October 22, 2016
As a new founder, it’s hard to imagine all the ways it’s possible to completely mess up your company. However, mistakes, screw-ups and failures happen every day – they key is to learn from them. At least, that’s what Jason Mendelson has learned in his extensive tenure in the world of business.
As a Techstars mentor and the cofounder of the Foundry Group, Mendelson gave a talk called 20 Ways to Blow Up Your Company. Mendelson talked about picking a bad idea, hiring bad employees, being arrogant, relying on what you don’t know, being overly emotional rather than analytic, understanding your business model and much more.
Kick back and take some time to watch this helpful video that will keep you from blowing up your company.
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