Thursdays at Abnormal Returns are all about startup and venture capital links. You can check out last week’s links including a look at how to get your first customer(s).

Quote of the Day

"The skills that help founders get their company to take off also are the opposite of those needed to sustain new growth."

(Chris Zook and James Allen)

Chart of the Day

A (big) visualization of the direct-to-consumer landscape.