Aston Motes (@__aston__), first employee at Dropbox and executive director at /dev/color, joins Erik on this episode. It was recorded as part of an On Deck Fellowship event.They discuss:- The story of how he became the first employee at Dropbox.- What he learned at the company and how he approached helping to set the culture there.- How to sell talent on joining your company.- His frameworks for thinking about startup ideas.- The possibilities for “bank shot” ideas.- How to think about finding a co-founder.- What he looks for in founding teams as an investor.- Insights on the music industry.- How to know when it’s time to shut down your startup.Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.
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