Ryan Hoover

Ryan Hoover quotes on ethics

Founder of ProductHunt, Weekend Fund investor. Real likes, no gimmicks. ✌️😸

Twitter wisdom in your inbox

Never miss the the top tweets from Ryan Hoover with our email digest.

1

Founder tip: Send your investors monthly updates. I know it can be annoying and I’ve missed months when things are hectic, but it’s for your benefit. It’s a great way to: - Get help (ask for it!) - Build trust (very important for raising the next round) - Reflect internally

2

Simple advice for founders: Don’t lie in your pitch deck. A friend informed me I was listed as a user of the product in a company’s deck. I’ve never heard of them before.

3

Observation: Many entrepreneurs skew their world view to match what they *want* to believe to be true. The result: Wasted time and often failure. I’ve fallen into this trap. Be honest with yourself. 😊

4

When asked for advice, remember it’s OK to say “I don’t know.” You’re not helping the recipient by faking it. 😊

Get the top tweets via email

Never miss the the top tweets from Ryan Hoover with our email digest.

Get the Ryan Hoover email digest

Twitter wisdom in your inbox