The liquidity what if? Our alternative to employee options/equity grants - reading time 3 minutes
"Employees can still benefit from a sale or liquidity event without offering equity or options. Here’s how we do it. A few years ago at one of our semi-annual Basecamp company meetups, the topic of options/equity came up."
Stripe Teardown: How The $35B Payments Company Plans To Supercharge Online Retail - reading time 25 minutes
"As businesses and consumers become more comfortable using credit cards online, the proportion of US commerce that takes place online has steadily increased over the last 20 years."
"More than a decade ago, Wired editor Kevin Kelly wrote an essay called “1,000 True Fans,” predicting that the internet would allow large swaths of people to make a living off their creations, whether an artist, musician, author, or entrepreneur." - Well, we're down from a 1000 True Fans, to 100. Good times!
Procore S-1 & IPO Teardown - reading time
"Procore's IPO is a reminder that software is still eating the world and just getting started in construction. Construction spend is forecasted to be $14T in 2025 and is one of the largest industries in the world. The business estimates they have 2-3% market penetration at $339m ARR! Procore claims 10% of revenue is international today and it seems like that will only grow overtime."
Ben Tossel kickstarting a discussion around incentive options for employees (for smaller companies)
What are some interesting and valuable incentive options for employees at companies who may not sell for billions? Important now for the indie-business generation.
Yusuf on Twitter - on starting One Profile
I am a nobody on the internet; not an influencer, not a VC, and not a serial entrepreneur. But my product, @OneProfile_HQ, was recently awarded #1 Product of the Day on @ProductHunt and that has changed my life.
Sharing here how I did it. Maybe it'll help change yours too.
Introducing the ChartMogul Subscription Data Platform - reading time 5 minutes
"Extracting value from revenue data is a vital element in running a successful subscription business. Today, we’re excited to share the next step in the evolution of ChartMogul by launching the world’s first Subscription Data Platform."