Day 1 Close: Are Recessions Good Times to Start Startups?

When

Wed, 28 Sep: 15:30 - 16:00 PDT

Open to All

Physical
Location

W2, The HUB Stage, WEST HALL

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Session Description

 

What do Uber, Airbnb and CNN all have in common? They were startups during economic downturns. Uber and Airbnb during the GFC of 2007-2009; CNN in 1980 with US inflation at 15% per year. Do tough economic times make you tougher and more nimble for when things turn up? Or is “trial by fire” overrated?


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