I’m sure you’ve heard the statistic that 9 out of 10 startups fail. How can you win against such odds? Is there a secret startup handbook to read or an investment due diligence checklist to follow?

This article was originally published on January 19, 2021 on the madewithlove blog.

Madewithlove…


The goal of due diligence is simple: figure out the hidden secrets of the target company that may hurt its value or even kill the deal. But that’s a massive challenge. For investments into technical companies, there is an added challenge. Read on to learn how we do it.

This…


Are the roadmaps that your team is using good enough? Should your CTO ask for or create a different version for you? Why are the estimates off? Roadmapping is a skill that many teams still get wrong. Here are some guidelines to improve transparency and communication with your technical team.


Onboarding employees for remote teams is a little bit different. Here’s how we do it at madewithlove.

This article was originally published on September 16, 2020 on the madewithlove blog.

Onboarding can be a stressful time for a company, doubly so for a remote company. At madewithlove, we focus on…


Did I ask you to email me? No? Guess where you’ll end up. In the spam folder.

And that’s where you to deserve to be because your email is unsolicited. This is the very definition of spam.

I mark your emails as spam with a vengeance. I don’t even open them. And if you subscribe me to a mailing list without consent, you bet your ass I report you for abuse.

So next time you send me spam, think about the relationship you are trying to form with me. I guarantee you are starting off on the wrong foot. So do us both a favor and stop spamming me.


What should managers focus on? Here are the only 3 things that matter.

This article was originally published on August 17, 2020 on the madewithlove blog.

I love DDD, not domain driven design but instead double diamond design. In fact, I even mentioned it in my colleague.readme. Double diamond design


Working with people from other cultures can be challenging, especially when communicating limitations and boundaries. Learn how to improve.

This article was originally published on May 12, 2020 on the madewithlove blog.

Quiz time. Which of these actually means no:

  1. We will try our best
  2. Yes
  3. Your proposal is intriguing

Due diligence is an important step when making an investment. Here’s how we handle the complex task and help investors remotely.

This article was originally published on April 9, 2020 on the madewithlove blog.

A big part of closing a new investment round is the technical due diligence report that…


Buffer and AngelList researched the state of remote work for 2020. From their results, they identified multiple key struggles of remote workers. We decided to provide some answers.

This article was originally published in 4 parts on March 16, 2020 on the madewithlove blog.

Collaboration and communication

Always assume good intent. …


What is a knowledge-first company, and how can you be one? Why is knowledge-first essential to be a successful remote company? We’ve done some self-reflection about this critical topic.

This article was originally published on February 05, 2020 on the madewithlove blog.

Although we have employees in 9 countries —…

Steve 'vudu' Tauber

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store