Is Risking Theft Worth Building In Public in 2023?

Learn why facing the fears and risks of building in public is well worth it.
About the Speaker

Karthik Puvvada (KP)

Karthik Puvvada (known by his friends and online as "KP") is a 5x founder, podcast host, angel investor, advisor, coach and a leader of the "build in public" movement.
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About this video

KP explores the potential downsides and limitations of "building in public," including the risk of idea and tactic theft. He candidly acknowledges that this risk is inevitable, as even major platforms like Twitter have seen copycats emerge over time. KP also addresses the concern of being judged for your content, emphasizing the importance of facing these fears and staying true to your vision. He debunks the myth that timestamp updates are universally annoying, pointing out that it depends on the content and resonating with the right audience is the primary goal. Despite the downsides, the numerous benefits of public building far outweigh the risks, leaving the choice in the hands of the viewer.

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