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Dealing with Competition

Knowing how to outpace competition is a difficult yet essential part of entrepreneurship. For a new startup, larger competing companies may have more resources, more employees, or more brand recognition. Yet there are strategies small product teams can employ to effectively take on competition. Matt Schlicht, CEO of Octane AI, has developed a methodology that has worked for his team, the cornerstone of which is focusing on a vertical.

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Jeremy Vandehey, cofounder and CEO of Disco (1:42)

Disco is an All Turtles product that makes it easy to celebrate your company culture and values, all in the messaging tools you already use.

Disco is currently hiring engineers. Check out justdisco.com if you’re interested in applying.

Conversation with Phil Libin, All Turtles CEO (8:42)

Phil’s video on how to hire the best people

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