Why are startup founders so often young and single?
👨🏫 Geoff Ralston. Startup founder and Y Combinator partner on the future of education and technology.May 20
Age in itself is not particularly important, and neither is the ability to work hard and spend the time and energy. But the fact that younger founders do not have as many distractions, such as children or a spouse, and other dependencies, that gives them a certain advantage. To find more time to focus something has to give, and often, for the best founders, their personal life and their family is what gives.