The odds of a startup succeeding are low. But, the odds of any one idea out of more than 60 pitches inspiring the right team to come together and execute are actually much lower. I can’t even begin to quantify the likelihood that the team goes on to pitch the following weekend in front of an investor who is also an avid disc golfer. We’ve done the startup equivalent of anti-gravity. The odds mean nothing now.
Some more thoughts from a former colleague, and excellent Startup Weekend leader… In case you missed it, I offered some thoughts here.