This week I went to a rodeo for the first time in my life. I've been to English riding events before - dressage, hunter jumpers, and eventing - but this was my first rodeo. The punchline: I'm hooked! It was such an entertaining evening with several events, the constant threat of danger for the cowboys and cowgirls, and the thrill of a rallying crowd.
Naturally, at some point I started wondering if there were any similarities to the events playing out in front of me and a startup. Here's what I saw:
Punchline - There are Definite Parallels
For each of the four points above I believe we can draw very close parallels to the life of a startup.