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Why I chose customer-funded growth over taking VC money

Why I chose customer-funded growth over taking VC money

Aytekin Tank It’s the first page in a familiar story. A college kid comes up with a clever idea and starts building it in his spare hours. He goes all-in to focus on building the product and works 80-hour weeks, keeping his eyes firmly on the prize. Soon, he’s creating pitch decks and dazzling VCs. The valuations soar. He’s a media darling. That’s how you accomplish big things, right? Sometimes. But this glittering narrative lures founders into a business world…

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How I went from newbie to Software Engineer in 9 months while working full time

How I went from newbie to Software Engineer in 9 months while working full time

In this post, I’ll share how I went from zero(ish) to a six-figure software engineering job offer in nine months while working full time and being self-taught. Whenever I would start reading a success story, I would immediately look to find the author’s background, hoping it would match mine. I never found someone who had the same background as I did, and most likely mine won’t match yours exactly. Nonetheless, I hope that my story inspires others and acts as…

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There is more information on the Internet than any human can absorb in a lifetime. What you need is not access to that information, but a scalable way to collect, organize, and analyze it. You need web scraping. Web scraping automatically extracts data and presents it in a format you can easily make sense of. In this tutorial, we’ll focus on its applications in the financial market, but web scraping can be used in a wide variety of situations. If…

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