Guest Post Startups have as much to learn about success as they do from failure.
Guest Post You know that you want to quit your job and that you want to start a startup. You’ve had this desire for quite sometime now and you really must begin. But you don’t.
Guest Post Here are some of the strangest startup blunders I've come across, and tips to avoid similar problems in your own company.
The founder of the Ning social networking platform and MightyBell offers candid advice about failure.
When we don’t share our mistakes, no-one else can learn from them. As a result, collectively, we waste a huge amount of time, money and our sanity making the same ones again and again.
What happens if a crowdsourced project fails? Do contributors get their money back?
In an NPR interview, Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler seems to suggest that has never happened ... that failed projects which are unable to deliver promised goods are "a bridge that has not yet been crossed."
Fifty-plus sites, 375 million page views a month, 4.5 million contributors, and $30 million in venture capital: Ben Huh's Cheezburger Network has come a long ways from one little cat cartoon site, I Can Haz Cheezburger.
In Silicon Valley, people fail. And they fail often. But one of the elements of Silicon Valley that makes it such a petri dish for startups is its tolerance for failure. In Korea, however, failure is still a taboo.
Not every startup succeeds. Most persistent entrepreneurs eventually find themselves with a business that is failing or going nowhere. There’s lots of advice about starting a new business and navigating a great exit. People don’t like to talk about less …
Gene Yoon has been a founder, startup executive, venture capitalist and lawyer over the last decade in Silicon Valley. His current startup, Bynamite, is attempting an idea that many have failed at before. He submitted this story to VentureBeat.
(Editor’s note: Clate Mask is co-author of the New York Times bestseller Conquer the Chaos and CEO of Infusionsoft,. He submitted this column to VentureBeat.)
The lifelong “company man” has become a relic of the past. New businesses are being …
Silicon Valley celebrates its successes, but the failure rate is generally much, much higher. But what makes the Valley different than other entrepreneur-rich areas is how it deals with those failures. Randy Komisar of Kleiner Perkins, in this entrepreneur though …