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Angel Investors in Your Startup: Who They Are, And How They'll Lift Your Business
Angel investors are indeed lifesavers for smaller startups—How to get your first angel checks?
October 28, 2022
Finding Co-Founders and Solo-Founding Strategies
Know how to get 40 paying customers in just 2 months!
October 26, 2022
How to get Product Market Fit in 2 weeks
Learn how to build something people will pay for in 2 weeks, not 2 years.
October 21, 2022
How to get to PMF
If you want your next startup to do well, create something people would pay for. Here's how
October 19, 2022
Working on a startup with best friends
My girlfriend and my best friend at Stanford wanted to start a company together. However, my best friend Sarah wanted to do an internship as well as work on the startup.
October 4, 2022
How to build successful products without Feature Creep
One of my startups was doing well at first, but then it started to lose users due to Feature Creep.
October 4, 2022
DONT GIVE OUT FREE TRIALS! (early stage founders!)
I used to give out free trials, but it backfired
October 4, 2022
How to make a successful Discord $5k MRR
Sharing learnings on building a profitable community
April 14, 2022
How to get into Y-Combinator as a solo founder
Tips and tricks on how a solo founder got into YC
April 14, 2022
This co-working method helped me stay focused
I tried everything and found one thing that actually worked
April 14, 2022
Asking for payment upfront VS free trial
Why asking for payment upfront will validate most businesses
April 14, 2022
Why you don't need a co-founder
What it was like having a co-founder VS solo founding a startup
April 14, 2022
My Story
Why I started founders cafe
April 14, 2022
Finding a Cofounder Alternative
When I dropped out of Stanford to pursue my startup, I used to think I NEEDED a cofounder. I couldn't do it alone!!!I searched for a cofounder for 2 years. I went through 7 co-founders Here's what helped.
April 14, 2022
Maddie Wang founders of founders cafe solo founder
Maddie Wang
Gay / Solo-Founder / Stanford Dropout

I'm building Founders Cafe because as a solo founder, it can be very isolating. Last year, I lost 4 co-founders and a best friend on a previous startup.

Previously built a Minecraft Server ($61k), Amazon Store ($120k), and Queer Chart, where I met my girlfriend & close friends.

If you're interested in joining the Founders Cafe, let's talk and if it's a good fit, down to invite you!
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