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Are entrepreneurs born or made? Adeo Ressi weighs in on This Week in Startups

Posted by Amity Sims on 2013-05-29

Earlier this month, Adeo Ressi sat down with Jason Calacanis of This Week in Startups to discuss the Founder Institute's unique method of measuring entrepreneurial success, and how his four year old company has managed to become the world's largest early-stage startup accelerator.

During their candid interview, Adeo explains how the Founder Institute is able to determine the success of any one person with over 85% accuracy. He says, throughout the Institute’s four years in operation, FI has gathered enough data to make surprisingly accurate evaluations of everyone involved in the Institute, including applicants, graduates, and even regional directors. One of the big finds; "attributes of successful entrepreneurs are more genetic than circumstantial", says Ressi, particularly one’s ability to adapt to new situations.

Be sure to check out the video below, and click here to join the conversation on this latest installment of This Week in Startups on LinkedIn.

 

                 

 

For more insights from Adeo, RSVP for tomorrow's exclusive webinar, Developing a Vision for your Startup Idea streaming live at 6:00pm PST. During this one hour segment, Adeo will discuss what it takes to develop a rough idea into a solid vision, and provide guidance on how to accelerate that vision into a sustainable company. Then, viewers can share their ideas with Adeo, live simulcast via webcam, to receive constructive feedback.

In order to guarantee your spot and get the login details, RSVP for this webinar today.

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