When your startup feels less like a hockey stick and more like a hip check

When your startup feels less like a hockey stick and more like a hip check

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New Hip check. Photo via Dirty Dangle We all love to talk about the “hockey stick” moment for a company, referring to the point when users and usage really starts to take off. It’s fun.  It’s exciting.  And  it’s so elusive we all want to dissect what the specific company actually did to...
When your startup feels less like a hockey stick and more like a hip check
                                       

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