E1018: #AskJason! Avoiding first-time founder mistakes, causes of big-tech layoffs, participating in a Series A as an Angel, running a US-based startup as an international student, importance of having a strong lead investor & more!

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#AskJason! Avoiding first-time founder mistakes, causes of big-tech layoffs, participating in a Series A as an Angel, running a US-based startup as an international student, importance of having a strong lead investor & more!
1:39 Peter calls in and asks Jason the optimal check size if first engaging with a company in their Series A and general best practices while Angel investing
14:00 Sarah asks Jason why so many investors seek out a “lead”
17:30 Amrit calls in and asks Jason how to run a US-based startup as an international student
24:29 Jake asks Jason to identify some easily avoidable mistakes that first-time founders make
33:44 Spencer calls in and asks Jason about some of the recent layoffs in the tech space

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