FG Newsletter #320
SpaceX Will Fly a Rocket Back to Earth in Broad Daylight This Weekend
Liftoff is scheduled for Saturday February 18th at 10:01AM ET from NASA’s historic Kennedy Space Center. The rocket will blaze a fiery trail through the Florida sky and touch down minutes later.
How KlientBoost scaled a digital agency from $0 to $1M in 12 months
In 12 months, KlientBoost crossed $100,000 in recurring monthly contracts, a $1.2 million annual run rate. Today the company does $300,000 a month and has 25 employees.
2017 YC Annual Letter
YC has funded over 3,200 founders and 1,470 companies. This year, assuming there is not a macroeconomic meltdown, they expect the total valuation of companies that have gone through their program to surpass $100 billion. They have also funded more than 30 non-profits.
Jason Fried at Basecamp: “Why we choose profit”
“Profit is the ultimate flexibility because it buys you the ultimate luxury: time. As long as you remain profitable, you can go in any direction you want and take as much time as you need.”
Mental Frameworks For Making Decisions
3 frameworks Nathan Barry of ConvertKit uses to tackle problems more quickly without having to agonize over each outcome.
25 facts about Bill Gates’s Medina mansion
The estate, which Gates has dubbed “Xanadu 2.0,” remains one of the most awed estates in the Seattle area, and for good reason—there’s just so much to take in. Here are 25 of the home’s most notable features.