Founder of Toofr, eNPS, Thinbox. Fmr CEO/cofounder of Scripted. Believer in bootstrapping. Resident of Contra Costa County. I do @emailpatterns.
Parallel entrepreneurship has a negative stigma, but there are a lot of people in this room that do it successfully.
There are also several public examples of superhuman parallel entrepreneurs:
Most parallel entrepreneurs have backgrounds in writing or finance, not programming. They're able to switch between different projects by being very regimented and being creative about their resources.
Fun fact: most parallel entrepreneurs structure their businesses as LLCs.
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