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All the Startup Advice You Read is Wrong

All the Startup Advice You Read is Wrong | Enterprenuership | Scoop.it

There are two big problems with reading about what made other companies successful: 1. Correlation is not Causation 2. Everything depends


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Guillaume Decugis's curator insight, June 8, 2013 12:45 AM
But as Ev explains in this brilliant post on medium, "you should read some anyway". For ideas and inspiration. Couldn't agree more. He even goes as far as criticizing the "hire only A players" rule which has always been pissing me off to the point where I feel it became the "I want a world in peace" of the Valley. Of course you want a world in peace and only A players. But what if you can't?
Jek Zhg's comment, June 19, 2013 11:37 PM
which startup advice may be right? correlation is not causation
Benoit Arnaud's curator insight, July 25, 2013 2:00 AM

I confirm!... It's all about people, and we have no deep reasearch about entrepreneurs' skills...

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Fail Fast: How 5 Startups Got a Second Chance

"Pivot" is often viewed as a dirty word in the startup world, with the assumption being that the founders failed in some way. But sometimes failing — or at least acknowledging you're on the wrong course — is the best path toward success.


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16 Common Mistakes Young Startups Make

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Are you working on a startup? If so, I hate to break it to you, but there's a good chance it will fail. In fact, recent research shows that 75% of startups fail (based on a study of 2,000 startups that received VC funding from 2004 to 2010).

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SERVICE BUSINESS - The Only Five Essential Elements of Website Content for A Small Services Business

SERVICE BUSINESS - The Only Five Essential Elements of Website Content for A Small Services Business | Enterprenuership | Scoop.it
In the last six months, I've reviewed over 30 business websites with a view to helping these businesses figure out how they can make their marketing more effective. Especially if you are a small se...

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Peg Corwin's curator insight, June 18, 2013 4:49 PM

Websites of service busnesses need to answer these questions:


  • How can you help me?
  • How can I trust you
  • Wait, who ARE you?
  • How do I reach you?
  • I'm not convinced yet - tell me more.