Startups

Fuck You Startup World

Fuck “entrepreneurs” nowadays, seriously- Everybody is a fucking entrepreneur now. Especially all those straight-out-of-college-entrepreneurs. Just so you know- it’s called “unemployed”. Fuck your bootstrapping, too. Fuck working out of garages and fuck your 2.5 square meters “workspace” at WeWork. “But hey! At least I can bring my dog to work!”. Fuck you, seriously.

Going Remote—Why Remote Work Should Change the Future of Startup Culture

Companies with cultures that value remote workers the same as in-office employees are hard to find, but they soon realize benefits that in-office cultures don’t have, or work much harder at attaining. Remote work should not only exist as an opportunity at startups, but it should change the future of how we define startup culture.

Single Person startup/company?

How many of us currently run a single-person company? By company, I mean something that generates (or is intending to generate) revenues. Side projects count.

Why Acceptance of Failure is Critical to Startup Success

When I hear the realism that comes from founders with setback it elicits an understanding of what it takes to be successful at a startup that frankly can’t exist unless you’ve walked in those shoes before.

I'm Peter Roberts, immigration attorney who does work for YC and startups. AMA

I’ll be here for a couple hours to answer your questions about U.S. immigration.

200+ Startups hiring Remotely in 2016

Spreadsheet with 200+ startups hiring remotely in 2016.

Where startups lead, corporates follow – why co-working is the future

Rising office rents make co-working spaces an attractive, and practical, alternative. Could they also foster a ‘magic spark’ among entrepreneurs?

A founder of a tech startup on remote working in Nepal

It was in March 2016 when I thought it would be a good idea to see how working remotely in Nepal would be for a founder of a tech startup.

Those Entry-Level Startup Jobs? They’re Now Mostly Dead Ends in the Boondocks

As unicorn startups send customer service gigs to the hinterland, is Silicon Valley exporting its prosperity, or just dead-end jobs?

F6S

F6S is the home for Founders and startup programs globally with thousands of jobs, 6,400+ startup organizations, 378k startups and $600k+ in free deals.

Best for: Startups jobs in Europe.

Tooltip: Enter ‘Remote’ in the search box.

Why we ditched our Silicon Valley office to work from home

About three months ago, my company made the switch from a cozy office in the heart of Silicon Valley to going completely distributed. Now I usually work from home, as do my colleagues. I’m excited to share some of the benefits of distributed companies, a few of the tools we’re using, and some of the initial lessons learned.

Stripe: Atlas

With Stripe Atlas, entrepreneurs can easily incorporate a U.S. company, set up a U.S. bank account, and start accepting payments with Stripe. Starting today, it’s available to developers and entrepreneurs globally. The promise of the internet is that location matters less. However, geographic barriers and associated complexity make it difficult to start a global business in many parts of the world. Developers around the world should have equal access to the tools and services that are available to those in Berlin and Boston.

How to get hired at a startup when you don't know anyone

If you really want to be at a company you can do so much better than a resume.

Big Company vs. Startup Work and Pay

There’s a meme that’s been going around for a while now: you should join a startup because the money is better and the work is more technically interesting.

How to Start a Startup

Everything we know about how to start a startup, for free, from some of the world experts. How to Start a Startup is a series of video lectures, initially given at Stanford in Fall 2014.

Nomadic Mentors

The best founders, builders, and mentors from Silicon Valley and around the world will travel to you and share their invaluable advice.

The Post-YC Slump

In general, startups get distracted by fake work. Fake work is both easier and more fun than real work for many founders. Two particularly bad cases are raising money and getting personal press; we’ve seen many promising founders fall in love with one or (usually) both of these, which nearly always ends badly. But the list of fake work is long.

Finding A Problem Worth Solving

Doing a startup is cool and hip these days (especially in the Valley), but there are too many people who start a company not because they care deeply about a problem, but because they want to ‘do a startup’. There is no wrong time to start a company. It doesn’t matter if the economy is good or bad. The best time to start a company is when you are so passionate about solving a problem that you can’t think of, or bear to be doing anything else.

The Latest Coveted Business Address - ‘Global Nomad’

“With the advent of online project management tools and access to a huge talent pool, we could assemble a team with all the skills you could possibly need to build a company. We have staff literally spread across six continents. They are an incredible team that brings us a level of skills and cost-efficiency we could never get in the past,” says Shapiro.

Take Your Business On The Road - On Traveling Startups, Digital Nomads And Businesses Hitting The Road

I’d like to share a couple of stories from freelancers, startup teams and business owners who chose to defy conventional ways of doing business, stepped out of their comfort zones and took their ventures on the road.

How To Build A Startup - The Lean Launchpad

The main idea in this course is learning how to rapidly develop and test ideas by gathering massive amounts of customer and marketplace feedback. Many startups fail by not validating their ideas early on with real-life customers. In order to mitigate that, students will learn how to get out of the building and search for the real pain points and unmet needs of customers. Only with these can the entrepreneur find a proper solution and establish a suitable business model.

List Of Startups With Distributed Teams, Remote Staff & Multiple Offices

This spreadsheet was created to crowdsource an inspiration list of startups who are successfully running distributed teams, have multiple offices or just believe in the future of remote work.

StartUs

StartUs is a Career Network that connects you with the European Startup Community.

Best for: Startups jobs in Europe.

Tooltip: Select ‘Remote Work’ in the top filter.

Levels.io

Hi, I’m Levels.io. I make Nomad List, Remote | OK, Startup Retreats and Go Fucking Do It. I travel to work from anywhere, bootstrap companies and only own what fits in my backpack. Previously, I founded a music network on YouTube w/ 100+ mln views.

AngelList

Over 17,000 of the world’s best startups are hiring on AngelList. Browse jobs by location, role, market, technology, salary.

Best for: Startups jobs.

Work In Startups

Work In Startups is the place where you find top jobs in the UK startups scene and beyond. Posting jobs as well as applying is completely free.

Best for: Startups jobs in the UK.

Tooltip: Enter ‘Anywhere’ in the search box.

Startup Digest

The personalized insider newsletter for all things startup in Silicon Valley-SF Bay Area and around the world.

Startup Grind

Startup Grind is the world’s startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting founders in over 170 cities. We nurture startup ecosystems in 63 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Entrepreneurs. The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies.