Startup God Paul Graham Has 6 Pieces Of Advice For Anyone Thinking About Doing Their Own Company

Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham gave a 45 minute presentation to a class full of Stanford students, which he summed up in 4,000 words on his blog.

His main point: Startups are counterintuitive. If you want to start one, there are six unusual things you should realise about running a company.

“Startups are so weird that if you trust your instincts, you’ll make a lot of mistakes,” Graham writes.

Here are the main points he makes:

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