Startup Insider: The Power of Luck
By Early Investing on March 17, 2022
When investors evaluate startups, they need to consider a wide range of factors. Some factors — like founder experience and financial performance — are straightforward. Others — like profit potential and scalability — are more speculative and difficult to measure. Then there’s luck. As defined by Merriam-Webster, luck is a force that brings good fortune or adversity. And luck is not something that we can control. It is success (or failure, if you’re unlucky)…
News Fix: Handling Luck, Bitcoin Is Up and Podcasting Is Back
By Vin Narayanan on February 23, 2019
This week's News Fix examines the importance of luck for startups; an Excel error hurting a stock; and the latest from SoftBank, bitcoin and ketchup.