What’s wrong with building a company and growing it slightly slower but steadily? I’m sure you’ve done great work on your tech stack, sales, etc. ; but the overall strategy was wrong, and that’s nothing to be proud of evangelize like this posts seems to do (full of congratulations, etc.)
I understand that we all make lots of mistakes and most founders will fail many times before they finally get there… but it really seems to me like this post is advocating that startups walk on your track by growing without keeping track of the costs associated, and burning all the money you raised in one year without any plans for the future. Again, nothing to be proud of.