I gave this talk at the Eastside Incubator in Washington state. The incubator is across the street from Microsoft and has a lot of Microsoft people looking into joining a startup.
The talk is also focused on big companies employees to learn startup techniques to bring back into their work in a big company.
The founder that turns into the CEO needs to grow their skills quickly. When they raise capital and have a board of directors, if they aren’t at or ahead of where they need to be, they will be replaced.
This talk is for creating companies, being the CEO and growing the skills in that area. This specifically talks about the startup’s first two years.
Here are the slides:
Here is the video