Founders Flash

This week’s stories provide advice on how to create a startup and raise VC funding. They also offer tips on making a mentor relationship work and becoming a great manager.

10 Suggestions For Creating A Successful Startup - David Lavenda, Fast Company

Ideas from a startup veteran on how to improve your company’s chances for success.

Startups With Real Revenue Can Get Venture Capital – Martin Zwilling, Business Insider

Key action items that will give your startup some priority with venture capital investors.

Do you need a mentor – or a teacher? – Steve Blank, Venture Beat

A mentor relationship is a two-way engagement. You need to bring something to the table too.

Surviving the startup founder-to-CEO transition - Ethan Rouen, Fortune

Tips on making the transition from someone with a great idea to a great manager.

This post was authored by Founders Workbench.

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