Ben’s List 76



Who Becomes an Entrepreneur?

“’There is no great genius without some touch of madness'”

The Systems of Elite CEOs: Setting the Stage for Billion-Dollar Growth

“A key thing to remember as a CEO: you must own the good failures. Avishai points out that this helps create an environment where it’s safe to fail while pursuing new ideas. That’s a good thing.”

The Startup Founder’s Guide to Hiring a Data Scientist

“Top data science hires are incredibly in-demand, so it will likely take some time to get a signed offer letter. Don’t just try to get anyone in the seat — take the time to find the right person who can make a transformational impact on your startup for the long run.”

Statistics on a laptop
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“Some of the tools I just use personally, and some of them I make available to the founders I invest in. They allow me to do more. I can do more work, answer more questions, make more intros, help more founders. The quality of the work the model does on its own is not going to be as high as if I’m doing it, but I can also help a lot more people at once.”


“Two thirds of Gen Z have indicated that they have started, or plan to start, their own businesses. Covid accelerated an already growing trend toward digital, independent entrepreneurship. The number of online stores doubled in 2021 compared to 2020. E-commerce revenue growth is expected to rebound in 2023 to an even higher growth rate than in pre-pandemic times.”


“The report aims to identify Europe’s top 100 early stage, B2B SaaS/Cloud companies.”

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“Music affects the brain in profound ways. It eases stress by lowering cortisol. It floods the brain with pleasurable neurotransmitters like dopamine. And it serves as a conduit through which we can process emotions that otherwise might not be describable in words.”

Neuroscience. Artist: Chris Schramm
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