Without Their Permission: Alexis Ohanian Wants You to Adapt
The reddit co-founder talks to Inc.'s Scott Gerber about the open internet, valuing your users, the importance of the reddit alien, and more.
SOLUTIONS If you can deliver a service that is better than piracy, you will succeed.
ADAPT As consumer tastes evolve and technology advances, it's essential for businesses of all sizes to learn how to adapt.
ENGAGEMENT Alexis Ohanian talks about the origin of the Reddit alien and the value a mascot or icon can bring to a business.
EXPOSURE Use the expertise from building your business to create content and turn yourself into a thought leader.
GROWTH When you're getting your company off the ground, caring intensely about your early users is crucial.
INTERACTION Take every opportunity to remind users that there are humans behind the business.
HIRING Alexis Ohanian talks about what he looks for in employees and how he finds them.
INTUITION Alexis Ohanian explains what qualities make a business or a founder stand out in the earliest stages.
Y COMBINATOR Alexis Ohanian talks about the selection and interview process for Y Combinator applicants.
CAPITAL Don't rush to raise a seed round until your company and your product are really ready.
Q&A Alexis Ohanian answers questions on lessons learned, investment regrets, and his least favorite part of the job.