The Insightful Optimist

By Jonas Urbonas

A bi-weekly newsletter on running a startup, discoveries and experimentations in health/fitness and a few ramblings about basketball, all through an optimistic lens (there's enough negativity out there already) ❤️

A bi-weekly newsletter on running a startup, discoveries and experimentations in health/fitness and a few ramblings about basketball, all through an optimistic lens (there's enough negativity out there already) ❤️

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#8・

The Insightful Optimist - Nº8

The importance of passion

 
#7・

The Insightful Optimist - Nº7

Evaluating your startup ideas

 
#6・

The Insightful Optimist - Nº6

Orfi Active, the startup that I run, is an early-stage one. It's a pre-revenue company. What this means is a lot of the time is that the hires that you make are crucial to your success, but you don't have much funds to throw at 'superstars'. What what to do i…

 
#5・

The Insightful Optimist - Nº5

Let's face it, most startups, especially in the tech space need outside funding at some point. Whether you're an early stage startup or a scale-up, raising money is part of the game. And for that, you'll most likely need a pitch deck.I've seen many pitch deck…

 
#4・

The Insightful Optimist - Nº4

Alright, let's talk MVP's (Minimum Viable Products).What is it? It's the most basic first version of your product.Why have it? To test the initial customer, get feedback and validate the idea.How to best create the initial MVP? Well, that's what I want to cov…

 
#3・

The Insightful Optimist - Issue #3

Welcome to the 3rd issue of The Insightful Optimist. What a few weeks it's been! From Kobe's death anniversary to the rise of retail investors and Reddit's impact on the fight against Wall Street through the Gamestop's stock manipulation shitstorm 🤯

 
#2・

The Insightful Optimist - Nº2

Dear reader,First of all, thank you. Thank you for subscribing, for your attention and for taking the time to read this. Time and attention are one of the biggest assets we have in today's world so every word you read means a lot to me.I've also told myself t…

 
#1・

The Insightful Optimist - Nº 1 (7-1-21)

Some of you will know me already, some of you won't. This is my first ever newsletter and this is where I will be unapologetically me. Some of you will love it, some of you will hate it, and I guess that's the point, but at the end of the day I am doing this …