Design and Innovation Daily

Can bankruptcy and vulnerability be good things?

Posted in entrepreneurship, theory by Dan on November 16, 2009

Morten Lund is an entrepreneur who, despite having founded 88 startups in the past, is (as of last month) bankrupt due to his latest investment–but doesn’t seem to be unhappy about it. He discussed this at a conference last year, shown in this 13-minute video. (Found via Pamela Slim, who wrote a little more about this last month: “The beauty of dirty laundry”)

A recent BusinessWeek article discusses why “a sense of vulnerability” is important to an innovator: The Innovator’s Vulnerability


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