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Best ways to kill your startup

Avoiding these mistakes will make your startup journey much easier.

Bram Krommenhoek
Jan 16, 2018 · 6 min read

The result?

Huh? What game?

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Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

1. Starting on your own

The low points in a startup are so low that few could bear them alone. When you have multiple founders, each thinks “I can’t let my friends down.” This is one of the most powerful forces in human nature, and it’s missing when there’s just one founder.


2. No alignment between co-founders


3. Bad hiring practices


4. Choosing a market you don’t know


5. Copying others blindly


6. Not focusing on your finances


Conclusion

Call to Action

What steps can I take to avoid the mistakes mentioned above?


Two last things…

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Bram Krommenhoek

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Failed founder. I share my "Aha"s and "Oh shit"s. As seen in The Mission, The Startup, uxdesign.cc

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Bram Krommenhoek

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Failed founder. I share my "Aha"s and "Oh shit"s. As seen in The Mission, The Startup, uxdesign.cc

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