Initially, 80% of startups fail at designing a workable solution to early adopters’ problem, from whom they can learn. Out of the remaining 20%, 80% fail at building on-going traction from a core market. Eventually, 80% of the few that survive fail at scaling this traction up, because they weren’t prepared from day one.
"We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works." — Douglas ADAMS
— Philippe MÉDA (@icopilots) January 29, 2017
Give me the black sheep. I want artists who are frustrated. I want the ones who have another way of doing things that nobody’s listening to. Give us all the guys who are probably already heading out the door.
Brad BIRD, Pixar
All unsuccessful innovation are alike; every successful innovation is successful in its own way.
— Philippe MÉDA (@icopilots) January 3, 2016