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Roundup Thursday September 20th 2012

It might be overwhelming for introverts to meet a large amount of people in a short amount of time.  However, it is very important to attend network events even if it is uncomfortable.  The post “The Introvert’s Networking Survival Guide: Large Events” gives some pointers to any introvert that dreads attending networking events.

One of the most important things interviewers should look for in a potential employee is a good fit with the organizational culture.  The post “Culture” argues that personality is more important than work processes for startups.  Nobody wants to hire an employee that hates their jokes.

Launching a Minimum Viable Product might be very confusing and time-consuming for businesses if they have not launched one.  The post “Appbot – Lessons Learned Launching A Minimum Viable Product” talks about some successes and problems that arose with the launch of the Appbot application.  Out of this experience for the Appbot launch comes knowledge in this post for anyone looking to launch their own Minimum Viable Product.

Convertible debt is often a misunderstood financing tool.  The post “The Truth About Convertible Debt at Startups and The Hidden Terms You Didn’t Understand” has tips about raising money for a startup and the role that convertible debt plays in financing from a well known VC, Mark Suster.



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