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Startup Survival Tips #3: Delegate Responsibility

If you're building a company, you're not building it by yourself so you shouldn't be doing all the work by yourself either. You're most likely building a team of smart people. Those people should be able to take responsibility for things, freely…

by Kiril Gantchev, October 10, 2018
Startup Survival Tip #2: Always Have a Contingency Plan!

When I was at Boost VC , each meeting room had a brainy quote on the wall. One of the rooms had the following quote: "Startups are like paper planes, they look better than they fly!" To be honest, I never even liked the look of paper planes, but…

by Kiril Gantchev, October 01, 2018
Startup Survival Tip #1: Revenue is Your Biggest Lifeline!

In the first installment of this series , I mentioned that the biggest reason for startup failure is lack of revenue! It should be a no-brainer, but many entrepreneurs (including myself) have failed to grasp this little idea. It's so obvious: "DUH…

by Kiril Gantchev, July 23, 2018
Startup Survival Tips

After two and a half failed startups, I’m starting to come up with a list of things which contributed to the downfall of my previous startups. And boy, that list is long, really long! There are some critical things, which I have identified as the…

by Kiril Gantchev, April 20, 2018