Entrepreneurs are a Little Crazy

David Cummings on Startups

Fourteen years ago the dot-com crash had just finished and I went to my professor asking for $20k. He obliged, I started recruiting classmates as summer interns, and sought out my college advisor to take a leave of absence even though I was only 2.5 credits away from graduating. In hindsight, I was a little crazy, yet completely determined to succeed.

Jason Lemkin likes entrepreneurs that are a little crazy, in a good way:

Here are a few ideas to evaluate if an entrepreneur is a little crazy:

  • When they talk, is there a glint in their eye that what they’re pitching might actually happen?
  • Is there a feeling of determination that they’ll walk through walls to be successful?
  • Are they blissfully ignorant to the challenges ahead while…

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