“Hybrid” SaaS has taken off. Companies like Atlassian, Shopify, and Zoom have built SMB-focused product lines without sales people.At Slack, we’ve scaled our “self-service” biz to hundreds of thousands of customers and hundreds of millions in ARR. 8 hard-earned lessons:...

People talking about @solana releasing a $1000 phone and having to take on Apple and Samsung are missing the point Here’s what’s going on 1/Currently applications that use web3 (dApps) are largely browser based. This might be a dApp for buying & selling NFTs, or lending coins. They...

/1 Want DeFi to grow 100x from here? The answer is to be boring! That means DeFi needs to move away from speculation and into boring, everyday financial activity. Not NFT’s, gaming, or web3 social. Those are all great for crypto. But they won’t help DeFi. Here’s why 2/ Let’s just look at...

10 predictions about the future of the economy and markets (I’m a twitter economist – so treat with fist of salt) 1. Indian Markets will remain choppy with a downward trend for most of 2022. Foreign investors will continue to exit as the global money tap dries. Domestic investors will likely...

This dead-simple system will help you say 1 idea in 1,000 unique ways (so you never stare at a blank page again). It’s called the 4A Framework – here’s how it works: The 4A Framework is simple. It lets you talk about *any topic* with 4 core buckets: • Actionable (here’s...

What is the future of Ethereum? Last week, Vitalik Buterin co-published a paper predicting Ethereum’s future. I read the 37-page paper and interviewed its co-authors so you didn’t have to. [🧵 THREAD] The future according to @VitalikButerin revolves around soulbound tokens (SBTs). SBTs...

Zerodha founder Nithin goes UnPluggd. How large is the Indian market for B2C tech businesses in terms of users who can generate revenue? Maybe 15 crores max! Here’s why, with Fintech as a reference, since some data is available. I guess it is important to know this, so we can all be...

1. At #Binance we prioritize user protection. We made the decision to suspend LUNA and UST trading. Here’s why. A thread 2. An exponential amount of new LUNA were minted due to flaws in the design of the Terra protocol. Their validators have suspended their entire network, resulting in no...

Friday night Twitter thread: the road to $1m revenue runrate and beyond often requires starting over many times – even when things seem to be going well. Why? Read on >> 1) Some caveats – this mostly applies to software companies that sell things. So not games or pure consumer apps...

Friday night Twitter thread: the road to $1m revenue runrate and beyond often requires starting over many times – even when things seem to be going well. Why? Read on >> 1) Some caveats – this mostly applies to software companies that sell things. So not games or pure consumer apps...

‘web3 is a solution looking for a problem’ A high-level thread on problems web3 can address Immutability – the ledger is a permanent, transparent, and unalterable history of all transactions made. In smart contracts, code is locked and verifiable, enabling autonomous and trustless...

‘web3 is a solution looking for a problem’ A high-level thread on problems web3 can address Immutability – the ledger is a permanent, transparent, and unalterable history of all transactions made. In smart contracts, code is locked and verifiable, enabling autonomous and trustless...

Over the next 18 months, we will see an unprecedented number of startups that will shutdown, conduct layoffs, and close down rounds. Here is an overly simplified deep dive: Before I dive deep into my observations, here are my disclaimers: • Market cycles are normal. • Market corrections are...

Over the next 18 months, we will see an unprecedented number of startups that will shutdown, conduct layoffs, and close down rounds. Here is an overly simplified deep dive: Before I dive deep into my observations, here are my disclaimers: • Market cycles are normal. • Market corrections are...

In the initial days of our startup, I had no clue about SEO. 5 years later, SEO is a crucial part of our marketing strategy. I’ve built a robust 33-step SEO checklist based on my learnings. Today, I am sharing it with you Part 1: Setting Up 1/ Set up Google Search Console Google’s free...

Unclear path to $100M We can see that you will get to $25M ARR but we are unable to see how you can get to $100M ARR and everything you’ve shared still doesn’t bring clarity to this. Without a $100M ARR roadmap, we are not sure this is for us. Why investors passIndia-specific. Ground...

After raising >$300m in capital across 14 funding rounds for @Segment and @CharmIndustrial, my fundraising process has gotten a LOT better. A thread 1/17 During @ycombinator we got programmed to focus exclusively on customers and code until demo day. No investors before then. 2/17 This is good...