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I don't know who your advisers were, but there's an alarming trend in tech/startups right now where anyone associated with a startup becomes classified as a mentor. Some of the accelerator programs sprouting up have some very speculative names as "mentors" -- people who just seem to have a few years of experience, perhaps mid-level experience, who haven't built their own company, haven't led their own go-to-market strategy, and whose advice on product is no better than you'd get on any forum.



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