynote crashing and losing all of my work.[... 43 words]
I’d use a small fraction of that budget for relevant SaaS subscriptions—things like www.kissmetrics.com or www.mixpanel.com for user analytics, www.moz.com or www.ginzametrics.com for SEO reporting, or www.geckoboard.com for building a custom dashboard.[... 93 words]
What is the best service for web hosting and buying a domain? Is it better to have both under one provider?
No, it’s not better to have both under the same provider. Good web hosts do not necessarily make good DNS hosts and vice versa.[... 51 words]
I agree with David S. Rose—integrity matters. Look in to BizSpark.[... 108 words]
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My preference is to start by designing the URLs, then roughing out the first version of the database models. Everything else tends to evolve from there.[... 44 words]