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Aren't most startup founders straight out of school and never worked anywhere full time in software? Maybe that's why they behave like they do with only small guidance from their VCs that could well be detached from reality too.

Or, as the title of the post suggests, the VC guidance is to look for suckers.

The average age of a software startup founder is 40 [1].

[1] https://hbr.org/2018/07/research-the-average-age-of-a-succes...

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