What GrowthX fam is reading this week?
Big shoutout to Anita (GX8) & Alok Gangrade (GX5) for curating this issue.
I have got some news for you.
When I started solving growth problems, one of the most important factor was the content I consumed. It ensured I get enough perspectives about the problem at hand. This helped me accelerate my learning curve.
I want this to happen with you.
Every Friday I’ll share with you a select few content pieces to consume.
Short → No B.S. → Actionable.
So for this week, here are two pieces to consume.
David Sacks (Ex-COO, PayPal) talk on default alive & default investible startups.
He talks about expanding the YC definition of what default alive is into default investible and how that’s relevant to the potential three scenarios namely - a short 6 month downturn, a 2008 sort of recession or a nuclear winter of 3 to 4 years.
Watch the 3 min snippet
Northstar metrics of top 80 product based companies.
Ask yourself, why would these companies choose those northstar metric?
Access the complete list
Last thing. I am going to giveaway a book every week going forward.
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I will announce the winner every friday in coming post.
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Bonus for this week
"Desi" version of startup growth 😆
The "Sutta" analogy starts here ⬇️
Watch the 6 min humor filled video HERE