Spiro's Thoughts

Michael Spiro
Welcome to my personal newsletter where I share things on my mind, topics I'm interested in, and pretty much anything else that excites me (primarily related to startups and investing).
Created 16 Jul 2020
  • Watch out Stanford. WashU is coming.
    02 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    Welcome to my personal newsletter. This is new! If you dig this post, join the email list by subscribing below. Also, feel free to head over to The Takeoff, to see what we’re doing there :) Subscribe ...
  • SaaS Management Mini Deep-Dive (The Takeoff)
    30 Aug 2021 • 21 min read
    This post was originally shared via The Takeoff. To visit the original post, click the link below. Original Post My biggest takeaways: The SaaS Management space is big and growing rapidly. Techniques ...
  • The Takeoff Website!
    20 Mar 2021 • 1 min read
    Hey friends! Michael here 👋. We have some super exciting news! We just launched a new website! Check it out HERE. (thetakeoff.co) Show the site some love on Twitter! When Lukas, Roshan, and I started...
  • Quick update from The Takeoff
    16 Mar 2021 • < 1 min read
    Hey friends, We’re back from a short break due to midterms. No new interview today, but we have a few exciting things coming up this week. Tomorrow (Wed, March 17 at 4pm PST / 7pm EST): Roshan is host...
  • Experimenting with The Takeoff
    03 Aug 2020 • 2 min read
    Hey everyone 👋 — this is my first official post from my personal Substack. I am a rising senior at WashU. I just finished up an internship at JMI Equity. I am also the Founder of The Takeoff (a stude...
  • Starting my own Substack
    30 Jul 2020 • < 1 min read
    Sup everyone — I’m starting a personal Substack. In the past, I’ve posted blogs on Medium, but I prefer Substack, hence why I’m switching over. I expect to write posts here every few weeks. The posts ...
  • Things on my mind
    16 Jul 2020 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to Spiro's Thoughts by me, Michael Spiro. Founder at The Takeoff, Discovr. Former Investor at Addition, Equal, JMI. Building, learning, and investing. Sign up now so you don’t miss the first i...
  • 2020 Summer Growth Interns
    27 May 2020 • 1 min read
    After seeing many of our friends and classmates lose internships and summer plans due to COVID-19 and the current economic situation, The Takeoff decided to look for interns for Summer 2020. We crafte...
  • The Origins of The Takeoff
    30 Apr 2020 • 8 min read
    Logo made by Adam Schwall. Hi — I’m Michael. I’m a junior at WashU and the Founder of The Takeoff, alongside my incredible co-founders Roshan and Lukas. The Takeoff is a new, student-run publication f...
  • Information Consumption and Knowledge Gain: A Gen Zer’s Perspective during COVID-19
    16 Apr 2020 • 10 min read
    Original post: https://medium.com/@mspiro3/information-consumption-and-knowledge-gain-a-gen-zers-perspective-during-covid-19-1c6af099901f I was born in 1999 — making me part of Gen Z. I am currently a...
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