Dconstrct is my online home, my blog and my baby. With equal parts narcissism and self-loathing, I write Dconstrct with passion and humor, show-casing my belief that business and personal development doesn’t need to be to be the serious, stern, science-laden monotony that is pervasive in the industry.

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Startup Pitch Decks

A huge collection of successful startup pitch decks that have raised more than USD1.4billion.


Startup History Explained

Every great company has an almost invisible but rich history. Get inspired by looking at the humble beginnings of these startups.


Top 30 Tech IPOs

A curated list of the biggest publicly traded tech stocks with the metrics and key points from their IPO docs.

Thoroughly researched, relentlessly rewritten and extensively tested with multiple audience.

If You’re Building A New Product, Fuck The ‘Formal’ Stuff.

Eliminate every distraction that makes you procrastinate on the product itself. Traction is king – everything else is an afterthought.

The Fastest Way To Lose A Friend? Make Him Your Cofounder

How do you choose your friends? People who are on the same wavelength as you. In other words, someone who is similar to you. This is dangerous in a startup.

Never Chase The Next ‘Big Thing’

Lots of founders only want to build the next , Instagram, AirBnB, Grab, etc i.e. a startup with huge user base. I think this is a mistake.

Hi, Alexander Jarvis – Thanks For Inspiring Me

A week back, someone claimed that I ripped off their content. It wasn’t accurate and after multiple tries, the person tried to embarrass me online again. This is my reply to him. Read more about it here.

Deconstructing WeWork’s Pitch Deck

Check out WeWork’s series D deck used to raise $335 million which valued the company at $5 billion. It’s 38 slides long and has a good level of detail, graphics and analysis in it to make it a good read.

How Uber, Google, Facebook and Other Tech Giants Avoid Paying Billions in Tax?

Let’s start with Uber. Let’s say an Uber rider in Kuala Lumpur taps her iPhone and requests a ride. At the end of the ride the details (such as distance and time spent on the road) are recorded and the rider gets off. No money changes hands, it’s all billed through the rider’s credit card seamlessly;…

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