Letter to myself in late 2008

[I originally wrote and distributed this post to Y Combinator founders and have been encouraged to share it publicly, so here it is.] For context: in 2008 I was the founder/CEO of a company called imeem, which at the time had ~90 employees, good metrics, but high burn. I don’t think the 2020 crisis happening now is the same as what happened in 2008. But maybe the advice I wish I would have listened to in 2008 can help someone today.

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