Please forward this error screen to 67. Want do your best and god will do the rest essay start a startup?
I tell my own kids? I’m going to tell you. It’s like skiing in that way. Why do the founders ignore the partners’ advice? Y Combinator but part of its raison d’etre. You can, however, trust your instincts about people. I ignored it because he seemed so impressive.
This is one case where it pays to be self-indulgent. Mark Zuckerberg didn’t succeed because he was an expert on startups. It would set off alarms. From the outside that seems like what startups do. Eventually I realized why it was happening.
I’m not attacking the educational system for being this way. I confess I did it myself in college. It was like a game. Why do the founders always make things so complicated? I realized, is that they’re looking for the trick.
But that doesn’t work with startups. The dangerous thing is, faking does work to some degree on investors. But it’s not in your interest to. So stop looking for the trick. So there is a real opportunity cost here. It never gets any easier. The nature of the problems change.
And what are the universities thinking? To be fair, the universities have their hand forced here. Can universities teach students about startups? Given this dichotomy, which of the two paths should you take? I can answer that one for you.
20 is not the optimal time to do it. Starting a startup is like a brutally fast depth-first search. Mark Zuckerberg will never get to bum around a foreign country. There’s not even a tradeoff here. Should you do it at any age?