ssg daily yo! march 9, 2015

ssg daily yo! march 9, 2015

startup members edited daily | archives at | join our growing grassroots community and invite other founders, angel investors, VCs, and advisors to



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  2. contributions to editing — n/a



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  • 167 members; 116 on Slack
  • Goal: 1000 members by June 2015; be the best startup community, period. 8 blogs/day means 1 blog to read every hour at work.
  • Blogs today my members? 5 woot


ideas to consider

  1. virtual pitches in future. Google Hangouts -> Yahoo stream.  40 minutes Total next time.
  2. Bloggers – focus on finding tech startup bloggers to join SSG.
  3. RFB: Request for blogs.  Crowdsource ideas for member blogs.

member blogs – highlight blogs from ssg members; please read, engage, tweet…

  1. Top 6 Takeways from Meerkat AMA by Terrence Yang
  2. I Am Wrong by Shane Johnson
  3. Finding Innovators by Josh Maher
  4. How to Approach VCs by JD Carluccio
  5. Hackathons by Alan Daniel
  6. It Has to Exist by Charles Jo


interesting notes from SSG Slack & elsewhere

  1. Canada startup visa program


member tweetstorms, rebuttstorms (hi @pmarca), upcoming speaking engagements, events (pix or it didn’t happen!), quora Q&A

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icymi (best of Mattermark, @sama, etc.)

  • GigaOm fails.



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past ideas

  1. ssg labs – started 3/4/15
    1. explore ideas within group
  2. edition times – 9:30pm PST (initially 3/4/15)
  3. create easier invite and onboarding than (initially 3/4/15)
    ← WeAreLATech is using a TypeForm page to onboard to their slack channel. See:

    1. 10 minutes to process…
  4. better format for website, more content/context
  5. save also as pdf editions – done
  6. theme song to newsletter by one of Adam Marx’s @adammarx13 awesome bands; maybe cycle thru his bands?
  7. invite more tech/startup bloggers
  8. automate this newsletter (by @costrike)



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Your input is welcome