Posts by Michael Conover

  • The image of a young, unstoppable founder is certainly appealing — cultivated in movies like “The Social Network” and through press-friendly initiatives like the Thiel 20 Under 20, there’s plenty in popular culture to suggest that the essential ingredients of entrepreneurship are little more than youth and a healthy dose of determination. This narrative is appealing – after all, dropping out of college to make millions of dollars sounds like a pretty great proposition…