Suffering From Depression? Don’t Do That Start-up!

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Suffering From Depression? Don't Do That Start-up!

With some regularity I read articles about some amiable, accomplished and brilliant young kid that decides to end their life in the start-up scene. Invariably they’ve managed to come a very long way along some perceived curve of success and then there is a snag. Either they plateau in their growth, the start-up tanks or there is some other hiccup that causes trouble.

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Is It Fair To Compare Founding A Startup To Gambling?

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Is It Fair To Compare Founding A Startup To Gambling?

“Nine out of ten people on your table will fail. If you are the one lucky person who wins, you will hit it really big. If you lose, you will not gain anything, and will probably lose all your savings. You might have to double down at times, hoping that you will be the winner. It is stressful, thrilling, and fun since you love the game”
Two activities can fit that description – founding startups, and gambling.

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Thought provoking:Close the Incubators and Accelerators, Open FabLabs and MakerSpaces instead

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Thought provoking:Close the Incubators and Accelerators, Open FabLabs and MakerSpaces instead

In this post, I’m calling African investors, individuals and governments to avoid putting more money in creating new accelerators or business incubators, for the simple reason that BEFORE you can incubate or accelerate you need to have something to accelerate.

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