My first startup, Me…

KP Reddy
KP Reddy
Nov 25, 2017 · 6 min read

While my book “What you know about startups is wrong.” is due out January 2018, there are some pieces that didn't make it into the book.

The mainstream news is jam-packed with stories of entrepreneurial risk-takers like Musk. As a result, the number one urban legend about being an entrepreneur today is that anybody can be one. A huge start-up culture feeds that myth with classes, books, podcasts, coaching, university degrees, certifications, and mastermind groups. Pithy, cool, and cursing motivational speakers on entrepreneurship are everywhere (but many have never been real entrepreneurs…