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Resource: Sam Altman’s Startup Playbook

Y Combinator’s Sam Altman has put together a “playbook” of the advice and insight commonly shared with founders of the startups they fund.

You can view it in HTML and epub here and listen to it online here (but not, as far as I can see, download it).

There’s a lot of good stuff here, mostly focused on for-profit tech companies, but there’s some overlap with the DriverlessBookadile that might be fruitful. The whole thing is only about 45 minutes.

I’ll share a few highlights in the coming weeks – for now here’s the contents:

  • The Idea
  • A Great Team
  • A Great Product
  • Great Execution
  • Growth
  • Focus and Intensity
  • Jobs of the CEO
  • Hiring and Managing
  • Competitors
  • Making Money
  • Fundraising
  • Closing Thought

I'd love to hear your thoughts and recommended resources...