The startup world is extreme. Very few people are successful startup entrepreneurs, but an entire industry has cropped up with a distinctly obnoxious range of language, rituals, and social media-fueled nonsense.
One of the problems with the Silicon Valley-style startup culture is the misguided belief that innovation must be sexy.
To understand the ride-sharing market, an entrepreneur should become an expert on the history of city-based transportation, which would provide her with a deep appreciation and respect for the many challenges of moving people around cities.
Although the cost and logistical complexity of starting a technology-powered business have plummeted, the number of Americans starting news ones has collapsed.
American espionage in World War II was carried out by freaks.
Caroll Spinney is a capitalist hero.
Juul’s mission is “to improve the lives of the world’s one billion adult smokers” by helping them “move to reduced risk products.”
JP Morgan would not have been able to steer European investments or consolidate a giant industry without valuable, unique information.