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How viable are they? First thing I think of when I hear “ten year old startup” is that they are never going to make it. Not necessarily true in this case (or many other cases), but honestly that’s what I thought when I read your first sentence.
Jerry, you’re reading what you want to see. No where in Fred’s post does the word “startup” appear.
bad wording on my partthey are a ten year old company that has been profitable for the past fiveyears with hundreds of customersfred
It’s really just the beginning. Y Combinator is an experiment, right? So they are learning a lot from this experience, and I’m not surprised that after only 4 years they haven’t dented Wall Street yet. Unless this is 1999, it usually takes at least 5 – 10 years to do that.So it is important to read what Paul Graham writes simply because he learns things — not everyone from Ivy League or MIT or Stanford comes across as smart; one of the key elements is that the doctrine of the elect applies to startups; launch and iterate — and passes it along to all of us for free.I’m excited that startup scenes are cropping up across the USA. They act as a sort of filter, but inevitably some will be more successful than others. Y Combinator and TechStars seem to be strong, and I like Founders Co-op in Seattle. Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Philly, and D.C. could make it happen with their yc clones.Maybe we will learn something about the process that is essential to achieving IPO.
You left this excellent comment on the wrong postYou might consider cutting and pasting it into the YC post’s comment thread so it gets seen
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