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Meet 8 YC startups that are hiring right now

https://blog.ycombinator.com/meet-8-yc-startups-that-are-hiring-right-now/

Many YC startups are actively hiring on Work at a Startup across engineering, product, design,...

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Reimagining B2B Commerce with Faire

https://blog.ycombinator.com/reimagining-b2b-commerce-with-faire/

For better or worse, COVID-19 has accelerated e-commerce adoption among businesses in the same...

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How Discount Brokerages Make Money

https://www.kalzumeus.com/2019/6/26/how-brokerages-make-money/

Discount brokerages are accused of making their money via payment for order flow. This is wrong;...

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Kalzumeus Podcast Episode 14: Running A Business Portfolio with Jonathan Siegel

https://www.kalzumeus.com/2017/05/10/kalzumeus-podcast-episode-14-running-a-business-portfolio-with-jonathan-siegel/

Jonathan Siegel is a buddy of mine who lives in Tokyo. I can’t decide whether I’m more floored...

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What Working At Stripe Has Been Like

https://www.kalzumeus.com/2019/3/18/two-years-at-stripe/

I joined Stripe to make starting an Internet business easier, mostly by work on Stripe Atlas. It...

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Anti-Monopoly Thinking

https://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/202x/2020/06/08/Anti-monopoly

I recently read The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition by ...

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Responses

https://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/202x/2020/05/06/Answers

Boy, when your I’m-outta-here essay goes viral, do you ever get a lot of input. A few...

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Bye, Amazon

https://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/202x/2020/04/29/Leaving-Amazon

May 1st was my last day as a VP and Distinguished Engineer at Amazon Web Services, after five...

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A-Cloud PR/FAQ

https://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/202x/2020/06/21/A-Cloud-PR-FAQ

I’d like to see AWS split off from the rest of Amazon and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone. ...

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AWS’s Share of Amazon’s Profit

https://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/202x/2020/06/14/Amazon-profit-from-AWS

I’ve often heard it said that AWS is a major contributor to Amazon’s profitability. How...

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Startup idea checklist

/2019/03/26/startup-checklist.html

I’ve been tinkering with different startup ideas and needed a good checklist to think through...

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One Year Without Self-Promotion

https://www.alexkras.com/one-year-without-self-promotion/

One year ago I decided to stop self-promoting this blog. Previously I would spend a lot of time...

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All that is wrong with the Recruitment Industry

http://voltsteve.blogspot.com/2011/07/all-that-is-wrong-with-recruitment.html

Money & greed. It really is that simple.Let's break it down to bare basics. A Recruitment...

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Scaling to 100k Users

https://alexpareto.com/scalability/systems/2020/02/03/scaling-100k.html

Many startups have been there - what feels like legions of new users are signing up for accounts...

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Opposite of the Peter Principle

https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2020/06/07/opposite-peter-principle/

The Peter Principle is an idea that was developed by Lawrence Peter and expanded into a book...

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How to Ask for an Introduction

http://tonywright.com/2010/03/09/how-to-ask-for-an-introduction/

I don’t know a ton of important people. But as a founder of a venture-backed startup with some...

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A Newbie’s Guide to Startup Compensation (or “Stock Options will Make Me Rich!”)

http://tonywright.com/2008/08/29/a-newbies-guide-to-startup-compensation-or-stock-options-will-make-me-rich/

My first experience with stock options was at the ripe age of 34 years old, when I was selling...

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Guide to Evaluating Startup Ideas

http://tonywright.com/2010/05/27/guide-to-evaluating-startup-ideas/

A great developer I once worked with was kvetching at lunch one day. He’d been working at a...

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No, You CAN’T retire rich at 30 if you sell your startup

http://tonywright.com/2010/08/23/no-you-cant-retire-rich-at-30-if-you-sell-your-startup/

I personally find the people who are in the software startup game just for the money to often be...

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Fellow White Dudes: Let’s Roll a d20

https://www.danshapiro.com/blog/2019/02/fellow-white-dudes-lets-roll-a-d20/

Last week, I attended an unconference called ORD Camp. At the event, attendees create sessions...

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