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Frank Rotman

Sometimes the simplest pieces of advice are the ones that have the most impact.

Here are a few “single tweet nuggets” that I’ve found myself sharing recently with talented Founders and Investors: 🧵👇

March 23, 2022

Frank Rotman

It’s difficult to build a successful startup but even more difficult if you make avoidable mistakes.

Self-inflicted wounds are usually well-intentioned actions that end poorly: Champagne that ends with a hangover.

Here are a few common errors startups should avoid: 🧵👇

March 2, 2022

Frank Rotman

Being new to crypto means making costly mistakes.

I’m not scared to share 11 of the mistakes I’ve made along the way.

Please cry with me: 🧵👇

February 12, 2022

Frank Rotman

After spending 2 months in the web3 world, I’m convinced the community is tackling some of the biggest and most foundational problems of our generation.

But solving these problems isn’t simple nor is success guaranteed.

A short thread on “solving challenging problems”: 🧵 👇

January 17, 2022

Frank Rotman

I posted a tweet that generated a slew of DMs asking me to share specific details.

Wish granted:👇🧵

October 19, 2021

Frank Rotman

QED Investors has invested in 150+ startups over 14 years and consistently delivered outstanding results. Today, we announced a new $1B+ vehicle to continue on this journey.

In honor of this milestone, here are my 14 biggest insights from 14 years at QED: 👇🧵

September 14, 2021

Frank Rotman

Most successful startups find product-market fit by doing a single thing better or cheaper than other available options. But most startups struggle to crack the code on additional products.

Here are 5 common fallacies to avoid if you want to expand beyond a wedge product:

August 4, 2021

Frank Rotman

In the past few months I’ve spent dozens of hours mentoring and coaching Founders at the “pre-launch” stage of their #startups. Some are getting close to launch but most are still trying to figure out what they want to build.

Here are 5 take-aways: 🔥🧵👇

June 17, 2021

Frank Rotman

It’s not uncommon for a #VC to chat with an early stage #startup and within weeks get introduced to 3-4 other #startups tackling the same opportunity at the same time. When this happens it’s rarely coincidental and definitely worth paying attention to. A thread 👇:

April 28, 2021