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We created Ubiquity University to share the latest knowledge and advice for pre-seed, seed, and Series A stage entrepreneurs and startup leaders. Our collection of videos can help you grow and develop. Dive right in with our Day One Series, our AI Crash Course, or browse the full collection below.
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Sunil Nagaraj discusses the big mindset shift you need to make as you approach your first board meeting, as well as the role of a board, optimal frequency of meetings, and common mistakes and solutions.
Sunil Nagaraj walks through how to approach your first board meeting deck and what specific areas to cover.
In this session, Ivan Gaviria of Gunderson Dettmer takes us through the 5 main legal documents behind a standard VC financing (SPA, Charter, IRA, Voting, and ROFR/Co-Sale) -- discussing the philosophy as well as watchouts.
Ubiquity Extended Team member Veronica Pinchin shares how startups can find and hone product market fit through employing several customer development/product management techniques she's learned over the last decade in product at Google, Mixpanel, Sidewalk
In this session, Sunil Nagaraj explains how startup cap tables work. He starts with a blank Excel sheet and builds up a new startup's capitalization table ("cap table"). It begins with 2 co-founders with an initial option pool, then we model in a pre-seed
Ubiquity Extended Team member and Tonal's former SVP of Product & Design Sumner Paine explores how founders and product managers can establish a continuous user feedback loop to make smarter product decisions.
Curated COO and Co-founder Peter Ombres shares what the role of a COO is, how a COO interfaces with a CEO, the right timing to bring on a COO, and where a Chief of Staff and CFO fit in.
Harvard Business School Professor Tom Eisenmann shares several distinct patterns of why startups fail. Come away from this event with frameworks for detecting when a venture is vulnerable to these patterns, along with a wealth of strategies and tactics for
Ubiquity Extended Team member Amol Kapoor begins this Intro to AI Series with an explanation of 3 foundational concepts of machine learning: features, embeddings, and losses.
In this session, Ubiquity Extended Team member Natalya Bailey shares her lessons from life as a founder/CEO of a deeptech startup (Accion Systems). She dives into the nuances of making deeptech problem solving work with traditional venture capital.
Matt Brown discusses ways you can cut your burn rate quickly, how to think about immediate vs. longer term targets, and three primary expense categories where cuts may make sense.
Sunil talks about the investigative approach of the "entrepreneur as scientist" in charting early customer development and searching for a repeatable and scalable business model.