Startup Founders Are Not Rock Stars

But Creative People Make Awesome Entrepreneurs

Joe Procopio
4 min readMay 8

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One of my investor friends has a habit of introducing me as a “rock star.” He means it affectionately, so it’s flattering. It’s just not true. I’m not a startup rock star. I know this because I used to be an actual rock star. For like five minutes. I’ll get to that.

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Joe Procopio

Multi-exit, multi-failure entrepreneur. NLG pioneer & eService expert. Building TeachingStartup.com & GetSpiffy.com. Uncommon founder. More at joeprocopio.com