Focus 100% on the customer needs and problems
Support the customer and get revenue
Most startups bend the rules to accelerate growth
Markets are a bit slower at the later stages right now
But the capital is still out there. Great companies will still be able to raise.
Many startups entering accelerators have revenue already
Founders need to get along.
If there is any distrust or dysfunction in the team, it's a huge red flag.
Deliver what you promise.
Startups need to be honest and moral. Follow through with promises