Effects of Entrepreneurship of Savings (Graph)

Posted on January 13, 2010. Filed under: startups, venture capital | Tags: , , |

I’d like to appologize in advance of this post to my parents, and especially my mother, who is going to freak out when she sees this graph… sorry mom.

In March of 2008 I left the posh world of venture capital to become an entrepreneur.  I told myself at that moment that I didn’t care about my personal comfort or the luxuries to which I had become accustomed…in fact, in some perverse way I actually hungered to “go to $0.”  I remember thinking that in order to truly understand mainstream America and the masses of our population, I needed to experience some sort of financial struggle. Turns out I was right.  A huge part of JumpPost is about increasing consumer liquidity and putting a little extra cash in people’s pockets. Doubt I would have arrived at this concept while making gobs of money. Anyway, below is a graph of what entrepreneurship does to your bank account. If you’re not prepared to ski down this run, you might think twice about getting on the lift…

Sorry about resolution: image is clickable, so you can expand to see the gory details:

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