8 - To Sell or Not To Sell? You’ve launched your company, you’re getting traction and making money. So what happens when you get your first acquisition offer. Are you prepared to sell or are you fortified enough to keep at?
Make no mistake, it’s flattering when someone sees enough value in what you’re doing that they decide to offer to buy your company, but to sell or not to sell is a really big question. In this episode Jon shares examples of how entrepreneurs might make this decision.
Also, TechCrunch Disrupt:2012 was last week and we’ve got clips from the workshop MetaLayer and other companies sponsored at the Disrupt 48 hour hackathon.
7 - How to Choose a Startup Incubator. So you’re a young startup and you’re thinking of applying to YCombinator, TechStars, DreamIt Ventures or some other tech incubator. How do you know which one to apply to? Should the decision process be different if you’re female or a minority? Are minority centric incubators like DreamIt Access or NewME Accelerator worth it? This episode explores these questions and more.
Also, Jon was in Holland recently for TheNextWeb 2012 where the talk of the conference wasn’t some fancy new startup, but a deficating cow!
Travel Bits 1 How to stay productive while on the road.
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6 - Building A Team Jon checks in from Moscow again to discuss how to put together a great team of people to work with at your startup.
5 - Hack the Press! Jon is in Moscow! In this episode we discuss how to hack PR to make the press you get more effective.
4 - Public Speaking. Jon stops off in Austria on the way to Russia to share tips about getting over jitters and improving as a public speaker. First Wave45 episode!
3 - Getting Things Done. How to stay productive as an entrepreneur and beat procrastination.
2 - Basic Advice. Basic advice on how to avoid some common mistakes that early entrepreneurs make.
1 - Ideas Are Worthless. How to build an app to get your business off the ground when you’re a non-technical person. Don’t just get stuck with a ‘great idea’.