<![CDATA[Startups are hard to run. It is common knowledge now that 9 out 10 startups will probably fail. But even with this statistics more and more startups are being founded with the hope of becoming unicorns. In a series of essays Paul Graham has written on how to think and go about startups. In particular this essay on doing things that don’t scale is a great one. Airbnb founders cite this advice as one of the key reasons their startup avoided failure and achieved growth.
”Sometimes the right unscalable trick is to focus on a deliberately narrow market.
It’s like keeping a fire contained at first to get it really hot before adding more logs”
This infographic by Anna Vital has visualized the whole concept behind ‘doing things that don’t scale’ in a great way.
Read more: Doing Things That Don’t Scale]]>