It is already…

Alan Jones
Jul 26, 2017 · 1 min read
  • 11:30am.
  • Two days past payroll.
  • Looking like you’ll ship a month later than you promised.
  • Costing more than you can afford to acquire customers.
  • Boarding time and your UberX driver is lost.
  • Three days remaining on your Kickstarter campaign.
  • Three months since you sent an investor update.
  • Looking awesome out there today on the other side of the window.
  • Too late to file without penalty.
  • Six minutes since Uber said the driver was approaching now.
  • 10% battery remaining, WTF?
  • 11:30pm.
  • Better than your career job.

Alan Jones

Written by

I’m Alan Jones, an EiR for startup accelerators, GP at M8 Ventures. Previously investor, founder, and early Yahoo PM. Opinions mine (but should also be yours).

Welcome to a place where words matter. On Medium, smart voices and original ideas take center stage - with no ads in sight. Watch
Follow all the topics you care about, and we’ll deliver the best stories for you to your homepage and inbox. Explore
Get unlimited access to the best stories on Medium — and support writers while you’re at it. Just $5/month. Upgrade