E934 Scaling Your Startup E6 Staying Lean lowburn culture runway optimizing w/hacks firing

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Episode Scaling Your Startup, “Staying Lean”: Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Managing Director Jason Demant & LAUNCH President Samantha August go through creating a low-burn culture, raising for runway, optimizing with hacks, firing fast & what to do when it hits the fan.

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0:32 – Jason introduces LAUNCH Managing Director, Jacqui Deegan, and LAUNCH President, Samantha August.

2:29 – Low burn long runway, and cheap vs. frugal.

11:28 – Jason thanks sponsor Eight Sleep. Get the sleep you deserve and supercharge your health & productivity at eightsleep.com/twist.

13:09 – Raising runway plan, and beginning raising.

17:25: Hiring hacks for longer equity, founder’s salary, and remote colleagues.

24:15 – Jason thanks sponsor Zendesk. To see if you qualify for a year of Zendesk’s products for free, visit zendesk.com/twist.

26:08 – Fire hiring is imperfect, and warning signs.

33:07 – Building hacks for longer runway.

37:47 – Decision hacks for longer runway.

48:13 – When $!$% doesn’t go well.

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