8 items tagged “paulgraham”
Yes: his website. http://www.paulgraham.com/articl...[... 23 words]
Does Paul Graham steal business models from teams not accepted into Y Combinator and feed them to accepted teams as pivot ideas?
No. If he did, word would quickly get around and strong teams would stop applying to YC.[... 45 words]
Read the essays on http://www.paulgraham.com/—many of them are derived from advice he has already been giving YC startups.[... 37 words]
Programmers don’t use launch-fast-and-iterate out of laziness. They use it because it yields the best results. By obstructing that process, Apple is making them do bad work, and programmers hate that as much as Apple would.
We advise startups to launch when they’ve added a quantum of utility: when there is at least some set of users who would be excited to hear about it, because they can now do something they couldn’t do before.
I’m a big fan of Paul Graham’s essays, the latest of which is How to Start a Startup. There’s just one niggling problem with them: Paul makes extensive use of footnotes, but provides no way of jumping from the reference in the text to the footnote at the bottom of the page and back up again. Instead, you have to manually down to the bottom of the article and back up again every time you hit a footnote reference.[... 172 words]