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For many companies, unexpected circumstances became the perfect storm for massive growth

An animation of a man riding a “startup” rocketship with dollar signs upwards on a graph tracking Growth against Time.
An animation of a man riding a “startup” rocketship with dollar signs upwards on a graph tracking Growth against Time.
Animation by Carolyn Figel for Marker


A graphic of a Starbucks venti to-go cup with latte foam art in the shape of the coronavirus.
A graphic of a Starbucks venti to-go cup with latte foam art in the shape of the coronavirus.
Illustrations: Jenna Andersen

How did the coffee behemoth get left behind in the pandemic?


Here’s what Silicon Valley futurists and COVID-19 preppers have in common

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‘People You May Know’ helped the social media giant grow exponentially. One man made it happen. An exclusive excerpt from ‘Facebook: The Inside Story’

Founder/CEO of Social Capital, Chamath Palihapitiya, speaks onstage during “The State of the Valley: Where’s the Juice?” at t
Founder/CEO of Social Capital, Chamath Palihapitiya, speaks onstage during “The State of the Valley: Where’s the Juice?” at t
Chamath Palihapitiya. Photo: Mike Windle


VCs don’t always need to see crazy revenue growth before investing

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You’ve gotten it off the ground. Now what?

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Operator’s Manual

The opportunity for growth lies in facing down fear and doing the hard thing anyway

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In addition to engineering products and services, startups need to engineer social influence in their market

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As you scale from hiring 10 people a year to 10 people a week, a small number of processes can go a long way

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Recruiting Best Practices


The day of Daredevil founders and investors is done

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