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Silicon Valley’s “graduating class” of 2009: Where are they now?

I was taken aback by a former serial entrepreneur when he told me, upon selling his last start-up to a Big Company, that he was finished doing start-ups — the way he put it was, “I’ve graduated.”   The intent of the metaphor is clear: start-ups are a great way to get an education in a hurry, learning about various aspects of a business as you wear different hats.  His education done, he was ready for big-time business.  But that’s not the part that shocked me. Continue reading Silicon Valley’s “graduating class” of 2009: Where are they now?