Good talk from Saastr by Garry Tan of Initialized Capital. Before getting Series A from Garry Tan, Torch.io was a customer success client of mine. As Garry mentions here professional coaching is something we could all benefit from. The squishy things like coaching, meditation, and wellness turn out to be what’s most needed. The health & wellness category stands out now.
How do early stage startups survive for the next 12 to 24 months? Leading with empathy helps. Compassionate founders and VCs focus on society and improving livelihoods. Doing business with VCs who give leeway in a harsh environment builds long-term social capital. Achieving any kind of growth will be rewarded.