The Pear Almanac

An early-stage founder’s guide.

How do I craft my pitch? When should I start marketing? How do I grow my company? The Pear Almanac is packed with key information that will get you started on the right foot and set you up for a more successful founder’s journey.

Product-market fit

A company has product-market fit when you’ve built a product people love and they can’t live without your product.


Building a great product is not enough. You also need to figure out how to reach customers in an efficient and scalable way. It’s an iterative process that requires testing various approaches.


We understand your first priority after raising capital is to make key hires. Hiring the right people quickly is a defining moment in building a successful company. Learn how to hire well beyond the early stage.


Every founder needs to become an expert at fundraising to build a successful venture scale company. It’s not just about the tactics, but having the right foundation for your company and a compelling pitch that answers key questions about your market and generates excitement.