Maintaining Professional Relationships in the COVID-19 Era
To state the obvious, we are in the midst of one of the biggest economic and public health events of our time.
How Networking Helps VCs Source Deals
Sourcing deals is one of the most important and time-consuming activities performed by venture capital firms. Let’s explore warm & cold inbound and outbound deal sourcing.
Common Networking Mistakes: Asking for an Introduction
Warm introductions are always preferred over cold outreach for providing a foundation for a strong professional relationship. But if you’re not careful then you could run afoul of several potential pitfalls of this networking fundamental.
Common Networking Mistakes: The Cold Email
Cold outreach. It’s the third rail of relationship development: some people hate it, others swear by it. So what’s the deal with this controversial networking tool?
What it’s really like on Designer Island
Being stranded on Designer Island can be challenging, but it’s so rewarding. You’ll get real influence over how a product is being built, and that’s the best experience any designer could ask for.
Common Networking Mistakes: Making Introductions
With great power comes great responsibility. While introductions are a great tool for furthering your relationships, they can be a double-edged sword if you don’t follow some best practices.
A Quick Overview of SQLAlchemy
We see a lot of questions about SQLAlchemy while building 4Degrees that have proven particularly difficult to answer quickly or research independently, so we’ve put together a quick guide to how we use it!
Common Networking Mistakes — Not Following Up
To kick off our series addressing some of the most common mistakes people make when developing their professional relationships, we figured we’d start with a cardinal sin of networking: meeting someone and then never following up.
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