Even the most successful investors and serial entrepreneurs regularly debate the question of how ‘entrepreneurship-friendly’ ecosystems flourish. There are no quantifiable metrics to measure the health of an ecosystem, so any attempts to cite a fact to back up the solidity of an ecosystem inherently lacks direct causality. In fact, the concept of a ‘startup ecosystem’ is in itself debatable. What are the basic building blocks for a healthy ecosystem anyway?
Entrepreneurs are a gifted breed of individuals who are insanely busy with a seemingly impossible task.
They must balance a surge of new ideas while trying to capture every opportunity to grow their company and master the art of listening, yet also decipher what a bunch of people are telling them to do (thinking they know what is best for the company).