The Family's Newsletter

The Family
European startups, events, jobs, and more!
Created 09 Jan 2020
  • Summer loving.
    07 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    Dear founder, You’re probably looking forward to a well-deserved break soon. Looking back at the past 18 months, I don’t think anybody could blame you for taking a step back, relaxing and enjoying som...
  • A founder never stops learning.
    23 Jun 2021 • 1 min read
    Hello Sunshine, Getting people who share the same entrepreneurial ethos in the same virtual room together, it’s possible and it’s happening... if you join The Family’s online events! Since the start o...
  • Summer is coming!
    15 Jun 2021 • 1 min read
    And people always ask me about my favorite book. So here’s a small selection, perfect for enjoying yourself at the beach 😉 😎 Philosophy A History of Western Philosophy — Bertrand Russell Incerto: Fo...
  • How do you know when your startup idea has failed?
    08 Jun 2021 • 3 min read
    There’s no single answer to that question. But I can say that you should be in a situation where you’re guided by your own intensity. One problem lots of people have is that they don’t use their time ...
  • What's changed in entrepreneurship?
    01 Jun 2021 • 2 min read
    Entrepreneurship as we know it today was pretty well defined by a Harvard Business School professor, Howard Stevenson: “the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled”. It...
  • The courage in choosing.
    26 May 2021 • 2 min read
    Hello Sunshine, I hope you’re doing great. Last night, I asked on Instagram what topic I should cover in this newsletter. And among other spontaneous proposals from founders, there was this question: ...
  • 399 ideas that didn't work.
    25 May 2021 • 2 min read
    The problem for an entrepreneur is that whatever they build in the real world is always so much different than what they dreamed about in their head. There are so many ways for it to go wrong, moments...
  • Employee-friendly fundraising.
    21 May 2021 • 2 min read
    The amount of value creation in private tech markets over the last 30 years has attracted more and more capital, slowly switching leverage from investors to companies, and specifically to their founde...
  • A founder has to think in terms of flow.
    18 May 2021 • 1 min read
    As you work hard, the most important attitude for an entrepreneur is seeing your company as a flow, not as a stock. If you look at it like a stock, you’ll think you don’t have anything. For example, w...
  • How to be more productive
    17 May 2021 • 3 min read
    I’m constantly experimenting with my personal productivity. As you can imagine, people who know that often ask for tips as to how they can improve their own. I’d start by noting that the concept of pe...
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