Entrepreneurs: born or made?

>> Saturday, March 13, 2010

Can entrepreneurs be made? I tend to believe so either.
Worth reading.

“Silicon Valley investors often have a picture in their heads of the type of person who is worthy of funding: young, brash, stubborn, and arrogant. They believe that successful entrepreneurs come from entrepreneurial families and that they start their entrepreneurial journey by selling lemonade while in grade school.
Entrepreneurs aren’t born, they’re made.
My team surveyed549 successful entrepreneurs. We found that the majority didn’t have entrepreneurial parents. They didn’t even have entrepreneurial aspirations while going to school. They simply got tired of working for others, had a great idea they wanted to commercialize, or woke up one day with an urgent desire to build wealth before they retired. So they took the big leap.”

Can Entrepreneurs Be Made?
By Vivek Wadhwa, TechCrunch


Anonymous,  March 18, 2018 at 4:52 AM  

You are so awesome! I do not think I've read through a single thing like
that before. So wonderful to find another person with some unique thoughts on this subject.

Seriously.. thanks for starting this up. This site is one thing
that is needed on the web, someone with a little originality!

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