Browsing: Entrepreneurship

I read the title “Entrepreneurs don’t have a special gene for risk — they come from families with money” and just about threw up in my mouth. It was meant to rile the reader up — the typicial link-bait bullshit headline that draws one in: By now, this piece on already cash-wealthy entrepreneurs has been making the rounds a lot so I thought I’d just add my quick thoughts: I was not born with a silver spoon. My parents did just fine and provided for my brother and I well, but had to work incredibly hard just to do that. I didn’t come from a family of money, instead from a family of insanely hard workers. Ryan and I have both carved out a successful path for ourselves having learned from that ethic. While we may not be many, there are some entrepreneurs that weren’t born into big dollars and…