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How Startup Culture Is Killing Innovation

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Far from being the measure of disgrace it once was, failure now seems to be a sort of badge of honor. But underlying many popular Silicon Valley failure clichés is entrepreneurs' belief that "starting companies these days is akin to doing research in the past" — as if we don't need research when the opportunity to fail is so readily available.

Somewhere along the way, it got to be uncool to reduce one's risk of failure.

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