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Most reactions were, as one might expect, merely angry and puerile, “your wrong,” (sic) with one aficionado (@uncle somebody-or-other) of this procedure snarling about “this trash” using a term from the investor lexicon and getting a lot of support in the form of like-clicks. Nobody actually engaged the document much, a few responses pointed out a single error but most were enraged, with extreme and religious support for TDD, ideas I will answer below. TDD is awesome, unit tests are more important than the deliverable, documents belong in “history books,” testing after coding doesn’t work, like that. These harden my conviction that TDD is a lot of smoke but little fire; a lot of these ideas showed an irrationally intense personal investment in the idea.
Despite TDD being a very intensely esteemed procedure and having the highest readership I have had on Medium this article while receiving a lot of applause, had zero responses here. I had a lot of support in the form of claps but zero written rebuttal. Not even one response despite enough readership to earn me my first Medium money. I expected arguments; I got claps.
…gh most entrepreneurs acquire domains that fit their businesses, Askew takes the opposite approach: buy a good domain, then build a business on top of it. “I rarely ever come up with an idea,” he says. “The domain is the inspiration.” According to Askew, only one of his domain-i…gh most entrepreneurs acquire domains that fit their businesses, Askew takes the opposite approach: buy a good domain, then build a business on top of it. “I rarely ever come up with an idea,” he says. “The domain is the inspiration.” According to Askew, only one of his domain-inspired businesses has failed so far and he says he sti…
Fundraising is a very destructive process. It shifts your attention from actually running the company to hearing why other people don’t believe in it. Every single meeting you are convincing someone that your insane idea is not really insane and your team is the one who is capable to make it real. 99% of the meetings will end up with a “No”. Sometimes, you’ll get honest (or not very honest), but very subjective feedback. And more often than not — it’s not about you. It’s about everything else — stage of fund, portfolio, VC partner availability or relationship between partners in the fund, sometimes even mood. But the “no” is same no and it doesn’t matter.