Vivek Ravisankar

Startup Learnings

Jan 3, 2020

I wanted to share some of my startup lessons that I have learnt over the last 7 years. I wasn’t sure of the exact format – is it a blog post or a tweet storm or a combination? So, I decided to just split it up into different sections, make each of them useful but didn’t follow a structured format in each of them. It’s probably like a Tarantino movie. There is no structure. Here we go.

Starting up

Early product

Early hires: The following is by far the most underrated but the most critical advice in increasing the odds of success.

Post p/m fit


Take care of yourself: At the end of the day, the biggest challenge you will face is rarely IQ. It’s going to be physical and/or mental fatigue