Paul Graham Essays

The Best Paul Graham Essays

Deciding to Start a Startup

How to Make Wealth

Why to Not Not Start a Startup

Hiring is Obsolete

You Weren't Meant to Have a Boss

Startup Ideas & Starting Up

How to Start a Startup

How to Get Startup Ideas

Ideas for Startups

Organic Startup Ideas

The Early Life of Startups

Startups = Growth

Do Things That Don't Scale

The Hardest Lessons for Startups to Learn

Startups in 13 Sentences

Keeping Startups Alive

The 18 Mistakes That Kill Startups

How Not to Die

Default Alive or Default Dead

Angel Investing

Black Swan Farming

General Tech & Startups

Cities and Ambition

Maker's Schedule, Manager's Schedule

Relentlessly Resourceful

Good and Bad Procrastination


What You Can't Say

Lies We Tell Kids

Keep Your Identity Small