You don’t need to look far to find examples of how dysfunctional the Silicon Valley/San Francisco startup culture is. It seems to exist in a worldview bubble, even if it might not be an economic one.
However, since I actually work for a startup (London-based though) I’m going to let others do the talking and hole-poking.
You can start a business without a long game in mind. And your long game is allowed to change (so long as your values don't).— Alex Hillman (@alexhillman) May 23, 2015
But if you wait until the shit has already hit the fan to figure out what you're really playing the game for, you've already lost.— Alex Hillman (@alexhillman) May 23, 2015
Startup Narcissism by (6596 words).
Biggest problem I've seen is entrepreneurs who want to overthrow e.g. banks without understanding of what they actually *do*.— Patrick McKenzie (@patio11) May 27, 2015
You'd be shocked how many people a) think blockchains are the future of bookkeeping and b) are unaware that double-entry books are a thing.— Patrick McKenzie (@patio11) May 27, 2015
“Simple ideas are especially convenient for consultants to pick up and spread.“— Bob Marshall (@flowchainsensei) May 27, 2015
Friends don't let friends start companies to address infrequent use cases.— Startup L. Jackson (@StartupLJackson) May 27, 2015
FB and Google close off XMPP access. iMessage will never be open. The internet is abandoning its core principles, and has never been worse.— Andrew S (@orang55) May 28, 2015
hello welcome to startup
here are your poorly defined goals
these are your arbitrary deadlines
this is your inexperienced boss
— Danilo (@_danilo) May 20, 2014
School Counselor: “So what do you want to be when you grow up?”
School Counselor: sigh me too (@EverythingGoats)