Startup

Hiring

Junior hires are not worth it

I've heard a lot of founders say this in the past. Do you agree with this sentiment? I disagree—junior hires can indeed be worth it. Although, there is a HUGE caveat. Allow me to elaborate...

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Life

Come with me

Building a company stretches me beyond my imagination. Every day is filled with extreme ambiguity, extreme fear, and extreme joy, somehow all at once. The things I learn and do every day are…

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Startup

What I wish I knew about fundraising as a first-time founder

When I founded my company TruStory last year, I was fortunate to connect with an angel investor who immediately saw its potential. She made a bet on me and my idea, and wrote a pre-seed check that…

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TruStory

TruStory raises a seed round led by True Ventures and other notable investors and Angels

I’m delighted to share that my company, TruStory, has raised a $3M seed round led by True Ventures with participation from Pantera Capital, Kindred Ventures, Homebrew, Coinbase Ventures, Wonder…

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Life

Why I’m leaving Silicon Valley

This post is a personal one. Rather than sharing insights on Blockchain or Javascript, I’d like to walk through my inner journey the past few years. It’s a journey that’s left me itching for change —…

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Coding

I’ve done programming tutorials. Now what?

This week’s question for my Ask Preethi series is about how to go from simply doing tutorials to the actually building real world applications. So, you decided to learn to code and maybe went through…

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