If our startup sinks, everyone else gets a life raft — but Founders go down with the ship.
There are a million stories about how to scale a successful startup, but what we rarely hear about is what happens when things aren't so rosy, which is ironic since most startups don't have that picturesque outcome.
The reality is most Founders find themselves inextricably tied to their startup baby at a very personal financial level. This means when things go sideways, it's not just the startup that's in jeopardy — it's our personal lives that get pulled into the mucky-muck.
Most big businesses of today were once small, scrappy, and innovative startups.
We all know the feeling in the beginning when ever...