How we value failure
When startups fail, we give them more money; when entrepreneurs fail, their lives are over
(This is the second article in a series about what I learned from my year in startups, after transitioning from a 15+ year career in the public sector.)
We don’t talk about failure much in America, in general. Only the very wealthy are allowed to speak about how they once hit a stumbling block on their way to their fourth billion.