StartupDigest Reading List – December 9, 2011by StartupDigest on December 9, 2011
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How do new businesses get ahead in the “Money Game”? Navigating the growing startup financing landscape is the focus of the latest animated video from the Kauffman Foundation’s sketchbook series. Watch “Money Game,” where Kauffman Senior Fellow Paul Kedrosky breaks down the methods entrepreneurs use to raise capital, and the benefits—and hazards—of each.
What You Need to Read This Week
By Ben Huh
A heavy and emotional post about the lows of startup life by Ben Huh, previously founder of a failed startup, now founder of the Cheezburger Network.
By Dan Nguyen
A firey post on why programming can be for anyone if you are really interested in learning. The site is a little confusing but if you’re interested in learning to program the free book starts here.
By Elad Gil
A very tactical post on how to respond to investor emails. Much of this also goes for responding to intro’s in general.
By Jeff Atwood
An older post about the different stages of a company’s growth and the different people needed at each stage.
By Daniel Tenner
It’s easy to blame external factors for your company or product not succeeding. It’s even harder to take responsibility and action to make it better.
By Rand Fishkin
The video was taken at Hackers and Founders to answer the question what is marketing and why is it important? Rand Fishkin is a co-founder of SEOmoz, one of the largest SEO and inbound marketing companies.
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