reflections

YC Growth Reflections

Throughout the past month at YCG, the thread that seem to bound some of the best performing companies was what the founders had learnt...
Moses Lo
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Fleeing the McKinsey trap

Fleeing the McKinsey trap   Keep personal burn rate low Take risks when you’re poor Justin Kan   I...
Moses Lo
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Proud to be Aussie

Today is Australia Day.  I am lucky to be able to call myself Australian.  The Aussie government asked me to be featured in a...
Moses Lo
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Neophyte leadership

As our team as quadripled this year, my role is starting to change. I’m starting to replace “doing” with reviewing and managing. Given the...
Moses Lo
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6 months in

I’ve spend the last 3 weeks spending time with my alma mater, my investors and YC folks.  It’s been a rare opportunity to abstract...
Moses Lo
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The Berkeley MBA Experience

After two years of business school, I remain Australian.  This means I recognise both good and bad. The good: People – I am grateful for...
Moses Lo
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So you want to be a Management Consultant

You’ve decided to become a management consultant. You’re about to graduate and are ready to take on the world. But where do you start?...
Moses Lo
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Sam Altman visits UC Berkeley

Sam Altman visited UC Berkeley and took questions from the audience.  Here’s a quick summary of what I found interesting. What industries are excitable?...
Moses Lo
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Hooking up Technical and Business

I was recently asked by a business mind to write a post reflecting on how I found my technical co-founders.  It’s a question I’ve...
Moses Lo
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A day’s thoughts to internalise

1.  Talk to the right person We studied a case where the protagonist spoke to the “Internal head for magazine development” and got politely...
Moses Lo
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