Monday 17th February 2020

    Why I quit being a Startup Dad


    At the age of 49, I had to face it. I am not Elon Musk. There was no way I could do the startup thing and at the same time take care of four little ones. I have been trying for some time, just to realize there is no way I can provide security and stability, while being out there exploring new frontiers. Startups are for kamikaze pilots. And while some may survive (even thrive) most will perish, and without the glory attached.

    I know this because I have been an entrepreneur for 20+ years. I have had success and failure. I have done the startup thing more than once. I have worked for years without being paid properly. I have had to pay the hired people before providing for myself. I even did that while having kids.

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