Startup Detox Series — Part 1: Why Being Mission-Driven is not Enough

Jessica Newfield
Dec 12, 2019 · 9 min read
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But aren’t unicorns and the “sharing economy” trying to address these serious challenges through mission-driven companies?

Unicorns fail and will continue to fail by design to accomplish their impact objectives.

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“ The old tech industry was run by engineers and MBAs; the new tech industry is populated by young, amoral hustlers” — Dan Lyons, Disrupted

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Mark Zuckerberg at Senate hearings regarding Cambridge Analytica scandal. Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images

Technological breakthroughs are useless without the right leadership approach.

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