“Successful startups are all alike; every unsuccessful startup is unsuccessful in its own way.”

On May 5th, I gave a talk at Dogpatch Labs called Startup DNA: the formula behind successful startups in Silicon Valley. This is an updated version of my most popular talk ever, with over 200k views on Slideshare, where I share my personal observations on a few of the most important traits that make startups successful:

Startup DNA (Video)
Startup DNA (Slides)

For a much more detailed look at startups and careers, check out my book, Hello, Startup.