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Have a seemingly decent idea. Build a seemingly workable product. Know people / have a shiny thing on your resume.

Why the surprise at all this? Here in NYC I speak to funded startup founders and employees every other day who lack basic business, business management, and people management skills and experience. Investor actions (i.e. $$$$) seriously devalue these things now.

(But we have advisors!!!!!!!)

/jadedrant




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