Friday, August 7, 2015

When Picking a Startup to Join, Focus on the Company (Not the Role)

Posted By: George Deeb - 8/07/2015

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Startups are really risky.  And, if you are looking to join one, know going in you have a 9 in 10 chance that company won’t be in business within a couple years from now, and you’ll have to be looking for a new job again.  Venture capitalists can get around these odds, by investing in ten companies, hoping one hits it big, with a portfolio driven mindset.  Unfortunately, you as an employee, only get one “bite at the apple” at a time, since you cannot concurrently work for ten companies.

Read the rest of this post in Forbes, which I guest authored this week.

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