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For Every Start Up That Works There Is A Common Threat Of Occasional Dumb Luck

The book noted common themes that emerged, like the overconfidence that comes with sitting on a lot of capital for the first time.

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Most of the Chief Executive Officer (CEOs) do come across with lot many stories of failure and success, but the fact that women entrepreneurs get catch up more, say Sidharth Rao, Author, Name of the book ' How I Almost Blew It'.

The author Sidharth Rao in his book 'How I Almost Blew It' writes about many success stories about entrepreneurs. Media reports either vanity milestones like achieving funding, or on the opposite spectrum, tragedies including mass layoffs and more. However, the journey of a start-up is much more nuanced than that, and he wanted to trace it.  

The book noted common themes that emerged, like the overconfidence that comes with sitting on a lot of capital for the first time.

The author asserts that Common threat factor of a lot of successful dumb luck-moments all entrepreneurs blew it to massively successful, a lazy book capturing someone else's story and rapping narrative as women entrepreneurs get caught up a lot.  

Co-founder issues are a real risk that never actually captured competition self-combusting. Random things happen in a start-up journey, for instance, Sify’s Consumer business is facing a loss of crores in revenues.  

The book has beautifully captured the Web Chutney CEO entrepreneurial journey.


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