“Learning to program teaches you how to think. Computer science is a liberal art.” – Steve Jobs, vh.co/tgeK9g
Don't expect to pay yesterday's prices for exceptional talent when Facebook and Google have to buy whole fucking companies to recruit.
Stop saying: “If only we could raise money, we could do X.” / Start saying: “If we do X and we're lucky, we might be able to raise money.”
If it isn't obvious by now, the new standard is traction before funding.