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This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Amity Sims on 2013-09-09

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network.

This week's top articles include 13 major failure and what you can learn from them, an opinion piece on why there are so few female entrepreneurs, 10 rules for startup survival, and more.

 

Check out our must read articles for the week of September 2 - September 7:


The 13 Biggest Failures From Successful Entrepreneurs and What They've Learned from them
One of the great things about our focus on transparency at Buffer is that we get to help other people learn from our experiences. This time, we wanted to learn about the darkest moments of successful and famous entrepreneurs and what their lesson has been.
What's Up With the Lack of Female-Led Venture-Backed Startups in Chicago?
Why aren't more women launching tech startups in Chicago? In a recent article from ChicagoBusiness.com, Katherine Raz explores why this is the case, and as it turns out, her answer may surprise you.
Are You 'Hands On Enough to Succeed in a Startup?
There is no substitute for diving into the key details of a new startup. Executives from large companies have sometimes long forgotten how to do this (“My people will contact your people to work out the details.”). Others hire consultants, or outsource much of the real work. These executives won’t survive long in a startup environment.
10 Rules for Survival in the Startup Lifestyle

This start-up stuff is really hard, right? Are you starting to wonder whether yours will work? Is doubt creeping in? Are the conversations between you and your cofounder(s) moving from spirited to…weary? Do you find yourself just a little less focused than you were a few months ago?

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