From Stanford to Startup (Founders of Instagram)
Instagram Co-Founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger challenge many of the myths surrounding startups and the lives of entrepreneurs. Both former Mayfield Fellows with the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Systrom and Krieger share their first-hand experiences of the entrepreneurial process, including identifying good problems to solve and the value in building simple solutions and minimum viable products. Systrom and Krieger also discuss aspects of their co-founder working relationship and their efforts to maintain a balance between work and life.
by Manish Reddy
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Instagram Co-Founder Mike Krieger encourages aspiring entrepreneurs to avoid following trends. He explains founders deal with uncertainty everyday, so you should pursue ideas that you truly believe in. Krieger also believes it's important to collect experience, including the completion of side projects on nights and weekends. Fellow Co-Founder Kevin Systrom also warns against becoming caught up in entrepreneurship as a lifestyle choice.
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Instagram Co-Founder Mike Krieger encourages aspiring entrepreneurs to avoid following trends. He explains founders deal ...
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Instagram Co-Founder Kevin Systrom explains it's difficult to get vital customer feedback, particularly in ...
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From Stanford to Startup
Instagram Co-Founder Kevin Systrom is confused as to how equity distributions are handled by other ...
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1. From Stanford to Startup
2. Trust Your Gut and Collect Experience
3. Sink or Swim School of Engineering
4. Finding the Problem is the Hard Part
5. A Problem with Stealth Startups
6. Optimize for People, Not Valuation
7. Building a Product is Just the Beginning
8. Combine and Share Ideas
9. Start Now
10. The Co-Founder Working Relationship
11. The Equity Question
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