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The Disproportionate Impact of Coaching on Startup Survival

Bain Public

It is a known fact that startups which are accompanied or coached, view their chances of success as being much higher compared to those that are not. of accompanied startups assess their chances of survival as strong, especially during the current uncertain climate. of startups rate their chances of survival as high, 13.5%

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Don’t Miss These Speakers at #mtpcon San Francisco

Mind the Product

Prior to Benchmark, Sarah was a Partner at Greylock Partners, and a Product Lead for search, recommendations, machine vision, and pin quality at Pinterest. His startup career includes Tumbleweed, Timestamp, WildPackets, inCode, and many others. At Benchmark, Sarah invests in consumer businesses and the consumerization of IT.


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Reddit’s Nick Caldwell on engineering leadership

Intercom, Inc.

Leaders are people who provide a compelling vision for people to follow and believe in, and take responsibility for what happens next. Find a sponsor , not a mentor — someone who is in the room when opportunities arise and makes sure your name comes up. It’s more challenging to get than a mentor. Sponsorship vs. mentorship.

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An OKR Fable

Product Bookshelf

OKRs were brought from Intel to Google by John Doerr where the method gained popularity within the high tech and startup communities. The first part of Radical Focus is a story about a startup which sells tea. The story begins with the struggling founders meeting with their top advisor and board member who recommends OKRs.