The stereotype of the startup founder

My dataset showed that the founders of billion-dollar companies were more likely to have PhDs than be dropouts, many of them had entirely non-technical co-founders, fewer than 15 percent went through any accelerator program, many weren’t solving a personal problem, and very few were first to market.

I wonder how many people don't found a startup simply because they don't match the stereotype.

This is one of the many passages and charts Alessandro finds in books and articles on a daily basis. They span many disciplines, including:

Alessandro occasionally adds a personal note to them. The whole collection is available here.