What Darwin Can Teach Us About Entrepreneurship

In the startup world (particularly in Silicon Valley) there is a lot of talk about “pivoting”. This concept has it’s roots in the idea that you may start out with a crap-tastic idea, but with enough product changes and persistence you will eventually hit upon something that rocks.

I agree that one can move mountains with the right amount of determination and the adaptability to change – but I think the series of swivels a startup makes to go from #fail to #epic is more like an evolution than a series of pivots.


In the beginning, there was an idea…

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