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Shared by leandermaerkisch · 325d ago · 9 comments
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leandermaerkisch · 274d ago

Hi Daniel, Feedback on the landing page https://www.joinstardust.com/ is highly appreciated!

leandermaerkisch · 299d ago

Hey Jeremy, welcome to the Pioneer community! Becoming a Pioneer requires a spot in the Global Top 50 and being selected by outside experts (there are regular review periods, not sure when). If there are already 20 Pioneers in the Global Top 50, then they look at the Top 70. With 30 Pioneers, it's the Top 80, and so on.

In other words, you need to be in Global Top 50 non-Pioneers to be eligible.

leandermaerkisch · 307d ago

Super hard question. I try to combine both projects within one Pioneer update but according to the feedback this confuses people. I'd suggest to do both projects in parallel, gain awareness on which drives you more, and then focus your efforts on this one. Clarity comes from engagement.

leandermaerkisch · 319d ago

Congrats! You serve us as an inspiring role model!

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leandermaerkisch · 324d ago

Very interesting and true point. One could argue that pipe.com & co might make traditional means of financing obsolete. But this takes time and does not solve the IPO issue. Berlin is fantastic (cheap housing + fairly international). Would be indeed great to learn more about Singapore. Thanks for sharing your 2 cents!

leandermaerkisch · 355d ago

Sharing a video link on how the app/demo works is usually sufficient for feedback. Personally, I do not install/sign-up for anything I do not want. I am unsure whether this kind of marketing to push vanity metrics is really beneficial. Thanks for taking on the discussion!

leandermaerkisch · 396d ago

There will always be players who take the convenient road and minimize their effort to provide thoughtful feedback. Personally, I believe that Pioneers function to "select 3 useful feedbacks", which in return yield 25 points for the feedback giver, provide a great incentive model to put effort into the feedback writing process. Publishing Top Feedback with respective feedback givers works similarly.

You cannot force players to provide non-helpful feedback, but what you can do is incentivize those who do. Better leaderboard position, being selected as 'Pioneer', and stronger belonging to the Pioneer community are positive consequences of providing thoughtful feedback.

For more, have a look at PG's post on being nice http://www.paulgraham.com/mean.html

leandermaerkisch · 419d ago

A close friend, we spend three years at university together.
+lots of trust and understanding of each other
-company's well-being affects our personal relationship

leandermaerkisch · 441d ago

This interview was the literal reason why we started with Pioneer. Incredibly valuable information (accelerators/VCs moving downstream) and Daniel's statements are very on point. Thanks for sharing it!

leandermaerkisch · 461d ago

Nope, just happened to us recently. We've been testing a lot of things with nocode/non-tech tools in the last 4 months and it worked. With these learnings, we now know what to build and why.