Founders Flash

This week’s articles discuss why most start-ups fail, profile an entrepreneur’s experience at New York Fashion Week, question why failure encourages creativity with employees, and offer advice on how to invest like a venture capitalist.

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail – Deborah Gage, The Wall Street Journal

According to recent research, three-quarters of venture capital firms do not see a return on their start-up investments.

Give Employees the Chance to Fail – Tom Henderson, Crain’s Detroit Business

An entrepreneur says encouraging employees to fail will give employees more opportunity for creativity.

How to Invest Like a Venture Capitalist – Dan Newman, The Motley Fool

Financial expert offers advice on how to invest like a venture capitalist.

This post was authored by Founders Workbench.

 
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