Mistakes That Killed Goldee

A1. Single Founder

Drew Houston from Dropbox (originally a single founder, later found a co-founder)

A2. Wrong Choice of CTO

Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs

A3. Incompetent Developers

A4. Wrong Platform

B1. Bad Location

San Francisco
  • your employees
  • your customers
  • your investors
  • your partners
  • manufacturing (if you have one)
  • the know-how of the market
  • expense of living

B2. No Matching Investors

A16Z (Andreessen Horowitz)

C. Big Team

Tomas Baran



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Tomas Baran

Tomas Baran


husband, father, entrepreneur (Ambee/Goldee), designer, developer, marketer, adventurer