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Classes They (Thankfully) Don’t Teach At Startup School


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CREDIT: www.onstartups.com

The following are some hypothetical classes that I’m thankful they don’t teach at places like Y Combinator, TechStars and 500 Startups.

11 Classes They Should’t Teach Founders

1. Dress To Impress VCs: The Art of Wearing A Tie

2. Click, Drag, Extrapolate: How to Use Excel For Startup Financial Projections

3. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Writing a Business Plan.

4. My Parking Spot:  A Founder’s Guide To Executive Benefits

5. The Care and Feeding Of a Tradeshow Booth Babe(*)

6. How To Design Software Systems For Infinite Scale on Day Zero

7. You Win, They Lose: Brass-Knuckled Tactics To Use Against Your Team

8. Ego Marketing: How To Buy A Superbowl Ad

10. How To Be a Patent Troll For Fun and Profit

11. Selling On Stage: Hocking Your Wares To An Unsuspecting Conference Audience

* For the record, I completely detest the whole idea of a booth babe. Reprehensible.

What are some of the classes you’re thankful they don’t teach?  Please share in the comments.

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