Posts tagged Failure

Post Mortem on a Failed Startup

When you invest in startups, you see the good and the not so good.  Inevitably, you hear a lot of stories about why a particular startup failed.   Here is one startup CEO honest analysis of their company.  Hopefully, this …






When To Quit

Knowing when to quit might be one of the hardest things mentally, physically and emotionally in entrepreneurship.  It’s just super hard on a founder.  Failure has a terrible taste.  Failure can lead to health problems, mental problems.  It’s just brutal. …






Make a Difference Today

My friend Syapse CEO Glenn Winokur posted this article.  It’s worth a read.  I am going to lift the quotes and write my own thing.  Part of this is a message to startups I have invested in.  The startup life can …






Are You Real? Do You Lead From Your Heart?

A video posted by Fred Wilson today is interesting for a lot of reasons.  It could be an entire start of a psychotherapy session for some people.  One point that was brought up was about leadership.  Great leaders are authentic. …






Failure Is Hard

One of the things about being in a start up is there is a high failure rate.  As a matter of fact, and statistics, most fail.  Learning from failure is one of the tricks of the game.  Marc Pincus failed …