Dalton and Michael's tips for technical founders
The stories are true: technical founders (and early technical employees!) often end up with the short end of the stick when starting a company. In this episode of Dalton & Michael, we'll discuss how to keep that from happening to you.
Is it time to quit your job at a unicorn?
If you’re an employee of a late-stage company right now, how would you know when it’s time to move on? There isn't an easy answer — but in this episode, Dalton + Michael share suggestions on the good/bad signs to look for.
Does your startup need to be in SF? Dalton & Michael say...
by Dalton Caldwell8/1/2023
If you’re starting a company, does it need to be in San Francisco? One rare aspect of this episode: it’s one where Dalton and Michael disagree.
Consume Information That Encourages You To Do More
by Dalton Caldwell10/11/2019
YC Partner and Head of Admissions Dalton Caldwell on consuming tech media and being careful to choose things that encourage you todo more.Topics00:00 – Consume information that encouragesyou to do more1:25 – You don’t need permission frominvestors to start a company2:30 – Is thought leadership important?4:05 [https://youtu.
Advice for Companies With Less Than 1 Year of Runway
by Dalton Caldwell1/22/2015
Let’s imagine that you are the founder of a company that has successfully raisedan angel or institutional round and are currently in a situation where you have12 months or less of runway.The hardest part of dealing with a low runway situation is managing your ownpsychology. You have to simultaneously manage your own anxiety to not be overlynegative about your prospects, but also not be irrationally positive. It’s adelicate balance.