Yes, there are many who do that, and it often bothers me.
Specifically, I see growing numbers of people who simply draw from the enormous overabundance of startup advice available and repeat the common clichés because they sound good.
The world of startups is full of bad advice that sounds good. ... (more)
I agree with both Matt Chanoff and Richard Reiner answers here, and I second Richard's reaction to "commercialization." But I've seen this work in my local area, with my local angel investment group, so maybe my experience can help flesh this out.
We have two major universities in our area, the University of Oregon and Oregon State, and we've invested i... (more)
I have a lot of experience with this question. A lot of the answers here are wrong because they generalize, although I see several that look pretty good, pointing out that the specifics make the difference. But I care, so I can't resist adding my answer.
I have an MBA degree and I bootstrapped a software company past $10M annual sales and was a co-foun... (more)