How Much Money Does SpaceX Make?
SpaceX is currently making about $3B from launches & about $1M from Starlink, but the revenue projections for 2030 are pretty crazy.
How Gwynne Shotwell Became President Of SpaceX
Elon Musk plays a critical role at SpaceX, but his most impactful move was empowering Gwynne to make SpaceX deliver all of his incredibly optimistic goals.
How Airbnb Manages to do Business in China
Facebook is banned in China. Google is also banned. But Airbnb isn’t. So why does China allow Airbnb to operate when it’s banned so many large American tech companies? What I found surprised me.
Shopify: The Story of Tobi Lutke
I basically owe my entire entrepreneurial career to Shopify. I absolutely love the founder, Tobi Lutke and think what he’s built at Shopify is incredible. Hopefully you enjoy this story about his journey, it’s so awesome seeing a gamer become a big time tech CEO.
Why Epic Games Took 25 Years to Make Fortnite
Epic Games is such an interesting company. 30 years in the making, it's not really a startup anymore, but I think they are going to have a big impact on technology broadly over the next decade.
How Michael Dubin Built the Dollar Shave Club Empire
I'm a big fan of Michael Dubin and worked with a bunch of his team members when I was building the Soylent subscription ecommerce site back in 2014. This is an older story, but hopefully one you haven't heard before.
How Jason Citron Built Discord
I use Discord everyday and thought it would be interesting to talk through the company’s history and why I think Jason Citron is such an awesome entrepreneur.
How Sara Blakely Built Spanx
Hope you enjoy this story about Sara Blakely. She's a really incredible entrepreneur who often gets overlooked because she didn't raise money or take Spanx public. There are some great lessons from her career that I think are really useful, especially if you're building a consumer products company.
How Tiger Global Wins Deals
The entire way Silicon Valley works is being upended by a small group of extremely aggressive wall street hedge fund managers. Tiger Global has rewritten the playbook for startup investing and late stage venture capitalists are hurting.