Seeing the Future

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Entrepreneurs need to see the future, building products and services that meet the needs of future customers. As an investor, you need to be able at least tell when such a vision is likely to happen, and separate those from lovely visions that are unlikely to ever be reality.

Part 1: What are the causes of startup failure and success?

What does good timing look like?

Part 2: Timing

Let’s look at an example of how timing and luck play out.

Part 3: WeWork

When the world gives you a pandemic, make lemonade.

Part 4: Make Lemonade

The next time you see a startup pitch, step back from the good/bad feeling and think about which part of the pitch were current reality and which were visions of the future.

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