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WHY STARTUPS DIE SLOW DEATHS

Young tech companies are supposed to “fail fast,” but founders just can’t let go.

LIFE IS A SERIES of launch parties when you write about early-stage startups every day. Between 2012 and 2014, I profiled 488 different startups, from 10gen and 10sheet to Zynga and Zypsee. Conventional wisdom says 80% to 90% of them were

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