Published: March 3, 2016, 2:00 pm
The standard gameplan for a young startup seems obvious, even self-evident.
You start small and scrappy, forgoing sleep and usually significant amounts of pay for years until your product starts really resonating with customers.
From there, you find ways to scale up and maximize your reach and in the end, if you can avoid all the minefields along the way, you cash out with a big IPO and take your seat among the big boys of business, right?
That’s the standard narrative around startups in the media, but it’s very rarely how things work out.
And many founders are (Read more...