Startups are… interesting. They can be unpredictable. They can be challenging. Going from employment into the startup world is like moving from earth to try and colonize some other planet. So many unknowns. But startups are also great fun, if you have the heart for it.
Of course all (or at least most startup founders have dreams of reaching Facebook-level success or being acquired by a company like Google – which can be a misconception); well grand dreams are all well and good, but what really gets you there? In between founding and attaining these grand levels there’s a whole process in between that can be quite tricky to navigate. So what to do? Well, how about some advice from some startup pros?….
Om Malik, founder of GigaOM has a great post on 10 really good articles on entrepreneurship. His full post is here. Here are links to the 10 articles. The writers also happen to be great people to follow on Twitter. This should be good reading especially for those in Africa who are either early on in the startup game or interested in getting in on this