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Keep in mind that to become as rich as the partners at 37Signals you have to be just as much of an outlier as the people who found your average high growth startup and have a successful exit. The average SaaS business makes nowhere close to 8 figures a year. Venture backed startups certainly have higher variance, but I wouldn't agree that its black-and-white that starting a SaaS small business is a more reliable way to become wealthy enough to never have to work again.

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