Ubiquity University

Unlocking Growth for Early-Stage Startup Leaders

Let's amplify your impact and increase your success rate as an entrepreneur/startup leader!

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.

Ubiquity Ventures is a nerdy and early VC firm investing in entrepreneurs solving real-world physical problems by moving "software beyond the screen". We'd love to hear from you: setup a pitch or email any speaker below.

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πŸ’° Finance
Series: Tight Times

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.

Duration:
9 minutes
Upload Date:
9/6/2023
🀝Sales
Series: Day One

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.

Duration:
8 minutes
Upload Date:
8/29/2023
πŸ’° Finance
Series: Day One

Sunil Nagaraj talks through a simple but practical financial model appropriate for pre-seed or seed-stage startups that are at the pre-revenue, early pilot, or early revenue stage.

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Duration:
17 minutes
Upload Date:
9/13/2023
πŸ§‘β€πŸ€β€πŸ§‘ Team
Series: Compensation 101

Ubiquity Extended Team member bethanye Blount discusses setting your startup's compensation philosophy, compensation for remote vs. in-person teammates, the concept of "leveling" and where to find compensation figures.

Duration:
21 minutes
Upload Date:
9/18/2023
πŸ§‘β€πŸ€β€πŸ§‘ Team
Series: Compensation 101

Ubiquity Extended Team member bethanye Blount talks about startup employee compensation benchmarks (and their pitfalls), simultaneously negotiating with candidates and your board, and the use of recruiters (contingent & retained).

Duration:
25 minutes
Upload Date:
9/18/2023
πŸ”¨ Product

Ubiquity Extended Team member Nathan Ackerman shares his view on how product and engineering leaders can better manage the product development process by not rushing to development and instead focusing on requirements definition upfront.

Duration:
17 minutes
Upload Date:
10/6/2023
πŸ’ͺ CEO Growth

Ubiquity Extended Team member Andre Neumann-Loreck shares how startup CEOs and executives can ensure they scale as the startup scales (vs. management by trial & error) -including the benefits, the right time to engage, the time involved, and the cost.

Duration:
12 minutes
Upload Date:
10/6/2023
πŸ’» Technical
Series: AI Crash Course
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Ubiquity Extended Team member Amol Kapoor explains how LLMs (large language models) can be thought of a higher level programming language (vs. C, C++, etc). Voyager is an agent using multiple LLMs that can play Minecraft given plain English direction.

Duration:
19 minutes
Upload Date:
10/6/2023
🏭 Manufacturing
Series: HW 101

In this session, Ubiquity Extended Team member Andre Neumann-Loreck will talk through how to manage outsourced production (alignment, building mindshare with your contract manufacturer, and dealing with misaligned incentives).

Duration:
18 minutes
Upload Date:
8/29/2023
πŸ§‘β€πŸ€β€πŸ§‘ Team

Ajay Varia discusses his learnings, transitioning from an engineer to a leader, and shares his thoughts on how to build a strong company culture from even the earliest stages of a startup's life.

Duration:
12 minutes
Upload Date:
8/28/2023
πŸ‘ Marketing

Martin Gontovnikas (aka "Gonto") was Auth0 from seed through to a $6.5 billion exit as SVP, Marketing and Growth. Gonto shares where product-led growth (PLG) vs. a top-down go-to-market (GTM) model makes sense.

Duration:
44 minutes
Upload Date:
7/18/2023
πŸ‘ Marketing

Every founder has a story, and every reporter gets flooded by PR pitches every day. Amy Jackson shares TripIt’s high-performing PR program was built by getting it into the hands of the people who need it most.

Duration:
20 minutes
Upload Date:
9/15/2023