Paul Graham : Why Startup's Fail

Darren drew my attention to an essay by Paul Graham entitled “The 18 Mistakes that Kill Startups“. Its a pretty good list but of course it could just as easily be entitled “The 18 mistakes that kill companies”. The only difference is that when big companies (DEC, Data General, Compaq, Symbolics, Thinking Machines, ICL) make these mistakes, death is long and lingering rather than short and sharp.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.