Y-Combinator Co-Founder: Why Mean People Fail

December 1st, 2014

Y-Combinator’s co-founder, Paul Graham shares his optimistic view on why meanness among startup founders is maladaptive. “One of the things the internet has shown us is how mean people can be. […] And yet while there are clearly a lot of mean people out there, there are next to none among the most successful people I know. What’s going on here? Are meanness and success inversely correlated?”