January 16, 2018

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  • Pixar President’s Wisdom

    Pixar President’s Wisdom

    Nivi &middot January 8th, 2016

    Some highlights from Ed Catmull’s Creativity Inc. Ed is the President of Pixar.

    “If there is more truth in the hallways than in meetings, you have a problem.

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  • How to be an angel investor, Part 3

    Nivi &middot September 11th, 2014

    This guest post is by Tyler Willis, an entrepreneur and angel investor. You can learn more about him on AngelList.

    For several interesting macro-economic reasons [1], more and more people are becoming angel investors.

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  • Things we care about at AngelList

    Nivi &middot October 11th, 2013

    We care about:

    1. Eliminating frictions so startups can change the world
    2. Connecting startups with their ideal partners, on the best terms, fast
    3. Building tools for investors to help startups
    4. Telling startups and investors what we would want to know in their shoes
    5. Building products that scale, instead of manual processes or throwing bodies at the problem
    6. Having team members work on things they’re excited about, rather than what we think is important

    Some things we try to care about at AngelList.

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  • No email at AngelList

    Nivi &middot March 22nd, 2013

    We use very little email at AngelList. Most of our communication happens on Yammer, HipChat, Tracker and face-to-face. This probably gets us a 90% reduction in email.

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  • 6-year vesting

    Nivi &middot March 1st, 2013

    Every team member of AngelList is on a 6-year vesting schedule. Including the founders. Why?

    Because it takes a long time to build something important.

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  • The Entrepreneurial Age

    Nivi &middot February 25th, 2013

    The entrepreneurial age will be as important as the industrial age and the information age.

    In the industrial and information ages, we learned how to put physics and information to great use.

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